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Hand Building with Clay for Beginners August 24

Hand Building with Clay for Beginners August 24

Learn the fundamentals of Hand Building with Clay

Next Available: Sun, 04 Aug 10:00AM (AEST)
2 hours 30 minutes x 4 Weeks


Hand Building with Clay for Beginners!

Welcome to our Beginner Hand Building with Clay workshop! Over four weeks, totalling 2.5 hours per week, you will embark on an exciting journey into the world of ceramics. This workshop is designed for beginners eager to explore hand-building fundamentals with clay. Throughout the workshop, you will delve into the techniques of pinch pots, coil construction, and slab building, discovering the art of creating strong joins and attachments using slip. By the end of the four weeks, you will have crafted your mug, bowl and plate, each showcasing the diverse range of techniques you have learned. We provide all necessary materials, including clay, glazes, and underglazes, ensuring that you leave with functional and personalised pieces to cherish for years to come. 

Additionally, upon completion, you will have acquired enough skills to confidently join our Clay Club, where you can continue to explore and expand your hand-building with clay journey. 

Get ready to unleash your creativity and LET'S GET MESSY!

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What you will learn

  • Learn the key fundamental used to hand-build just about anything with clay!

What you will get

  • Expert tuition, fun inclusive class - includes Tea/Coffee etc
Parking Info

On-site parking

What to bring

  • Nothing! We supply everything you need.

What to wear

Old comfortable clothing... clay can get messy!

Appropriate for

Aimed at complete beginner! or anyone wanting a refresher if its been a long time since you played with clay.

Samford Potters Collective

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The Samford Potters Collective is a new custom-built pottery studio located just 25 km from the heart of Brisbane city and sits in the beautiful green hills of Camp Mountain (Samford).

We believe that pottery is a timeless craft that can be enjoyed by all. We offer a variety of workshops, weekly classes, and wheel classes for beginner to advanced levels, private events, and more. Our full-service pottery studio has everything you need to get started on your pottery journey.

We are passionate about creating a welcoming and inspiring environment for our students and members. Our team of experienced potters and instructors are always on hand to provide guidance and advice every step of the way.

Come join us and let’s get MESSY together!


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Your Teacher

This workshop will be run by Nicole, who has over 20 years of teaching experience.

Nic brings a fun, inclusive, and whimsical energy to all of the workshops and is a very talented and passionate ceramist in her own time.

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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 3 days before class starts. An admin fee of AU$50.00 applies.
  • A transfer can be requested 1 day before the class starts. An admin fee of AU$50.00 applies.
  • A credit note can be requested 3 days before the class starts. Free of charge.

No changes will be allowed after these times.

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 Samford Potters Collective or organised by Samford Potters Collective 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 Samford Potters Collective


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