This is a relaxed pottery sessions where you will gain practical skills and crash course introduction to pottery! This workshop is a perfect introduction to pottery and great for anyone wanting to try something new. Suitable for complete beginner, all levels are welcome. You do not have to be a potter to do pottery! No experience is necessary. During the workshops you will be introduced to a variety of hand-building techniques - pinching, coiling, slabbing - and wheel throwing. You are welcome to play and experiment as much as you like , you will have 3 hours to indulge in some clay fun! All material provided. If you wish to keep what you make there is an options to have them glazed and fired for £2 per pot.
The Novice Night class is a way for adults to embroil themselves in a small world of creativity once a week without the pressures that surround more formal classes. The Novice Night class is seen as a training-wheels assisted departure into the world of creativity where there is no pressure to do the right thing or create something of acclaimed standard.
This is an open session, where I invite people of all ages and abilities to come to my creative space and experiment with different crafts and arts! Just a short 10 minutes away from Wood Green tube (we also have parking for the evening session!) the studio is very spacious and has six large windows which looks over Alexander Palace. The space is very therapeutic allowing you to focus on your craft, whilst I navigate between all attendees helping them to get started. I will make sure to guide you and give you ideas, but you can also choose what inspires you! There is a a large library and lots of images to help with ideas and inspiration to make your own masterpiece. From painting to sculpting and ceramics, it is a very relaxed and friendly atmosphere. (BYOB if you fancy!) Any questions, hit me up through the EmptyChair website!
Get that creativity juice flowing with this BYOB (Bring Your Own Beer/Drink) pottery experience. This introductory lesson is ideal to wind down after a long day at work, or a great pre-drinking idea for the weekend feel free to bring apple juice too though! During this session: You will learn the basics of hand-building and throwing at the pottery wheel, together with lots of mud and fun for a very good psychical 90 minutes. Choose a funky glaze for your masterpiece, and it will be fired and ready for the collection in 2 weeks time. Location: Unit 1, St Saviours Wharf, 23-25 Mill Street, London, UK
Take your metal clay creations to the next level by learning to add gold to your work. Gold not only increases the value of your work but adds a different colour and dimension to your jewellery. With metal clay you can add gold with a fairly low investment in tools and materials. This is an intermediate metal clay class where you will learn a range of techniques for adding gold to your metal clay creations.
The classes are run by artists with over 20 years experience who have an amazing passion for their art forms. The artists will inspire you to explore your creativity in a relaxed learning environment. These classes cover the basics as well as more advanced techniques â dive in at whatever level suits you! For drop-ins you create a mosaic tile to take home. The studio shelves are full of treasure for you to use. One of the best stocked mosaic studios in London. The range is unbelievable. You will be introduced to the fundamentals of mosaic which can allow you to progress onto further projects, e.g a mosaic art piece, plant pot, mirror frame, table top - we have all the bases for you to choose.
"Sam & Diana were very helpful, great atmosphere and BYOB - what's not to like?" - Ollie Join us in this relaxing pottery painting class in our colourful studio in Central London - no experience required and it's BYOB! Tea and coffee also included, especially relevant if doing the morning session! You'll have a wide variety of ceramics to paint - mugs, bowls, plates, tiles and ornaments, that'll liven up any home, desk space or loo. There will be a selection of patterns and designs (or you can bring your own) and you'll be shown a nifty way to transfer patterns and designs onto your ceramic piece, after which you'll paint it, whilst also seeing a few different styles of painting - so you will be able to paint whatever you like! You'll leave having painted some fantastic ceramics for you or as a present! You'll also feel the proven mindfulness benefits of being creative - it is amazing!
Ceramics does not get much hotter than this! We will start the day with a some clay hand building to gently warm us into the clay mood. At mid-day we will then paint some pre-made ceramic bisque pieces ready for raku glaze firing in the afternoon!
Our Polymer Clay Workshop will allow you to explore the limited possibilities to create with Polymer Clay, our tutor will showing you some very useful techniques including how to condition and color blend your clay before use. Location: Unit 1, St Saviours Wharf, 23-25 Mill Street, London, UK