Hand Building Pottery Class

Learn hand building pottery in Newcastle

2.5 hours Class size 1 to 15

label $108 (Afterpay available)
Experience the joy of hand building in our dynamic pottery class in Newcastle. Learn the techniques of shaping clay with your hands and create stunning pieces that reflect your unique style.
From elegant vases to charming ceramic decorations, let your imagination run wild and leave with masterpieces you'll be proud to display.‍
Don't worry if you're new to pottery, our friendly and experienced instructors will guide you every step of the way, ensuring a fun and supportive environment for all skill levels.
Having your creations fired in our kiln transform them into functional and food-safe works of art, ready to be used and admired. So if any of your creations scream, "take me home!" we'll work our kiln magic and expertly fire them with our studio's mesmerising clear glaze—for a pocket-friendly $30 per piece. You can even add this on when booking your class or pay in the studio during your class.‍‍
Please note: children under 18 can attend if accompanied by an adult.
If you left your items to dry or be fired in our studio, You'll get an SMS 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.
*Work may crack or even explode during kiln firing; we do not offer refunds for such instances. If your piece is mistakenly picked up by someone else, we regret we cannot offer refunds. Ensure your name is clearly marked on your work.
Add-on available for this class
  • Fire & Glazing (2 piece) ($30)
You can add these when you book (optional).
Knowledge required
Beginners welcome.
What you'll get
We will supply all the clay and tools needed to create your own masterpieces.‍‍
What to bring
Just bring your wonderful self and BYO any snacks, nibbles and beverages or grab a coffee on your way in.‍
Suitable for

Suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 12 years old).

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

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The Art Department Newcastle - 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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