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Ceramics taster: sgraffito carving


Saturday 22 June from 10am to 1pm


General: $30

Unlock your creativity and explore the ancient technique of sgraffito decoration in this fun three-hour workshop. ‘Sgraffito' is an Italian term meaning ‘to scratch’. Using different coloured layers, this technique is used to carve illustrations into a clay surface. Under the guidance of an experienced tutor you will learn how to carve designs into clay forms and experiment with slips and underglazes.

You will be given guidance to create and decorate your pieces and will finish the class with 1-2 sgraffito decorated bowls.

This workshop is suitable for beginners. All materials provided.

Intimate class size: maximum 10 students

Level: suitable for beginner students

Wear: comfortable clothing and enclosed shoes (trousers recommended)  

Bring: please bring your own apron and towel 

Bookings can be cancelled up to 7 days before your course. Cancellations made after this won’t be refunded. For more information, please see our terms and conditions.

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 or 

*The ticket purchaser must hold a valid concession card.

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City of Sydney



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