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Explore sculptural ceramics and develop your ideas through flexible projects – each term will have a theme that can be interpreted individually. Throughout the course the practical, material tuition will be supported by in-depth art history and theory presentations, with access to specialist books and magazines.
You will be encouraged to produce work with a wide variety of clays,
and glazes.You will have access to electric kilns for earthenware and gas-fired kilns for stoneware.
Work is paid for by weight once completed and before firings, so this is an extra cost associated with the course. General tools are provided, but new tools are available to buy if required.
Emily Joy is a ceramicist, sculptor and installation artist based at Stroud Valleys Artspace, who teaches sculptural ceramics in the Art School at the Stroud Campus. Since 2008 she has taught adults’ ceramic sculpture classes, masterclasses in mould-making, casting and paper clay, and children’s pottery classes. Emily has a firstclass BA Hons in Ceramics and Painting and a Fine Art Sculpture MA, allowing her to provide her students with a broad range of practical skills, materials experience and theoretical knowledge.
How will I learn?
You will learn by observing demonstrations, through regular one-to-one tutorials, group discussions, and by exploring new techniques with expert support.
You will have access to specialist magazines and books, the internet and the library. You will learn a great deal by experimenting and recording your own progress.
Your tutor will always check your progress and help you with technical solutions. The class will participate in informal group evaluations and there is also the opportunity to exhibit in a local gallery, providing feedback from the public.
This course is based at our Stroud Campus in the centre of Gloucestershire, surrounded by the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Campus is moments away from Stroud train station and easily accessible by bus.
Ceramics experience is necessary as this is not a course for complete beginners. You should have had at least one term in the Introduction to Ceramics course or equivalent.
Please bring with you:
- A protective shirt.
- A notebook and pen for recording ideas and technical details.
- Inspirational material such as photos and examples of previous work.
For more information about this course please email [email protected].
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