quick method for making large pots

an easy way to make a large pot or sculpture in one weekend

Making large pots with flat coils has been done for centuries.

Once the basic method is learned, anyone can make large pots and jars (or any sized functional or sculptural object) using a flat-coil method. Successfully master anything from small jars and teapots to large pots that defy gravity – shapes that would normally collapse if wheel thrown.

large hand-built pot

large hand-built pot with slip applied ready for further decoration

tall hand-built pot

1.5 m tall hand-built pot, slip applied ready to decorate

workshop details

Duration 2 days
Date to be announced
Participants minimum 4, maximum 10
Requirements Each participant will be required to supply their own tools & materials as listed in making large pots – requirements.
A detailed set of notes will be provided to each participant during the workshop. These will explain the aims, advantages and techniques.
Costs $250 per person – includes 1 bag of clay, slips, glazes, lunches & morning teas.
Extra clay will be available at $25 per bag.
Firing is extra at $10 per 1 kg dry weight.
Postage of completed pieces can be arranged – cost of postage will depend on weight and destination.
Payment A $50 non-refundable deposit is required to book your place at the workshop.
Balance is to be paid one week prior to workshop commencement.
Direct deposit banking details will be supplied when booking.
Location all workshops are held at ‘grakay’
17 Corbett Lane
Conondale Qld 4552.
We are located about 17 km south-west of Maleny (see location map for details).
Bookings Please email workshops@grakay.com for all inquiries & bookings.

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