Ceramic Planter Workshop using Slabs

Next Available: Sun, 18 Feb 1:00PM
3.0 hours


This workshop is suited to anyone interested in creating a hand formed organic planter using slabs. No experience necessary.

Hand forming techniques will be demonstrated including how to roll out clay , incorporating texture and constructing layers to form a Planter. A mixture of stoneware clays will be offered & tools are also provided. Students can make up to 2 planters on the day.

There is an additional firing & glaze fee ($25) for those wishing to have their work glazed and fired. This includes firing the work twice which the studio/teacher will do. Students will be notified via email when work is ready to be collected.

A light lunch will be provided as well as drinks. 

Please wear closed shoes in the studio. 

The Studio is a comfortable working space with air conditioning complete with showroom.

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What you will learn
  • How to incorporate texture and apply surface decoration.
  • How to create hand formed pieces using a mixture of organic stoneware clays in a variety of colours
  • How to roll out Slabs
What you will get
  • Light lunch provided. Drinks
  • Up to 2 Planters per student. Studentswill be notified once work has been glazed and ready to collect.

What to bring
  • Please bring a towel and an apron.
What to wear

Casual comfortable clothes. Closed toe shoes please!

Appropriate for

No experience necessary, 15 years and over, no skills needed.


Sarah Schembri Ceramics

Vendor sincce 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 

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Terms & Conditions

If you are unable to attend the course and need to cancel please give us at least 72 hours notice via email so we can offer the space to someone else. 

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