Ceramics (T)

Ceramics (T)

This practical course is designed to cater for a variety of levels, from beginner to more advanced learners. There will be opportunities to explore a range of hand building techniques and expand their knowledge on the throwing wheel, using stoneware and earthenware clays. The class will experiment with a variety of decorative techniques, which the learner will then be able to develop into their own style.  

Learning Outcomes

The course aims to improve on existing skills in  Ceramic techniques, appropriate to the learners needs. They will experiment with a variety of making and decorating techniques and be able to develop techniques further. Learners will need to demonstrate Health & Safety and good studio practice whilst using the ceramic department.   By the end of the course you will be able to: ·Work safely and effectively when developing ideas. ·Investigate a variety of traditional and un-traditional techniques. ·Experiment with your own design ideas. ·Explore with different materials, media and techniques to create designs. ·Reflect on your completed pieces.  

Your Tutor

Nicola Ashley trained as a ceramicist and has taught ceramics and art in adult education since graduating in 1998. Nicola is a practising artist, working in her home studio and exhibiting in local galleries and craft fairs.


Tuition fees: £110.00
Materials Costs: £16.00
Total Cost: £126.00


No. of sessions: 8

Day Date Times
Tue 15/05/2018 18:30-21:00
Tue 22/05/2018 18:30-21:00
Tue 05/06/2018 18:30-21:00
Tue 12/06/2018 18:30-21:00
Tue 19/06/2018 18:30-21:00
Tue 03/07/2018 18:30-21:00
Tue 10/07/2018 18:30-21:00
Tue 17/07/2018 18:30-21:00

Your next step

Pay by credit or debit card over the telephone. Please call the Adult Education Office on 01223 278002 Monday to Thursday 9am to 7pm and Friday 9am to 4pm during term time and Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm out of term time.

Pay by cheque, made payable to Hills Road Sixth Form College. Please send you cheque together with a completed enrolment form, which you can find by clicking on ‘How to Enrol’ on the left hand side, to the Adult Education Office, Hills Road Sixth Form College, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PE. Please enclose a SAE if you require a receipt.

Please note full refunds can only be made if a class is cancelled or closed at the discretion of the College, or if you cancel your enrolment no less than two weeks before the course starts.