Ceramics Making Course

Take a deep dive into pottery making with this four part ceramics course.



4 x 2.5 hours Class size 4 to 10     label £160

Ever wanted to whip up your own handmade pottery? Learn all the techniques you need with this four-part course in London.

Guided by an experienced teacher, Ronaldo, you will focus on different methods in each pottery class. Develop wheel throwing techniques and give hand-building a go using the expert tips and tricks you get from Ronaldo.

There will be a wide selection of stoneware glazes for you to pick from, as well as other pottery tools to inspire you as you carve out the clay.

Whether this is your first time stepping into the world of making ceramics or your improving on some experience, you can learn plenty here and prepare yourself for some more independent work. Be inspired by your inner creative to craft some amazing clay pieces you adore.

Please note: there is an additional charge of £1 per 1lb of clay used. Pieces will be weighed at the leather hard stage.

Minimum age requirement: 14 -- students under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.


Knowledge required
Suitable for all levels.
 
What you'll get
  • Apron to borrow.
  • Plenty of tools and equipment needed to create your ceramics to take home.
What to bring
  • There is an additional charge for each pound of clay that you use.
  • Clay can be washed out of clothes, but for peace of mind wear something which you don't mind getting messy in.
Session repeats

After the first session, subsequent sessions can be arranged with the teacher, at a time that suits you.

Suitable for

This class is great for a team building activity, birthday, hen do or stag do.

This would also be a nice gift for her, gift for mum or anniversary gift.

Location

Former Willesden Green Police Station, 96 High Road, London, NW10 2PP

Your teacher
Ronaldo Wiltshire

Ronaldo Wiltshire


Ronaldo is a London based ceramic artist and lecturer at Morley North Kensington College.

He is born to two Barbadian potters and specialises in creating functional and decorative ceramic art, often finished in his own developed glaze formulas.

He was a contestant on Channel 4's 2020 Great Pottery Throw Down and loves throwing on the potter’s wheel as well as using hand-building techniques to create sculptural pieces.

“Working with clay is not my job, it’s how I express my inner thoughts and deep feelings. I use the studio as therapy and it brings so much joy to share this gift with others.”




Your host

“The Hand is the cutting edge of the mind.”

That quote, taken from Jacob Bronowski’s ’The Ascent of Man’, is something we firmly believe in here at Create Space London.

Our aim is to provide people of all ages with access to and understanding of both traditional skills and some of the latest technologies involved in art and design.

We believe that the creative process fosters innovation in all areas of learning, business and culture as well as helping meet the practical challenges of life in the twenty-first century.

This is above all an exercise in communal sustainability and shared creativity and problem-solving.

More about this class

This class is new, and is covered by ClassBento's money-back guarantee.

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