2-Day Beginners Throwing Course
**dates coming soon!**
Over the course of this 2-day introduction to the potter’s wheel participants will learn the techniques to master the challenging yet rewarding potters wheel, covering the process of throwing, trimming and slip decorating pottery. This course is suitable for complete beginners, and great as a refresher course for those who've done some throwing before.
how it works:
Day 1 - preparation of clay, centering, opening, and pulling walls, lots of practice for making cylindrical pots, and bowls
Day 2 - Trimming the bases of your pots, adding handles, and using mark making tools and coloured clay slips for surface decoration.
This course includes 6kg of clay per participant, and you can choose to either have your work glazed in our transparent or white glaze, or you can book onto one of our Glazing sessions and learn how to use our full range of studio glazes.
This course is taught by studio potter Meg Beamish, whose interests lie in traditional practices.