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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.

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...
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...
Northamptonshire - Next course on 22nd July 2019
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...
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...
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...
Have your ceramic shape ideas transformed from sketches into plaster moulds ready for slip casting, or attend an in-depth course to be taken through this process with expert guidance. With over 30 years’ experience as a professional ceramic shape designer, product developer and educator, I’m able to assist all makers with their design ideas and small batch ceramic production projects. I teach ‘one-to-one’ at dates to suit you, my tuition fee is £250 per day....
Great Britain - Next course on 1st September 2019
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 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 you don't mind...
Hampshire - Next course on 18th July 2019
This is a 2.5 hour throwing lesson on a potter’s wheel. The lesson will be tailored to the specific requests of the student/s and caters for the complete beginner upwards. This lesson is ideal for anyone wanting to try out throwing on a potter's wheel with friends or individually. There will be a maximum of 4 students on any one course. There are a number of dates to pick from; please see our website for...
This is a one to one, 2 hour pottery throwing class. Students will be taught by Harriet Lawson, a fully qualified ceramicist who graduated from Sunderland University in 2013 and has had various pottery studios since. Now, Harriet is located in her beautiful summer house studio in the picturesque location of Carburton, near Worksop. Less than 1 mile from Clumber Park, 10 minutes from The Major Oak and Rufford Abbey, Harriet is perfectly located for...
West Midlands
Please visit my website for full details including discount packages for two or more people, exclusive workshops for your group, and returning students. One day ceramics and pottery workshops which can include a day of throwing on the wheel and/or handbuilding and sculpting with clay. Complimentary drinks and cakes also available if you wish to partake of our afternoon tea. Lorraine Bates is a fully qualified teacher and designer maker who trained at Bath Academy...

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