LEARN WHEEL THROWN POTTERY & GLAZING with Potter Panks (2 SESSIONS OVER 2 WEEKS/1 STUDENT)
Learn the techniques and basics of wheel thrown pottery and glazing in this introductory workshop with local ceramicist and lead potter at Hypmotive hub, Jemini from Potter Panks.
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Please note: From June 2021, this workshop will be held at our NEW LOCATION 20 SMIDMORE ST, Marrickville.
**This workshop will be two (2) sessions, over two (2) consecutive weeks**
The booking price is per person.
Week 1 session: Wheel Throwing Introduction and Techniques
Time: 1.5-2 hours
Start Time: 5:30pm
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.
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.
Week 2 session: Glazing & Decorating
Time: 1-1.5 hours
Start Time: 5:30pm
In this session, Jem will guide you through all the information you need to understand the glazing 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.
- 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 two wheels available for groups of two or you can arrange a private one on one lesson with Jemini.
Where is it:
At Hypmotive hub, 155 Marrickville Road, Marrickville in our DIY MAKER HUB on ground floor.
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 email@example.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.
- Please review the available dates via our website DIY MAKER HUB.
- Please email the selected date and the below details through to firstname.lastname@example.org:
TERMS & CONDITIONS
In the event that your ceramic ware cracks during the final firing process, we will discuss with you what the options are such as repair and what that will entail. As we take great care in the overall production process, we hope this will not occur, however it’s important we let you know that this may occur. As there are many variables in pottery as to why this may occur, please be aware that Hypmotive hub nor the ceramic artist is responsible for the breakage and as such will be unable to provide any compensation.
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.
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