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Children & Clay School Holiday Program Age 5+

School Holiday Pottery


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Description

Two  classes one week apart must be completed in order for wet clay to dry and be fired ready for painting and glazing.

Glazed pieces will then be loaded into the kiln and glaze fired

Certificate of commendation awarded to all students at completion when work is ready for collection 2-3 weeks after school holiday end

All work to be collected before 18 May 2019 or management reserves the right to discard uncollected pieces

Any child with pre existing medical condition needs to speak with management prior to enrolling or child will not be accepted

Children & Clay

Clay is an expressive medium stimulating children’s imaginations. Children  of all ages enjoy the experience this medium provides when pounded, rolled, stretched and squelched. Working with clay improves dexterity, the firm nature of the clay allows hand and arm muscle groups to work in unison, whilst moulding and shaping pieces to their desired shape. 

Clay enables children the permanency of creation. Pieces can be created  to last forever & self esteem is boosted when a child experiences first hand, their creation being used. Children’s imaginations are stimulated through the use of clay as their minds are challenged to develop new ideas. Clay is an expressive medium which is ideal for enhancing development & holistic  learning.

Hand building

Children can design & make a plate, plaque or whatever their heart desires glazed and  decorated in their own individual style. Suitable 5+ years (two classes recommended).

Pottery Wheel Work

Children can create and decorate pieces using wheel throwing techniques. Work can be glazed and fired in the kiln for permanent use in the home or given to relatives & friends as a gift.Suitable 5+ years (two classes recommended)

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What you will learn
  • Working with clay improves dexterity, the firm nature of the clay allows hand and arm muscle groups to work in unison, whilst moulding and shaping pieces to their desired shape.
  • Children can design & make a plate, bowl, sculpture or whatever their heart desires glazed and decorated in their own individual style.
  • Children can create and decorate pieces using wheel throwing techniques.
What you will get
  • Smocks/Aprons provided
  • Small class setting to keep focus
  • Hand buiding & learning to use the Pottery Wheel
  • Pieces created will be kiln fired & ready to be collected approx 2-3 weeks after completion of program

What to bring
  • Just your child's enthusiasm!
  • Hand Towel
  • Apron or smock (optional)
What to wear

Please dress your child appropriately, in old clothes as clay can be messy. Long hair must be tied. NO THONGS OR SANDALS ALLOWED

Appropriate for

Age 5+


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Studio Artemis

Vendor since 2017

Studio Artemis was established in 2008 by Director and clay artist Kristin Miller. The studio was named after the Hellenic Goddess of the Moon, wild animals and wilderness. The Temple of Artemis in Turkey was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and became a safe refuge for many requiring sanctuary from the perils of life.

Like its fore bearer, Studio Artemis provides a supportive and nurturing space for people wanting to explore and experiment within the creative realm. Due to immense popularity ,the studio has continued to expand since its inception and relocated to a new and larger site in Huntingdale, Melbourne at the end of 2014. Quietly nestled near the popular Huntingdale shopping strip, Studio Artemis is easily accessed via the M1 (Monash Freeway), Dandenong Road and North Road routes.  

Studio Artemis conducts classes, private and group tuition and workshops all year round. The studio is large and caters for all abilities including sculpture, wheel throwing, hand building and Art Therapy. Studio Artemis welcomes all ages and abilities to visit their special and unique space where they pride themselves on the nurturing and enhancement of  the creative spirit in everyone.

Studio Artemis is an agent for Venco Australia. The studio specialises in the sale of new & secondhand Pottery Wheels and accessories. Studio Artemis has established itself as Australia's largest seller of refurbished Venco Pottery Wheels and also provides a pottery wheel rental service for those who would like to give the clay experience a try!

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Refund & Cancellation Policy

Studio Artemis requires 48 hours notice via email prior to the start of a class or event for a full refund or transfer.  Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. We do not offer refunds for missed classes. There are no fees for refunds or transfers. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email Studio Artemis to organise a refund or transfer

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Terms & Conditions

Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Studio Artemis or organised by Studio Artemis 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 Studio Artemis.

2.) PHOTO & VIDEO

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

3.) REFUNDS

Studio Artemis 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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Laura

15 July 2017 • Children & Clay School Holiday Program Age 5+

Excellent experience!