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Term 3 Introduction to Clay Saturday 9.30am

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Saturday 30 July


9.30am to 12.30pm


Anna O’Neale


Workshop Two

This course is perfect for those who have never worked with clay, are interested in trying a new skill or as a re-introduction for people who have been out of touch for some time.

The class is held over nine sessions.

This course takes students through a range of techniques for working with clay.

    • Students get a feel for clay and its properties through various hand building techniques and projects
    • Introduction to glazing using Canberra Potters glazes
    • Focus on the potter’s wheel, learning to centre clay (the basis for all wheel throwing) form cylinders and other shapes
    • Students participate in a raku firing. Students will see some of their pots go through the raku rapid firing process. This is weather dependant and may not happen in unfavourable weather conditions
    • Health and safety aspects of working with clay and pottery materials are covered during the course.
    • All students receive a pottery toolkit and booklet as part of their course.
    • Clay & glaze is included with your course fee
    • Firing of up to 13 items is included in the course fee

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Beginner. No experience necessary.