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Benowa

Sip n Sculpt Thursday Nights (every week during the school term) Clay or whatever medium you’re in to.

Bring a glass of your favourite vino, and relax with like minded people creating a piece that’s been demo’d that evening or something individual of your choosing. Come along every week or once in a while. Ticket options available depending upon circumstances and frequency. Concession available.

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Sip n Sculpt Thursday Nights  (every week during the school term) Clay or whatever medium you’re in to.
Sip n Sculpt Thursday Nights  (every week during the school term) Clay or whatever medium you’re in to.

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01 Feb 2024, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm AEST

Benowa, Sculptors Society 173 Ashmore Rd, Benowa QLD 4217, Australia

About the event

This is a weekly community creative space where you can have as much structure or freedom as you desire. There will be a theme/demonstration every week which you can choose to follow or create whatever you like, you're not obligated to stop and watch the demo. Activities include sculpting with clay or whatever medium you choose, dip glazing your pieces once bisque fired or hand glazing your pieces or choosing pre-made bisque pieces to hand paint with glaze. The aim of this program is to support you and give you to tools to take your art as far as you would like, whether it be to chill and relax, or build a niche/side hustle, developing the confidence and skills to run your own class/workshops in house, or independantly, gain traction/followers through social media, gain the skills to participate in shared student market stalls/your own individual market stall, making art your full-time gig. Support, mentoring, and friendship will be available, whatever your goals. Sculptors Society membership gives you discounts that offset class costs, feel free to contact Wendy on 0422 137 568 to enquire about classes and Society membership.

Weekly demonstrations include:

- Sculpting animals (large and small including sea creatures)

- Sculpting functional ware by hand (mugs, bowls, planters etc) and by using moulds & textured material

- Sculpting Earings and jewellery using moulds and templates

- Creating fairy houses, mushrooms, bee feeders, and tiny houses

- Creating wall art using driftwood, clay, and cord

- Creating themed sculptures for exhibiting at student exhibitions

- Sculpting decorative dishes for incense and trinkets

- Sculpting animal planters

- Creating a platter with dip bowl, and cheese cutter

- Creating sculptures encorporating natural elements from the everyday environment

- Creating Christmas themed ornaments (Term 4)

- Sculpting a bust and/or head, human or otherwise

- Creating wall and hanging planters

- Furbaby themed functional wares for your best friend such as dog food/water bowls

- Hand glazing/painting your chosen pre-made bisqued pieces

- Creating and hand glazing mexican inspired plates and dishes

- Creating a no waste keep cup, plain or with personalised stamped affirmation (optional)

- Sculpting Candle sticks, candle holders, tealight holders

- Creating air plant holders/hangers, bells, chimes, diffusers

- Creating decorative dishes, and bookmarks using shells, leaves, flowers and other natural elements

- Creating art with air dry clay (hanging and free standing)

You'll also learn as much or as little as you like about:

- Purchasing ingredients and mixing your own very economically priced glazes

- Different types of clays and their properties

- Glazing and firing temps

- Dip glazing techniques

- loading and hiring kilns, options for firing and ceramic supplies on the Gold Coast

- Getting experience demonstrating an idea or technique/process

- Teaching classes in your area of expertise, interest, or knowledge (teaching opportunities)

- organising for, attending, and setting up for markets (opportunity to have a class table)

- Exhibiting your work in exhibitions (opportunity to exhibit in student exhibitions)

- Developing your neche and growing on social media

- Making your own moulds to make multiple pieces of a similar size and shape

- And much more

Additional Info:

- We'll be firing super hot at cone 10 which gives a gorgeous glaze outcome that you wont get anywhere    

   else.

- You can purchase a starter tool kit, or make up your own using everyday things you have around the 

   house.

- You can purchase clay on arrival for $28 for a big bag that will last you ages!

- Your pieces will be bisque fired, you'll glaze, then glaze fired at $13 per kilo. (Cheaper rate to just bisque)

- Classes will run during the school term, and break for the school holidays

- Questions? Contact Wendy: 0422 137 568

Tickets

  • 1 SipN Sculpt Class & Glazing

    1 Sip n Sculpt Class Thursdays 6-9pm during school term to create, and an optional class to glaze your pieces (or we can glaze for you). Options including mug n bowl combo using moulds and textured material, earrings, a hand built functional peice such as a mug, planter, animal planter, fairy house, vase, animal sculpture, bowl, jug, incense plate, trinket dish, platter, and many more. Enquiries Wendy: 0422 137 568 Inspiration @lilmisspottymouth on Facebook and Instagram. Clay & Firing included

    From $65.00 to $85.00
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    • $65.00
      +$1.63 service fee
    • $85.00
      +$2.13 service fee
    • $85.00
      +$2.13 service fee
  • 12 WK ClassPass-12 mnths 2 use

    12 Week class pass can be used for 12 classes over the course of 2024 for scheduled Thursday classes. For ideas and inspiration, check out the photo gallery on this home page or go to lilmisspottymouth on Facebook or Instagram and join The Sculptors Society for member discounts on classes, firing and so much more. Enquiries: Wendy 0422 137 568

    $600.00
    +$15.00 service fee
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  • 1st Term-9wk-SS Memb/Concessio

    Full 1st Term - 9 weeks (Thursday evening class, 3 hours per class per week - 6-9pm) - Sculptors Society Member or holder of a concession card. For ideas and inspiration, check out the photo gallery on this home page or go to lilmisspottymouth on Facebook or Instagram

    $315.00
    +$7.88 service fee
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  • 1st Term-9 week class

    Full 1st term 9 weeks, Thursday evenings (3 hours- 6-9pm) commencing February 1st, for Non Sculptors Society members or no concession card. For ideas and inspiration, check out the photo gallery on this home page or go to lilmisspottymouth on Facebook or Instagram and join The Sculptors Society for member discounts on classes, firing and so much more. Enquiries: Wendy 0422 137 568

    $405.00
    +$10.13 service fee
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  • 2nd Term-9wk-SS Memb/Concessio

    Full 2nd Term - 9 weeks (Thursday evening class, 3 hours per class per week - 6-9pm) - Classes commence Thursday April 18th. For Sculptors Society Member or holder of a concession card. For ideas and inspiration, check out the photo gallery on this home page or go to lilmisspottymouth on Facebook or Instagram

    $315.00
    +$7.88 service fee
    Sale ended
  • 2nd Term-9 week class

    Full 1st term 9 weeks, Thursday evenings (3 hours- 6-9pm) commencing Thursday April 18th, for Non Sculptors Society members or no concession card. For ideas and inspiration, check out the photo gallery on this home page or go to lilmisspottymouth on Facebook or Instagram and join The Sculptors Society for member discounts on classes, firing and so much more. Enquiries: Wendy 0422 137 568

    $405.00
    +$10.13 service fee
    Sale ended
  • 3rd Term-10 Wk SS memb/Concess

    Full 3rd term 10 weeks, Thursday evenings (3 hours- 6-9pm) commencing July 11th, for Non Sculptors Society members or no concession card. For ideas and inspiration, check out the photo gallery on this home page or go to lilmisspottymouth on Facebook or Instagram and join The Sculptors Society for member discounts on classes, firing and so much more. Enquiries: Wendy 0422 137 568

    $350.00
    +$8.75 service fee
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  • 3rd Term - 10 week classes

    Full 3rd term 10 weeks, Thursday evenings (3 hours- 6-9pm) commencing July 11th, for Non Sculptors Society members or no concession card. For ideas and inspiration, check out the photo gallery on this home page or go to lilmisspottymouth on Facebook or Instagram and join The Sculptors Society for member discounts on classes, firing and so much more. Enquiries: Wendy 0422 137 568

    $450.00
    +$11.25 service fee
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  • 4th term-11Wks-SSmemb/Concess

    Full 4th term 11 weeks, Thursday evenings (3 hours- 6-9pm) commencing Oct 3rd, for Sculptors Society members or concession card holders. For ideas and inspiration, check out the photo gallery on this home page or go to lilmisspottymouth on Facebook or Instagram and join The Sculptors Society for member discounts on classes, firing and so much more. Enquiries: Wendy 0422 137 568

    $385.00
    +$9.63 service fee
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  • 4th term-11Wk Classes

    Full 4th term 11 weeks, Thursday evenings (3 hours- 6-9pm) commencing October 3rd, for Non Sculptors Society members or no concession card. For ideas and inspiration, check out the photo gallery on this home page or go to lilmisspottymouth on Facebook or Instagram and join The Sculptors Society for member discounts on classes, firing and so much more. Enquiries: Wendy 0422 137 568

    $495.00
    +$12.38 service fee
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