A series of workshops aimed at those who are looking to gain deeper knowledge of wood fired pottery.
Discover more about wood firing's origins, its relationship to the local environment and the contemporary context.
Explore clay making methods including the pottery wheel, testing clay bodies through research and experiment.
Try different kinds of clay and form an understanding of how different types of clay are transformed by fire.
Learn about glazes and how to use natural materials to generate your own unique formulas.
Interact with the different stages involved in preparing for wood firings.
Learn about the variables that contribute towards the final outcomes of the firing process.
14 x weekly studio classes
3 x wood firings
This is for makers who are keen to fully immerse themselves in wood firing.
Prior experience of clay making is required.
Cost: $1500 (includes all materials and firings)
Collection of works: Works to be collected from the studio at a later date.
Materials: Clay and tools provided.
NOTE: Completion of this class enables students to Book a Wheel and gain access to the studio space at the Wood Fired Pottery School during our opening times.