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Firebird Studios

4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
0433389434 https://firebirdstudios.com.au

July 2019

Date Nite – Adults Only Monsters

July 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
$40 Sold out

Friday 26th July - 6 - 7:30 pm Get a group together, or at least grab your bestie, for "Date Nite". It's not restricted to couples but it is strictly adults only! The idea behind Date Nite is to have a few drinks (BYO) and nibbles (provided), and a hell of a laugh, before you head off for your real night out! Adults Only Monsters Don't let the kids have all the fun making monsters and dragons and scary aliens!…

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16 Week Potters Wheel Master Class

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
$500 – $1400 3 tickets left

16 Week Potter’s Wheel Master Class Beginning July 27th - Saturday mornings 10 am - 12 noon. (Course breaks for the October school holidays and finishes on 23rd November). 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…

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Intermediate Potters Wheel Workshop

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
$150 Sold out

Intermediate Potters Wheel Workshop POSTPONED UNTIL 4TH SEMESTER DUE TO SWELL FESTIVAL COMMITMENTS Suitable to potters who can confidently centre and throw up to 1 kg of clay. throwing larger throw off the mound - teapot - lid, spout, and add a handle lidded containers - one piece and multi piece spouts, handles, lugs trimming techniques We will throw in the morning session and put our work into a drying room for finishing in the afternoon session.

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August 2019

Parent/Child Mini Pottery Workshop

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

Saturday Parent/Child Mini Pottery Workshops Regular Saturday classes for parents/children – most first Saturday’s of the month (and some 5th Saturdays). 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…

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4 Week Potters Wheel Introduction Course

August 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

4 Week Potters Wheel Introduction Course This short course will start you off in the right direction on your journey to master the potters wheel! This course is suitable for complete beginners, as well as those with some experience on the wheel. Week One: Preparing and wedging clay Centering - the wild art of getting the clay to spin in the very middle! Opening and making a base Making the sides of cylinders Week Two: Trimming your cylinders - add…

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Date Nite – Blinded Sculpting

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Friday 9th August - 6 - 7:30 pm Get a group together, or at least grab your bestie, for "Date Nite". It's not restricted to couples but it is strictly adults only! The idea behind Date Nite is to have a few drinks (BYO) and nibbles (provided), and a hell of a laugh, before you head off for your real night out! Blinded Sculpting This is a very ZEN activity! Let serendipity take control of your hands! We will have…

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Plates, Bowls and Planters Workshop

August 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Make Plates, Bowls and Cute 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 used…

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Clay as Canvas – Advanced Decorating Workshop

August 11 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
$150 10 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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The Australian Ceramics Association Open Studios

August 17 @ 10:00 am - August 18 @ 4:00 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Over the weekend of the 17th and 18th of August The Australian Ceramics Association puts Aussie ceramicists on display with their annual Open Studio event. Taking place Australia wide, Firebird Studios, along with hundreds of other potteries, has opened their doors for the general public to come and have a look! We will have some air dry clay for the kids to play with, hourly throwing demonstrations, student gallery and plenty of pottery pieces to purchase. Lynda Lehmann, Firebird Studios'…

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Introduction to Pottery – Level Two – Wednesday 21st August

August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
$300 5 tickets left

Introduction to Pottery – Level Two – Start Wednesday 21st August 6 – 9 pm Fast track your pottery knowledge and skills with this structured course building on the skills gained in the Intro to Pottery – Level One course. Spend more time developing your own designs within the design brief. Learn more about glazing and decorating. Be amazed at how far your work develops in such a short period of time! Five Week Intensive Course Week One Glazing 101…

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Introduction to Pottery – Level Two – Start Thursday Morning 22nd August

August 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
$300 4 tickets left

Introduction to Pottery – Level Two – "Decorate" - Start Thursday Mornings 22nd August 9:30 am - 12:30 pm Fast track your pottery knowledge and skills with this structured course building on the skills gained in the Intro to Pottery – Level One course. Spend more time developing your own designs within the design brief. Learn more about glazing and decorating. Be amazed at how far your work develops in such a short period of time! Five Week Intensive Course…

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Introduction to Pottery – Level Two – Start Thursday PM 22nd August

August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
$300 1 ticket left

Introduction to Pottery – Level Two – “Decorate” – Start Thursday Evenings 22nd August 6 - 9 pm Fast track your pottery knowledge and skills with this structured course building on the skills gained in the Intro to Pottery – Level One course. Spend more time developing your own designs within the design brief. Learn more about glazing and decorating. Be amazed at how far your work develops in such a short period of time! Five Week Intensive Course Week…

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Date Nite – The Ghost Experience

August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
$40 10 tickets left

Friday 23rd August 6 - 7:30pm Ghost Nite Here it is! Relive Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore at the pottery wheel in Ghost. Yes we'll crank up the sound track!!! Grab your partner, or at least a close friend, and prepare to make beautiful pots together. Or at least have fun while getting down and dirty (muddy). Image no doubt copyright the owners of Ghost the movie....... What to bring: Yourself and at least one friend A small amount of…

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Introduction to Pottery – Level Two – Start Saturday 24th August

August 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
$300 5 tickets left

Introduction to Pottery – Level Two – Start Saturday 24th August 9 am – 12 pm Fast track your pottery knowledge and skills with this structured course building on the skills gained in the Intro to Pottery – Level One course. Spend more time developing your own designs within the design brief. Learn more about glazing and decorating. Be amazed at how far your work develops in such a short period of time! Five Week Intensive Course Week One Glazing…

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Mug Workshop

August 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
$75 10 tickets left

Mug Workshop Saturday August 24th 2 pm - 4 pm 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…

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Parent/Child Mini Pottery Workshop

August 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
$40 10 tickets left

Saturday Parent/Child Mini Pottery Workshops Regular Saturday classes for parents/children – most first Saturday’s of the month (and some 5th Saturdays). 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…

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September 2019

Potter’s Wheel Introduction for Beginners

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

Beginner Workshop – Potters Wheel – Monday September 2nd - 6 pm - 8 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…

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Date Nite – Pinch Me Pink

September 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
$40 10 tickets left

Friday 6th September - 6 - 7:30pm Get a group together, or at least grab your bestie, for "Date Nite". It's not restricted to couples but it is strictly adults only! The idea behind Date Nite is to have a few drinks (BYO) and nibbles (provided), and a hell of a laugh, before you head off for your real night out! Pinch Me Pink Pink pinch pots - we'll be working with pink clay all night! Various shades and various…

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Tile and Mural Workshop

September 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
$75 10 tickets left

Tile and mural workshop - Saturday 7th September 2019 - 2 - 4 pm Learn how to make your own tiles for your renovation projects. Turn your tiles into art work, or make a mural for your outdoor area or home. Tiles are a very interesting aspect of ceramic design, often overlooked, and rarely taught! Have a look at these ideas from Pinterest and think about a small project your could make for this workshop! Lynda will take you through…

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Raku Workshop

September 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
$90 10 tickets left

Raku Workshop - Sunday 8th September - 10am - 2 pm 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! What you need to bring: 2 - 3 medium sized pots made from a suitable clay for Raku (most clays can tolerate) - must be…

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Boxes Workshop

September 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Firebird Studios, 4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
$75 10 tickets left

Saturday 21st September - 2 - 4 pm Learning the skills to make boxes opens up a whole new avenue of creating in clay. We will make: A square box A round lidded container A free form lidded container Learn the considerations of form, joining, lids and galleries, and simple decorations. Suitable for beginners through to advanced - your skill level will determine the type of boxes made!

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