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Lea Phillips contemporary functional studio pottery is hand made on the premises at the Happy Crab Gallery in the heart of Weymouth. 

Lea Phillips at The Happy Crab Gallery

Hand made stoneware dinner plate, wheel thrown and decorated in Bloomsbury design by Weymouth potter Lea Phillips
Hand made plate, mug and bowl, wheel thrown and decorated in Midnight blue design by studio potter Lea Phillips.

 All the pots are wheel thrown in durable high fired stoneware and individually decorated with free abstract designs in vibrant colourful stoneware glazes. A full range of tableware includes mugs, jugs, bowls, vases and plates. We also stock lamp bases and large one-off ceramics.

Hand made plate, wheel thrown and decorated in Midnight blue design by potter Lea Phillips in Weymouth, Dorset.
Two tall deep purple jugs, wheel thrown and decorated in Cosmic design by potter Lea Phillips in Weymouth, Dorset.
Large round vase, studio pot in Midnight Blue design, hand made by potter Lea Phillips in Weymouth, Dorset.

Tableware is available in 5 designs; Bloomsbury, Midnight Blue, Cosmic, Stardust and Aqua. Pottery, prints, sculpture and greetings cards available direct from the gallery or to buy on-line.

Very large jug, wheel thrown and decorated in Cosmic design, by potter Lea Phillips at The Happy Crab Gallery in Weymouth.
The Happy Crab in Gloucester Street, Weymouth, showing potters workshop and display of pots, prints, art and sculpture.
‘Stay’ limited edition print, original artwork by Lea Phillips.

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The Happy Crab Gallery, 20A Gloucester St, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 7AW, England.

The Happy Crab is in the centre of Weymouth, opposite Park St car park and two minutes walk from the beach. We also have a large selection of indoor and garden sculpture by Ama Menec, plus prints, original drawings and greetings cards by Lea. 

The pottery throwing classes provide one-to-one tuition in making pottery on the wheel. 

Students will get focused step by step tuition in throwing on the wheel from an experienced professional potter, you will learn efficient techniques that lead on to designing your own forms. It is suitable for anyone who wants to learn from total beginners to those with some experience who want a more focused systematic approach than is typically found in group classes. The basic 6 week course includes clay preparation, throwing fundamentals, an introduction to making cylinder based pots and bowls. An introduction to turning and handle making.

If you have some experience and want to develop your skills further you can choose to follow a structured curriculum or develop your own projects.

See the CLASSES page for more details

Pottery classes

We are generally open Tuesday to Saturday 10 30 to 4 30, but

please phone if making a special journey.

Contact lea@leaphillips-pottery.co.uk, Tel: 07861 684193

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