Hand Building Pottery Course - Four Weeks

Learn the fundamentals of hand building pottery

Open Objects Studio

Open Objects Studio

5.0 (94)

4 x 2 hours Class size 1 to 6 label $480 or 4 payments of $120 Afterpay

Your teacher, Open Objects Studio is COVID-19 aware

This means that this teacher won't run a class if they've had flu symptoms in the last 14 days, and will adhere to relevant state restrictions (e.g. on maximum number of students per class)

Looking for relaxing things to do in Sydney? Join this four-week course for beginners, where you will learn the fundamentals of hand-building pottery.

In this pottery course, you will learn all about pinch pots, coiling, slab building and joining, plus some handy tips and tricks for making larger hand build pottery forms.

We will focus on large forms, maximum (40cm x 52cm). No one is limited on what they can make, big or small, the only limit is the size of our kiln (40cmx52cm). Over the four-week course, you will build, fire and glaze your pieces. You are welcome to bring along your pottery inspiration too.

These classes are designed to be a small group of 6 students, every student will receive the one on one guidance needed.

Course outline:
- Week one - build form
- Week two - build and refine
- Week three - build and refine + bisque/glaze
- Week four - bisque/glaze

If you have attended our two-hour introduction to hand-building workshop, this is a great opportunity to continue your practice.

Please make sure you can attend all sessions before booking, as there will be no rescheduling.

Aside from this class, this teacher also has the following coming up:

Knowledge Required
Beginner-friendly but also great for experienced potters.
What you'll get
The skills and knowledge to hand build pottery, as well as tools, glaze, clay and kiln firing included. You will take home the pieces you have made at the end of the four-week course.
What to bring
Wear older clothes that might get dirty
Session repeats

This class series runs over 4 consecutive sessions, at the same time every week.

Suitable for

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


OPEN OBJECTS STUDIO - 1605 Botany Road, Botany NSW

Your teacher
Open Objects Studio
Open Objects Studio

5.0 (94)

Andrea started working with clay in 2016, she now runs a small ceramics studio, Open Objects Studio. The studio is located in Botany, Sydney.

Andrea's work can be found in local markets and cafes around Sydney. Andrea's work is influenced by natural landscapes and organic shapes. Her process is mindful and relaxed.

Working with clay is an experience that Andrea believes everyone will enjoy, it helps us appreciated the objects we use on a daily basis.

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