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Ceramics: Wheel throwing
Thu, 11 May 2017, 18:00 – Thu, 1 Jun 2017, 20:00 BST
This four week course will focus entirely on wheel thrown pots and will be run by Chris.
Strictly limited places; maximum three people. You will have a wheel each to work on.
You will learn the basics of each stage of making and finishing pots. Chris will help you develop your skills, build your confidence on the wheel, and create a group of unique thrown pots that can be functional or decorative. Suitable for complete beginners or those who would like a refresher.
Week 1 :Preparing and centering the clay; making a range of different forms such as bowls, jugs and cups.
Week 2: More throwing, making handles etc if appropriate.
Week 3: Trimming to make foot rings, and making handles/ spouts etc. Slip decoration as appropriate. More throwing practice if wanted.
Week 4: Glazing/decorating. Any unfired pieces not finished in week 3 can be decorated with slip, and then they will be glazed for you to collect later.
Once your work is fired you'll recieve an email to let you know its ready, and you will have a month to collect.
£120 per person, inclusive of booking fee, materials,preparation and firings.