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October 2019

Introduction to Pottery 10 Week Intensive

October 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Introduction to Pottery 10 Week Intensive Course Tuesday 8th October – 6 – 9 pm The best way to start your pottery journey is with an Intensive Course that will teach you the major methods of hand building and decorating with clay. Throughout this journey you will make some amazing pottery, however, it's not just about WHAT you make, but the skills your learn along the way. You will mover quickly from beginner to amazing potter very quickly. Many of…

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Introduction to Pottery 10 Week Intensive

October 10 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Introduction to Pottery 10 Week Intensive Course Tuesday 9th October – 6 – 9 pm The best way to start your pottery journey is with an Intensive Course that will teach you the major methods of hand building and decorating with clay. Throughout this journey you will make some amazing pottery, however, it’s not just about WHAT you make, but the skills your learn along the way. You will mover quickly from beginner to amazing potter very quickly. Many of…

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Introduction to Pottery 10 Week Intensive

October 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Introduction to Pottery 10 Week Intensive Course Thursday 10th October – 6 – 9 pm The best way to start your pottery journey is with an Intensive Course that will teach you the major methods of hand building and decorating with clay. Throughout this journey you will make some amazing pottery, however, it’s not just about WHAT you make, but the skills you learn along the way. You will move quickly from beginner to amazing potter. Many of our graduates…

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Parent/Child Mini Pottery Workshop

October 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Saturday Parent/Child Mini Pottery Workshops Regular Saturday classes for parents/children. Saturday 12th October - 2pm - 3:30pm Keep up the skills learned in the school holidays workshops, keep your projects moving along, have some fun on a Saturday afternoon with a parent and some friends getting your hands muddy. Suitable for all school ages: No adults without a child participating Children under Grade 5 must have a parent present to help Children Grade 5 and above may attend on their…

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Potters Wheel Master Class

October 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

10 Week Potter’s Wheel Master Class Starting Wednesday 16th October 6 - 8 pm From beginner to pro, and everything in between. No matter where you are in your throwing development this Master Class will accelerate and refine your throwing skills. Suitable for complete novices through to those who can already throw. You will be challenged at your level to learn and refine your motor skills, your clay knowledge, your process knowledge and your finishing skills at every class. This class approaches…

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Plates, Bowls and Planters Workshop

October 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Make Plates, Bowls and Cute Little Planters! Beginner level workshop, no pottery skills required! You will come away with a single setting dinner set and some cute little window planters, as well as learning a heap of pottery skills! Everything is included, including having us finish your work and get it ready for the kiln, glazing it in your choice of colours and firing it ready for you taking home your pride and joy! Great workshop for beginners to get…

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Potter’s Wheel Introduction for Beginners

October 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
$75 8 tickets left

Beginner Workshop – Potters Wheel 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…

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November 2019

Cup and Mug Workshop

November 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
$75 12 tickets left

Mugs, mugs, glorious mugs (and cups and beakers and jugs!) Come join us for two wonderful hours of making mugs! This workshop is suitable for beginners and every other type of potter! We will be exploring the hand built form of the mug and cup, looking at surface texture, using dark clay and white slip and carving through the slip, adding handles, making different shapes, designing and using templates for sets and utilising the contrast between clay and the glaze.…

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Parent/Child Mini Pottery Workshop

November 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Saturday Parent/Child Mini Pottery Workshops Regular Saturday classes for parents/children. Saturday 9th November 2pm - 3:30pm Keep up the skills learned in the school holidays workshops, keep your projects moving along, have some fun on a Saturday afternoon with a parent and some friends getting your hands muddy. Suitable for all school ages: No adults without a child participating Children under Grade 5 must have a parent present to help Children Grade 5 and above may attend on their own…

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Christmas Decoration Workshop

November 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
$75 12 tickets left

Make Your Own Christmas Decorations We'll be using porcelain so you will learn how to use this fine white clay! Bring your Christmas cookie cutters, we have lots of cutters and ideas too, as well as lace, templates, textures, and all sorts of goodies for you! Have fun with a few friends and enjoy a festive season activity - your work will be ready for you three weeks after the class in plenty of time for decorating the tree or…

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Clay as Canvas – Advanced Decorating Workshop

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
$120 8 tickets left

Using clay as your canvas create works of art with advanced surface decorating techniques. This workshop is suitable for all levels of potter – beginner through to advanced – however, you need to come prepared with 3 pieces of leather hard work, and a couple of bisque fired pieces! Learn more about texture, coloured clays, engobes, underglazes, glazing, carving, sgraffito and explore interesting ways to use these ideas! Stage One (Wet): Working with texture – advanced ideas and methods –…

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Potter’s Wheel Introduction for Beginners

November 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
$75 8 tickets left

Beginner Workshop – Potters Wheel 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…

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Introduction to Sculpture Workshop

November 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
$120 10 tickets left

Learn Basics of Sculpting in Clay and Mixed Media Presented by Lynda Lehmann and Cherie Noble - exhibitors in Swell Sculpture Festival and the Swell Smalls Exhibition 2019. This is an introductory class suitable for beginner through to experienced potters. In this 4 hour workshop we will discuss the planning and execution of creating sculptures of various sizes, requirements for applying for exhibitions and commissioned works, working with clay as a stand alone or with mixed media and other aspects…

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December 2019

Raku Workshop

December 1 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
$120 12 tickets left

Suitable for beginners and experienced Raku-ers alike! Bring along some suitable pots for enduring a trial by fire, learn about the unique Raku process, try various glazes and options for creating colour, and have some smokey fun with a group of like minded potters! 4 hour workshop with a one hour lunch break - Stocklands is nearby, or bring lunch with you!     What you need to bring: 2 – 3 medium sized pots made from a suitable clay…

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Parent/Child Mini Pottery Workshop

December 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Saturday Parent/Child Mini Pottery Workshops Regular Saturday classes for parents/children Saturday 7th December 2pm - 3:30pm Keep up the skills learned in the school holidays workshops, keep your projects moving along, have some fun on a Saturday afternoon with a parent and some friends getting your hands muddy. Suitable for all school ages: No adults without a child participating Children under Grade 5 must have a parent present to help Children Grade 5 and above may attend on their own…

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Intermediate Potters Wheel Workshop

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
$120 8 tickets left

Intermediate Potters Wheel Workshop Suitable to potters who can confidently centre and throw up to 1 kg of clay. Stuck at your current capacity or technique level in your throwing? This workshop will give you the kick start you need to throw bigger, more confidently, learn new skills and improve old skills. In the morning session we cover: throwing larger throwing off the mound – teapot – lid, spout, and add a handle lidded containers – one piece and multi…

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