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Introduction to Pottery – January – Thursday – Week 4

February 7 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Introduction to Pottery

Fast track your pottery knowledge and skills with this structured mini course in the basics of pottery.

Book in for for the whole course starting on Wednesday 9th January, or just one class at a time!

Four Week Intensive Course – Week 4 Bookings Only

Week One

  • Types of Clay
  • Rolling clay by hand
  • Creating & using textures
  • Slump and drape moulds to make plates and bowls
  • Japanese press plates

Week Two

  • Obtaining a professional finish
  • Pinch pots
  • Basic coil pots
  • The clay workflow

Week Three

  • Cups four ways:
  • Pinch
  • Wet slab
  • Firm slab
  • Slip cast
  • Underglazes and Oxides
  • Intro to glazing

Week Four

  • Mixing slabs, coils, pinch to create
  • Intro to the potter’s wheel
  • Glaze combinations

After this Intensive Introduction to Pottery you can join the regular classes (spaces permitting)


February 7
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Firebird Studios


Firebird Studios
4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
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