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...
These classes are for all abilities. During the sessions I will take you through basic techniques in hand-building, decoration and wheel work. There will be a maximum of 4 students per class.
What will I learn?
- Hand-building techniques including pinch pots, slab building and coiling
- How to make pots on a wheel (throwing)
- Decorative techniques on green-ware (unfired clay) including Sgraffito, inlay, paper resist, printing and stamping
- Glazing and decorative techniques...
Pottery and Clay classes in Greasby, Wirral
Thursdays weekly 10-3pm
Saturdays by prior arrangement 11-3pm
Please BOOK your Flexible Hourly Slots - Before Attending
Classes follow School Term Holidays
Classes are to help you develop your clay skills.
We have Pottery Wheels, Slab Roller, Coilers, everything to take the hard work out of working with clay so you can get on with creating.
Once you have the basic skills we use slips and glazes to...
For Beginners and Intermediates:
On your 4 week course, Alison will expertly guide you through some of the various techniques to get you started on your ceramic journey.
From pinch pots, coiling and slabwork to clay decoration using slips and glazes you will work at a steady and relaxed pace to create some wonderful objects to be proud of.
Maybe you have already learned the art of pottery and want to brush up on your...
“Be inspired and get creative with clay… Giant seed pods, twisted t-pots, big boxes and bowls, whatever you want to make I’ll guide you. Have fun and learn pottery in a welcoming and supportive environment. Everyone is creative and anyone can learn pottery!”
In the pottery classes, I aim to build confidence, encourage experimentation and create a space that is welcoming and inspiring. Anyone can attend the pottery classes, they are suitable for all abilities....
Pottery workshops in York.
After graduating from Sunderland University with a BA (Hons) in Ceramics & gaining a teaching qualification, Catherine regularly teaches both beginners & intermediate in throwing on the wheel & hand-building. She works from her Studio at home, making both Ceramic animals, that are raku or smoke fired, or playful slipware Pottery, that is both fun & practical.
If you choose a throwing session we will start off with cylindars & bowl...
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 a 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 our...
We are running throwing taster sessions at Artshed so you can get the taste for it!
Book a 30 minute slot for £20pp, including clay, glazing and firing.
We have two potters' wheels and two people can throw at the same time, so this is a great opportunity to come along with someone else and learn a new skill together.
Suitable for any age group - children just need to be able to reach the...
Escape and come to my rural Ceramics Studio to have a go on the potters wheel.
If its on your bucket list of things you have always wanted to do, nows your chance!!
This is a relaxed fun session where you will be given tuition and all the basics to have a go!
Then plenty of practice time to experiment, with guidance when you need it!
You will produce a bowl to keep. (once fired...
Students will be shown how to centre the clay, throw a few simple bowls and/or cups, and use coloured clay slips to decorate their creations. The finished pots will be glazed and fired for you and will be available for you to pick up at a later date.
There are two workshops to choose from, 10am until 12pm or 3pm until 5pm. There will be places for up to 4 students on each...