Course Description

Pottery – Suitable for Beginner 



Course Description:

This class is suitable for complete beginners to pottery. Students will design and create pottery pieces with both functional and decorative applications, from the planning and creating process to the final glazed form.

Techniques demoed include pinching, coiling, slab construction and how to plan and create your own work.
Structure of classes subject to change.

The intention of this class is to teach new skills within a relaxed, friendly environment.

Week 1: Introduction
Health and Safety
Clay basics
Pinch Pots

Week 2: Tools

Week 3: Coil Pots
Slab Rolling

Week 4: Surface techniques
Hump/Slump Moulds

Week 5: Construction
Box making
Personal Project Planning

Week 6: Project Planning
Maquette Making
Personal Projects

Week 7: Personal Projects

Week 8: Glazing/ Collection of Work

Course Day & Time: Thursday evening 7.00 – 9.30 pm

Start Date: 22/09/2022

Cost: €130

(Please note a tool kit for this class is available to purchase from the tutor for an additional  €20 paid to the tutor on the first night of the class. No need to buy this kit if you have your own tools)

Course Format: In class with tutor (Maximum of 10 students)

Duration: 8 weeks

Enrolment: Enrolment will begin in the first week of August 2022. You can enrol online through our website by clicking on the Easy Payments Button then.

Tutor: Naomi Boylan

College Name Malahide Community School Adult Education
Course Category Arts, Crafts & Hobbies, Pottery
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Location Malahide, Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Co. Dublin
Course Start Date 22nd September 2022
Course End Date 17th November 2022
Course Fee €130
Course Duration 8 weeks (2.5 hours per week)
Course Times Thursday evening 7.00 - 9.30 pm
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