Ceramics Class for Beginners

Take control of the pottery wheel and learn how to make ceramics in Sydney



2.5 hours Class size 1 to 6

label $95 (or 4 payments of $23.75 Afterpay)

Sink your hands into soft, hand building clay and learn how to make ceramics with Glost Studios in their cosy and leafy studio in Dulwich Hill!

In this beginners class, you'll learn the fundamentals of wheel throwing in a supportive environment. No matter what your skill level is, our pottery classes are aimed to make you feel confident and at ease.

Throughout this hands-on experience, you'll be encouraged to explore and investigate ideas and techniques, in order to make ceramic objects that are wholly unique and special to you, whilst being guided by our expert potter, Ciane.

Looking for relaxed and casual experience gift ideas? These classes will allow that special someone to explore their creativity as they make beautiful homewares and decorations. Or, share the fun of making with clay at a laidback hens party or team building event.

At the end of your class, we will trim, glaze and fire two of your items. If you have more than two items we can also finish them for a small, additional cost.



Knowledge required
Absolute beginners welcome.
 
What you'll get
  • Tools, clay and equipment.
  • Trimming, glazing and firing of two items is included, with additional items at a cost of $5 per piece.
What to bring
  • Clothes will get dirty, so wear attire that you are happy to get mud on.
  • There are aprons to hire for $5 or you can bring your own.
  • Covered shoes are recommended.

Glost Studios is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines.

Location

Glost Studios - 783 New Canterbury Rd, Dulwich Hill NSW

Your teacher
Glost Studios
Glost Studios

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Glost Studios is a small leafy ceramic studio in Dulwich Hill, run by Ciane Brewster. The studio provides a comfortable and harmonious space for its members to explore their interest in pottery and ceramics. Glost is equipped with top of the line Shimpo Whisper-T pottery wheels and hand building facilities, as well as an electric kiln and an array of glazes.

Outside of being a creative space, Glost offers a small range of hand-built pottery for purchase. Ciane Brewster is a ceramicist and Visual Arts teacher, with an intuitive art making process. Her work draws from both the female form and natural organic contours, employing exaggerated shapes and a muted colour palette. Due to the handmade nature of her work no two pieces are the same, ensuring every ceramic work created is a ‘one of a kind’. Her practice predominantly uses wheel throwing techniques; however, she invites a relationship between the sculpture and its maker, purposefully creating imperfections in her once refined forms.

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Meicy Chicote Jun 2022


The class was a great experience. I throughly enjoyed it. The teacher was clear in communicating the lesson and demonstrated the techniques used for pottery. She was attentive and assisted when needed. I eventually got the technique but require more practice. A great class if you’re looking to try pottery. I highly recommend.

Pottery workshop review by Meicy Chicote Sydney

Harriet Conington Jun 2022

3 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Loved the class! Great value for money with a friendly knowledgeable teacher - just as described.

Pottery workshop review by Harriet Conington

Cloris Wang May 2022


Amazing class! I really enjoyed it. It's my first time trying making ceramics and i had a lot of fun. Instructions were really clear and easy to follow. Ciane is great!

Tandia Hardcastle May 2022


Beautiful studio and such a lovely atmosphere to learn a new skill! Our teacher was lovely and so patient with us! Great value for money, love the pieces I made :)

Pottery workshop review by Tandia Hardcastle

Kaitlin Lawler May 2022


Amazing time learning ceramics for the first time, great teacher who helped us through every step, very great atmosphere and can go at your own pace. Plus a beautiful studio!

Vincent Lam May 2022


Very friendly teacher. Her explaination of the steps was easy to understand and follow. Highly recommended!

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Vilma Metcalfe May 2022


Very enjoyable morning at this beautiful studio in Dulwich Hill. The demonstration was helpful and Ciane's instructions were clear. Will have to give it another go!

Tylah Russo May 2022


Ciane (the teacher) was amazing! Had heaps of fun making various misshapenly shaped ceramic vessels and felt like I learnt a heap :)

Gina Bhasin Apr 2022


A fantastic experience. Facilities are small but intimate which means small class sized and one on one time. Sienna was incredibly knowledgeable and patient. The class was well organised to ensure attendees got the most out of it.
I was apprehensive going alone to a class but Sienna makes you feel comfortable, making for a very enjoyable afternoon. The add ons for extras are also at a very reasonable price.
Will definitely do again!

Pottery workshop review by Gina Bhasin Sydney

Natasha Pugliese Apr 2022


The class was so much fun. The instructor was very knowledgeable and helpful. Absolutely worth doing!

Olivia Kooistra Mar 2022

2 ClassBento workshops attended


We had a great morning. The class length was perfect. We were able to make lots of pieces and our teacher was soooo patient.

Julie Bicknell Mar 2022


The teacher was extremely knowledgeable and imparted many tips on how to make our pieces. I recommend this to anyone wanting to try out ceramics. Small class size, max 6. Good music.

Naomi Yap Mar 2022


Such an amazing class with an amazing instructor. Sian was really patient with everyone and super helpful. Would definitely do it again

Ann Elliott Feb 2022


The workshop was a great experience, so good I’m going to book further classes. Caine was very supportive, informative and a great teacher. The studio was lovely with small class sizes. Highly recommended.

Adriana Robinson Feb 2022


It was my first time and I had so much fun. Id definitely come back and bring friends :)
Nice venue, excellent teacher.

Anna Lin Feb 2022


Instructor was incredibly nice and supportive. All instructions were clear and the instructor was very patient with everyone.

Tom Hanssens Feb 2022


Fantastic class, very knowledgeable and fun teacher. They were able to explain the concepts very clearly so I was able to pick it up quite fast!

Heather Kerrigan Jan 2022


Excellent experience! Teacher was patient and explained things really well. Location easy to find and ample parking in side streets. Highly recommend!

Sylvia Troccoli Jan 2022

3 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


I loved this class, i throughly enjoyed it. The teacher was excellent, helpful, kind, knowledgable, PATIENT, considerate, a real DELIGHT! She made it possible for me to be proud of what i learnt and did on the day. A Big THANK YOU!
The venue was great: clean, spacious, safe and engaging. I would certainly recommend the class to everyone. I now have a real appreciation of clay products now.

Ceramics Class for Beginners review by Sylvia Troccoli Sydney

Courtney Buckley Dec 2021


Lovely class!
The teacher was knowledgeable, patient, and helpful. The materials and equipment were high quality. The class size was also limited to 6ppl which enabled the teacher to provide adequate one-on-one support.
Highly recommend this class as both a creative afternoon and as an instructive beginners lesson.

Anna Hearn Dec 2021

5 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Lovely, helpful teacher, nice small Covid safe setting. The only thing that would’ve been helpful would be more cleaning up hoses / sinks as it took a while waiting for each other. Loved it and will book again!

Lydia Deukmedjian Nov 2021


This class was fantastic. The teacher is a very skilled and very professional. She was fun and allowed us to be silly and enjoy ourselves. I’m definitely doing her class again! Thank you

Jenny Chan Nov 2021


Great class! Our teacher was lovely and very helpful. Had lots of fun making ceramics!

Sheran Kumar Oct 2021


I found the class interesting, and the teacher very nice and assertive, but the frustrating part was that I couldn’t make the pots right (not enough time?). I also think I may have fallen asleep in this class in hour 2.
We pay $80 and we have to clean and pack up after ourselves + we get no food all that aside you get only 2 items (that you make) I’m sorry but for someone who has traveled 1hr and 30mins, I’m not super impressed, maybe if the price was cheaper I would recommend it to friends/family.

Overall, if you like all things pottery then this is for you.

Ceramics Class for Beginners review by Sheran Kumar

Michelle Lee Oct 2021


This was our first time trying wheel pottery and it was so much fun! Ciane was a fantastic teacher, she showed us a step by step demonstration first and then helped us along the way when we started working on our on wheels. A wonderful muddy experience!

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