Intermediate Thursday



This course is designed for people who can already have a basic level of throwing on the wheel. We will be perfecting your knowledge you have already gained so we can perfect your own style and personal journey. Self-directed with aims you want to achieve Finola will help you throw to a professional standard. You will be given a tool kit for the duration of the course as well as an apron. Your own personal storage space for you to maintain and learn how a studio runs to give you independence to get you ready for the next stage of your ceramic journey.

  • Learning how to out handles on your work
  • Joining and turning
  • Glazing science
  • Learn how to present work professionally
  • Kiln Knowledge
  • Throw large
  • Clay preparation / drying



Ten hours total


Sessions will take place every Thursday, 6:30pm-9pm, for four weeks.



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Course Terms and conditions:

  • The course must be paid upfront to ensure a space. (There are only four spaces on this workshop so do bear that in mind.
  • NO refunds after course has started
  • If you are ill and miss a session or for unforeseeable issues we can arrange another time. But we cannot offer exchanges for more than one session.
  • The workshop is designed purely to gain skills and knowledge and only your best work will be selected by you to fire and to be glazed. If you wish to fire extra work you have created in your time at Ridgeway Studios payment additions can be added at the end of the session. A lot of work will be created in this workshop but a lot of the work will be trial and error and practicing.
  • No food and drink is allowed to be eaten during or in the workshop, however we have a garden and kitchen where you can relax on a break if you wish.
  • Clothing – make sure you wear comfortable clothes that you don’t mind getting a bit messy. No heels. No necklaces