Pottery Classes in Brisbane: 9 Creative Finds
More than simply spinning clay, there's something seriously therapeutic about pottery classes in Brisbane.
Taking part in an activity with your hands that gets you in an artistic headspace is a great practice in mindfulness and creativity, and pottery offers just that!
Engaging in a creative pottery class is a fantastic pursuit for kids and grown-ups alike and an excellent excuse to get your hands dirty and your eyes away from the screens! Brisbane has plenty of pottery classes on offer, offering the perfect creative escape from the daily grind - enjoy!
Pottery Classes in Brisbane: 8 Creative Finds
1. The Ceramic Studio
The Ceramic Studio is a great place to learn beginner pottery, with over 20 pottery wheels and five experienced teachers who are ready to help you learn the techniques you need to make your own pieces.
There's also the option to come back to paint your piece once it has been dried and fired, plus they also offer great painting and pottery options for kids' birthday parties.
Location: Shop 4 & 6, 8 Station Road, Indooroopilly
2. Mitra Ceramic House
If you're after a creative pursuit in Brisbane, Mitra Ceramic House has you well and truly covered.
Offering some of the best pottery classes around, their roster includes classes like mug making, glazing wheel throwing, hand-building, and plenty more. The team at Mitra Ceramic House firmly believes there is an artist inside of everyone who's just waiting to be unleashed!
Location: 17 Browning St, South Brisbane
3. Mas & Miek Ceramic House
Whether you're after an eight-week intensive tableware workshop, a six-week beginner throwing workshop, a four-week hand-building course, a weekend option or something else entirely, Mas & Miek Ceramic House serves up some of the best pottery classes in Brisbane.
With studios in both Newstead and Morningside, it's safe to say that Mas & Miek are a force to be reckoned with on the Brisbane pottery scene.
Morningside - 1/82 Colmslie Road
Newstead - 11 Byres Street
4. Glen Wardle Ceramics
With a range of courses and workshops, Glen Wardle Ceramics offers practical hands-on education and training to build and support your mental health and well-being.
Pottery taster sessions, paint and sips, resin pouring, soap and candle making, and Christmas decoration workshops are just the tip of the Glen Wardle creative classes iceberg!
Location: Home-based studio, Carina
5. Artisan Avenue
From one-off pottery classes to at-length course workshops, Artisan Avenue Studios is your one-stop shop for learning pottery in Brisbane.
Artisan Avenue offers a range of courses to suit everyone's skill level. Classes run with no more than eight students, offering you a personalised pottery experience and the assistance you need. They also offer holiday workshops for kids, encouraging everyone to participate in pottery classes in Brisbane.
Location: 24 Crosby Road, Albion
6. Clay & Sip
Fancy a side of bubbles while you wield your pottery magic?
Wesley Taylor Art Studios run festive Clay & Sip workshops throughout Brisbane and Surfers Paradise. Come along for a night of sculpting, pinch potting, hand building, and sipping with a qualified instructor to help! These beginner-friendly workshops are suitable for ages eight and up with an accompanying adult. BYO drinks for all those keen to make it a festive workshop.
Brisbane - Myer Centre, Brisbane City
Surfers Paradise - Finn McCools, 41 Cavill Avenue
7. Creative Clay
Creative Clay offers workshop options in hand building, wheel throwing and sculpting to fully encompass the pottery experience.
Studio owner Helen operates out of her home-based studio in Brisbane's western suburbs and is passionate about sharing her craft and bringing creativity, vocational fulfilment and the peace of pottery to her students.
Location: Home-based studio, western suburbs of Brisbane
Carve out time for a mental refresh with a pottery class from ClassBento.
From clay hand-building to pottery wheel throwing and other ceramic pursuits, these curated workshops are perfect if you’re searching for new things to do or want to try your hand at a new hobby.
Location: Across Brisbane - see specific workshops for location details.
9. Zen and the Art of Art
There is a range of pottery pathways at Zen and the Art of Art, ranging from beginner to advanced.
You'll love getting your hands in some clay and crafting some unique sculptures, pots and more, learning the art and techniques of hand-building and wheelwork with step-by-step demonstrations and tips, available via Zoom and in-person in West Brisbane!
Locations: 67 Sugars Rd, Bellbowrie and online
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