Welcome to our most extended course.
Every Monday evening for 6 weeks from 6-8 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 (firing) and demonstration to the first technique, Pinching. You will be hand in a list of professional clay suppliers.
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: Slip casting with plaster moulds, and throwing (BONUS CLASS) 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!
Tickets are non refundable but can be rescheduled if given a 24hours notice prior the start of the class.
Classes are subject to be postponed if there’s only one booking, and you will be giving a 24 hours notice.
Studio address: 90 Haymerle road, SE156SB London