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🇬🇧 - Throwing Plates and Dishes 🔥

WORKSHOP Level 2 - Plates and Dishes

  • Started 12 Jun
  • 255 British pounds
  • Queen's Yard

Service Description

***** Pottery Workshop -----Level 2 -----***** Mark Ciavola , founder and production thrower at Potters Thumb will be sharing his passion and experience on the potters wheel and setting you up with the necessary skills to start making. This workshop is designed to explore further, applying your recently acquired techniques to creating on the potters wheel. The sessions are of 2 hrs duration x 3, of which we will be demonstrating the techniques required exploring the wonderful world of pottery. During the session we will be covering : Refresh on centering and pulling Prepping the clay for the wheel Anchoring throwing batts Throwing Plates and Dishes - average weight of 1 kg per plate Lifting of bigger pots and plates off the wheel head. Trimming and finishing the pots Surface Decoration ( textures , slips and glazes ) You get to keep what you make - Max: up to 6 plates each - All tools required- supplied The session allows enough time for a hands in clay and trying out the techniques to create your own pots. Dates and Time Sunday 12th June 1:30pm - 3:30pm Sunday 19th June 1:30pm - 3:30pm Sunday 26th June. 1:30pm - 3:30pm Students per session 5 students Sessions include: - Tea - Tuition - Clay and Glazes - Good vibes 🔥IMPORTANT MESSAGE 🔥 This class is designed for students who have previously attended the intro class or for experienced potters only. Things to bring - Apron or overall to protect your clothing from getting too messy ( avoid white clothing , dark clothes are a better choice as we use a dark clay ) - A towel ( large ) - Small sketchbook - note book - Patience ***Please note that long nails can be an obstruction during the making process on the wheel. WARNING - Pottery is highly addictive and will become an obsession


Upcoming Sessions


Cancellation Policy

This workshop is restricted to a limited number of confirmed bookings and therefore we are unable to offer any refunds if you choose to cancel


Contact Details

  • CRATE Brewery & Pizzeria, Unit 7 Queen's Yard, London E9 5EN, United Kingdom

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    info@pottersthumb.com