Malahide Community School – Adult EducationPottery – Intermediate / Improver

Pottery – Intermediate / Improver

North Dublin County
€ 140
10 weeks
Evening, Part Time and Evening
Monday 7.30-9.30 PM

Course description

Course Description:

This class is suitable for Intermediate/Improver’s to pottery and those looking to improve their hand building skills. This class will enable students to design and make 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, mark making, relief work and sgraffito.

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

Slab Rolling

Week 2: Scoring and Construction

Slab Rolling

Wrapping Methods

Week 3: Coiling

Hump Moulds

Surface Decoration

Week 4: Box making


Personal Project Planning

Week 5: Maquette Making,

Personal Projects

Week 6: Personal Projects

Week 7: Personal Projects

Week 8: Personal Projects

Week 9: Personal Projects

Week 10: Personal Projects / Collection of Work

Suitable for Intermediate/Improver

Course Day & Time: Monday evening 7.30 – 9.30

Start Date: 19/09/2022

Cost: €140

(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: 10 weeks

Enrolment: Enrolment will begin on the 2nd August through our website

Tutor: Naomi Boylan

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