Northcote Pottery Supplies

Northcote Pottery Supplies

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Brunswick East, VIC

Wheel Throwing Saturday 9.30am-12pm

What to Bring

  • Towel and apron are essential.

What to Wear

  • This course is hands on, wear appropriate clothing. Covered shoes are a must.

Wheel Throwing Saturday 9.30am-12pm

About This Class

Class Schedule

  • Saturday 16 April - 21 May 9.30am-12pm (6 sessions)

What You Will Learn

  • How to centre clay on the wheel
  • How to throw and turn cylinder and bowl forms on the wheel
  • How to glaze and decorate your pieces

What You Get

  • The fundamental skills of throwing
  • Glazed and finished cylindrical and bowl forms to take home

Description

Learn the age-old technique of forming pots on the wheel with our experienced tutor Sarah Schembri. In this six week course (one class per week) you will learn the fundamental skills of wheel throwing. This will include centring clay on the wheel, throwing cylinder and bowl forms, and turning. You will also be introduced to a range of decorative techniques, including underglaze colours, glaze and tissue transfers. At the completion of the course you will have your own glazed pots and bowls to take home and use. This course is ideal for beginners. 

The cost of this course includes one bag of clay (buff stoneware), use of wheel and tools, firing, and materials for decorating and glazing. Our pottery supply shop stocks a wide variety of products you may wish to explore further and is open during business hours. This course will have a maximum of 10 students.

Please bring along your own towel and/or apron

Claire Johnson Tutor Profile

Claire Johnson has worked in the ceramic industry for the past 14 years. Having studied ceramics at Chisholm TAFE she went on to become a facilitator of children’s clay activities for Clayplay Inc as well as tutoring VCE students and groups with acquired brain injuries. She has worked for commercial manufacturers including Robert Gordon and Clayworks and has undertaken commissions from companies such as TXU and Heatmaster. Currently Claire is working in her own studio at the foot of Mt Dandenong creating a range of wheel thrown graphic pots. 

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May 2016
Wheel Throwing Saturday 9.30am-12pm - 16 Apr 2016 9:30 AM

Great class, learnt the basics, will be back.