Pottery/Ceramics Introduction Class - half day

Duration: Half a Day

Price: £35

Run by: jccermaics

Contact: Joan


104 Brookdale Avenue South
CH49 1SP

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About the Course

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The Introductory Course is for those who have never done pottery before or maybe not since they were at school.

All the basic making methods in one session.

So we start with a simple Pinch Pot made from a ball of clay, we then roll the clay into coils and add the coils to the pinch pot making a bowl.

We then roll out the clay into slabs and make a simple box form, this teaches you how to get even thicknesses of clay and how to join slabs of clay together using the score and slip method.

I then demonstrate how to Throw a Pot on the Potters Wheel, which I explain is the mechanical way of making the same bowl shape as your pinch pot, you can then have a go at throwing on the potters wheel while I guide you through the process.

Once you have done your Introductory Course you are welcome to join one of the weekly Pottery Classes classes

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. The voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All materials and tools are included and firing of your work

All I ask is that you pay via Bank Transfer before attending the Class - Bank details will be given when you book your Class

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Great introduction to pottery and ceramics by Joan. One to one session with a patient and helpful expert.

- - #10436

Joan is a wonderful teacher. She is so patient and knowledgeable. Her class is always fun. It's a very relaxed atmosphere. You can have a go on the wheel or hand build. You can make whatever you want - Joan will support and advice you. You'll have a brilliant time.

- - #10292

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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

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