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Sun, Oct 16


Be My Keeper Makers Studio

Throw like a Pro! Term 4, 2022

Learn and extend on the basics with the Wheel. 6 x 3 hour Classes Beginners and Intermediate

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Throw like a Pro!  Term 4, 2022
Throw like a Pro!  Term 4, 2022

Time & Location

Oct 16, 2022, 9:30 AM – Nov 27, 2022, 12:30 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.



October 30th is the Bellarine Arts Trail, we will not have class on this day but will extend to include another week.

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


Lidded Vessels

Larger bowls/vessels/flatware


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.


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