Mary Johnson Ceramics

made by hand, drawn from life

throwing on the wheel

Learn  How to Throw a Pot

Make your own ceramic pieces to take home. These are small classes to guarantee Individual attention and time on the wheel. New lessons for 2021 at Mary Johnson Ceramics studio

To book places

Contact me by email

All lessons are held at Mary Johnson Ceramics Studio, Derby.

Details of where and what to bring will be sent on booking.

Taster Sessions.

Have a go at throwing  a pot on the wheel.

2 people for 2 hrs. £60

1 person for 1.5 hrs £40

Additional £5 each for firing up to 3 pots.

larger groups are possible by arrangement.

 These workshops could make memorable Birthday or Anniversary present, perfect for the complete beginner or as a refresher course.

Throwing for beginners 

6 week course Currently unavailable

Dates TBA   6.30 – 8.30 pm

Please contact me for current available dates and prices

Classes for individuals, couples, friends or families. Sorry, over 16s only.

The course includes  basic skills in wedging clay, centring on the wheel, throwing a cylinder, throwing a bowl, making handles and lids. Aimed at beginners or as a refresher course.

 Your best pots will be glazed at the end of the course and ready to collect after a final firing.


 Individual sessions

 Can be arranged at your convenience, week days, evenings or at weekends, tailored to your own learning goals.

  Just let me know.

Look out for future lessons for independent learners and hand building skills.

Book A Course

To book a lesson with Mary Johnson you can find out more information here. Taster and four week courses for all abilities are available.  



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