Organic Pottery Workshop: Make Leafy Platters

Learn how to make a large, luscious leaf platter or a bowl


imakesculptures

imakesculptures

4.8 (52)
3k

3 hours Class size 1 to 10 (public classes), 10 to 11

label $119 (or 4 payments of $30 Afterpay)


Over two hours, in our beautiful art studio in Brisbane, your experienced teacher, Irina from imakesculptures, will demonstrate how to create textured leaf-shaped plates or platters using clay.

With just a few, simple hacks you will be able to make this perfectly decorative pottery for your own home. Throughout the class, multiple textures of leaves and laces will be offered for you to use on your piece in the class.

You will also have exclusive access to large lotus leaf-shaped moulds, made by your teacher from real and rare leaves so that you can create your own fully functional, large table centrepiece.

This class is scheduled with a limited number of people so that everyone gets a chance to ask questions and your teacher can provide personalised tips and tricks on how to build shape and texture. You will build one shape in this class and learn insider skills and tips sculpting, glazing and firing ceramics.

Please note:

  • Everything made from ceramic must be fired in ceramic kilns. One firing per person is included in the class' price. It takes a bit of time for the clay to dry and be fired (average 10 days for first firing).

  • If you wish to glaze your piece you will receive guidance on where and how to do it or leave it with your teacher for an on-the-spot fee.



Aside from this class, this teacher also has the following coming up:


Add-on available for this class
  • Leave your piece with me to be fired one time (excludes glazing) ($15)
You can add these when you book (optional).
 
Knowledge required
Beginner-friendly. No skills required.
 
What you'll get
  • Clay cube suitable for one large-sized bowl or plate (about 700g) with a choice between two clays: white or terracotta (both high-quality beautiful clays).
  • All the tools and equipment needed to build your artwork, including special lotus leaf moulds to use, made by your teacher.
  • Oxides and stains for platter patina (if you wish your platter to have dark leaf nervature like some platters presented in photos).
What to bring
Just your creative self!
 
Suitable for

This class is a great indoor activity idea for individuals and couples as well as for a birthday, hens party, team building activity, corporate event, bucks party or Christmas party.

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

Location

Sure studio - 47c Caxton Street, Paddington QLD

Your teacher
imakesculptures
imakesculptures

4.8 (52)
3k

Hi, I'm Irina.

I like to introduce myself as a sculptor, although I'm engaged in different art disciplines too. I have never had another profession, nor have I wanted one. I fell in love with three-dimensional art at a very early age which came to me naturally, as I was born in a family of artists. It was the world I've grown up in, a measure of value around me.

I have graduated from Fine Arts, majoring in Sculpture, and with a bit of luck, I had a chance to work internationally and gain great experience in different industries and media. Cooperating with professionals from other creative fields has perfectioned my skills and broadened the views of my artistic expression.

I have tried to gather all the projects I am engaged in on this website, showcase it, sell and teach my art. Always open for the new projects with fellow creatives, just get in touch.


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