Pottery Classes and Raku near Bridgend- Hand building with a professional potter with over 30 years experience
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About the Course
Regular Classes run every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday (other days can be arranged)
11:00am – 1:00pm
2:00pm – 4:00pm
6:00pm – 8:00pm
£20 each for one off treat class or parties (2hours).
Jane is a local potter with over 30 years experience in ceramics including Raku.
Learn a variety of clay building techniques including sculptural work; (Individual throwing lessons are also available on request).
Classes are suitable for all levels, with no experience necessary. Projects include figures, heads, characters, animals, musical instruments and lots more! All you need is enthusiasm and an apron.
Full day courses are also available for Team building .... 4 people or MORE
Raku Days..... With Jane Malvisi - £65
3rd Saturday of each month.
Raku firing is unique and one of the most dramatic and exciting ways to fire pottery. This is an outdoor day of working with heat, sawdust, fire and smoky bins!
-Drawing in smoke
-Instruction on making glazes
-Advice on kiln building
Bring your own bisque pieces to decorate, or ready made pots can be supplied for a small charge.
Please contact for further details of the courses we offer.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
Clay and bisque firing is included.
My wife and I have been on two raku days which we thoroughly enjoyed - please see my wife's review on Jane's raku course. Jane also gave me half a day's instruction on throwing, something I have only had a go at once before. She explained how to centre, how to use my hands as tools, helping me apply the correct amount of pressure, how to brace arms against the wheel and how to feel and understand the nature of the clay. By the end, and with her expert hands-on help, I had successfully thrown two pots and feel I have the confidence and knowledge to practice on my own. I can highly recommend this course.
Ian Col - - #5832
I had such a fantastic and creative time with Jane and the other potters, I came for the morning session and stayed for the whole day!
Jane is a great teacher. She made me feel very relaxed despite my lack of experience. I came away with two beautiful hares that I was capable of producing. Jane encouraged me to watch the raku process and everyone shared in everyone's successes. A lovely group of people in a relaxing setting. The groups meet weekly but were very welcoming to a visitor passing through. I would strongly encourage anyone to go along - whatever you consider your skill level to be. I learnt such a lot about the how's and why's of pottery through Jane's infectious, joyful passion for her medium and her own pieces are just stunning. My only regret... I live 300 miles away so can't go back every week!
Jan Reed - - #5125
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Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.
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