Pottery throwing courses are great fun as you get to work on a pottery wheel. The basic concept is that the wheel spins while you learn to squeeze and gently shape your hollowed out vessel, keeping your pot shape consistent and removing excess clay. Learning to throw pots is immensely satisfying and a great way to spend a day or weekend.
Ever wished you could throw pots successfully at the potter's wheel? Well, now you can!
Richard Gibson MA is a qualified ceramicist with over 20 years' experience of throwing clay pots and producing all manner of fine art made in clay. There is nothing as soothing or as therapeutic as sitting at the potter's wheel and throwing pots. This days course will give you a head start on some of the essential techniques required to...
As of 6th May 2019, there are only 3 places available on May 19th
0 places available on 12th May
1 place available on 2nd June
1 place available on July 14th
5 places on 11th August
These one day throwing workshops take place at an Art Centre in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.
The pottery workshop can accommodate 5 students at a time. Clay and tools are provided and the fee includes the firing of one finished...
This one and half day teapot throwing workshop takes place at an Art Centre in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.
The pottery workshop can accommodate 5 students at a time. Clay and tools are provided and the fee includes the firing of one finished thrown pot. If you want to fire more pots then this can be arranged at a small cost.
Aprons are available, but it is recommended that you bring your own apron or clothes that...
If you are new to clay this course will introduce you to making pots on a wheel - throwing, and hand-building pots. If you already have some experience this course will enable you to practice what you already know and extend your knowledge.
The day will consist of demonstrations of throwing on the wheel and hand building techniques by Pat Thompson with plenty of time for practice and coaching throughout the day. Class size will...
Our course leader and experienced ceramicist and educationalist Pat Thompson of 'All year round pottery' will handle the development of your skills and the conveying of our ethos with her very capable hands. This course is ideal for you if you are looking for an extensive introduction to throwing and hand building or just to refresh rusty skills.
These 6 sessions will guide you through the basics of pottery techniques, using both hand-building and wheel-throwing....
It doesn't matter how much potting experience you have - total beginner or happy hobby potter, Dave has plenty of time to tutor each individual, and so the making schedule can be flexible. As Dave is a thrower, a large part of the pottery course will be spent on the wheel learning the different techniques. We have 7 wheels for 7 people. Day one involves getting to grips with the wheel and the basic techniques,...
The day will cover the following elements:
- Clay preparation
- Centring the clay
- Throwing cylinders with the aim of producing forms of even thickness.
- Developing basic forms
- Wiring pots off the wheel
Book the course for two people for £300 saving £50 on the course rate.
There is a maximum of two places available to book for this course per workshop, giving the opportunity for really focused tuition. If booking for...
This is a private 2.5 hour pottery throwing lesson for up to four people.
The cost is £60 per person.
The lesson will be tailored to the specific requests of the student and caters for complete beginner upwards.
This lesson is ideal for anyone wanting to try out throwing on a potter's wheel individually, or with a friend.
Multiple individual lessons can be booked to allow maximum flexibility and to give the opportunity to see...
Weekly classes suitable for, but not exclusive to, beginners.
Our groups are small, friendly & informal, with a maximum of 6 people per class so that we can provide you with ample support & encouragement.
To get you started you will be given a demonstration of the technique to be used in the session. You will then be able to create your own unique piece using the technique you have been shown or work on...
Sessions for up to 3 people. Adult tuition run throughout the year with Chris Greening in North Worcester.
You can choose to book either a one-off lesson that is suitable for absolute beginners as well as those revisiting skills that may have got rusty or, sign up for multiple sessions to complete a pottery project.
The workshop is equipped with 3 potter’s wheels, slab roller (good for making tiles and platters), extruder (for squeezing clay...