Adult Classes


Come learn a new skill and get your hands in the mud –  Warning- pottery is additive! 

Please note: All the courses will now be run in our accessible studio at 28 Main St, Brighton

Courses are 8 weeks in length. We will work in low fire earthenware clay. This is suitable for most functional wares for the kitchen but not all i.e microwave. Throwing can be hard on shoulders and wrists. If you suffer from Arthritis or have concerns, please talk to us first!

COVID-19 in 2022

You will be required to wear a mask whilst inside and sanitiser must also be used upon entry.

Looking for a present? We issue gift certificates too!

PLEASE NOTE:

All prices are exclusive of HST 

At Firing Time, we are a one woman show. We understand that life gets in the way sometimes and cancellations are bound to happen.

Re-advertising spaces takes a lot of time and effort, please read our policy below

 

  • Cancellations within 2 weeks will be refunded 50%.
  • Cancellations within one week will be refunded 15%
  • A cancellation within 72 hours will not be refunded unless YOU can find someone to fill your space
  • No show, no refund will be given
  • There are no make up sessions for missed sessions unless cancelled by Firing Time

Class Details and Pricing

8 Week Throwing course. Starts June 16th- Aug 4th

Please note: Class now on Thursdays, 5.30- 8pm

Suitable for beginners and more advanced throwers. You will learn how to throw cylinders and bowls and how to trim your pots. Weeks 7 & 8 are spent decorating your pots.

Course costs $310 +HST  includes a bag of clay, firings and glazing.

Sign up here!

 

4 Week Hand-building Course starts April 27th (Wed) 10am-12pm. No class 18th May

You will learn hand building techniques such as pinch pots, coil, slab work and will glaze the pieces made.

There will be a maximum of 6 people (minimum of 4 to run) to optimize instruction time. The glazing session will be on May 25th.

Course costs $145 +HST  includes clay, firings and glazing.

Want to sign up?  Click here to enrol. 

 

4 Week Introduction to Throwing - Starts March 26, 2022 - is now full

Takes place from 1:30 – 4pm.

Can’t commit to 8 weeks? Then this four week introductory course is a perfect way to start.

Cost $175 includes clay, glaze and firing.

SORRY – THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL

4 Week Introduction to Throwing - Starts April 23, 2022 - 1:30 - 4pm - one spot left!

Please note there will be NO CLASS on May 14th & 21st. Glazing will take place on May 28th

Can’t commit to 8 weeks? Then this four week introductory course is a perfect way to start. You will take home around 7-8 pots which will be decorated using brush on glazes.

Cost $175 includes clay, glaze and firing.

Click here to sign up!

Private throwing lessons

Contact Melanie at Firing Time at firingtime2012@gmail.com to book your session today!

Payment required at the time of booking.

A 3 session package consisting of 2 x 2.5 hour sessions and one 1 hour glazing session costs $210 per person (+hst = $237.30)

Includes clay, glaze and firings. Based on minimum 2 people.

Private throwing lessons – 3 session package consisting of 2 x 2.5 hour sessions and one 1 hour glazing session (Based on 2 or more participants): $210/person +HST

1 hour handbuilding lesson for at least 2 people

Contact Melanie at Firing Time at firingtime2012@gmail.com to book your session today!

The prices below are based on a class of at least 2 people for 1 hour session.

 Please note prices do not include HST

One to one classes are $75 each for one hour.

The prices below are based on 2 people sharing a class

  • $80 – Pottery making only
  • $120 – 1 Pottery making AND glazing session
  • $180 – 2 Pottery making and one glaze session

Your will learn various techniques such as pinch pots, coil and slab work. The last session will be glazing your bisque fired masterpiece! All clay, glaze and firing included.

Why not gather a bunch of friends and book a private workshop? The price will be reduced per person depending on number.

You will learn various techniques such as pinch pots, coil and slab work. All materials are included.

You can etransfer your deposit to firingtime2012@gmail.com once you have arranged a session with Melanie.
Payment is required at the time of booking.

 

Private Group Bookings

Two Hour Pottery Making Session for  minimum people of 5 people.  

This includes a project in clay and then decorating the piece with underglazes.

$50 + hst per participant

email Melanie at firingtime2012@gmail.com to arrange

 

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