Pottery: intermediate

Alexander Centre, Tavistock

Who is this course for?

An enjoyable and supportive course created for students with some previous knowledge and interest in pottery.

Through friendly tuition, demonstrations and practical work you will build on your understanding and develop your skills.

Course content

This is a practical creative course and will provide an opportunity to extend your pottery making skills learnt from the previous Pottery for beginner’s course.

You will be encouraged to develop your own ideas. We will explore hand building techniques in more depth and discover some new materials and techniques.

Support and feedback

Your tutor will give you regular constructive, verbal feedback as appropriate.

Your progress will be tracked using your Individual Learning Plan, which your tutor will help you to complete.

Additional costs and requirements

Please wear clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty and bring an apron.

All materials and equipment will be provided by your tutor.

You may be eligible for a learner bursary if you can demonstrate that attending a course will improve your wellbeing. Eligibility is determined after a short interview with a member of our learning support team. You must be aged over 19 on 31st August 2017 and your household income below £15,276 to access this fund. Contact your local centre for more details.

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?


About the tutor

Gwen Vaughan is an experienced Arts and Crafts tutor for Learn Devon based primarily in West Devon.

She has a Postgraduate Certificate in Education from The University of Exeter and a BA (hons) in Three-Dimensional Design from Cardiff College of Art, specialising in Ceramics.

Gwen is a professional self-employed artist, who exhibits and sells her work internationally.

“I believe that everyone has a creative spirit which can easily get forgotten in the rush of everyday life. My classes enable adults to re-connect with theirs or to discover new talents in a well-resourced, and calm environment.”

Gwen Vaughan, Arts and Crafts tutor. Learn Devon.

Start date24 Jan 2018
End date07 Mar 2018
Start time15:00
End time17:00
Concessions not available