Try the Wheel
A fun session for adults where you will attempt the basics of throwing on the pottery wheel. All tools and clay are included You may choose to have your work trimmed glazed and fired by one of our technicians for a cost of $10 per piece. Allow aprox 4 weeks until your work is ready for collection.
What you will learn
- You will attempt the basics of throwing : Wedging centering, and pulling up.
What you will get
- All tools and clay are included as well as afternoon tea, You will create several small pieces that you may choose to have finished by our technician and fired. (at an additional cos)
What to bring
- A large towel and an apron or old shirt too
What to wear
Casual (Warning: this might get messy)
Open to everyone interested! especially complete beginners
Vendor since 2019
Muddy Girl Studio is the ceramic studio of potter and teacher Claire Johnson. It is a boutique style school, set in an idylic location at the foot of the Dandenong . We only run small classes with a maximum of six students ensuring you get the attention needed to grasp the fundementals of throwing on the pottery wheel. The current team consist of two teachers Claire and Alli and our assistant Maria and well as several dedicated volunteers.
Claire has worked in the ceramic industry for the past 20 years. Initially working as facilitator of children’s clay activities for Clayplay Inc. She worked for commercial manufacturers such as Robert Gordon Australia and Clayworks Potters Supply as a technician and has undertaken freelance commissions from companies such as TXU and Heatmaster. She worked for Northcote Pottery Supplies in their education program for six years before setting up her own school in her home studio.
Muddy Girl Studio 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 Muddy Girl Studio to organise a refund or transfer