Northcote Pottery Supplies

Northcote Pottery Supplies

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Brunswick East, VIC

Wheel Throwing Friday 6.30pm-9pm

What to Bring

  • Towel
  • Apron

What to Wear

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

Wheel Throwing Friday 6.30pm-9pm

About This Class

Class Schedule

  • Friday 15 April - 20 May 6.30pm-9pm (six 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. 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, 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

Ian Sigley Tutor Profile

Ian is a traveling artist from Houston, Texas where he studed ceramics and sculpture at the University of Houston. During his studies, Ians work was displayed in emerging artist shows and Pop up shops. Ian was a feature/demo artist for Empty Bowls Houston in 2013 where he made and donated 100 bowls. Currently, Ians work focuses on functionality with sculptural aesthetic; using a pastel palette and decorative stamping techniques.

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Mar 2016
Wheel Throwing Friday 6.30pm-9pm - 05 Feb 2016 6:30 PM

We learnt throwing, glazing and trimming methods. The highlight was definitely the throwing. An extra hour added to the class could have been beneficial or more one on one support from our teacher. The class felt rushed and for the cost I was disappointed with the amount of work I ended up with.