Ceramics Surface Design Course

Learn how to hand build ceramics using own surface design techniques


Handmaker's Factory

Handmaker's Factory

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10 x 2 hours Class size 4 to 8     label $350

Join us for this fun course in which you will hand build simple clay forms (mugs/dishes etc.) in Melbourne. You will then turn your drawing/ideas into designs and using a variety of surface design techniques you will decorate your pieces.

We will begin week one with a thorough explanation of the equipment required and demonstrations of the various clay hand-building techniques and examples of surface techniques. The following three weeks will consist of decorating your pieces with a variety of surface design techniques.

The techniques that will be covered throughout the course include:

  • Screen printing
  • Stamping
  • Paper resist
  • Carving
  • Texturing
  • Painting
  • Slip decorating
  • Wax resist
  • Layering

A range of books and items to provide inspiration will be on hand but you are encouraged to bring your own drawings, interesting objects and inspirational books for designs.

Please note:
  • Term Two runs from April 19th to June 21st (except June 14th Queens birthday holiday) . Each session is two hours.
  • Teenagers are welcome to enrol. If you are enrolling a teenager please inform us in the comment section when booking.
  • You may like to take our Introduction to Ceramics Class before enrolling in this workshop if you have not worked with clay before.
  • Your final pieces will need to be fired after the workshop and can be collected from the studio or arranged to be posted for an additional cost once finished.
  • Workshops are non-refundable and non-transferable. By booking a workshop you agree to these policies.

Sections of this course can be made into individual workshops and are great for groups such as hens parties, baby showers, birthdays, special occasions, team building activities, corporate events, bucks parties or Christmas parties. Fill out the form to enquire for your group.


Knowledge required
Perfect for beginners.
 
What you'll get
  • All materials and tools are provided.
  • All pieces created throughout the course are yours to keep.
What to bring
  • Bring your own drawings, interesting objects and inspirational books for designs.
  • Please wear clothing you don't mind getting messy.
Session repeats

This class series runs over 10 consecutive sessions, at the same time every week.

Suitable for

This class is a great indoor activity idea for a birthday, hens party, team building activity, bucks party or Christmas party.

Suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 15 years old). Adult accompaniment is not required.

This would also be a nice gift for her, gift for mum, anniversary gift or Xmas gift.


Handmaker's Factory has had both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, and adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines. They won't run this class if they've had flu symptoms in the last 14 days.

See additional precautions taken   

All students must sign in upon arriving, sanitise their hands and adhere to social distancing and mask restrictions.
Our studio is large and allows students to be spaced out. Regular cleaning is practiced throughout the studio.

Location

Handmaker's Factory - 579 Barkly Street, West Footscray VIC

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Handmaker's Factory
Handmaker's Factory

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Handmaker's Factory is a studio space in West Footscray, Melbourne empowering people to confidently create in a sustainable way, share their knowledge and learn new skills through creative workshops & DIY kits.

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