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Unleash your creativity and dive into the captivating world of ceramics with our highly sought-after courses at the prestigious Bristol School of Art, situated at our Queens Road campus. This immersive experience will empower you to explore a variety of ceramic techniques, from hand building to the mesmerising art of pottery wheel throwing. You'll be able to use our equipped facilities to try slab building, coiling throwing as well as various types of glazing techniques. Regardless of your prior experience, our expert tutors will guide you through the fundamental principles of ceramics, sculpting, and glazing to help you create pieces you will cherish for years to come.
How will I learn?
Through a combination of practical demonstrations, hands-on exercises, and one-on-one guidance from our experienced tutors, you'll develop your skills and artistic abilities in ceramics. You'll have access to our well-equipped ceramics studio, where you can experiment with different techniques and materials. The course encourages exploration, creativity, and personal expression, allowing you to develop your own unique style. Engaging in group discussions and receiving feedback on your work will foster a supportive and collaborative learning environment. By the end of the course, you'll have gained practical experience in various ceramic methods and acquired a deeper appreciation for this versatile art form.
Embrace your artistic freedom and bring your own ideas to life, or collaborate with our tutors to craft unique and captivating projects.
There are no specific entry requirements for this ceramics course. We welcome individuals of all skill levels and backgrounds who have a genuine passion for ceramics. Whether you're a complete beginner eager to learn or an experienced artist looking to expand your ceramic repertoire, this course offers an inclusive and supportive space for you to develop your skills and explore your creativity
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Course fees explained
The course fee is usually broken down into three components which are materials (resources required to study the course, for example stationery, books and other equipment), tuition (teaching, classroom etc) and exams. Depending on age, financial circumstances and a number of other factors, you could be asked to pay the full fee or just elements of it. Usually Learners under 19 studying Full-Time courses have just material fees, and if relevant, Academy fees, to pay. Over 19s on Full-Time or Part-Time courses usually have materials, exams and tuition fees to pay.
How to enrol for this course
All Part-Time courses are available to enrol online via a quick and easy online enrolment form. Simply click the 'Enrol' button above to add your enrolment to the course basket, then click the 'Start application' button within the basket commence your enrolment.
If you have any issues applying online we also accept paper enrolments. You can download and print our 2023/2024 Enrolment Request Form. Alternatively, you can visit your local campus to collect a form. An enrolment form can also be sent to you by post, simply contact our Customer Experience team to arrange this.
If you have any questions, please contact our Customer Experience team on 08000567253, email [email protected] or write to Part-Time Enrolments, SGS College, Filton Avenue, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7AT.