Sculpting in Clay Term 3

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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 0800 612 6008 before enrolling if you are intending to bring a support worker with you.

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.


How I'll be assessed

There are no formal assessments on this course, only constructive feedback!


Entry Requirements

No experience required.


How to Apply

You can register for this course online. Click on ENROL NOW and follow the steps below:

  1. Register your contact details online and verify your account
  2. Go to your desired course page and click again on ENROL NOW. Follow the link to pay for your course

Course places are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. We would encourage you to enrol on your chosen course as soon as possible. If you prefer to enrol in person please visit us at one of our college Advice Centres or enrol over the phone via 0800 612 6008.

This course will be run subject to demand. If you wish to enrol within one week of the start date, please call us on 0800 612 6008 first to check the course is running.


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