Welcome to our most extended course.
Every Monday evening for 6 weeks from 6-8.30 pm.
In this class you’ll be learning all the fundamental knowledge of ceramic. It’s materials, technics, and processes. from clay to end glazed pieces.
Week 1 : Intro to clay, what can be done at pottery studios and small manufacturing processes, how it works from start to finish and demonstration to the first technique, Pinching.
Week 2: Slab building technique demo and make your own structural piece with our help.
Week 3: Coiling, how to coil and sculpt using the coil process. Go straight or curvy shapes it is your call.
Week 4: Throwing, we will show you how to throw on the wheel. We believe that throwing is a skill which evolve at your own pace and with lots of practice, after the demo you can practice more on the wheel if you wish so, or can carry-on your hand-build pieces if that’s what you enjoy most.
Week 5: Decorating, learn the possibilities in decorating, finishing your pieces. use colour under glazes or colour slips to add colours. Press on marks , carve out patterns. the possibilities are endless, all you need is your own inspiration 🙂
Week 6: Finally Glazing, you’ll be glazing all your pieces either with brush-on or pouring or dipping technics depending on the shape of your pieces. This is a crucial stage please take notes.
Clay and glaze all included but glaze firing are at £1.5/ liter (size of 2 pint glass), payable in cash or card at collection.
Your pieces are going to be ready for collection within about 2 weeks!
After the full course you are welcome to join our Open access for free without an induction. Open access is charged at £10/ hour including clay and glazes, for you to make full use of our facility at your own pace but without our guidance. Available every Tuesday and Fridays 9am till 9pm .
Looking forward to meet you soon!
Stephanie and Kevin