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Potters Wheel Beginner Workshop

June 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

$85
throwing class

Sunday June 28th 10 am – 12 noon

Ever watched fascinated as potters make a spinning wheel and a lump of clay into a pot?

Here is your chance to try your hand at making a pot on the Potter’s Wheel.

Come and join our 2 hour throwing workshop (“throwing” is the technical term for making something out of clay on the wheel).

You will need an apron and a bath towel (not for bathing, but to put over your lap!) but everything else is provided. Not only that but we will finish off your masterpiece and glaze and fire it for you ready to take home around three weeks later!

What will you make?

Well, throwing on the potter’s wheel is a master craftsman type of activity, so as a beginner having a go at it for the first time, you might make a cup or bowl, it might be a bit wonky, but YOU will have made it!!! You will achieve a take home piece and will no doubt have a heap of fun getting muddy, and learning the basics of centering, opening and drawing up the sides!

To be fair – the pots in the images were made by professionals! You will try for some cup shapes and some bowl shapes. You should get at least one pot to keep, and at the end you can choose your favorite four pots!

Please Note – in these uncertain times Firebird Studios will continue to operate our small classes of 6 or less people. There is plenty of room and we can easily practice social distancing. If you or a family member becomes ill, your booking will be transferred to another time and workshop of your choice. If we are ordered to close, your booking will be transferred to another time and workshop. Until such time, getting out and doing something creative in this crazy world is one of the best things you can do for your health! Take care and please continue to enjoy life to the best of your ability!

Details

Date:
June 28
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$85
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Venue

New Firebird Studios
1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
Phone:
0433389434
Website:
https://firebirdstudios.com.au

Organizer

Firebird Studios

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Potters Wheel Workshop Sunday June 28th
$ 85.00
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