Course Schedule 2017
Courses at Fired Art Designs for 2017
Fired Art Designs Pottery Studio has been running courses since 1985. Rachel Byass runs a “Paint your own Pottery and clay Studio” in Pontefract West Yorkshire. The studio seats 22 and runs all types of courses as well as being open to the public when courses are not being held.
In 2000 Rachel started running a course to “Set up your own Ceramic Café” and has to date opened over 380 worldwide, giving 24/7 support along with the package.
All our courses are one to one tailor made to suit the type of Pottery, Ceramic, or Craft business you want.
Courses run 7 days a week in Pontefract, West Yorkshire from 10 am until 5 pm. All materials, lunch and a set up manual are included in the fee.
You can also have the same course run at your own location anywhere in the world (Countries Rachel has gone to and set up are Australia, Riyadh, Dubai, Spain, France & Holland) or in Abingdon, Oxfordshire at Country Love Craft’s location.
one and one training dates 2017
please note course are below are for one to one business set ups or to improve your pottery skills full days only min of 2 days for setting up a cafe. You can do your two days over a couple of weeks/months if you are local
One to one dates available are as follows
July 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th 17th 18th 19th 20th 21st
DESIGN YOU OWN COURSE TO FIT YOUR NEEDS BE IT FOR A MOBILE SET UP OR OPEN YOUR OWN “POTTERY CAFE” AND FINISHED WARE FROM THE FOLLOWING: –
• KNOWING YOUR CUSTOMERS
• HOW TO DIP GLAZE, SPECIALTY GLAZES, BRUSH GLAZE
• ROLL GLAZING
• LOADING A KILN
• KILN MAINTENANCE
• FIRING A KILN AND ALL THE DIFFERENT TEMPERATURES
• COSTING YOUR PRODUCTS TO MAKE A PROFIT
• HEALTH AND SAFETY
• PLANNING PERMISSIONS
• LICENCES YOU NEED
• COSTING YOUR SET-UP
• WHERE TO BUY
• WHAT TO BUY
• FINDING YOUR PREMISES
• BUSINESS PLAN
• PAINTING SKILLS
• CLAY PRINTS AND GLAZE PRINTS
• KNOWING YOU PRODUCTS
• HOW TO RUN PARTIES
• CLAY WORK
• WHEEL WORK
• BRUSH STROKES
• ONE STROKE PAINTING
• HOW TO RUN SCHOOL / KIDS CLUB WORKSHOPS?
• RUNNING EVENING CLASSES
Location: The Pottery, 17 Mill Hill Lane, Pontefract West Yorkshire, WF8 4JA
Cost all-inclusive £300 weekdays for two days for one person or £450 for two days for two people
Deposit on booking £100 with balance on day
Weekends £400 for two days for one or £600 for two people.
Oxfordshire week days only £600 for one or £900 for two for two days
Your own location £200 a day and 45p a mile + expenses eg Hotel food
Everything is included on the course. A 50-page manual is emailed out to you on booking to read ahead of time, as the course is very intensive.
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