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An Introduction to Pottery - Hand Building Workshop in Moffat

An Introduction to Pottery - Hand Building Workshop in Moffat

SKU: HB-Workshop1

Date: Saturday 20th April 2024
Time: 10am to 1pm – One off 3 hour workshop
Cost: £65.00 per person


Have you always wanted to give pottery a go? Then this is the perfect one off workshop for you.  You don't need to commit to a lengthy course, just come along and have a fun learning a new skill in a relaxed and supportive environment – plus you'll have made your own piece of pottery for your home.

What you'll learn
In this workshop you'll be using the coil pot method to create your own unique pieces. Using this method you'll be able to make bowl/s, planter/s, cup/s, vase/s etc. All these vessels will teach you the cornerstone techniques of coil handbuilding. You'll then decorate your piece/s using stamp imprinting, writing on pots, carving, applying other clay embelishments. The possibilities are endless. At the end of the workshop, you will have created your very own unique piece.

Who is the class for?
Beginner potters, or you may have done a few classes or just want to enjoy doing more pottery. No need to worry if you are a complete beginner or lack confidence in your skills, this class is designed for all levels.

What’s included:
All materials: stoneware clay, tools, equipment, the firing of one pot.We will have a short tea/coffee break. Please let me know if you have any dietary requirements.

Upper Annandale Parish Church
Church Place,
Moffat DG10 9ES

There are parking spaces available at the church and in the centre of Moffat town.


Firing your work Your creation will be bisque fired (the first pottery firing), this is included in the cost of the workshop, additional pots are £5 each .

Optional Follow up Glazing Session
Pottery needs a second firing up to 1260 degrees c, before this you'll then have the option of a follow up Glazing Workshop, learning how to wax & glaze your pot. This should take approximately an hour and will be at my studio in Moffat, in small groups to be arranged at times to suit. Cost £20.
If you don't wish to glaze your own pottery I'll do it for you at a cost of £5 per piece.

Please just ask if you need any additional information.

 Once you've booked you'll received furhter information.

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