This is a 6 week introductory course to the exciting world of wheel-throwing.

You will learn the basics of ceramics in a friendly and encouraging environment, starting with a broad slab of clay and progressing all the way through to a finished piece of work. We will focus on making functional ware such as cups, bowls and vases.

You will learn:  basic ceramic theory; ceramics OH & S and good studio practice; wedging; centring; the forming of vessels on the wheel; finishing techniques such as trimming and decorating; glazing.

The course will be limited to 6 participants, allowing for lots of individual tuition.

Pieces can be picked up 4 weeks after the workshop.

Aprons will be provided.  Please bring a towel and wear comfortable clothes that can get dirty. 

Pieces can be collected 3 -4 week after the course finishes.

No prior experience needed.  Perfect for beginners.

6 x 2.5 hour sessions on Tuesday evenings

Cost: $350

This course will be facilitated by Emily Hassel, an experienced ceramics practitioner whose work involves detailed illustration in the figurative tradition.   @emilyhoofceramics

Location: Artful Dodgers Studios

1 Langridge Street, Collingwood VIC 3066

Included in the course fees are:

Tuition fees, use of tools, clay, glazes and firing

Start dates:

1.  Tuesday 26th Feb 6.00 pm – 8.30 pm

2.  Tuesday 28th April 6.00 pm – 8.30 pm