About the Course
I love to inspire others to create beautiful pottery, so I offer a range of one-to-one and small group (max two) tuition in my garden studio in Dorking, covering the basics of throwing, turning and decorating, also coiling, slab work and the use of glazes, oxides and lustres. Students can explore pottery at their own pace, follow their individual interests and create lasting objects.
One-to-one lessons cost £50 per 2-hour session, including materials and two firings.The second person is half-price. Because objects must be fired before and after being decorated and glazed, at least two sessions are recommended to produce the finished items yourself.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
-Tailor-made tuition from qualified and experienced teacher
-Introduction chat including demo (10-15min)
- Materials for making up to two items (additional pots £5 each)
- An Initial biscuit firing with a final glaze firing
- Tea and biscuits
Note: finished items can be posted for an additional charge dependent on size and weight.
A friend and I decided were interested in trying out pottery and managed to find Marina. She was very patient and helpful with us beginners and we managed to make a few great pottery pieces! Marina is a great tutor and we would recommend her for anyone who would like to try out pottery - you will not be disappointed!
Thank you so much Marina, we had a great time!
Jessica - - #26149
Response from Marina Randall Ceramics:Thanks Jessica for your positive review...you both did so well for your first time on the wheel. Your little cups look gorgeous.
I got this as a birthday gift for my girlfriend, which she thoroughly enjoyed. It was a fantastic morning. Learnt lots and had a great time. Marina was very patient with us and explained everything very clearly. Would highly recommend.
Sam - - #25127
Response from Marina Randall Ceramics:Thank you so much for this positive review!
I bought a pottery class for my wife's birthday and we went to see Marina together. We had a brilliant time with her, learnt a lot and had some really nice shortbread! Marina was patient and a good teacher and we both came away happy. Would highly recommend a course with Marina....
Ian Webber - - #20535
Great experience with friendly and skilled instructor. We managed to do a lot in the two hours, and it was a fun experience to use the wheel. Great to have 1 on 1 help with this as a complete beginner and I was pleased to have successfully made a bowl.
Would definitely recommend
Clara - - #20197
My teenage daughter had been doing pottery classes for a couple years, but wanted to try throwing a pot. When I googled throwing a pot in Surrey we were lucky enough to find Marina. A very experienced Potter based close to us in Dorking with a studio dedicated to all things pot like! We have had a few classes now and my daughter has the bug, she has bought home many pieces already and is gaining useful practical tips/hints from Marina who is a joy to learn with. I can recommend her highly whether you are experienced or not Marina will have you throwing successful pots on your first session!
LouiseWood - - #19322
Fab course, excellent teaching! Kind and professional tutor :-)
Sophie - - #18640
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