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Windmill Pottery is the only pottery in Australia that digs and prepares its own clay on site. A budding international potter or ceramicist will have the unique experience of working with naturally processed clay using techniques developed by the resident master potter. Residencies differ slightly to our popular internship program, in that accommodation and a valet service are provided. Residencies can be as short as one week, but we recommend four weeks, Monday to Saturday. A resident potter can complete an internship equivalent to our normal Intern Program. Experienced potters will broaden their skills and are encouraged to explore new...

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The Redland's Creative Alliance is holding an Artists' Soiree hosted by Paul Holland at Windmill Pottery this 2nd of December. The theme - all about 2D and 3D art, music or sculpture, pottery or poetry, writing - just like they used to do in the 1800s when all the arty people of Paris got together to celebrate their creativity - at a Soiree (pronounced swaray). Paul Holland will be the host for the afternoon, showcasing his wonderful pottery studio in Mount Cotton. The event is open to members of the Redland's Creative Alliance. Guests can bring their list of thoughts, suggestions,...

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At Windmill Pottery we regularly have interns that come in to the Pottery 2-3 days per week for a three month program. In exchange for their pottery classes they assist with the running of the Pottery studio in a selected area. It is likely that you will see some regular faces in your classes so we thought we would put together their profiles so you can see what they are up to.    TRACEY I started my internship in July (start of the school term) - 3 months ago. I have just finished glazing my final teapot(s), and a few...

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With school holidays over, we have a great collection of little sculptures hand made by the kids who participated in our School Holiday Kid's Clay Play Workshops. These holidays we assisted kids to mould characters from the Christopher Robin and Smallfoot movies. We had a great time at the pottery for these sessions, enjoying a barbeque lunch and even getting to pat Phantom, one of the alpacas next door. The figurines are looking pretty good as they go through the firing process. The charming characters should be ready to pick up in the next week or two and these can...

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