INTRO TO POTTERY: WHEEL THROWING, TRIMMING AND UNDER GLAZING (3 SESSIONS OVER 3 WEEKS ONE STUDENT)
INTRO TO POTTERY: WHEEL THROWING, TRIMMING AND UNDER GLAZING (3 SESSIONS OVER 3 WEEKS ONE STUDENT)
$199.00

INTRO TO POTTERY: WHEEL THROWING, TRIMMING AND UNDER GLAZING (3 SESSIONS OVER 3 WEEKS ONE STUDENT)

Learn the techniques and basics of wheel thrown pottery, trimming and glazing in this introductory workshop with local ceramicist and lead potter at Hypmotive, Jemini from Potter Panks.

Pop your name down via this link and we will be in touch with you when we're back open and taking bookings. 

Scroll down towards the end of this listing to view available dates in the dropdown list under "BOOK ME IN" !

Please note: From June 2021, this workshop will be held at our NEW LOCATION 20 SMIDMORE ST, Marrickville. 

**This workshop will be two (3) sessions, over two (3) consecutive weeks**

The booking price is per person. 

Week 1 session: Wheel Throwing Introduction and Techniques

Time: 1.5-2 hours

Start Time: 5pm

In this session you will learn the basics of wheel throwing, including how to set up your wheel and throwing techniques where you will throw up to 2-4 pieces.

Week 2 session: Trimming and Handles

Time: 1.5-2 hours

Start Time: 5pm

In this session, Jem will guide you through how to trim (remove excess clay) your pots and add a handle to one of your pieces. 

Towards the end of the session you will choose 2 ceramics pieces that you will work on in the second session. Each additional item will cost $10 each. 

  • This is suitable for beginners, with no experience is necessary.

  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your booking time to sign in

  • Please note, we commence all workshops at the specified start time. If you arrive late, your workshop will still be required to finish at the end time allocated. We cannot compensate for a later start/end time unless this has been previously arranged with us prior to the workshop day. 


Week 3 session: Underglazing & Decorating 

Time: 1.5 hours

Start Time: 5pm

In this session, Jem will guide you through all the information you need to understand the underglazing process. You will be guided through creating your own unique design, choosing your colour palette and then decorating your ceramic pieces.

  • This is suitable for beginners, with no experience is necessary.

  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your booking time to sign in

  • Please note, we commence all workshops at the specified start time. If you arrive late, your workshop will still be required to finish at the end time allocated. We cannot compensate for a later start/end time unless this has been previously arranged with us prior to the workshop day. 

What’s provided:

  • All materials.

  • An apron. 

What to wear & bring: 

  • A face mask.

  • Comfortable clothes.

  • A hair tie for long hair or a headband/clip for short hair to keep your hair comfortably away from your face.

  • An old towel. 

  • Having short finger nails is also recommended as it makes it easier to work with the clay while throwing!

What you will take home:

Once you are complete with session 2, we will apply the finishing touches of clear glaze and firing. Your new ceramic works of art will then be ready to pick up from Hypmotive hub approximately 2-3 weeks from the end of your last session. 

Who is this suitable for:

  • Anyone who wants to learn the basics of wheel thrown ceramics and glazing! 

We have four wheels available for groups, or you can arrange a private one on one lesson with Jemini.

Where is it:

At Hypmotive, Marrickville Metro, 20 Smidmore Street, Marrickville in our pottery hub. 

BYO  For the session two you’re welcome to BYO drinks to enjoy while you workshop. 

GIFT CARDS can be purchased for this workshop. Once the recipient has received the gift card, they will need to book their workshop experience in store or they can contact us via hello@hypmotive.com to arrange workshop date/s.

Gift Cards are valid for 6 months from date of purchase and are not transferrable or redeemable for any other workshop, product or cash.


HOW TO MAKE A BOOKING WITH YOUR GIFT CARD:

  • Please review the available dates via our website under POTTERY HUB. 

  • Please email the selected date and the below details through to jemini@hypmotive.com:

DATE: 

STUDENT'S FULL NAME:

GIFT CARD CODE (this is located on the back of the GIFT CARD, bottom right hand corner. The code starts with with "H")


Once received, we will reply to you with a CONFIRMATION OF BOOKING email. 


Please note that once the workshop booking is confirmed, workshop booking terms and conditions will apply. 

Please note that once the workshop booking is confirmed, workshop booking terms and conditions will apply

 

CANCELLATIONS

If you need to cancel your workshop booking we are unable to provide a refund however you are able to transfer the booking to someone else.

If you are unable or forget to attend, or to transfer the booking to another person, the booking at that stage is non refundable and non-transferrable.

For further terms and conditions please head over to this page here

 


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