United Kingdom, Nottingham

Ceramics

when 22 July 2019 - 2 August 2019
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee GBP 1100

Research, design and create your own collection of ceramics!
Ceramics experience is not necessary to participate in this exciting and creative course!

It is a great opportunity to investigate pattern, texture, imagery and decoration and create wonderful decorative pieces.

You will start with exploratory drawing on location in Nottingham to create source material to work from. There will be sessions on print and image making, and the opportunity to transfer your designs on to ceramics using a digital decal printer. You will use a range of clay bodies to develop your hand-building skills and surface decoration techniques.

Target group

University-level students.

Course aim

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Investigate pattern, texture and decoration.
Research, design and create your own collection of ceramics!
Ceramics experience is not necessary to participate in this exciting and creative course!

It is a great opportunity to investigate pattern, texture, imagery and decoration and create wonderful decorative pieces.

You will start with exploratory drawing on location in Nottingham to create source material to work from. There will be sessions on print and image making, and the opportunity to transfer your designs on to ceramics using a digital decal printer. You will use a range of clay bodies to develop your hand-building skills and surface decoration techniques.

Workshops will introduce you to aspects of contemporary ceramic design practice through material processes, techniques and relevant skills relating to drawing and the application of colour.

On the final day of the course you will present your ceramics collection along with your concept development, research and 2D design work.

Credits info

5 EC
10 UK Credits / 5 ECTS

Fee info

GBP 1100: A 10% early-bird discount on this tuition fee is available to students who pay their tuition fee by 31st March 2019.
GBP 350: On-campus accommodation for two-weeks.