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You will practice and develop both skill and creativity through personal project work, with guidance from your tutor. Your tutor will demonstrate and discuss a wide range of methods in all hand-building, decorating, glazing and on-glaze techniques for you to explore as appropriate. You will be encouraged to share practice, self-assess and problem solve, through both group and individual discussions, in order to meet your personal learning goals, as discussed with your tutor at the start of the course. You will be introduced to both current and historical ceramic practice through slideshows and encouraged to visit museums and galleries to compliment your contextual study. Your tutor will produce a wide range of resources and reference material for your use.
The course is for students who have previously practiced the techniques and processes involved in ceramics. This should include a good understanding of the ceramic process, building techniques and basic practice of slip, oxide and glaze application methods. If using a wheel you should already be able to centre clay. If unsure, please contact the art administrators: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com ceramic process, building techniques and basic practice of slip, oxide and glaze application methods. If using a wheel you should already be able to centre clay. If unsure, please contact the art administrators: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Both wheel throwing and wedging clay requires a moderate level of physical fitness – if you have any concerns or requirements please discuss this with your tutor who will be happy to give guidance, or assistance if required. The ceramics studio is on the 3rd floor and there is lift access.
A notebook and pen are useful. You will also need an apron or old shirt. Your tutor will advise you about which tools to purchase. We make a £2 per kilo charge for clay, which includes the bisque and glaze firing.y, which includes the bisque and glaze firing
Morley College offers a wide range of courses at all levels of ability, including a certified HND Ceramics course. Students can also look to progress onto other part or full time Ceramics or 3D courses such as BETC, BA degree or MA postgraduate courses Your tutor is also happy to advise you in setting up your own studio. After several years of study many students progress to setting up their own ceramic practice and exhibiting in open studio / house weekends and local and national craft fairs.