Sun, 06 Sept


Melbourne Clay

Skills Development - Throwing Large Vessels

Sometimes size does count.

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Skills Development - Throwing Large Vessels

Time & Location

06 Sept 2020, 10:30 am – 4:30 pm

Melbourne Clay , Studio MG2, Mercator Building, Abbotsford Convent, No.1 St Heliers Street, Abbotsford VIC 3067, Australia

About the event

Colin Hopkins, maker of the large scale Porcelume light pendant will lead you through the methods and processes involved in scaling up your thrown pieces.  

Areas to be covered include:

- preparing the clay 

- wedging techniques 

- tools and equipment

- opening and throwing techniques

- controlling the drying process

- turning and the relationship to the final fired form


The morning will be demonstrations and the afternoon will be a hands on wheelthrowing class of only 12 people. 

Participants will need to have basic wheel throwing skills including centering, opening and pulling up. 





  • Throwing Large - Morning Only


    This ticket will allow you to attend the morning demonstration session of this program.




  • Throwing Large - All Day


    This ticket will get you a seat in the morning demonstrations session and the afternoon hands-on workshop. All work will be recycled. We won't be keeping any pots.


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