Pottery on the Wheel - Northern Beaches Community College

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Pottery on the Wheel

Course Outline:

Learn the fun techniques of shaping clay on the wheel or freehand. Students will learn how to create bowls, vessels, mugs and other useful items. Each student will have their own wheel and will be learning in a friendly and relaxed environment. Glaze and firing costs are included in the course fee. This course is suitable for art teachers who are seeking professional development, HSC students who wish to enhance their major works, Fine Art Students who are considering a career as a potter or complete beginners.

Please Bring:

  • Old towel
  • Covered Footwear
  • Please note: $35 for clay payable in cash to trainer on the commencement day to cover the cost for 8 weeks

Please Note: There is a limit of 9 students, so please book in quickly to avoid disappointment. No discounts.

About the Tutor:

Sally Howe

Sally has been a ceramic artist, teacher and maker for many years and says that making things with clay has been a long and abiding passion for her. These days she continues to make and exhibit both sculptural and functional pieces...
She has a Fine Arts degree from Sydney Uni and Fine Arts and Ceramic certificates from TAFE.

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Course testimonials:

  • Our trainer (Godelieve) was fantastic and made the term for us. Always encouraging and always happy to assist.
  • Danny was a fabulous teacher. I also enjoyed meeting the other lovely people.
  • I absolutely loved the pottery course. It was great fun, and we had a fantastic teacher who was very patient and very informative! Great course! We learnt so much!
  • Caitlin is an organised and patient teacher. A gem. You need more pottery people like her as she is excellent.
  • We had an amazing teacher who let us explore and make what ever we wanted. Dani was helpful and inspiring so I have booked a second term!
  • Godelieve did a great job with the course and is a lovely woman.
  • Caitlin was excellent. Very encouraging and positive. Able to guide well.
  • Sally, my trainer, was an excellent communicator, calm, patient, kind and encouraging. Would highly recommend her and the pottery on the wheel course.
  • Katlyn was experienced, friendly, patient and explained techniques clearly. We had a great class of students too. I really enjoyed coming every week.
  • Fun and interesting class. It was very enjoyable.