Slow Clay Centre Collingwood, VIC


Escape to Slow Clay Centre and learn the art of expression in clay.

Slow Clay Centre specialises in ceramics education and offers an extensive variety of ceramics and pottery classes throughout the year. Classes are offered on a weekly basis by the term, intensive weekends and short courses, and a rich variety of one-day guest artist workshops and forums. Catering for mostly adults, from beginners to the more skilled, we also have some kid's classes so everyone can learn the art of working with clay. Our enrolled students have priority to re-enrol each term and take advantage of our generous loyalty program providing free studio access (conditions apply). In this way we can help you to develop your skills to a high level. 

Our unique "Slow Clay" method for teaching the pottery wheel, established by Slow Clay Centre director and ceramic artist Jane Sawyer, has been taught for more than twenty years. Based on the Japanese techniques Jane studied as an apprentice in Japan, in combination with western techniques, the "Slow Clay" method offers a synthesis of East and West. It provides ergonomic best-practice and a solid foundation for personal expression and confidence with clay. All our courses offer skill-based learning within a rich framework of art and design enquiry.

Based in a beautiful inner-city studio in Collingwood, Melbourne, Australia, the Slow Clay team consists of leading professional ceramic artists and experienced teachers who offer high-level teaching in a broad variety of topics - see our web site for teacher profiles. Together with other invited professionals for guest artist workshops and forums, we are a vibrant community of enthusiasts.

No matter what level you are, we welcome you to Slow Clay Centre where you can follow your personal pathway with clay!



Starting at$75.00
Slow Clay Centre


Aug 2017
FORUM: Making International Pathways - 04 Aug 2017 6:00 PM

The forum was really interesting with 3 top potters and the friendly crew of Slow Clay. The topic was unusual and that made the evening so special and helpful for all the participants. I got important knowledge and inspirations. I will recommend this class.

Aug 2017
Taste the Clay! - 11 Aug 2017 5:00 PM

Great fun and the girls teaching were fabulous.

Aug 2017
FORUM: Making International Pathways - 04 Aug 2017 6:00 PM

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