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Introduction to Pottery 6 Week Course

October 13 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

$525.00

Introduction to Pottery Short Course – 6 Weeks

Starting Wednesday 13th October 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

This short course is a wonderful opportunity to get acquainted to clay as we cover some of the most common methods to make in clay!

You will also learn the basics of underglazes and glazing your work.

The course also includes unlimted access to the Community Clay sessions and Open Studio (bookings required) to practice and finish your work!

Here is what you will learn:

WEEK ONE

  • About clay
  • Flatware – rolling clay the many tricks for success
  • Texture for decoration – make your makers mark stamp
  • Make simple slump plates
  • Make Japanese press plates

WEEK TWO

  • Pinch pots – make candle holders, tea light holders or mini succulent pots
  • Slip casting – learn about slip and coloured clay
  • Make a keep cup

WEEK THREE

  • Coil build project – make a planter, bowl, sculpture or vase!
  • Learn about underglazing and dipping in clear glaze

WEEK FOUR

  • Learn about slab building
  • Make a set of slab built cups
  • Learn about the rules of using the coloured glazes

WEEK FIVE

  • Have a lesson using the potters wheel
  • Make a couple of masterpieces on the wheel
  • Finish up anything that still need finishing

WEEK SIX

  • Trim your thrown work
  • Finish up glazing
  • Admire your work!

The course includes all of your materials and firing, a set of tools to keep, unlimited access to Community Clay and more!

Here is an example of all of the things you might make in this course:

       

This course will teach you enough skills that you can move into Community Clay and have enough confidence to keep making and learning. Or, you could do mini courses, short courses or master classes to learn more in depth the subjects you liked the most!

Please bring your own hand towel to class!

Details

Date:
October 13
Time:
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Cost:
$525.00
Event Category:

Venue

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

Firebird Studios
Phone:
0402263227

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