8-week Beginners Hand Building Course - Gift Voucher

8 Week Hand Building Course - Gift voucher 


This is an amazing gift for the artist in your family who has always wanted to work with clay and learn how to handbuild. This would also be a wonderful gift for a potter who hasn't worked with clay for a while and wishes to get back into the studio. 


Open to all levels, this course will not only cover the fundamental skills of hand building but explore advanced techniques and push concept to develop your own style of work.

If you’re interested in exploring all the possibilities of hand-building either as a beginner or an improver, our in depth, 8 week Hand Building Course is perfect for you. 

This course is designed to offer an in-depth exploration and to enable students to discover their own individual language in clay. 

The skills covered in the course include the fundamentals of hand building such as pinching, coiling and slab building and extends to delve into advanced techniques such as imprinting / texturing on clay, sculptural / complex forms and Japanese techniques Kurinuki. 

You will build free hand, on moulds, learn how to join mould made work together, carve and sculpt with clay and BUILD BIG. 

You will fettle and sponge your work, have the opportunity to experiment with coloured slips, underglaze, oxides and our selection of earthen and stoneware glaze. 

We will work with a special white clay which can be fired to low and high temperatures and carve with a terracotta clay. 


Each lesson will be a 3 hours. 6pm-9pm.

Date - Tuesday 15th September - 3rd November 2020

Week 1- Pinching and coiling - vessels 

Week 2 - Slabs, texture, handles, construction

Week 3 - Slabs, templates, hump moulds and feet

week 4 - Coil big using flat coils

Week 5 - Pinching Pots and adding lids 

Week 6 - Teapots and Jugs 

Week 7 - Finish off, Kurinuki and Figures

Week 8 - Paint and Glaze 


Once you purchase your voucher you will then recieve an email with a link to download your e-voucher, this link will last for 30days. If you did want a gift voucher sending in the post to you we can also arrange this for you, please get in contact with Emily. 

Emily will be intouch a week before the 8 week course is due to start with all the last bits of information on which will be needed for the lucky person who has recived this lovely gift. Please pop in the notes section upon booking contact information for the fab person who will be attending the course so we can get the right information to the right person. We will also send the email to you, please do forward this on to the person you have gifted this gift voucher to. Please do get in touch with Emily for more information on this. 


** Please note, this course does not include throwing lessons. this is a hand buidling with clay course only**


If you have any questions at all please do ask. 

Thannk you for purchasing one of our gift voucher's - we're sure they will make a lovely gift. 



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