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Thu, May 06


Jack’s Magazine


A six week foundation to hand-building

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Time & Location

May 06, 2021, 10:30 AM GMT+10 – Jun 10, 2021, 12:30 PM GMT+10

Jack’s Magazine, B.240, via Magazine Way, Maribyrnong VIC 3032, Australia


About The Event

Learn clay hand-building techniques in a relaxed studio environment. Over 6 weeks you will learn about clay types and applications, methods of forming including pinching, coiling, slab-building and kurinuki (carving) - to create a series of objects that are fired and functional. Suitable for beginners or those looking to develop their skills. Starts Thursday and runs weekly from 10.30am-12.30pm. 

Week 1 : Pinch

Week 2 : Coil 

Week 3 : Kurinuki

Week 4 : Slab 

Week 5 : Freestyle 

Week 6 : Glaze + Fire

Note: work from weeks 1-5 will be bisque fired in preparation for glazing in week 6

BYO towel/apron

About the tutor:

Sachiko Mardon discovered the medium of ceramics (via mould-making and slip-casting) while studying for a  Bachelor of Industrial Design (Hons. RMIT), and later completed a Master of Fine Arts (Ceramics: UTAS). She recently established Piecework Projects studio at Jack’s Magazine, offering makers space to develop their ceramics practice at all levels. Sachiko also teaches hand-building at the Incinerator Gallery and Connie Lichti Ceramics. 

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