A pottery workshop is a great way to boost your creativity
It's time to get your hands dirty. Get hooked on the handmade. Get playful with pottery. Get making with mud.
BY ALICIA POOLE
Workshopp Pottery Studios have announced 4 and 8 week Spring Ceramic courses in both handbuilding and wheel throwing; and my golly we've been waiting for this!
With the beauty and love for homemade ceramic pieces making a comeback in household trends, a pottery workshop is a great way to boost your creativity, and what better way to do that than booking into one of Workshopp’s Spring courses.
Learn a new skill, or refine and old one, Simone will take you through all the basics and help you create something special of your own.
Workshopp is open to beginner and intermediate students keen to get behind the wheel and start crafting their very own ceramic magic. Under the watchful eye of potter Simone Madigan, you will be guided through the handbuilding, wheel throwing, trimming and glazing process to help you craft your very own cups, bowls or creative project.
4 Week Wheel | Wednesday Nights OR Friday Mornings OR Sunday Afternoons
You will learn to throw on the wheel, trim and turn your pieces and then glaze all your work. Using the wheel is challenging but great fun and this course is a great way to either get started or continue practicing your technique in wheel throwing.
8 Week Beginners | Thursday Nights OR Saturday Mornings
Beginners will get to experience all the processes on offer here at Workshopp Ceramic Studio including hand building, wheel throwing, trimming, and glazing. You’ll make your own cups, bowls and planters in this 8 week course of creative pottery experimentation.
Housed in the industrial streets of Maryville, Workshopp is in a converted warehouse building with tall ceilings full of natural light. The studio also offers a range of casual classes and term-long courses where you can learn the many techniques of crafting your own unique pottery pieces.
Owner Simone is an experienced artist and she has gained a B.A. (Bachelor of Arts), a Dip.Ed. (Diploma in Education) and an M.F.A. (Master in Fine Art) during her career.
Get in quick as class sizes are kept very small and they’re mighty popular. For more information and to book, click here.
Photography courtesy of Luisa Brimble