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1-1 adult tuition run on a Tuesday or Thursday evening throughout the year.
The lessons last for 1hr 30 mins between 18:30 and 20:00 (with some flexibility to suit you).
One off “taster” lessons, as well as multiple sessions working on a range of projects can be catered for.
A lesson costs £40 and will include approx. 10lb of clay and the firing of two of your pieces which will be ready to collect in 3 weeks. Postage can be arranged at cost if preferred.
Discounts are available for multiple sessions (£35 per lesson for 2-5 lessons, £30 per lesson for 6 or more lessons).
To book, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07450008183.
One-Off Introduction to Clay
The one-off lesson is suitable for absolute beginners as well as those revisiting skills that may have got rusty.
If you have a particular project you want to try out (e.g. flower pot, mug, jug, tile, plate, hanging decoration) then we will discuss how you can achieve that in the time available.
Pottery is a very broad subject and it can sometimes be difficult to know where to start, but if you just want to “have a go at pottery” then we can generally fit in a go at throwing a pot (or two) as well as trying some hand building techniques, such as a tile or plate. The aim will be to have made something you can either take home (in raw clay state) at the end of the lesson or wait for it to be fired.
The workshop is equipped with a potter’s wheel, slab roller (good for making tiles and platters), extruder (for squeezing clay shapes), kiln and a range of tools which will be available for you to try out.
All you have to bring is an idea of what you might like to have a go at making, as well as old clothes—you will get covered in clay! Aprons and towels are available.
We will use either earthenware (the clay used in garden pots) or stoneware (a whiter clay generally used for kitchenware) which gives a wide range of decorative options.
If you book multiple sessions then we will discuss what you want to achieve over the number of lessons booked.
A few examples of courses are provided below: