Ceramics Handbuilding: Construction Techniques

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Programme Overview

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£225/£205 (discounted)


13 March - 23 March (10 week course)
Please note that the GSA will be closed on Monday 10th February 2020

6:30pm - 9pm

Claire Adams

Programme Overview

This term one only course introduces participants to a range of handbuilding, moulding and finishing techniques suitable to make both complex functional ceramic pieces as well as sculptural objects. Participants will explore a range of techniques including pinch pots/coiling, slab building, working with plaster and press moulds as well a variety of glazing and finishes. By the end of the course students will have produced a number of pieces in clay and developed their creative and practical skills using this material. Students will also be encouraged to develop their own self-directed projects throughout the course. This course is suitable for beginners and those with previous experience.

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Discounted Fees
If you are a senior citizen in receipt of a state pension, unemployed or a full time FE or HE student, the discounted fee as stated in the course description is applicable. You will be required to email a scanned copy of your evidence to open-studio@gsa.ac.uk

To benefit from the Discounted Fee, select the course you want to attend and enter the code Discount_Autumn in the promotion code box.


Please note that the GSA will be closed on Monday 10th February 2020