5-Week Hand and Wheel Daytime Course

Have fun hand building or wheel-throwing on Thursdays, 11am to 1pm from 17th Nov

  • Starts 17 Nov
  • 320 Australian dollars
  • Le Studio Art Space and Gallery

Available spots


What We Offer

Discover the joys and mindful pleasure of throwing clay on a wheel or making hand-built vessels in this five-week course every Thursday from 11am to 1pm, starting the 17th November 2022. This is a perfect opportunity to make some personal hand-made gifts for Christmas! No experience needed - just patience. However, this short course is also perfectly suitable for intermediate potters who have done a pottery class or two and want to practise or refine their skills. What you will learn: - How to centre your clay on the wheel - Step-by-step throwing of simple vessel forms such as cylinders (the basis for all pots) - Ways to shape your pots - How to hand build vessels by pinching, coiling, slab rolling or moulding - How to finish your work by trimming. - How to glaze and prepare work for firing What's included: - Use of wheels and tools - Glazes - Clay What to bring (prepare to get messy!): - Towel - Apron - Enthusiasm - Suggest you wear casual / older clothes and closed-in shoes - clay can get messy! - Long nails not advised (sorry!) - Hair tie Extras: - Firing of your vessels at $10.50 per kilo - Vessels are fired twice (bisque and glaze firings) - Vessels are weighed after firing, making them lighter and stronger - You can use our tools or purchase your own tool pack from us Suitable for beginners as well as those who have done some basic wheel throwing before and want to develop techniques.


Cancellation Policy

REFUNDS / ABSENCE / TRANSFERS We DO NOT offer refunds or transfers if you change your mind. Please be sure you are able to commit to the class, course or workshop dates and times prior to booking. Our classes generally usually run at full capacity and therefore do not have the capacity to offer make-up classes. If you are unable to attend a class, please contact me at jacqui.louw@bigpond.com. In exceptional circumstances, we can make alternative arrangements, and offer you the unsupervised use of the Le Studio Artspace and Gallery studio for a few hours to make up a missed class. OoPs - One-off Pottery Studio reserves the right to cancel a class due to unforeseen circumstances such as insufficient enrolments, or (dare we say it) a pandemic. You will be notified prior to the class if cancellation of the class is deemed necessary and a pro-rata refund will be provided.


Contact Details

  • Le Studio Art Space and Gallery

    24-26 Crown Avenue, Mordialloc VIC 3195, Australia

    0439812967

    jacqui.louw@bigpond.com

Tel: 0439 812 967