Open Wheel Course - 8 weeks
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This is an OPEN 8 week course, suited to complete beginners or those with more experience and would like to build on their existing skills. This class encourages individual development and learning. Students will be able to glaze work throughout the term, with all work glazed on week 8. This course is taught by Sarah Schembri.
Includes: 1 x 10kg bag of stoneware clay, tools and firing
Duration: 2.5 hours x 8 classes
Experience: No experience required
Bring: An apron and towel to each class.
Wear: Clothes that can get dirty – this class is hands on. Closed shoes are essential.
Collection of work: Students will be emailed when their work is ready for collection, generally 2-3 weeks after the term has finished (work to be collected within 2 weeks of notification).
Cost: $510 (before booking, please read the terms and conditions for this course). Additional clay can be purchased at $11 per kilo should you use all your bag.
Missed Classes: We cannot promise make up classes for any missed classes during the term. If a wheel becomes available we may offer you a space however this is not guaranteed.
Cancellations & Transfer Policy
Bookings cancelled up to 14 days prior to the class will be refunded in full or transferred to a later date less an admin fee.
Bookings cancelled 7 days or less before the class will be refunded (less 20% admin fee) 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)
What you will learn
- Beginners – learn how to centre clay and make basic forms such as small cylinders and bowls
- Experienced Students – expand and develop throwing skills making larger forms.
- Experiment with carving, tissue transfers. As well as glazing – the studio has various stoneware glazes to experiment with.
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.
- Tea & Coffee.
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 bring
- Please bring a towel and an apron.
What to wear
Must wear covered/closed shoes. Comfortable clothing.
Beginner or Intermediate level students
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
Cancellations & Refunds
You are entitled to a full refund.
You’re welcome to send someone in your place.
- A refund can be requested 14 days before class starts. Free of charge.
- A transfer can be requested 2 days before the class starts. Free of charge.
- A credit note can be requested 14 days 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
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