Manipulating the Clay Surface
OverviewThis is a tutor led, experimental course, exploring the different ways of manipulating the surface finish of clay, both before and after the initial firing. Learners will be required to bring the following materials to class: sketchbook, pencils/ colouring crayons, pens, masking tape and scissors.
Term 1 of this course will cover: Design and design transfer, creating and using sprigging inlay work and sgraffito.
Term 2 of this course will cover: In-glaze decoration, glaze on glaze exploration, brushed trailed and sponged slipwork.
Term 3 of this course will cover: Stretching, piercing, manipulation of clay surface.
This course is suitable for students of all levels and abilities. Students will be expected to keep a sketch book of their work.
*PLEASE NOTE- The running of this course is subject to receiving sufficient enrolment numbers. Newbury College reserve the right to close, cancel or postpone a course if it has not received the minimum required enrolment number by the scheduled start date. In the case of cancellation, enrolled learners will be notified 3 days prior to the start of the course and are entitled to claim for a full refund of their course fees.
ProgressionLearners can progress onto the 'Creative Clay' course and create projects of their own.
AssessmentProgress on this course will be assessed through lecturer feedback, observation and presentation.
Entry RequirementsThere are no formal entry requirements for this course.
QualificationsThis course does not lead to a formal qualification.
Home StudyHomework is not essential but learners will benefit from undertaking home study of less than 1 hour per week.
Work PlacementLearners do not need to be in relevant work to undertake this course.
Additional CostsLearners will be charged for Bisque Ware, clay and additional materials. Charges are made on a 'pay as you clay' basis.
|Code||Location||Start||End||Times||Day||Duration||Cost (Year 1)|
|97344 121303||Newbury College||16/04/2013||25/06/2013||13:00 to 14:30||Tuesday||10 Weeks||£127.50|