- : The House of Wool
- : Introduction To Ceramics Course
The House of Wool
We are a small wool shop located in Leura, NSW, specialising in creating hand spun and hand dyed yarns. We also stock beautiful commercially produced yarns, needles and accessories, and run regular workshops in knitting, crochet, spinning, soap making and introductory ceramics.
Open Monday and Thursday 10 am to 3 pm, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 4 pm.
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Introduction To Ceramics Course
* 50% non-refundable deposit.
This comprehensive introductory ceramics workshop will run over three days. You will create your pieces over two consecutive days, and after they are dried and bisque fired you will return for the glazing workshop.
Our instructor Phoebe, has many years of experience in ceramics, having trained at the National Art School in ceramics, painting, drawing, and art history and theory.
Days 1 & 2 (Saturday august 24th, Sunday August 25th):
• learn the process of hand-building various forms including a range of vessel shapes
• learn techniques to construct your ceramic pieces including coiling, pinching, paddling and joining
• refine your shapes and explore different finishes including texture and decorative elements
Your pieces will then air dry, and be bisque fired in preparation for Day 3, your glazing workshop.
Day 3 (Saturday September 28th September):
• learn about glazing techniques
• select and apply a food grade stoneware glaze to your finished pieces
Your work will then be transported to the kiln for glaze firing, and we will notify you when it is ready for pick up or delivery. Finished work can be collected from The House of Wool, Glebe, or postage can be arranged upon request at no additional cost.
Cost - $350 - 50% deposit secures your place (includes all materials, firing costs and lunch)
Deposit is non-refundable; should you not be able to attend we will do our best to accommodate you at a later date. The balance is due at the conc
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The House of Wool
Phone: 0456 242 115
142 Leura Mall
Leura NSW 2780
46 Hargraves Street
Blackheath NSW 2785
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