Courses

1 Day: Introduction to Ceramics (2)

23 March 2019


Saturday 23 March, 10.30am – 4.30pm

Over the course of the day, participants will be given a detailed introduction to ceramics, focusing on hand-building, an early process of working with clay using the hands and simple tools. Practical demonstrations throughout the morning will cover the basics of pinch pottery, coil building, and slab work. The afternoon will be dedicated to learning simple yet effective decorative finishes using slips and underglazes, with the opportunity to create individual ceramic works using the demonstrated techniques.

• Participants will be able to select up to four final pieces to be clear-glazed and fired in our on-site kilns.
• This course is suitable for those with little to no experience of ceramics.
• All materials and firing costs are included.
• This course runs over one full day.
• There will be a break for lunch between 1.00pm and 2.00pm. Lunch is not provided.

Katie Spragg will lead this course. Katie's work combines clay with a range of processes including animation, installation and illustration. She is a graduate from the Ceramics & Glass MA programme at the Royal College of Art and a founding member of Collective Matter. Teaching and public participation are an important part of her practice; she has worked with Tate Exchange and University of Brighton, and holds a long-term post on Camden Arts Centre’s education programme. Read more

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Full fee
The full fee is paid by everyone who doesn’t qualify for the senior or concessionary fee.

Senior fee
If you are aged 65 years or over at the start of the course you are eligible to pay our reduced senior fee.

If you are aged 65 years or over with a household income of under £16,000 you are eligible for the concessionary fee. See below.

Concessionary fee*
The concessionary fee is available to attendees who are in receipt of the following:
• Pension or Savings Credit
• Aged 65+, with a household income of under £16,000
• Working Tax Credit
• Income Support
• Jobseeker’s Allowance
• Employment and Support Allowance
• Disability Living Allowance or Personal Independent Payment
• Incapacity Benefit
• Universal Credit
• Housing or Council Tax Benefit/Support
• Carers Allowance
• Child Tax Credit and have a household income of under £16,000
• Full-time students with NUS cards

*Information gathered from updated government guidance: http://www.gov.uk/browse/benefits

Terms and Conditions
• Booking on a course at Camden Arts Centre signifies your agreement to our terms and conditions as stated in our Learning Agreement. These are available to read on our website and at the Bookshop.
• Bookings are non-refundable and non-transferable, unless the course is cancelled by the Centre.
• Evidence of concessionary status must be shown on the first day of the course.
• All materials are provided.