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Potters Wheel Short Course

August 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

$595.00

Potters Wheel Short Course – 5 Weeks

Starting Wednesday August 17th  6pm – 8pm

The Potters Wheel Short Course is a 5 week immersion into the very basic skills required to make simple pots on the potters wheel – “throwing”

You will learn about preparing clay, centering, opening, making cylinders and bowls. You will also learn to make bottles and simple lidded containers!

     

Week One

  • About clay
  • Clay preparation
  • Wedging
  • Recycling
  • How the wheel works
  • Centering
  • Opening

Week Two

  • Basic trimming
  • Centering
  • Opening
  • Coning
  • Pulling
  • Cylinders & Bowls

Week Three

  • Trimming a foot ring
  • Adding a handle
  • Throwing on a bat ring
  • Plates and shallow bowls

Week Four

  • Trimming plates
  • Bottles
  • Basic lids and galleries – make a lidded container

Week Five

  • Trimming bottles and lids
  • Practice weak points

You will also have access to open studio to practice and finish your work during your course.

Please bring your own towel.

Details

Date:
August 17
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
$595.00
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Venue

Firebird Studios
1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
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Phone:
0402263227
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Organizer

Firebird Studios
Phone:
0402263227

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Potters Wheel Short Course
The Potters Wheel Short Course is a 5 week immersion into the very basic skills required to make simple pots on the potters wheel – “throwing” You will learn about preparing clay, centering, opening, making cylinders and bowls. You will also learn to make bottles and simple lidded containers! You will also have access to open studio to practice and finish your work during your course.
$ 595.00