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Learn Pottery Wheel Throwing Beginner 3 Part Package

Class overview

Have you ever wanted to try pottery wheel throwing? This 3 part beginner package is for you. No experience required and all materials are included in the fees. This is a 3 part package for beginners to learn the basic principles of pottery wheel throwing. The package of classes occur over three consecutive weeks allowing enough time for your work to dry and be kiln fired. Over the three sessions you will be introduced to the process of making vessels on the pottery wheel from start to finish. You will have several completed functional vessels.

Session 1 (3 hours) | In this session students are introduced to the 3 principle steps of making ceramics on a pottery wheel : Preparing your clay, Centering your clay, Shaping your clay. You will learn through demonstration and hands on practise throwing simple cylinders.

Session 2 (2 hours) | You will return a week later for session 2, where you wil learn how to Trim and Turn the vessels you made in session 1. Your tutor can also show you some basic decorating techniques. After this session, we will fire your work in our kiln.

Session 3 (1 hour) | You return a week later for session 3, where you will glaze your fired vessels. We will let you know once your work is glaze fired and ready for collection (approximately 2 weeks later).

The 3 part session is $150 per person and this includes all your clay, firing your vessels and basic glazes.

What should I wear?

Wear closed-toe shoes and comfortable clothes you are relaxed about getting clay on. We suggest comfortable pants/trousers as you’ll sit close to the wheel as you throw.
Please ensure long hair is tied back, you take off jewellery and watches and remove any long necklaces, scarves etc from around your neck

What should I bring?

A sponge
Bring an apron and also an old towell (old bath towell or large hand towell)

What materials will be provided?

Included in the price is half a bag of clay each, kiln firing and and basic glazes to enable completion of several vessels.
You can also use our pottery tools.

Will my vessels be fired?

Yes, the will be bisque fired after session 2, and then glaze fired after session 3.

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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$150 Limited inc GST
Learn Pottery Wheel Throwing Beginner 3 Part Package

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Limited to 8 students | Runs over 3 consecutive weeks | Price includes all materials
$150 Limited inc GST
Learn Pottery Wheel Throwing Beginner 3 Part Package

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Limited to 8 students | Runs over 3 consecutive weeks | Price includes all materials
$150 Limited inc GST
Learn Pottery Wheel Throwing Beginner 3 Part Package

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Limited to 8 students | Runs over 3 consecutive weeks | Price includes all materials

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