Classes at Terra Mia UK
Classes at Terra Mia UK are purchased in blocks of five lessons, each lesson is three hours long , please refer to the timetable below for morning and evenings classes. You are welcome to join at anytime, all materials, tools and aprons are provided, please wear clothes that you do not mind getting dirty.
Beginners pottery course
5 weeks Hand building course
If you have never worked with clay before this is the perfect class for you. You will be explained the basics about working with clay and different ways to hand build, decorate and glaze your work.
week 1 -Pinching
week 2- coiling
week 3 - slab work
week 4 - surface decorating
week 5 - glazing
it is advisable to bring a notebook or sketchbook to write down your ideas and take notes. Handouts will be given for each process.
Intermediate pottery course
5 weeks hand building course
This course is for students who have already completed the beginners course but want to work on their own projects.
Other hand building and decorating techniques will be shown like using hump moulds and press moulds, planning and making functional objects , planning and making sculptural or decorative objects.
Advice will be given at each step and you will be supervised by the tutor
Advanced pottery course
The Advanced Pottery Course will focus on sculptural hand building, a basic understanding of glazing chemistry, kiln loading/ unloading.
As classes are small so if you are more advanced you can also join a beginners and intermediate.