6-week course - ADVANCED

This course is aimed at anyone wanting to improve their skills and become confident and independent on the potter's wheel!

Summary

A well-rounded wheel course

- Advanced 's course

- 6 weeks

- 3h intensive weekly

- Use of studio tools and clay

- Studio glazes and firings

– Semi private group w/ 5 students max

 

 

DESCRIPTION

The philosophy behind this course is to develop students’ skills and confidence in the relaxed and warm atmosphere of our beautiful Prague studio.

During the course students will be able to continue develop their style and personality through complex projects including technical aspects such as locks, necks and connections. 

Summary: 

Week 1: 
1. One piece vase or olive oil bottle / learn to center w/ larger amounts of clay & learn to close a shape & pull a neck
2. Creation of salt & pepper shakers  / Preparation for lids & boxes classes w/ introduction to closing shapes entirely
Week 2: 
1. Throwing the body of a teapot design  /  learn locks
2. Finishing off & decoration of pieces from week 1
Week 3: 
1. Learn to make spouts, thrown lids & knobs for the teapot  / attachments / learn 2 techniques of locks
2. Liquid clay in molds  / learn industrial processes of making pots
Week 4: 
1. Large pot  / throwing big w/ two piece connection
Week 5: 
1. Personal project or Introduction to handbuilding 
2. Wheel challenge
Week 6: Glazing marathon

Glazing session : Glazing is included in the course and will take place on the last session where you will be able to color and decorate all your pieces. 

If you cannot finish your glazing on your last class you will be able to come back on a Saturday between 3-7pm. Price: 210czk/h

PRICE 

The price includes everything from tutoring, materials, firings and the glazing session.

LEVEL 

a 6-week beginner course at Terra is advised before taking the Advanced #1 course

TEACHER 

Marie Poirot / Ekaterina Matveeva 

PICK UP

Students will be able to take their finished pieces home up to two weeks after the end of the course.

STILL NOT SURE ?

If you have any questions don’t hesitate to contact Marie at p.marielaure@hotmail.fr

Be quick limited number of places!