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October 3, 2017

Hello Clay lovers!

    Just to let you know that this Saturday October 7 is the last chance to make something to have it fired in time for the pit firing on Saturday October 21.

 

Saturday October 7        12:30 - 4:30 pm        4 hours                   $75

 

Handbuilding a form for the pit!       

          

Location:  PyreWorks Studio,  Point Cook.

 

 

 In this workshop we will be creating a form to place into the pit firing on October 21. It can be a figurine or a pot using the pinch pot or coiling methods or a combination.

 

As they will not be getting glazed, they will not be suitable for food. The clay used will be a choice of BRT, terracotta or earthenware paperclay.

 

Bring a snack for afternoon tea - tea and coffee provided.

Clay, use of tools and equipment is included, bisque firing is $5 per kilo.

 

 

Saturday October 21   late afternoon/evening     4 hours             $50 

 

Pit firing session   

 

Location:  PyreWorks Studio,  Point Cook.

 

Place your pre-made and bisqued form made last session into the pit fire with combustibles that will change its colour! We will build the fire together and you will be able to wrap your work in your choices of combustibles and watch the fire as it burns. The pieces will need to cool overnight so you can collect your piece the next day, newly pyreborn!

 

Limited spots!

 

All clay, underglaze, glazes and use of tools and equipment are included 
 Firing is $5/kilo.


To book please email me at
carolyn@pyreworksstudio.com.au


Other Upcoming Workshops Dates:

Saturday October 28    11am - 3:30pm

Plaster mould making session                      4 hours            $75
This session will be an introduction to simple mould making. Bring along a simple form or make one from clay to make a mould from plaster so you can make copies. This mould will be used to slip cast into in the next session

Saturday November 4    11am - 3:30pm
Slip casting session                                    4 hours                $75
In this session you will pour clay slip into the plaster mould made in the previous session to make copies of the form, which can be altered or left as is after tidying up.

Saturday November 11   11am - 3:30pm
Fabric and slip session                         4 hours                   $75
Fabric and slip is a really fun technique and can be added to sculptural work or place into a mould.

Saturday November 25   11am - 2:30 pm
Drop in and Glaze it yourself day            3 hours          $30
The studio will be open for you to glaze your bisqued pieces from the previous sessions.
 

All clay, underglaze, glazes and use of tools and equipment are included 
 Firing is $5/kilo.

To book please email me at
carolyn@pyreworksstudio.com.au

 

Hope to see you at one of the classes!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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