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Pottery Wheel: Fundamentals - 5 Week Course (Intermediate)

Join The Craft Pottery Studio's 5-week pottery wheel course for intermediate throwers. Refine skills, explore new shapes like vases and jars with lids, and learn new throwing and trimming techniques.

Pottery Wheel: Fundamentals - 5 Week Course (Intermediate)

About Pottery Wheel: Fundamentals - 5 Week Course (Intermediate)

6th June 2024
7th June 2024
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The Craft Pottery Studio
Studio 102A (1st Floor), Axiom Arts Building 48 - 54 Washington Street, Glasgow City Centre G3 8AZ
£215
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Suitable for ages 14+

Join our 5-week pottery wheel course for intermediate throwers. Refine skills, explore new shapes like vases, jugs, and jars with lids, and learn new throwing and trimming techniques. Take home 6-10 pieces.

Each 2-hour session includes demonstrations and personalised guidance in small groups of up to 6 people.

We use stoneware clay and custom in-house glazes. Items are food and dishwasher safe when glazed properly.

Commitment to all five sessions required. Quarterly dates—check availability and book online below.

Course Schedule:

Week 1: Reintroduction to throwing. Learn how to collar in your cylinder to create a bottleneck/vase form.

Week 2: Trim the pieces thrown in the week prior using a chuck (a tool used to trim forms with a narrow rim).

Week 3: Learn how to throw a closed form or a ‘yoyo jar’.

Week 4: Trim your jars thrown in the week prior using a suction technique and experiment with using decorative slip (coloured clay) to finish your pieces.

Week 5: Learn how to glaze your pottery wares and experiment with layering glazes and masking.

Additional Dates: 07 June 2024

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