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Ceramics: Wheel throwing techniques Thurs PM

Learn the basics of the pottery wheel in this 6-week Thursday evening course for beginners

Produced by the City of Sydney

Bookings open 18 September

Clay is a fascinating material. A lump on a spinning wheel formed by your own hands can become a useful and beautiful work of art.

With an emphasis on technique, our tutor will teach you all aspects of working at the potter’s wheel so you can confidently throw symmetrical ceramic forms.

Throughout this 6-week course, students will be given a solid foundation in making, turning, decorating and glazing cups and bowls on the wheel. Participants will learn through observation, practice and constructive feedback on technique, function and aesthetics.

Full instruction is provided on materials, products, tools, equipment and studio procedures.

Following the end of the course, your fired work will be available for collection so you can show family and friends your creations.

Intimate class size: maximum 10 students. Each student will have their own wheel.
Level: designed for beginner level students.
Wear: comfortable clothing and enclosed shoes (trousers recommended).
Bring: please bring your own apron and towel – all materials provided.

Please note: Any large pieces must be kept within 25cm cubed. No works made off-site/outside class will be fired.

Tutor: Greg Crowe
Greg established Hovea Pottery in Perth in 1980 and lectured in ceramics with TAFE for 25 years. He has taught pottery courses throughout Australia and runs workshops in US, Canada, Japan, Singapore and Europe. Greg has exhibited widely in solo and group exhibitions. His work is held in many Australian collections including the Art Gallery of Western Australia and Queensland Art Gallery. He has been President of the Ceramics Arts Association of Western Australia and is on the board of The Australian Ceramics Association.

Bookings can be cancelled up to 14 days before the course starts. Cancellations made within 14 days of the course starting will not be refunded.



Thursday 24 October 2019 from 6.30pm to 9pm

6 week course runs weekly until Thursday 28 November 2019


Full price: $288.00
Concession: $234.00

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