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

Ceramic Jewellery Making

Next Available: Sat, 06 Jul 11:30AM
4.5 hours x 2 Weeks
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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


Artful Dodgers Studios

Vendor since 2018

The Artful Dodgers Studios is an innovative  and creative space for young people aged 15-27.  Participants can work in a fully equipped art and music studio with experienced artists and musicians to develop creative skills, connect with other artists and get involved in public projects, gigs and exhibitions.

We are a not-for-profit program.  

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