Throwing Course: Evening Class

(Clay on the Wheel)

When: Ongoing
Where:
Bernard Leach Studio, Leach Pottery
Places: 5

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

Dates

Wednesdays: 26 September - 21 November 2018 (no class 24 October)
Wednesdays: 23 January - 20 March 2019 (no class 27 February)
Wednesdays: 1 May - 26 June 2019 (no class 29 May)
Wednesdays: 25 September -20 November 2019 (no class 23 October)

Overview

  • 8 week course (9 weeks including 1 week break)

  • 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 Studio, this course takes you through the full process from clay preparation to finishing. You will learn throwing techniques for one-off or production pieces, turning and handle pulling .

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

A separate Glazing Course is offered at the end of each 8 week course where you can glaze and fire up to 20 pieces of your bisque ware. By enrolling to the Throwing Course: Evening Class, you will receive a £50 discount on the Glazing Course - places available on a first come, first served basis.

Any questions? Please contact education@leachpottery.com

  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