Courses

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Jugs & Pourers – 3½ day Improvers – 5th-8th July 2021

Jugs & Pourers – 3½ day Improvers – 5th-8th July 2021 Spread over 3½ days, this course is aimed at more experienced makers to develop their jug-making and pouring bowls in wheel-thrown stoneware. 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; two and three part assembly. We will also cover [...]

4 Day Slip decorated Earthenware 15th -18th July 2021

4 Day Slip decorated Earthenware 15th -18th July 2021   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. Pleasure in English slipware runs deep in our culture; these lively, robust, warmly decorated pots are so relatable too, and continue to provide us with inspiration today. The programme considers both traditional and contemporary approaches to slip application, methods which grew out of post-medieval English pot-making and [...]

Teapots – 4½ day Improvers – 21st-25th July 2021

Teapots – 4½ day Improvers – 21st-25th July 2021 Spread over 4½ days, this course is aimed at more experienced makers to develop their Teapot making in wheel-thrown stoneware. 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 of [...]

Clay-Brainstorming – 3½ day Improvers – 29th July-1st Aug 2021

Clay-Brainstorming – 3½ day Improvers – 29th July-1st Aug 2021 Needless to say, we absolutely love making pots! But in what ways is our journey enriched with the fresh enquiry of ideas? This course seeks to provide ideas for risk taking and creating new outcomes, which may then become individual to you, to try and help you to develop unexpected ways of seeing and making. Students will use our high-quality stoneware clay for this experimentation. They will be encouraged and supported by Jeremy to explore specific exercises to brainstorm, invent and expand up [...]

Evening Classes

Evening Classes We welcome enquiries for new 10 week terms. Our Autumn 2020 term is already full, but if you are interested in enquiring for the Spring and Summer terms 2021, which begin in January and April 2021, 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 two or three 10 week blocks per annum. These termly courses, predominantly in thrown cera [...]