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Wednesday Night Wheel Throwing

4 weeks- Learn to throw on the pottery wheel

Over 50 people have attended this class


A 4-week crash course, once a week, designed to give you an overview of the ceramic process.  In week one and two we will be throwing on the pottery wheel, week  3 we will trim all the pots we've made and in week four we will glaze everything. This is an ALL COST INCLUDED course. ie All your tools, clay, decorating slips, glazes and firings are included in the price of your course.

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What you will learn

  • You will attempt the basics of throwing : Wedging centering, and pulling up in the first few weeks, creating cyclindrical pots. Following this you will learn basic trimming ,cleaning up the bottom of your pots. more throwing techniques will be taught allowing you to create bowls and these will also be trimmed at the leather hard stage creating a foot ring on each if desired. A variety of decorating processes will be incorporated and finally you will glaze all you pieces. s

What you will get

  • Between 6 to 12 glazed pots and a sense of achievement

What to bring

  • Your enthusiasm! first and bring a towel and apron/oldshirt too

What to wear

Casual (Warning: this might get messy) Dress warmly in the winter months. It can get cold on the mountain

Appropriate for

Adults wanting to learn something new

Muddy Girl Studio

98 Reviews

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.  

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5.0 (6 reviews)
28 April 2021Wednesday Night Wheel Throwing
Absolutely loved this class and it exceeded my expectations. Claire is a fabulous teacher, so welcoming and she made learning fun & interactive. Would highly recommend to anyone wanting to learn a new skill or have some fun. Go for it
28 March 2021Wednesday Night Wheel Throwing
Claire really takes the time to teach you and show you the ropes. If you need assistance she will guide you through what to do. This has been a great class and I’ve loved trying something new.
05 March 2021Wednesday Night Wheel Throwing
Love this very hands on learning experience So much fun getting hands muddy!
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Refund Policy

Muddy Girl Studio requires 48 hours notice via email prior to the start of a class or event for a full refund or transfer.  . We do not offer refunds for missed classes.

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Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions

By proceeding with a booking  you agree to:


Take full responsibility for any damages to property or personal injuries which may occur whilst participating in classes and/or events organized by Muddy Girl Studio


Muddy Girl Studio requires 48 hours' notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. 


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

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