Instructor / 

Carolyn Warren-Langford

Website/

pyreworksstudio.com.au

 

instagram / 

@pyreworksstudio

Ceramics -

Handbuilding with Clay 

Has ceramics been on your to do list for ages but you don't have a pottery wheel? No problem!

Look no further than Ceramics - Handbuilding with Clay with this set of classes allowing you to pick and choose from a variety of options and hand forming techniques.

Local clay artist and sculptor, Carolyn Warren-Langford will teach a complete lesson on a different technique with clay every week, with two glazing sessions over the term to add the finishing touches to your work.

Join us for fun sessions where you can unwind from your busy schedule, get your hands into gorgeous clay and create something from a blob of mud that you'll treasure forever. But don’t come to just one!

A handmade ceramic creation can liven up any home, as well as turn into a conversation piece if you’re entertaining and you get all the bragging rights for making it yourself!

All of these classes are suitable for beginners as well as those who have had some experience with clay.

Tuesdays

Oct 8 - Dec 10
7 - 9:30 pm


Thursdays
Oct 10 - Dec 12

10:30 am - 1 pm

Each lesson 2.5 hours, $50 + firing fee

All clay, glaze and use of equipment and tools is included.

Please dress for mess!

Tickets for Tuesday or Thursday classes

Tickets for Saturday Classes

Fun with Pinch pots Tuesday evening October 8 or Thursday morning October 10

Pinch pots are super fun and easy to make and can become almost anything - Think berry bowls, breakfast bowls, bowls with polka dots, bowls with feet, fat bowls, fine bowls, with wavy edges or birds sitting on them, with handles or spouts, Pinch pots for plants, pots with big mouths turned into lolly jars or soap holders, turned into creatures, even telephone amplifiers... the list is endless! What will your pinch pot become?

Decorating with Colour - Mishima Tuesday evening October 15 or Thursday morning October 17

Bored with simply painting on underglaze when colouring your clay creations? Try something new and take your skill set to the next level with this easy and fun decorating technique which will inspire many future clay projects. You can decorate and colour the pinch pot you created in week one or use a previously prepared form provided in the class.

Handmade ceramic Bells and Windchimes Tuesday evening October 22 or Thursday morning October 24

Crushing on ceramic bells? Add a splash of colour and that lovely tinkling sound to your patio for the holiday season with a set of hand-made clay bells or beautiful wind chimes created by you!

Clay Planters - Monsters, Pot heads or Face Plants Tuesday evening October 29, Thursday morning October 31

Entertaining outside? Add a splash of colour and fun to your patio with quirky succulent planters created by you. Make planters with faces or even feet!

Candle holders and Censers Thursday morning November 7

Lit candles and the fragrant scent of incense help to create a mystical and magical atmosphere and what could be better than using a holder that you created with your own hands? You will design and form your own unique candle holder or censer and then pierce it with holes to allow the light to shine through!

GLAZE WEEK Tuesday evening November 12 or Thursday morning November 14

Glazing week is your opportunity to apply glaze to your fired creations before they are fired for the final time. They will be ready to collect and take home to treasure approximately two weeks after the session.

Creature Feature Tuesday evening November 19 or Thursday morning November 21

Ever wanted to make a dragon, octopus or other creature from clay? You can create a small creature sculpture using simple coiling and sculpting methods and watch his character develop before your very eyes!

Breakfast in Bed or Delicious Dessert set Tuesday evening November 26 or Thursday morning November 28

Imagine the pleasure of eating breakfast or dessert from a handmade bowl, spoon and plate set, all formed by your own hands. You will create your own ceramic breakfast or dessert set to take home and treasure in this fun class. It is so satisfying to eat from handmade tableware - and the food tastes even better!

DIY Clay tools and equipment Tuesday evening December 3 or Thursday morning December 5

Clay tools are expensive, right? They don't need to be! This class will show you how to make your own tools and equipment for clay from around the home or your local op shop!

GLAZE WEEK Tuesday evening December 10 or Thursday morning December 12

Glazing week is your final opportunity for this year to apply glaze to your fired creations before they are fired for the final time. They will be ready to collect and take home to show off approximately one week after the session.

 

Each lesson 2.5 hours, $50 + firing fee

All clay, glaze and use of equipment and tools is included.

Please dress for mess!

Final Pick up week Tuesday evening December 17, Thursday morning December 19

To book for Tuesday or Thursday classes: Tickets

*Due to the nature of this program there are no refunds once tickets have been purchased, but you may send someone in your place

 

Saturday Ceramics - Handbuilding with Clay

Due to popular demand Carolyn is also offering classes in her private studio in Point Cook.

Whether it's been on your "to do" list for ages and your Pinterest board is overflowing with inspiration and you don't know where to begin, or you've attended a few classes and can't wait to learn more, look no further than Ceramics - Handbuilding with Clay.

 

This set of classes allows you to pick and choose from a variety of options, from serving ware to preparing your work for the kiln, with a glazing session in the final week.

Do something special for yourself and join local clay artist and sculptor, Carolyn Warren-Langford in her own private studio for fun, relaxing Saturday afternoon sessions where you can unwind from a busy week, get your hands into gorgeous clay and create your very own treasure from a blob of mud all without the pottery wheel!

Three hour sessions give you that little bit of extra time to take your time to refine your creation and small class sizes provide plenty of opportunity for individual attention throughout the class.

All materials, equipment and firing is included in these three hour classes.

All of these classes are suitable for beginners as well as those who have had some experience with clay.

 

Saturday 12 Oct - 9 Nov

12:30 - 3:30 pm

$59.11 - $80.21

Tickets for Saturday classes

October 12 12:30 - 3:30

Clay planters - Monsters, Pot heads and Face plants

Entertaining outside? Make your neighbours jealous and add a splash of colour and fun to your patio with quirky succulent planters created by you. Make planters with faces or even feet!

October 19 12:30 - 3:30

Tableware sets - Tea and scones or coffee and cake?

Enjoy the pleasure of drinking a relaxing cup of tea from a cup formed by your own hands. Afternoon tea always tastes better from tableware you made yourself!

October 26 12:30 - 3:30

Tricks of the trade - Preparing your work for firing

After all that hard work, ceramics doesn't always turn out as expected - clay is a fickle material and sometimes has a mind of its own! This class is perfect for learning about drying your work, preparing your greenware for the kiln and the prevention and repair of faults to give your pre-fired work the best chance at success in the firing process.

 

All materials, equipment and firing is included in these three hour classes.

Dress for mess - Aprons provided

Coffee and tea provided - BYO snacks!

 

Nov 9 1:30 - 3:30

GLAZING DAY

Glazing week is your final opportunity for this year to apply glaze to your fired creations before they are fired for the final time. They will be ready to collect and take home to use and treasure approximately one week after the session

 

Please click on the following link to book - Tickets

*Due to the nature of this program there are no refunds once tickets have been purchased, but you may send someone in your place.

Instructor / 

Carolyn Warren-Langford

Website/

www.facebook.com/claysanctuary

Email/  

claysanctuaryinfo@gmail.com

 

instagram / 

@claysanctuary

Instructor / 

Carolyn Warren-Langford

Website/

www.facebook.com/claysanctuary

Email/  

claysanctuaryinfo@gmail.com

 

instagram / 

@claysanctuary

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