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Ceramics: wheelwork SAT

State ID: SC-PVA-V0295

Try your hand at Wheelwork

We have one of the top ceramics facilities in Australia, so what better place to learn to throw a pot! This hands-on class has an emphasis on the throwing techniques on the potter’s wheel, turning and joining clay forms.
This class is aimed at the total beginner as well as those returning to clay wishing to regain their clay confidence. You will be encouraged to think outside the circle and try altering their forms, and some surface decoration with slip or oxide decoration
Basic glazing techniques will be covered depending on the progress of the class.

There are no prerequisites for this class.

Dress requirements
•    You'll need to wear enclosed shoes e.g. sneakers or leather type shoes
•    Long hair must be tied back and any long accessories must be removed when working on the machines
•    We recommend you wear old clothing or an apron to protect your clothing

For this course, you will need to bring:
•    Old towel or apron
•    Own wheelwork tools (optional)

What is provided
Clay will be supplied for projects undertaken in the course.  Any projects/items outside of this short course content will not be fired and the lecturer has the right to reject work that is outside the course scope or mass produced.

Please note that there has been an update to the materials provided in ceramics short courses. There will be up to 2 bags of clay supplied to students for projects undertaken in the course. Additional clay can be purchased from the Bookshop and collected from your lecturer in your class.

Please let us know if you are left-handed so we can provide you with a suitable ceramics wheel for the course.

Bookings: Course bookings are limited to 1 per participant. If booking for multiple participants, separate bookings will be required and you will need to provide details for each individual.

Classes run for seven weeks

How to apply

How to apply

Click the book now button to provide your details, register and pay on our Bookeo site.

Book now for classes commencing Saturday 27 July 9:30am - 12:00pm

Please note While the ‘Book Now’ button may be visible, enrolments may not have opened yet, classes have been filled or this course may not currently be available. Please check back later.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 2, 2019

Perth (Northbridge) - On Campus


Fees and charges


Duration 7 week/s
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Perth (Northbridge)
How On campus
Short course

Course enquiry

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Page last updated July 26, 2019