Clay Ventures

Ceramic classes and workshops in Auckland with Kairava

Come and join me in my Clay Studio in West Auckland. All levels and ages are very welcome. Come along and enjoy your creativity and the company of fellow students. Have fun playing with clay!

Kairava Gullatz

Kairava, who will be teaching pottery and clay sculpting techniques, has been tutoring ceramic classes at CEAC, Artstation and Studio One for the last 20 years. Her career includes 40 years of creating functional as well as sculptural ceramics.

"As a tutor I am looking forward to meeting you and sharing what I know about the ‘magic material’ clay."

Weekend Workshops

An opportunity to enjoy your creative expression in clay

 

Saturday 16th and Sunday17th March 2024
10am-3pm both days
class no: 0103

All levels
$295

This is an opportunity to enjoy your creative expression in clay.

Make the unique mugs, bowls, dishes, vessels or even small sculptures you always wanted!

There will be demonstrations throughout the weekend, supporting students to explore a wide range of sculpting and pottery techniques. This includes hand building and throwing on a pottery wheel. There are 3 wheels waiting for you. I have broken in the beasts, so you will have a safe ride. All works can be decorated with carvings, 3D-adornments and/or slip colours. Firings and glazing in a clear or matte glaze are done by Kairava after the class over the next couple of weeks.
All levels

Booking

Fees include membership fee, clay, firing and glazing.
Please bring meals and wear non precious clothing
How to book: Call Kairava on 021-0304 814

or send an email to: kairavaceramics@gmail.com

PAYMENT OPTIONS
Internet banking:
Transfer course fee to ASB

No. 12-3100-0198046-000
 

Class fees are refunded in case there are not enough participants In case of cancellations refunds are paid only
up until 4 days prior to start, a booking fee of $20 applies in this case.

By paying your class fee you agree to these conditions.

Term Classes

                                                                                                                                   I am looking forward to meeting you at my studio.

Term Classes
5 weeks
All levels
Fee: $ 335

Dates & Titles

Tuesday Evening 6-9pm, 5 weeks
starting 26th May 2024

CERAMIC VENTURES no.0203
Focus is tailored to suit attending students, both wheel and handbuilding will be taught.

$335 per student including all materials and firing2

Tuesday Morning 10am-1pm, 5 weeks
starting 26th March 2024

CERAMIC VENTURES no.0403
Focus is tailored to suit attending students, both wheel and handbuilding will be explored.

$335 per student including all materials and firings.

Come along and enjoy your creativity and the company of fellow students. The focus of teaching is tailored to suit attending students. Both wheel and hand building techniques will be demonstrated repeatedly. Kairava also offers one on one time to give students individual support. Part of the course is learning about options for surface decoration like carvings, 3D add-ons and slip colours. On our last day we will glaze all works which was made over the previous weeks (about 6 different glazes to choose from) and learn how to stack a kiln.

Beginners welcome.

Wednesday Evening 6-9pm, 5 weeks
starting 27th March 2024

CERAMIC VENTURES no.0303
Focus is tailored to suit attending students, both wheel and handbuilding will be taught. The description above also describes the way this evening class is run.

$335 per student including all materials and firings

Booking Term Classes

How to book:

Please inquire about availability.

Call Kairava on 021-0304 814
or send an email to: kairavaceramics@gmail.com

PAYMENT
Your payment secures your space

The class fee includes all materials and firings

Internet banking:

Account No.: 12-3100-0198046-00

 

Please use class number and your name as a reference
In case of cancellations refunds are paid only up until 4 days prior to start, a booking fee of $20 applies in this case.

With your payment you agree to these conditions.

 

CERAMIC CLASS FOR ADVENTURERS Tailored to suit you…

My studio becomes your extended classroom.

For Beginner and advanced students

I am looking forward to support you on your creative journey partnering up with the soft material clay. We follow your conduct and fall back on my experience. -Bring friends to share costs for tutored hours-. You can choose a theme for inspiration. For example slip casting, clay sculpture, throwing pots or handbuilding unique vessels. This is an option for a one day only experience as well as for your preferred number of hours per day over several weeks.

For your whanau

Spend time with your friends and loved ones while learning new skills in a playful way. Talk to Kairava about choices for inspiration. Images from previous works done by students are available.

For creative souls who would like to celebrate a special occasion –up to 10 participants–Come along for birthday parties, team building, hen parties… Talk to Kairava about choices for a Theme.

For Teachers or Homeschooling

My studio becomes your extended classroom.
Teachers can learn how to apply the freshly learnt handbuilding techniques at school. The clay works which was made at school by the children can be fired at Kairava’s Studio for a fee. See firing services.

Parents who are homeschooling are invited to choose a theme and bring the young artists to learn under Kairava’s guidance.

Booking

Get a quote for costs including clay, firing and glazing.

Here is an example of costs involved:
The hourly rate is $120 + GST +materials per person with a maximum number of 10 people attending.

Cost for materials depends on the length of the class with $25 +GST per student for a 2 hour class. This includes clay, slip colours, glazes, two firings as well as glazing service provided.

In our example for a case of a full class with 10 people, the fee per student for a two hour class would be $ 24 + $25 for materials + GST .

There are 3 pottery wheels available as well as tables for handbuilding. All tools are made available to be used.

How to book and enquire:

Call Kairava: 021-0304 814
or send an email to: kairavaceramics@gmail.com

PAYMENT

Your payment secures your space

Internet banking:

ASB Acc No.: 12-3100-0198046-00

Use your name as a reference
In case of cancellations refunds are paid only up until
4 days prior to start, a booking fee of $20 applies in this case
By making your payment you agree to these conditions.

Kairava's Clay Studio

Come and join me in my Henderson Studio. All levels and ages are very welcome. An opportunity to enjoy your creative expression in clay.

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