This workshop is suited to anyone interested in creating functional items not on the pottery wheel. No experience necessary.
Hand forming techniques will be demonstrated including how to roll out clay to create small plates, pinch pots, trays & spoons using a variety of stoneware clays & incorporating texture. Clay & tools are provided.
All Items will be fired twice. Items will be glazed by the teacher - and will be food safe. Students will be notified when work is ready to be collected.
A light lunch will be provided.
Please note that there has been an increase in price for classes commencing from March onwards due to firing and glazing costs.
** The Studio is a comfortable working space with air conditioning complete with showroom**
- How to work your clay into organic, free formed functional platters, pinch bowls, spoons.
- How to incorporate texture and apply surface decoration.
- How to create hand formed, organic pieces which can be used in the home.
- Light lunch provided. Tea/Coffee.
- A set of your creations made on the day. Students will be notified once work has been glazed and ready to collect.
- Please bring a towel and an apron.
Casual comfortable clothes.
No experience necessary, all ages welcome, no skills needed.
Vendor since 2017
Sarah Schembri is a Melbourne Ceramic Artist who is passionate about creating functional, tactile and visually appealing ceramics, particularly tableware. Being a lover of cooking and food in general, she is most interested in making pieces that are a pleasure to use in the home, pieces which are not only visually appealing but also functional & tactile.
“There is something quite special about using pieces that are handmade - the experience and food taste better. This is a feeling that I think about when I'm creating, it's part of the experience I want to share with others.” - Sarah