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Join our special summer school, a three-day immersive experience in ceramic skills. This course is designed for both seasoned practitioners and beginners, providing an opportunity to develop your clay-working and making abilities. With a particular focus on slip surfaces, you'll explore the artistry and craftsmanship of working with clay and glaze media. Under the guidance of experienced tutors, you'll receive hands-on support and guidance to unleash your creativity in the nostalgic and well-equipped surroundings of Bristol School of Art. Whether you're interested in traditional techniques or pushing the boundaries of contemporary ceramics, this course offers a perfect platform to hone your skills and create both craft and art pieces.
How will I learn?
Through a combination of demonstrations, practical exercises, and individual projects, you'll immerse yourself in clay-working and hand-building techniques. With a focus on slip surfaces, you'll learn to manipulate this liquid clay to achieve unique textures and finishes. The course also provides an opportunity to explore your own creative projects in consultation with the tutor, following test tile samples. Progression Routes: Upon completion of this course, you can explore further ceramic courses and workshops offered by our college. Delve deeper into specific techniques, such as wheel-throwing or glazing, or expand your knowledge in related areas of art and design. Our college boasts exceptional facilities, providing you with a nurturing and inspiring environment to continue your ceramic journey. Our dedicated well-being team ensures the overall welfare and personal development of our learners, fostering a supportive and inclusive atmosphere. Enrol today to embrace the timeless art of ceramics, unleash your creativity, and connect with a community of passionate makers.
There are no requirements for this course other than a keen interest in the subject and a willingness to learn!Download course information in PDF format
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