Participants will create forms first, then add handles
Across 2024 – 2025 the Leach Pottery is undertaking capital building works to improve the site for future potters. Find out more by copying and pasting this address in your web browser https://www.leachpottery.com/leach-pottery-proposed-development
During the building project, aspects of the Adult Learning programme will take place at the Newlyn School of Art. Courses will continue to offer supportive teaching sensitive to the Leach ethos in the beautiful equipped studio at Newlyn School of Art.
Once more is known about the building requirements, we hope to release additional course dates taking place at the Leach Pottery alongside our programme at Newlyn School of Art. Participants will create forms first, which then a handle can be added to by the end of the weekend course. You will be taught how to pull handles and practice applying different handles to a variety of different forms.
All aspects of a vessel should be treated with care, elements such as handles are key pieces of a form which can heighten the utility and beauty of pottery. This course is for potters who already have command of the principles of throwing but wish to master the three different types of handles including pulled and lug and how to make and apply them.