COURSES FOR ADULTS

During the course there is the possibility to work freely or to learn different techniques like pottery on the electric potter’s wheel, modelling, building with plates of clay, using of various tools and stamps. Art books and many examples are available in the studio.

There are plaster molds for working with casting clay, which can also be used as a pressure mold or to make bowls and shapes. After drying and the biscuit firing at 950 degrees, the work is done are glazed and fired. The glaze firing is at 1040 degrees.

You can work independently in the workshop after following at least 8 lessons. The course period is between September 4 and December 16, 2023. You can choose which dates suit you.
On request you will receive the link of the online agenda and you can book your lessons yourself. So there is no start date. Minimum to take off is 6-8 times. Workplaces and trial lessons also on appointment. Beginners and advanced students work together in the studio, with a maximum of 6 people.

PRICE

€38,50 per lesson, including material, glaze and firing

one-off trial lesson: €49, including clay, engobe, transparent glaze and firing

workplace: €33.50 per time, excluding material, glazing and firing

missed lessons can not be refunded or taken on another moment

TIME

MONDAY 
Workplace: 10.00-14.00 hrs
Course: 11.00 – 13.30 hrs

FRIDAY
Workplace: 11.00 – 15.00
Course: 13.00 – 15.30 hrs

SATURDAY
Workplace: 11.00 -15.00 hrs
Course: 13.00 – 15.30 hrs

NUMBER

maximum of 6 people per group.
MINIMUM 6 LESSONS 

workplace:
If you have become enthusiastic after a course and would like to work independently, you are welcome at the workplace and you can rent a workplace after taking at least 8 lessons.
This can be done on the same days as the course. You get a maximum of 2 shelves of storage space and you have access to all materials and tools. There are 2 turntables downstairs
and work tables for independent work. There are also 2 turntables upstairs, which are used alternately by the students. Many students do not turn, but make hand shapes.

At the end of your work period, we calculate the costs incurred, such as clay, glaze and firing. On request you will receive an overview of the costs of using the 2 electric ovens.
We fire at 950 biscuit, 1040 for glaze and regularly 1080 for glaze on crockery / tiles from the children’s parties and workshops and sometimes 830 for transfers.
We would like to hear what your wishes are. Of course you are also welcome for a trial lesson or to come and have a look first!

facilities:
4 electric turntables
clay roller, various plaster molds
electric oven inner size 40x35x35 cm.
electric oven inner size 78x60x60 cm.

tools:
glazes, oxides, engobes, colour powders and pigments biscuit and glazed tiles, earthenware, stoneware and porcelain crockery ceramic pencils, crayons, on-glazes and transfers (decals)

"As an archaeologist, I actually do my practical research here and turning clay also has a very relaxing effect, my Zen moment in the week!"
Marijn
Marijn
"I wanted to learn another technique besides painting. Now I have learned to turn clay, a challenge!"
Albert
Albert
"I have been in on the course for many years, now friends give me an assignment to make something!"
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Marja