BEGINNERS COURSE

LEARN WITH CONFIDENCE

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The beginners four week ceramic course will teach you the basics of the ceramics studio, with our experienced teachers you will gain the confidence to consider yourself a potter.

DISCOVER

WEEK 1

After a health and safety briefing you will be shown how the studio works, clay preparation and a demonstration of basic wheel techniques.

Then it's over to you start making your first shapes.

WEEK 2

MAKE

Week 2 is all about making on the wheel, you will have your own dedicated equipment to maximise your making time.

 

At the end of this session you will have at least two items for you to develop further.

DECORATE

WEEK 3

Once your items are 'leather hard' you will be able to add decoration and refine them ready for the first firing.

WEEK 4

GLAZE

In the last week you will be shown the different techniques of glazing and try it out for yourself. Your final works will be fired.

BEGINNERS COURSE DATES

  • Suitable for ages 12 - 16 years

    Starts Sep 25

    100 British pounds

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  • Learn the basics of throwing on the wheel

    Starts Sep 30

    140 British pounds

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  • Learn the basics of throwing on the wheel

    Starts Sep 17

    140 British pounds

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  • Learn the basics of throwing on the wheel

    Starts Sep 17

    140 British pounds

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  • Learn the basics of throwing on the wheel

    Starts Sep 26

    140 British pounds

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  • Learn the basics of throwing on the wheel.

    Starts Sep 13

    140 British pounds

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  • Learn the basics of throwing on the wheel

    Starts Sep 28

    140 British pounds

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  • Learn the basics of throwing on the wheel

    Starts Sep 15

    140 British pounds

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PAUL WHEELER
HEAD TECHNICIAN AND TEACHER at CLAY

CLAY is proud to welcome Paul to the team, you may know Paul from his appearance on the BBC's 'The Great Pottery Throw Down' where he acted as the pottery consultant and technician, he is also the Tutor Technician to BA and MA students at UCA.

Paul will be overseeing all aspects of the studio, making sure everything is up to scratch and providing be best possible learning environment.