Due to the current and evolving situation with Covid 19 the delivery methods of this course are subject to change. there may be times when the lessons will be held remotely, via online live video calls, use of our Moodle area, private social media groups etc. By signing up to the course you are agreeing to this wide range of teaching and learning approaches; the lessons will be held in classrooms where this is usually the case, when it is safe to do so, and may be switched to online as the need arises.
This course is planned to start in a classroom, and with reduced group sizes to allow for distancing.
Measures to reduce to risk of covid transmission (such as face masks) may be needed in adherence to national and local government and public health guidance at the time of the course.
This 15 week course is a mixed ability course for complete beginners to those experienced in working with clay.
Beginners will learn a variety of hand-building techniques advancing to making pots on a wheel.
Experienced learners will be supported to design and devise their own creative pathways. They will be encouraged to expand personal boundaries through exploring new concepts and extending/refining techniques and processes.
The course aims to develop confidence and creativity through working on a broad variety of ceramics skills and techniques, incorporating both Fine Art approaches and the making and decoration of pots.
Learners can expect, during this 15 week course, to improve and further their skills. Tutor guidance will support the development personal projects whilst working with clay and types of decoration.
About your tutor
Sue is a fine art graduate with a specialism in sculpture. She has a passion for working with form and surface and has an aim to bring back the joy of handling materials and ‘making.’ Sue previously worked in pottery studios as a production thrower and demonstrator and after a long career teaching in schools returned to ceramics an