Courses

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2-day Wheel-Throwing, Beginners – June 2018

2-day Wheel-Throwing, Beginners – June 2018 This intensive 2 day course is aimed specifically at beginners who have done little or no wheel-throwing before. It may also be suitable for those that have had a long break from clay-work and wheel-throwing. It will cover clay preparation and wedging techniques along with the range of throwing techniques required to make bowls and small upright forms in stoneware. The second day will cover turning and handling techniques.The studio invites a maximum of 9 students for this course. Each partic [...]

3 & a half-day Improvers, 3-6 July 2018 – Jeremy Steward

3 & a half-day Improvers, 3-6 July 2018 – Jeremy Steward Spread over 3 and a half days, this course is aimed at more experienced makers to develop their jar-making and teapot making. The course will however cater for intermediate and advanced students at different levels of capability. Students will be encouraged to experiment with different scale and style of vessel. A strong emphasis will be placed upon developing different configurations for lids and galleries. We will also cover clay preparation and wedging techniques along with the range o [...]

4 Day – Slip decorated Earthenware July 2018

4 Day РSlip decorated Earthenware July 2018 [caption id="attachment_2480" align="alignleft" width="289"] slipped round dish[/caption] Sorry, this course is now fully booked. The course content for this season is spread over 4 days. Patia will be sharing the secrets of her vocabulary of alluring and lively mark-making in slip-decoration. The programme considers both traditional and contemporary approaches to slip application, methods which grew out of post-medieval English pot-making and then later flourished in the celebrated 17th [...]

3 & a half-day Improvers, 26-29 July 2018 – Jeremy Steward

3 & a half-day Improvers, 26-29 July 2018 – Jeremy Steward Spread over 3 and a half days, this course is aimed at more experienced makers to improve their throwing of upright form, and specifically to develop jug-making for those who wish to. The course will however cater for intermediate and advanced students at different levels of capability. Students will be encouraged to experiment with different scale and style of vessel. A strong emphasis will also be placed upon handling and there will be opportunity for you to learn composite throwing; tw [...]

Evening Classes

Evening Classes We welcome enquiries for new 10/11 week terms. If you are interested in enquiring for the Autumn term, which begins in September 2018, please forward your details via the booking page and we will add you to our reserve lists. Evening classes at Wobage run on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings, between 6.45 and 9.15pm, for three ten or eleven week blocks per annum. These termly courses, predominantly in thrown ceramics are suitable for beginners, intermediate and advanced [...]