Porcelain Paperclay Techniques (Foundation/Intermediate | EXTRA)

1. Overview

Have you ever wanted to create work with porcelain?

This ceramics course offers the chance for beginners and intermediate students to spend the whole day working within the Ceramics Workshop at Grays.

2. What you will study

This course will teach students how to produce a tea light holder using the translucent qualities of porcelain, while utilising the flexibility of paperclay.

Students will learn to prepare their own clay. They will learn about porcelain and the slab building process to create a tea light holder.


All work will be fired after the class and be available to pick up and enjoy a week later.


Students will have the use of all tools and specialist equipment required at the workshop.

3. Entry Requirements

Suitable for beginner and intermediate - previous experience in ceramics is useful but not necessary.

4. How to apply

Course Fee: £80 (Includes all materials)

Gray's Short Course Online Registration

Successful enrolment will be confirmed by email.

RGU Registration

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.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about registration, contact:

Gray's Short Course Team

5. Additional Information

Clothing: the class will be held in the ceramics workshops so students will need to wear sturdy footwear. No sandals, flip flops, heels or crocs are allowed.

Students may wish to bring objects with interesting textures to press into the porcelain, such as leaves, shells, fabrics etc.

Porcelain paper clay provided.

A complete health and safety induction will take place on commencement of the course.

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Start Date

23 June 2018

Course Length

6hrs (Saturday)
10:00am - 4:00pm

Mode of Attendance

Short Course/EXTRA

Academic School
Gray's School of Art
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