Creative Glass Workshop

Next Start Date: 04-03-2020
Times: Wed 10:00 - 16:00

About the course - an overview

ENROLMENT INFORMATION: there are various ways to enrol, please go to our home page or www.kcc.ac.uk/enrol2020 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... About this course >

Glass Evening Workshop: Design and Make

Next Start Date: 20-04-2020
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 – 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 >

Throwing and Handbuilding Workshop

Next Start Date: 20-04-2020
Times: Mon 18:30 - 21:00

About the course - an overview

ENROLMENT INFORMATION: there are various ways to enrol, please go to our home page or www.kcc.ac.uk/enrol2020 This course is ideal for students who wish to improve their throwing skills, ideally for students with some experience, although beginners will be accommodated. There will be a small fee for firing work. About this course >

Ceramic Workshop

Next Start Date: 22-04-2020
Times: Wed 10:00 - 16:00

About the course - an overview

ENROLMENT INFORMATION: there are various ways to enrol, please go to our home page or www.kcc.ac.uk/enrol2020 This class would be most suitable for those who have little or no knowledge of ceramics, pottery and hand building skills. 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... About this course >

Pottery and Ceramics Workshop

Next Start Date: 22-04-2020
Times: Wed 18:30 - 21:00

About the course - an overview

ENROLMENT INFORMATION: there are various ways to enrol, please go to our home page or www.kcc.ac.uk/enrol2020 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. This evening class is taught by an industry practitioner in a purpose built ceramics studio, with relevant equipment to develop Pottery and Ceramics Skills. For this course, students will be required to wear appropriate clothing as some work can be messy and they will be charged for clay used and they will... About this course >

Ceramics and Pottery – Building Skills for the Advanced Potter

Next Start Date: 23-04-2020
Times: Thu 10:00 - 16:00

About the course - an overview

ENROLMENT INFORMATION: there are various ways to enrol, please go to our home page or www.kcc.ac.uk/enrol2020 This course aims to extend techniques and develop personal work and visual identity through individual guidance and support. It is suitable for those who have completed an intermediate course or have advanced practical making skills. The class is taught by an industry practitioner in a purpose built ceramics studio, with relevant equipment to develop Ceramics, Pottery and Hand Building Skills. For this course, students will be required to wear appropriate clothing as some work can be messy and they will be charged for clay... About this course >

Jewellery Workshop

Next Start Date: 24-04-2020
Times: Fri 10:00 - 16:00

About the course - an overview

ENROLMENT INFORMATION: there are various ways to enrol, please go to our home page or www.kcc.ac.uk/enrol2020 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... 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 >

Jewellery and Silversmithing

Next Start Date: 03-06-2020
Times: Wed 10:00 - 16:00

About the course - an overview

A mixed level course which covers a range of jewellery and silversmithing techniques. This course offers the opportunity to learn metal-working skills for making jewellery or silversmithing pieces. Non precious metal will be available from the tutor. Students will be expected to purchase their own precious materials. About this course >

UAL Diploma in Art and Design Level 2 – Jewellery

Next Start Date: 08-09-2020
Times: Tue/Thu 10:00 - 16:00

About the course - an overview

This 2 day a week substantial course is designed to provide you with a range of fundamental jewellery and silversmithing skills. It is a project based, hands on course which will encourage you to develop ideas, practical skills and knowledge through benchwork, drawing, the study of design principles, and making links with industry. About this course >

UAL Diploma in Art and Design Level 2 – Glass

Next Start Date: 07-09-2020
Times: Mon/Tue 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 glass this programme covers a variety of techniques. This course is taught by industry practitioners. The course will teach highly specialist practical skills and knowledge for 3-Dimensional design. Alongside studio practice this course covers general art and design principles, history of design, drawing skills and colour theory. These contextual elements will enable students to develop and stretch own individual creative expression. Course activities include... About this course >

BTEC Certificate In Art & Design Level 3 – Jewellery

Next Start Date: 11-09-2020
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 >

BTEC Certificate In Art & Design Level 3 – Glass

Next Start Date: 11-09-2020
Times: Fri 10:00 - 16:00

About the course - an overview

This one day a week Glass course provides students, who have achieved Level 2 or equivalent, with an opportunity to develop their design ideas and extend glass 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.Presentation, and portfolio building skills, will help with progression to university or self-employment. The course will require some independent research to be conducted outside of the taught course hours. Students pay for... 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

ENROLMENT INFORMATION: there are various ways to enrol, please go to our home page or www.kcc.ac.uk/enrol2020 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 >

Jewellery Introduction: Lost Wax Casting

Next Start Date: 13-01-2020
Times: Mon 10:00 - 16:00

About the course - an overview

ENROLMENT INFORMATION: there are various ways to enrol, please go to our home page or www.kcc.ac.uk/enrol2020 Learn fundamental skills of wax carving. The course will cover the principles of the Lost Wax Casting process and include liaison with a Hatton Garden Casting company. There will be an additional charge for precious metal casting work (approximate minimum £8) 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

ENROLMENT INFORMATION: there are various ways to enrol, please go to our home page or www.kcc.ac.uk/enrol2020 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 >

Ceramics and Pottery – Building Skills for the Advanced Potter

Next Start Date: 22-04-2021
Times: Thu 10:00 - 16:00

About the course - an overview

his course aims to extend techniques and develop personal work and visual identity through individual guidance and support. It is suitable for those who have completed an intermediate course or have advanced practical making skills. The class is taught by an industry practitioner in a purpose built ceramics studio, with relevant equipment to develop Ceramics, Pottery and Hand Building Skills. For this course, students will be required to wear appropriate clothing as some work can be messy and they will be charged for clay used and they will pay a small studio fee. This course is also supported by a... About this course >