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Introduction to Hand Building Workshop


Next Available: Sun, 17 Nov 1:00PM
3.0 hours
Book Now (http://weteachme.com/l/tVdeGqEr)

Description

This workshop is suited to anyone interested in creating functional items not on the pottery wheel. 


No experience necessary.


Hand building techniques will be demonstrated including: 

- how to roll out clay to create small plates, pinch pots, trays & spoons

- how to use a variety of stoneware clays & incorporate 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 approximately 3 weeks after.


Enjoy a glass of wine or non alcoholic beverage and some cheese whilst learning how to hand build in a relaxed studio environment. 


The Studio is a comfortable working space with heating & air conditioning, complete with showroom


Cancellations & Transfer Policy

  1. Bookings cancelled up to 10 days prior to the function will be refunded in full or transferred to a later date at no cost. 
  2. Bookings cancelled 10 days or less before the function will be refunded (less 20% surcharge) if the vacancy can be resold at full price. If not resold the purchase price is forfeited. Alternatively, you are welcome to transfer your ticket to another person (please advise name of alternate within 24 hours of function)
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What you will learn
  • 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.
What you will get
  • A set of your creations made on the day. Students will be notified once work has been glazed and ready to collect.
  • Grazing platter, a glass of wine & non-alcoholic beverages.
Parking Info

Please also note, that if you are driving you cannot park on Kent St as it’s permit only, try St David St or Moor St. 


What to wear

Casual comfortable clothes and closed in footwear.

Appropriate for

No experience necessary. Children welcome if accompanied by an adult. Minimum age for children is 8yrs.


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 

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Terms & Conditions

Cancellations & Transfer Policy

  1. Bookings cancelled up to 10 days prior to the function will be refunded in full or transferred to a later date at no cost. 
  2. Bookings cancelled 10 days or less before the function will be refunded (less 20% surcharge) if the vacancy can be resold at full price. If not resold the purchase price is forfeited. Alternatively, you are welcome to transfer your ticket to another person (please advise name of alternate within 24 hours of function)

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Linda

20 August 2019 • Introduction to Hand Building Workshop

Loved this class, it was relaxed and fun with lots of creativity and ideas shared around the class. Great way to spend an afternoon. Sarah provides beautiful cheeses, share platter and a range of drinks in a lovely space.

Katya

20 August 2019 • Introduction to Hand Building Workshop

Really fun day, Sarah is a great teacher and the class is held in her beautiful studio. Great to learn something new and I’d like to do another class soon!

Kylie

20 June 2019 • Introduction to Hand Building Workshop

I thoroughly enjoyed Sarah's hand building workshop. It was a lovely, relaxed, inspiring, productive experience. I loved the pieces I made and found Sarah's advice to be spot on. Not to mention the food platter! Fantastic <3

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