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Taste the Clay!


Next Available: Fri, 11 Jan 5:30PM
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Description

Taste the Clay!

This is a single 2-hour taster class and will give you an introduction of what it’s like to learn to use the pottery wheel. 

Come, try your hand! 

You'll be surprised that most people can learn the basics and make quite respectable small pots even if they’ve never done it before! 

The content will give you a great introduction to clay and to our studio so you can decide if you wish to join a weekly class later. The fee covers your tuition but for an extra $10 you can choose to keep up to two pieces that you make and we will glaze and fire them for you to collect a few weeks later.

What to bring: Please bring an old hand towel or apron for each participant. We don't have spare ones.
It’s best to wear old comfy clothes and enclosed shoes that you don’t mind getting a bit of clay on.

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What you will learn
  • Experience an activity that is social and creative - book your friends too!
  • A great introduction to basic wheel throwing skills
  • Participants will have fun learning new skills on the potter's wheel
What you will get
  • Meet ceramic artists that will coach you!

What to bring
  • apron
  • hand towel
  • confortable clothes
  • camera
What to wear

Leave your stilettos at home! Comfortable clothes, enclosed shoes, apron

Appropriate for

Students who have none or little experience with clay and ceramics will find this a great introduction.


Cancellation & Refund Policy

Please choose 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 by us. If you are unable to attend you may share the love and transfer your booking to a friend for no charge or, provided we can fill your place, you can hold your payment for up to 12 months for a future course.


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Terms & Conditions

Welcome to Slow Clay Centre!

We have some Terms & Conditions you need to know about:

General: 

These apply to all Slow Clay Centre classes/workshops/events:

  1. Deposit or full payment (depending on the course/workshop/event) must be made at the time of booking.
  2. Please choose 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 by us. 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 any future course (you must pay the difference if the price is higher). 
  3. Please note: All students will receive a reminder three weeks before the start date with a link to pay the remaining balance with your credit card. Students who paid the deposit online will have the balance automatically deducted. Others will need to click on the link provided or ring our office on 99437844.
  4. If your balance is not received three weeks before the start date we reserve the right to find a replacement student and if this is not possible we will keep your deposit.


Weekly classes: These additional conditions apply to all Slow Clay Centre weekly classes.

  1. Please note that making ceramics, particularly on the pottery wheel,  can be a physically demanding activity. If you have any pre-existing illnesses and/or chronic injuries to your back, shoulders, hips, neck, wrists or elbows we strongly advise you to seek a medical opinion before enrolling as some activities might exacerbate past injuries and we take no responsibility if this occurs. We ask you to fully disclose any prior and/or ongoing illnesses or injuries that could affect you. Your enrolment is conditional on the acceptance that Slow Clay Centre and/or the company's employees, whether casual, contract, or permanently employed, are indemnified against any exacerbation of past or new injuries.
  2. All work made during classes is to be used for personal, non-commercial purposes. This is individually negotiable for advanced students or for studio exhibitions but we ask students to accept that the emphasis of our classes is strictly on education not studio production
  3. Teaching fees are fully inclusive of materials but students incur a single firing fee based on a current cost of $10 per kg weight after gloss firing.(no charge for biqsue firing)
  4. Collection of fired pieces: Please understand that our storage is extremely limited. Students will be notified via email when work is ready to be collected. Work will only be retained for one month following this notification unless other arrangements are made.


Regarding Kids Clay Club: 

  1. It is your responsibility to clearly report in writing on the enrolment form, any illness or disability that may affect your child's involvement in the Clay Club activities.
  2. Please respect our teachers and be prompt to arrive and collect your children. Do not arrive more than 5 minutes early to class or leave your children more than 5 minutes later than the class end.
  3. Children are expected to be mature enough to work in a group together, to respect everyone's needs and differences and to be polite.

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Robyn

05 December 2018 • Taste the Clay!

Really enjoyed the Taste of Clay last Friday and can't wait to pick up our little creations, once fired and glazed. Very well organised and a fun place.

Usha

30 November 2018 • Taste the Clay!

A fun date night! I had a wonderful time surprising my partner with this experience. Not only were the staff super friendly and helpful but the atmosphere was fun and creative making it all the more special! Getting the chance to keep your handmade masterpiece is the icing on the cake :) Highly recommend!

Kim

25 November 2018 • Taste the Clay!

This class was fun, friendly and easy to learn. Two hours went by fast but we were able to make several pieces and the pace of learning was spot on. A great solo our group activity - can't wait to receive our glazed and fired pieces in a few weeks. Would love to come back soon!

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