Introduction to Nerikomi Pottery

Enrol to this course to discover the ancient Japanese technique of Nerikomi pottery. You will create a series of work such as bowls and pots. You will make inlayed intricate patterns using a combination of different coloured clays. You will also bisque fire and glaze fire your work.

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Introduction to Nerikomi Pottery


Course Structure


Each week you will discover and explore different Nerikomi techniques such rolling coils, tubes and slabs. Then you will learn how to layer and build intricate patterns to create your own unique forms. This involves combining different colours clays, shapes and slabs which you will use to hand-build and mould into bowls or pots. To help you achieve your Nerikomi pottery, you will have a step by step tutorial videos, instructions sheets and discussion with your tutor.
You will need to have access to a smart phone, laptop, computer or tablet to access a series of ‘how to’ guided videos and handouts.