At Island View Pottery we love nothing better than getting our hands dirty and making things! We offer pottery workshops and classes for people of all ages and abilities. Our goal is to provide an engaging, friendly environment for people to explore their creativity; learn new skills and enjoy each other's company.
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Beginners wheel throwing
An Introduction to wheel throwing
Have you always wanted to try your hand on the potters wheel?
Over the course of 3 weekly sessions you will learn the fundamentals of throwing on the wheel: centering, opening up, lifting wall and more! these one on one sessions are the perfect opportunity to discover the joys of wheel throwing
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$290 for 3 two hour sessions one on one
$340 for 3 two hour sessions for two people
includes all materials and firing of 4 pieces
Beginners Pottery Course
A very good place to start
Learn the basics of pottery with this introductory 5 week course. Enjoy the therapeutic benefits and explore your creativity with this unique medium. Over this 5-week course we will explore hand building processes including pinch, coil, and slab building as well as gain an understanding of the tools and methods involved in hand building.
Projects will focus on functional vessels; mugs, vases and bowls. Participants will learn about glazing and how color and surface design can bring life to their works. All levels welcome. This is a great idea for a day out with friends, and is the ideal experience gift for the creative type in your life who loves to try
$220 Including all materials: Clay, Glaze and Firings.
Take your pottery to the next level with this 102 pottery course. If you have completed a beginners pottery course and want to develop your skills further then this course is for you. Over 5-week you will learn to develop your technical skills in building and decorating techniques.
We will refresh on the basic hand building techniques and add fun techniques such as using coloured (stained) clay, making your own glazes, pulling handles and slip decorating.
Start Date : Wednesday 22nd September
$220 Including all materials: Clay, Glaze and Firings.
Make A Mug
Make and decorate a one of a kind mug
In this series of 2 workshops you will build your own mug and personalise it with our studio stamps or textures you have brought from home. In the following session you can get colourful with glazes and bring your mug to life!
Minimum 2 person booking
$90 per person Including all materials: Clay, Glaze and Firings.
Wheel Throwing Taster Session
Grab a friend and book in for a fun wheel throwing taster session. Perfect for total beginners- learn the basics of throwing in this unique taster session. You can choose your favourite pot to be bisque and glaze fired, ready for pickup at a later date.
$130 for two people
Including all materials: Clay, Glaze and Firing
Sessions time: 10am-11.30am
Make you own tea pot set while enjoying the flavours of Zealong's Award winning teas
Over the course of of 5 weeks you will learn to make a complete teapot set including: one teapot, 4 cups and 4 saucers. Each week you will get to enjoy a different tea from the Zealang tea range
Start Date: September
$260 per person Including all materials: Clay, Glaze and Firings.
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Wheel and Wine
Join us for a memorable evening of friends, fun, creativity and clay! Bring a bottle of your favorite wine or beer and some sweet and salty snacks too!* This is perfect for beginners and is all about having fun and giving pottery on the wheel a go.
You will get 2 goes on the wheel to make a cup and a bowl. You then choose your favorite pot to keep and we will fire and glaze it for you in a choice of 3 colours.
Start date: November 5th 6.30-8pm Your pots will be ready for pickup approx. 3 weeks after * Please drink responsibly. We will not teach intoxicated people.
In this 5 week beginners wheel throwing course aspiring potters will learn the basic throwing techniques used to throw cylinders, cups and bowls. You will learn to throw, trim and glaze your creations. By week 4 you will be able to choose you 4 favorite pieces to be bisque fired ready for glazing in the final week.
Age12 and up
Start date: Saturday November 20th -18th December 10- 1pm $290 includes all materials and firings. Participants are asked to bring their own aprons Maximum class size 6
If you have been feeling the urge to get crafty and explore your inner creative genius, this 5 week beginners pottery course is perfect for you.
Over 5 fun filled weeks, aspiring potters will explore multiple hand building techniques for creating their own unique handmade pots. Our focus will be on making Mugs, vases and bowls as well as decorating them using a variety of glazes.
These relaxed and friendly classes have a maximum of 7 people so you will get plenty of individual support.
Start Date: Tuesday 2nd November , 6-8pm 2021
$220 Including all materials: Clay, Glaze and firings
Grab a friend and book in for a fun wheel throwing taster session. Perfect for total beginners- learn the basics of throwing in this unique taster session. You can choose your favorite pot to be bisque and glaze fired, ready for pickup at a later date.
If the times below aren't suitable for you, please get in touch and well see if we can arrange a time that suits. firstname.lastname@example.org
The perfect gift for the creative person in your life. This Gift Voucher can be used for workshop, private classes or even purchasing handmade ceramics made in the studio. Please let us know which email you would like us to send your voucher to and if you have a special message you would like us to add.
Class Enrollment and Refund Policy
A full refund will be given if you cancel 3 weeks prior to the
A 50% refund will be given if you cancel 2 weeks prior to a
No refund will be given if your cancellation occurs within 2
weeks of the class starting date.
Tuition fee is due in full at time of registration.
There are no refunds or make-up classes for missed classes.
If you wish to book a private class to make up for a missed class the fee is $40 per hour.
Island View Pottery reserves the right to cancel classes with
insufficient enrolment . A full
refund will be issued if this is the case.