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Wheel Throwing Adventure 8-16yrs

A 6-Week Pottery adventure for kids

  • Ended
  • 99 British pounds
  • 5 Eastgate Row North

Service Description

Wheel Throwing Adventure: 6-Week Pottery Course for Kids Dive deep into the art of wheel throwing with our specialized 6-week course designed for young enthusiasts aged 8 to 16. Held every Tuesday from 4:30 to 5:30 PM, starting on May 14th and skipping the half-term break on May 29th, this course focuses intensively on mastering the potter's wheel. Course Schedule and Curriculum: Week 1: Getting to Know Your Wheel (May 14) Safety and studio etiquette Introduction to the potter’s wheel and its parts Basic centering techniques and preparing your clay Week 2: Basic Forms on the Wheel (May 21) Centering and throwing basic cylinders Understanding the importance of wall thickness and base shape Throwing small bowls Week 3: Exploring Shapes (June 4) Techniques for throwing various shapes: bowls, plates, and vases Introduction to altering forms directly on the wheel Week 4: Advanced Wheel Techniques (June 11) Throwing larger pieces and sets Learning to control and adjust the height and form Techniques for lids and handles Week 5: Trimming and Finishing (June 18) Trimming foot rings and refining thrown pieces Surface decoration techniques while on the wheel Week 6: Glazing Your Creations (June 25) Glazing techniques specific to wheel-thrown pottery Applying underglazes and glazes Review and preparation of pieces for final firing Additional Information: All materials, including high-quality clay and a personal wheel per student, provided. Small class sizes for detailed personal instruction. Suitable for complete beginners and those with some experience. Enrol Today! Perfect for young artists looking to delve into the dynamics of wheel throwing, this course offers a comprehensive understanding and hands-on experience under expert guidance. Sign up to let your child spin their way to beautiful creations!

Cancellation Policy

Please note any cancellations within 48 hours of the event, class or course will not be eligible for a refund.

Contact Details

  • Pictura Studios, Eastgate Street, Chester, UK


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