Workshops

Foundation
Foundation workshops will explore hand building techniques and decoration. All work produced will be fired and there will be an informal display. The two hour workshops will run either in the afternoon, evening or at weekends.

Advanced
Advanced workshops where you are encouraged to develop and expand the pottery skills already acquired.

If anyone would like to join these workshops or would like more information please email or ring.

Example of Pottery foundation workshops

Two hour workshops.
£17.00 per workshop including materials

12.00noon - 5.00pm Saturday
2.30pm – 4.30pm weekdays
6.30pm – 8.30pm weekday evenings

Other times are available

Session one
How to prepare the clay.
Pinch pots. – Student will follow the demonstration and all will create the same piece

Session Four
Working with press moulds.
Students will be asked to prepare a piece of work for the following week using one of the techniques already demonstrated.

Session seven
Finishing all work
Discussion - Packing a kiln

Week gap for work to dry out ready for biscuit firing plus firing

Session two
Coil pots. – Student will follow the demonstration and all will create the same piece
Plus decoration techniques

Session five
Create an original piece using any of the techniques shown.
Students will be asked to prepare a piece of work for the following week using a combination of the techniques already demonstrated.

Session eight
Decoration of all work - oxides
Packing a kiln

Session three
Slab pots. – Student will follow the demonstration and all will create the same piece
Plus decoration (coloured slips)

Session six
Create a piece using a combination of techniques shown.
Continue working on any unfinished pieces

Exhibition
Display of work. - Invite guests
Meet other pottery students.


Monday
Feb272017

Taster Sessions

Always wanted to try the potters wheel? What to have a go before you commit to weekly workshops? Or want to give that extra special gift?

Book a two hour pottery taster session and have a go.

Sunday
May272012

Foundation Workshops

Thursdays: 2.30 - 4.30 / 6.30 - 8.30

Foundation workshops will cover the basic skills needed to start creating your own individual pieces. Session are either in the afternoon between 2.30 - 4.30 or in the evening from 6.30 - 8.30.

Sunday
Apr292012

SCULPTURAL CERAMICS 

Workshops exploring sculptural ceramics, the qualities of clay and creating colour using oxides.

The workshop covers the basic hand building techniques, progressing onto producing sculptural pieces. Please contact the Rathbone Studio if you would like to participate on the workshop. Places are limited.