Hand Building Clay Class: Cups and Bowls

How to make ceramic mugs by hand



2 hours Class size 1 to 25 label $110


In-person classes are permitted in Queensland, under the state government's guidelines

Your host, Work-Shop is COVID-19 aware

This means that this teacher won't run a class if they've had flu symptoms in the last 14 days, and will adhere to relevant state restrictions (e.g. on maximum number of students per class)

Join Vanessa and learn how to make a range of ceramic bowls and cups, ready to be filled with cold weather warmers such as soup, curry, tea and coffee.

Using pinching methods, you can either make a set or a variety of vessels as you desire. Then use black and/or white to decorate your creations to make them truly one of a kind. Your pieces will then be glazed and fired, ready for pick-up from Workshop at a later date.

This class is suitable for any skill level so enrol now and have fun with such an addictive tactile material as clay!

 

Please note: This class requires at least five students to run. In the unlikely event that we don't get this number of students, we'll cancel the class and fully refund you and inform you via email, so please watch your email a few days prior to the class



Aside from this class, Work-Shop also has the following coming up:



What you'll get

  • Beautiful earthenware clay to mould with

  • White & Black Underglaze (paint)

  • Students take away 2-3 hand built pieces

  • Offsite Firing Service


What to bring

  • Your love of ceramics and your desire to play


Location

WOODSTERS (Work-Shop Brisbane) - 16 Austin St, Newstead QLD

Your teacher
Vanessa Wallace

Vanessa Wallace

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Vanessa has always been an ‘arty soul’, growing up in Byron Bay and always dabbling in art and craft. She holds separate tertiary qualifications in Design, Visual Arts and Teaching, and enjoys passing on to others her knowledge and skills.

As a practising ceramic artist for the past 13 years, Vanessa exhibits her work at various galleries in Queensland and New South Wales, her work also part of private collections both national and international. She loves nothing better than pinching porcelain, decorating surfaces and splashing colour.

Inspiration for Vanessa’s work comes from the cultural richness that surrounds her. She weaves her experience of travel, art histories and daily rituals into her artmaking. Creating series of themed ceramic works, Vanessa uses either hand building or slip casting techniques and always strives to leave a trace of the hand on her work.

Vanessa enjoys exploring the possibilities of mixing various materials and processes to create art that is evocative, textural and desirable.




Your host
Work-Shop
Work-Shop

4.9 (643)
30k

Work-Shop is a creative concept that will broaden your horizons and help you unleash your inner awesome. We provide affordable short courses in life skills and alternative art. We’ve teamed up with Australia’s brightest creative minds to share their knowledge and help teach you a new skill. From 3D printing and stencil art through to music and gardening – life skills and personal development through to cooking doughnuts and mushroom foraging, we offer a broad range of fun and creative short courses to suit our time poor lives. We will inspire you to pick up that pen, paintbrush, hammer or sewing machine and flick the switch that will kickstart a whole new way of life.

Community values lie at the heart of our project. We collaborate with local artists and industry experts to teach classes and utilise local suppliers for any materials needed. We also provide a creative environment for emerging artists to produce and sell work, and meet like minded individuals. Work-Shop will be a space for everyone, with a rotating schedule of art shows, information nights on local issues and a whole range of events and community initiatives.

Verified reviews

Maria Ferrari • Jul 2020


Vanessa, our clay teacher was fantastic, she explained processes very well and demonstrated with clay what we needed to do ( for those visual learners) , the studio was nice with some heather for this cold nights. All materials were supplied, and there were so many tools to achieve the look I wanted. Great night out

Pottery workshop review by Maria Ferrari

Katrina Lewry • Jul 2020


Teacher Vanessa was great!
class was super fun and we learned a few different techniques and made heaps of Things in 2 hours which was really surprising!
Lots of laughs
Definitely value for money!
Would do again xx

Pottery workshop review by Katrina Lewry

Renee Bamminger • Jul 2020


I had so much fun and would love it if it was an hour longer

Marie Feyfant • Jul 2020


great teacher and great atmosphere! it was pretty fun! would definitely do again :)
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