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HANDBUILD A WATER JUG
3 Hours £90



 
 

Tutor: Niamh Phillips  
Group Size: 4
 

Friday 10am - 1pm
Multiple Dates Available   
 

What will I learn?

In this three-hour workshop, you will be taught the technique of making slab-built pottery, which will include rolling slabs of clay, decorating clay with coloured slips, joining, and forming. You will also learn to make and attach a clay handle and spout. Through expert demonstration and personalised guidance, you will be supported to create your own hand-built water jug. In this workshop you will have the opportunity to explore surface decoration through textures, stamps, and carving. This immersive workshop will give you an authentic experience of learning the craft of pottery in a fully creative and supportive environment. To complete your hand-built water jug, you will choose your own colour scheme from a selection of the studio’s glazes. 

 

What will I take home?

On this course you will make a water jug to be glaze and fired in the kiln. Your glazed work will be ready for collection from the studio three weeks later or posted to your door for a fee of £8.00.

Who will teach me? 

Niamh Phillips is an experienced teacher and ceramicist based in South East London. With a degree in Ceramic Design from London’s Central Saint Martins University Niamh has a broad knowledge of ceramic techniques and processes. Alongside her own professional ceramic practice she works in a number of studios and colleges around London; Niamh has a passion for teaching and enjoys passing on her skills to others.

What does the price of this course include? 

You will be taught in Rachel Cox’s modern studio with the latest ceramic tools and equipment in a small group of up to four students. Small groups ensure greater individual focus from your teacher and higher levels of student and teacher group engagement. You will have access to a range of clays, slips and glazes and an apron will be provided. Your pottery will be fired twice in an electric kiln up to temperatures of 1260 degrees. There is a bike lock up and private parking onsite available to students. 

What is the cancellation and rescheduling policy? 

Group sizes are small and workshops are booked to capacity so please ensure that you are able to attend your course on the dates listed above. Workshops are non-refundable once the course has started. Should you need to cancel the course, you may do so up to 14 days before the start of the course when you will get a full refund minus a 10% admin fee. Any cancellations made after 14 days prior to the start date are non-refundable. You may transfer your booking onto another course up to 14 days prior to the start date when a 10% admin fee will be charged. It will not be possible to reschedule a course beyond 14 days prior to the start date and a refund cannot be offered. In the unlikely event that a class is cancelled by Rachel Cox Ceramics due to unforeseen circumstances that are out of the studio's control the class will be rescheduled at a later date or a refund for the class will be offered if the rescheduled date is not suitable. 

 

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