Wheel Throwing Beginners Taster
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All Inclusive Wheel Taster Class
A single class, designed to teach new students the basics of throwing on the wheel
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.
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.
What you will learn
- How to create simple bowl forms
- Basic wheel throwing
What you will get
- You will learn the basics of wheel throwing.
Please drive past the house to the white shed. Parking in front of shed.
What to bring
- Please bring an old towel.
What to wear
Wear old clothes as you will get messy. Please note, shoes must be worn in the studio at all times.
Beginners wanting to try hand building pottery and experienced potters needing studio facilities.
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.
Cancellations & Refunds
You are entitled to a full refund.
You’re welcome to send someone in your place.
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).