Beginner's Hand Building Class

Discover the joy of working with clay in Sydney!

2 hours Class size 1 to 6

label $100 (or 4 payments of $25 Afterpay)

Join Shinee Ma in St Peters as she guides you how to hand build clay into your own unique ceramic pieces!

This course is suitable for beginners who want to learn how to work with clay and practise further hand building skills or techniques.

In this two-hour session, you will create work using simple hand building techniques such as pinching, coiling, slab building, and learn how to join pieces together and add textures.

At the end of the lesson, you will leave your hand-built pieces at our studio to dry, and we will fire them. You will be notified when to collect your piece(s).

Knowledge required
Perfect for beginners to intermediates.
What you'll get
All tools and materials, including clay and glaze, are included in the cost.
What to bring
There is no need to bring anything, just wear comfortable clothing and shoes that you don't mind getting clay on.
Suitable for

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a team building activity, birthday or hens party.

Suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 10 years old).

Adult accompaniment is not required.

This would also be a lovely gift for her, gift for mum, anniversary gift or birthday gift.


Sydney Clay Studio - 3a/1-7 Unwins Bridge Road, Saint Peters NSW

Free parking inside the building complex.

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Shinhee Ma
Shinhee Ma

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Shinhee G. Ma is an Australian, freelance ceramic artist based in Sydney. She is specialised in making contemporary sculptural wares that are playful and functional for everyday use.

Shinhee’s passion for ceramics began when she was enrolled in ceramic course at TAFE. She has completed a B.A (Hons) degree in ceramics at Sydney College of the Arts (University of Sydney) in 1999 and studied Master of Design at College of Fine Arts (UNSW COFA) in 2002. Shinhee has been working as a pewter cutlery/ giftware designer for five years after graduating university and has been teaching art and craft to children for many years.

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