Note: No class on Sat 25 Feb
These classes are offered at the tutor’s studio in Kyneton, an approximate 20 minute drive from Woodend Neighbourhood House, not accessible by public transport. Please contact us for venue details and directions.
Please note: this class has a minimum and maximum number of two students.
Pottery – Beginners classes are held in the “Undercroft” at Woodend Neighbourhood House.
Learn how to use the Potter’s wheel.
Using clay you will create a number a resolved pieces made on a potters wheel. Over four weeks you will learn how to handle clay, using specifically designed tools, then learn about how and why we use certain types of glazes.
You will create a number of resolved pieces, starting with a series of small bowls, cups and vases. creating a body of work which can be used in unison which will then be glazed with suitable food-safe environmental friendly glazes.
Learn the fundamental techniques of ceramics. If you have no experience working with clay, that’s O.K. you don’t need any previous experience to work with clay!
Study the properties of different sorts of clay, learn how to handle the clay with specialist tools with a focus on wheel based building techniques. Create a number of resolved pieces that can be fired in the tutors kiln.
Suitable for beginners.
Andrew Bloxsome Studio Ceramics is located in Kyneton, a small town on the Macedon Ranges of Central Victoria. Our handcrafted pottery reflects the richly diverse landscape of this area. Each piece is handmade using traditional methods of production kneaded with a modern proactive design aesthetic.
Clay is our medium of choice because of its refined capacity to explicate a story.
Our functional line of pottery is made from stoneware clay. Stoneware clays have a rich history in functional and art pottery in cultures from East to West. Stoneware clays are some of the strongest most reliable of all ceramic material, they can exhibit the brightness of fine marble through to the ephemeral colour and stalwart characteristics of natural stone.
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