Tuition from Jo Davies at the Studio in East London

Jo Davies is an experienced tutor in ceramics and offers tuition in her studio for wheel-throwing.  She is considered an expert in her field and, since graduating from her Ceramics degree in 2002, she has taught a wide range of students - from school groups to undergraduate lecturing.  She has a Masters degree from the Royal College of Art and fifteen years of professional practice in ceramics so her advice is sought after by people both looking to begin their interest in wheel-throwing clay and by those who want to take their knowledge further. Scroll down for information about group class and private lessons.

 

Wheel-throwing for Beginners

Saturday 10 June

10-4:30

If you would like to learn what it's like to use the potter's wheel in a well supported environment within a small group then this is a great class for you. This class will give you step by step help on wheel-throwing, teaching you the basics of wedging, centring the clay and starting to shape it on the wheel. You will start the day learning how to throw a simple cylinder shape, the basis for all wheel-throwing, and progressing to a bowl. All work will be fired and glazed for pick up later. You may wish to take this class prior to the Porcelain workshop at the studio. 

£180 per person  
Full Day Workshop includes all teaching, materials and kiln firings with items being glazed and finished for students. All items should be picked up at a later date.
Get in Touch to book or enquire by emailing, calling or using the form below
studio@jo-davies.com
07813965667

Porcelain Wheel-Throwing Workshop at the Jo Davies Studio
 

Friday 5 May

Saturday 8 July

10am to 4:30pm

We are pleased to announce new group classes at the studio. This day-long group class for 5 people will specialise in porcelain and is designed to give you insights into the complexities of working with this clay that is renowned for it's tricky nature. This class is for people who have had some experience of wheel-throwing and are keen to deepen their knowledge. It is also for people who would like to troubleshoot any recurring issues in their wheel-throwing. Overall it will be an opportunity to spend an intensive period of time increasing your skills under Jo's expert guidance. 

£230 per person  
Full Day Workshop includes all teaching, materials and kiln firings with items being glazed and finished for students. All items should be picked up at a later date.
Get in Touch to book or enquire by emailing, calling or using the form below
studio@jo-davies.com
07813965667

 

Wheel-Throwing Lessons for 1 or 2 People

2 Hour Classes

Days and times are arranged at the convenience of student and tutor. 

1 Person: £100 inclusive of materials and kiln firing

2 People: £120 inclusive of materials and kiln firing

These lessons are designed for beginners, intermediate or advanced learners wanting to improve or learn throwing.

Beginners' first lessons will start with learning to wedge clay, centring on the wheel and making a simple cylinder vessel - the starting point of all functional shapes on the pottery-wheel and move on to more advanced shapes depending on the progress of each student.  Further lessons will progress to other forms, such as cups, bowls, plates and will teach you to turn the bases to finish your items.

Intermediate and Advanced students will be assessed individually for their learning requirements, a lesson can be used to troubleshoot recurring issues. 

Get in Touch to book or enquire by emailing, calling or using the form below:
studio@jo-davies.com
07813965667

 

KILN FIRING SERVICE 

The studio is based at the Chocolate Factory, Farleigh Place, Dalston, East London.

Name
Name