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Pottery Wheel Term Class for Beginners and Beyond | Greg Crowe

Course overview

This pottery wheel throwing class is for students new to ceramics and those with prior experience. Learn to use the pottery wheel in a supportive and encouraging atmosphere, build on skills week by week, work on problem areas and much more. Students will learn through demonstration and practice. Greg Crowe has recently moved to Sydney from Perth and has been a pottery teacher for 40 year teaching a wide variety of ceramics. He specialises in in teaching throwing, from introductory throwing for complete beginners to mentoring experienced potters to develop their skills, design and approaches to making.

I encourage students to develop at their own pace, look at ceramics widely, both culturally and historically and develop their own direction. I am well aware of the difficulties some people have learning to throw but I am patient, positive and encouraging.

Our ceramics studio is equipped with 8 wheels. Clay can be purchased at the workshop, a limited number of glazes are availabel and work is kiln fired on the premises. There is a maximum of 8 students in this class.
Students will work on projects, building their skills and confidence from week to week.

See our full program of term, one and two day ceramic and pottery courses

Is this course right for me?

This new course is for students with little or no experience working with clay, and those with prior experience.

What should I wear?

Wear closed-toe shoes and comfortable clothes you are relaxed about getting clay on.
Bring an apron.
We also recommend you trim your nails first (no guarantees that your manicure will last when working with clay!)

What should I bring?

A notebook to take notes and sketch your ideas
Reference images if you like
A sponge
An old hand towel
A few plastic grocery bags to wrap your clay artworks and leftover clay
A plastic storage container with a lid is useful to keep your materials together (about 40cmx30cmx15cm high) (eg from Ikea, officeworks or a discount shop)

What materials will be provided?

Included in the course fee is 1 bag of clay each, basic glazes.

Additional clay may be purchased at $5 per 2kg (or $20 a 10kg bag)
Pottery tool sets are available for purchase at $15.

Will my vessels be fired?

Included in your fee is the firing of two vessels of your choice.
You can have more vessels fired for an additional fee. These will be charged by weight at $5 per kilo per firing (paid at the time of firing). It may take take two firings to complete your work.

Maximum of 12 students in all our classes. Wheel throwing classes have a maximum of 8 students Our class sizes are small, ensuring you receive the individual tuition you need. For most ceramics classes clay is supplied to complete several projects and this is included in your course fees. Additional clay can be purchased if required.

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$450 $428 Limited inc GST
Pottery Wheel Term Class for Beginners and Beyond | Greg Crowe

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Term 1 2018 now enrolling Early Bird offer now open | Enrol and pay by 15 January to receive a 5% discount
Suitable for new and continuing students | Price includes 1 bag of clay, basic glazes and firing to enable completion of several projects across the term. Extra supplies can be purchased if needed.

See our full program of term, one and two day ceramic and pottery courses

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.