Introduction to Ceramics is an 8week course led by Yung Cheuk Chung.
This course will introduce you to basic hand building techniques including coiling, pinching, slab-building. You will learn how to use a range of colour slips, underglazes for surface decoration and stoneware glazes for glazing. Students will be divided into four groups to get their hands on the wheel and understand the process of throwing.
Students will also have an opportunity to develop their own projects during the last half of the course with guidance and support. Perfect for beginner or intermediate level who wants to improve their ceramic skills.
This course will cover:
- An introduction to throwing
- Hand building techniques
- Decorating techniques using slips and underglazes
- Sprig mould making and using press moulds
- Texturing clay and Sgraffito
This course is suitable for those with little to no experience of ceramics. All materials costs are included. Size restrictions apply.
Please note not all objects made will be fired before Christmas.