Introduction to Clay Intensive
Easter course overview
Suitable for beginners (clay and firing included—same curriculum as weekly but packed into 4 days).
11 April 2020
4 days over 2 non-consecutive weekends
Max 7 students
Saturday 11, Sunday 12, Monday 13 April and Sunday 26 April 2020.
Update 19 March 2020 - At this time this course is proceeding. The class will be split into two groups with two teachers to reduce class numbers and maintain social distancing.
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If the class is cancelled your course fee will be refunded. We will be in contact if required.
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The same curriculum spread over 3 hour classes – per week – for a 9 week period.
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Sessions 1 to 3 students get a feel for clay and its properties through various handbuilding techniques and projects
Session 4 introduction to glazing
Sessions 5 to 7 focus on the potter’s wheel, learning to centre clay (the basis for all wheelthrowing) and form cylinders and other shapes
Session 8 work produced during weeks so far is glazed ready for final firing.
Session 9 a raku firing takes place when students will see some of their pots go through the raku rapid firing process. This is weather dependant and may not happen in very hot or high fire danger conditions.