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Introduction to Clay Intensive

Course overview

Suitable for beginners (clay and firing included—same curriculum with 2 ways to explore).

START DATE

Saturday 7
March 2020

DURATION

4 days over 2 weeks

TIMES

9.00am–4.30pm

Where

Workshop 1

CLASS SIZE

Max 14 students

PRICE

$345

Adults

For INTENSIVE

Dates and duration: Term 1

Saturday 7, Sunday 8, Monday 9 March (Canberra Day long weekend) and Sunday 22 March 2020. 

PREFER A WEEKLY COURSE?

The same curriculum spread over 3 hour classes – per week – for a 9 week period.
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This progressive course takes students through a range of techniques for working with clay.
This INTENSIVE COURSE is the same curriculum as the Weekly Course packed into 4 days.
This course takes students through a range of techniques for working with clay.
This course takes students through a range of techniques for working with clay.
  • Sessions 1 to 3 –  students get a feel for clay and its properties through various handbuilding techniques and projects
  • Session 4 – introduction to glazing
  • Sessions 5 to 7 – focus on the potter’s wheel, learning to centre clay (the basis for all wheelthrowing) and form cylinders and other shapes
  • Session 8 – work produced during weeks so far is glazed ready for final firing.
  • Session 9 –  a raku firing takes place when students will see some of their pots go through the raku rapid firing process. This is weather dependant and may not happen in very hot or high fire danger conditions.
Health and safety aspects of working with clay and pottery materials are covered during the course.

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Canberra Australia.

Phone

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