Pottery Open Studio

Experiment and practice pottery skills


Little Woods Studio

Little Woods Studio

4k+
4.7 stars (34+)

3 hours 1 to 8 label $40


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To reduce the spread of COVID-19, we recommend that you try one of our online classes instead

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If you still want to attend this class, please first consider government restrictions in VIC. If you are currently allowed to attend, but are later prevented from doing so, we will either postpone your booking, or refund you.

Practice your pottery and ceramic skills at our open studio classes in Melbourne! You will be free to work on your own pottery projects which you can take home once completed.

Our open studio class is the ideal opportunity if you have completed one of our ceramics courses or if you have previous experience working with clay.

During this fun and relaxed time, there will be no teachers. This is a self-directed session that allows you to work on your own pottery projects. All materials and tools are provided in our fully equipped studio, including the use of wheels, bench space, hand-building space, banding wheels, slab roller, plaster bats for reclaiming clay, newspaper/plastic to cover your work, aprons and 2 kilograms of reclaimed clay.

As part of our pottery open studio classes, you will have access to storage space for your work, before and for two weeks after firing your projects. If you are looking for cool things to do in Melbourne, this experience offers the perfect opportunity to play, experiment and practice the skills you learnt in previous courses.

Conditions of Studio Use:

-All tools and equipment must be cleaned properly after use.
-Spills must be cleaned as they occur.
-Please wear closed toe shoes.
-No dry sanding in the studio.  For safety reasons please minimise creating dust by always working with wet or moist clay. Spray bottles are available.
-No dry material is permitted in the studio (e.g. chemicals, plaster, glaze powders).
-Remember to factor in time for pack up and clean up.
-Music must be listened to on headphones.
-Your work will have to be specifically labelled.
-Remember it is impossible to do ceramics with long nails.
-No eating or drinking in the studio (there is another space available).


Knowledge Required
Appropriate for anyone who has completed a ceramics course or who has experience working with clay in ceramic studios.
 
What you'll get
- The studio, tools and materials to use during the session.
- Access to ADS kilns ($9 per fire, we accept all work made in one session as a batch for a $9 firing)
- The opportunity to work on your own individual practice.
- Your own ceramic projects.
 
What to bring
- Bring your own towel, glazes and clay (however, 2 kg of reclaimed clay is included in price).
- Wear closed-toe shoes only and comfortable clothing that can get messy.
- You may bring your own clay, but please note Stoneware clay is our main studio clay for the moment. If you are bringing mid-fire clay, please notify the studio technician upon arrival.
 
Suitable for

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

This would also be a great Mother's Day gift idea.

Location

Artful Dodgers Studios - 1 Langridge St, Collingwood Victoria

Your teacher
Little Woods Studio
Little Woods Studio

4k+
4.7 stars (34+)

Little Woods Studio is an initiative of the Artful Dodgers Studios. We want to share our lovely space and creative passion and be part of growing a more connected community.

We are excited to now be offering courses to the public. These curated workshops are run by professional practising artists and have been designed to be fun, engaging and skill-building. We invite you to join us by signing up for one of our workshops.

All profits are directed into maintaining our creative hub for marginalised young people.

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