Course overview

This course has been designed to help and encourage you to explore and develop further within your creativity and understanding of the clay building structures, encouraging you to search for new ideas and discover the different hand-building pottery skills, that are involved with make different clay structures, learning the techniques of both functional and sculptural pieces as well as learning several different decorative techniques, allowing you to expand and explore your own decorative clay building styles working within the clay structure, designing and developing your own decorative styles too, using a variety of different colourful paints. There will be lots of discussion, a chance to share knowledge, current skills and ideas. Plus looking into well-known potters who use the different techniques that we will be exploring and discovering within each session, shown throughout the course. This course is also designed to give you the chance and help you to boost your skills of new and different techniques, plus known clay building skill, weather you have worked with clay or not before, join this course with enthusiasm to share and develop your own knowledge and skills of pottery with others, whilst having a fun relaxing time.

Course description

This course is design to help you develop further creativity and understanding of different hand-building pottery skills and techniques enabling you to expand and design your own style working with clay and decorative different colourful paints. Lots of discussion looking into well-known potters who use the different techniques shown throughout the course. A boost of new and known clay building skill, join this course with enthusiasm to share and develop your own knowledge and skills of pottery with others.

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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