Sun, Feb 12|
Be My Keeper Makers Studio
Throw like a Pro! Term 1, 2023
Learn and extend on the basics with the Wheel. 6 x 3 hour Classes Beginners and Intermediate
Time & Location
Feb 12, 1:30 PM – Mar 19, 4:30 PM
Be My Keeper Makers Studio, 39 Smithton Grove, Ocean Grove VIC 3226, Australia
About the event
Learn the basics on the pottery wheel from preparing clay, learning to center and glazing your pieces. This is a structured 6 week course, specifically targeted at learning at your pace, clay is not a medium to be rushed it takes time and lots of practice. You will focus on correct skill development, this class is not about the quantity of pieces you come out with, we focus on quality and learning. You will have instruction from 2 experienced facilitators for the the first 2 classes to get everyone going, the 4 remaing classes will be with just one facilitator. Facilitator TBC.
Return students will be finessing and extending their skills and will be given direction to extend on skills.
Initial 6 week block will focus on cylinders, cups/handles and bowls.
ALL MATERIALS AND FIRING INCLUDED.
New students will be focusing on
Week 1 - Practice, practice, practice. We do not keep anything made from this class.
Week 2- Cylinders and more cylinders, because we want to get it right.
Week 3- Turning feet and adding handles
Week 4- Small bowls
Week 5- Turning bowls and some finessing of previous work
Week 6- Glazing
Returning Students projects will extend in the following projects
You will pick 6-8 pieces per class to glaze and fire, we are conscious of our resources and will recycle clay pieces that dont make the cut, so you will need to choose.
With only 8 students per class it is perfect to hone your skills and get the basics right.
We have COVID plan in place
You may need to wear a mask and adhere to social distancing rules that are in place at the time of classes.
You will need to thoroughly clean and sanitise your work station and any tools used.
You will be unable to enter if you are unwell.
You will need to bring in your own food and drinks for tea break.
We promote vaccination at Be My Keeper Studio.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Studio is located at Shed 4/39 Smithton Grove, Ocean Grove
Please park on Smithton Grove as the studio parking is not available.
What can/can't I bring to the event?
Please bring a towel, apron, dust mask.
Comfortable clothing, closed shoes.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
For further information & enquiries
Mob 0478 755 804
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Please book wisely, cancellations will forfeit fee paid (classes a reliant on numbers to proceed) and if your spot can't be filled I cannot refund money paid.
If you are unable to attend a class we are unable to refund for the missed class, we are unable to offer makeup classes at this stage due to our restricted numbers in all our classes.
Should we go into lockdown again, your work will be kept at the studio until we can resume classes. Alternatively your course payment can be refunded.
Throw like a Pro! Term 1