In this beginner-friendly class, you'll spend the first few minutes saying 'hello' to the clay and doing activities to get a feel for the wheel. This helps to orientate your body to the spinning movement while you apply pressure to the clay.
Next, you'll see a step-by-step demonstration on the wheel, and you'll be guided through the stages of making pots. Wheel throwing makes it possible to create polished, refined and symmetrical bowls.
There are different stages to making pots - these include throwing, trimming, firing, glazing and firing again. As a two-hour taster…
No knowledge required - beginners welcome! If you've already got some pottery skills or want to do something specific (like making pots with matching lids), please get in touch and we can set up a separate customised class for you.