Courses

2 Days: Functional Ceramics - Decorative Drinkware

19 - 26 January 2019


Saturdays, 19 and 26 January 
10.30am – 4.30pm

Over this two-day intensive course participants will design, make and decorate a set of cups and saucers.

Day one will introduce a range of hand-building techniques, covering the basics of pinch pottery, coil building, and slab work, alongside other techniques using moulds. Participants will be given full access to Camden Arts Centre’s ceramics studio equipment and will have the opportunity to work with a range of different clays.

Day two will focus on decorative techniques, with demonstrations using slips, underglazes and glazes to give different finishes and effects. Works made during the first week of the course will be bisque fired in our on-site kilns in preparation for the second class.

Additional information:
• Finished works will be fired in our on-site kilns.
• This course is suitable for all levels and abilities.
• All materials and firing costs are included.
• This course takes place over two full days.
• There will be a break for lunch between 1.00pm and 2.00pm. Lunch is not provided.
• Participants on this course may also be interested in booking on our Porcelain Tableware course as a way to progress their functional ceramic practice.

Sevak Zargarian will lead this course. Sevak is a London based ceramic designer-maker, with an aim to create beautiful objects for the home. A graduate from Central Saint Martins and shortlisted for the Homes & Gardens Young Designer Award 2015, Sevak has a passion for material exploration. 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.