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Pottery : Beginners


Course Overview

If you enjoy watching ‘The Great Pottery Throwdown’ on TV then why not join in the fun, and have a go making and glazing your very own pottery at the beginners pottery evening class at Strode’s College in Egham. This course is designed for the complete beginner, and for those who have had a little experience, but are very out of practice!

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Wed, 13 Nov 2024

Entry Requirements

No previous experience is necessary, just the desire to make, learn and enjoy!
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Course information

Our friendly tutor will guide you through basic hand-building processes, the use of pattern, texture, composition and traditional pottery design. You will learn about the properties of different types of clay, and which clay best suits your ideas.
We will then look at slab build and the coiling technique. We have fail-safe methods to support your making, develop your dexterity and increase your fine motor skills.

2.5 hrs per week over 8 weeks


This course is not accredited, it does not result in a formal qualification. Each student’s progression is rewarded through teacher assessment.

This can lead to a higher level Pottery course such as Intermediate.

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