4-Week Beginners Course

$399

In this 4-Week Beginners Course, you will learn the ancient craft of throwing on the wheel. This course lays the foundation for the development of basic skills in throwing, trimming, and glaze application. A perfect starting point for anyone wanting to get their hands dirty and not only come away with a few creations of cups, bowls and other vessels but a better understanding and appreciation for a difficult craft that has been part of our human story for centuries. This course includes 2.5 hours a week with a demonstration and hands-on guidance as well as clay, tools and firing. Suitable for beginners or those wanting a refresh!
Class Breakdown
  • Booking day/time is designated for the duration of the course.

Week 1: ~Learn the six-step technique of throwing including how to prepare your clay, centring your piece, opening and bringing up the walls to make a cylinder, and finally how to shape bowls and cups.

Week 2: ~Refining cylinders and exploring different shapes. How to utilise different pottery tools. And going through the technique of collaring to make vases.

Week 3: ~Trimming pieces. Adding handles and various surface decorations to your creations.

Week 4:~Preparing pieces for glazing. Exploring different application and technique styles such as brushing on, pouring and dipping.

The Studio
  • Classes are taught by our amazing and qualified pottery teacher.
  • High-quality, premium clay supplied for your creations.
  • Access to state-of-the-art pottery equipment.
  • Personalised workspace with a comfortable stool, essential tools, and aprons.
  • In-house firing kiln available for perfecting your final masterpieces.
  • Creative environment in a beautiful, air-conditioned studio for an enjoyable pottery experience
What to bring
  • Wear comfy clothes that can handle a bit of dirt.
  • Keep those nails short for easy clay handling.
  • Bring your favourite drinks wine, beer, coffee, or whatever you fancy.
  • We’ve got complimentary water, coffee, and tea, so feel at home!

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Visit Us

Shop 5 19/21 Park Avenue
Burleigh Heads 4220
Gold Coast

Contact Us

Ph: 0499 352 553
E: [email protected]

Visit Us

Shop 5 19/21 Park Avenue
Burleigh Heads 4220
Gold Coast

Contact Us

Ph: 0499 352 553
E: [email protected]