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Playing with Clay Experience

Goolwa North, Australia

Experience hosted by David & Maria

3 hoursHosted in English
Committed to safety
This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Up to 6 people
Includes food, drinks, and equipment

What you'll do

Spend half a day with a qualified ceramicist in his studio playing with clay:

Develop your creativity and produce an amazing piece of clay art worthy of proud display. As an aspiring artist, with or without experience, you will make your pottery or sculpture masterpiece from your own creative ingenuity, at your own pace and with plenty of one-on-one guidance from a professional Potter and Sculptor.

What you will do:

> Introduction to clay – examples of what you can create, hand building, slab
making, the potter’s wheel

> Create – you will be given instructions and assistance to create your unique
project

> Decorate - you will be given instructions to the different decoration
techniques available

At the end of the workshop items are left with us for glazing and firing. These can be either picked up from us a few days later or we can post them out to you for an extra cost.
Other things to note
The ceramics workshop usually runs for 3 hours and needs to be booked two weeks in advance.
Best time for the workshop is 10 am to 1 pm.
Spend half a day with a qualified ceramicist in his studio playing with clay:

Develop your creativity and produce an amazing piece of clay art worthy of proud display. As an aspiring artist, with or without experience, you will make your pottery or sculpture masterpiece from your own creative ingenuity, at your own pace and with plenty of one-on-one guidance from a professional Potter and Sculptor.

What you will do…

What's included

  • Food
    Muffins/cakes for morning tea. Gluten free items if required.
  • Drinks
    non alcoholic beverages
  • Equipment
    Ceramic tools

Meet your host, David & Maria

Host on Airbnb since 2017
  • 2 Reviews
  • Identity verified
David & Mary are multifaceted, creative people, both with a B.A. in Visual Art, whose practice spans jewellery, ceramics, photography and scraper-board etching. Drawing inspiration from nature, subtle forms, textural details and the environment, they strive to apply high attention to detail, artisan techniques to every piece of work they produce.
While diverse in medium and form, David and Mary's body of work is cohesive and unmistakably recognizable for its intricate aesthetic, distinct illustrative quality and unique detail.
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From $162
/ person
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Where you'll be

Ceramics studio
We will conduct the workshop in our ceramics studio which is situated next to our B&B accommodation, Gumnut Getaway.

2 reviews

Nanda
September 2018
David and Maria are very good in sharing their knowledge and experience to make it easy to learn the basics, and the 'Playing with clay experience' fun. They are exceptional hosts, their good teaching and enjoying the craft is a great combination.
David and Maria are very good in sharing their knowledge and experience to make it easy to learn the basics, and the 'Playing with clay experience' fun. They are exceptional hosts…
Courtney
September 2018
My husband and I had a really lovely day giving clay a go and learning the very cool basics of this craft. David and Maria were really lovely and very welcoming. It was a really nice care free day with some very nice people. Having some personally crafted pieces to keep as well makes it well worth it.
My husband and I had a really lovely day giving clay a go and learning the very cool basics of this craft. David and Maria were really lovely and very welcoming. It was a really ni…

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 10 and up can attend.

What to bring

Closed shoes

hair tie