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Ceramics: beginner wheel throwing (Sundays)


Sunday 30 July 2023 from 10am to 12:30pm


General: $250Concession: $205

Get your hands dirty and discover the rewarding process of throwing clay. In this directed 5-week course, get a fun introduction to wheel work with our experienced tutors. Learn correct posture, centring, throwing and turning your vessel, and how to open and finish the form. 

This course is for complete beginners with a focus on process and technique rather than production.  

This course takes place on Sundays over 5 weeks: 

Week 1: 30 July, 10.00am to 12.30pm 

Week 2: 6 August, 10.00am to 12.30pm 

Week 3: 13 August, 10.00am to 12.30pm 

Week 4: 20 August, 10.00am to 12.30pm 

Week 5:  27 August, 10.00am to 12.30pm

Small class size: maximum 10 students. 

Level: designed for beginner level students. 

Wear: comfortable clothing and enclosed shoes (trousers recommended). 

Bring: please bring your own apron and towel. 

All pieces created in the course must be no more than 25 cubic centimetres. Your works will be fired and ready to collect around 3 weeks after the course. We’re unable to fire pieces made outside of the course. . 

We aim to present inclusive and accessible events. If you have any particular access or communication needs please contact Jana Hawkins-Andersen, programs coordinator on 02 9265 9789

*The ticket purchaser must hold a valid concession card.

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