Handbuilding transfer ceramics

Handbuilding transfer ceramics

Clay handbuilding class for adults

Over 20 people have attended this class


In this 4 hour class students will be shown how to create beautiful ceramic underglaze and transfer paper pieces such as cups, bowls, plates or vases from scratch using the slab method and stencils. How to roll and cut clay, assemble securely, apply underglaze and tissue transfer paper with many different patterns to choose from. Students should be able to complete 2 pieces. All work will be painted with a clear glaze by the tutor after they have been bisque fired, then fired again ready for collection around three weeks after the class, students will be notified via email when ready to pick up.

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What you will learn

  • How to roll a clay slab.
  • How to cut, construct and finish pieces.
  • How to cut and apply underglaze and tissue transfer paper.

What you will get

  • Access to potter tools and equipment.
  • 2 x completed ceramic items.
  • Light refreshments.

What to bring

  • Just yourself.

What to wear

Casual clothes you mind getting dirty. It is recommended that you cut long fingernails.

Appropriate for


Aa is for Art

(156 Reviews)

Anna is recognised as one of Australia leading costume jewellery designers. Her work is regularly represented in fashion and bridal publications and parades including Fashion Week. Anna has many commissions from film and theatre companies and has also participated in many group exhibitions. Her design interests have extended from costume to other areas including lead lighting, mosaic, sculpture, printing and fine art techniques, millinery, and metal and theatrical costumes. She also works as a freelance stylist for bridal and fashion photo shoots.

During the last twenty years of running her costume jewellery label ‘Elysian Creations’ she has trained many staff how to craft and assemble costume jewellery, bridal millinery and costumes, and extended this twelve years ago to teaching children and adults how to make jewellery and art and craft creations. See Anna’s work on Instagram @elysiancreations @aaisforart

After many years of working in the fashion industry and becoming a mother of two, Anna’s passion for teaching and sharing her extensive knowledge in jewellery making and art and craft techniques has grown from teaching at schools to running classes and workshops at her own studioAa is for art in Melbourne’s inner west.

She believes everyone has the ability to be creative and with positive encouragement can produce beautiful artwork. She also believes creativity has a calming effect on children and builds confidence through a sense of achievement, she loves inspiring children to push the boundaries of what they think they are capable of to send them to next level.

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5.0 (7 reviews)
Liilarated it
14 Jul 2024
This workshop was fantastic, lots of fun and we created a wonderful piece in only 3 hours! Thoroughly recommend. The teacher is fantastic, and the activity mindful and rewarding.
Cathrated it
29 Apr 2024
A wonderful space to get creative. Anna was a patient and lovely teacher. I thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon. I’d recommend this course to all who enjoy playing with clay. Even the beginners came away with some great pieces of art.
Maureenrated it
29 Apr 2024
It was so much fun being creative and a lovely teacher and class! I'll be back!
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Cancellations & Refunds

If the organiser cancels the class:

You are entitled to a full refund.

If you can't attend the class:

You’re welcome to send someone in your place.


  • A refund can be requested 2 days before class starts. Free of charge.

We recommend the refund upgrade option upon checkout in case you’re not able to attend the class. Learn more about refund upgrade option.

Terms & Conditions

Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Aa is for Art or organised by Aa is for Art must agree to these terms and conditions.


I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by Aa is for Art.


I agree to give Aa is for Art unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Aa is for Art classes and events or on Aa is for Art's premises. (For use of Aa is for Art marketing materials).

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