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Wheel and Hand Building FRI, 5-7:30 SEP

Beginners learn to Wheel Throw simple shapes then try some hand building on this pottery course.

  • Starts 6 Sept
  • 260 British pounds
  • North Peffer Place

Available spots

Service Description

An 8 week, 2.5 hour course for students who want to learn the basics of wheel throwing and hand building and for those who want to learn or improve both skills. Classes taught with the careful, hands-on instruction and advice of a university trained and 20+ year experienced teacher. You will also learn to experiment with slips, underglazes and glazes. FOR THOSE WITH EXPERIENCE IN THIS STUDIO, YOU CAN GET STARTED ON DAY ONE WITH MY SUPPORT, if you want to hand build or throw on the wheel 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: 2.5 Hour Wheel Throwing 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 SAFETY AND CLEANLINESS, PLEASE BRING An apron, microfibre cloth and pillow sized cloth, large sponge, a 10 litre bucket as well as a large, round yoghurt tub or 2 litre tub Clay is to be purchased separately on this website before class begins 5 or 6 week term: 1/2 bag of clay - £7 - £10 8 or 10 week term: Full bag - £14 - £20 Purchase any clay BUT Crank or Raku- Cream or White clays for a cooler finish and brighter glazes, Grey/buff clay I am really looking forward to teaching and making ceramics with you and would love you to see you in this creative pottery 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 to 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

Contact Details

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


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