Weekly Pottery/Ceramics classes Stockton-on-Tees
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About the Course
For Beginners and Intermediates:
On your 4 week course, Alison will expertly guide you through some of the various techniques to get you started on your ceramic journey.
From pinch pots, coiling and slabwork to clay decoration using slips and glazes you will work at a steady and relaxed pace to create some wonderful objects to be proud of.
Maybe you have already learned the art of pottery and want to brush up on your skills or enhance your clay repertoire! Come along and have full use of our facilities with the opportunity to experiment, meet new people and be inspired to create some wonderful new pots.
You can continue your journey after your initial introduction to clay and keep attending the weekly class paid in blocks. You can join our classes at any time, there are no set term times.
The classes will be mixed for all abilities and you can discuss your individual needs with Alison via the contact form above if you wish.
TIME: Tuesday & Wednesday AFTERNOONS: 12.30-2.30pm
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday EVENINGS: 6.30-8.30pm
*This course can be started at any time of the year...Book up now!*
COST: £12.50 per session (if paying as a block of 4 weekly sessions). i.e. £50 payable every 4 weeks.
Or: If you would rather pay weekly then the cost is £15.00 per session payable on the day. Please contact us prior to class via the contact form above to let me know you'll be attending.
Book via our Online Shop - please click on the web link button above. CONTACT BEFORE BOOKING TO CHECK FOR AVAILABILITY: Alison 07708400087 or via the contact form above.
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?
Tea, coffee and biscuits are included as is a relaxing, friendly atmosphere!
Alison is an experienced ceramic and stained glass artist with a BA (hons) degree in Fine Art who has taught adult education, primary schools and classes for students with learning difficulties. She has a wealth of experience and would love to help bring the creative side out of you!
Have just completed my first course with Alison. Loving it, already feeling confident to use the skills I've been taught. Inspired by other course members and able to put in my own ideas . Looking forward to my next block of lessons.
Sandra Greaves - - #11047
Another great evening with Alison and friends. Love the pace of the classes, able to work at my own pace with plenty of encouragement and support. 10/10 .
Pauline Smith - - #9542
Highly recommend. Alison is a great teacher, I signed up for 5 weeks and have signed up for another 5. Really enjoy Tuesday nights. Lots to learn and a good social group. Also Alison makes a mean hot chocolate :)
Emma - - #9487
Love this class! The atmosphere is fab, Alison is such a great teacher and the inspiration endless. The studio is packed with supplies, there's a wide range of glazes to experiment with, different clay's, potters wheel and much more. Wednesday evenings are such a joy they are the highlight of my week.
Harriet C - - #9459
This place along with the tutor alison is a real hidden gem. I've learned so much and really enjoyed myself. Alison is so knowledgeable and so great at teaching while still giving you the space to learn and create yourself. I couldn't recommend her classes anymore if I tried.
Rae Ezra - - #9455
An absolutely brilliant workshop! Alison was really welcoming and made everything extremely clear to understand as I was a complete beginner. I strongly recommend this workshop and will definitely be attending more courses at Love heart workshops. Totally fabulous day out!!
Eve - - #9453
An amazing class, I love every minute of them! Alison is a great teacher and is always warm and friendly, I really love all the new techniques I am learning, and there is always something different to try each week.
I highly recommend Alison's class!
Emily Nunn - - #9452
An amazing atmosphere; Alison is warm, friendly and makes you feel at home.
As a beginner, you start out making a range of basic shapes and items such as solid figurines, bowls and tiles - progressing to more complex and intricate designs.
Alison allows you freedom to create, think outside of the box and play with your ideas; all whilst guiding you along the way, whenever required.
Pottery and Ceramics are both a life-long career dream of mine and to be able to live it, see it, feel it and do it is amazing!
If you are creative, enjoy projects and want to get lost in all things arty, this is definitely the course for you!
Sarah - - #6704
I love this class! Every week there's something new to try. I've made bowls, tiles, tea lights, a ring holder and countless mugs. I've tried lots of different techniques from wheel throwing to slip casting. Alison is a fantastic teacher, full of ideas and inspiration. She allows her students the freedom to explore and find their own style while giving advice and instruction when necessary. She has also taught us a lot of the chemistry and theory behind each process which is really fascinating.
Truly, a fabulous class. *****
Andy Montador - - #6625
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Course Start Dates
Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.
- Accessible by public transport
- Child friendly
- Suitable for events & groups
- Teen friendly
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