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Creating a pottery bottle form with Steve Tootell

Join us for a one-day workshop with Steve Tootell, a professional potter with 35 years of experience in Japan.

23/09/23 | 10.30AM - 3.30PM | Fee £60 (Accompanied children under 12 free)

Event Dates
23/09/23 - 23/09/23

The Royal Cambrian Academy of Art

Explore the art of working with extruded shapes and the pottery wheel, with a special focus on surface decoration using authentic Japanese photo silk screens.

Workshop Schedule:


Arrive and register


Steve Tootell intro:

Project outline - Ideas for resist decoration


Constructing the body of the vase

Begin the throwing process

Create small inlaid slab dishes


Lunch break (bring your own lunch)


Photo silk screen onto clay process

Investigate/comment on products so far

Continue with constructions and develop ideas Introduce more surface decoration ideas

Possible time to develop small personal projects


Gather and assess, then clean up and pack the work for transportation for firing


Workshop ends

Suitable for all abilities. To book and for more information call 01492 593413 or email

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