Hand Building & Wheel FRI 5-7:30 pm-SEPT

Learn to throw bowls, mugs, vases on this short taster course

  • Starts 9 Sept
  • 250 British pounds
  • North Peffer Place

Available spots

Service Description

An 8 week, 2.5 hour a week course for students who want to learn the basics of hand building and wheel throwing and those who want to learn or improve both skills. Classes taught with the careful, hands-on instruction and advice of a university trained and 18 year experienced teacher. You will learn different hand building techniques and how to throw pots on the wheel and/or improve your hand building as well as experiment with slips, underglazes and glazes. FOR THOSE WITH WHEEL EXPERIENCE YOU CAN GET STARTED ON DAY ONE WITH MY SUPPORT if you don't want to hand build I love to work with different colour media and surface design. I encourage my students to do the same and have equipped The EPS with underglazes, slips, oxides and glazes to allow for a wide range of choices for decorating your work. I have been throwing and hand building for 20 years and learned many skills along the way that I will share with you to ensure that you succeed in this class and leave with pieces that you are proud of. COURSE PACKAGE: 2 Hour COVID safe class Demonstrations and instruction from an established ceramic artist Access to expert advice via Wix or Facebook Slips, glazes and stoneware firing included Space in the studio to leave your clay for the next week Opportunity to join The EPS Hands on Clay, pottery user's group (HUG) after 4, eight week courses taken in the studio IN THE INTEREST OF COVID SAFETY AND CLEANLINESS, PLEASE BRING An apron, small towel or cloth, large sponge, a 10 litre bucket as well as a large yoghurt tub Clay is to be purchased separately on this website before class begins 1/2 bag of clay for 5 weeks - £7 - £10 Full bag for 10 weeks - £14 - £20 Purchase any clay but Crank or Raku I am really looking forward to teaching and making ceramics with you and would love you to see you in this new, Covid conscious studio. * So long as you withdraw two weeks before teaching begins, refunds accepted, minus 5% transaction fee. After this period, all tuition fees are non-refundable If you cannot complete a short course because of illness, you will be able to retake the course without further payment provided that the course fees have been paid in full. Refunds are not available once a period of study has commenced.*

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

To cancel or reschedule a class or course, please phone or text a week in advance t o give me a chance to fill your space and offer it to lower income students. Please note that refunds are only given 14 days prior to the start of your course. See course details for further information by

Contact Details

  • Peffer Business Centre, North Peffer Place, Edinburgh, UK