Learn about clay and design process, while throwing the wheel

In this class we will concentrate about throwing clay. You will learn how to design – and how to follow a blueprint.

Throwing the wheel takes a lot of practice and patience. In this class you will get the techniques and tools to do it. The class is an introduction to pottery as a handcraft.

You will of course be introduced glazing and burning clay as well – but the main focus is on the pottery wheel.

At Vrå Folk High School we have several pottery wheels. You will get your own private workstation – and get professional guidance in how to create your own personal pottery.

Clay, glazing and other materials are included in the general tuition. You will only be charged if you are VERY productive.

Everybody is welcome to join pottery and handcraft. There are no pre-requisite requirements. You are welcome as a total new beginner – as well as if you have tried the pottery wheel before.

If you choose this subject, you can use the ceramic workshop at any time you want to.

Please notice, that you often will get dirty during this class, so do not wear your finest clothes.



Teacher: Cille Colberg

Cille is a ceramicist and an experienced teacher. She has participated in numerous exhibitions and have won 2nd place in the Danish Championships of pottery throwing.

She has her exam from the Royal Danish Academy – Design, Bornholm and Aarhus Artacademy, The Art School of Suthern Jutland and as a potter from Sønderborg Craftschool.

Cille is the chairwoman of Danish Artisans and Designers North Jutland and sits on the board of Danish Potters.


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