12 hours Workshop

Introduction to Wheel Throwing

Teacher Manuel Estevez

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 3hours/day


    Next workshops, choose between:


    • July 6th to 9th, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    • August 28th to 31st, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.


    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


  • First you will learn to knead the clay, center the clay, and create the pieces: cylinders, bowls and plates
  • Then you will learn to trim your pieces and put handles, feet, etc.
  • The last day of the course will be dedicated to decorating them with different techniques: brush, sponge, sgraffito, masking, etc.
  • A few days after the workshop, we will glaze and fire your pieces and we will give you a note to come and pick them up. If you don’t live in Barcelona, we will wrap and ship them to you. Please consider this as an additional cost dependent upon your home location.

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.


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