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Introduction to Clay Weekly

Tuesday course overview

This course teaches all the basic clay techniques for handbuilding, wheelthrowing and glazing. It is offered as a nine week term class or as a 4 day intensive class. 


Tuesday 4 February 2020


This class over a 9 week term 




Workshop 1


Max 14 students





This is one of our six x 3 hour weekly classes — per week — over a 9 week period. You choose your preferred day and times from the grey submenu above.


You can choose our INTENSIVE course.

The same curriculum packed into 4 days over 2 weekends. SEE AND BOOK. You will be taken another page.

This progressive course takes students through a range of techniques for working with clay.
This Weekly Course is the same curriculum as the INTENSIVE COURSE.
The course takes students through a range of techniques for working with clay.
  • 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.
Health and safety aspects of working with clay and pottery materials are covered during the course.

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