This morning I travelled out to Millbrook, only a ten minute drive from the ClayMotion studio, to workshop a mums and bubs session with Mums from the Gordon Playgroup at the Millbrook Community Hall.
The community hall was once a primary school established in 1877, I guess during the prosperous gold rush era. The grounds also boasted a time capsule, marked by a stone and plaque, due to be opened in 2035 (I think, off memory). I wish I had taken a photo!
Mums made a plate which they decorated with coloured slip and decorative stamps…. plus baby handprints or footprints – a great and treasured lasting memento! There was even a grandmother participating who created a plate with her grandchildren’s prints.
Everyone had a great time with the group deciding they would have future sessions where we would make different clay mementos.
Mums and bubs sessions can be conducted from my studio or where your mothers group meets on any day of the week that doesn’t clash with my studio classes – simply contact me to discuss your needs 🙂
And finally, here are some photos from the session 🙂
ClayMotion Mums and Bubs Ballarat
Hello everyone – I hope everyone had a great Christmas & New Year!
Now that things are settling back down to routine (are they?) I thought is timely to post a reminder about the January School Holiday program – we are making snake pencil holders and monster post. Enrol in one session or both to keep the kids creatively occupied. Visit the SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM page for all the info and enrolment details 🙂
And just to keep you inspired check out these cuties from term four kids classes and some of the great stuff they created 🙂
Have a great Christmas & New Year ClayMotioners, and see you in 2017 🙂
I have not posted on the blog as much as I wanted during term four as I have not been well during the past few months, as many students will know….. so my New Years Resolution : GOOD HEALTH!!
SO …. Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year to all 🙂
AND be sure to check out the children’s school holiday program for your kids, grandkids and friends kids – spread the word!!
AND, or course the term dates and times are up on the website for term one, so visit the CLASSES page for more information.
Meanwhile here are a few pics from term four to inspire your imagination for new creations in term one.
Adults Pottery Classes in Ballarat
Well that was a whirlwind week for week one of term four – I can’t believe it is almost the end of the year!!
Anyway, here is what students got up to for the first week of making: pinch pots, coil pots and glazing!
And remember that childrens classes start this week too – tell your friends 🙂
I’m a bit slow with this weeks school holiday workshop update – that is because my NBN has been down since last Thursday!! I was doing minimal stuff thinking it would be resolved by now – but NO! So I am now chewing up my mobile hotspot coverage (yes I will be demanding compensation) to share the FAB plates & bowls made during the workshop 🙂
And, remember adults classes start this week, and there are a few vacancies available – so visit the SHOP and enrol 🙂
Last Wednesdays school holiday workshop went off with a bang with lots of colourful Christmas decorations being made. The decorations were painted with coloured slips (slip is liquid clay) and when fired the colours will be bright and shiny.
This Wednesdays workshop is also Christmas themed and we will be making bowls decorated with Christmassy designs. These bowls will be fired to stoneware temperature so can be used in the oven, microwave and dishwasher, so will make a great addition to the Christmas table. To enrol go to the SHOP and click on the School Holiday category.
And for the adults classes begin the following week beginning October 4th. To enrol visit the SHOP and click on the Ceramic Classes category – easy!
Happy Sunday 🙂
There are a series of workshops coming up at the ClayMotion studio over the next month or so:
Childrens School Holiday Program ; Pit Firing Workshop ; Jewellery Making workshop – yes jewellery, just for something different!
See the flyers below for more information and then visit the School Holiday Program Page and Workshops page for more detailed info, and enrol online via the SHOP or ring me on 0438382522.
And remember gift certificates are also available for these workshops.
Hope to see you soon 🙂
Time is flying despite the cold Winter we have had in Ballarat – and even colder here at the studio in Dunnstown! The fire, however, has been keeping the studio cozy warm.
There are only a few weeks left in the term, and the website has now been updated for term four dates and times, so be sure to enrol early to secure your place, and, of course, feel free to share with family and friends 🙂 More the Merrier!
And here are some more pics of finished student works to get you inspired 🙂 AND you can also follow ClayMotion on Pinterest for even more inspiration!
Well we are half way through term three and time is flying!! It has been a great term in both the children’s and adult classes, with lots of creativity happening! As we can see by the great work in progress pics from adults classes:
And here are some fantabulous finished works from ClayMotion students 🙂
AND …. there is an upcoming workshop for anyone interested in ceramics. Suitable for beginners to advanced, the pit firing workshop offers a great opportunity to explore more of your creative side…. see the workshops page for more info 🙂