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Intro to Small Ceramic Sculptures

Learn how to design and make ceramic sculptures!

Next Available: Sun, 12 Dec 1:00PM (AEDT)
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2 hours
Over 10 people have attended this class

Description

Learn how to make small ceramic sculptures with Aoife Billings in this two hour class. Ideal for beginners, making holiday gifts and those interested in trying out ceramics! Aoife will bring you through basic clay techniques specifically for small sculpture making, and help you design and create!

You will learn:

-The clay process 

-How to use clay to make a sculpture 

-How to use underglazes to decorate


This particular class has a capacity of up to 10 students, and is an introductory version of the four week series of Small Ceramic Sculptures which begins again in February.  The ticket price covers materials and firing, nothing extra to pay! 


Collection of work:

Your pieces will be fired and glazed by Aoife. You can pick up your pieces before the Holidays from Pink Ember Studio during shop hours (11am-4pm) on the 17th, 18th or 19th of December, or in the new year.


Covid Safety:

In accordance with government requirements, all students must be double vaccinated to attend. Proof of vaccination will be required on the first day of class during check in. Refunds will not be issued if students are not able to prove vaccination status.


Your Teacher:

Aoife Billings (she/her) is a Narrm (Melbourne) based ceramist and painter. She has been teaching art workshops for various councils and at her own studio for over seven years. She is the workshop manager at Pink Ember Studio, a queer- run not-for-profit studio, shop, gallery and workshop venue she founded in Coburg with three other artists during 2018.

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What you will learn

  • Beginner's techniques for ceramic sculpture
  • Painting with underglaze
  • Basic ceramic theory

What you will get

  • Zine with hints and tips for ceramics
  • Small sculptures made by you!
Parking Info

Free on street parking on Stock St


What to bring

  • Drink bottle
  • Mess clothes or smock
  • Small hand towel/wash cloth

What to wear

Mess clothes

Appropriate for

All ages 8+ (attendees under 16 must be accompanied by an adult)


Aoife Billings

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Aoife Billings (she/her) is a Narrm (Melbourne) based ceramist and painter. She has been teaching art workshops for various councils and at her own studio for over seven years. She is the workshop manager at Pink Ember Studio, a queer-run, not-for-profit studio, shop, gallery and workshop venue she founded in Coburg with three other artists during 2018.

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Refund Policy

Aoife Billings requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund/exchange for in person workshops. 7 days notice for online workshops. Please email aoifebillings@gmail.com to organise a refund.

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Terms & Conditions


Policy (terms and conditions for you)

  1.  LIABILITY WAIVE -  Aoife Billings will not be responsible for any damage, loss or theft incurred to personal property brought into the premises.
  2. PHOTO & VIDEO - I agree to give Aoife Billings unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at classes and events or on the premises. (Let us know on the day if you don’t want to be photographed)
  3.  REFUNDS -Aoife Billings requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund/exchange. Please email aoifebillings@gmail.com to organise a refund.
  4. CANCELLATIONS - In the unlikely event that a class is cancelled, participants will be notified via email and entitled to a full refund or credit. If the customer cancels within 48 hours prior to the workshop they will be entitled to transfer their ticket to another day, this privilege will only be applied once for each customer. After this allowance, they will only receive half a refund if they again cancel within 48 hours prior. Customers may allocate someone else to come instead (you can sell your ticket to them). Please notify us of this.
  5. BEHAVIOUR - If a participant's behaviour is racist, homophobic, transphobic, sexist, abusive, violent, threatening or discriminatory, Aoife Billings has the right to ask such person/persons to leave the premises immediately.


Our part of the customer service policy

 

  • To provide a safe, clean, supportive, creative environment in which to learn and develop your craft.
  • To provide individual attention as much as possible to each participant, making sure you are getting the most out of your workshop experience.
  • We will be on time and attentive
  • We will endeavour to respond to customer enquiries or complaints within 24 hours
  • If for any reason we have to cancel a class, we will provide the customer with a full refund or credit to attend another workshop.
  • Customer complaints will be taken very seriously. If you are unsatisfied in anyway please do not hesitate to let us know. By filling out our consumer survey at the end of the lesson you will be helping us greatly in adjusting our service delivery to the needs of our valued customers.

 Disability access

Wheelchair access to our studio will be available. If a customer requires an assistant such as a disability support worker, or sign language interpreter, they are welcome to bring them to the workshop without additional cost.

 

 

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