Hand Building Workshop

Create fun and beautiful clay objects in Mordialloc!

2 hours Class size 1 to 12

label $100 - $119 (or 4 payments of $25 - $29.75 Afterpay)
(Earlybird price of $105 applies if you book into a public session 30+ days ahead, otherwise $119 per guest when you book for 1+ guests, $100 for 3+ guests)

In this exciting hand building workshop, you will learn the art of creating beautiful and unique pottery pieces from scratch. No previous experience is necessary, as our warm and uplifting environment is perfect for beginners.

Throughout the class, you will explore various hand building techniques, such as pinch pots, slab construction, and coil building. Our experienced teacher will guide you step-by-step, showing you how to mould and shape the clay to transform it into functional and decorative pieces of pottery. From cups and bowls to vases and sculptures, you will have the opportunity to create your own personalised works of art to take home.

The class will provide all the materials you need, including clay and basic tools. As you immerse yourself in this creative activity, you may feel a sense of relaxation and fulfillment as you work with your hands and bring your imagination to life. There is something truly rewarding about creating something with your own hands, and this workshop will allow you to tap into your artistic talents.

Your teacher Tori has a background in pottery, sculpture, jewellery making, painting, and drawing. Tori is an expert in supporting you to tap into your creative potential and show you how to shape your wildest idea into a take-home art piece.

Tori’s class is a friendly, fun, inclusive sanctuary for students of any skill level to scratch your artistic itch and feel empowered through new skill building. Tori has expertise working with, and loves to welcome students with diverse needs, including students with NDIS needs and English as a second language.

Whether you’re an absolute beginner, returning student, or looking for the perfect class to celebrate a milestone, you’ll have a blast transforming your first pinch pot into a vase, planter, panda, piranha – the sky’s the limit.

Knowledge required
No knowledge or skill is required.
What you'll get
All materials and clay are provided, along with expert instruction. Your work of art will be glazed and fired, ready for pickup at a later date!
What to bring
Enthusiasm and a free, creative mindset!
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 5 years old).

Adult accompaniment is not required.

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


LeStudio ArtSpace - 24-26 Crown Avenue, Mordialloc VIC

Large converted warehouse across from dog park. Blue gate out front with door bell

Hand Building Workshop location
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McCanless Pottery
McCanless Pottery

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Welcome to McCanless Pottery! We are a creative clay space located within the Le Studio Art Space and Gallery in beautiful beachside Mordialloc, Victoria.

We enthusiastically offer fun filled instruction in wheel throwing, hand building, sculpting, and ceramic brush decoration in addition to our kiln firing services and our classes for kids, formulated to unleash your child’s unique creative talents.

Our classes are designed to suit kids and adults and we support all social and cultural backgrounds including but not limited to the LGBTQI, NDIS and aged care communities.

We absolutely adore clay and are overjoyed to share our knowledge and passion with you. We want you to experience the incredible joy of turning a humble piece of clay into a decorative or functional work of art that will last a lifetime.

Join us as we share with you the remarkable craft of making handmade pottery.

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