Course Description

Pottery for Beginners/ Improvers – 10wks

Liberties College



PURPOSE OF THE COURSE:

This course teaches the basic methods/ techniques of pottery for making 3D forms, including pinching, slabbing, coiling and throwing. Students will also get an opportunity to design and make craft pieces with both functional and decorative applications.

COURSE CONTENT:

·     Preparing clay for ceramic craftwork

·     Roll and join clay to form slab pots

·     Form and join coils to make coil pots

·     Relief sculpture

·     Decorate finished craftwork using glazes

·     Introduction to throwing clay on the potter’s wheel

·     Creative 3D hand building

·     Raku firing

COURSE SCHEDULE:

10 wk. course running Wednesdays from 16.50 to 18.50hrs.

WEBPAGE:

10wk Pottery for Beginners/Improvers course

APPLICATION/ENROLLMENT:

Please apply using this link. Courses commence in Autumn (September) and Spring (January) each year. Tuition fees should be paid in full before commencing the course to the City of Dublin ETB.


Course Code EPOT
College Name Liberties College
Course Category Arts, Crafts & Hobbies, Pottery
Course Type Practical
Course Qualification CPD
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 8
Course Start Date 25th January 2023
Course End Date 19th April 2023
Course Fee €180
Course Duration 10 weeks
Course Times Wednesdays 16.50 – 18.50hrs
Awarding Body QQI
Entry Requirements This course caters for students who are new to working with clay or who want to refresh their existing skills. Application to the course is by enrolment
Career Path Students may progress to the 22wk. Pottery Advanced course at Liberties College, City of Dublin ETB. This course runs Wednesday evenings from 19:00 to 21:00 hrs.
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Course Provider

Liberties College



01 454 6348
Bull Alley Street, Dublin D08 A8N0, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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Bull Alley Street
Dublin D08 A8N0, Dublin
Republic of Ireland
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