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Sunday Morning Pottery for Beginners
During this eight week course you will use a range of handbuilding techniques including pinching, coiling, slabbing and use of press and hump moulds. You will also be able to try out wheelwork if you wish or develop your skills if you already know the basics. You can explore the many ways of using texture and decorative techniques in your work.
Week 1 – Health & safety, pinch pots, coiling and use of hump & press moulds & preparing clay for wheelwork, slabwork, adding texture.
Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 – continuing to use handbuilding and wheelwork techniques, adding colour with slips and glazes, and finishing pieces ready for final firing and collection.