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Throw a Teapot Mini Course

January 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

$315

Throw a Teapot Mini Course – 3 Weeks

Starting Thursday 28th January 6pm – 8 pm

This Mini Course is for those with basic throwing skills to extend themselves to throw a teapot! You may have made teapots before and would like ot improve your techniques and ideas, or you might not have ever tried to make a teapot, but can center your clay and control it (even a bit!!!).

WEEK ONE

  • Learn to throw “off the hump”
  • Visualising teapot proportions
  • Make the spout
  • Make the lid
  • Make the body of your teapot
  • Gone well? Have you got time to make another one?

WEEK TWO

  • Pull handles and sprigs
  • Trim the lid and body of the teapot
  • Fit the lid to the body
  • Cut the spout and add – remember the pouring holes!!!
  • Alter or add stamps/textures
  • Clean up and finish

WEEK THREE

  • Learn about glazing
  • Wax the lid rims
  • Glaze your teapot, watch out for the strainer holes!
  • Where to get cane handles..

It will take around two weeks for your work to go through the glaze kiln.

Please bring your own towel.

Details

Date:
January 28
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
$315
Event Category:

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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