Beginners course - 5:00pm-7:00pm

Tue, Wed & Thurs, Evening 5:00pm-7:00pm. 4 students per batch.

  • Started Jan 4
  • 12,600 Indian rupees
  • Yogampottery - Studio

Service Description

This beginners course is a perfect opportunity to learn how to make pots on the wheel as well as freehand (using multiple techniques.). This 4 weeks course consists of twelve sessions (3 sessions per week on Tue, wed and Thurs) and each session is 2 hours long including 15 minutes of preparations before and after. Fee : Rs.12600 payable in two instalments. ​Please pay the first half online in order to book a slot. As there are three slots, its first come first serve basis. Topics covered in the beginners course : ● Introduction to Pottery You will learn what pottery is, what are the various types of clay and glazes, and the process of how a lump of clay is made into a glazed ceramic piece. ● Basics of pottery wheel / throwing on the wheel You will learn how to wedge, how to center the clay on the wheel, how to pull the walls and trim your pots. You will also learn how to make various simple forms like cylinders, bowls, cups and small vases. you will a lso be learning how to make handles and attach them to your cups. Please note that forming a cylinder shape on the wheel would be the end goal of a beginners course as the cylinder is the basis for any other form on the wheel. ● 3 Handbuilding techniques 2 sessions are dedicated to the various handbuilding techniques. You will learn coil, slab and pinching methods that form the basics for any shape and form. ● Preparing your pots for the firings Once you successfully make the forms, you will learn how to prepare them for the first firing called Bisque firing and later for the second firing which is called Glaze firing. This includes, trimming, scrubbing, drying and sanding. ● Glazing techniques You will learn the basics of glazes, how to glaze your pots using various methods and how to finally prepare them for the glaze firing.

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Contact Details

Yogam Pottery, Yelahanka New Town, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India