Ceramics: Decorating Surfaces

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    Part time

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    Not Specified

Course Summary

This course familiarises the learner with surface treatment techniques and allows the learner to creatively develop and produce ideas with an emphasis on surface treatment and surface decoration. Throughout the course, students develop and experiment with various decoration and glazing techniques and processes most suited to their individual work. These include burnishing, scrafitto, plaster carving and lazertran. The course explores how different firing temperatures and processes impact on colouration and surface qualities.


MTU Crawford College of Art & Design

All part-time programmes at MTU CCAD will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.


Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2022-2023 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only.


Course fee of €300 must be paid before attending lectures. For more information on fees, please visit fees/students

This course is offered by the Crawford's Department of Fine Art & Applied Art, and is located at the Sharman Crawford Street Campus, Cork.


Course commences on Wednesday 21st September 2022
Wednesdays: 6.30pm - 9.00pm
Lecturer: Luke Sisk


Award: MTU: Single Module Certification, 5 ECTS Credits at Level 7 on the National Framework of Qualifications


Module Title: Ceramics Surface Treatment

Students have an opportunity to submit their work for assessment should they wish to gain the MTU: Single Module Certification for this course.


Location: MTU Crawford College of Art & Design, Sharman Crawford Street


  • Online application will open on 1st of August for courses commencing 12th September 2022.
  • Please note that applicants will be required to pay the course fee of €300 online if a place on a course is offered.
  • Note: You will not be charged for applying for the programme by clicking the 'apply now' button, you are only asked to pay the course fee if a place is offered to you and you wish to accept it.


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