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Courses and workshops for 2020

Courses and workshops for 2020

We have a REALLY exciting year coming up at Firebird Studios.2019 has been a wonderful year of learning to deliver courses, refining the course structure, pricing, inclusions and delivery over the year, watch the student’s work improve semester upon semester,...
Third Semester 2019

Third Semester 2019

The whole calendar is up for the third term for Firebird Studios! What a busy 10 weeks! FIND THE CALENDAR ON OUR SCHEDULE PAGE First up – we have our premier Introduction to Pottery 5 week intensive courses – this term all the day/time slots for the Level...
Plates. Bowls and Platters Four Ways

Plates. Bowls and Platters Four Ways

SLUMP MOULD Slump moulds hold the clay inside the mould. You can use plater moulds, or any kind of found open forms (there are no internal areas larger than the opening) such as plates and bowls from your kitchen, plastic, ceramic or metal is OK.      Roll your clay...
About Clay And How To Handle It

About Clay And How To Handle It

Clay is a special kind of dirt! It has been formed over millennia of grinding up and weathering of regular dirt. Sand has interesting particles that are jagged and not uniform and not organised. Clay has particles that line up and can be organised. Part of the process...