Clay Hand Building Workshop

Clay hand Building/ Learn / hand building/ceramics/ Balmain/ Clay and Rose'

2 hours Class size 1 to 8

label $135 (or 4 payments of $33.75 Afterpay)

Come along and try hand-building with clay in this pottery workshop in inner west Balmain in Sydney!

Gather your gal pals, friends or family or come on your own and meet new like-minded people. You will enjoy a fun two hours of hand-building clay, making, creating, relaxing and sipping. This is the perfect opportunity to learn the fundamentals of clay building.

You will learn how to make basic forms using the pinching and press technique. This is an experience for everyone, no artistic experience is required.

The workshop is designed as an opportunity to create with clay, a bit of a taste of the experience of working with ceramics. We will fire and glaze 2 pieces you create included.

If you would like an additional piece you create during the class fired and glazed in our house white glaze, we will fire and glaze for $20 each additional piece extra. The end product will be food safe and dishwasher proof.

firing and glazing takes roughly 4 weeks, you will be emailed to collect when ready for collection.

Note we keep work for 6 weeks only, if not collected.

Group bookings for hens parties, birthdays and other occasions are available by arrangement (maximum of eight people while social distancing).

Knowledge required
No artistic experience is required. All participants must be over the age of 18-years-old.
What you'll get
  • Firing and glazing available for extra pieces over 2 @ $20 each piece
  • All art materials supplied.
What to bring
  • Just your enthusiasm!
  • BYO your own beverages and refreshments.
Suitable for

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

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

Heather Hunt adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines.


East Village Art House - 205 Darling Street, Balmain NSW

Your teacher
Heather Hunt
Heather Hunt

4.9 (52)

Heather opened her Studio East Village Art House, located in leafy Balmain East initially to continue teaching art to adults and school children after school and during school holidays. She had been teaching as an early childhood educator and decided on a change incorporating the best part of her day, teaching art.

Now, she has decided to extend the workshops on offer to adults as well, with a wealth of talent in textile art as well Art workshops. She extended her interest and knowledge when she and her family set up home in Tokyo for five years where she learnt ceramics, Satchiko, Boro embroidery and Sumie ( ink painting) and she makes her own ink from charcoal and gold leaf. Her studio is bright and welcoming located in the front of the family home.


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Lauren Evans Jan 2022

This was a really great class. Heather is an excellent teacher and the class had a lovely atmosphere. Great location, with loads of cafes nearby. Definitely recommend.

Natalie O'Halloran Jun 2021

13 ClassBento workshops attended • 10 reviews

My friend and I had a wonderful evening playing with clay. Heather is a warm, highly professional and generous teacher. There were plenty of options of what to make and space to explore our own creative style. Definitely good value for money and lots of fun. STRONGLY recommended

Michelle Ng Dec 2020

My friend and I booked a class with Heather on 12/12. From the moment we stepped in, we immediately felt at home. We sipped moscato and shared life stories with Heather while we waited for the last guest to arrive. It’s easy to see that Heather’s workshop/ store is more than just a space. The last guest has known Heather for many years and so while we were making our clay pieces, my friend and I felt part of the community through the stories they were sharing. It felt like turning up to your favourite aunt’s place to do something crafty and beautiful together while catching up on life. It was such a light hearted and fun experience; a real birthday treat for me!

I wouldn’t say I learned many technical skills, but I absolutely recommend Heather’s class if you’re up for a fun and relaxed afternoon/ evening of craft with friends (and friends-to-be). We did make some beautiful pieces that we are so proud of though. Heather even sent us off with a block of complimentary clay so we can continue dabbling in this art form! Can’t wait to get our pieces back. Thanks again for a wonderful afternoon of great fun and laughter, Heather!

Clay Hand Building Workshop review by Michelle Ng Sydney
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