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Garden Delights - 5 Weeks

In this course, you will explore making pottery for the garden working in terracotta clay!

  • Started 30 Jan
  • 330 Australian dollars
  • Darwin Adult Short Courses

Course Outline

Course outline In this course we will explore making pottery for the garden working in terracotta clay, then decorating with slips and underglazes and raw firing. We will be working with moulds and formers using hand building techniques to create work that can be both functional and decorative for your garden. If students have some competency on the wheel, the tutor will support them to use this method to create their works. The first 4 weeks: Will be devoted to making and creating our garden masterpieces; there will be a focus on lanterns to light our gardens for the dry season, bird baths and bird feeders to sustain our feathered friends, and totems to mark our gardens for us. For those students that wish to incorporate the use of recycled materials this will be supported and encouraged by the tutor! Week 5: The final week of our course will be devoted to completing the decoration of our work and preparing our pots ready to load in the kiln for firing. So get on “Instagram”, “Pinterest” and get out in that garden. Get inspired to make the best room in the house even better for this dry season. Course fee includes glazing and firing your pieces. About your teacher: Gerald has practiced pottery for years and he sells his crafts at the Studio Elevenlee with his wife Kate in Darwin. For a seniors discount of 10% use coupon code SENIOR at check out. ID will be checked at class register. Have you missed out on enrolling in this course? Just send us an email and we might be able to help you!


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Cancellation Policy

CANCELLATION AND REFUNDS Please choose carefully as course fees will not be refunded to participants who are unable to attend the course due to changes in personal circumstances or work commitments. Course fees will not be refunded once confirmation and/or commencement of the course has occurred. ​In the event of a serious illness, you may request to transfer to the following term. A full refund of course fees will be paid if the advertised course does not proceed. Participants will be advised if a class does not have the minimum number of students to commence.


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