Clayworks Potters Supply

Pottery Throwing

Beginners Throwing Course

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In a friendly , encouraging environment learn the basic skills required to throw a range of forms on the pottery wheel, including:

* The nature of clay and its preparation for the wheel

*Centring clay and preparing for throwing

* Throwing cylinders, which are the basic shape for most forms made on the wheel

* Simple decoration and glaze application

We aim for each student to have their own piece of fired pottery to take home.

The course is intended for beginners with little or no pottery experience.

It is a 6 session course each lasting 2 1/2 hours run on Saturday mornings.  Each student receives a tool kit that is theirs to keep.  Included in the course fee are pottery clay, underglazes, glazes and firing.

All you need to bring is your enthusiasm, but remember to wear closed shoes and cloths that can get a little messy.

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What you will learn
  • Students will develop an understanding of the process of throwing forms on the wheel and have developed a range of skills.
What you will get
  • We expect that on completing the course every student will have one or more decorated and fired pots that they have created. They will also keep the basic tool kit provided at the start of the course.
Parking Info

Ample parking available on site

What to bring
  • Clayworks will provide all of the tools, clay, underglazes, glazes, firing, aprons and towels. Just bring your enthusiasm.
What to wear

Please wear comfortable, cloths that can get a little messy, we prefer that you wear closed in shoes.

Appropriate for

The course is for people beginning their pottery journey with little or no experience.

The Instructor

Manjula has been teach pottery for over four years she is extremely inclusive and encouraging and has an extensive knowledge of pottery.

Clayworks offers an exciting range of Pottery Throwing, Hand Building, Glaze and Mold Making courses suitable for beginners to experienced potters.  We have been offering courses, workshops and professional development for over 20 years.  All our instructors are experienced professionals and we only run small classes to ensure personalised attention to each participant.  Clayworks is one of Australia's leading manufacturers of pottery clay, glazes, underglazes and tools which we supply throughout the country, as well as, around the world.  Conveniently located, 3 kms from East Link, Clayworks is the ideal location to start your pottery journey.

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Refund & Cancellation Policy

Clayworks Potters Supply Pty Ltd requires 48 hours notice via email prior to the start of a class or event for a full refund or transfer. Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. We do not offer refunds for missed classes. There are no fees for refunds or transfers. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email Clayworks Potters Supply Pty Ltd to organise a refund or transfer

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Terms & Conditions

Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Clayworks Potters Supply Pty Ltd or organised by Clayworks Potters Supply Pty Ltd must agree to these terms and conditions.


I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by Clayworks Potters Supply Pty Ltd.


I agree to give Clayworks Potters Supply Pty Ltd unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Clayworks Potters Supply Pty Ltd classes and events or on Clayworks Potters Supply Pty Ltd’s premises. (For use of Clayworks Potters Supply Pty Ltd marketing materials).


Clayworks Potters Supply Pty Ltd requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. 


In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.

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15 March 2020 • Pottery Throwing

The Team at Clayworks offer a great introduction to wheel throwing. Lots of techniques to be learnt and fun to be had. A really great course. Thank you to you all!!