Beginners 3 Month Pottery Course

Due to COVID19, all our workshops and courses have been postponed. We will be in touch with the students on when we can resume. The dates that are mentioned are tentative and may change according to the severity of the situation.

“Clay is not a hobby; it's a way of life.”

If you are one who has always been fascinated by the shape of your chai cup and has let your thoughts wander----about the how and the whats and the whys---wander no more. Welcome to the fascinating world of pottery- Slow Pottery. We are not rushed for time. We are here to stay, and we would like you to stay too!

We will introduce you to the medium of clay, and the rest is for you to discover and for us to guide. There are no rights and wrongs, ifs and buts ONLY clay and you :)

Starting Date- JUNE 2020 (TENTATIVE)

Duration- 3 Months / 26 classes

Fees- Rs.20,000/- for 26 classes inclusive of taxes

The fees includes 26 classes, clay, personalised apron, toolkit, all glaze materials

 

BATCHES 

Weekend Batch (Saturday & Sunday) 10am-12pm / 12:30pm-2:30pm 

What will you be learning

Introduction To Pottery
Preparation of Clay
Foundation on the Potters Wheel
Basic techniques to make a pot
Forms - Cylinders to make mugs, cups, bud vases, small holders etc & Half Spheres to make bowls (small and medium) of utilitarian and decorative kind
Finishing a Pot
Trimming
Handles of mugs, cups, bowls, decorative etc
Hand building - Pinching, Coiling, Slab Work
Making your own set of pieces in the third month
Glaze Application of your own collection of pots (2 classes)
A brief introduction about glazes and the different techniques used in glazing a piece of pottery
Different techniques- Dipping, Pouring, Brushing, Sponging, Double glazing, Spraying, Marbling
All materials provided. Please read the notes for the extra firing charges.

 

Who is this course for?

Anyone above 15 years of old. You dont need any experience of pottery for this course. We will teach you from scratch!

Note:

You will receive a confirmation mail once you make the payment for this course. 15 days prior to the course, we will start a Whatsapp group for all notifications.

There is an extra charge for firing the collection that you make at the end of the collection. Rs.1000/- per kiln shelf, which is approximately 8-10 tea cup size pieces. If your pieces are bigger, then the charge increases proportionately. 

If you take holidays, we try giving you extra classes (within the 3 month time frame) and slots to cover up your missed classes but at the same time, we do not guarantee making up for all the holidays you take. 2-4 Holidays can easily be adjusted. More than that is subject to availability of free slots.

In case of covering up holidays or any other situation, we do not extend your classes after the 3 month duration of the course.

We take the full payment during the registration of the course which also acts as the confirmation of your slot. 

You can cancel your booking till 15 days before the batch starts and we can provide you with a full refund. After that, we will not be able to help you.

In case you drop out in the middle of the course, no refund will be provided.

To Register-

1. Please fill in this application form here

2. After you've filled the form, you can contact us if you have any further questions/inquiries/doubts, please message/whatsapp us at +91 9535037322. We may not be able to take your calls at all times, so do send us a message and we'll call you at a convenient time.

3. To confirm your slot, you can make the payment through an online transfer to the following account details-

Account Name- Slow Living India

Account Number - 016905012630

Bank & Branch Name- ICICI Bank, Indiranagar Branch

IFSC Code - ICIC0000169

Account Type - Current Account

(Please mention your name in the remarks section when you are making the payment, so your booking name is easily identifiable)

4. After you've made the payment, please message us at +91 9535037322 to inform us and we'll send you a receipt within 24 hours of your payment.