**You are encouraged to book lessons at least a week in advance. Please write to schoolofclayarts@gmail.com for fuller course details.

[Beginners Handbuilding] 

Pottery Fundamentals 

SGD 250 for 4 sessions

  • 18th, 25th NOV, 2nd & 9th DEC. Saturdays 2PM - 5PM

This serves as an introduction to the world of hand-built clay objects and its associated techniques. Students will be exposed to the functional and artistic possibilities that the coil, slab and pinch construction offer alongside glazing and decorative possibilities such as Shinogi, Haritsuki and Nunome.

Enrollment is limited to 4 students per class. 

[Beginners Throwing] 

An Introduction to the Potter's Wheel

SGD 290 for 4 sessions

  • 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th JAN 2018. Saturday 2PM - 5PM

(Prior experience in wedging and handbuilding is encouraged.)

This is a foundational course that serves to make clear, the essential standards in the discipline of throwing one must work towards. Step-by-step instructions on centering, coning and building cylinders remains the priority of this course. Forming of various shapes, throwing off the hump will be demonstrated and explained. Techniques in trimming foot rings will also be revised.

Enrollment is limited to 4 students per class.

[Advance Beginners Handbuilding] 

Tableware Focus (NEW!) 

SGD 250 for 5 sessions

  • Saturdays, 2PM - 4PM

This course is structured for those who have been exposed to basic handbuilding techniques but would like guidance on improving their basics, execution and finishing quality. 

Through a curriculum of working towards a specific tableware outcome each week, this advanced beginners' course will challenge students to combine and modify the basic techniques to achieve a well-considered form. This course aims to hone a student's clarity, exploration and understanding of the fundamentals of handbuilding alongside taking home well-built functional pieces after 5 weeks.

Enrollment is limited to 6 students per class.

Drop us a note on your preferred course and we will be in touch. 

Studio Usage


Open Studio Pass (without guidance)

$450 for 10 sessions  |   $250 for 5 sessions 

**valid 4 months from the start date**

Suitable for anyone who would like to maintain a studio practice and develop personal ideas at their own pace. Studio equipment and materials are open for use. 

There is no guided instruction during open studio. However, the instructor will be present for any technical assistance. 

Fees include materials; Firing is charged separately at $3 per 100g for a bisqued and glost-fired item.

Studio Hours:

Saturday       1000 - 1300 h / 1400 - 1700

Sunday         1400 - 1700 h 

Important Addendum

  • Speciality clay or glazes for individual projects can be purchased at SO-CA; kiln rental for specific firing requirements is possible. 
  • To protect other people's work, we will not fire works with glazed bases. 
  • As storage is limited, any uncollected work may be disposed of after 1 month. 
  • Students are liable for replacement costs for damaged kiln shelves caused by their work sticking to our kiln shelves.


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