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New Firebird Studios

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

October 2020

Hand Building Masterclass

October 6 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

10 Week Intensive Course Starting Tuesday October 6th – 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. The…

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Design and Decorate Masterclass

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

Design & Decoration Master Class - 10 Week Intensive Course Starting October 6th - 6 - 9 pm Planning Your Work, Executing the Build and Excelling at Ceramic Decoration Techniques. Don't just stop at learning how to make pottery! The real joy is in experimenting with decoration techqniues and being able to execute your design plans! Who is this course for? Those who look at beautiful pots and wonder how they were made - you should be able to make…

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Potters Wheel Masterclass

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

10 Week Potter’s Wheel Master Class Starting Tuesday 6th 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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Porcelain Jewellery Making Mini Course

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Jewellery Making Mini course Starting Wednesday 7th October 10 am - 12 noon – Three Weeks In this 3 week/3 lesson Mini Course you will learn how to make porcelain pieces for jewelley, how to colour them and glaze them and how to put your work together! You might choose to recycle old dress jewellery by giving them a fresh new look with your hand made porcelain pieces, or you might choose to use new fittings from Spotlight or the…

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Beginner Potters Wheel Workshop

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Beginners Pottery Wheel Workshop Wednesday 7th October 10 am - 12 noon 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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Introduction to Sculpture Short Course

October 7 @ 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 7th October 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…

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Potters Wheel Short Course

October 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

5 Week Intensive Course Starting Wednesday 7th October 6 - 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!      All student work! Week One About clay Clay preparation Wedging Recycling How the wheel works Centering Opening Week…

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Hand Building Short Course – Beginner

October 8 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Hand Building - Introduction to Pottery Short Course – 5 Week Course Commencing Thursday 8th October 9:30 am - 12:30 pm The Hand Building 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…

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Potters Wheel Short Course

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

5 Week Intensive Course Starting thursday 8th October 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!      All student work! Week One About clay Clay preparation Wedging Recycling How the wheel works Centering Opening…

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Mould Making Masterclass

October 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

10 Week Intensive Course Beginning October 8th 6 - 9 pm Learn basic mould making and slip casting techniques. This course is for the potters who want to add slip casting to their repertoire or want to learn how to cast moulds to extend their hand building capacity. Beginners can do this course, however basic clay handling skills would be ideal to help shape the plugs  in clay! Week One Introduction to what slip casting is about What is slip?…

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Potters Wheel Short Course

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

5 Week Intensive Course Starting Saturday 10th October 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!      All student work! Week One About clay Clay preparation Wedging Recycling How the wheel works Centering Opening…

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Private party

October 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
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Hand Building Short Course – Beginner

October 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Hand Building – Introduction to Pottery Short Course – 5 Week Course Commencing Monday 12th October 6 - 9 pm The Hand Building 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…

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Intermediate Potters Wheel Short Course

October 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

5 Week Intensive course Commencing Monday 12th October 6 - 8 pm Already able to throw up to 1 kg of clay in simple shapes and looking fo rhte next steps? This Intermediate Potters Wheel Short Course will accelerate your skill to throwing with more clay, controlling your shapes and the clay to a greater extent and making more complext shapes and pieces, Learn to throw to size (12 oz cup with a 9cm silicone lid for example), learn how…

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Pinch Pots and Boxes Workshop

October 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Saturday 17th October 2 - 4 pm. Pinch Pot and Box Workshop! Pinch potting is a wonderful pottery skill - easy, relaxing and very rewarding! In this workshop you will make a box made with two pinch pots and some cups, candle holders or bells... This workshop is suitable for beginners and experienced clay workers alike! $95 fully inclusive. Please bring your own hand towel

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Beginner Potters Wheel Workshop

October 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
$95 Sold out

Beginners Pottery Wheel Workshop Saturday 17th October 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 to…

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Beginner Potters Wheel Workshop

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
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Bowls and Platters Workshop

October 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
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Beginner Potters Wheel Workshop

October 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia

Beginners Pottery Wheel Workshop Saturday 24th October 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 to…

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Dinner Setting Mini Course

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

DINNER SETTING MINI COURSE For three sessions starting Wednesday October 28th 10am - 12 noon In this mini course you will be able to make a simple four place dinner setting - 4 larger plates, 4 smaller plates, 4 dessert bowls and 4 mugs. Week One - Begin making your work - you will decide basic shapes, textures and plan glazes or decorations, choose your clay type, learn how to prepare and roll out your clay. Week Two - Finish…

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Bells Workshop

October 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
New Firebird Studios, 1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
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