Short-course pottery classes - Thursday PM

Short-course pottery classes - Thursday PM

Hand-building and wheel throwing for all levels


These classes are appropriate for all levels of students seeking to build skills in wheel-thrown or hand-built ceramics.  **Please be sure to select the proper ticket**

This four-week short course combines all the elements of a full term in a condensed, four-week format (see below for an indicative schedule). This course is suitable for students continuing an existing practice or those new to the practice interested in understanding the process and trying their hand at a new skill. Micro-class sizes of no more than six students create an intimate atmosphere with plenty of hands-on support.

Week 1: Wheel-throwing or  hand-building

Week 2: Wheel-throwing or  hand-building

Week 3: Trimming, surface treatments and hand-building

Week 4: Glazing

The class included tools, storage, glaze materials and firing of up to 2 kilos (additional firing is charged at a rate of $19/kilo). A range of clay types will be available to purchase from the studio. 

Students will have access to all studio tools and equipment.

Students with previous experience may also opt to book independent studio access. 

Studio access options include:

Single booking: 

1.5 hrs. - $35

3 hrs. - $55

10 hrs/mo. -  $150

Unlimited/monthly - $250

To book, contact the studio directly. @home.claystudio (IG & Facebook) or

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What you will learn

  • Build your foundational skills or broaden your techniques to execute your creative visions in an intimate and supportive environment

What you will get

  • Enjoy some cuddles with our resident guinea pigs an enjoy an assortment of teas while you work.
Parking Info

The studio is located within a 5-minute walk of Middle-Footscray Station or 15 minutes from Footscray Station. A specific address will be provided upon registration. 

What to bring

  • Please come with an apron and towel (at least hand-towel sized) and fingernails clipped close to the nail bed (this is especially important for wheel throwing!).

What to wear

Working with clay can sometimes be a messy experience. Please wear clothes that you don't mind getting dirty.

Appropriate for

This class is designed for adults over the age of 18. Please contact us to inquire about exceptions.

Home Clay Studio

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Home Clay Studio is a space for emerging ceramic artists and practitioners offering classes, studio access, and workshops in residential Footscray. Students at Home  Clay Studio will broaden their skills, refine their practice and build their creative voices in an intimate and supportive environment.

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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:

  • A refund can be requested 7 days before class starts. An admin fee of AU$50.00 applies.
  • A credit note can be requested anytime before the class starts. Free of charge.

No changes will be allowed after these times.

Terms & Conditions

Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Home Clay Studio or organised by Home Clay Studio 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 Home Clay Studio


I agree to give Home Clay Studio unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Home Clay Studio  classes and events or on Home Clay Studio premises. (For use of Home Clay Studio marketing materials).

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