- Start Date
3 and 4 June 2017
- Course Length
Saturday 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday10:00 - 2:00pm
- Mode of Attendance
- Academic School
- Gray's School of Art
Ceramics: Raku Pottery (Foundation/Intermediate | EXTRA)
Have you been intrigued at seeing the Raku process on TV? Wanted to try out the technique for yourself?
This is an exclusive opportunity to spend two days learning the highly specialised process from 2 highly experienced Ceramicists.
2. What you will study
'Raku' meaning 'Enjoyment' in Japanese is the process of taking very hot pots out of a kiln at 950C and placing them in sawdust, before quenching them in water. The process requires experience, delicacy and a bit of luck but the results are unique within the world of ceramics.
3. Entry Requirements
This course provides a specialist introduction to the fascinating process of Raku. No formal entry requirements.
All students are required to be at least 16 years of age on the commencement of the course.
4. How to apply
Course fee: £175 (All materials provided)
Successful enrolment will be confirmed by email.
All students should be aware that when registering as a student at RGU they are accepting a contract of enrolment. (In order to attend short courses all students must register and accept RGU’s conditions).
A refund is only applicable where there has been illness with a medical certificate to support it.
If you have any questions about registration, contact:
5. Additional information
Clothing: the class will be held mainly outside the ceramics workshops so students will need to wear sturdy footwear and have a warm jacket scarf and hat in case the weather is cold. Older clothes is recommended as raku can be a messy process.
Crank and Raku glaze provided.
A complete health and safety induction will take place on commencement of the course.
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