The Weekend Intensive course, held once per term, is a great alternative to our weekly Slow Clay pottery classes and is suitable for beginners or intermediates who would like to be introduced to our ergonomically sound methods of working on the pottery wheel. Packed into one weekend plus an optional glaze class (held a few weeks later) our Intensives cover the same content as a whole term of 8 lessons. Using our Slow Clay methods based on Japanese techniques, students will come away with a great foundation for developing further in the future. The Intensives are very popular with interstate people or those who for various reasons cannot enrol in weekly classes.
On the first day students learn to prepare the clay and spend the day making small pieces on the wheel interspersed with a visual presentation about Japanese ceramics. Intermediate and advanced students can work on forms at a higher level appropriate to their skills. On the second day students finish and decorate their pieces to prepare them for firing. Students attend from 10am – 4pm both days and then return for an optional glazing lesson ($30) at a mutually agreed time. Interstate students can arrange for their work to be glazed, ﬁred and posted to them.
Please choose your classes carefully. Due to our limited class sizes once you've booked and paid either the deposit or the full fee we will only refund what you have paid if the class is cancelled. If you are unable to attend you may transfer your booking to a friend for no charge or, provided we can fill your place, we can hold your payment in credit for up to 12 months for a future course.
Please note: Deposits are a commitment to attend. They are non-refundable and the balance must be paid in full three weeks before the start date. When paying by deposit online the balance will be automatically deducted from the same credit card three weeks before the course start date through our booking agency We Teach Me or you will be given a link to click and pay. Please note: due to limited places and high demand, if the balance is not received before the required date we reserve the right to offer your place to someone on our cancellation list.