Eequ · After school. In place of school. Beyond school.
Intro - Throwing on the potters wheel
Warning - pottery will become an obsession!
Mentored by Mark Ciavola
For ages: 18+ years
We have organized these small classes in the evenings, to ensure enough individual time to ensure you grasp the techniques. The session is of 2 hrs duration of which we will be demonstrating the techniques required, exploring the wonderful world of pottery. During the session we will be covering : - Learning about the material and its properties - clay - Prepping the clay for the wheel - Centering the clay on the wheel head - Pulling up the walls of clay to create a vessel - Lifting off the pot from the wheel head. - Trimming the pot - All tools required- supplied The session allows enough time for a hands in clay, trying out the techniques to create your own pots.
What you’ll need
- Apron or overall to protect you from getting too messy - A towel ( large ) - Small sketchbook - note book - Patience ***Please note that long nails will not be practical to work with clay and will not be possible to work on the wheel as they will be an obstruction during the making process. ........ sorry
Strengths to develop
Public Liability Insurance
First Aid Kit
Please note, it is the responsibility of the booker to satisfy themselves about the adequacy of the safety measures. This platform is merely an introducer and does not verify the items listed here.
Crate Brewery/Silo, Unit 7, Queens Yard, Hackney Wick, London, E9 5EN
My experience is an educational activity and the 14-day cooling-off period under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 therefore applies. After the 14 day period my standard policy will apply.
• None of the above
• This workshop is restricted to a limited number of confirmed bookings and therefore we are unable to offer any refunds if you choose to cancel