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Welcome, below you’ll find important information about attending our classes.

Firstly, we have TWO locations. Please check which location you have booked in for:

Claydreamers, 12 Adecroft Court, Eltham
Or

The Throwing Room, 29 Rosella Street, Doncaster East

Reminders :
Parking: Please remember to observe correct parking in the street at Claydreamers. (Diagram below).
At The Throwing Room in Doncaster, there is plenty of 3 hour street parking available.
Closed shoes: Please make sure you have closed footwear, no sandals, thongs, etc.

What to bring (Adult term classes):

  • Apron
  • Microfibre cloth
  • Disposable or rubber dishwashing gloves for glazing
  • Towel for wheel work
  • Wear closed toe shoes
  • Small Bucket or sturdy container with lid for recycling your clay (2 litres is enough)
  • Plenty of plastic bags for covering your work (Large soft freezer bags are ideal. Compostable bags are not suitable.)
  • Paint brush set (at least two brushes)

Parking at Claydreamers, Eltham

  • Please refer to the attached diagram. There are four angle parking spaces at the top of the property, there are also two spaces available at the top of the driveway
  • Please consider our neighbours and not park in areas marked on the diagram as No Parking
  • Please try to use our spaces first before parking elsewhere in the street
  • Please tuck in off the road when angle parking

Parking at The Throwing Room, Doncaster East

  • There is plenty of street parking in front of the studio and in the surrounding streets.
  • Please be aware that some areas are ‘No Parking’ during school drop-off and pick-up times (8.30-9.15am and 3.00-4.00pm on school days)

Health & Safety

  • Closed toe shoes must be work in the studio at all times
  • Clothing, aprons and towels need to be washed after each session
    • We recommend you soak before washing as clay may harm the motor of washing machines
  • Tool Boxes and Tools should be kept clean and free of clay
  • Clay scraps and shavings should be picked up from the floor or swept up using dustpan and broom before the clay dries
  • All studio tools should be washed and returned to place of origin
  • Table tops must be cleaned with generous amounts of water and Microfibre towel, paying attention to the entire table not just the small area in front of you
  • Please see last page for Covid-19 conditions

Wheel Workers

  • Please put heavy throwing slop & slip into the recycling bucket and not in the sink
  • Thoroughly clean wheel, wheel pan & all containers and sponges. After the wheel dries off wipe down with microfibre towel to remove clay dust
  • Upturn stools onto wheels at the end of the session

Glazing

  • New firing conditions: firing fee will be payable at the time of glazing. Our pricing remains the same at $16 per kilo which includes bisque and glaze firing.
  • BYO Disposable or Dishwashing Gloves (Due to Covid we can no longer supply these)
  • Always wear gloves when glazing
  • Glaze onto newspaper for quick clean up
  • Wash wax application brushes thoroughly before they dry
  • Glaze splashes and spills should be wiped up straight away including the floor and the exterior of the glaze bucket and brushes

Missed Classes and Make-up sessions

  • If you are unable to attend your scheduled class, please let us know via text to 0417 054 035.
  • Please note that make-up classes are required to be taken within the term. Due to high demand for class space they can no longer be carried over to next term.

PARKING DIAGRAM for Claydreamers Eltham – Please do not park in red areas.

Illness

  • Please do not attend class if you, or a close contact are unwell
  • Please wash your hands thoroughly & often

Thank you so much and we look forward to seeing you in the studio soon!
Linda, Lauren, and Sam