Tailored Lessons

 Give yourself permission to create, slow down and play in the mud with Tali’s ceramics workshops. You are invited to journey through your own creative process from idea to finished product.  Tali creates a space that invites you to slow down and sink into the meditative and playful experience of clay and ceramics.  Experience the pleasure of making, the satisfaction of self expression and the opportunity to learn new skills. Her fully equipped studio, The Depot in Mullumbimby, Byron Shire, provides you with all you need to bring your designs to life. Tali’s teaching style skilfully creates a safe and nurturing space to fully surrender to the creative process, whilst guiding you with more than 10 years experience in fine art and ceramics.

“I teach because I believe that the more people we have expressing themselves creatively in our community the healthier and more connected that community becomes. I teach because it challenges me personally and I like that. And I teach because it’s fun!”  

Tali offers regular ongoing ceramics workshops throughout the year as well as seasonal short workshops.  She also provides 1 on 1 tuition and custom workshops.  1 on 1 sessions allow you to deepen your skills and creative process with fully focussed and tailored teaching.  Custom workshops are the perfect addition to retreats, family holidays and weekend getaways.  A beautiful way to honour special life events such as baby showers and hens nights by celebrating in a space to connect and play with family and friends.

This privately tailored session will provide you with the opportunity to learn basic techniques in handbuilding or wheel work. Both of these creative process are beautiful and quite different in nature. You will have the opportunity to “taste” one of these worlds and finish your own handmade pieces.

You will be able to collect your piece from the studio after 4 weeks, it will be glazed and ready to use:-)

Group sessions over 4 people are also available, please contact me for more details :))

In this session you will get the opportunity to learn and experience:

  • Introduction of clay types and preparation for wheel throwing or hand building
  • Basic skill of throwing on the wheel: centring, pulling up, opening the form (Wheel throwing session)
  • Building and joining with slabs and coils (Handbuilt session)
  • Basic design principles 

Included in the workshop: 

  •  clay of your choice
  • Variety of Tools
  • pottery wheels
  • Studio equipment and tools
  • one piece will be fired and glazed for you to take home in 4 weeks time after it’s dry and glazed  🙂
  • Tali‘s selection of glazes to choose from to glaze your final piece 
  • 2 firings for your piece (bisque firing and glaze firing) 

*please note: your work will be ready for you to pick up after 4 weeks, if you are traveling we are happy to arrange delivery for you (fee might apply)-please check with us. 

What to bring 

  • Comfortable clothes that can get muddy 🙂 
  • A large towel dedicated for play/clay – if doing the wheel throwing session (pre loved one is perfect)
  • Patience and your creative flare
  • Tea and coffee supplied with love
  • Feel free to bring along a snack or lunch

Feedback from Past Students 

“I’ve obtained knowledge & skills to pursue pottery as a relaxing activity. Thank you.” Sue Petruszka 

Tali was a wonderful teacher. The class was fun and interesting and I came away with some impressive pottery pieces.” Lisa Joel 

Important information 

Once your enrolment/payment  is completed you will receive a confirmation with the dates, time.

 Please make sure that you give us a valid email address and mobile number as any course changes will be communicated via sms or email.

Please note : we don’t accept cancellation, Our studio is in high demand.

Prices

one-on-one person: $220 for 2 and half hours

2 people: $320 for 2 and half hours

3-4 people: $150 per person, 3 hours session

over 5 people $120 per person, 3 hour session

Custom made workshops are also available, please contact me for more details 🙂

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