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Glaze Your Ceramics | July Sessions

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  • Thur, 13 July 2023 | 6pm-8pm
  • Sat, 15 July 2023 | 2pm-4pm
  • Sat, 22 July 2023 | 2pm-4pm
  • Sat, 29 July 2023 | 2pm-4pm

Where: Melbourne Street Workshop: 170 Melbourne Street, South Brisbane 4101


Haven't glazed at artisan before and new to ceramics?

  • Option 1: $40 per ticket which includes the use of glazes & firing for your two pots made in an Intro to Wheel Throwing class.
  • Option 2: $40 per ticket which includes the use of glazes & firing of two small pots available for selection from artisan's pre-made ceramic vessels.

Have glazed at artisan previously and wanting to join a glazing session?

  • Please book yourself into an upcoming session, the cost will vary based on the number of ceramics being glazed, please see pricing guide below.

Skill Level: Suitable for all levels.

Age Limit: 16+ 

Session Size: Limited to 8 spaces.

Tickets: Click on the orange 'Get Tickets' button either on the top right or bottom of the event page on your device to buy your ticket.  

Booking Details:

In this glazing class you will be guided through the glazing process to complete your works made in one of our Intro to Wheel Throwing classes. Learn how to apply glazes to ceramics, watch demonstrations of glazing techniques, and explore a variety of applications. Once you've been introduced to the glazing basics, you will have opportunity to dive into your project and work at your own pace to complete your works. Your works will then be prepared for the glaze firing and will be ready for collection approximately between 2-4 weeks.

Please Note:

These Glaze Your Ceramics sessions are for students from artisan's Intro to Ceramics classes and those who've made works during a Hire a Pottery Wheel sessions. 

Please ensure your works have been fired before booking into one of these sessions.

Follow this link if you'd like to book into one of our Intro to Ceramics classes to make a body of work to glaze in an upcoming session.

This booking includes:

  • Glazing demonstrations.
  • 2 hour glazing class.
  • Glazing instructions from artisan staff.
  • Guidance and troubleshooting.
  • A selection of glazes to finish your two pots.
  • Firing and kiln technician costs.
  • Use of workshop ceramic studio tools and equipment relevant to glazing. 
  • Access to glazes and underglazes.
  • Light refreshments: tea/coffee & biscuits.
  • Temporary storage of your finished works on artisan’s dedicated shelving for drying and kiln firing.
  • Access to cleaning materials and equipment: water, buckets, microfibre cloths.
  • The total booking time includes set up, pack down and cleaning.

What to bring:

  • Clothes that can get messy or an apron.
  • Closed in shoes (essential).
  • Your imagination and willingness to learn and make in a shared space.

Extra Services Pricing Structure:

* If you would like to glaze more works please find the glazing and firing costs outline below.

Artisan is able to provide glaze firing services at the costs outlined below. The fee includes the use of glazes and services of an experienced kiln technician to pack, fire and unpack the works.


  • The use of artisan glazes and a second firing service is priced at $20/kg.
  • All glazed works are weighed on site post-firing.
  • Payment can be made in person via Square upon collection of works (we can't accept cash at this time).
  • Works will be ready to collect approximately within 2-4 weeks.

Glazing Terms & Conditions:

  • The base and 5mm upwards from the base of each clay item must be clean from glaze.
  • Please photograph your items and have your initials or maker's mark stamped to the underside of each item.
  • Please provide a filled out glazing form per work or series of works with the same glazes/materials for our kiln firing technician (available on site). 
  • Details required:
    • Clay body used
    • Glazes used (brand, colour, firing range)
    • Brief description and/or sketch of your work
  • Please note, artisan does not accept responsibility for the loss or damage of items and reserves the right to refuse any items which we feel may cause issues during the firing process.

Storage of Work:

  • After the works are glazed and fired, you will be contacted via the email provided when the works have been fired and are ready to be picked up - we recommend picking items up within two weeks of being notified.
  • Please note: As we have a busy ceramics schedule and limited space, all work left at artisan longer than 2 months will become the property of artisan and/or disposed of.

Safety & Conduct:

  • The workshop space is a bustling community hub, we ask that noise levels be kept to a reasonable amount to not interfere with other workshop activities running at the same time.
  • We ask that you treat artisan staff, visitors, facilitators, workshop attendees and fellow glazing attendees with politeness and respect. 
  • Please ensure safe practices are followed when using the workshop space. 
  • Please follow good housekeeping practices ensuring the floor surface is kept clear of materials, tools, furniture and personal possessions, especially in thoroughfares.

Parking/Transport Information:

  • There is ample available street parking on surrounding streets, such as Manning, Edmondstone and Cordelia.
  • Undercover paid parking within a 5 minute walk includes SW1 carpark on Cordelia Street, West Village Carpark and the Convention Centre. 
  • Alternatively, Melbourne Street bus stop 4 is directly out the front of the entrance. Buses 192, 196, 199 and N199. 

Participant Cancellation Policy:

Bookings cancelled up to one week prior to the start of the workshop may be refunded in full. Bookings cancelled within 24 hours of the booking will NOT be refunded.

Workshop Transfer Policy:

You are welcome to transfer your booking to another person prior to the booking commencing, please confirm this arrangement in writing to

COVID-Safe Policy:

Please be assured artisan has well considered COVID-safe protocols regarding our workshop programming. You will be offered socially distanced seating, access to your own PPE sanitation options at your workspace, and a large extremely well-ventilated workshop venue.

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