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course Timetable

Monday

Intro and Enhanced Potters Wheel: Levels 1, 2 & 3

Throwing

Ulyana

18:30-21:30

15/07/24-26/08/24

Member & Non-member

Flexles Beginners & Intermediate

Wheel Throwing

Ulyana Solod

18:30-21:30

15/07, 22/07

Member & Non-member

Tuesday

Beginners Potter’s Wheel Levels 1, 2 & 3

Pottery Wheel (Levels 1 , 2 & 3)

Danka Fogl

18:30-21:30

03/09/24-22/10/24

Member & Non-member

Wednesday

Beginners Potter’s Wheel 1 ,2 & 3

Wheel Beginners 1, 2 & 3

Danka Fogl

18:30-21:30

11/09/24-30/10/24

Member & Non-member

Thursday

Clay Club: 19:30-21:30

Pottery Wheel

Vanessa

19:30-21:30

18/07

Non-member

Friday

No events found for Friday

Saturday

No events found for Saturday

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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