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Weekend Pottery Workshop - Fri > Sun

🇬🇧 Introduction to throwing on the potters wheel

  • Started 8 Apr
  • 155 British pounds
  • Queen's Yard

Service Description

Mark , founder and production thrower at Potters Thumb will be sharing the passion with years of knowledge and experience on the potters wheel setting you up with the necessary skills to get making. We have organized a 3 day weekend workshop to ensure enough individual time to grasp the techniques required. The sessions are of 2 hrs duration each of which we will be demonstrating the techniques required, exploring the wonderful world of pottery. During the session we will be covering : - Learning about the material and its properties - clay - Prepping the clay for the wheel - Centering the clay on the wheel head - Pulling up the walls of clay to create a vessel - Lifting off the pot from the wheel head. - Demonstrate handles to make a cup or jug - Trimming the pot - Surface Decoration ( textures and slips ) - All tools required- supplied The session allows enough time for a hands in clay, trying out the techniques to create your own pots. The outcomes of the class is to pass on the techniques getting you ready to start creating on the potters wheel. The class would have also served as an induction if you wanted to apply for studio membership to gain access to the pottery and the facilities to practice your skills. You will get to keep what you create during the session. Time Fri, Apr 8, 2022 6:00 PM · 2hrs - Sat, Apr 9, 2022 10:30 AM · 2hrs - Sun, Apr 10, 2022 10:30 AM · 2hrs - Students per session 5 students Sessions include: - Tea /Coffee - Tuition - Clay - Good vibes Things to bring - Apron or overall to protect you from getting too messy - A towel ( large ) - Small sketchbook - note book - Patience ***Please note that long nails will not be practical to work with clay and will not be possible to work on the wheel as they will be an obstruction during the making process. ........ sorry 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