Beginners Clay Hand Building Class: Make a Planter

Learn the art of clay hand building and how to make your own ceramics

Marlize Myburgh

Marlize Myburgh

5.0 (2)

2 hours Class size 10 to 20     label $100

Experiment and learn how to make your own ceramics at this fun hand-building clay class in Melbourne!

This pottery class is the perfect introduction for anyone wanting to have some hands-on experience working with clay. This informative and fun workshop will teach you everything you need to know about how to prepare clay before it is thrown.

Your experienced pottery teacher will give lots of detailed live demonstrations and will be on hand to answer any questions and give help as you need it. During the course of the class, you’ll have the chance to experiment and create a few different objects. To allow time for your pieces to dry, be glazed and fired, you won’t be able to take them home with you on the day. They will be ready for collection following your class.

This fun, hands-on workshop is a perfect option for a hens party or corporate outing, just remember to wear casual clothing as they’re guaranteed to get splattered with clay. All of your materials including the clay and tools will be provided on the day.

Knowledge required
Beginners are welcome.
What you'll get
A fired and glazed piece to collect three to four weeks after the class.
What to bring
Wear old clothes and bring an apron.
Suitable for

This class is a great indoor activity idea for a birthday, hens party, team building activity, corporate event, bucks party or Christmas party.


Ringwood, VIC

Exact location is anonymised for privacy. You'll get the specific address after booking.

Your teacher can also travel within 20 kms of Ringwood for private classes

Your teacher
Marlize Myburgh
Marlize Myburgh

12 years teaching Ceramics

5.0 (2)

Marlize Myburgh obtained a degree in Jewellery Design from the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa. Through her studies and beyond, Marlize proved that she had a special talent for design by attaining various awards, including the De Beers Shining Light Award and the AngloGold Riches of Africa prize.

In the summer of 2005, Marlize and her family relocated to Melbourne, where she continued her studies. In 2009 Marlize received a Diploma of Jewellery Design from Box Hill TAFE. During June and July of the same year, she completed an artists’ residency program at the Cité Internationale Des Arts in Paris.

Marlize loves to experiment with different techniques and materials and in doing so, discovers new creative opportunities all the time. She also likes to play with the different textures of clays, surface applications and colour.

Marlize Myburgh is COVID-19 aware This means that this teacher won't run this class if they've had flu symptoms in the last 14 days, and will adhere to relevant government restrictions (e.g. maximum number of guests).

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