About the Course
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April 8-10 (Mon-Tue-Wed)
December 2-4 (Mon-Tue-Wed)
Host: Richard Heeley
Course duration: 3 days
Ability: Intermediate > Advanced
Places are restricted to a maximum of 10 to ensure sufficient one-to-one attention. To attend this course you should be a proficient thrower, either with standard clay or porcelain.
Richard St John Heeley has 20 years experience teaching pottery at all levels. He has demonstrated and lectured to ceramic societies and universities around the country including at the V&A Museum. He is a full time professional potter exhibiting regularly around the UK and internationally. He is a selected member of the Craft Potters Association and currently runs a pottery at Hempmill Brook just outside Market Drayton.
This is a special intermediate to advanced three-day masterclass with Richard Heeley, focusing on throwing, turning and decorating porcelain. Richard will discuss the characteristics, technology and history of porcelain, demonstrating techniques and strategies for success in throwing and turning. Richard will also demonstrate his blue and white under glaze technique, focusing on brushwork, mark making and pattern design using cobalt pigments.
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What's included in the price?
Tool kit plus 2 bags porcelain worth over £128, lunch, refreshments, preferential discounts against all of our products.
I took this course last week and I am so happy that I was fortunate enough to learn from Richard. He is extremely generous with his extensive knowledge, and I improved so much from the first goblet to the last large platter that friends don't believe I made them! ;-).
Many thanks to Richard and everyone at Potclays for making it a great workshop.
Jacqui Seddon - - #21327
I did this course at the beginning of the week. I can't believe how much we covered and how much I improved during the few days tuition. Richard's knowledge of porcelain was fascinating and invaluable. Such an inspiring teacher and great personality. I really enjoyed the course.
Katie Robbins - - #21279
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