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Potters Wheel Short Course

August 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

$450

5 Week Intensive Course

Starting Wednesday August 12th – 6 – 8 pm

The Potters Wheel Short Course is a 5 week immersion into the very basic skills required to make simple pots on the potters wheel – “throwing”

You will learn about preparing clay, centering, opening, making cylinders and bowls. You will also learn to make bottles and simple lidded containers!

All student work!

Week One

  • About clay
  • Clay preparation
  • Wedging
  • Recycling
  • How the wheel works
  • Centering
  • Opening

Week Two

  • Basic trimming
  • Centering
  • Opening
  • Coning
  • Pulling
  • Cylinders & Bowls

Week Three

  • Trimming a foot ring
  • Adding a handle
  • Throwing on a bat ring
  • Plates and shallow bowls

Week Four

  • Trimming plates
  • Bottles
  • Lids and Galleries

Week Five

  • Trimming lids
  • Practice weak points
  • Glaze pots

$495 Fully inclusive – please bring your own towel.

Details

Date:
August 12
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
$450
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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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