Pottery – Surface, Pattern, Texture and Design (starts 08/06/21)

Start date:

8 June 2021

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On this creative course we will be looking at what makes an interesting or eye-catching design and how we can develop our own designs in clay.

We will make simple slab forms in clay which will be used for experimenting with a range of materials and found objects to create pattern and texture as well as exploring a variety of techniques and finally considering colour to help achieve our design.

This will be chance for you to be experimental and to try out different techniques in a relaxed informal class and you will end up with a range of beautiful textured designs.

Please bring a natural object with you for the first week like leaf, shell, flower (something that you have collected) and pencil and paper

Clay tools see below Home-made-clay-tools…you won’t need all of these but something to cut the clay with, board, cloth for rolling out on (old pillowcase or tea towel will do), rolling pin, paint brush to get you started

Clay or air-dry clay

Textured materials – anything you may have in the house like textured wallpaper, bubble wrap, textured fabric scraps, sandpaper, or able to keep like netting from onions etc. Paints such as water colour or acrylics/poster paint even old household paint

Once we have received your booking, we will contact you, prior to the course start date, with a Zoom link for all the sessions.

COVID-19 restrictions

Please view our current COVID-19 restrictions before booking / visiting.


Please note that members get a 15% discount on all prices shown, which will be applied at checkout. Please make sure you have logged in before purchasing to benefit from the member discount.

If you are in receipt of low-income benefits, you can book three benefits places per year (one each term) if available.

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11 places left
Cost per place: £29.41
Quantity: Total:
Total places: 12 (11 places left)

Tutor: Sally Storr

  • Online via Zoom

Course schedule

  • 8 June 2021 19:00 - 21:00
  • 15 June 2021 19:00 - 21:00
  • 22 June 2021 19:00 - 21:00
  • 29 June 2021 19:00 - 21:00
  • 6 July 2021 19:00 - 21:00
  • 13 July 2021 19:00 - 21:00

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