Pottery & Ceramics: Wheel Throwing Course for Beginners - Sydney Short Courses

Pottery & Ceramics: Wheel Throwing Course for Beginners

What you'll learn

Learn the foundation of Wheel Throwing in our new Pottery & Ceramics Wheel Throwing course for Beginners in Sydney!

In this hands-on, fun pottery & ceramics course, you will be introduced to throwing, trimming and glazing techniques.

We will take you through the different steps of wheel throwing methods such as centring, opening, and pulling and shaping your pottery. You'll also learn how to plan and execute trimming excess clay from the bottom of your pottery.

As a final step, you will learn how to decorate your pottery. Come with a readiness to learn and to get your hands dirty, and you will go home with a beautiful piece designed and made by yourself.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this wheel throwing course, you should be able to:

  • Use the pottery wheel
  • Centre, open and pull your clay
  • Trim your pottery
  • Use underglazes and glazes to decorate your pottery

Course content

Our wheel throwing course covers the following:

  • Information about how ceramics are created
  • Wheel throwing techniques
  • Trimming techniques
  • Glazing

Intended audience

Who is this wheel throwing course for?

This course is for absolute beginners or those with a minimal working knowledge of ceramics. 

Venue

Silky Shapes Studio

202/15 Falcon Street
Crows Nest, NSW, 2065

Parking

Please note, there is 2 hours of free street parking on Hayberry street, a 1-minute walk from the studio, available, as well as 2 hours of free parking at Woolworths across the street from the studio.

Course materials

Please bring to class

  • Face mask
  • An apron or a towel

Additional information

Please note the following:

  • Please don’t wear your best clothing! Clay will wash out, but it’s better to wear some older clothes
  • If you have long hair, please tie it back
  • Wear closed-in shoes
  • Nails need to be trimmed
  • You will need to return a week after the last class to collect your pieces. You will be able to discuss this with your teacher

Course testimonials

Course tutors

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Pottery & Ceramics: Wheel Throwing Course for Beginners

<p>Learn the foundation of Wheel Throwing in our new <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/arts/pottery">Pottery &amp; Ceramics</a> Wheel Throwing course for Beginners in Sydney!<

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$195 Limited inc GST / $0 / $156 / $175.49 / $175.50
Pottery & Ceramics: Wheel Throwing Course for Beginners

<p>Learn the foundation of Wheel Throwing in our new <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/arts/pottery">Pottery &amp; Ceramics</a> Wheel Throwing course for Beginners in Sydney!<

...
$195 Limited inc GST / $0 / $156 / $175.49 / $175.50
Pottery & Ceramics: Wheel Throwing Course for Beginners

<p>Learn the foundation of Wheel Throwing in our new <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/arts/pottery">Pottery &amp; Ceramics</a> Wheel Throwing course for Beginners in Sydney!<

...
$195 Limited inc GST / $0 / $156 / $175.49 / $175.50
Pottery & Ceramics: Wheel Throwing Course for Beginners

<p>Learn the foundation of Wheel Throwing in our new <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/arts/pottery">Pottery &amp; Ceramics</a> Wheel Throwing course for Beginners in Sydney!<

...
$195 Limited inc GST / $0 / $156 / $175.49 / $175.50

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