At School of Clay Arts, we believe in providing a conducive learning environment and a safe space for our studio members as well as anyone who has taken time to experience the SOCA approach. We pride ourselves on facilitating fruitful learning experiences for the interested and the initiated. You will find below, an overview of what we offer for both Beginners and the Casual Hobbyists.  


INTRO TO POTTERY WORKSHOP


We offer a one-off pottery class for those who'd like to experience SOCA's perspectives towards artisanal pottery-making and teaching style.

We value small-class sizes, a supportive environment for self-expression and learning together.

Intro to Pottery Workshop (2 Hours. Max 6 Pax)

Individual Booking and Group Rates Available

Suitable for anyone age 13 and above, our pottery trial class offers a cosy ceramic studio experience and attentive guidance for anyone to create their vessel of choice.

View our upcoming workshop schedule here

or

Contact us for your group booking requirements


Gift Certificates

Gift Certificates now available for your loved ones. Gift the gift of a delightful tactile experience today!

<Intro to Pottery Workshop> (Valid Jan- Dec 2020)

Write in to us at schoolofclayarts@gmail.com and we will personalise your gift certificate for the lucky one(s).


POTTERY COURSES


We offer foundational courses for the absolute beginner or anyone who are keen to review their understanding of the methods employed in pottery and/or ceramic crafting today. 

Structured to contextualise what the different modes of making have to offer while breaking each techniques down into basic steps for clarity, students will be encouraged to explore variations and creative applications of techniques over the duration of our courses. 

After each course, students have the option of choosing to take up our Studio Membership to continue refining and practising the techniques learnt. 

POTTERY FUNDAMENTALS: HANDBUILDING

SGD 250 for 4 sessions. 2 Hours per session. 

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, Hakeme and Nerikomi. Our price is all-inclusive of a set of pottery tools, provision of all materials and firing of 3 objects per student. 

Book our next Course intake here  

AN INTRODUCTION TO THROWING ON THE POTTER'S WHEEL

*We require students to undergo 'Pottery Fundamentals: Handbuilding' prior to taking up this course

SGD 290 for 4 sessions. 3 Hours per session.

This course aims to clarify 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.

Next Course Intake : 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th Oct 2020. Sundays. 2PM - 5PM. Bookings can be made here. 


STUDIO MEMBERSHIP

Studio Membership (Independent Practice)

$450 for 10 sessions  |  $55 for 1 session

**valid 4 months from the start date. Package can be shared. Strictly not extendable**

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. 

Studio members have access to 4 different clay bodies, SOCA blend of studio glazes, and the most reputable equipments in the industry. Our studio is equipped with Shimpo Whisper potter's wheels, Brent extruder, Northstar slab-roller and Nabatherm chamber kilns.  

Firing is charged separately at $2.50 per 100g for any double-fired (bisqued and glost) item.

Contact us about our Studio Membership Pass

Open Studio Hours:

Tuesday 11AM - 2 PM

Wednesday 11AM - 2PM

Saturday 11AM - 2PM

Please respect studio hours and factor in adequate time for cleaning up. Studio Hours are subject to the studio's availability/bookings.

Important Addendum

  • Speciality clay or glazes for individual projects can be purchased at SOCA.
  • 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.

OTHER OFFERINGS

Please write to us stating your requirements and we will get back to you with a fair quote.

Ad-hoc Children Classes (16 and below)

Mold-Making & Slip-Casting (Speciality Workshop)

Ad-hoc Personal Consultation/ Studio Practice

Employing SOCA Glazes & Firing Expertise

Group Pottery Party

Ceramic Workshops for Schools

Tile Art Co-Creation Projects 

Teambuilding and Teambonding Activity

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