Pottery course in Florence in group

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Pottery craft workshop!

If you want to discover the art and crafts of Italy, we suggest you to have a look at our pottery course.

You can apply for 2 or more weeks (10 hours per week). This course can be taught in Italian or in English. Courses are very practical and hands-on, and are conducted by local maestros concerned with maintaining Italian artistic traditions alive.

Courses aim at developing skills in the work with clay using the pottery wheel. From the beginning the practice will be applied to study and practice of the hand movements and the use of instruments. It is essential in this activity the perception of matter moving through knowledge and measurement of gestures and strength.

In the initial phase, you will learn to move the clay to its center of gravity so it can remain in balance until the end of the preparation.

After familiarization with these elements and having achieved good modeling abilities you will move to a more advanced stage involving copying existing forms in order to address issues related to the quality of the article such as: shape, weight, thickness, phase drying and finishing (textures, handles, etc.) and the adequacy of the firing.

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Pottery course in Florence

Our art and craft school in Italy offers pottery courses all year round. Courses can be from 2 weeks to one year long, depending on your own needs. They are readily adaptable and can be personalized to serve the student’s individual needs.

They range from beginner to professional level. The school is located in the historic center of Florence.

Lessons are held from Monday to Friday in the afternoon.


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Courses for absolute beginners start once a month, on the first Monday of each month.
The school will be closed on the following national holidays: Epiphany (06/01), Easter Monday, Italy Liberation Day (25/04), Workers' Day (01/05), Republic Day (02/06), Ferragosto (15/08), All Saints (01/11), Immaculate Conception (8/12), Christmas holidays and New Year.

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Additional information

Location type:

Florence city centre.

Course materials:

Not included in course fees. The cost of these materials will depend on the type of course and project chosen by the student.

Length of lessons:

60 minutes.

Accommodation in Florence

Our school of Italian offers course participants different accommodation options for the whole duration of your course in Italy with Studiainitalia. We have a selection of single rooms in shared flats, double rooms for couples and people travelling together, family stays (with half- and full-board options) and private studios. Contact us for further details

Your accommodation in Italy

In Studiainitalia, we know well that in order to have a successful course in Italy, you need an accommodation that suits your budget and style. This is why we provide our course participants with a wide range of options for accommodation in Italy, so that you can feel at home.

Your accommodation in Italy is also a perfect opportunity to meet other students, flatmates or local people, and thus practice your Italian and learn more about local culture and customs.

We offer accommodation in single room, with kitchen use, in shared flats (generally 2-3 persons). Accommodation is available from Sunday to Saturday.

• Costs of water, gas and electricity are included. Towels and sheets are provided.

• Flats are shared with Italians, generally between 2 or 3 persons.

• Accommodations are assigned only 20 days before your arrival in Italy.

• Sometimes it is possible to request a private bathroom (supplement required).

Please contact us for further details on our accommodation options for courses in Italy.

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These are the fees for this course in Florence (course only):

  • 2 weeks (20 hours; course only): 440€
  • 3 weeks (30 hours; course only): 575€
  • 4 weeks (40 hours; course only): 680€

With Studiainitalia, you can also reserve your accommodation for the whole duration of your course in Florence. The following fees are for accommodation in Florence, single room in shared flat, with kitchen use:

  • 2 weeks (single room in shared flat): from 300€
  • 3 weeks (single room in shared flat):from 450€
  • 4 weeks (single room in shared flat):from 600€

Please do not hesitate to contact us for further information.

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1 review for Pottery course in Florence in group

  1. Anamika Butalia

    The school is located within a four-minute walk from the Duomo in Florence and has a good staff at the reception, made up of friendly, helpful and English-speaking people. I was assigned the Tornio class with Enrico Ferrarini, who, despite being just 30-years-old, is a informative, generous and easy-to-talk-to teacher. He taught us not just how to work on the tornio (wheel) but also other techniques for ceramics as well as various ways to work with clay. Unfortunately, it took the school almost three weeks to arrange for paints and access to the oven, so we only got one week to experiment with baking, learning how to decorate such as painting, scratching, etc.

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