WHEEL-THROWING BEGINNER  COURSE


Decima Studio Borough  SE1 6ED
1-5 Newington Causeway
Learn how to wheel-throw in a semi- private intensve course - only SIX students per course over 6 weeks. 
The course is designed for you to be able to work on the wheel independantly by the end of it.
We believe there is nothing that can replace the efficiency of having the 1 to 1 attention from the teacher, that’s why we only have up to 4 students per course. 

MARCH/APRIL - MONDAYS

Dates:
04/03, 11/03, 18/03, 25/03, 8/04, 15/04*
*01/04 skipped for the Bank Holiday. 
Day & Time:
Mondays
7 - 9-30 PM
Price:

£420 (4 ppl)

APRIL/MAY - MONDAYS

Dates:
22/04, 29/04, 06/05, 13/05, 20/05, 03/06*
*27/05 skipped for the Bank Holiday.
Day & Time:
Mondays
7 - 9-30 PM
Price:

£370 (6 ppl)

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WHAT:

  • Comprehensive course covering all the basic skills of wheel-throwing
  • Taught by professional ceramic artist
  • Unlimited clay
  • We provide 4 kinds of premium clays (Speckled, Scandi grey, White and Mocha)

FOR

  • Complete beginners
  • Artists with some experience in pottery wanting to deepen their knowledge in wheel-throwing
  • Ideal gift for ceramic enthusiasts

DETAILS:


  • Weekly intensive course
  • 6 weeks, each class 2,5 hours ( incl. cleaning time )
  • Small group: max. 4 people per course
  • Produce approx. 10 finished works
  • No hidden fees - materials and firings included

PROGRAMME:

01
WEEK 1
Learning the basics:  

  • Brief demo of wheel-throwing: learn about physical properties of clay, technical aspects
  • Learning about material - the various types of clays and their chemical and physical properties
  • Learning to wedge clay, centre, and lift walls
  • Creating cillinder shapes  
02
WEEK 2
Simple shapes:
  • Building on leassons learnt on Week 1
  • Learning to wheel-throw simple shapes
  • Creating bowls, vessels or pots 
03
WEEK 3
Trimming  & Throwing
  • Learning to trim the work from previous classes
  • Continuing to practice centering & wheel-throwing simple shapes
  • Creating 2 part shapes 
  • Creating mugs, jugs, cups
04
WEEK4
Complex shapes: 
  • Intro to firing of clay - what happens in a kiln and the various types of firings.  
  • Learning to wheel-throw larger items and complex shapes 
  • Creating a large bowls, vases, lidded jars, teapots. 

WEEK 5
Complex shapes II:
  • Trimming the pieces from previous classes
  • Continuing to practice to wheel-throw larger items and complex shapes
  • Finishing a large bowls, vases, lidded jars, teapots.

WEEK 6
Glazing

  • Introduction to glazing
  • Decorating objects from previous classes with colourful and effect glazes.
Before booking the course, please read our TERMS&CONDITIONS


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