Our classes are renowned for their welcoming atmosphere, the quality of teaching, and the excellent facilities at the ASP Centre.

Monday morning class

Taught by Peter Lange with over 40 years in clay behind him, the Monday morning class concentrates on wheel-throwing and its emphasis is on functional domesticware. We work towards firing a salt or soda kiln twice a year.

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Monday evening class

A relaxed class for all levels, wheel throwing and a bit of hand building. There is usually interest by this class in a wood firing each year.

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Tuesday morning class

This is a mixed class, with both experienced students and beginners. Topics covered include wheel throwing, slab vessels and glazing. Graham is an experienced potter who can give you valuable feedback on your work.

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Tuesday Evening class

Aimed at students at all levels who are interested in improving and refining their throwing skills. Suzy Dunser has experience with both beginners and advanced throwers. She is also currently the President of the ASP.

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Wednesday Morning Specialist Class

Throwing porcelain agateware pottery with John Dawson. 10 week course - starts 8 February.

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Wednesday evening Beginners' Class

Perfect class for those with no previous experience with clay. The fee covers all costs - tuition, clay. Two tutors for extra assistance.

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Thursday Morning Class

This class is for beginning and intermediate throwers. Renton is an expert thrower and teacher and gets great results from students who want to try their hand on the wheel.

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Thursday Evening Class

Taught by Margaret Sumich with over 30 years potting experience in throwing, handbuilding and raku. Beginners and experienced students welcome. An ideal class for first-time students who want to try more than one approach to clay in their first term.

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Sunday Morning Class - New Members

A pottery basics course for new members. An introduction to pottery and to the Auckland Studio Potters centre. This course is tailor-made for new members of ASP.

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Diploma of Ceramic Arts

If you want a career in ceramics, the Diploma in Ceramic Arts (Level 6) through Otago Polytechnic's School of Art is the way to get there. You can study for this highly regarded programme at the Auckland Studio Potters centre.

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Terms and Conditions

The Auckland Studio Potters reserves the right to cancel a class if it fails to achieve a minimum number of enrolments, or for reasons outside its control.

A full refund will be given if the course is cancelled by ASP. If a student cancels an enrolment one or more weeks prior to course commencement then a full refund will be given. If a student cancels their enrolment within one week of course commencement then a refund will be given minus an administration fee of $50. If a student cancels their enrolment on or after the start date of the course then no refund will be given.

The Auckland Studio Potters reserves the right to discontinue tuition for any student deemed by the Directors to be unsuitable for the course. The Auckland Studio Potters reserves the right to change the tutor on advertised courses and replace that tutor with another suitable tutor without advertising those changes or refunding course fees.

Returning students click here for banking details.

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