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In-person classCOVID-19 SecureSix Week Pottery Course for Beginners.
5(20 reviews)
Come and learn to create your own pottery
Holland Park
£0 pp
1 hour course
Beginner
What happens in this class?

This short course is the perfect introduction to ceramics with such in-depth teaching that even experienced potters will find great new tips! The best course to start on if you have just caught the pottery bug or are looking for a more comprehensive grounding in technique.

Each week your tutor will lead you through a new technique in a short project. The course is varied, so you'll cover all the basics and discover your favourite methods to develop. By the end of the course you will have mugs, plates, bowls and sculptures to take home. Read on for…

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Things to remember

The course is held in a dedicated ceramics studio with professional facilities and materials. It's a lovely, open, comfortable space in both winter and summer, and we never over-crowd the studio as we want to make sure everyone has the space and teaching time to relax and get…

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Latest Reviews
5(20 reviews)
Lidya Cortberg - September 21st
Really made my Monday. Lovely space teacher and first lesson. Really looking forward to coming back next Monday!
Juan - July 1st
Excellent course! Odile is a great teacher and the beginners course is a lot of fun.
Suzanne Smedley - June 12th
Thank you Orly for a great first class!
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Booking Options

There are no upcoming dates for this class. Let the teacher know about your interest and you will be notified when new dates are added.

You will only receive an email from us if new dates are added for this class, you will not receive any marketing emails, and that's a promise!

COVID-19 Secure

This class is COVID-19 Secure. Find out what this means here.

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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
Teacher

Odile studied chemistry, but fell in love with pottery after trying some evening classes in Farnham. After learning to throw and run a studio by working with other artists, she decided to set up her own space in West London which she runs with her partner Kieran.

Odile now works full time as a potter and pottery teacher. She's invented many of the tools, teaching aids and techniques they use at the studio and is constantly experimenting with new ideas and processes. . She also likes cooking and gardening because she can make the dishes...

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Class Location
The Pottery Lane Art Centre
Holland Park
95 Princedale Road
W11 4NS
London
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Reviews

Lidya Cortberg - September 21st
Really made my Monday. Lovely space teacher and first lesson. Really looking forward to coming back next Monday!
Juan - July 1st
Excellent course! Odile is a great teacher and the beginners course is a lot of fun.
Suzanne Smedley - June 12th
Thank you Orly for a great first class!
Val Margulies - May 5th
Such a lovely studio , great introduction course , and Odile’s knowledge is amazing .
Rita Leal Moreira - April 28th
The best place to start a new hobby!
Sarah Headley - April 27th
Well structured class, Odile is a knowlegable and patient teacher. She offers the perfect mix of instruction followed by independent learning.
Elisa - January 6th
Great learning environment, excellent to improve and develop skills
Neelam - November 17th
Only attended one class so far, but a brilliant start - really enjoyed the class, very well explained and the pace of the class I thought worked with everyone. Looking forward to the class tonight.
Peter - November 11th
Great communication leading up to the lockdown, we were able to continue due to the education status of Odile's courses - social distancing and masks and all the necessary precautions have helped us feel comofrtable and the course content and pace is great for beginners - recommended and so glad we've got a course to keep us occupied!
Misun - April 8th
The course had to be suspended after four weeks due to lockdown, but I enjoyed each class that I attended. Odile is a wonderful teacher, giving clear explanations and demonstrations. She is also very organized and always has all the material and tools ready for her students. I like the small class size. The studio itself is lovely, open and bright. I highly recommend the course to anyone wanting to give pottery a try.
Cat - February 25th
A truly fantastic experience! Over the duration of the course, you gain a thorough understanding of a range of pottery techniques. Odile is a wonderful, attentive and incredibly kind teacher with an incredible level of experience and knowledge. I would thoroughly recommend the course to everyone.
Annabel - February 23rd
Odile is a fantastic teacher, taking you through all methods of working with clay and glazes. The studio is large, fully equipped and very well situated. I'll definitely be booking another course with Odile and would highly recommend!
Yanting - February 16th
I signed up for the beginner’s course after a fun experience at the one-day wheel workshop with Odile. The class size was cosy and we were taught a variety of techniques - really enjoyed myself and hope to be able to do more pottery with Odile in the future!
Savith - February 14th
Odile is a great instructor who explained the various processes of ceramics very clearly. Spending time with the whole group and individuals also. Having been to another beginners workshop somewhere else, I personally found the structure of this 5 weeks much better suited for beginners. We look forward to attending more workshops!
Guillemette - February 14th
The course was actually spread over five weeks. Odile taught us the basics of pottery. It was my first pottery course ever but I now definitely feel like going further. Odile shows rather quickly how to do things so you have to be focused to listen but then it gives us a lot of time for creativity and make Progress With the technique. The 3 hour slot works very well. As Odile says it is truly like a therapy !
Margot - November 7th
Great course, Odile is a great teacher and gives the freedom to try many different techniques week after week. It is so great to see how your work evolves as it goes through the different stages and very rewarding to bring it home with you! Highly recommend
Cheyenne - November 5th
We had a great time. The course was fun to do, the teacher was really good at explaining everything to us. We made and painted more items than we thought we would, Items that I'll be very happy to use in my house. They were also very understanding of my disability. I'd give them 5 stars all day long.
Laura - December 5th
Odile’s pottery class was one of my favourite experiences this year. She was not only incredibly talented, but also approachable, attentive, kind and always willing to help! I can’t wait to go back to doing classes every Monday!
Dharpana - December 5th
Odile is a wonderful, incredibly talented teacher and she makes you feel so at home as you're working your way through the skills of pottery. It's such an enjoyable experience. 10/10 would recommend
Christina - November 1st
I was really happy to compete this course. Studio is brilliant, very bright and clean, very well equipped. They have any tool you could possibly need. I was very pleased with structured and detailed information Odile gave us. She introduced to the group basic technics of making pottery. Her guidance was very kind and cheerful. She is very experienced and knowledgeable potter. I've decided to continue with pottery making after this course.