Workshops and Courses

Tuesday 25th April - 4th July (half term 1st June)

The General Ceramics course offers a great opportunity to try a wide range of pottery techniques - pinching & coiling, slab building, surface decoration,  glaze application and throwing on the wheel.

Suitable for beginners and the more experienced.  For those with more experience, we can discuss aspects you would like to improve on and shape the course for you accordingly.

The course will be at the New Directions Pottery Studio in Caversham.

The cost includes materials and firings.

Please contact me for more information.

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Monday 15th May, 1pm -3pm at Artjam Studio, Caversham 

In this workshop, we will making Garden Lanterns

Using slab building techniques, we will roll out the clay, before wrapping it around card tubes to form the body of the lantern.  Then we'll make the base and the lid, before cutting out patterns in the cylinder body. 

I will dry and fire the Lantern to stoneware temperature so that it will be frost proof

 

The workshop: -

  • Is suitable for all levels of experience, including beginners.
  • The maximum class size is 8 so there will be plenty of one to one guidance and support.
  • I have 10 years experience in teaching Ceramics to adults, from beginners to Level 2 qualifications.
  • The cost is £30 pp - includes all materials, glazing and firings for a maximum of 2 pieces.
  • Your work will be delivered to you approximately 3-4 weeks after the Workshop.
  • Adults and over 14s welcome. Under 16 years accompanied with adult please.
  • Please note I am unable to refund places within 2 weeks of the  workshop, although you can swap to another workshop.      
  • I am happy to arrange similar workshops either in your own studio or at the Artjam Studio - please contact me to discuss your ideas.

This Ceramic workshop will be held at the Artjam Studio, 41 Prospect St, Caversham, RG4 8JB

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Monday 22nd  May, 1pm -3pm at Artjam Studio, Caversham 

In this workshop, we will making these tall elegant vases, inspired by Japanese water pails.

Using slab building techniques, we will roll out the clay, before wrapping it around card tubes and shaping the rim. There should be enough time to make 2 Pails.

I will show you how to attach the wooden handles.

I will dry, fire and glaze the Pail, in a colour of your choice.

The workshop: -

  • Is suitable for all levels of experience, including beginners.
  • The maximum class size is 8 so there will be plenty of one to one guidance and support.
  • I have 10 years experience in teaching Ceramics to adults, from beginners to Level 2 qualifications.
  • The cost is £30 pp - includes all materials, glazing and firings for a maximum of 2 pieces.
  • Your work will be delivered to you approximately 3-4 weeks after the Workshop.
  • Adults and over 14s welcome. Under 16 years accompanied with adult please.
  • Please note I am unable to refund places within 2 weeks of the  workshop, although you can swap to another workshop.      
  • I am happy to arrange similar workshops either in your own studio or at the Artjam Studio - please contact me to discuss your ideas.

This Ceramic workshop will be held at the Artjam Studio, 41 Prospect St, Caversham, RG4 8JB

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Sunday 28th May 10.30-12.30 at the Henley School of Art

This workshop is all about Teacups and Saucers and maybe a spoon or 2.

We will be making a pair of teacups and saucers using slabs of clay, adding some texture as decoration; wrapping the clay around cardboard tubes for the cups and drapping clay over formers to make the saucers.  Adding bases and handles to the cups and hey presto Teacup and Saucer. We will finish off making a few spoons to complete the set.  

​Suitable for beginners and those with more experience. 

Cost of the workshop is £38 and is inclusive of all materials and firings. 

This Ceramic workshop will be held at the Henley School of Art, 30c Hart St, Henley on Thames,RG9 2AU.


The workshop: -

  • Is suitable for all levels of experience, including beginners.
  • The maximum class size is 8 so there will be plenty of one to one guidance and support.
  • I have 10 years experience in teaching Ceramics to adults, from beginners to Level 2 qualifications.
  • The cost is £38 pp - includes all materials, glazing and firings for a maximum of 2 cups and 2 saucers with a few spoons.
  • Your work will be delivered to you approximately 3-4 weeks after the Workshop.
  • Adults and over 14s welcome. Under 16 years accompanied with adult please.
  • Please note I am unable to refund places within 2 weeks of the  workshop, although you can swap to another workshop.      
  • I am happy to arrange similar workshops either in your own studio or at the Henley School of Art - please contact me to discuss your ideas.

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Wednesday 31st May, 10-12 noon at Artjam Studio, Caversham

Something a bit different for the half term holidays- Making a special stand for your favourite cup cake

This is a joint workshop for children with their Mum/ Dad/ Carer to work together rolling out clay and building the Cup Cake Stands before painting them to make them totaly individual and unique.  

I will dry, fire and glaze the Cup Cake Stand with a transparent glaze.

 

The workshop: -

  • Is suitable for all levels of experience, including beginners.
  • The maximum class size is 8 so there will be plenty of one to one guidance and support.
  • Cost includes all materials and firing for max of 2 cupcake stands per person
  • I have 10 years experience in teaching Ceramics to adults, from beginners to Level 2 qualifications.
  • Your work will be delivered to you approximately 3-4 weeks after the Workshop.
  • Under 16 years accompanied with adult please.
  • Please note I am unable to refund places within 2 weeks of the  workshop, although you can swap to another workshop.      
  • I am happy to arrange similar workshops either in your own studio or at the Artjam Studio - please contact me to discuss your ideas.

The price is for one parent and one child.  Each additional child £15 up to max of 3 per parent.  Please contact me at yellowshedpottery@gmail.com for booking additional children.  Min age 5 years. 

This Ceramic workshop will be held at the Artjam Studio, 41 Prospect St, Caversham, RG4 8JB

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Wall Plaque Workshop

 Monday 19th June 7pm - 9pm

 

Using leaves, flowers, fabric and other textured objects pressed into clay, we will design and make a wall plaque inspired by nature. Plant material, fabric, sprigs and stamps will be provided, however if there is anything in particular you would like to include, please bring it along. We will then decorate with colour – using oxides and underglazes.

​Suitable for beginners and those with more experience. 

Cost of the workshop is £38 and is inclusive of all materials and firings. 

 This Ceramic workshop will be held at the Henley School of Art, 30c Hart St, Henley on Thames,RG9 2AU.


The workshop: -

  • Is suitable for all levels of experience, including beginners.
  • The maximum class size is 8 so there will be plenty of one to one guidance and support.
  • I have 10 years experience in teaching Ceramics to adults, from beginners to Level 2 qualifications.
  • The cost is £38 pp - includes all materials, glazing and firings for a maximum of 2 pieces.
  • Your work will be delivered to you approximately 3 weeks after the Workshop.
  • Adults and over 14s welcome. Under 16 years accompanied with adult please.
  • Please note I am unable to refund places within 2 weeks of the  workshop, although you can swap to another workshop.      
  • I am happy to arrange similar workshops either in your own studio or at the Henley School of Art - please contact me to discuss your ideas.

Quantity:
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Friday 23rd June, 1pm -3pm at Artjam Studio, Caversham 

Inspired by the Steampunk phenomenon, these textured bowls are great fun to make for people of all levels of experience with clay.  

Using fabric, stamps and sprigs molds, found objects, anything lying around the studio, we will roll out pieces of clay and then press texture into the clay.  We will make the bowl by laying small pieces into a mold and pressing them together. You will be able to make one medium to large bowl or 2 small ones. 

I will dry, fire and glaze the bowl, in a colour of your choice.

 

The workshop: -

  • Is suitable for all levels of experience, including beginners.
  • The maximum class size is 8 so there will be plenty of one to one guidance and support.
  • I have 10 years experience in teaching Ceramics to adults, from beginners to Level 2 qualifications.
  • The cost is £30 pp - includes all materials, glazing and firings for a maximum of 2 pieces.
  • Your work will be delivered to you approximately 3-4 weeks after the Workshop.
  • Adults and over 14s welcome. Under 16 years accompanied with adult please.
  • Please note I am unable to refund places within 2 weeks of the  workshop, although you can swap to another workshop.      
  • I am happy to arrange similar workshops either in your own studio or at the Artjam Studio - please contact me to discuss your ideas.

This Ceramic workshop will be held at the Artjam Studio, 41 Prospect St, Caversham, RG4 8JB

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