Wine & Design: Throw day! Special Offer
from AU$75.00

Wine & Design: Throw day!

A fun way to end your week!

Next Available: Fri, 16 Dec 6:00PM (AEDT)
(Private Dates Available)
2 hours
Over 250 people have attended this class

Description

Want to have a little fun to help you wind down at the end of the week?  Or have you always wanted to try your hand at the pottery wheel and make a creation to use at home? This casual one-off class is just for you.  

Our ever-popular teacher, EJ, will definitely make this a fun and relaxing night for you!  She will guide you through how to use the pottery wheel, give you a solid understanding of the throwing process and provide expert tuition on making a vessel or two for you to glaze... all in one fun-filled night!

The class fee includes a glass of wine on arrival, tuition, materials, glazes and firing of two pieces.


COLLECTING YOUR WORK:

Once your piece/s have been glaze fired (usually within 2-3 weeks of your class), you can come pick them up.  


Your Teacher

EJ is a Sydney based artist born in 'the good Korea'. She studied her Honours majoring sculpture at the Sydney College of the Arts. She's recently shown her sculptures at the 541 Art space, The Other Art fair, Kerry Lowe Gallery, Australian Ceramics Triennale in Hobart and a solo show with Electrofringe. Her practice is experimental and cross disciplinary, combining different mediums such as performance, video and ceramics. She wasn’t always interested with wheel throwing, it was only when she had a humbling experience learning complexity of wheel throwing. She vividly dreamt of wheel throwing, waking up in confusion as her hands were clean and dry. 


PLEASE NOTE when booking a class with MakerSpace &company you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions:

Student age 

MakerSpace is an 18+ facility, and our classes and facilities are designed for adults.

The reality is that MakerSpace is simply not set up to accommodate children. For further information please click here:  http://makerspace.org.au/book-classes/faq/

Disabled access 

Unfortunately our new space cannot offer suitable wheelchair access. We are currently working on improving our facilities to make them accessible for all. 

Parking

We have very limited parking spaces on Gerald Street so if you're driving here please allow time to look for parking on our street or nearby streets. 


Students must wear covered shoes, have long hair tied back and wear appropriate safety gear when using equipment.  All students will be shown how to use appropriate PPE (personal protective equipment).

 MakerSpace &company and its tutors will provide training in how to use all equipment and relevant machinery and tools to students during the course.  It is essential that no equipment or machinery be used while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

 While all care will be taken, it is the responsibility of the student to follow all instructions and use all the equipment in a safe and responsible manner.

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What you will learn

  • Knowledge of pottery wheels and how to use them
  • An understanding of the processes involved in creating ceramic pieces
  • How to make a piece (or two) ready to be fired

What you will get

  • Expert tuition from an expert coach.

What to bring

  • Just your enthusiasm!

What to wear

Casual (Warning: this might get messy)

Appropriate for

Open to everyone interested!


MakerSpace & Company

4.9
(441 Reviews)

A place for people to make things

Our agenda is to build a culture of innovation and excellence in Australian design, whilst strengthening the local community by bringing people together.

We are a place for locals to participate in the culture of making, and for visitors to experience the best in Australian Design across furniture, ceramics, metalwork, woodwork, industrial design and more.

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4.9 (30 reviews)
Travisrated it
04 Nov 2022
Really fun evening, great teacher and a fun time all round.
Lizarated it
04 Nov 2022
Such a fun activity to do with your friends and/or family! The teacher was very kind and helpful. Highly recommend :)
Ariellerated it
21 Oct 2022
I throughly enjoyed my time. I was just getting better towards the end so I would have loved an extra hour but I guess that how they make you come back. Plus if you weren’t enjoying it 2 hours works well. I can’t wait to use my bowls ;)
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Cancellations & Refunds

If the organiser cancels the class:

You are entitled to a transfer or credit note.

If you can't attend the class:

  • A refund can be requested 5 days before class starts. An admin fee of AU$25.00 applies.
  • A transfer can be requested anytime before the class starts. Free of charge.
  • A credit note can be requested anytime before the class starts. Free of charge.

No changes will be allowed after these times.

We recommend the refund upgrade option upon checkout in case you’re not able to attend the class. Learn more about refund upgrade option.

Terms & Conditions

Kids in classes: MakerSpace classes are designed for adults. Kids aged 14-17 can book this class on the condition that an accompanying adult also participates - which means booking two places. If you have questions about kids in the workshop, please read this.

 Terms and Conditions: All students must read and agree to our full Terms and Conditions, you can find them here.

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