Sculpting in Clay Term 2

Print Page

A sculpting course specialising in modelling and glazing ceramic work.

A sculpting course specialising in modelling and glazing ceramic work.  You will learn to construct a range of varied and exciting pieces which explore numerous making and decorating techniques.  Please be aware that this is a mixed ability class and space in the Pottery is limited - please contact Woodley Hill House on 01344 766640 before enrolling if you are intending to bring a support worker with you.

Our career pathways show you a typical route through the various stages of learning, what you will learn along the way and the careers these programmes could lead onto.

What I'll learn

Beginners will follow a programme of projects which introduce them to a range of sculpting and decorating techniques. Experienced students can be set more challenging projects or work on their own design ideas. All students are supported by the tutor throughout each project.

You will also learn about: 

  • Development of designs that can be successfully converted into successful ceramic pieces.
  • Creating a sculpture using different techniques (modelling, carving, construction and casting).
  • Use a variety of ceramic decorative and glazing techniques.
  • Resolving any problems and be aware of areas for improvement.
  • How to apply Health and Safety guidelines in the ceramic studio.


How I'll learn

Formal instruction. Discussion. Individual tuition. Practical demonstration. Practical experience.


Entry Requirements

No experience required.


What’s happening in Art and design and Ceramics and pottery