Full Time 4 Week Throwing Course 

This course is an Advanced Throwing Course aimed at potters wanting to improve 

their skills, focusing on repetition and practice.


The topics could be changed depending on the student's interests and experience.

Week I

Exploring different throwing techniques with Ruthanne Tudball 

Week 2

Throwing large scale in sections or with coils with Katrina Pechal

Throwing with porcelain with Elaine Bolt

Week 3

Practicing a chosen technique

Week 4

Practicing a chosen technique - simple glazing and firing. Finishing with a presentation of your results.

It might be that you want to:

Practice repeat throwing.

Perfect your fluting or faceting.

Develop a personal way of finishing pieces looking at rims and feet/surface and throwing marks/using tools.

Design and perfect making a teapot or any chosen form, set or range.

Throw and adapt forms, joining thrown shapes together.

Focus on one form.

Focus on mastering throwing with Porcelain.

Focus on working with larger amounts of clay.

Practice throwing and stretching the clay, texturing the clay on the wheel.

We would aim to get a group of pieces glazed and fired for a presentation, but that wouldn’t be the priority.  Students could use our glazes or bring in their own. 

Cost: £1300 materials included

Accommodation: and food not included but can be booked with Emerson or Forest Row has lots of options

Duration: 4 weeks

Dates:1st  –  26th March 2021

Full Time: 9.30- 4.30 Monday – Friday

Teaching/personal-practice hours: would be roughly half and half

Presentation: Friday 26th March 

Application Deadline: 27th November 2020
Interviews will be held: Early December 



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Forest Row School of Ceramics

Emerson College

Hartfield Road 

Forest Row

East Sussex

RH18 5JX

United Kingdom