Learn how to throw on a potters wheel using a step-by-step approach developing basic techniques or refining your skills. Get acquainted with ceramic terminology such as green-ware, leather-hard, bisque and glazed-ware. Have some fun and a laugh or two while learning to make bowls, vases and cups.
A hand-building session is also included, making a slab rolled rectangular dish. After successfully making your items, learn how to glaze them using methods such as under-glaze painting and over-glaze dipping.
Beginners to intermediates welcome.
- Students must have their own clay and basic clay tool kit.
- Tool Kits can be purchased directly from Tutor for $12.00
- Clay available from Estuary Arts Centre or CCG Industries, Triton Ave Albany
- Glazing and Firing costs are extra
Wear old clothing, and bring an apron!
DTA1.1: Pottery Mornings with Di Toi
Huge 2nd hand Pop and Rock vinyl record sale at the Hibiscus Coast Community House in Orewa (next to the Hibiscus Coast Community Op Shop by the estuary and opposite the newly upgraded skateboard park). Look for the signs if you are not sure where to find us.
Ability group: school year 0-6
Please note: Estuary Arts are not taking bookings for this class please click the link below for bookings.
Extend your skills in Acrylic Painting. Be encouraged to think outside the box, putting your own stamp on a variety of projects using acrylic paints and mediums. Learn and practice a variety of techniques and styles incorporating different colour and composition concepts.
Ability group: Children 5 to 8 years
Ability group: Children 10+ years