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Throwing Bowls Workshop

Throwing Bowls


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Description

This workshop is suited to all levels of wheel throwers interested in learning how to create bowls on the Wheel.


* Important - You must have experience on the wheel, this workshop is not designed for those who have never been on the wheel. You must know how to centre clay & completed at least a beginner level course to get the full benefit of this workshop.


This Workshop will be over 2 days.


Day 1 - Saturday ~ Creating on the wheel

10.00am - 3.00pm

10.00 - 10.30 Welcome over coffee & refreshments.

10.30 Workshop begins by looking at different bowls and getting ideas.


Day 2 - Sunday ~ Trimming & Decoration 

11.00am - 3.00pm

Workshop begins with demonstration on trimming then students have the remainder of the time to complete their pieces.

Tissue transfers available for students to use. 


Light lunch provided both days. Coffee & Tea.


Further detail:

- This workshop is designed for students to work at their own pace on their own creations with one on one guidance and assistance. 

- Clay's & tools provided. You are welcome to bring in your own tools. Clay supplied is a Stoneware off white throwing Clay which is used in Sarah's education program. A dark stoneware clay will also be available for those interested. Stains will be on offer for those wishing to colour clay. 

- Pieces will be bisque fired. Students will be notified when work is ready to be collected, approximately 2-4 weeks after.

- Glazing is not covered in this workshop. Optional glazing and firing services can be arranged at an additional charge. Please see Sarah on the day.

- A minimum of 5 people for this class to go head. 


The Studio is a comfortable working space with air conditioning complete with studio shop, EFT facilities.

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What you will learn
  • How to create bowls on the wheel
  • How to trim & decorate bowls, turning a foot.
What you will get
  • Creations made on the day after they have been fired & optional glazing.
  • Learn new techniques they can take away and use in their own studio.
  • Light lunch, tea & coffee.
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 bring
  • Please bring a towel and an apron.
What to wear

Comfortable casual clothes & closed in footwear.

Appropriate for

Everyone interested in learning how to make bowls. Must have previous wheel experience & know how to centre clay


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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Refund & Cancellation Policy

Cancellations & Transfer Policy

Bookings cancelled up to 7 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)


Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Sarah Schembri Ceramics Pty Ltd or organised by Sarah Schembri Ceramics Pty Ltd 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 Sarah Schembri Ceramics Pty Ltd .

2.) PHOTO & VIDEO

I agree to give Sarah Schembri Ceramics Pty Ltd unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Sarah Schembri Ceramics Pty Ltd classes and events or on Sarah Schembri Ceramics Pty Ltd 's premises. (For use of Sarah Schembri Ceramics Pty Ltd marketing materials).

3.) REFUNDS

Sarah Schembri Ceramics Pty Ltd requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. 

4.) CANCELLATIONS

In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.

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Terms & Conditions

Cancellations & Transfer Policy

  1. Bookings cancelled up to 7 days prior to the class will be refunded in full or transferred to a later date less an admin fee.
  2. 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)


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