Evening Class: Throwing/ Clay on the Wheel

Offered in 8 week blocks, this course offers a unique opportunity for you to learn and improve your throwing techniques in the inspirational setting of Bernard Leach’s studio.

New Dates for 2019 out next week (12 September)

Autumn Term 2018
Wednesday 26 September - 21 November (no class 24 October)

Overview

  • 8 week course
  • Wednesdays 6.00pm - 8.30pm
  • Places for 5 people
  • Cost: £200 including all tuition and bisque firing
  • Materials and tools provided. 

Taught by Britta James, one of our production potters in the workshop, this course will take you through the full process from clay preparation to finishing. You will learn throwing techniques for one-offs or production, turning and handle pulling .

(A further One Day Glazing course is now being offered at the end of each 8 week course in order to glaze 20 pieces of bisque ware.  Booking for this is done separately with your course tutor or with the office.)

There is no experience necessary, this course is designed for complete beginners or for those with some experience who would like to learn more techniques. With only 5 places, each participant will have plenty of one-to-one tuition and the opportunity for instruction on what you would like to develop for the duration of the course.

For further information please contact education@leachpottery.com

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  Britta James throwing

Britta James throwing

  Smoothing the rim on a standard ware bowl

Smoothing the rim on a standard ware bowl

  Turning a small dish

Turning a small dish

  Hakeme brushes for  slip decoration

Hakeme brushes for  slip decoration