A Day on the Wheel 13th Nov
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About The Event
This one day mini course is a fun hands on introduction to the pottery wheel. Aimed at beginners or or those with minimal experience. You will be introduced to the basics of throwing funtional pottery. You will be shown how to prepare the clay by wedging, how to center the clay and how to make simple forms starting with cylinders. During the session, you will be shown how to alter the form to create simple bowls, vases or small plates.
In the afternoon you have time to practice what you have learned and if you wish, add a splash of colour to your creations with some coloured slips.
It is a practice based course and a good way to get to grips with the basics.
The class is kept intentionally small with a maximum of 4 participants to ensure plenty of help when needed. This course is suitable for adults and teenagers accompanied with a participating adult.
At the end of the day you can choose up to 4 of your favourite pots to be fired and clear glazed.
There is a one hour break for lunch at 1pm. Please note for health and safety reasons food can not be consumed in the studio so I recommend you take a trip out to one of the local eateries a short walk away. The afternoon session recommences at 2pm. Refreshments of tea and coffee will be available throughout the day.