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An Advanced pottery will develop experience and knowledge working with porcelain paper clay, agate ware, scraffito, slip inlay, slip casting, slip trailing, throwing on the potters wheel and an introduction to sculpture. Creating and developing own work using any or a combination of the four methods of working with clay and developing your knowledge and experimentation of glazes.
The course includes basic materials, school buff and terracotta clay, earthenware firing and glazes.
Other clays can be bought from our stock but unfortunately due to kiln capacity no extra pieces made outside of the course sessions can be fired in our kilns.
What should I bring?
Everyone gets the best possible teaching experience and the chance to explore their own ideas, come along with sketch books, magazine cutting, pinterest boards to help focus your ideas from the start.
What should I wear?
Please wear old clothes that can get a bit messy, clay washes out so don’t worry too much. We will provide you with an apron and gloves if needed. If you can remove any jewellery on your hands and wrists and if possible have short nails and have your hair tied back.