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Japanese Pottery 8 weeks Beginners Course

5(2 reviews)
This is an 8 week course where you will learn hand building and taste of throwing for Beginners / intermediate level in Hackney Wick
Hackney Wick
In-person
£320 pp
Beginner
What happens in this class?

This is an 8 week course where you will learn hand building and taste of throwing for Beginners / intermediate level.

This course is for the students who have no or little experience in ceramic and want 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, Pinching, Coiling and Slab building
  • Surface and slip decoration techniques
  • Glazing technique
  • Taste of Throwing and Trimming

Throughout the course you will practise all these techniques by…

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Things to remember

The studio is located in front of Grow restaurant and bar.

Please bring your apron and Mask.

Firing and material fee £1 per 100g will apply for your pieces.

Latest Reviews
5(2 reviews)
Alisa - 21 March 2020
Yasuko-san’s studio is a perfectly peaceful place to spend Saturday mornings~ I felt the balance of taught techniques and freedom to experiment was great, I’ll be back!
Uta - 13 July 2019
This is an excellent course for beginners and those with prior experience alike. Yasuko’s teaching is based on her wide expertise in the craft and aesthetics of ceramics design. She shares her knowledge expertly and with patience. Highly recommended.
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Age Requirement

18

Flexible cancellation policy

Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.

Your Teacher

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…

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Class Location
Yasuko Arakawa Ceramic Studio
Hackney Wick
Unit 20, Main Yard, 86 Wallis Road
In front of Grow Bar and Restaurant
E9 5LN
London
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Japanese Pottery 8 weeks Beginners Course

Reviews

Alisa - 21 March 2020
Yasuko-san’s studio is a perfectly peaceful place to spend Saturday mornings~ I felt the balance of taught techniques and freedom to experiment was great, I’ll be back!
Uta - 13 July 2019
This is an excellent course for beginners and those with prior experience alike. Yasuko’s teaching is based on her wide expertise in the craft and aesthetics of ceramics design. She shares her knowledge expertly and with patience. Highly recommended.