WEDNESDAY EVENING COURSE: Pottery with Francis Lloyd-Jones
Dates: 07 September 2022 to 12 October 2022
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
£160 (incl. materials and firing)Book Here
Places are limited to 8 people to ensure all participants get enough time with the tutor and space to learn at their own pace.
Course fees include all materials and firing.
Advanced booking is essential using the ‘Book Here’ button above.
The Farmer’s Arms, Lowick Green – LA12 8DT
Come and join our Wednesday evening pottery classes in The Farmer’s Arms workshops. All abilities are welcome from absolute beginners to those familiar with working in clay.
Taught by The Farmer’s Arms Potter-in-Residence, Francis Lloyd-Jones, over six-weeks students will gain a comprehensive introduction to ceramics covering all the basics from clay to kiln.
Each week, you’ll be introduced to different methods of working including coiling, slab building and throwing on the potters wheel. You’ll be guided through the making process from start to finish – building, finishing, decorating, firing and glazing – taking home your finished products at the end of the course.
Session 1: 7th September, 6pm – 8pm
An introduction to working with clay.
Session 2: 14th September, 6pm – 8pm
Coiling and hand building and an introduction to throwing on the potters wheel.
Session 3: 21st September, 6pm – 8pm
Development of work from previous weeks. Turning and finishing.
Session 4: 28th September, 6pm – 8pm
Further making based on development of skills so far.
Session 5: 5th October, 6pm – 8pm
Turning, finishing and decorating your work.
Session 6: 12th October, 6pm – 8pm
Final finishing and glazing.
About the Tutor:
Francis Lloyd-Jones joined The Farmer’s Arms team in February 2022 as Potter-in-Residence. Originally studying Fine Art at Chelsea College of Art, Francis graduated in 2013. He then completed the Ceramics Skills and Design course in Thomastown, Ireland and undertook a 2-year apprenticeship at Maze Hill Pottery with Lisa Hammand MBE. His work has been exhibited widely with recent exhibitions at Make: Hauser & Wirth Somerset, Clay College Stoke and Joanna Bird Contemporary.