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What is a Basic Pottery Course?

A basic pottery class is a place where you are introduced to fundamental skills to create pottery products. Techniques such as shaping, firing, and glazing will be practiced, and you will have the opportunity to experience the entire pottery-making process from start to finish.


Content and Skills Taught in the Pottery Course

In this course, you will learn how to make pottery from basic materials such as clay, firing, and different pottery materials. Students will also learn how to create their own unique Bat Trang pottery products.


Materials Needed for this Pottery Course

In the basic pottery course, materials such as clay and other accessories will be provided so that you can focus on learning and creating without worrying about material issues.


Benefits of Joining a Basic Pottery Course

Participating in a basic pottery course not only provides a pottery-making experience but also brings other benefits such as relaxation, self-renewal, development of creative skills, and enhanced knowledge about the pottery craft.


Enroll for the course

To enroll for the course, please contact Vietclay directly via email at hello@vietclay.com or phone number 0788281992. We look forward to welcoming you to this course!


In this basic pottery course, you will be guided from the most fundamental knowledge of pottery to more advanced skills such as firing and pottery techniques. This course is not just a regular pottery class, but also an exciting experience that allows you to unleash their creativity and express their own pottery art.


You will experience pottery making in a professional studio using high-quality pottery materials, especially the famous Bat Trang clay. This is a great opportunity to create wonderful pottery products and gain a deeper understanding of the pottery craft.


The course is designed for pottery enthusiasts, ranging from beginners to those who already have basic knowledge. Students can register for a 07-session pottery course below or experience a few pottery workshops before committing to the course.


This course is for:

- Those who love pottery and wish to develop handcrafted pottery techniques. No prior experience or knowledge is required.

- Anyone who loves art; spending time learning pottery not only helps develop skills but also broadens the view of the art world.

- Participants who have attended experiential pottery classes and want to improve their practical skills.

- Teachers at international schools who need to supplement and develop teaching skills.


Course Duration:

This pottery class lasts for 07 sessions, each lasting about 3 hours, giving students enough time to experience and learn basic and advanced pottery skills.


Course Fee:

6,300,000 VND per person per course

- The course fee includes all firing and glazing costs.

- The course is valid for 06 months. If not completed, students can extend for a fee of 100,000 VND per week.



What will you learn in this course?


Session 01 - Basic Introduction

Instructor: Huỳnh Thị Diệu Linh

- Introduction to tools, equipment, and safety principles.

- Introduction to the steps and processes of hand-built pottery:

- The origin, formation, and development of hand-built pottery (from ancient times to today).

- The composition of different types of clay for pottery (basic physical and chemical differences through perception, color, etc.)

- Steps and preparation of clay before practicing pottery.


Sessions 02+03 - Hand-building Techniques with Various Tools

Instructor: Huỳnh Thị Diệu Linh

- Creating slab-built pottery forms.

- Shaping on a manual potter's wheel.

- Shaping using sculpting methods, etc.


Session 04 - Introduction to Pottery Glazes and Application Techniques: Painting, Glazing, Decals, & Firing

Instructor: Hướng dẫn: Huỳnh Thị Diệu Linh

- What are pottery glazes made of and how are they created?

- Using brushes to paint on pottery.

- Using various tools to create different surface textures and effects.


Session 05 - Basic Wheel Throwing Techniques

Instructor: Từ Kỳ Long

- Introduction to wheel throwing tools.

- Learning to wedge clay, center clay, create flat bottoms, and form cylinders.


Session 06 - Wheel Throwing Form Techniques

Instructor: Từ Kỳ Long

- Perfecting clay centering skills.

- Creating basic forms (cup, bowl, plate) and shapes of personal preference.


Session 07 - Pottery Trimming and Glazing Techniques

Instructor: Hướng dẫn: Từ Kỳ Long

- Trimming techniques.

- Glazing techniques, including three techniques: Dipping, Pouring, Spraying.



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