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"Find Your Inner Potter" Evening and day weekly classes

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Course Provider: Fired Thoughts Arts Studio

Contact Name: Geraldine Francis

Telephone: 01380 840666

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Unit 11 The Old Potato Yard

Course Length: 4 weeks

Price: £80.00
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5 star rating, 4 reviewers.

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Course Start Dates
Thursday 23rd February 2017


Spend 4 weeks discovering the basics of working in clay. Choose from Thursday evening class 6-8 or Friday morning class 10-12. Students work through a series of projects to gain experience with various clays and different building methods including working on the potter's wheel. This course allows students to start at any point in the year and if wished students are invited to continue after the 4 week point, working on their own projects. Many students who started last year are still attending the course and working on very diverse projects from sculpture to perfecting wheel technique. This course offers two tutors with different ceramics backgrounds giving a diversity that is not often enjoyed to students attending private ceramics studio couses. Course numbers are small ensuring that students get individual attention. The Tutors are highly expereinced, having worked in a number of different educational situations. Under 25's attending this course may register for an Arts Award Qualification.

What's included in the price?

All material are included.

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Attended my first pottery workshop on Sunday as a complete beginner and loved every minute of it. The atmosphere was very welcoming and relaxed, the whole course was very well thought out, prepared and presented to give us maximum experience in the time we had. Very informative with lots of practice using different clays and techniques including throwing a pot on the wheel! Willing help if needed but not intrusive. An excellent introduction for any beginner and will wet the appetite for more!


Just spent a rainy Sunday at the studio and I'm inspired to do more! The Clay Day workshop gave us a great introduction to different materials and methods, and we were able to have a go at several techniques. Highly enjoyable, with a good balance of expert guidance and freedom to develop our own ideas. I'll definitely be back!


Sue and Geri are fabulous. My husband and I first went to fired thoughts to make ceramic tiles for our new house I was soon addicted and wanted to learn to throw. I went back to fired thoughts and cannot express how brilliant they both are. The course became like a little sanctuary for my week. The studio is lovely and well thought out with lots of resources to help you learn. Both Geri and Sue are very knowledgeable and amazing artists in their own right, who strive to continue learning in their own field and that obviously extends into thier teaching. They are patient teachers who nurture and encourage you even if your bowl looks like a plate!


Sue and Geri have helped me use different skills and techniques to complete my projects. I have made bowls, brooches and sculptures of an owl and a turtle. Everyone does totally different work, so it's very interesting to see what's going on. Sue and Geri make me laugh!


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