Eight session course
This is a 8 weeks course where you will learn hand building and taste of throwing for intermediate level. This course is for the students have experience in ceramics. Ideally they have learned pinching, coiling and soft Slub building. and wanting to enhance their existing skills.
This Course includes:
- Introduction to the material and the processes including in creating pottery. The introduction will also include safety talk
- You will be taught all about clay preparation
- Hand building techniques
- Surface and slip decoration techniques
- Glazing technique
- Taste of Throwing and Trimming
Throughout the course you will practise all these techniques by making a number of cups, bowls, mugs, vases, seasonal ornament and some other bits and pieces.
Please bring your idea. your favourite things, picture, pitnterest images, sketchbook, books, 3D objects etc.
Please note, if you are unable to attend a session during the course, you will be unable to make this up at another time.
PLEASE NOTE These courses have easter break as below.
Thursday course 8 weeks 14th March -11th April, 25April - 9th May. (No class on 18th April for easter holiday) 10:30am - 13:00pm £35/ class : Total £280 Firing and material fee: £1per 100g
Saturday course 8 weeks 9th March -13th April, 27th April and 4th May. (No class on 20th April for easter holiday) 10:30am - 13:00pm £35/ class : Total £280 Firing and material fee: £1per 100g
This course needs a minimum of 6 guests to go ahead, and you will be notified more than 3 days before the course if the minimum is not met. Please note, if you are unable to attend a session during the course, you will be unable to make this up at another time.
Did you know?
We ensure quality. If your class doesn't reach your expectations, we'll give your money back.
About your host, Yasuko Arakawa Ceramic Studio
Yasuko Arakawa is a London based ceramicist, born in Kyoto, Japan, who’s work draws from her aesthetic background to create ceramics that bring to mind a heritage of craft whilst inspiring a progression of contemporary product usage.
Yasuko’s craft develops the affordance of natural materials into a form that allows the person engaging with the product a feeling connection, through her utilization of carefully mixed glazes and variant grades of clay, enhancing the experience of ceramics beyond function.
Her work also aims to explore the possibilities of narrative, through both function and form, to suggest playfulness and initiate imagination with everyday use.
Please Bring your Apron.The firing and Clay fee : £1 .00per 100g, please pay on the day by cash.
Flexible cancellation policy
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.