Course overview

From beginner to intermediate this course is designed for you to develop your creative side and have a go at developing different clay hand-building techniques, plus a chance explore the different decorative styles working with Clay. By the end of the course you should have lots of different pottery pieces and different pottery skills. You will be in a group with others and led by a talented Arts and Crafts tutor. Your work will be taken away and fired in a kiln by the tutor and it will be yours to keep!

Course description

This creative hand clay course allows you to explore your art and craft skills to find practices that you enjoy. Whether you like drawing, painting, origami, or craft-making, art courses can help you find a relaxing hobby. This creative hand clay course is ideal if you want to feel calm while developing your creativity skills. Learn the basic skills and techniques to produce your own clay pieces, explore the tools and materials needed and take inspiration from other creators, all whilst being guided by an experienced WEA tutor. You will need access to the internet to take this hand clay course as our tutors use the WEA's digital learning portal, Canvas, to send you important information and tasks. Your artwork will be uploaded to canvas as evidence of learning. You will work in a group and will end up with your own pottery piece that you can take home. This course is a wonderful way to meet others, explore your creative side and build confidence at the same time. You will be with like minded people in a relaxed atmosphere and your tutor will ensure you are guided all the way to your final masterpiece!

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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