throwing and raku workshop

Raku fired pots, these have been thrown on the wheel and textured, glazed in a turquoise crackle glaze

throw and alter vessels & raku firing

Throw and alter basic cylinders on the wheel creating texture perfect for raku firing. 


This course is not suitable for beginners.


Please email to express interest


NB. Raku ware is for decorative use only

upcoming dates

No dates set – please email or use the contact form at the bottom of the page to express interest

Important! Intermediate throwing skills are required for this workshop – you should be comfortable centering and throwing cylinder forms.

first session - two hours

Throwing and altering demonstration introducing faceting, adding texture, carving and stretching. Trimming your pot whilst still on the wheel. Introduction to characteristics of raku-ware and glazing ideas.

second session - four hours

Glazing and raku firing. Demonstration of basic glazing methods before glazing your own work. Then we fire your work outside using a rapid-firing raku kiln and reduction bins. You will be able to take your work away with you at the end of the firing.

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