Term Classes Bookings

Monday Evening Introduction to Wheel Throwing Class – Beginners – Monday May 2 to 23

This course will consist of 4 weeks of expert tuition in wheel work. Sam Cree is back to take this class, as your skilled and patient tutor.  You’ll learn the basics about centring clay, trimming and decorating your work using coloured slip techniques. You will guide through the glaze process on your last week of Term. You can collect your work from the studio once it’s fired after your 4-week session as there is a turnaround time of x 2 to 3 weeks.

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Terms & Conditions
Terms & Conditions of Enrolment, Parramatta Clay and Arts Inc. (PCAI)

Confirmation of Booking
Once your booking is confirmed, details about our studio and what to bring to class will be sent closer to class commencement date.

Cancellation/ Refund Policy / Missed classes
2 weeks notification prior to commencement of class is required if cancelling your enrolment. A $20 cancellation fee applies
As there is a large waiting list for classes, no refunds or make up classes are available once class commences for missed classes, for change of mind, or failure to attend. In dire personal circumstances a partial refund may be considered. Conditions apply. Students must contact Director immediately to be considered.

Gift Voucher
If you have received a Gift Voucher you still need to book into the program via the online Booking Form. Instead of payment details simply place Gift Voucher number in Notes section of Form. Vouchers can be purchased via email. Gift Vouchers are valid for 24 months from date of purchase.

Waiting List
Class sizes are limited to 10 to 12 persons per class and fill very fast. If classes are full, this will be advised on the online booking Form. Sometime places open, due to cancellation so please complete the waiting list details form. If a place opens when term has commenced you will be advised and pay the full rate or a pro rata rate (if you miss a class) for the remainder of Term.
The Wait list is compiled in order of date and time of your booking. Also by filling in your name, we can better plan for classes next term.

Additional Needs and Physical ability
PCAI is an accessible venue for most although there is one step to the bathroom to navigate. A wheelchair accessible bathroom is available nearby.

Using the pottery wheel can be physically challenging for some with the following conditions: arthritis in or injury to hands; neck or back pain, reduced strength or limited motion in upper arms and shoulders; later trimester of pregnancy; Hip or Foot injury.

There are ways to modify the wheel throwing experience but please consider your physical capacity prior to enrolling in a wheel throwing class. We provide many options hand building with clay, as an alternative to the pottery wheel experience. Please feel free to contact us to discuss any addition needs further, so we may be of assistance.

Materials
Your materials fee covers a bag of clay, coloured slips and glazes per student.
Additional materials such as underglaze and tissue transfers can be purchased from the studio and are not included in materials fee.
For home studio use Clay can be purchased from the studio at discounted prices however orders need to be placed in advance.

Extra firings
PCAI kilns are always full, due to large student numbers. Occasionally we can fire some extra pieces, however a cost for bisque and glaze firings for work made outside of class time is necessary. Pieces can only be fired when kiln space is available as priority is given to PCAI enrolled student work. There are kiln firing services available at Blackwattle ceramics.

If an excess of materials is used during class, students may be asked to refine their work and select only the best for firing or to pay an additional fee for kiln space and materials used.

Date                      Monday May 2 to 23, 2022 (4-week course)

Time                      6 to 9 pm

Tutor                     Samantha Cree

Fee                        $210 (includes firings and materials)

Tool kit                  You will need to purchase a tool kit from us or elsewhere. Our price: $10 or $15

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Wednesday Evening Class- Suitable for Ongoing Students – May 4 to June 22, 2022

This course is designed to nurture your throwing and glazing techniques and is open to those with some experience in pottery. Your tutor Sam will provide weekly tuition guiding you along your ceramic journey through demonstrations, new projects to strengthen your wheel throwing and hand building techniques.

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Terms & Conditions
Terms & Conditions of Enrolment, Parramatta Clay and Arts Inc. (PCAI)

Confirmation of Booking
Once your booking is confirmed, details about our studio and what to bring to class will be sent closer to class commencement date.

Cancellation/ Refund Policy / Missed classes
2 weeks notification prior to commencement of class is required if cancelling your enrolment. A $20 cancellation fee applies
As there is a large waiting list for classes, no refunds or make up classes are available once class commences for missed classes, for change of mind, or failure to attend. In dire personal circumstances a partial refund may be considered. Conditions apply. Students must contact Director immediately to be considered.

Gift Voucher
If you have received a Gift Voucher you still need to book into the program via the online Booking Form. Instead of payment details simply place Gift Voucher number in Notes section of Form. Vouchers can be purchased via email. Gift Vouchers are valid for 24 months from date of purchase.

Waiting List
Class sizes are limited to 10 to 12 persons per class and fill very fast. If classes are full, this will be advised on the online booking Form. Sometime places open, due to cancellation so please complete the waiting list details form. If a place opens when term has commenced you will be advised and pay the full rate or a pro rata rate (if you miss a class) for the remainder of Term.
The Wait list is compiled in order of date and time of your booking. Also by filling in your name, we can better plan for classes next term.

Additional Needs and Physical ability
PCAI is an accessible venue for most although there is one step to the bathroom to navigate. A wheelchair accessible bathroom is available nearby.

Using the pottery wheel can be physically challenging for some with the following conditions: arthritis in or injury to hands; neck or back pain, reduced strength or limited motion in upper arms and shoulders; later trimester of pregnancy; Hip or Foot injury.

There are ways to modify the wheel throwing experience but please consider your physical capacity prior to enrolling in a wheel throwing class. We provide many options hand building with clay, as an alternative to the pottery wheel experience. Please feel free to contact us to discuss any addition needs further, so we may be of assistance.

Materials
Your materials fee covers a bag of clay, coloured slips and glazes per student.
Additional materials such as underglaze and tissue transfers can be purchased from the studio and are not included in materials fee.
For home studio use Clay can be purchased from the studio at discounted prices however orders need to be placed in advance.

Extra firings
PCAI kilns are always full, due to large student numbers. Occasionally we can fire some extra pieces, however a cost for bisque and glaze firings for work made outside of class time is necessary. Pieces can only be fired when kiln space is available as priority is given to PCAI enrolled student work. There are kiln firing services available at Blackwattle ceramics.

If an excess of materials is used during class, students may be asked to refine their work and select only the best for firing or to pay an additional fee for kiln space and materials used.

Beginners Class

Date                     Wednesday May 4 to June 22, 2022  (8 Week course)

Time                      6 to 9 pm

Tutor                     Samantha Cree

Fee                        $420 (includes firings and materials)

Tool kit                  You will need to purchase a tool kit from us or elsewhere. Our price: $10 or $15

Out of stock

Monday Evening Introduction to Wheel Throwing Class – Beginners – Monday June 6 to 23

This course will consist of 4 weeks of expert tuition in wheel work. Sam Cree is back to take this class, as your skilled and patient tutor.  You’ll learn the basics about centring clay, trimming and decorating your work using coloured slip techniques. You will guide through the glaze process on your last week of Term. You can collect your work from the studio once it’s fired after your 4-week session as there is a turnaround time of x 2 to 3 weeks.

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Terms & Conditions
Terms & Conditions of Enrolment, Parramatta Clay and Arts Inc. (PCAI)

Confirmation of Booking
Once your booking is confirmed, details about our studio and what to bring to class will be sent closer to class commencement date.

Cancellation/ Refund Policy / Missed classes
2 weeks notification prior to commencement of class is required if cancelling your enrolment. A $20 cancellation fee applies
As there is a large waiting list for classes, no refunds or make up classes are available once class commences for missed classes, for change of mind, or failure to attend. In dire personal circumstances a partial refund may be considered. Conditions apply. Students must contact Director immediately to be considered.

Gift Voucher
If you have received a Gift Voucher you still need to book into the program via the online Booking Form. Instead of payment details simply place Gift Voucher number in Notes section of Form. Vouchers can be purchased via email. Gift Vouchers are valid for 24 months from date of purchase.

Waiting List
Class sizes are limited to 10 to 12 persons per class and fill very fast. If classes are full, this will be advised on the online booking Form. Sometime places open, due to cancellation so please complete the waiting list details form. If a place opens when term has commenced you will be advised and pay the full rate or a pro rata rate (if you miss a class) for the remainder of Term.
The Wait list is compiled in order of date and time of your booking. Also by filling in your name, we can better plan for classes next term.

Additional Needs and Physical ability
PCAI is an accessible venue for most although there is one step to the bathroom to navigate. A wheelchair accessible bathroom is available nearby.

Using the pottery wheel can be physically challenging for some with the following conditions: arthritis in or injury to hands; neck or back pain, reduced strength or limited motion in upper arms and shoulders; later trimester of pregnancy; Hip or Foot injury.

There are ways to modify the wheel throwing experience but please consider your physical capacity prior to enrolling in a wheel throwing class. We provide many options hand building with clay, as an alternative to the pottery wheel experience. Please feel free to contact us to discuss any addition needs further, so we may be of assistance.

Materials
Your materials fee covers a bag of clay, coloured slips and glazes per student.
Additional materials such as underglaze and tissue transfers can be purchased from the studio and are not included in materials fee.
For home studio use Clay can be purchased from the studio at discounted prices however orders need to be placed in advance.

Extra firings
PCAI kilns are always full, due to large student numbers. Occasionally we can fire some extra pieces, however a cost for bisque and glaze firings for work made outside of class time is necessary. Pieces can only be fired when kiln space is available as priority is given to PCAI enrolled student work. There are kiln firing services available at Blackwattle ceramics.

If an excess of materials is used during class, students may be asked to refine their work and select only the best for firing or to pay an additional fee for kiln space and materials used.

Beginners Class

Date                      Monday June 6 to 23 , 2022 (4-week course)

Time                      6 to 9 pm

Tutor                     Samantha Cree

Fee                        $210 (includes firings and materials)

Tool kit                  You will need to purchase a tool kit from us or elsewhere. Our price: $10 or $15

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DROP-IN THURSDAY: NEW

We are excited to announce a new progam  – Drop in Studio Access – for students who have completed one full term of classes.

For more information and to book in please visit

 

Drop In Studio Access

If you have the slightest sign of an illness, please do not attend. (Further Covid compliance guidelines for PCAI studio will be supplied on confirmation of your enrolment). Thank you for your patience and understanding during these times as we navigate the fluid Covid 19 situation.

Tool Kits will be available for purchase on the first week of enrolment. Prices range from $10 to $20 per kit.

We welcome you back and trust that these courses will be rewarding and offer you a happy, creative outlet in the good company of fellow artists.

Please read our Conditions of Enrolment carefully prior to enrolment.