Introduction to Pottery
Introduction to pottery as a form of art
Types of clay and different ceramic forms
History of Ceramics, Pottery and Sculpturing
Brief history of ceramics, origins of pottery, origins of pottery sculpting
Period defining artworks and artworks of a wide spectrum of contemporary artists and influential potters
Provides students with inspiration and creativity to make innovative products
Explore various aspects of sculpting through readings, discussions, critiques and hands-on session.
Supplement to the pottery classes to provide progressive direction
Basics of forming and shaping clay
Foundational techniques in hand-building (slab, press, mould).
Advanced hand-building techniques, such as pinching and coiling.
fundamental wheel-working skills used for shaping clay
studies the impact of the firing process on the form and aesthetics of a ceramic piece
decoration of ceramic pieces
Advanced Hand-Building and Throwing
Learn how to make 'functional art', such as vases, cups and bowls.
Learn about balance and proportion, wall thickness correction, surface decoration techniques and new firing options.
Tackles advanced aesthetic, technical and conceptual problems
Kilns, firing and glazing
Assist in the bisque and glaze firing of their own art piece under guidance of professional teachers