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New Firebird Studios

1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
0433389434 https://firebirdstudios.com.au

July 2020

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Coil and Sculpt Workshop

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

Coiling and Sculpting Workshop Saturday July 4th 2 - 4 pm Make pot planters and vases or try your hand a sculpting! You can also coil build into a mould for interesting bowls and cups! In this 2 hour workshop you will learn the basic principles of coil building in clay. Use this technique to make a vase or a planter, or a small bust.       This workshop is fully inclusive of materials, two firings and us glazing your…

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Boxes Workshop

July 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Sunday July 5th 10 am - 12 noon This boxes workshop is so much fun! Make two boxes – one with slabs and the other as joined pinch pots! – you will learn some amazing skills as you work through the process of making these little boxes out of clay!   This workshop is suitable for beginners and experienced potters alike! $95 fully inclusive. Please bring your own hand towel.

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Introduction to Pottery Short Course

July 9 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Introduction to Pottery Short Course – 5 Week Course Commencing Thursday 9th July 9:30 am - 12:30 pm The Introduction to Pottery Short Course is a 5 week immersion into the very basic techniques used in making pottery by hand. You will learn about the different types of clay, how to roll clay, pinch, coil and slab build. You will make plates, planters, cups, mugs, and a vase. Week One About clay Rolling clay by hand Creating & using textures…

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Potters Wheel Short Course

July 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

5 Week Intensive Course Starting Thursday morning 10 am - 12 noon July 9th 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! Week One About clay Clay preparation Wedging Recycling How the wheel works Centring Opening Week Two Basic…

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Potters Wheel Master Class

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

10 Week Potter’s Wheel Master Class Starting Saturday July 11th 10 am - 12 noon 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…

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Bowl and Platter Workshop

July 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Saturday July 11th 2 - 4 pm In this workshop we we will make a beautiful fruit bowl and a cheese board to match! This workshop is fully inclusive of materials, us trimming and glazing your work and two firings.

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Dinner Setting Workshop

July 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Dinner Setting Workshop Sunday July 12th 10 am – 12 noon In this workshop we will be designing and making a single setting dinner set!     A large plate, a side plate, a soup bowl and dessert bowl, a saucer, a cup, and a spoon! First we will play with some textures and design ideas, then we will make all the items! The dinner setting will be glazed for you and sent to the kiln for two firings! This workshop…

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Introduction to Sculpture Short Course

July 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Introduction to Sculpture Short Course - 5 Weeks Starting Wednesday 15th July 6 - 9 pm The Introduction to Sculpture Short Course will prepare you to move into more advanced sculpture classes as you will learn the most common techniques to build in clay, mix clay with other media, and understand shrinkage, firing and dimensional issues with using clay as a sculptural medium. Week One Basic modelling Learn how to use a single piece of clay to pinch out a…

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Beginner Potters Wheel Workshop

July 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Potters Wheel Workshop for Beginners Saturday 18th July 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…

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Tea Set Workshop 4 hr

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Tea Set Workshop Sunday 19th July - 10 am - 2 pm - four hour workshop - vegan pizza lunch provided. Make a tea set – yes, really a tea set! In this 4 hour workshop we are going to make a small teapot, two tea cups and a serving tray or saucers to put them on as well as spoons to go with your set!      This workshop is $180 and is fully inclusive of us finishing your…

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Hand Building Master Class

July 21 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

10 Week Intensive Course Beginning Tuesday July 21st - 9:30 am - 12:30 pm In this Master Class you will learn all of the main pottery hand building techniques! You will learn slab building, pinch potting, coiling and slip casting in this course. As you develop your skills the complexity of the work increases. By the end of the course you will be amazed at how far you have come in in you skills and finesse. The work you make…

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Dinner Setting Workshop

July 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Dinner Setting Workshop Sunday July 25th 2 pm - 4 pm In this workshop we will be designing and making a single setting dinner set!     A large plate, a side plate, a soup bowl and dessert bowl, a saucer, a cup, and a spoon! First we will play with some textures and design ideas, then we will make all the items! The dinner setting will be glazed for you and sent to the kiln for two firings! This workshop…

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