Handbuilding Class (Returning Student)
from AU$40.00

Handbuilding Class (Returning Student)

Returning casual students only.

Next Available: Wed, 28 Feb 9:30AM (AEDT)
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2 hours 30 minutes
Over 100 people have attended this class

Description

Handbuilding Class (Returning Student)

Designed for returning students, this casual class focuses on creating handbuilt ceramics, including techniques such as slab rolling, coiling, and sculpture.

Our experience teachers will help you to continue developing your pottery skills in this casual class for ongoing students. We do not operate on a fixed term schedule. Casual classes are completely flexible. Attend classes as often as you like, on any day you wish! Enjoy the relaxed and social atmosphere of our studio alongside other students at a range of levels from beginners to potters with many years of experience.

First time students will be encouraged to book in for a Handbuilding Beginners Taster class to introduce them to the wonderful world of handbuilt ceramics.

Please note: this is a class designed for adults, and we do not allow bookings for children under the age of 16.

This class does not included access to the pottery wheel.

Returning students must provide their own clay and tools, and firing is additional, charged at $10 per kilo.

What you will learn:

  • Wedging and preparing your clay
  • How to create and use coils
  • How to roll and shape slabs
  • How to create sturdy joins
  • How to use basic forms to build sculptures
  • How to pull handles and attach them to cylinders to create coffee mugs, jugs etc.
  • Basic glazing and decorating techniques; A selection of underglazes and dipping glazes are provided!
  • Creating many different forms including casserole dishes, flatware such as plates and platters, and much, much more.

What to bring:

Bring your own clay, tools, and towel. Although clay washes out easily, we recommend wearing clothes you don’t mind getting dirty, or you can bring an apron! Shoes are also required at all times in the studio for safety reasons.

Parking Info

Please drive right past the house to the long white shed.  Park in front of the shed.

Classes often book out, so book early to avoid disappointment. On rare occasions, classes may be cancelled if there are not enough students booked in – ensure you are booked in to avoid showing up to closed doors! We will contact students directly to reschedule cancelled classes.

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What you will learn

  • Handbuilding Clay

What you will get

  • Learn multiple techniques to further your handbuilding skills
Parking Info

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


What to bring

  • Returning students must provide their own clay and tools, and firing is additional, charged at $10 per kilo.

What to wear

Although clay washes out easily, we recommend wearing clothes you don’t mind getting messy in! Shoes are also required at all times in the studio for safety reasons.

Appropriate for

Please note: this is a class designed for adults, and we do not allow bookings for children under the age of 16.


SaJo Ceramics

4.9
(539 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 (10 reviews)
Belindarated it
08 Feb 2024
Fun supportive atmoshere
Charmainerated it
15 Nov 2023
Had my first hand building class today and absolutely loved it!! Peter the teacher was awesome! Very patient and had great hints and tips. The atmosphere was fun and friendly and I would recommend this studio for classes to anyone wanting to give it a go.
Brettrated it
10 Nov 2023
I love the flexibility in being able to book classes when it suits you whether it's fortnightly or weekly or different days of week a great way to be creative.
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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

  • A transfer can be requested anytime before the class starts. Free of charge.

No changes will be allowed after these times.

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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