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course Timetable

Monday

Intro and Enhanced Throwing: 18:30-21:30

Throwing

Ulyana

18:30-21:30

06/05/24-24/06/24

Member & Non-member

Flexles Beginners & Intermediate: 18:30-21:30

Wheel Throwing

Ulyana Solod

18:30-21:30

22/04/24, 29/04/24

Member & Non-member

Tuesday

Wheel (Levels 1, 2 & 3): 18:30-21:30

Wheel (Levels 1 , 2 & 3)

Danka Fogl

18:30-21:30

30/04/24-18/06/24

Member & Non-member

Wednesday

Beginners Wheel 1 & 2: 18:30-21:30

Wheel Beginners 1 & 2

Danka Fogl

18:30-21:30

19/03/24-07/05/24

Member & Non-member

Thursday

Intermediate and Advanced Wheel (Levels 3-4): 19:00-22:00

Intermediate and Advanced Wheel

Camille

19:00-22:00

09/05/24-27/06/24

Member & Non-member

Friday

Clay Club: 19:30-21:30

Pottery Wheel

Vanessa

19:30-21:30

17/05/24, 31/05/24

Non-member

Saturday

Flexles Beginners & Intermediate: 13:00-16:00

Wheel Throwing

Ulyana Solod

13:00-16:00

04/05, 11/05, 18/05, 24/05, 01/06, 08/06, 15/06, 22/06

Member & Non-member

Clay Club Saturday: 9:30-11:30

Pottery Wheel Tryout

Vanessa

9:30-11:30

Single Dates

Non-member

Sunday

No events found for Sunday

Multi-day events

No events found for Sunday

What do you learn in the 8 lesson course?

Levels 1 & 2  focus on understanding and practicing the basic techniques of using the pottery wheel.

Lessons 1, 2 & 3:

Introduction and Demonstration: 

*what clay is

*how to prepare the clay for the wheel

*the right amount of clay to start with

*positioning the clay on the wheel

*centering (this is the hardest part and will take approximately 30 hours of practice to master)

*opening up the clay

*pulling the walls up

*compressing the floor, walls and rim of your vessel

*removing your piece from the wheel depending on shape

*best practice for storing and protecting your piece

Lessons 4, 5 & 6:

Practice of techniques previously demonstrated plus

*shaping your vessel

*trimming your vessel

*modifying or carving your finished piece

*practicing with increasing amounts of clay

*throwing with intentional design

Lessons 7 & 8:

*surface decoration

*using slips and engobes

*preparation for glazing

*glazing techniques and best practice.

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