Ceramics – The Basics, led by ceramic artist Ayse Habibe Kucuk, is a daylong course to explore, play and learn about clay.
This course is perfect as a first introduction to ceramics, for those who want a taster course before committing to a longer-term course.
This taster course will focus on hand building techniques: pinching, coiling and slab building; and decorating techniques used slips and underglazes, students will gain basic knowledge of making simple objects with clay and the curiosity to learn more.
Artwork and objects made during this course will be fired at the Camden Art Centre kiln, and can be taken home by students once fired.
This course will cover:
- introduction to ceramics practices and tools
- introduction to hand building techniques: pinching, coiling and slab building
- introduction to decorative techniques using slips and underglazes