Weekend Throwing Course

£260.00

Learn how to make pots on the potters wheel! The Weekend Throwing Course is suitable for beginners and improvers alike.

Day one learn how to prepare, centre and shape clay. Each potter will have their own wheel. You will be guided step by step through making cylinders & bowls. After lunch, you’ll be encouraged to work at your own pace, practicing to create your perfect pots. There will be demos throughout the day.

Day two, your pots will be dry and ready to trim and turn. We will look at making and adding handles. If time allows, there will be the opportunity to throw a few more pieces too.

At the end of the weekend you’ll have lots of pots, and choose your top three to be glazed and fired.

£260.00 Location : Dorset

Learn how to make pots on the potters wheel! The Weekend Throwing Course is suitable for beginners and improvers alike. Day one learn how to prepare, centre and shape clay. Each potter will have their own wheel. You will be guided step by step through making cylinders & bowls. After lunch, you’ll be encouraged to work at your own pace, practicing to create your perfect pots. There will be demos throughout the day. Day two, your pots will be dry and ready to trim and turn. We will look at making and adding handles. If time allows, there will be the opportunity to throw a few more pieces too. At the end of the weekend you’ll have lots of pots, and choose your top three to be glazed and fired.

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Course Details :-
  • In-Person Course
  • May 04, 2024 - May 05, 2024
  • 2 days

Learn how to make pots on the potters wheel! The Weekend Throwing Course is suitable for beginners and improvers alike. On the first day we start at the beginning – how to prepare, centre and shape clay. Each potter will have their own wheel. You will be guided step by step through the process of making cylinders (cups), before moving onto making bowls. After lunch, another demo of how to make different forms. You’ll be encouraged to work at your own pace, practising creating your perfect pots! Day two, your pots will be dry and ready to trim and turn. We will also look at making and adding handles. If time allows, there will be the opportunity to throw a few more pieces too. At the end of the weekend you’ll have lots of pots, and choose your top three to be glazed and fired. This course really immerses you in the process. You will learn a lot and feel a real sense of achievement by the end of the day. What’s more, you’ll have some of your own handmade ceramics to enjoy.

What's included in the price

Materials and glaze firing of three finished pots

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