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Introduction to Pottery – Level Two – Wednesday 3rd April 2019

April 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

$280

Introduction to Pottery – Level Two – Start Wednesday 3rd April 2019

6 pm – 9 pm

Fast track your pottery knowledge and skills with this structured mini course building on the skills gained in the Intro to Pottery – Level One course.

Spend more time developing your own designs within the design brief. Learn more about glazing and decorating. Introducing the wonderful world of body stains.

Four Week Intensive Course

Week One

  • Glazing 101
  • Preparing for glazing
  • Underglazes – under and over
  • Glaze application
  • Glazing rules for non-stick pots!
  • Make a vase and a small plate with coloured slip ready for Sgraffito next week
  • Homework – prepare your design for sgraffito

Week Two

  • Execute the sgraffito design
  • Coloured clay – how to make it and how to use it
  • Intro to Nerikome
  • Homework – design a teapot – either slab or pinch pot – including surface treatment

Week Three

  • Build a tea set – teapot, cup and saucers, spoons, etc
  • Slab build and/or pinch pot
  • Homework – design a complex slab built structure – including surface treatment and embellishments

Week Four

  • Construct a complex slab built design
  • Clay embellishments
  • Underglazes

If you miss a class we can arrange a make up class at a mutually convenient time.

All inclusive – clay, glazes and firings are all included.

Details

Date:
April 10
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
$280
Event Category:

Venue

Firebird Studios
4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
Phone:
0433389434
Website:
https://firebirdstudios.com.au

Organizer

Firebird Studios

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