Introduction to Handmade Japanese Pottery Course

Learn how to make handmade Japanese pottery in four sessions

4 x 3 hours Class size 1 to 10

label $290 (or 4 payments of $72.50 Afterpay)

In this superb class delivered to you by the master craftsmanship of Ms Emi Tanaka at Ceramic Studio En, you will learn different techniques used by Japanese artisans to create the beloved Japanese pottery.

This class consists of four sessions: three days of hand building pottery and another day of glazing.

Course outline:

  • Session one: You will make slab plates and bowls using different moulds or hand shaping. You can make an average of 4 to 6 plates and bowls.
  • Session two: You will be making cups, flower pots, vases, or anything you wish to make by hand-building up to 4 to 6 items. An extra firing fee might apply for large items.
  • Session three: Trim the outside of what you made in the second lesson.
  • Session four: Painting and glazing.

You will finish up with some amazing new ceramic pieces to call your own!

Please note:
  • The morning, afternoon and evening classes are 3 hours.
  • The Thursday class runs from 10am-2pm with a one-hour lunch break.

Knowledge required
This is a perfect workshop for a beginner and doesn't require any knowledge or experience.
What you'll get
All materials and firing are included as part of the booking fee.
What to bring
Comfortable clothes (that you can get messy in) and an apron if you have one.
Session repeats

After the first session, subsequent sessions can be arranged with the teacher, at a time that suits you.

Suitable for

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

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


28 Elizabeth Street, Artarmon NSW

This venue is a short walk from Artarmon Station station (200m).

Introduction to Handmade Japanese Pottery Course location
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Ceramic Studio En
Ceramic Studio En

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Hi My name is Emi. I’ve been involved in pottery for over 15 years and running this studio for 12 years.

At Ceramic Studio En, I create the perfect tableware for restaurants and cafes. My tableware has been selected by a number of Sydney restaurants since 2007.

Here at the studio, everything is made individually with care and passion. I take pride in my craftmanship and ready to cater for your need and imagination.

I would like to share the knowledge and experience of making tableware with you in the class. This is your perfect opportunity to create and add a unique touch to your table at home! Or it could be a unique gift that’s only one in the world for someone special.

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