New to ceramics or feeling a little rusty? Book into our 4-session beginners ceramics course. You will receive a comprehensive introduction to key ceramics techniques including throwing, trimming, hand-building and glazing. At the end of the course you will have 3-4 finished pieces. Once you have taken this course you can hone your new skills in our $39, 2-hour Returning Student Ceramics Sessions.
Learn how to throw your own ceramics on a pottery wheel. By the end of this class you will have:
Retrieve the piece you threw last time and use trimming tools to finalise its shape and texture. By the end of this class you will:
HAND BUILDING session:
This hand-building class introduces a broad approach to building functional clay objects. In this class you will:
This is the last step, put the final touches on your pieces with a layer of glaze. In this class you will learn:
COLLECTING YOUR WORK:
Once your pieces have been glaze fired (usually within 2 weeks of your last class), you can come pick them up. You will end this class with 3 or 4 beautiful and functional pots.
The class fee includes 8 hours tuition, materials, glazes and firing.
RETURNING STUDENTS – $39*
Once you have taken this introductory 4-session class(or if you’ve completed our old 3 class series), you can return for individual 2 hour pottery sessions as many times as you want, to continue honing your skills. Book into any available Returning Student Ceramics Session and work on your new projects!
Refunds: MakerSpace requires a minimum of 5 days (or 120 hour) notice in writing to receive a 75% refund for change of mind. If you miss this window, we recommend you gift (or sell) your place to someone who will use it and love it. Class places are fully transferable. Email email@example.com
Cancellations: We rarely cancel classes, but occasional things come up beyond our control. Our classes are very small to ensure you have a great learning experience, but we need a minimum of 4 students to run most of our classes. If a class is cancelled, we will get in touch by phone or email, and discuss your options which include refund, credit or transfer to another date.
Kids in classes: MakerSpace classes are designed for adults. Kids aged 14-17 can book this class on the condition that an accompanying adult also participates – which means booking two places. If you have questions about kids in the workshop, please read this.
Terms and Conditions: All students must read and agree to our full Terms and Conditions, you can find them here.
Total - 8 hours across 4 weeks
Maximum 6 beginners
MONDAYS 11am to 1pm -
Monday 1st, 8th, 15th, 22 October
Monday 29th October, 5th, 12th, 19th November
Monday 26th November, 3rd, 10th, 17th December
MONDAYS 6pm to 8pm -
Monday 15th, 22nd, 29th October, 5th November
TUESDAYS 6pm to 8pm -
Tuesday 16th, 23rd, 30th October, 6th November
Tuesday 13th, 20th, 27th November, 4th December
WEDNESDAYS 6pm to 8pm -
Wednesday 17th, 24th, 31st October, 7th November
Wednesday 14th, 21st, 28th November, 5th December
THURSDAYS 11am to 1pm -
Thursday 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th September
Thursday 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd November
Thursday 29th November, 6th, 13th, 20th December
FRIDAYS 11am to 1pm -
Friday 28th September, 5th, 12th, 19th October
Friday 26th October, 2nd, 9th, 16th November
23rd, 30th November, 7th, 14th December
SATURDAYS 10am to 12pm -
Saturday 29th September, 6th, 13th, 20th October
Saturday 27th October, 3rd, 10th, 17th November
Saturday 24th November, 1st, 8th, 15th December
SATURDAYS 12pm to 2pm -
Saturday 13th, 20th, 27th October, 3rd November