Wheel Throwing Taster Class

Get a taste of the life behind a potter's wheel at this pottery class in North Kensington!

2 hours Class size 1 to 4     label £55

Searching for fun things to do on your Friday evening? Why not try your hand at a new DIY craft at this soothing wheel throwing taster session?
Perfect for pottery newbies looking for a chance to get their hands on some calming clay and experience the fun of moulding a unique creation using a wheel – this pottery taster class is sure to tick all your boxes!
During this throwing taster session, you will learn it all from how to prepare and wedge your clay, the correct body posture on the potter's wheel and finally, how to centre, open and shape the wall of the clay.
Walk away having had a true taste of wheel throwing and perhaps a new hobby (or addiction!).
Please note:
  • Private classes are up to a higher fee.
  • Glazing (clear glaze) and firing are not included in the price and are subject to an extra charge of at least £10 on the day (depending on how many pots you wish to be fired).
  • Your works must be collected no later than 14 days after you have been notified that your pieces have been fired, otherwise they will sadly have to be disposed of.
  • This class is designed for adults.
  • Long fingernails can stop you from enjoying your time on the wheel as it involves working with the fingertips.
Knowledge required
This class is perfect for beginners - no prior experience is needed.
What you'll get
  • Up to 5kg of clay.
  • Single-use aprons.
What to bring
Clothes you don't mind getting messy.

Blechynden Street Studios ACAVA, Studio 13, 54 Blechynden Street, London W10 6RJ and Studio 13, 54 Blechynden Street, London W10 6RJ (varies by date; click the date selector to see details)

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Colour & Clay
Colour & Clay

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Colour & Clay is a place, an idea and a refuge created during the COVID-19 pandemic by Vinicius Les and Boglarka Eliz Les-Varga.
Our aim is to help individuals to connect with each other, develop a new passion, for families to learn together with their children and enjoy some mental respite.
Vinicius is a London based ceramics artist and painter. He learned the skills of pottery and ceramics from a very young age in his father's studio. Having completed higher educational studies in both Ceramics and Fine Art-Painting, Vinicius embarked on a 10-year journey in London, creating and teaching what he loves and has a passion for: pottery and ceramics.
Working with various organisations, Vinicius has formed a strong interest and skill in teaching individuals of all abilities including individuals with physical or/and learning disabilities or difficulties by helping them find their voice through pottery and art.

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