6 Week Evening Wheel Throwing and Hand Building with Saria | Various Dates
Cost:£280.00 per person
About this experience
On this pottery course you will have a complete overview on how to work with clay and will learn the basics of hand-building and throwing on the wheel.
We will explore different handbuilding techniques such as pinch pot, slab building and coiling and will also learn wheel-throwing including wedging, centering, pulling up the walls and making basic shapes such as mugs, bowls and pots. We will explore painting with underglazes as well as dip glazing and learn about several different decoration techniques.
Our tutor will give you all the tips and techniques to develop any project you have in mind!
Course start dates: 31 January | 20 February | 10 April
We will provide all materials throughout the course. All of our students use our earthenware clay, and have access to a full range of tools and glazes.
The glazing and firing of up to 8 pieces is included in the price of this course. We charge £10 per extra pot.
PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN APRON AND TOWELS TO CLEAN AS YOU GO - IT WILL GET VERY MESSY!
Now for the boring but important part. . .
All classes are refundable up until 28 days prior to the start of the course. After this we may be able to reschedule your course for a £50 admin fee. PLEASE NOTE: From 14 days prior, your course is non-refundable. We are a small, indpendent pottery studio and our courses run at capacity. Teachers and materials are organised in advance for the number of booked participants.
About the teacher: Saria is a full time designer and interdisciplinary artist based in Blackheath.
Raised in a family of artists she discovered clay as a chid in Italy and never abandoned the practice since then!
After graduating in Fine Arts, She started teaching creative painting and pottery with a creative, flexible and fun approach for students of different levels and ages.
Over the last decade she has been an active member of several pottery studios around London working as a teacher as well as a potter with her project aryaceramics.
She loves being versatile, experimenting with all types of clay, using different techniques, making her own glazes, pushing the boundaries between materials and creating new things!