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Ready to have a go at making a beautiful piece of pottery? Adult tuition run throughout the year — available at Pottery Courses link or please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 07450008183 to discuss a date.
The lessons are for up to 3 people and last for 1hr 30 mins. There are also some longer sessions run on weekends—please enquire.
One off “taster” lessons, as well as multiple sessions working on a range of projects can be catered for.
Prices start at:
You can also pay for a course with no specific date by transferring money via paypal to email@example.com. I then will confirm by email and provide further details about the course and give you an opportunity to provide some preferred dates and what you are looking to achieve.
I also accept BACS payments; details available on request.
My wife, Sarah, is a fused glass jewellery designer (www.sarahgreeningglass.co.uk) who sells online and has a stall at many of the same craft fairs as me. She offers 'taster' classes and is happy to discuss commissions of jewellery. She can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for a combined pottery and glass course (perhaps with a friend or two)? Feel free to contact either of us to discuss a tailor made session. Here you can see us outside our workshops on a bright, but chilly February afternoon - aiming to get back into the warmth of our own studios asap!
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 earthenware (the clay used in garden pots) clay 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:
Please note - if you cancel your booking within one month of the course date, I reserve the right to charge for the course unless a replacement booking for that date is made.