T1 Creative Ceramics
All levels welcome with Juliet Tang
- Starts 6 Feb 2024Starts 6 Feb 2024
- 335 Australian dollars$335
- Garden room
8 spot left
Discover how to create original ceramic pieces by using the pottery wheel and hand-building. Learn the foundations of ceramics and how to make beautiful artwork. About the tutor: Juliet is a ceramic artist, having completed "Refined Ceramics" at North Metropolitan TAFE. She has an interest in visual arts, having successfully exhibited her work in several local and national art competitions. With her background in Architecture and Design, Juliet’s work explores the artistic potential of clay. About the course: Learn to explore the properties of clay, hand-building techniques, and how to use the potter’s wheel. Experiment with different surface finishes, such as sgraffito, carving, colour slips and underglazes. This is a class suitable for both beginners and more experienced potters. There will be weekly demonstrations of the different techniques. Students will be able to follow the tutor's projects or work independently and receive guidance if requested. What students need to bring: Please wear old clothes/apron Old towel Personal clay tools, large plastic bin bags/liners x 2; notebook and pencil. Material fee, paid to tutor at the first class: A $40 material fee, payable to the tutor at the first class. Includes 1 bag of Stoneware clay, fair use of colourants and glazes. Tools and equipment are supplied but students are encouraged to purchase their own small set of clay tools to bring each week. Extra materials and fees discussed in class. The cost of firing is included in the course fees. All works fired on-site must be produced in your Tresillian class, from clay supplied by or approved by your tutor. Works must be under 30cm in any direction to be fired at Tresillian.
Terms and Conditions
A 20% administration fee applies to cancellations made before the beginning of the term. No refund will be given once the term has started. Participants in the term courses must be 18+ unless attending the After School or School Holiday workshops. Classes are not held on public holidays. Course start and finishing dates may vary due to public holidays and the availability of the course tutor. A full refund will only be given if a course is cancelled by the Tresillian Arts Centre. A refund will only be given if you have a medical certificate for the dates you have missed. No pro-rata payments are available for term courses or if classes are unattended by the student.