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Potters Wheel Beginners Workshop

May 23, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Saturday May 23rd 2 – 4 pm

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!

These images are of course the work of a professional – however we are aiming to produce at least one cup shape and one bowl shape. You can keep your best four pieces!

During COVID restrictions we have a class size of 6 people with plenty of space in the studio to practice social distancing. Please bring your own hand towel.


May 23, 2020
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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New Firebird Studios
1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia


Firebird Studios