2019 06 04 23 9e009480 6950 0137 31c4 063bd7b5133d

Ceramic Jewellery Making


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Description

This workshop will run on 2 consecutive Saturdays.


Learn the art of making handmade ceramic jewellery in a 2 week intensive. You will learn the processes of crafting delicate pieces of clay using hand building and decorative techniques into one of a kind, ornate charms.


Week 1


- Introduction to the studio

- Introduction to my practice with handmade earrings and pendants also with examples of ceramic, handmade jewellery

- introduction to clay, underglazes and the tools we will be using

- demo on slab building and preparing your clay for making shapes

- Participants design shapes and cut stencils out of paper

- Demo on cutting out shapes and some joining techniques

- Participants cut shapes and add holes

- Clean and pack up.


Week 2


- Introduction to decorating techniques

- Demo on decorating

- Participants decorate their work

- Work is prepared for a bisque firing

- Clean and pack up

Aprons will be provided.  Please bring a towel and wear comfortable clothes that get dirty. 

Pieces can be collected 3 -4 week after the course finishes.

No prior experience needed.  Perfect for beginners.

2 x 4.5hour sessions 


After completing the course, participants will have the option to continue making work in our self-guided open studio sessions and will have the option to get their work fired in our kilns.


Course tutor:

This course will be facilitated by Emily Hassel. 

Emily is a Melbourne based ceramicist whose work involves detailed illustration depicting female archetypes in an elemental universe. Emily is an experienced potter who has been working with clay obsessively for the past 4 years. She currently works on the wheel and also uses hand-building techniques to create vases, cups, and other forms. Emily sells her work online, at markets and will be exhibiting her work soon   For images click here  

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What you will learn
  • Basic Ceramic theory, decorating with glazes, how to stain clay
What you will get
  • Finished pieces of jewellery

What to bring
  • towel
What to wear

Casual clothing

Appropriate for

Beginners, adults


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Artful Dodgers Studios

Vendor since 2018


Little Woods Studio is the open-to-the-public offshoot of the Artful Dodgers Studios, a not-for-profit art and music space providing holistic support  for disadvantaged young people. All profits made from workshops held at Little Woods go towards helping fund the Artful Dodgers.


We are a welcoming and inclusive creative hub whose aim is to nurture both the flourishing of individual creative passions and the growing of connected community.




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