Thursday Evening Pottery
from AU$40.00

Thursday Evening Pottery

Specifically for beginner students.

Next Available: Thu, 08 Dec 6:00PM (AEDT)
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2 hours 30 minutes
Over 100 people have attended this class

Description

Choose your class:


All Inclusive Wheel Taster Class

A single class, designed to teach new students the basics of throwing on the wheel

When: Thursday Evening 6pm to 8.30pm

What you will learn:

  • How to centre your clay on the wheel
  • How to form cylinders
  • How to create simple bowl forms

When you choose this class you get to skip most of the technical stuff and will get away with not having to knead your clay or finish your pieces. We will have the clay all prepared for you and will teach you the basics of throwing and help you to make a few basic forms.  Then, all you need to do is come back and pick up your masterpieces approximately four weeks later.

All materials and firing are included in the class price.  Sajo Ceramics Staff will finish your pieces for you after the class (trim, clear glaze and fire).  You will be able to select your 6 best pieces for finishing at the conclusion of class.


CASUAL WEEKLY CLASS: NEW STUDENT 

Want to do an ongoing pottery class but need a bit of flexibility? Then these classes are for you! 

Ideal for beginner potters, this class is structured to help you learn to improve your skills on the wheel or try your hand at sculpting or hand building. Come along and enjoy a fun and relaxed class while learning new skills.

Pottery tools, materials and firing are additional. Complimentary tea, coffee and chilled water is available.

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: RETURNING STUDENT

An ongoing class (as above) for students returning weekly.


HAND BUILDING & GLAZING SESSIONS

These classes are available at the same times as our wheel classes, but you will need to book these in through the Hand Building and Glazing specific class listings -OR- select the Monday Night class.



- Bookings Essential -

Book online or phone (03) 97611336

Studio Address: 11 Lillypilly Lane, Kilsyth South, VIC 3137



PLEASE NOTE:

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 transferred 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 14 years of age due to needing to be a certain height to use the wheel.

All work from this class will be kept at the Studio for a period of 3 months, after which time, any uncollected items will be disposed of.

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What you will learn

  • How to knead your clay
  • How to create simple cylinder and bowl forms
  • How to pull handles and attach them to cylinders to create coffee mugs, jugs etc

What you will get

  • Basic skills on the pottery wheel
  • A fun experience shared with others
  • Marvelus creations made by you
Parking Info

Please drive past the house to the white shed.  Parking in front of shed.


What to bring

  • Please bring an old towel (full bath size, please no hand towels).

What to wear

Wear old clothes as you will get messy


SaJo Ceramics

4.9
(264 Reviews)

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.

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4.9 (16 reviews)
Carolyn rated it
01 Dec 2022
A great relaxed class and a lovely enthusiastic teacher. A great reentry to my ceramics journey. Thank you
Kimrated it
30 Sep 2022
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Damarisrated it
01 Sep 2022
I haven't done pottery since secondary school, but always wanted to come back to it. My daughter and I attend together, in our busy lives this is our time together. We love it, our teacher is so patient and encouraging . We have a really good laugh and both feel so relaxed and happy after class. We both can't wait for our weekly pottery class. First week we both produced some on pottery , our second week we have gained more experience and skills. Great studio with everything you want. Such a positive experience.. highly recommend.
SaJo Ceramics 14 Sep 2022

What a special time for you and your daughter to share, we are thrilled you have chosen to spend this time hear with us! Thanks for your lovely words Damaris :)

If you have a spare moment, we would love a review on Google too! https://g.page/r/CfqofbxPQIe8EAg/review

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Cancellations & Refunds

If the organiser cancels the class:

You are entitled to a full refund.

If you can't attend the class:

You’re welcome to send someone in your place.

OR

You may cancel anytime before class starts and claim a full refund or transfer.

We recommend the refund upgrade option upon checkout in case you’re not able to attend the class. Learn more about refund upgrade option.

Terms & Conditions

Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at SaJo Ceramics or organised by SaJo Ceramics must agree to these terms and conditions.

1.) LIABILITY WAIVER

I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by SaJo Ceramics.

2.) PHOTO & VIDEO

I agree to give SaJo Ceramics unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at SaJo Ceramics classes and events or on SaJo Ceramics's premises. (For use of SaJo Ceramics marketing materials).

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