Term 1 begins on Tuesday 6th of February 2018. Each course runs for 6 weeks. Maximum 6 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
Students are required to bring: 1. An apron, and a bath towel. 2. Dress in appropriate clothing (clay is messy), and warm clothes in winter 3. Wear closed-in footwear
Course Timetable (Starting 6th February 2018 until 17th March 2018)