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New Firebird Studios

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

April 2021

Design and Decorate Masterclass

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

Design & Decoration Master Class – 10 Week Course Starting Tuesday 20th April 9:30 am - 12:30 pm Don’t just stop at learning how to make pottery! The real joy is in experimenting with decoration techniques and being able to execute your design plans! Who is this course for? The perfect next step if you have completed a 5 or 10 week course in potters wheel or hand building! Those who look at beautiful pots and wonder how they were…

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Potters Wheel Masterclass

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

Potter’s Wheel Masterclass – 10 Weeks Starting Tuesday 2oth April – 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…

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Potters Wheel Masterclass – PM

April 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Potter’s Wheel Masterclass – 10 Weeks Starting Tuesday 20th April 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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Introduction to Pottery Short Course

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

Introduction to Pottery Short Course – 5 Weeks Starting Thursday 22nd April 6 - 9 pm This short course is a wonderful opportunity to get acquainted to clay as we cover some of the most common methods to make in clay! You will also learn the basics of underglazes and glazing your work. The course also includes unlimted access to the Community Clay sessions and Open Studio (bookings required) to practice and finish your work! Here is what you will…

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Design and Decorate Masterclass

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

$995 Design & Decoration Master Class – 10 Week Course Starting Tuesday 21th April 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Don’t just stop at learning how to make pottery! The real joy is in experimenting with decoration techniques and being able to execute your design plans! Who is this course for? The perfect next step if you have completed a 5 or 10 week course in potters wheel or hand building! Those who look at beautiful pots and wonder how they…

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Potters Wheel Short Course

April 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Potters Wheel Short Course – 5 Weeks Starting Wednesday April 21st 6 pm – 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!    Week One About clay Clay preparation Wedging Recycling How the wheel works Centering Opening…

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Hand Building Short Course

April 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Hand Building Short Course – 5 Week Course Starting April 21st 6 - 9 pm The Hand Building 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 Various flatware plates…

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Hand Building Masterclass

April 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Hand Building Masterclass – 10 Weeks Starting Thursday 22nd April 9:30 am – 12:30 pm In this Master Class you will learn and get good at 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 your skills and finesse.…

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Hand Building Masterclass – PM

April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Hand Building Masterclass – 10 Weeks Starting Thursday 22nd April 6 - 9 pm In this Master Class you will learn and get good at 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 your skills and finesse. The…

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Planter Workshop

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Planters Workshop Saturday 24th April 10 am – 12 noon In this workshop we will be making two beautiful planters. A freely coil built planter and a cute succulent planter!       This workshop is suitable for beginners and experienced alike! Fully inclusive of all materials, two firings, and us glazing it for you. If you want to glaze your work yourself you will be given a card with instructions. Your work is ready for pick up between 3 and 4…

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May 2021

Bells Workshop

May 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Bells Workshop Saturday 22nd May 2 - 4 pm Make georgeous bells! Bells are so satidsfying ot make. You will be able to make many bell bodies, the dongers to go in them and beads to decorate the bell hangers. Bells are made by pinch potting – they really are so much fun to make.         Use textures, carvings, coloured clay and try a few different designs! We will colour you bells with our studio white glaze, or you can…

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Introduction to Pottery Short Course

May 26 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Introduction to Pottery Short Course – 5 Weeks Starting Wednesday 26th May 9:30 am – 12:30 pm This short course is a wonderful opportunity to get acquainted to clay as we cover some of the most common methods to make in clay! You will also learn the basics of underglazes and glazing your work. The course also includes unlimted access to the Community Clay sessions and Open Studio (bookings required) to practice and finish your work! Here is what you…

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Potters Wheel Short Course

May 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Potters Wheel Short Course – 5 Weeks Starting Wednesday 26th May 6 pm – 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!    Week One About clay Clay preparation Wedging Recycling How the wheel works Centering Opening…

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Glaze Chemistry Short Course

May 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Glaze Chemistry Short Course - 5 Week Intensive Starting Wednesday 26th May 6 - 9 pm In this course you will learn basic glaze chemistry - why glazes do what they do - what works, why it works, and why it doesn't work. You will learn about the raw materials, fluxes, colourants, opacifiers, and more. Where to find recipes and how to test them. Different types of glaze - atmospheric conditions, firing cycles, temperatures, and more. There is no avoiding…

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Potters Wheel Short Course

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Potters Wheel Short Course – 5 Weeks Starting thursday 27th May 10 am - 12 noon 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 Centering Opening…

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Hand Building Short Course

May 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Hand Building Short Course – 5 Week Course Starting May 27th 6 - 9 pm The Hand Building 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 Various flatware plates…

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July 2021

Hand Building Masterclass

July 13 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Hand Building Masterclass – 10 Weeks Starting Tuesday July 13th 9:30 am – 12:30 pm In this Master Class you will learn and get good at 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 your skills and finesse.…

Find out more »

Potters Wheel Masterclass

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Potter’s Wheel Masterclass – 10 Weeks Starting Tuesday 2nd February – 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…

Find out more »

Potters Wheel Masterclass – PM

July 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Potter’s Wheel Masterclass – 10 Weeks Starting Tuesday July 13th 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…

Find out more »

Hand Building Masterclass – PM

July 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Hand Building Masterclass – 10 Weeks Starting Tuesday July 13th 6 - 9 pm In this Master Class you will learn and get good at 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 your skills and finesse. The…

Find out more »

Design and Decorate Masterclass

July 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Design & Decoration Master Class – 10 Week Course Starting Wednesday 14th July 6 - 9 pm Don’t just stop at learning how to make pottery! The real joy is in experimenting with decoration techniques and being able to execute your design plans! Who is this course for? The perfect next step if you have completed a 5 or 10 week course in potters wheel or hand building! Those who look at beautiful pots and wonder how they were made…

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August 2021

Glaze Chemistry Intensive

August 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Glaze Chemistry Two Day Intensive Workshop Saturday 21st August 9am – 4 pm Sunday 22nd August 9 am – 4 pm In this two day intensive workshop you will learn: The basics of what makes a glaze Commercial glazes Raw materials overview Toxicology overview OH&S around raw materials Fluxes Opacifyers Colouring Oxides Colouring Stains Where to find a suitable glaze recipe How to test the recipe Practical test series Mixing glazes Taking a test run to a produciton run Glaze…

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Bells Workshop

August 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Bells Workshop Saturday 28th August 10 am - 12 noon Make georgeous bells! Bells are so satidsfying ot make. You will be able to make many bell bodies, the dongers to go in them and beads to decorate the bell hangers. Bells are made by pinch potting – they really are so much fun to make.         Use textures, carvings, coloured clay and try a few different designs! We will colour you bells with our studio white glaze, or you…

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Bells Workshop

August 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Bells Workshop Saturday 13th February 2 pm – 4 pm Make georgeous bells! Bells are so satidsfying ot make. You will be able to make many bell bodies, the dongers to go in them and beads to decorate the bell hangers. Bells are made by pinch potting – they really are so much fun to make.         Use textures, carvings, coloured clay and try a few different designs! We will colour you bells with our studio white glaze, or you…

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September 2021

Bells Workshop

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

Bells Workshop Saturday 11th September 10 am - 12 noon Make georgeous bells! Bells are so satidsfying ot make. You will be able to make many bell bodies, the dongers to go in them and beads to decorate the bell hangers. Bells are made by pinch potting – they really are so much fun to make.         Use textures, carvings, coloured clay and try a few different designs! We will colour you bells with our studio white glaze, or you…

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October 2021

Hand Building Masterclass

October 5 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Hand Building Masterclass – 10 Weeks Starting Tuesday 5th October 9:30 am – 12:30 pm In this Master Class you will learn and get good at 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 your skills and finesse.…

Find out more »

Potters Wheel Masterclass

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

Potter’s Wheel Masterclass – 10 Weeks Starting Tuesday October 5th  – 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…

Find out more »

Potters Wheel Masterclass – PM

October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Potter’s Wheel Masterclass – 10 Weeks Starting Tuesday 5th 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…

Find out more »

Hand Building Masterclass – PM

October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Hand Building Masterclass – 10 Weeks Starting Tuesday 5th October 6 - 9 pm In this Master Class you will learn and get good at 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 your skills and finesse. The…

Find out more »

Design and Decorate Masterclass

October 7 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Design & Decoration Master Class – 10 Week Course Starting October 7th 9:30 am - 12:30 pm Don’t just stop at learning how to make pottery! The real joy is in experimenting with decoration techniques and being able to execute your design plans! Who is this course for? The perfect next step if you have completed a 5 or 10 week course in potters wheel or hand building! Those who look at beautiful pots and wonder how they were made…

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Bells Workshop

October 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Bells Workshop Saturday 23rd October 2 pm – 4 pm Make georgeous bells! Bells are so satidsfying ot make. You will be able to make many bell bodies, the dongers to go in them and beads to decorate the bell hangers. Bells are made by pinch potting – they really are so much fun to make.         Use textures, carvings, coloured clay and try a few different designs! We will colour you bells with our studio white glaze, or you…

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November 2021

Bells Workshop

November 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Bells Workshop Saturday 13th November 10 am - 12 noon Make georgeous bells! Bells are so satidsfying ot make. You will be able to make many bell bodies, the dongers to go in them and beads to decorate the bell hangers. Bells are made by pinch potting – they really are so much fun to make.         Use textures, carvings, coloured clay and try a few different designs! We will colour you bells with our studio white glaze, or you…

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