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Ceramic and Pottery Art Classes and Workshops in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia.
Only 100km from Melbourne, ideal for day trippers and holiday makers!

Situated on the outskirts of Ballarat, Victoria at the foot of Mt Warrenheip, ClayMotion offers a range of creative activities for the general community – adults, children and families – for local businesses, and Professional Development for teachers and professional artists.

Being only 100km from Melbourne workshops can be easily accessed by Melbournites, corporate teambuilding is feasible, and school holiday programs can be attended by day trippers.

The owner of ClayMotion, Dawn Whitehand, has extensive experience in the arts, including writing about art and exhibiting both nationally and internationally.

Dawn has been teaching art for over fifteen years in many different learning environments including schools, kinders, University and community centres.

Her personal studio is the location of her community arts program, so when you or your children enrol in a class with ClayMotion they are experiencing a real practising artists studio environment.

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LATEST NEWS

TERM THREE 2016 classes begin July 12th for adults and the next week for children.

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Visit the CLASSES page for enrolment details and dates.

Beginners Glaze Workshop – what is a glaze? Fee $120.00 includes tuition, all materials and afternoon tea.

In this beginners workshop students will learn about the different components that make up a glaze, how to formulate basic glaze recipes, how to weigh and mix glaze recipes, how to convert quantities of glaze recipes and Occupational Health and Safety with regards to handling glaze materials. This will be a practical workshop with students participating in real time, working hands on in weighing and mixing.

Visit the WORKSHOPS page to enrol

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PIT FIRING WORKSHOP: October 22nd-23rd, Fee $210.00

This workshop is ideal for people interested in art or ceramics and also for artists wanting to expand and build on their skills. This workshop will be conducted over two days, is for all skill levels and will introduce students to all aspects of pit firing. Students are encouraged to bring a notebook and camera to document their learning.
Visit the WORKSHOPS page to enrol

NEW in the ClayMotion Shop: Clay project kits – these kits include a kilo of clay and three clay modelling tools and include postage within Australia. These kits would make a great Christmas present for the budding artist, someone interested in experimenting with clay, or as a holiday project for the kids. Visit the SHOP to view the range of project kits available.

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ClayMotion’s program includes:

Handmodelled Shoe - adult class

Handmodeled Shoe – adult class

After School Children’s Pottery Classes
Children’s Birthday Parties
School Holiday Classes
Family Workshops
Mothers Group Activities

And for adults:
Adults Pottery/Ceramics classes
Creative Teambuilding for Business

 

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QUICK LINKS :

VISIT THE SHOP TO BROWSE POTTERY SUPPLIES (PLEASE NOTE ALL CLAY ORDERS PICK UP ONLY)

TERM TWO 2016 CLASS TIMES AND ENROLMENT INFORMATION CLICK HERE

OR HOW ABOUT A GIFT CERTIFICATE ? VISIT THE SHOP TO PURCHASE ONLINE. 

VISIT THE SHOP TO VIEW A FULL LIST OF CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS 

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ClayMotion  has clay and ceramic tools available for sale which can be ordered online via the shop.

ClayMotion also offers a firing service for artists in the local and surrounding area. Simply contact me to organise a quote.

Remember to visit the student gallery to see some great images of works made by both adult and children students, past and present.

Don’t forget to share ClayMotion classes and workshops with friends and family you think may be interested :-)

 

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