Clay and Sip Class

Get your hands dirty and unleash your inner artist in Newcastle!



2.5 hours Class size 1 to 15 (public classes), 1 to 20

label $108 (or 4 payments of $27 Afterpay)

Sink your hands into clay and make unique ceramics with The Art Department in Newcastle!

Get your hands dirty and unleash your inner artist. Our hand-building class is the perfect combination of art and socialising. Led by our professional pottery teachers, you'll learn fun and unique techniques while having the opportunity to relax, get messy, and connect with others in our open and friendly environment. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned artist, the only thing you need to bring is your imagination and creative spirit.‍

We provide you with everything you need to have a great time, including all the clay and tools. And to make things extra enjoyable, we encourage you to bring your favourite snacks and beverage of choice to keep the inspiration flowing.

Mezze boards are available as an add-on at the checkout screen.

If you'd like to add a special touch to your finished piece with glazing or firing, simply select this add-on during checkout or pay for it in the studio. ($30 for two small / medium pieces, anything extra is $10 per piece) Please keep in mind that our house-white glaze will be used for all finished pieces, and you'll have the joy of collecting your glazed creation approximately 2-3 weeks later. If you're unable to pick it up in person please discuss with our studio team for shipping arrangements.

If you left your items to dry or be fired in our studio, You'll get an EMAIL when they're ready for pickup. Please be sure to label your pieces and show us a pic to make it an easy collection for everyone. If you're taking your creation home, let it air dry for 4 weeks for best results. Shipping? Yes! Just $15 if you live in NSW and $18 for the rest of Australia. Please contact the team to arrange if you'd like us to post your pieces to you when they're ready.

We promise you'll leave with your hands covered in clay, so there's no need to bring your own clay. Just bring your wonderful self and get ready to get your hands dirty!

*Mezze board orders must be placed 48hrs prior to the class start time.
*Any dietary requirements (Gluten Free, Celiac etc) must be emailed 48hrs prior to the class start time. Fees may apply if notified after.

Add-ons available for this class
  • Mezze Board Individual ($25)
  • Mezze Board Small (2 people) ($65)
  • Mezze Board Medium (up to 10 people) ($150)
  • Mezze Board Large (up to 20 people) ($230)
  • Fire & Glazing (2 piece) ($30)
You can add these when you book (optional).
 
Knowledge required
No knowledge of pottery needed.
 
What you'll get
We provide you with everything you need to have a great time, including all the clay and tools. And to make things extra enjoyable, we encourage you to bring your favourite snacks and beverage of choice to keep the inspiration flowing. (only glasses are provided)

All clay and tools and equipment provided. (we use mid fire clay and paint and finish with a sealant, air dried clay is softer on the environment, dry time is 4 weeks at home)

Otherwise, you can leave it with us to clean, glaze and we fire two times. A Bisque and Glaze fire. $30 for two small pieces. $40 for 1 large piece.

We will contact you via sms to collect your masterpiece when ready.
What to bring
Bring yourselves and wear some old clothes and enclosed shoes that you don't mind getting clay on them.
 
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 1 years old).

An adult must accompany any attending kids, and must pay for a separate ticket.

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

Location

The Art Department - 1/133 King Street, Newcastle NSW

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Led by professional pottery teachers, relax, get messy, and connect with others while learning fun techniques. All you need is your imagination and creative spirit, whether you're a beginner or a pro.


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