Course information for Term 1 2018
Term 1 begins on Monday 5th of February 2018.
Each course runs for 6 weeks.
Maximum 8 students per class.
Wheel throwing pottery technique is taught. Classes are a mix of beginner, intermediate and advanced students. This course is suitable for absolute beginners as well as for students with more experience. The levels are designed to be repeated in order to increase skill level on the wheel.
The Pottery Learning Centre is based in Derrimut in the Western Suburbs (near Deer Park). The address is 30/ 82 Makland Dr Derrimut.
Materials covered by the course fee include use of pottery equipment, one bag of clay, basic essential pottery tools, decorating material, some glazes and firing of the pottery produced by students during class time.
Students throw between 10-15 ceramic vessles/ bowls on the pottery wheel that they also glaze during the 6 weeks. Students pick up their ceramics one week after the course has ended after it has been fired.
The cost of the six week course is $380.
This amount is non-refundable 1 week prior to the commencement of the course. Payment must be processed before the term begins to confirm your booking.
Week 1: Centreing clay
Week 2: Throwing cylinders
Week 3: Throwing small bowls
Week 4: Throwing bigger bowls
Week 5: Trimming ceramics
Week 6: Glazing
Please choose carefully! Bookings cannot be refunded or transferred, except under exceptional circumstances. Compensation of any kind will not be offered for missed classes. Make up classes are not possible due to scheduling conflicts. Students cannot mix and match class times and must stay within their booked time slot.