Pottery- An Introduction to Ceramics

North Dublin County
Price: € 140
Duration: 10 weeks
Part Time and Evening
Schedule: TBC

Course description

This course is scheduled to run for 10 weeks on Monday evenings.

  • Week 1: Introduction. Clay and its stages. Shrinkage, Wedging, Pinch pots, rolling a slab. Sphere construction. Bisc Fire.
  • Week 2: Slab construction, making a box with a lid, templates. Coil building. Joining clay, score and slip.
  • Week 3: Hump molds, drape molds, textures. Work ready to glaze. Testing glazing. Bisc fire/glaze fire.
  • Week 4: Surface decoration. Making marks. Making plans for final works. Glaze Fire.
  • Week 5: Individual projects
  • Week 6: Making and glazing Final bisc fire.
  • Week 7: Glazing. Glaze Fire
  • Week 8: Glazing. Glaze Fire
  • Week 9/10 Collection of all work.



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