Mon, 05 Feb|
Not Yet Perfect Pottery Studio
Wheel Throwing Foundations (4 Week Course)
Time & Location
05 Feb 2024, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Not Yet Perfect Pottery Studio, 58 Duncraig Rd, Applecross WA 6153, Australia
About the event
Wheel Throwing Foundations (4 week Course)
Wheel Throwing foundations is a 4 week course designed to cater to the absolute beginner and those who have been throwing for some time, and would like to revisit the foundations.
The preparation time taken to create beautiful ceramics is an integral part of the process, and has a significant impact on your finished wares.
While we all love getting to the end product, embracing the slow, and paying attention to the details will greatly transform your work.
Over the four weeks we will cover the following components-
Week 1- Clay preparation, Wedging, Centring & Coning
Week 2- Making Cylinders, Clay recycling
Week 3- Making Cylinders & Vessels
Week 4- Trimming, Firing
By the end of the course you will be able to-
- Navigate your way around a studio with ease.
- Prepare, wedge and recycle your clay
- Confidently throw cylinders
- Have a basic unerstanding of the full pottery porcess from start to finish
What you will get
• Pottery tools to use during class
• Bisque firing of ceramic wares made in class
What to bring
• Yourself, an apron or towel
What to wear
• Casual comfortable clothes, short nails
• Remove all valuable jewellery
• Absolute beginners No knowledge required.
• Intermediates who are looking to refine their centering and clay prep skills.
Terms & Conditions
Tickets & Refund
Please select carefully when choosing your workshop date and time. We DO NOT refund or reschedule workshop bookings. If you are unable to attend a workshop, you are welcome to transfer your ticket to another person.
We encourage students to attend each lesson in the 4 week course as we do not offer replacement classes.
If requested for, all pieces made will be bisque and ready for pickup a minimum of 4 weeks after the course date. All participants will be notified via text when items are ready for pickup.
Due to an overwhelming number of Covid related cancellations and revised government guidelines, we have updated our cancellation policy with immediate effect.
If you need to cancel or reschedule your appointment at short notice due to Covid, we will require a copy of your positive PCR result in order for our standard policy $50 cancellation fee to be waived.
If you are a close contact, our standard cancellation/reschdueling policy $50 fee will still apply.
Please refer to the current WA government guidelines regarding the definition of a close contact here. https://www.wa.gov.au/system/files/2022-04/Managing-COVID-19-booklet.pdf.
We thank you for your understanding and appreciate your continued support.
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Secure your spot- 50% deposit
Remaining balance due at the commencement of 1st class$260.00
Course + Glazing Workshop
4 Week Course Glazing Workshop- to run one week after course end date$600.00