BUILD YOUR CLAY EMPIRE // EVERY DAY SLABWARE
Jul
29
9:00 AM09:00

BUILD YOUR CLAY EMPIRE // EVERY DAY SLABWARE

Step into mud land & let Lauren guide you into the cleanest mud pools of pure goodness  :) This just means she likes to get muddy + pass on her craft to those who wish to learn, feel the earth between their toes & smile beneath their nose.

This workshop is suitable for all levels & for those looking to create everyday wares without the use of the pottery wheel,  focusing on the free-form and organic qualities that slab-building can offer. 

A practice to take home create your own clay empire in your own way. You will be introduced to a variety of slab-building techniques to allow the creation of your own range of handmade wares for you home - Vases, plates, trays, salt  planters, etc. You will leaving the day being able to create your own home empire (Press moulds & Slab building). 

Included in this package is... day of tuition on hand building (learning form & function), a soulfully nourishing brunch, clay, glazing and firings. If the kiln gods are shining, you will take home 2 or 3 pieces after firings are complete.

Skill level - all levels

Location : Eltham, NSW

Date: Sunday, 29 July 2018

Time: 9 am to 12.30 pm

Cost:: $175

* Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

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TEA TOTALERS BEWARE // THE MAKINGS OF TEAPOTS IN CLAY
Aug
11
9:00 AM09:00

TEA TOTALERS BEWARE // THE MAKINGS OF TEAPOTS IN CLAY

Take a step into the world of clay for a day. Warm your hands with a teapot created, with love by you. Create a new Winter morning ritual of filling your pot to the brim, watching the leaves swirl, the plumes of steam, as the aromas drift around you in a moment of stillness basking in the dawn sun rays.  

In this workshop you will learn the fundamentals of clay building, which will result in your custom teapot + a few mugs. Breathing in a bit of the philosophy, learning how clay works & feeling the earth between your fingers. Ultimately, it is your vision and ritual to explore through each formation of the mud. If you've already participated in one of my workshops your tea treasure will make a perfect addition to your other ceramic vessels.  

You will receive a three hour sesh of tuition on hand building (learning form and function), morning tea, clay, glazing and firings. Suitable for all levels.

Skill level - all levels

Location : Palm Beach, QLD

Date: Saturday, 11 August

Time: 9am to 12pm.

Cost:: $175

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BUILD YOUR CLAY EMPIRE // EVERY DAY SLABWARE
Aug
26
9:00 AM09:00

BUILD YOUR CLAY EMPIRE // EVERY DAY SLABWARE

Step into mud land & let Lauren guide you into the cleanest mud pools of pure goodness  :) This just means she likes to get muddy + pass on her craft to those who wish to learn, feel the earth between their toes & smile beneath their nose.

This workshop is suitable for all levels & for those looking to create everyday wares without the use of the pottery wheel,  focusing on the free-form and organic qualities that slab-building can offer. 

A practice to take home create your own clay empire in your own way. You will be introduced to a variety of slab-building techniques to allow the creation of your own range of handmade wares for you home - Vases, plates, trays, salt  planters, etc. You will leaving the day being able to create your own home empire (Press moulds & Slab building). 

Included in this package is... day of tuition on hand building (learning form & function), a soulfully nourishing brunch, clay, glazing and firings. If the kiln gods are shining, you will take home 2 or 3 pieces after firings are complete.

Skill level - all levels

Location : Eltham, NSW

Date: Sunday, 26 August 2018

Time: 9 am to 12.30 pm

Cost:: $175

* Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

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DOWN TO EARTH // DAILY RITUALS IN CLAY ~ Gold Coast
Jul
21
9:00 AM09:00

DOWN TO EARTH // DAILY RITUALS IN CLAY ~ Gold Coast

This workshop is a time to get yo hands dirty & play with some good old mother earth.  As you learn more about pottery, you learn more about how to control your hand movements and the clay. You develop confidence and you understand the stages of making a pot and the importance of working “right”.

You begin to see the beauty that is enclosed in any vessel, in a rounder motion, in a shape of a spiral, in the material and in a form. And even more so, you learn the art of controlling and surrendering. Through coiling and/or slab making, this course will allow you to dig deep (metaphorically) within your own creative world. You will be guided to invent your own sculptural vessel ie vase, planter, bowl etc Its an all levels experience, from simple forms to grander shapes. Its your story.

Breathing in a bit of the philosophy, learning how clay works & feeling the mud slide ride. The kind of experience any clay lover can take home to meditate with.

You will receive a full day of tuition on hand building (learning form & function) & If the kiln gods are shining, you will take home 1 or 2 completed pieces after firings are complete.

Skill level - all levels

Location : Palm Beach, QLD

Date: Saturday, 21 July

Time: 9am to 12pm.

Cost:: $175

 

 

* Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

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SOLD OUT ~ DOWN TO EARTH // DAILY RITUALS IN CLAY ~ Gold Coast
Jun
30
9:00 AM09:00

SOLD OUT ~ DOWN TO EARTH // DAILY RITUALS IN CLAY ~ Gold Coast

This workshop is a time to get yo hands dirty & play with some good old mother earth.  As you learn more about pottery, you learn more about how to control your hand movements and the clay. You develop confidence and you understand the stages of making a pot and the importance of working “right”.

You begin to see the beauty that is enclosed in any vessel, in a rounder motion, in a shape of a spiral, in the material and in a form. And even more so, you learn the art of controlling and surrendering. Through coiling and/or slab making, this course will allow you to dig deep (metaphorically) within your own creative world. You will be guided to invent your own sculptural vessel ie vase, planter, bowl etc Its an all levels experience, from simple forms to grander shapes. Its your story.

Breathing in a bit of the philosophy, learning how clay works & feeling the mud slide ride. The kind of experience any clay lover can take home to meditate with.

You will receive a full day of tuition on hand building (learning form & function), a soulfully nourishing lunch cooked by the beautiful Ebony, clay, glazing and firings. If the kiln gods are shining, you will take home 1 or 2 completed pieces after firings are complete.

Skill level - all levels

Location : Palm Beach, QLD

Date: Saturday, 30 June

Time: 9am to 12pm.

Cost:: $175

 

 

* Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

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BUILD YOUR CLAY EMPIRE // A journey into the clay archives
Jun
10
10:00 AM10:00

BUILD YOUR CLAY EMPIRE // A journey into the clay archives

Step into mud land & let Lauren guide you into the cleanest mud pools of pure goodness  :) This just means she likes to get muddy + pass on her craft to those who wish to learn, feel the earth between their toes & smile beneath their nose.

This workshop is suitable for all levels & for those looking to create everyday wares without the use of the pottery wheel,  focusing on the free-form and organic qualities that hand-building can offer. 

A practice to take home create your own clay empire in your own way. You will be introduced to a variety of hand-building techniques to allow the creation range of handmade wares fro you home - dishes, plates, trays, salt  planters, etc. You will leaving the day being able to create your own home empire (Press moulds & Slab building - plates, bowls and more). 

Included in this package is... day of tuition on hand building (learning form & function), a soulfully nourishing lunch, clay, glazing and firings. If the kiln gods are shining, you will take home 2 or 3 pieces after firings are complete.

Skill level - all levels

Location : Eltham, NSW

Date: Sunday, 20 May 2018

Time: 10 am to 2 pm

Cost:: $175

* Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

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ON THE ROAD TO MUD TOWN//EVERYDAY FLATWARE
Mar
25
10:00 AM10:00

ON THE ROAD TO MUD TOWN//EVERYDAY FLATWARE

~~ SOLD OUT ~~

Step into mud land & let Lauren guide you into the cleanest mud pools of pure goodness  :) This just means she likes to get muddy + pass on her craft to those who wish to learn, feel the earth between their toes & smile beneath their nose.

This workshop is suitable for all levels & for those looking to create flatware without the use of the pottery wheel,  focusing on the free-form and organic qualities that hand-building can offer. 

A practice to take home create your own clay empire in your own way. You will be introduced to a variety of handbuilding techniques to allow the creation range of handmade flatware - dishes, plates, trays, salt  dishes, etc. You will leaving the day being able to create your own home empire (Press moulds & Slab building - plates, bowls and more). 

Included in this package is... day of tuition on hand building (learning form & function), a soulfully nourishing lunch, clay, glazing and firings. If the kiln gods are shining, you will take home 2 or 3 pieces after firings are complete.

Skill level - all levels

Location : Eltham

Date: Sunday, 25 March

Time: 10 am to 2 pm

Cost:: $175

 

 

* Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

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ICED TEA & TEAPOTS W/ GUEST KATE FROM MAYDE TEA
Jan
11
10:00 AM10:00

ICED TEA & TEAPOTS W/ GUEST KATE FROM MAYDE TEA

Mayde Tea, & Sit Still Lauren are coming together to share their passions. On Saturday, 2 September the duo will be hosting the ultimate workshop. 

Kate of Mayde Tea will be chatting about some tips to increase the therapeutic value of herbal teas, how to incorporate a tea ritual to better your sleep hygiene practices, & how herbal teas can help some the most common ailments seen in naturopathy practice.

After Kate cools you a down with an iced cuppa, Sit Still Lauren will don the teachers cap. She will talk about the meditation that unfolds when clay is introduced into your life & give you the skills to make your own hand-built TEAPOT. No pottery wheel, or experience needed!!

On this day, you will receive a full day of tuition, a soulfully nourishing home-cooked lunch, all tea materials, clay, glazing & firings. If the kiln gods are shining, you will take home your own teapot after firings are complete to use for your daily tea ritual.

SPACES ARE LIMITED!!

Date: Thursday, 11 January 2018

Time: 10am to 2pm

Cost $185pp

Location:  Eltham

 

*Please note: Tickets are non-refundable & non transferable

 

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XMAS WILDFLOWERS 'n' CLAY w/ NIKAU
Dec
2
10:00 AM10:00

XMAS WILDFLOWERS 'n' CLAY w/ NIKAU

Come along......Emerge yourself into Mother Natures embrace. Get your hands dirty with a lil bit'o'clay by creating you own hand-built vase & master the art of flower arrangement with gorgeous seasonal blooms. In this workshop you'll connect with clay + learn the secrets, tips and tricks of botanical styling using dried & fresh wildflowers. Nikki from Nikau will guide you to create your own flower magic. 

This soulfully nourishing day includes a deliciously enriching lunch, flower + ceramic tuition, firings & glazing. You will take home your flower creations on the day & vase once glazing/firings are complete.

Looking forward to sharing Mother Nature's love.

Date: Saturday, 2 December

Time: 10am to 2pm

Location: Blanc, Byron Bay

Cost: $195

* Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

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CLAY & SMUDGING CEREMONY // A COLLAB w/ NIKAU
Nov
4
10:00 AM10:00

CLAY & SMUDGING CEREMONY // A COLLAB w/ NIKAU

Smudging has been used by many cultures across the world to clear away negative energies. It involves the burning of sacred herbs to produce smoke - this smoke is used to cleanse the energy of your home, workplace or even your body. 

In this workshop you'll connect with our amazing Mother Earth and make your own beautiful clay smudge bowl with yours truly :) After you have created your sacred bowl, Nikki from Nikau will guide you to create your own smudge stick from locally sourced herbs and flowers, and discuss the cleansing benefits to both & those around youl

This soulfully nourishing day includes a deliciously enriching lunch, ceremonial materials + ceramic tuition, firings & glazing. You will take home your flower creations on the day & smudging bowl once glazing/firings have been complete.

Location:: Blanc, Byron Bay

Date:: Saturday, 4 November

Time:: 10-2pm

Cost:: $195

* Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

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WILDFLOWERS 'n' CLAY w/ NIKAU
Oct
28
10:00 AM10:00

WILDFLOWERS 'n' CLAY w/ NIKAU

Come along......Emerge yourself into Mother Natures embrace. Get your hands dirty with a lil bit'o'clay by creating you own hand-built vase & master the art of flower arrangement with gorgeous seasonal blooms. In this workshop you'll connect with clay + learn the secrets, tips and tricks of botanical styling using dried & fresh wildflowers. Nikki from Nikau will guide you to create your own flower magic. 

This soulfully nourishing day includes a deliciously enriching lunch, flower + ceramic tuition, firings & glazing. You will take home your flower creations on the day & vase once glazing/firings are complete.

Looking forward to sharing Mother Nature's love.

Date: Saturday, October 28th

Time: 10am to 2pm

Location: Blanc, Byron Bay

Cost: $195

 

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WORKSHOP // LOST IN THE WHEEL // 1 Day Wheel Throwing
Apr
29
10:00 AM10:00

WORKSHOP // LOST IN THE WHEEL // 1 Day Wheel Throwing

As you learn more about pottery, you learn more about how to control your hand movements and the clay. You develop confidence and you understand the basic stages of making a pot & the importance of working “right”.

You begin to see the beauty that is enclosed in any vessel, in a rounder motion, in a shape of a circle and spiral, in the material and in a form. And even more so, you learn the art of controlling and surrendering. It teaches you more than you could ever imagine.

This small class of 4 people will focus on teaching you the fundamentals of clay properties & techniques used in wheel throwing & working with mother earth muddy goodness. Projects will range from bowls, mugs & beginner projects. You will also learn some basics of decoration including glazing, various carving & surface texture techniques. 

Date :: 29 April, 2017 10.00am - 2.00pm

Location :: Lismore

Cost :: $190 per person

Teacher :: Lauren

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Email lauren@sitstilllauren.com.au to register on the waitlist.

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AN ARTFUL MEDITATION // Wheel Throwing -- A Beginners Guide
Apr
18
to May 9

AN ARTFUL MEDITATION // Wheel Throwing -- A Beginners Guide

As you learn more about pottery, you learn more about how to control your hand movements and the clay. You develop confidence and you understand the basic stages of making a pot & the importance of working “right”.

You begin to see the beauty that is enclosed in any vessel, in a rounder motion, in a shape of a circle and spiral, in the material and in a form. And even more so, you learn the art of controlling and surrendering. It teaches you more than you could ever imagine.

This class small class of 4 people & will focus on teaching you the fundamentals of clay properties & techniques used in wheel throwing & working with mother earth muddy goodness. Projects will range from bowls, mugs & beginner projects. You will also learn the basics of decoration including glazing, various carving & surface texture techniques. 

Dates :: 4 x consecutive Tuesday evenings // 18 Apr - 09 May 2017 // 6pm-8pm

Location :: Lismore

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WORKSHOP // LIFE DRAWING
Apr
9
10:00 AM10:00

WORKSHOP // LIFE DRAWING

Nothing fascinates and delights like the human form.

Enjoy the intimate shapes, shadows and curves of the incredible human body. Be guided through observation of the figure and begin to understand what comprises beautiful composition in an intimate class with experienced instruction by Grant Colquhoun. Grant is a renowned illustrator & artist, he will guide you through the day & share his love of the arts.

This special day includes; 2 different nude models, 3 hours of tuition, use of materials & tools, beautiful organic & raw cakes from the amazing Numi.Numi, maker of sweet things. Unleash your creativity & discover your own personal style

Location :: Lismore

Teacher :: Grant Colquhoun

Time: 10.00am - 1.00pm Sunday 9 April, 2017

 

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WORKSHOP // LIFE DRAWING
Apr
1
10:00 AM10:00

WORKSHOP // LIFE DRAWING

Nothing fascinates and delights like the human form.

Enjoy the intimate shapes, shadows and curves of the incredible human body. Be guided through observation of the figure and begin to understand what comprises beautiful composition in an intimate class with experienced instruction by Grant Colquhoun. Grant is a renowned illustrator & artist, he will guide you through the day & share his love of the arts.

This special day includes; 2 different nude models, 3 hours of tuition, use of materials & tools, beautiful organic & raw cakes from the amazing Numi.Numi, maker of sweet things. Unleash your creativity & discover your own personal style

Location :: Lismore

Teacher :: Grant Colquhoun

Time: 10.00am - 1.00pm Saturday 1 April, 2017

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WORKSHOP // BUILD YOUR CLAY EMPIRE // A "next stage" journey into the clay archives
Mar
25
10:00 AM10:00

WORKSHOP // BUILD YOUR CLAY EMPIRE // A "next stage" journey into the clay archives

Step into mud land & let Lauren guide you into the cleanest mud pools of pure goodness  :) This just means she likes to get muddy + pass on her craft to those who wish to learn, feel the earth between their toes & smile beneath their nose.

A practice to take home create your own clay empire in your own way. The day will incorporate creating slabs and forming them into bowls, plates and the like. Using moulds and forms from around the home. You will leaving the day being able to create your own home empire.(Press moulds & Slab building - plates, bowls and more). We will talk about the meditation that unfolds when clay is introduced into your life.

You will receive a full day of tuition on hand building (introductory, learning form & function), a soulfully nourishing lunch cooked by the beautiful Ebony, clay, glazing and firings. If the kiln gods are shining, you will take home 2 or 3 pieces after firings are complete.

Location :: Lismore

Cost :: $160 Per Person

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WORKSHOP // BUILD YOUR CLAY EMPIRE // A "next stage" journey into the clay archives
Mar
4
10:00 AM10:00

WORKSHOP // BUILD YOUR CLAY EMPIRE // A "next stage" journey into the clay archives

Step into mud land & let Lauren guide you into the cleanest mud pools of pure goodness  :) This just means she likes to get muddy + pass on her craft to those who wish to learn, feel the earth between their toes & smile beneath their nose.

A practice in which you can take home create your own clay empire in your own way. The day will incorporate flat laying slabs & forming them into bowls, plates & the like. Using moulds & every day framework lying around the home. You will leave the day being able to create your own home empire. We will talk about the meditation that unfolds when clay is introduced into your life.

You will receive a full day of tuition on hand building (learning form & function), a soulfully nourishing lunch cooked by the beautiful Ebony, clay, glazing and firings. If the kiln gods are shining, you will take home 2 or 3 pieces after firings are complete. Yippeeee

 

 

Location :: Lismore

Cost :: $160

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FROM THE HAND // An introduction to clay
Feb
25
10:00 AM10:00

FROM THE HAND // An introduction to clay

This workshop is a time to get yo hands dirty & play with some good old mother earth.  Step into the clay parlour in one of the most beautiful ways and introduce or reintroduce clay into your world. You will learn the fundamentals in the way of pinch potting & coiling. Breathing in a bit of the philosophy, learning how clay works & feeling the mud slide ride. The kind of experience any clay lover can take home to meditate with.

You will receive a full day of tuition on hand building (introductory, learning form & function), a soulfully nourishing lunch🍉🌽🍍  cooked by the beautiful Ebony, clay, glazing and firings. If the kiln gods are shining, you will take home a bag of goodies w/ 2 to 3 pieces after firings are complete. Cant wait!! 

Location :: ELTHAM

Cost :: $160

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WORKSHOP // BUILD YOUR CLAY EMPIRE // A "next stage" journey into the clay archives
Feb
11
10:00 AM10:00

WORKSHOP // BUILD YOUR CLAY EMPIRE // A "next stage" journey into the clay archives

Step into mud land & let Lauren guide you into the cleanest mud pools of pure goodness  :) This just means she likes to get muddy + pass on her craft to those who wish to learn, feel the earth between their toes & smile beneath their nose.

A practice in which you can take home create your own clay empire in your own way. The day will incorporate flat laying slabs & forming them into bowls, plates & the like. Using moulds & every day framework lying around the home. You will leave the day being able to create your own home empire. We will talk about the meditation that unfolds when clay is introduced into your life.

You will receive a full day of tuition on hand building (learning form & function), a soulfully nourishing lunch cooked by the beautiful Ebony, clay, glazing and firings. If the kiln gods are shining, you will take home 2 or 3 pieces once firings are complete. Yippeeee !!!

 

 

Location :: Lismore

Cost :: $160

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WORKSHOP // FROM THE HAND // An introduction to clay
Jan
28
10:00 AM10:00

WORKSHOP // FROM THE HAND // An introduction to clay

This workshop is a time to get yo hands dirty & play with some good old mother earth.  Step into the clay parlour in one of the most beautiful ways and introduce or reintroduce clay into your world. You will learn the fundamentals in the way of pinch potting & coiling. Breathing in a bit of the philosophy, learning how clay works & feeling the mud slide ride. The kind of experience any clay lover can take home to meditate with.

You will receive a full day of tuition on hand building (introductory, learning form & function), a soulfully nourishing lunch🍉🌽🍍  cooked by the beautiful Ebony, clay, glazing and firings. If the kiln gods are shining, you will take home a bag of goodies w/ 2 to 3 pieces after firings are complete. Cant wait!! 

Cost :: $140

Location :: Lismore

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