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Ceramics short courses

Come along to our spacious, bespoke ceramics facilities for a short pottery course. Learn everything from wheel-throwing to figurative sculpture to glazing and surface decoration at a pace to suit you under the guidance of our professional tutors.

Short courses that require an interview or are fully booked will divert to our enquiry page where you can register your details. Alternatively please call 020 7297 7297 or e-mail info@waes.ac.uk.

 

Ceramics Workshop

Next Starts: 17/01/2019
For learners who independently wish to develop their own work, projects and ideas can purchase studio time. This is a student led/self-directed course in which learners can develop their own work in a studio environment with some technical support. Learners will be given the opportunity to exhibit their work over the year and at the end of year show.
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Intermediate / Advanced Ceramics

Next Starts: 09/01/2019
You will build your proficiency and confidence in handbuilding and/or wheel throwing. You will produce quality work through a project-based assignment, using contemporary and historical ceramics for inspiration. Learners will be encouraged to be experimental with surface decoration and glazing.
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Monday Evening Ceramics

Next Starts: 07/01/2019
This evening ceramics course introduces the basic hand building and wheel throwing techniques through practical demonstration and guidance. Learners will also gain skills in glazing.
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Saturday Ceramics Workshop

Next Starts: 12/01/2019
This course will cover all the basic preparation and construction processes: pinching, coiling, slab building, press-moulding, Throwing surface decoration and glazing.
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Thursday Evening Ceramics

Next Starts: 10/01/2019
This course is designed to help learners build on existing skills and develop these further. Learner requests are encouraged for new techniques to be shown and/or recapped where appropriate.
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Tuesday Evening Ceramics

Next Starts: 08/01/2019
This evening ceramics course introduces the basic hand building and wheel throwing techniques through practical demonstration and guidance. Learners will also gain skills in glazing.
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Wednesday Evening Ceramics

Next Starts: 09/01/2019
This evening ceramics course introduces the basic hand building and wheel throwing techniques through practical demonstration and guidance. Learners will also gain skills in glazing..
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Wheel-throwing Intensive

Next Starts: 18/02/2019
Learners will have one wheel each. This course covers all techniques including basic beginner-level skills such as clay preparation, centring, throwing to cylinder, making bowls and turning a foot ring. More advanced learners will be challenged with individual targets.
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