Developing a personal wheel throwing style

Go potty with this class. Wishing to learn, develop and improve you wheelwork technique for making pots? Extend your ability and scope to produce various sizes and styles of pottery.

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Teacher Date Day Time Sessions Fee Enrol
Ian Jones 18 July Tuesday 6-9pm 10 $495

Course outline

This course for is designed for beginners and continuing students, wishing to learn, develop and improve their wheelwork technique for making pots. You will extend your ability and scope to produce various sizes and styles of pottery focussing on vases, bottles and bowls as well as making stoneware pots, fired using simple glazes to 1300deg.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course beginners will have developed basic wheel-working skills while more advanced students will have improved their skills, increasing the scale and variety of forms they can make. There will be a focus on basic throwing skills in a series of exercises. More advanced students will be assisted in improving their techniques and achieving self guided outcomes.

Who should enrol

Both the beginning student and more advacned will equally enjoy this course.


Beginners will not require any tools or equipment, however more advanced students will need to supply their own pottery tools. Clay will be available during classes. Please bring a plastic ice-cream container, a sponge and an old towel and it is recommended to wear old clothes.


Ian Jones is a graduate of the ANU School of Art. Ian is passionate about wood-fired ceramices. In 2000 he opened Old Saint Luke's Studio Gallery in Gundaroo. To see some of Ian's work please visit the following site,

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