Wednesday Morning Pottery - Casuals & Tasters
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Wednesday Morning Pottery - Casuals & Tasters

Casual class & the once off "Taster" experience

Next Available: Wed, 15 Mar 9:30AM (AEDT)
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2 hours 30 minutes
Over 250 people have attended this class


Choose your class:


PREREQUISITE: You must have throwing experience!*

Have you finished our four week "Complete Throwing Basics" course and are looking for more? Then casual weekly classes are for you! 

From beginners through to potters of all levels, this class is structured to help you learn to improve your skills on the wheel or try your hand at sculpting or hand building. Come along and enjoy a fun and relaxed class while learning new skills. 

There are no fixed terms here, casual classes are flexible. Attend classes as often as you like, on any day you wish!

Pottery tools, materials and firing are additional. Tea, coffee and chilled water is available.

What you will learn:

  • How to knead your clay
  • How to centre your clay on the wheel
  • How to form cylinders
  • How to create simple bowl forms
  • How to turn your forms
  • How to pull handles and attach them to cylinders to create coffee mugs, jugs etc.
  • Basic glazing and decorating techniques 
  • Creating many different forms including casserole dishes, flatware such as plates and platters, and much much more.

* PREREQUISITE: You must have completed our four week "Complete Throwing Basics" course or be an experienced potter to sign up as a casual student. If you have tried throwing before but need advice around determining which course to start with, please call or email us to discuss your past experience and we will assist :)

All Inclusive Wheel Taster Class

A single class, designed to teach new students the basics of throwing on the wheel

When: Wednesday Morning- 9.30am to 12pm

What you will learn:

  • How to centre your clay on the wheel
  • How to form cylinders
  • How to create simple bowl forms

When you choose this class you get to skip most of the technical stuff and will get away with not having to knead your clay or finish your pieces. We will have the clay all prepared for you and will teach you the basics of throwing and help you to make a few basic forms.  Then, all you need to do is come back and pick up your masterpieces approximately four weeks later.

All materials and firing are included in the class price.  Sajo Ceramics Staff will finish your pieces for you after the class (trim, clear glaze and fire).  You will be able to select your 6 best pieces for finishing at the conclusion of class.


Looking to book a place in this class at the hand building table? Please head back to the class listings page and select "Hand Building Class", from there you can book into this session without wheel access. Please keep wheel bookings available for throwing students only :)

- Bookings Essential -

Book online or phone (03) 97611336

Studio Address: 11 Lillypilly Lane, Kilsyth South, VIC 3137


Class will be cancelled if less than 6 people are enrolled (this has never happened) in which case all payments will be refunded. All other deposits and class payments are non-refundable but will be held and transferred to another class of your choice (assuming there is a vacancy for a term of 12 months from date of payment). 

Please also note that this class may not be suitable for children under 14 years of age due to needing to be a certain height to use the wheel.

All work from this class will be kept at the Studio for a period of 3 months, after which time, any uncollected items will be disposed of.

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What you will learn

  • How to knead and roll your clay
  • Basic wheel throwing
  • How to hand build simple forms

What you will get

  • A variety of basic skills using various tools to create various forms with clay.
Parking Info

Please drive past the house to the white shed.  Parking in front of shed.

What to bring

  • Please bring an old towel (full bath size, please no hand towels).

What to wear

Please wear old clothes as you will get messy. Please note that shoes must be worn in the studio at all times.

Appropriate for

Beginners and more experienced students.

SaJo Ceramics

(331 Reviews)

We have set up our studio to bring together pottery and ceramics in a combined space and to be an affordable, fun place where anyone can come and enjoy creating with clay. Our studio is a place where there are very little rules except to respect your fellow artists, their work and the studio, to relax and learn that there is no end to the possibilities when working with clay..........

At SaJo Ceramics you can...

Join a casual pottery class or social pottery & ceramics session; take a workshop to have a go at the pottery wheel, take one of our 6 week courses to learn the basics of throwing, or just use our  Melbourne studio facilities on a casual basis. Discover beautiful stoneware handmade tiles for a unique splashback or outdoor wall feature or make your own! Explore a huge catalogue of ceramic pieces to paint in both acrylic paints and fired finishes, made to order from vintage and modern bisque designs. Buy hand made tile blanks for your school or community project, ready for you to paint, carve or decorate, or just drop in and chat with fellow artists while enjoying a cuppa.

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5.0 (26 reviews)
Vivienrated it
08 Mar 2023
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Mandirated it
09 Feb 2023
I made my first big bowl on the wheel and it felt wonderful to be supported by my teacher and class in exploring a new skill. I regally enjoy the sense of community and belonging weekly.
Alexrated it
26 Jan 2023
Had a lovely class. The teachers were super patient and instructive. Would definitely do agai
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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.


You may cancel anytime before class starts and claim a full refund or transfer.

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 SaJo Ceramics or organised by SaJo Ceramics 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 SaJo Ceramics.


I agree to give SaJo Ceramics unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at SaJo Ceramics classes and events or on SaJo Ceramics's premises. (For use of SaJo Ceramics marketing materials).

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