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classphotos33A Ceramics 4 U offers beginner's ceramic painting classes for people of all ages from 6 to 100 and specialises in catering for all levels of students, from the absolute beginner to the most advanced. Men and women, young and old, inexperienced to very creative, all enjoy ceramics. 


You're sure to find things you'll love making and using, even if you've never held a brush. There's something to whet everyone's creative appetite.  When you join a ceramic studio class, you'll be guided every step of the way by a helpful instructor.  What's more, you'll meet people like yourself and enjoy the fun of making new friends and sharing ideas.

webclasses5Adult Introduction to ceramics this is a great one-off class for first timers that would like an introduction to the creative world of ceramics and without the commitment of buying everything. You can work in two types of medium greenware or bisque. All you have to do is come in, relax and create and we have the designs for you to choose from.

6 Week Beginners' Course:

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This is a 6 week basic ceramic course which is designed to give students the opportunity of expression through the use of various media and techniques. Various types of coloured products as well as a variety of glazes are available for use. Kiln firing of all work will be carried out by arrangement with the A Ceramics 4 U studio. Bookings are essential, so contact our studio today!!!

While every effort will be made to fire work without delay, there may be occasions when the firing of students examination work may take precedence.
 

Ceramic Introduction Classes:
 

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Why not try one of our Ceramic Introduction Classes, where you can "Have A Go" and paint a ceramic bisque plate.

These 2 to 3 hour classes start at $25 including all your materials, patterns or designs, use of studio brushes, colours, glazing and firing.                                                                                                       Classes are held Tuesday to Friday from 9 am to 12 noon and morning tea is included in your fee. Studio closed on Monday's.

Bookings are essential...so why not come have some creative fun!!!
 

Advanced Classes:

Our advanced classes are designed for those who already have knowledge of basic techniques in ceramics. 

These are regular classes for those that would like to learn more detailed ceramic design techniques and suitable for beginners, or for students that would like to improve or learn new ceramic skills in making your own sensational ceramic ware.
 

Senior's Classes:

The Growing Popularity of Ceramics for Seniors

Ceramics for senior citizens is growing in popularity as more seniors discover the rewards of finding a new hobby or rediscover a pleasurable hobby from their past.

As we age, physical limitations might hinder us from enjoying activities that were once part of our lives. Today's seniors are replacing some of those activities with enjoyable ceramic projects that give them a sense of accomplishment while keeping them involved in life.

Many senior citizen centers, ceramic studios and continuing education groups offer ceramic instruction to the older generation. Residents of nursing homes, group homes and assisted living centers are creating ceramic projects that are enjoyable while keeping their minds and hands busy. Seniors living alone find creative expressions to be a pleasurable way to pass the time.

As the trend toward ceramics for seniors continues to increase, the growth of senior citizen fairs is becoming more popular. Many students have the opportunity to sell their creations and supplement their income.

Calling all Seniors who like to do something creative and fun on Tuesday mornings!

A Ceramics 4 U is the perfect place to come and paint while socialising with friends weekly. Choose the pieces you want to make and the techniques you want to learn or use. Ceramics makes perfect gifts!

Use of our brushes, all Duncan Concepts fired colours and all non-fired colours are included, along with clear glaze. We have hundreds of bisque items to choose from!

Classes are on Tuesday mornings from 9am to 12 noon and Tuesday afternoons from 1pm to 3pm.

WHAT IT COSTS

Adults pay a studio fee of $5.00 plus the cost of ceramic ware, paints, glaze and firing.

Kids 12 and under pay a studio fee of $3.00 plus the cost of ceramics, paints, glaze and firing.

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