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ceramics class male student
Anniesland Campus
Start Date & time
19 Apr 2024 @ 9.30am - 12pm (Friday mornings)
Qualification Type
Course Type
8 weeks


Join our Ceramics Introduction course to learn hand-building with clay to make ceramics. We'll cover hand-building small clay forms and glazing for kiln firing. All skill levels are welcome, and basic materials are included.

Create small sculptural ceramics using your own designs and research. Receive step-by-step instructions and demonstrations for new techniques. You'll also receive handouts covering health and safety, materials, techniques, and reference materials.

Please call 0141 272 3784 to book while our online payment system is down.

What will I learn?

During this Ceramics Introduction course, you will learn:

  • Coil building
  • Slab building
  • Tile/ Relief making
  • Finishing, glazing
  • Kiln Operating

You will spend the first few weeks learning about the basics of ceramics as well as health and safety. During the second half of the ceramics course, you will create a self-led project. The lecturer will guide you in research and design, maquette making, glaze testing and building final forms.

We will provide:

  • Clay
  • Glaze
  • Tools
  • Equipment
  • PPE

You should bring/wear:

  • Protective clothing (overalls or apron)
  • Clothes you don't mind getting dirty
  • Sturdy boots or trainers (ideally safety boots)

More questions? Contact us about this course

0141 272 3784