Wheel Throwing Workshop

Learn wheel thrown pottery techniques for beginners

3 hours Class size 1 to 6 label $90 or 4 payments of $22.50 Afterpay

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Learn how to navigate the pottery wheel in this wheel-throwing Melbourne workshop!

This three-hour workshop, which is perfect for beginners, will start with a demonstration of how to wedge and prepare clay for the pottery wheel. You will then move onto learning the techniques required to form a cylinder, which is the base shape used in the formation of wheel-thrown ceramics.

The processes that you will learn include:
- Centring the clay
- Lifting the walls of the pot
- Shaping the pot
- Cutting the pot off the wheel

Round up your family and friends and get them along to playing with clay! You will discover how fun and relaxing pottery can be, spend a great time with like-minded creative people.

You will finish the class with two items that are ready to be dried, bisque fired and glazed by us in our house glazes. The items can be collected two weeks after the class.

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

Knowledge Required
Perfect for beginners and craft lovers!
What you'll get
Clay, glazes and firing for two finished wheel-thrown pots, to be collected two weeks after the class.
What to bring
Bring an apron and wear closed-toe shoes.
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.


24-26 Crown Avenue, Mordialloc Victoria

Your teacher
Jumping Creek Designs
Jumping Creek Designs

5.0 (24)

A young Melbourne based ceramics studio that is a space for aspiring, novice and intermediate potters to create, learn, play, experiment and experience the joy and therapeutic benefits of working with your hands and creating forms through shaping, squeezing, pushing, pulling, rolling and pinching beautiful clay. Run by a bubbly, cheerful, passionate Melbourne girl, Tania Paradkar!

What we offer:
- 2.5 hr Wheel Throwing "Taster" Course
- Kids Classes & Workshops
- Parties - Birthday parties, Hen's Parties, Corporate functions etc
- 1 Day Workshops - 'Built A Pot For a Plant', Jewelry Making, Mask Masking etc
- 8 week wheel throwing classes
- 8 week wheel throwing + Hand building classes


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Verified reviews

Reet Phulwani • Jun 2020

Great workshop thanks to the teacher
Made it look simple
It was a fun class

Sarah Fenelon • Jun 2020

the teacher was so nice and accomodating, she was also so patient with us novices. Would definitely recommend this class, and would I like to go back to this studio to do some extra classes. Great activity as a couple or with a friend.

Paul O'Brien • Jun 2020

The class was great fun. Tania was a very attentive teacher. Really enjoyed it. Thank you

Michelle Butt • Jun 2020

Fantastic class in a very relaxing environment!
Great teacher - so patient and positive!
Thank you!

Anita Romleigh • Mar 2020

Loved it, great vibe and excellent teacher. Would recommend and do further more intensive sessions

Cia Siu • Jan 2020

First hands on experience on wheel throwing and I had so much fun! Tanya is lovely & patient, would definitely rwc

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Ko Dowd • Oct 2019

Went along to an introductory class. Lovely people in a great space and a very patient Teacher. Enjoyable and fun. Easy clear directions on the wheel. Great value.

Danyle Saleika • Sep 2019

I had amazing time. The teacher was very friendly and very helpful. I just loved the spirit of the place!
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