Starting in October 2021, Croft Pottery will offer a range of wheel throwing and hand building courses aimed at different levels and age groups.
We will run weekly evening and day time courses, one day courses as well as weekend and residential courses.
We will also run advance courses in making, Glazing and firing.
Tuesday Evening Raku Course (4 Week)
An Introduction to Raku making, glazing and firing
Starts 29 NovStarts 29 Nov
150 British pounds
A Pottery course ideal for those wanting to learn the basics of Raku pottery. Some prior making experience (throwing or hand building) is essential.
*Please note that although help will always be given when making your work for the Raku kiln, this is not a throwing tuition course.
Duration: 4 weeks
When: Tuesday evenings 18:00 – 20:00
Dates: 29th November - 20th December
Course overview: A new course for anyone interested in exploring making, glazing and firing work in a Raku kiln. You will make pots or other objects in weeks 1 and 2 using special Raku clay, this will be done on the wheel or through hand building depending on the students experience/preference. Students will then decorate/glaze and fire work in weeks three and four in our Raku Kiln. You will be able to explore glazing, working with feathers, horse hair and other combustible materials to create visual effects on your pots during firing.
Included in cost: all tuition, materials, you will be able to fire a minimum of 2 pots/objects maybe more depending on time. tea, coffee, refreshments etc..
Where: Croft Pottery, Thornycroft, Rainton, Thirsk, YO73PH
Terms and Conditions apply, please read our terms and conditions page (Link on courses page) before you purchase.