Learn how to throw a pot on the wheel, roll out clay for slab-building and make thumb pots with a Master Studio Potter.
Take in the atmosphere of a professional ceramics studio while trying your hand at a range of pottery-making techniques. Start with making a thumb/pinch pot to get the feel of the clay; roll out clay into slabs to build sculptural objects; and have a go on the wheel and try to throw a pot.
If you would like to have your creations fired then there will be a cost of £5.
David Fry is a Master Studio Potter based in Newcastle upon Tyne. He has been practicing ceramics for over 40 years, has exhibited his work widely in the UK and abroad, and teaches regular classes to individuals and groups from his studio.
Friday 4th December
Saturday 5th December
11.00 – 13.00
Suitable for ages 14 +
69 Westgate Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
There is space for up to 12 people per session. Please contact David via phone or email to book your place.
The Crafts Council and Get Creative have joined forces to present Hey Clay! from the 4 to 6 December 2015. Hey Clay! is a national celebration of clay giving everyone the chance to unleash their inner potter.