Having all day is a great way to really have time to focus on learning how to throw on the potter's wheel.
We will begin the class with preparing the clay and getting to know this versatile material. I will then demonstrate how to centre your clay on the wheel and some simple shapes, such as cylinders and bowls. You will then have the morning to practice on your own wheel pulling a cylinder and for the more experienced, developing your forms. After a lunch break we will spend the afternoon improving on this and exploring other forms. You…
Please bring your own apron and towel and wear clothes and shoes that can get dirty. Clay does wash off but it can get messy whilst throwing!
Kerry Hastings is a professional ceramicist who has been working with clay for over 20 years. She makes both wheel thrown tableware and hand built sculptural vessels. Her work is stocked in over 25 galleries and shops. She is passionate about her work and carries that passion forward in her teaching to helping others discover, appreciate and enjoy the multi-faceted and diverse world of ceramics.