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Beginners Potting Wheel Course

Unleash your creativity with our "Introduction to Pottery and the Pottery Wheel" course. Dive into the world of clay and watch your hands create wonders.

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Beginners Potting Wheel Course
Beginners Potting Wheel Course

Time & Location

24 Feb 2024, 10:00 – 12:00

Chester, 5 Eastgate St, Chester CH1 1LQ, UK

About the event

Unleash Your Creativity with Clay!

Join our 8-week beginner's course, designed to introduce you to the magical world of pottery. This hands-on experience is perfect for anyone looking to explore the art of creating with clay.

Course Overview:

  • Duration: 8 Weeks
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Class Size: Small, personalised groups for optimal learning.

What You'll Learn:

Weeks 1-2: Getting Acquainted

  • Introduction to the studio and pottery tools.
  • Basic wheel-throwing techniques.
  • Hands-on practice with centering and shaping clay.

Weeks 3-4: Shaping Your Vision

  • Creating basic forms like bowls and vases.
  • Techniques for ensuring symmetry and beauty in your pieces.

Weeks 5-6: Adding Character

  • Learning to trim and add foot rings.
  • Introduction to handles and spouts for functional ware.

Weeks 7-8: The Art of Finishing

  • Exploring glazing basics.
  • Hands-on glazing and decorating, bringing your creations to life.

Why Choose Our Course?

  • Expert Instruction: Learn from experienced potters passionate about teaching.
  • All Materials Included: We provide all the clay, tools, and glazes you need.
  • Friendly Environment: Our studio is a space for creativity, learning, and community.
  • Showcase Your Work: Conclude the course with a small exhibition of your creations.

Whether you're looking to discover a new hobby, find a creative outlet, or simply enjoy the therapeutic benefits of working with clay, our course is the perfect starting point.

Enroll Today and start your journey in the timeless art of pottery!

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