UAL Level 2 Diploma in Art and Design – Ceramics, Glass and Jewellery

Next Start Date: 09-09-2019
Times: Mon-Wed 10:00 - 16:00

About the course - an overview

This course runs over 2 days per week - Monday’s and Tuesday’s from 10am till 4pm (3 - 4 days for students who are under 19.) For those who want a specialist hands on course in ceramics, glass or jewellery. Taught by practising makers the course will teach highly specialist practical skills and knowledge for 3- Dimensional design. Alongside your studio practice this course covers general art and design principles, history of design, drawing skills and colour theory. These contextual elements will enable you to develop and stretch your own individual creative expression. Course activities include museum and gallery visits,... About this course >

BTEC Certificate In Art & Design Level 3 – Jewellery

Next Start Date: 13-09-2019
Times: Fri 10:00 - 16:00

About the course - an overview

This one day a week Jewellery course provides students, who have achieved Level 2 or equivalent, with an opportunity to develop their design ideas and extend Jewellery making skills. Projects will encourage confidence in the handling and understanding of materials, techniques and processes. Visual research and the development of original ideas are an important aspect of the course with the emphasis on producing work with a strong personal language. The course will require some independent research to be conducted outside of the taught course hours. Presentation, and portfolio building skills, will help with progression to university or self-employment. Students are... About this course >

Ceramic Workshop

Next Start Date: 18-09-2019
Times: Wed 10:00 - 16:00

About the course - an overview

The ceramics workshop sets out to teach a variety of new skills that cover; hand building, throwing on the wheel, glazing and surface decoration. The session also aims to enable more experienced makers to extend techniques and develop personal work and visual identity through individual guidance and support. A studio fee of £5.00 is charged to pay for studio materials, tools, aprons and utensils used. All work is weighed and paid for separately, which covers the cost of the clay, glaze and two firings. About this course >

Pottery and Ceramics Workshop

Next Start Date: 18-09-2019
Times: Wed 18:30 - 21:00

About the course - an overview

Whether you are a beginner or have some previous experience, you will develop and learn new skills, from sculptural techniques to throwing on the wheel, making moulds and trying different glazing techniques. Students pay for clay used and a studio fee. About this course >

Jewellery and Silversmithing – Building Skills -Jeweller workshop

Next Start Date: 20-09-2019
Times: Fri 9:30 - 15:00

About the course - an overview

Suitable for makers who wish to build on their existing skills, learn new and inspiring techniques in the company of other creatives in the field. Students are encouraged to work on their own projects or those set by the tutor enabling each individual the freedom to extend skills of their own choice. A broad range of techniques will be taught in our well- equipped studio guided by our experienced tutor. This course is ideal simply for fun and self- development, for amateur jewellery designers and anyone aiming to set up a small business in related trades such as gemmology or... About this course >

Glass Evening Workshop: Design and Make

Next Start Date: 23-09-2019
Times: Mon 18:30 - 21:00

About the course - an overview

Make kiln-formed glass pieces or learn traditional techniques of stained glass work; from copper foiling or create a lead panel. This Glass evening workshop is aimed at both beginners and those with some previous experience where you will learn new skills or extend existing skills. Students will pay for materials and studio fee. For more information about the course contact Maria Zulueta : m.zulueta@kcc.ac.uk About this course >

Glass Skills Workshop – Festive Christmas Decorations

Next Start Date: 24-09-2019
Times: Tue 10:00 - 16:00

About the course - an overview

Immerse yourself in the joy of making glass Christmas decorations and gifts. This 4 weeks course is designed to introduce you to the creative possibilities of glass fusing and stained glass technique of copper foil. It’s a perfect opportunity to make personalised and complete a number of pieces Christmas gifts. All levels welcomed. Students will pay for materials and small studio fee. About this course >

Open Access Glass Studio

Next Start Date: 25-09-2019
Times: Wed 10:00 - 16:00

About the course - an overview

This is an inspiring and motivating workshop, that will introduce a range of basic design skills and techniques to create kiln formed glass. The aims of the workshop is to encourage and support you to develop your own unique voice in creating your work. You will be taught techniques such as fusing, sandblasting, imprinting, fusing with inclusions, painting and more. During the workshop you will be required to develop and produce a piece of desired glass work. After February you will produce a piece of desired glass and jewellery work. This will be discussed in the lesson. This workshop is... About this course >

Glass Masterclass: Introduction to Glass Printing

Next Start Date: 21-10-2019
Times: Thu 10:00 - 16:00

About the course - an overview

This course will offer both introductory and intermediate in relief printing and screen printing techniques on glass. It will explore methods of printmaking that produce beautiful textured surfaces and feelings of otherworldliness through the use of extremely fine and intricate marks. Students will pay for materials and studio fee. For more information about the course contact Maria Zulueta : m.zulueta@kcc.ac.uk About this course >

Introduction to 3D Kiln Formed Glass

Next Start Date: 21-01-2020
Times: Tue 10:00 - 16:00

About the course - an overview

This is an introduction to 3D glass forming techniques in the kiln. You will make own ceramic moulds as well as create unique and personal cast glass pieces to create 3D glass pieces. You will work with a variety of materials to make impressions, shape the glass and clay models for the open cast method using casting processes. For more information about the course follow this link bellow or contact Maria Zulueta : m.zulueta@kcc.ac.uk About this course >

Glass Workshop: Screen Printing on Glass

Next Start Date: 16-01-2020
Times: Thu 10:00 - 16:00

About the course - an overview

The aim of this course is to introduce you to the process of silkscreen printing onto glass, gives a more comprehensive understanding of the technique and to familiarise you with the printmaking facilities. You will learn how to mix enamels, apply images on screens and print accurately on a smooth shiny surface. Students will pay for materials and studio fee. For more information about the course contact Maria Zulueta : m.zulueta@kcc.ac.uk About this course >

Glass Skills Workshop – Making a Stained Glass Piece using Leading

Next Start Date: 21-04-2020
Times: Tue 10:00 - 16:00

About the course - an overview

Using stained glass techniques such as leading and copper foiling, this workshop will introduce you to new skills to create surface decorations on glass like painting, fusing and developing processes in sandblasting. A dynamic and challenging experience, the workshop will encourage the development of an individual signature style as well as advancing technical skills at a rapid pace. Students pay for materials used and a studio fee. About this course >

Glass Masterclass: Patte de Verre

Next Start Date: 30-04-2020
Times: Thu 10:00 - 16:00

About the course - an overview

Pâte de verre is a kiln casting method that literally means "paste of glass". This technique is to mix frit glass granules with binders and then apply the glass to the inner surface of a negative mould. You will learn mould making techniques and specific glass frit technique of Patte de Verre to create granular cast vessels, architectural pieces or sculptural kiln formed glass. Students will pay for materials and studio fee. For more information about the course contact Maria Zulueta : m.zulueta@kcc.ac.uk About this course >