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Pottery Wheel Intensive for Teens | 2 day workshop

When:

Wed 8 Jul 2020, 10:00am–4:00pm
Thu 9 Jul 2020, 10:00am–4:00pm

Where: Art Est. Gallery, 67–69 Lords Road, Leichhardt, New South Wales

Restrictions: 12+

Listed by: marketingjfh

If you’ve always wanted to have a go at throwing pots in clay on the the pottery wheel, then this introductory workshop is a perfect start. In this two day workshop you will learn and practice the basics of wheel throwing pottery! This session is suitable for absolute beginners or those who have a little previous experience and would like to practice under the guidance of a tutor. With only 8 students per class, you will watch tutor demonstrations and receive hands-on instruction.

What to expect:

Day 1

- watch demonstrations by your tutor who will show you step by step what to do
- learn principles of best practice in the ceramic studio
- learn how to prepare your clay (wedging)
- practice the fundamental techniques of wheel throwing including: centering and shaping
- practice throwing simple cylindrical objects (pots, bowls, vessels)

Day 2

- learn and practice trimming your thrown vessels
- be introduced to a range of basic hand surface decorating techniques (for example sgraffito, rolled decoration and underglazing)