Earth & Alchemy Ceramics, pottery teacher

Earth & Alchemy Ceramics

Earth & Alchemy Ceramics

location_on Hamilton, Brisbane

local_activity classes: Wheel ThrowingCeramic Painting and GlazingClay Sculpture and Hand BuildingPottery

5.0 (216)
Instagram followers2k

I have spent the last five years falling deeply in love with pottery. Immersing myself in clay has completely changed my life and has helped me to express myself freely and creatively while maintaining positive mental health. I love teaching classes and sharing the joy of creating with clay with others.

I have plenty of experience teaching beginner to advanced students. Having studied ceramics in depth at TAFE and with various master potters I feel confident to be operating and teaching from my studio at home. I have also completed an internship at a studio where I later returned as manager to teach classes as well as new interns, taking them from complete beginners all the way through to advanced - some students have even gone on to be successful in starting their own businesses with pottery.

My deep love for the earth inspires my work. I create organic shapes and use vibrant colours to reflect the wonderful world we live in. Something I love about pottery is that every single piece is completely 100% unique! Each piece tells a story and serves a purpose. The process of making pottery is incredibly fun, rewarding, therapeutic and calming.

All of our teachers are highly experienced and passionate about the craft of pottery. Whoever leads your workshop, we guarantee you will be in great hands.

I am super excited to be able to share my cosy and beautiful studio overlooking the Brisbane River and city with you. Come and create something beautiful!






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Reviews

(216)


Sharon Cameron Apr 2024


Wonderful afternoon Esther was an excellent, patient and lovely teacher.
Highly recommend this pottery class for all beginners

Jan Michelle Tooth Apr 2024


Such a fun morning with our wonderful teacher, Esther. Loved the personalised attention and support she gave each of us. Highly recommend!

Sarah Bellorini Apr 2024


Esther is a talented artist and teacher. A fantastic workshop with lots of personal attention. Thank you!

Emma Sampson Apr 2024


Esther is a fantastic teacher. An intimate, warm and welcoming learning environment! Great value for money, highly recommend attending.

Jenny Barry Apr 2024


Our wheel throwing beginners class was truly wonderful! Esther is such an experienced, patient and gentle teacher. The studio is in a beautiful location, and the perfect spot to try to get in touch with your inner creative. I loved it!

Pottery class review by Jenny Barry - Brisbane

Josh Gilling Apr 2024


A fun and informative class in a quaint spot with lovely river views. The instructor is friendly and skilled at pottery and teaching. Highly recommend!

Belinda Prentice Apr 2024


Teacher was very kind, knowledgeable and patient. The venue was easy to find. It was a great beginners class and was a lot of fun and therapeutic.

Stephanie Chung Apr 2024


IT WAS GREAT. Esther was such a great teacher, she was so patient. And I loved her studio and that view.

Anandia Sullivan Mar 2024


After a beautiful afternoon in Dec enjoying the wheel throwing class for my 40th, the group of us returned today to do the glazing class for another friend’s bday. Once again, it was such a delight to be lead by Esther and spend time together being creative as we immersed ourselves in the calmness of paintbrushes and clay. Esther’s passion for her craft is very apparent and I can’t help wishing I had a lot more time to spend filling my cup in this way. Thanks Esther!

Jan Gill Mar 2024


Another class with Esther This time, glazing our pottery pieces we made earlier. As usual, Esther explained everything slowly and clearly, provided a great resource of materials to choose from and was there to answer any questions as they came up. Really enjoyed it. Can't wait to see pieces after they've been fired again and I can take home! ????

Ethel Leung Mar 2024


I went back to complete colouring my first lot of ceramic bowls. Esther once again is very nice, helpful and patient with all of us. Learnt different techniques of colouring the halfway done ceramics and I can't wait to see the completed set!

Jillian Rosenstengel Feb 2024


Esther was a natural teacher. Calm and encouraging. Excellent at imparting knowledge. 4 beautiful pieces produced!

Catherine Noonan Feb 2024

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Esther was a great teacher with a calmness and patience perfect for beginners. The location with river views just added to the experience and made for a nice morning out learning some new skills. We look forward to booking in again to glaze our pieces made today.

Poppy Balmer Feb 2024


very fun experience with a kind and patient teacher, in a beautiful space! I went to this class alone and felt super comfortable from the moment I walked in. Estelle is an amazing teacher and I would highly recommend her classes to anyone wanting to try pottery.

Jessica Salmon Feb 2024

3 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


My sister and I enjoyed our time learning how to create pottery on the wheel. It was a fantastic experience, very relaxing environment and Esther our teacher was very calming. We created 4 pieces in the time we were there. Great value for money, would definitely do this class again.

Kylie van den Hoorn Feb 2024


Was a great dad and daughter experience. Lots of fun by the sounds! Thank you.

Alex Dixon Feb 2024

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Gifted a voucher for my birthday, went into this with no expectations only ever having had one brief go at using a pottery wheel at school. Atmosphere was really relaxed and friendly and the teacher was completely knowledgeable, patient and helpful. We got to make 4 different pieces with the message of 'let the clay become what it wants to, not what you think it should be'. This was the best gift experience I've had in a long time and I will definitely explore this art further. I thoroughly recommend this class.

Laila Al Shoomary Feb 2024


Beautiful venue and amazing teacher! My cousin and I had so much fun, thank you!

Clare Taylor Feb 2024


Two friends and I joined a class on the weekend - instructor was lovely and kind regarding our lack of skills and natural ability. Was a good introduction for a beginner and enjoyable even if you were struggling skill level wise. Good atmosphere and location - beautiful view from the studio overlooking the river. Would recommend to others and our group is going back to do the glazing course to finish off our masterpieces.

Maree Daley Feb 2024


Ester was an excellent teacher. She was welcoming, knowledgeable, patient and skilled and provided me with a rewarding learning experience in a supportive, relaxed environment.

Ruby Chari Feb 2024


Very comfortable setting. Esther is a great teacher! Parking was easy too.
Photo of my pots post glazing class :)

Ceramic Glazing Class review by Ruby Chari - Brisbane

Adrian Lange Feb 2024


The venue was a treat, materials perfectly organised, teaching was very personable, very patient --- and very thorough. The class was most enjoyable and we have a new appreciation for the skill involved in this sort of pottery!
Catherine and Adrian

Robyn Kozera Feb 2024


Ester was wonderful at explaining the glazing process and the science behind it. It was so relaxing to paint the glazes on to the pots which I had made in the wheel throwing class. Of course the backdrop was a wonderful River view. Ester provided a wide selection of glaze colours which provided endless possibilities when blended together. I can't wait to see what magic happens in the kiln and how my pots turned out. The whole process has been made easy with step by step support. Thank you Ester, your creativity is an inspiration.

Ebony Lollback Feb 2024


It was a great class, that was well instructed with the freedom to be creative.

Gavin Hansen Feb 2024

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Good location, people person teacher, demo on how to do it. Positive attitude from the teacher, nice size class.

Geoffrey Nolan Feb 2024

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Beginner pottery wheel class was lots of fun. Teacher Esther was great. I actually had success making pots. 2 hours was a perfect amount of time. Thankyou

Christa Sullivan Feb 2024


I was surprised at how detailed the instruction was and the progress we were all able to make in the short time. I really enjoyed it!

Diarmuid Deans Feb 2024

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Esther is a great teacher and the atmosphere was fantastic, I’m looking forward to the glazing workshop.

Pottery class review by Diarmuid Deans - Brisbane

Katherine Miller Jan 2024


Another wonderful class! Such a great way to finish off the wheel throwing class too - getting to glaze our creations. Can't wait to see how they come out!

Isabel Oss-Emer Jan 2024


Esther was great - knowledgeable, helpful, patient - it was a lovely afternoon. Can't wait to see the final creations :)

Zoe Ockerby Jan 2024

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Really enjoyed this class! Esther was an incredible teacher - she gave a really clear demo at the start and also gave lots of helpful feedback and tips throughout the class! And getting to make 4 separate pieces was great as it meant we could try different things, and if we made any mistakes Esther was there to help :)

Bridget Hayes Jan 2024

2 ClassBento workshops attended


So great. Had a wonderful time and the teacher was amazing look forward to the glazing class. highly recommended.

Jan R Gill Jan 2024

6 ClassBento workshops attended • 5 reviews


Terrific class- great teacher, lots of individual attention and good value. I want to learn more! I'd highly recommend this class. So pleased I'll actually be able to use the pieces I made. Thankyou

Renee Hagedoorn Jan 2024

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Great apartment with a view while learning how to wheel throw with a very informative and friendly teacher

Daira Avila Jan 2024


Although the idea of the class was to make a mug, we felt that the explanation was quite good, and the teacher was very kind and encouraged us to be creative. For this reason, we think we would have liked a little more ideas of what we could have incorporated, as some of us lack a little creativity. :D But for the rest of it, it was a good class.

Robyn Kozera Jan 2024

5 ClassBento workshops attended • 5 reviews


Earth and Alchemy Pottery Studio location has a inspiring outlook. Teacher broke down the process into easy steps. This made it achievable for a first timer. Lovely to get hands into clay and create 4 pieces. I had a lovely afternoon.

Brodie Smith Jan 2024


Esther was a great teacher! The location & vibe were awesome! Would recommend to anyone looking to have a go at a wheel throwing class.

Shelley Barbour Jan 2024


Our lovely teacher, Estha, was super organised, hospitable, friendly, supportive and encouraging.
The venue was fabulous, had a great vibe for creativity and looked out over the Brisbane River.
Loved the fact we could create 4 pieces in our 2hr class. ♥️

Peter Hostak Jan 2024


We had a great class with Esther! She explained things very clearly and was always on hand to help and advise. Lovely venue with great view, would definitely recommend to those wanting to try their hand at pottery throwing!

Pottery class review by Peter Hostak - Brisbane

Tom Camuglia-May Jan 2024


Earth and Alchemy Pottery Studio was such a beautiful little space with gorgeous sunlight and amazing and soothing views of the river.

This was worth every penny! It was such a soothing activity, our teacher was so lovely and so so helpful.

We made four bowls each, and it was a very rewarding and fulfilling activity,
can’t wait to see how our bowls turn out

Kirrily Phillips Jan 2024


Had a very relaxing time, beautiful view, loved it. Great gift for someone needing to unwind.

Meg Jan 2024


Esther was such a great teacher, and made the whole experience super easy and fun. Can’t wait to get back and glaze our creations!

Cam Marriott Jan 2024


I loved this class! Esther is a great teacher, very patient and gave clear instructions :)
Can’t wait to book in a glazing workshop with her to finish off our pieces!

Carolyn Vickers Jan 2024


Our teacher was very supportive and provided frequent guidance. It made the process of learning and making our pieces so much easier.

Claire Heath Jan 2024


Esther is a generous, gentle teacher. I had plenty of time to practise the basic techniques she taught, with four balls of clay, and Esther was attentive to everyone in the class and on hand to help correct errors when we asked. Lovely little studio and great class size with 5 students the day I was there.

Gavin Hansen Jan 2024

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Good well paced lesson, good instructor with ideas on how to do things ,positive outlook.

Jackie Newton Dec 2023


We had a private workshop for a family members birthday. Esther was super accommodating allow us to book in the Christmas break. Thank you. Our trainer, Mai (sorry if incorrect) was great. Assisted all of us to make our pieces of art. Location fabulous with lots of light and lovely views. Good tester for pottery making

Beginner Wheel Throwing Class review by Jackie Newton - Brisbane

Danielle Galvin Dec 2023

3 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Esther is the best teacher it was so interesting learning about glazing. Got to glaze my original pots I made and seeing the whole process come together was amazing!

Katherine Miller Dec 2023

3 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


We had the best time in this class! Our teachers were so clear and helpful and explained everything so well. The location was good and there was parking in a car park nearby. The view from the pottery room and the set up was so pretty, it felt like we were “inside Instagram”.
We had plenty of clay to play with and made four pieces which we will get to take home once they’ve been fired. We absolutely loved it and definitely recommend this class. We will be back to do the glazing class asap!
I can’t believe we managed to make four pots/mugs we will actually get to use - being our first time I thought they would be monstrosities but they were really lovely!

Tania Tipene Dec 2023


I really enjoyed the class. Our teacher (I’m sorry I forgot yr mane) was so helpful calming and professional. It was a very rewarding experience and something I want to continue doing. I look forward to booking into the glazing class. Thank you so much.
Tania Tipene

Audrey Wong Dec 2023


Absolutely beautiful venue. Esther was very patient, and very clear on the instructions. We all succeeded in making 4 bowls/ vessels!

Pottery class review by Audrey Wong - Brisbane

Charissa Kong Dec 2023


It’s my friends and i first time actually using a pottery wheel and Esther was very friendly, patient, and helpful with the whole process. She explained everything in detailed and guided us throughout the process would definitely be coming back

Madeleine Powell Dec 2023


Esther was amazing and so helpful! I had such an amazing experience and was able to achieve so much within the time provided. Perfect for beginners and would highly Recommend to anyone wanting to give it a go

Kerry Anderson Dec 2023


A really good few hours trying out this art, which I found to be like meditation but with a tangible outcome. It felt great working with clay. Give it a go, well worth it.

Ruby Dec 2023


Experienced teacher, great location with view of the river. Small intimate class. Good set up just was the hottest day & the humidity made it a bit stuffy. Maybe a floor fan would have helped make it less uncomfortable especially when waiting for the student who was late.

Liam Deverall Dec 2023


Esther was super lovely and welcoming. Her tips and tricks helped heaps and I have already recommended the class to friends

Amanda Clarke Dec 2023

6 ClassBento workshops attended • 3 reviews


Really enjoy my day doing clay, learn new thing, the teacher was great help and patience.

Sarah Kuswadi Dec 2023


Esther was a helpful and encouraging teacher. She was good at helping when shakes went all over the place.

Amy Amberg Nov 2023


Heaps of fun, positive, crafty atmosphere. Learned heaps! Would do it again in a heartbeat.

Amanda Ross Nov 2023

3 ClassBento workshops attended


Thoroughly enjoyed the class. Esther is a great teacher and it makes such a difference that the class was a small group. This meant we all got the support and help we needed to get the most out of the class. Highly recommend.

Emily Lockwood Nov 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Esther was such a patient & thorough teacher and her studio was so beautiful & welcoming! The 1:5 setting allowed for individualised guidance as we explored wheel throwing. We worked through making 4 pieces - such good value for money! I can't wait to return :)

Danny Bullimore Nov 2023


Esther was simply amazing, our first experience in pottery all the more enjoyable as Esther is passionate for her craft which in turn allowed me the freedom to create.

Beginner Wheel Throwing Class review by Danny Bullimore - Brisbane

Louise McKenna Nov 2023


My husband and I had a great time at our beginner wheel throwing pottery experience. The teacher Esther was welcoming, calm, patient, professional and helpful. The studio was a great space and I'd highly recommend it for anyone interested in art or to buy the experience as a gift.

Alana & Brad Nov 2023


My husband and I did the class together. We both really enjoyed getting creative. Lots of messy fun, calming and enjoyable. Alround Awesome Thank you

Mitchell Bryant Nov 2023


Had the best time in Esther’s class! Thank you so much we enjoyed every minute of it :)

Cassie Bowen Nov 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Teacher was very friendly and supportive. Everything was ready to go and was very organised.

Helen Heidke Nov 2023


Esther is a wonderful teacher. She is so calm and patient and explains everything so clearly. It is clear she has a passion for pottery and really makes the whole class enjoy themselves

Karen Murphy Nov 2023

5 ClassBento workshops attended • 5 reviews


Another amazing class. This time done with a group of friends which was so good! Looking forward to glazing next.

Harrison L Nov 2023


The experience was incredibly enjoyable and great for me as a beginner to the craft. I enjoyed the calming environment and the fun social atmosphere that took place, an overall great vibe!

Jennifer Campbell Nov 2023


This workshop was fantastic! The teacher was always approachable, friendly and knowledgeable! Thanks so much for a great afternoon. We were all so happy with how they turned out

Ronelle Geldenhuys Oct 2023


We loved this glazing class. We did it after the wheel throwing one, and it was a lovely experience to glaze our pieces. Lots of different glazes provided, in different styles and in a comfortable light studio. Definitely recommend, we'd love to do it again!

Jazz Zhao Oct 2023


Fantastic! We'll most likely be back again at some other point! The materials provided were of such high quality. The venue was beautifully peaceful (river views in a quaint sunlit studio ) and Esther was wonderful, patient and a reassuring guide to someone new to pottery. Such a lovely way to spend an afternoon. Xx

Pottery class review by Jazz Zhao - Brisbane

Zane Exposto Oct 2023


My partner and I had so much fun doing this workshop. The studio was beautiful with views of the river. Esther is a great teacher with a lot of knowledge, her passion for the craft is contagious. The materials that were provided are very high-quality.
Definitely highly recommended.
Thanks Esther

Sue Chelepy Oct 2023

8 ClassBento workshops attended • 9 reviews


Esther was great - very knowledgeable and helpful with her glazing tips.
Can’t wait to see how our pots turn out. Good fun too

Stacey Brown Oct 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Booked this class as a birthday gift for my sister. We had an awesome time! Was really fun to learn how to make pottery with a wheel. The teacher was awesome and very helpful. Came out with four very nice pieces that I will glaze in a future class. Definitely recommend.

Cherie Camilleri Oct 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Anna explained everything in detail and was reassuring. The class was educational, fun and what a beautiful outlook. I’m looking forward to seeing my fired finished pieces.

Cheryl Robinson Oct 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Gorgeous venue, excellent teacher - loved this class and will be booking in for more with Earth and Alchemy Ceramics!

Pottery class review by Cheryl Robinson - Brisbane

Tamara Jones Oct 2023


Wonderful small class. Lovely patient understanding teacher. And a good view over the river when not busy with your pottery.

Karen Murphy Oct 2023

5 ClassBento workshops attended • 5 reviews


Wonderful experience from start to finish - great location, great teacher and great outcome! Would do it again in a heart beat.

Karen Murphy Oct 2023

5 ClassBento workshops attended • 5 reviews


Due to illness I was unable to make this class at the last minute. However Esther glazed my pots for me - providing photos of glazes and pots first so I could match them up! The outcome was amazing. The pots below were made in the beginner's wheel class and glazed mentioned above.

Karen Murphy Oct 2023

5 ClassBento workshops attended • 5 reviews


Wonderful experience from start to finish - great location, great teacher and great outcome! Would do it again in a heart beat.

River Evison Oct 2023


Would recommend doing this workshop. Esther is very instructive and takes her time to make sure we understand the making process.

Modi Perera Oct 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended


We had a great time at our wheel throwing class! The teacher was great - clear, helpful and a lot of fun
It was a relaxing and enjoyable afternoon and we got some souvenirs to takeaway in the form of the 4 pots we made too

Jade Dale Oct 2023


Esther was a great teacher, so lovely and not rushed. Views from her studio onto Brisbane river. Helped us create some great pieces on our first time doing pottery, very happy and would definitely love to go back

Carlie Dole Oct 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Loved it! Space was beautiful and the teacher was fab. Really found a lot of love for pottery with this class. Will be back

Deb Crompton Oct 2023


My bestie and I ticked off a bucket-list activity and had so much fun trying the wheel! Our teacher was so gentle, a great communicator and really personable. We look forward to coming back!

Amy Amberg Oct 2023

4 ClassBento workshops attended • 4 reviews


The. Most. Fun Great, patient and skilled teacher, great group! Would love to do again! Will be back!

Tamara Jones Sep 2023


Love Loved it
Great teacher. Friendly - supportive - helpful.
Nice outlook from window over Brisbane river

David Greenwood Sep 2023


Esther was an amazing, friendly teacher who explained everything we needed to know for the course. She was very encouraging and spent quality time with everyone in the class. Such a great experience.

Mackenzie Delaney Sep 2023


Esther was amazing and I love the studio it’s so creative and she was amazing and teaching me and the others what to do. Absolutely booking more

Chelsea Thomas Sep 2023


Wonderful experience with a small class size and 1-1 support. Esther ensured that all the people in the class were able to get the most out of their experience and she was so kind in all her instruction.
Great instructions for parking and access to get to the class and good communication so we were confident upon arrival. Wonderful, welcoming vibes and great fun!

Priscilla Sep 2023


My husband and I had a wonderful experience trying wheel pottery for the first time! Esther was very patient and kind, and we liked that she encouraged us to embrace what we considered "flaws" in our pieces. The studio was lovely with a beautiful view, and we liked the intimacy of having only 5 students (including ourselves) in the class. The parking was easy and the added touch of a hot drink from her own handmade cups was lovely. We are looking forward to going back and glazing our pieces in another class! 10/10 would recommend this experience!

Serena Sep 2023


Esther was a fabulous instructor. So calm and patient. The studio was beautiful, bright and airy, overlooking the Brisbane River. Class size was perfect - just five people. And we made four pottery pieces in just two hours!

Pottery class review by Serena - Brisbane

Josie Huang Sep 2023


Had a lot of fun! Ester is a great teacher and with a class that small, it was easy to get assistence. Have recommended it to other people. Might even do it again myself. Thank you

Pottery class review by Josie Huang - Brisbane

Hannah Buckingham Sep 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


My mum and I are so stoked with how our pots turned out after glazing. The finish is stunning and the class was so much fun, thank you Esther for the experience!

Pottery class review by Hannah Buckingham - Brisbane

Cindy Merkel Sep 2023


Estha and Anna were delightful. The experience was fun filled while learning the techniques of turning. I will definitely be back for the glazing class. I was impressed with the girls and the location was uplifting with amazing views. Thank you

Benjamin Conway Sep 2023


My partner and I absolutely loved the whole experience. Something completely new for the both of us and it was fantastic. Esther, our teacher was so patient and accommodating that it made the whole experience so easy and enjoyable. We will definitely be recommending this to our friends and family

Pottery class review by Benjamin Conway - Brisbane

Helen Heidke Sep 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Esther was a fantastic teacher! So nice to have a small group and learn together.

Sandy Crane Sep 2023

5 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Was very enjoyable.
Teacher is amazing and patient.
Lots of colours to choose from.
Even fed chocolate:)

Pottery class review by Sandy Crane - Brisbane

Nina Petroff Sep 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Esther is a beautiful teacher. Very knowledgeable but also kind and patient with complete beginners!

Ceramic Glazing Class review by Nina Petroff - Brisbane

Fiona Stroud Sep 2023

3 ClassBento workshops attended • 3 reviews


This was a follow on class for pots we previously threw. Esther was fantastic making everyone in the group feel at ease and encouraging us to let our "artistic" show.
She was very clear demonstrating techniques and provided great advice as we progressed. Looking forward to collecting the fired glazed pots.

Petria Smith Sep 2023

3 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Esther was so lovely during this class, taking the time to explain the glazing process and helping us all choose the colours and styles we were wanting to achieve. 10/10 recommend any classes Esther offers!

Pottery class review by Petria Smith - Brisbane

Patricia Knight Aug 2023

3 ClassBento workshops attended • 3 reviews


Esther’s glazing class was as productive and enjoyable as her pottery class.
Esther is a perfect instructor as she is so enthusiastic and skilled in her craft. She is also calm, patient, helpful and generous in sharing her knowledge. Esther’s class is a ‘must do’ opportunity for anyone wanting an earthy, hands on experience in a wonderful setting.
Tricia K.

Mikala Sloots Aug 2023


Esther was very helpful and friendly. She was very informative with the glazing process, how to add designs and get the best outcome for our pots. It was a very good experience and really enjoyed it.

Kristie Chadwick Aug 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Our class with Esther was amazing, she had everything we needed and more. The demonstration and the hands on help was very appreciated. We each complete
D four pieces each, which was more than we anticipated.

We left and couldn’t stop talking about how great the class was.

Alexandra Buchanan Aug 2023

59 ClassBento workshops attended • 53 reviews


Esther is an incredible teacher. She is kind, gentle and gives clear instructions. She is great for conversation and sharing her expertise.
Materials are wonderful and so happy with my bowls.

Ceramic Glazing Class review by Alexandra Buchanan - Brisbane

Brianna Jude Jul 2023

6 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Loved the class, Esther was knowledgeable and down to earth. Soon I will be coming home with four beautiful glazed bowls.

Pottery class review by Brianna Jude - Brisbane

Andrea Collins Jul 2023


We had a fun and very educational afternoon. Esther was, as usual lovely and explained what we were doing very well. The setting is lovely and we look forward to seeing the final result of our works. Highly recommend this experience to anyone, thank you Esther

Ceramic Glazing Class review by Andrea Collins - Brisbane

Peggy Vlismas Jul 2023

3 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Esther is a great teacher and a lovely person. Her studio has such character and adds to the experience!
She is very accommodating and helpful. I will be doing more classes with her for sure.

Joanna Luong Jul 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended


The teacher was very patient and friendly; the class was a good size. Super fun!

Liz Jul 2023


Teacher great … and we were glazing in no time. Venue has a spectacular river and city view. All up a great experience and would recommend.

Ceramic Glazing Class review by Liz  - Brisbane

Peta O'Sullivan Jul 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Another great class! Classes are kept small which allows for plenty of attention for each participant. Teacher is lovely to talk to, is a wealth of knowledge and advice and there was no rush. I can't wait to pick up my finished pieces.

Jennifer Marsh Jul 2023

4 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


A lovely morning an awesome venue and a very knowledgeable teacher. Highly recommend this class.

Ceramic Glazing Class review by Jennifer Marsh - Brisbane

Sheetal Thevar Jul 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Really enjoyed this class! Esther was very welcoming and knowledgeable. The small class size made the experience personal and allowed Esther to offer guidance and assistance to each individual throughout the class. Highly recommend :)

Molly Bristow Jul 2023


Esther was a great teacher and gave us good feedback so we could understand where we were going wrong and improve throughout the class. Super happy with the fancy clay vase I made (with Esther’s much needed help) as well as some very professional looking bowls. The view was very lovely and was so much fun! Thanks heaps

Ian Sweeney Jul 2023

3 ClassBento workshops attended


Excellent class. Anna was exceptional and Esther was so accommodating - thanks for the glasses for our bubbles! Instructions were clear and Anna's guidance helped us shape 4 unique pieces. Thanks for the experience!

Beginner Wheel Throwing Class review by Ian Sweeney - Brisbane

Kristina Humberstone Jul 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Such a great morning spent potting. My teacher was light hearted and keen to help everyone as well as super informative. It was a very relaxed environment and would gladly book again.

Pottery class review by Kristina Humberstone - Brisbane

Michelle Duffield Jul 2023

3 ClassBento workshops attended


My daughter and I absolutely loved the class. Our teacher was amazing, patient and helpful. The class size was great, and location was lovely. Would definitely recommend, and we will be back.

Charlotte Hope Jul 2023


Wow! We had a fantastic time. The location was beautiful and serene. The teacher was so helpful and knowledgeable, it was run at a really great pace. Felt like I’d had a small holiday away from the world. Will definitely be back.

Beginner Wheel Throwing Class review by Charlotte Hope - Brisbane

Patricia Knight Jul 2023

3 ClassBento workshops attended • 3 reviews


Esther is the most patient, helpful teacher ever! She constantly helped every participant and the two hour class just flew. I was surprised that we were able to make four pieces in that time. The view of the river from the studio is amazing but we were more involved in keeping that wheel turning. Thank you Esther for such a calm, peaceful experience. It was absolutely great

Rebecca Schofield Jul 2023


We loved the pottery class Esther was so knowledgeable and calm with her approach of teaching. Beautiful studio with stunning views

Sophia Passaris Jun 2023


The space is amazing, so cute and calming. Esther is such a great teacher, able to explain things so well and make it fun.

Kylie Martin Jun 2023


Ester was so lovely and welcoming as well as being a fabulous teacher. The class and space was perfect. Highly recommend.

Sue Chelepy Jun 2023

8 ClassBento workshops attended • 9 reviews


Private class for 5 of us - it was great. Our teacher was patient and encouraging, and helped us individually as needed.
We all succeeded in making usable pots So much fun and would recommend this to anyone.

Kirsten Schmidt Jun 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Yet again, Ester is a wonderful and supportive teacher! She provided great insight and instruction on the glazing process for the pieces we created in our previous class, and it was a lovely and informative session. I highly recommend checking out her classes if you'd like to learn pottery and glazing in a supportive environment!

Cavelyn Turner Jun 2023


Esther is lovely, extremely patient, and very passionate about her craft. Her classes are fun and instructional, and we will definitely be back again! Thank you Esther! :)

Karen Buckingham Jun 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


My mum and I had a brilliant time, we would 100% recommend! It’s a gorgeous little studio overlooking the river. Our teacher was fantastic.

Sarah Lindsay Jun 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Esther is a fantastic teacher. She’s so encouraging and calm. It’s a lovely calm space and the equipment is all so generous. I’d highly recommend this class even if you don’t think you’re creative. It turns out we all are especially with Esther’s generous and calm guidance

Kym Mathews Jun 2023


Ester is so kind and supportive. Was very easy to understand what to fo today and it was so much fun.

Ceramic Glazing Class review by Kym Mathews - Brisbane

Ivy Vrcic Jun 2023

3 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Esther is an amazing teacher! Not only does she love what she does, she explains everything with so much knowledge about the science behind pottery and glazing. It’s always such a pleasure to attend her classes. It’s a calming environment and an all up wholesome experience.

Ceramic Glazing Class review by Ivy Vrcic - Brisbane

Fiona Stroud Jun 2023

3 ClassBento workshops attended • 3 reviews


Anna was an outstanding teacher during this session.
She was very encouraging and always on hand to rescue any potters that needed help. Fantastic opportunity with all materials provided. Excellent value for money. I hope to return for the glazing session. Great working is a small group too.

Louise Jupe Jun 2023


Amazing Esther was such a beautiful, welcoming host. Her location is top notch and I thoroughly enjoyed learning a new skill. So relaxing and very enjoyable!

Sarah Biggam Jun 2023


My sister and I treated ourselves to a Saturday morning Wheel Throwing Beginners Class. I cannot recommend this experience highly enough. We had the most incredible & immersive 2 hours learning the art of pottery.

Esther is such a patient & calming teacher, which adds to the authenticity of the whole experience. The venue is superb (that view) and inspiring within itself.

Since we don't live locally, Esther is so kindly firing and glazing the pieces we made & then posting them to us. We cannot wait to welcome our handmade pottery pieces into our homes! We will cherish them forever.

This class was the highlight of our short trip to Brisbane, and it certainly won't be the last time we attend Esther's classes!

Thank you for having us Esther! We are so grateful to have been welcomed into your space & have shared in your art.

Beginner Wheel Throwing Class review by Sarah Biggam - Brisbane

Lamees Jamal Jun 2023


teacher was super nice and very patient! she helped us so much. the place was easy to find and had a beautiful view. definitely worth the money, can’t wait to return. such a great experience!

Andrea Brownlow Jun 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Excellent teacher. Very calm and patient considering how much mess I made! This was a small hands-on class with plenty of individual assistance and demonstration. I will be doing a follow class in near future.

Andrea Francis Jun 2023


We loved this class. It was fun, the teacher was lovely, professional, friendly and very encouraging. We were surprised at how many pieces we were able to make (and that we actually did create pieces!). The class was intimate, we learnt and were taught so much, we had the most enjoyable interactive time and the view was delightful. Highly recommend this to anyone wanting to do something different. A perfect gift to us from
Our daughter.

Beginner Wheel Throwing Class review by Andrea Francis - Brisbane

Adam Shearer Jun 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Nice quaint location and very good teacher. She was good at explaining how to do things and very helpful with guiding the wheel

Mitsuki Furutani-Burns Jun 2023


Trainer was so lovely and helpful. Was such a fun experience and super therapeutic. Enjoyed it and highly recommend!

Pottery class review by Mitsuki Furutani-Burns - Brisbane

Sarah Castle Jun 2023


Such a beautiful experience- Ester was a wonderful teacher. Calm and patient and gave clear instruction. Her space is beautiful and everything an artist studio should be. Her equipment was well maintained and everything beautifully set out. I can’t wait to go again for the glazing workshop! I’ll be back with friends and ‘orders’ from friends (apparently after my Beginners lesson- I’m ready ‍♀️) it’s all Ester! Thanks for a lovely morning

Andy Zhu Jun 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended


What was the teacher like?
Friendly/Accommodating. Guidance is great without taking over, leaves room for individuality. 4.7/5

How was the venue (if applicable)?
Scenic view of river, art vibes. 4.5/5

If materials were provided, did you like them?
Plenty of materials to be creative. Nothing faulty. Perhaps ideas on how to use additional shaping equipment would give more inspiration e.g. what to do with a knife etc.
4.5/5

Was the experience good value for money?
Of course. Can't put a price on experiences. Pay as long as you can afford to. It was worth it.

What did you like most?
Seeing my mum happy with the experience. I liked trying something new.

Juanita Lynam May 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Teacher was great. Small group provided opportunity for individual help. Nice view. Very hands-on. Good fun! Thanks!

Lisa Dynes May 2023


Esther clearly loves and understands pottery. The studio was amazing, with a great outlook over the river, plus the hot tea was delicious.

The class itself was excellent as Esther's teaching style was clear, easily understood and this coupled with her being so kind and patient made for a lovely 2 hours really getting stuck in to making 4 'hug' mugs that varied in size and style. Esther assured me that this is the beauty of self made ceramics,

Overal all great experience - highly recommend! thanks Lisa

Peta Dixon May 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Lovely ladies, good venue. With guidance we made 4 items. Loved the experience. Thumbs up!

Natasha Webb May 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Amazing class, Ester the teacher was so knowledgeable, super friendly and helpful. She split her time equally between everyone during the class and was encouraging. The 4 pieces are easily made in the class timeframe and the venue was beautiful. Keen do more classes.

Kaye Dong May 2023

6 ClassBento workshops attended


My daughter and I came for this workshop for Mothers Day.

Esther was such a patient teacher & so encouraging. We felt so “at home” and found the workshop an amazing way to slow down the mind and unleash our creativity.

Highly recommend!

Beginner Wheel Throwing Class review by Kaye Dong - Brisbane

Gillian Mitchell May 2023


Absolutely fantastic experience! Esther was wonderful - so welcoming and a great, patient teacher. We were so happy with our creations and loved every minute, can’t recommend enough!

Beginner Wheel Throwing Class review by Gillian Mitchell - Brisbane

Chelcie Jones May 2023


Esther was incredible. So helpful, she made it very easy to pick up and was such a calming, encouraging presence
The studio was gorgeous
We could not be happier with our experience

Pottery class review by Chelcie Jones - Brisbane

Alison Cameron May 2023


Our teacher, Anna, was very knowledgeable, kind and patient. She spend time with all class attendees equally. Venue was great.

Annemarie White May 2023


I loved the pottery making and felt the teacher was so great- very helpful, not critical at all and helpful. Lovely!

It was nice to make four items.

Beginner Wheel Throwing Class review by Annemarie White - Brisbane

Bronwyn Rogers May 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Lovely morning with great people. Kind patient instructions and I managed to complete 4 pieces!

Margaret Hockings May 2023


The lesson was more amazing than I expected. I could not be happier with the teacher and all I learnt. To never have done anything like this before and end up with 4 bowls that I am really proud of was just a dream.

Liz May 2023


What a lovely way to spend a morning…class was so well organised and knowledgeable and lovely teachers. Would definitely recommend and be back.

Peta O'Sullivan May 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Great teacher, covers the group extremely well during the class. Very positive and encouraging nature. 4 pieces were made easily without rush in the timeframe. Lovely set-up with fantastic views of the Brisbane River. We're keen to return for more classes!

Pottery class review by Peta O'Sullivan - Brisbane

Matilda Gustavsson May 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Teacher is unbelievable, I couldn't attend cause of an emergency and she took care of everything for me.

Samantha Ball Apr 2023


We had such a great glazing class with the lovely Esther! All materials were provided and Esther's teaching was easy to follow. Studio location has the best view (which is perfect for when you have to wait for a layer of glaze to dry!)
Will absolutely recommend to my friends and family!

Ceramic Glazing Class review by Samantha Ball - Brisbane

Morgan Taylor Apr 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Loved it! Esther is a brilliant teacher! great classes, great location & welcoming, knowledgeable instructor. Highly recommend

Jess Rowley Apr 2023


We had the best time! Such a cool, calm and welcoming space! We will be back again and again Really cannot rate highly enough xx

Pottery class review by Jess Rowley - Brisbane

Breanna Fenton Apr 2023


We had such a fun class! The studio is so beautiful which made the experience even more enjoyable. The class was easy to follow and the small class made it really easy to get help from the instructor when needed. Definitely recommend for beginners.

Beginner Wheel Throwing Class review by Breanna Fenton - Brisbane

Kasharn Pratt Apr 2023


Such a fun morning! Ester was a great teacher and host. We made 4 pieces each and my friend and I agree it was easily one of the best classes we’ve been to.

Tier Finch Apr 2023


The studio space was beautiful and Esther was a fantastic teacher. The small class size made it easy to get some more guidance when I needed it. 10/10 I'd recommend this class to anyone

Jennifer Marsh Apr 2023

4 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Had a fantastic time at this class - beautiful venue overlooking the Brisbane River - small class so very personable- wonderful teacher who was very patient and knowledgeable. We made 4 pots! Very good value for money. We will be back!

Beginner Wheel Throwing Class review by Jennifer Marsh - Brisbane

Kirsten Schmidt Apr 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


This class is a lovely way to spend an afternoon! Esther is such a patient and fun teacher, and with a small class size you recieve one-on-one, hands on guidance to help you achieve four lovely and completely unique finished pieces. Everyone has their own style and end product, no two will be identical, and that's the beauty of it! I highly recommend this class if you're a beginner, or even if you're looking for a bit of extra time on the wheel.
Thanks so much, Esther!

Beginner Wheel Throwing Class review by Kirsten Schmidt - Brisbane

Danielle Galvin Apr 2023

3 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Venue was gorgeous. Teacher was so helpful, nice and kind. Loved learning a new skill will definitely come back! Would 100% recommend.

Beginner Wheel Throwing Class review by Danielle Galvin - Brisbane

Margie Pariss Apr 2023


Such a great experience!
Our teacher Esther was wonderful, very kind and patient while helping us make and fix our little creations.
We all had an awesome time learning something new and enjoying such a beautiful and peaceful spot right on the Brisbane River.
Would highly recommend this class for anyone and everyone!

Pottery class review by Margie Pariss - Brisbane

Carolina Cruciani Apr 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Esther was really nice, sweet and a great teacher. She came around the pottery wheels to check if we were doing ok and helped us out when needed, and answered any questions we had. Her study was absolutely beautiful and perfectly equipped with everything. All the materials provided were just what we needed. I learnt how to throw clay on the wheel, which was fun and with a bit more practice I hope I can make better pottery. From the teacher, to her study, to learning how to throw, were what I liked most, so everything. I would definitely say it was worth it and great value for money.
Would highly recommend and will probably go back myself :)

Kat Sekar Apr 2023


I recently attended this class and I must say, it was an amazing experience! From the moment I walked in, the atmosphere was warm and welcoming, and Esther was incredibly patient and knowledgeable.

Despite being a complete novice, Esther guided me through the process step-by-step, ensuring that I was comfortable with each stage of the pottery making process. I really appreciate the personalized attention that I received throughout the class, which made me feel like my progress was being tracked and celebrated. All the necessary equipment and tools provided. The class was well-organized and ran smoothly.

Overall, I had a fantastic time at this class and would highly recommend it to anyone looking to explore their creativity and learn a new skill. Thanks Esther for such a wonderful experience!

Beginner Wheel Throwing Class review by Kat Sekar - Brisbane

Christine Kyle Mar 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Esther is a lovely and kind hearted teacher. She is clear & succinct. There were many great colours to choose from for our Glazing class. Really fun. Almost as good as The Pottery making! Fun to be creative and do something a little different.

Lee Whitby Mar 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended


It was a great day, thoroughly enjoyed learning the wheel, amazed at what we produced on our first lesson, credit to the teacher

Beginner Wheel Throwing Class review by Lee Whitby - Brisbane

Enrique Trabajo Mar 2023


Very gentle teacher. Would definitely do again. I will also look into her other lessons!

Vikki Buckle Mar 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended


So much fun. Two hours flew by! Thankyou Esther we will be back for more

Diana Tam Mar 2023


Anna, our teacher was delightful and very patient. The venue was lovely, with a gorgeous view. We had so much fun.

Yuki Sato Mar 2023


I’m bigger but teacher is so nice to me I had a really great time! Thank you for making time for us!

Deanne Hadley Mar 2023


Our instructor was great, fabulous teacher and we did not feel rushed at all. It was a great space to learn and we were able to easily make four pieces. I will be going back for another class.

Heidy White Mar 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Lots of fun and laughter to be had as we made our first entry into Clay/Wheel Throwing at an easy to find Brisbane location. Xanthe was a patient and always smiling teacher who instructions were easy to follow, if not execute as successfully, but she helped us rescue our little weird but wonderful pottery creations when needed. I think our introductory lesson may have kindled our desire to learn more. Would definitely recommend for any interested beginners. Thank you for having us!

Pottery class review by Heidy White - Brisbane

Cheryl Mar 2023


Hi Our teacher Ester was very informative and patient with our group and showed us all a great experience . I enjoyed the afternoon immensely and also found it to be relaxing working with the clay. Many Thanks for a great experience,
Cheryl

Temika Mar 2023


Esther was awesome and endlessly patient with us, even when we went over time! The venue was beautiful and the whole afternoon had immaculate vibes XD

Sue Smith Mar 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Esther was welcoming & very helpful. Made the class easy to understand & helped when we needed it.

Alex Purdie Mar 2023


Amazing little studio, everything was perfect. The instructors were both so friendly & the small class size was really great for getting hands on training. Can’t wait to come back!

Matilda Gustavsson Feb 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Incredibly nice and welcoming teacher, very helpful.
The venue was stunning!
I had so much fun and 2 hours went by way to quickly.

Jessica Kroll Feb 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Esther was SO kind and fun and helpful, explained all the steps clearly and made the whole experience very accessible. Absolutely worth the money and time, can't wait to see the pieces we made!

Jenny Cooper Feb 2023


My daughter and I spent a lovely morning making 4 different items each. Esther is very patient and with a small class is able to offer a lot of assistance and guidance. We had a great time and can't wait to see our items and learn how to glaze next

Sarah Kelly Feb 2023


Esther was a great teacher! Helped throughout the whole process. Will definitely be back again!

Christine Kyle Jan 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Esther is an easy to follow teacher. She's clear with her communication and guidance. She allows for your own personal imput into every piece of clay. She allows you space to build confidence in your creation and nothing is not good enough. Highly Recommend. So much Fun and cathartic! Relaxing and Creative morning.

Tracey Vieira Jan 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended


I had so much fun! Total beginner but great instruction and help throughout. I’ll be going again.

Pottery class review by Tracey Vieira - Brisbane

Megan Biggs Jan 2023


Esther was so knowledgeable, patient and very friendly.
For us beginners, we wee never made to feel like what we were doing was bad . Even though I am not even sure what I can call what I made besides abstract
Definitely going to re book

Beginner Wheel Throwing Class review by Megan Biggs - Brisbane

Peggy Stewart Jan 2023


Esther is such a lovely and warm young lady. She is a great and very natural teacher and was able to really help us get a lot from the class, even as completely inexperienced wannabe potters. It is clear that she loves what she does and to do so in such a unique and lovely environment really makes it a special experience. My daughter and I both loved our creative time here :)

Guy Roberts Jan 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Lovely teacher and beautiful studio. Had a great time making different items and would definitely recommend.

Uellan Uellan Jan 2023


Venue was stunning view of the river and city. It was a humid day but Esther helped me cool down with ice in the water. She has a great knowledge of potting and teaching. friendly and helpful. We threw four pots and she helped when we got into trouble with the clay. HIghly recommend it.

Alex Mills Jan 2023

59 ClassBento workshops attended • 53 reviews


Had the best time this morning. Esther is such a great teacher - she made everything so clear and simple.
The clay we used is was so nice to work with.
There is a hill and flight of stairs to get to the workshop and parking was a pain… but it was worth it!

Pottery class review by Alex Mills - Brisbane

Isabel Sterling Jan 2023


What a great experience! My husband and I did it together and both thoroughly enjoyed it. Xanthe and Esther were both great instructors. Highly recommend.

Geoff Nugent Jan 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended


My husband purchased a gift voucher for me for Christmas for the two of us to attend a class with Esther. We thoroughly enjoyed the class - thought Esther was fabulous - and had a wonderfully relaxing time - it was really fun! Would highly recommend!

Vicki Meyer Dec 2022

5 ClassBento workshops attended • 3 reviews


Teacher was lovely and very helpful , nice view of the Brisbane river whilst working on making my clay bowl , can’t wait for the next step

Pottery class review by Vicki Meyer - Brisbane

Harumi Koyama Dec 2022


This course was great! It was a small class and was comfortable environment. Very enjoyable. Teacher was so friendly and helpful. I Highly recommend.

Shannon Webb Dec 2022


This was an excellent experience! We learnt how to make bowls, a plate and a vase. We got four pieces of clay to make what we wanted. Anna, the instructor was really clear and gave a lot of one on one help. I liked the fact that the class was small so we could all get help where needed.
I look forward to going back to glaze our pieces and maybe try another course as well.

Pottery class review by Shannon Webb - Brisbane

Martina Dorante Dec 2022


Esther was amazing, she explained everything with so much detail. Her classes are intimate, she makes you feel at ease and comfortable to explore your creative flow. We were all off and running within 30 mins of being there. It was such a great experience and I have fallen in love with wheel throwing.

Brody Newton Dec 2022


The class was great!

Esther was very informative and easy to learn from, we had a lot of fun and the view was great from the room.

Lauren McMahon Dec 2022


Small class, with skillful and talented teacher. This was the perfect introduction to clay spinning with all material and tools provided. We were given license to be as creative as we wanted, with Esther patiently guiding the way. I really loved this class and plan to go back.

Jacquilyn Ritchie Nov 2022


Excellent class to begin clay throwing. I had no experience prior but managed to make some lovely pieces.
Esther was a great teacher, she was able to explain and demonstrate various techniques. We got a lot of one on one time as there was only two of us in the weekday class. Very relaxing and enjoyable - I would highly recommend!

Grace Cottis Nov 2022


Esther was amazing! Loved her space and energy. I’ve never done pottery before so it was a great first experience, can’t wait to be back

Pottery class review by Grace Cottis - Brisbane

Elsa D'Amore Nov 2022


We had an amazing time and made great little pots. Thanks Anna & Ester. Loved it.

Sarah Norton Nov 2022


The teacher was lovely! She's really nice and friendly! She did a great job at guiding us and noticing if we were doing something wrong to correct us and explained everything clearly. The location is also beautiful and we had our class during sunset so the view was amazing!

Laura Goldsworthy Nov 2022


Teacher was so lovely and very helpful!
Really good date idea or a girls day!
Loved it!

Yvonne Laraghy Nov 2022


The venue was incredible with a beautiful view and our teacher Anna was great! She was clearly very skilled and we learnt so much all whilst having fun and creating some lovely pieces. Highly recommend!

Michelle Stanley Nov 2022


Lovely teacher, beautiful studio and lots of fun. And we came away with four bowls!

Michaela Smyth Nov 2022

3 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


So much fun! Great class size and instruction from Anna - thank you for a lovely morning

Daniel Davison Oct 2022


Estel was an awesome teacher and the setting looking out over the Brisbane river was amazing! All materials were provided and well worth the money for the 2hr class. Having the freedom to learn the basics and then experiment/explore on my own (with some help) made the class far more engaging! Would recommend.

Beginner Wheel Throwing Class review by Daniel Davison - Brisbane

Rebecca Murphy Oct 2022


Great demonstration and easy to get in and make things straight away! Really enjoyed it!

Nicole Svencis Oct 2022


This was a fantastic experience for my Mum’s 85th birthday. Our teacher Anna, was so encouraging, kind & joyous in her approach with us.
Once you get past the old entry in the building, the studio is a glorious space w fabulous open view of the river. Thought it was excellent value for money as everything was provided, we made x4 different “pots” & these will be fired for us to pick up! Fabulous experience ✨

Beginner Wheel Throwing Class review by Nicole Svencis - Brisbane

Peggy Vlismas Oct 2022

3 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Esther is an amazing teacher! Her studio is so cool and in an amazing Heritage Home.
We made 4 pieces each and really enjoyed our class.
We would definitely do more classes with her

Stephen Mason Oct 2022


Esther was absolutely amazing. Incredibly knowledgeable, helpful and personable. The class was an absolute blast, we learned a tonne and loved the experience so much, that my fiance and I are seriously considering taking pottery up as a hobby.

The view from the studio was stunning and a perfect backdrop for the wonderful class.

I cannot recommend this class enough, it was perfect.

Nicholas Bartlett Oct 2022


The pottery class with Esther was a really fun experience. She was helpful and provided a thorough guided experience. I would recommend this course to anyone wanting to experience something creative and if you’re willing to get alittle messy.

Janel Brandon Oct 2022

2 ClassBento workshops attended


This was my very first pottery class, and I feel like I made some things I will enjoy forever. I had no idea what to expect from a pottery class, but this was an absolute joy!

Esther's studio is in a beautiful part of the city, with amazing views of the river. She is a skilful potter and teacher - she gave us just what we needed to know to try it ourselves, working with each of us to make sure we got the basics. The feeling of the clay is so good, and combined with the beautiful view and supportive teacher, it was just the best way I could have spent a Saturday morning! I can't wait to go back to glaze the things I made, and I will definitely be back for more throwing time.

I highly recommend - and don't wait to book a class because they fill up fast.

Pottery class review by Janel Brandon - Brisbane

Sandy Crane Oct 2022

5 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


The teacher Esther was so patient and amazing.
Clear easy instructions and with a small group so everyone got help when needed.
Thank you

Shannon Radomsky Oct 2022

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Esther was such a lovely teacher So patient and great at explaining the techniques. Would definitely recommend :)

Sophia Koper Oct 2022


Esther is such a lovely person and was such an amazing teacher! I had never used a pottery wheel but she was so helpful and made the experience so enjoyable! :)

River Evison Oct 2022


I really enjoyed my pottery class with Earth & Alchemy. Esther is an excellent teacher and gave me lots of guidance.

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