12 hours Workshop

Introduction to Wheel Throwing

In this introductory workshop learn how to use the potter’s wheel and slip decoration techniques.


  • Introduction to wheel throwing and slip decoration techniques: 12 hour workshop divided into 4 sessions of 3 hours each.
  • You will be learn the techniques of wheel throwing and slip decoration. Discover how relaxing and rewarding the contact with clay is. Enjoy both the creation process and the final product: your handmade pieces, decorated by you!

The  introduction to wheel throwing and slip decoration workshop is ideal for your first contact with the potter’s wheel. After the class, you will be able to use these techniques independently and continue moving towards more complex forms in our wheel throwing professionalization course.


We are very proud of our students creations. Visit our Instagram and Facebook pages to see what they’re up to!


  • 12 hour workshop: 4 sessions of 3 hours/day

    (Saturdays and Sundays – 11:00 am to 2:00 pm)


    Next workshop:

    • April 15th, 16th, 22nd and 23rd


    Submition deadline:

    up to 7 calendar days before the start of the course*

    * check our booking and cancellation policies here


  • Course 240€ *


    * all materials and firings are included in the price.

How are we going to work:

You will work with an electric wheel


Day 1:

Introduction to the potter’s wheel:

– Learning to knead clay;

– Demonstration and practice of how to center the clay on the wheel;

– Practice throwing basic forms, such as cylinders


Day 2:

– Practice throwing basic forms, such as bowls;

– Review and practice common techniques for shaping and trimming clay forms

– Troubleshoot common issues that may arise while throwing


Day 3:

– Practice throwing basic forms, such as plates;

– Review and practice of trimming and finishing techniques;

– Making and adding handles and feet.


Day 4:

Engobe decoration:

– Introduction to engobes decoration and ways of applying them: slip trailing, marbling, sgraffito, mishima, stencils, brush, sponge;

Presentation of all the finished work, analysis and conclusions.

Note that:

  • No previous experience is necessary
  • The classes are comprised of a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 7 people to ensure a personalized service
  • We provide all the materials and tools that your creative process may need, including work clothes
  • If requested, we also offer the course as an individual class (ask for price and availability)
  • If, at the end of this course, you decide to continue practicing your skills and take a 137º membership, you’ll get 15% discount on the subsription deposit.


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