From beginners to experienced potters, learn to improve your skills on the wheel or try your hand at sculpting or hand building.
When: Wednesday morning 9.30am - 12pm
What you will learn:
- How to knead your clay
- How to centre your clay on the wheel
- How to form cylinders
- How to create simple bowl forms
- How to turn your forms
- How to pull handles and attach them to cylinders to create coffee mugs, jugs etc.
- Basic glazing and decorating techniques
- Creating many different forms including casserole dishes, flatware such as plates and platters, and much much more.
CASUAL WEEKLY CLASS - Materials & Firing additional (For those of you who want to learn how to throw properly).
This includes all of the above and much, much more!
PLEASE NOTE: When choosing this option please be aware that you must purchase a block of clay ($20, which can be shared) and a beginners tool kit for $18. You will also need to return for further classes to complete your own pieces. If you choose this class and do not return to finish your own work it will be disposed of after 14 days.
Booking Essential for all classes: Phone (03) 97611336
Maximimum Class of 12 persons per session
Studio Address: 11 Lillypilly Lane, Kilyth Sth, 3137.
Class will be cancelled if less than 6 people are enrolled (this has never happened) in which case all payments will be refunded. All other deposits and class payments are non - refundable but will be held and transfered to another class of your choice assuming there is a vacancy for a term of 12 months from date of payment. Please also note that this class may not be suitable for children under 12 years of age due to needing to be a certain height to use of the wheel.
- How to knead and roll your clay
- Basic wheel throwing
- How to hand build simple forms
- A variety of basic skills using various tools to create various forms with clay.
- An old towel
Please wear old clothes as you will get messy. Please note that shoes must be worn in the studio at all times.
Beginners and more experienced students.
Vendor since 2014
We have set up our studio to bring together pottery and ceramics in a combined space and to be an affordable, fun place where anyone can come and enjoy creating with clay. Our studio is a place where there are very little rules except to respect your fellow artists, their work and the studio, to relax and learn that there is no end to the possibilities when working with clay..........
At SaJo Ceramics you can...
Join a casual pottery class or social pottery & ceramics session; take a workshop to have a go at the pottery wheel, take one of our 6 week courses to learn the basics of throwing, or just use our Melbourne studio facilities on a casual basis. Discover beautiful stoneware handmade tiles for a unique splashback or outdoor wall feature or make your own! Explore a huge catalogue of ceramic pieces to paint in both acrylic paints and fired finishes, made to order from vintage and modern bisque designs. Buy hand made tile blanks for your school or community project, ready for you to paint, carve or decorate, or just drop in and chat with fellow artists while enjoying a cuppa.