Registration – Course at The Pottery Lab

The Pottery Lab is my studio at Temperance, Bandra-W, Mumbai where classes on pottery and ceramics are conducted on weekends and weekdays for pottery enthusiasts.

 

The Beginner’s Course

The beginner’s course is designed to give students an overview to the medium while picking up the basics of ceramics and pottery:

  • Hand building techniques of working with clay
  • Introduction to the potter’s wheel (known as Throwing)
  • Decoration techniques
  • Application of glaze
  • Basic level of theory so that you understand the materials that you are using

 

Class details

  • You can choose between a weekday or weekend batch. We have various time options in both as mentioned below
  • Sessions are twice a week and each session is for two hours
  • There are 10 sessions in the beginner’s module, so you need 5 weeks to complete the course
  • Our course is designed for adults only and are not suitable for kids below 16 years of age

 

Class timings

Weekends – Saturday & Sunday

  • 10 am – 12 noon  OR
  • 1 pm – 3 pm

 

Weekdays – Monday & Tuesday

  • 11 am – 1 pm OR
  • 4 pm – 6 pm

 

Weekdays – Wednesday & Thursday

  • 12 pm – 2 pm OR
  • 3 pm – 5 pm OR
  • 6 pm – 8 pm

 

Fee

  • The fee is Rs.12,000 + 18% GST (Total Rs.14,160) for the complete course inclusive of materials and firing of the pieces (max 4)
  • The tool kit for class is for Rs.400 which students can keep post completion of the course
  • For each module of 10 sessions, students get 1 bag of clay. In case they require more clay, it can be purchased at the studio

 

What you need to bring for class

  1. The tool kit that we give you
  2. A hand towel
  3. A medium sized air-tight container with a lid (appx 700ml capacity)
  4. An apron

 

What to expect

  • A fun time while seriously learning to work with clay
  • Understanding the ceramic process
  • Improved concentration and patience!

 

Beginner’s Course best suited for

  • People who have never worked with clay before
  • People who would like to get creative, learn a new skill, create with their hands
  • Adults who are looking to de-stress!

 

Next available batches

 

Weekend (Saturday & Sunday):

  • 10 am to 12 noon: 01 December 2018 to 13 January 2019 (Full)
  • 1-3 pm: 01 December 2018 to 13 January 2019 (Full)

 

Weekday (Monday & Tuesday):

  • 11 am to 1 pm: 12 November 2018 to 18 December 2018 (Full)
  • 4-6 pm: 12 November 2018 to 18 December 2018 (Full)

 

Weekday (Wednesday & Thursday):

  • 12-2 pm: 12 December 2018 to 17 January 2019 (Partially Full)
  • 3-5 pm: 12 December 2018 to 17 January 2019 (Partially Full)
  • 6-8 pm: 12 December 2018 to 17 January 2019 (Partially Full)

 

Register Now

 

The address
The Pottery Lab
Temperance, Plot no 76

Nargis Dutt Road, Pali Hill
Bandra-W

FAQ’s

  • Can I cover up for a session I miss?

Yes, you may for up to 2 sessions. We block 12 sessions for you to complete your 10 sessions.

  • Can I mix sessions from different batches?

We prefer not to as the teachers for different batches are different and every teacher has his/her own style of teaching! All the teachers are alumni of Sir J J School of Art, with a degree in Fine Art and a specialisation in Ceramics.

  • Can I register for the weekend batch and attend only Sundays?

At the moment our course is not structured for a once a week only format, so you would have to attend on both Saturdays and Sundays.

  • I am an absolute beginner, will I be able to do this?

Yes, the beginner’s course is designed even for those who have never indulged in any form of art or craft. You may not create masterpieces but you will end up surprising yourself!

  • How many students are taken in a batch?

We register a maximum of 4 students in a batch.

  • Do you have an advanced level as well?

Yes, once you have completed all your basics in the beginner’s module, you can register for an advanced module which is a customised module.

Studio Etiquette

  • Please clean all tools, wheel, equipment, desk space used during your session and put things back in their designated place
  • Please respect the studio timings allotted to you

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31 Comments
  • Jasmin Udwadia
    Reply
    September 25, 2018

    Dear Mam ,
    Am interested to join the Pottery Course.
    Need more information on sessions available for weekend batches.

  • aishwaria ganore
    Reply
    September 20, 2018

    I want to register for the weekend beginners course. but not being able to. it is showing partially full but still not able to choose the time slot. please help.

  • Aishwaria Ganore
    Reply
    September 2, 2018

    Just wanted to know how are the 10 sessions calculated??

  • Bhavna
    Reply
    August 21, 2018

    Is the registration for the september batch closed??

  • Anjali Mathur
    Reply
    July 22, 2018

    Dear Rekha, I am really keen on learning pottery. I tried registering for the previous batch, but by the time I got around to it, the classes were full. I travel quite a lot so perhaps a shorter course would be more suitable for me. Do you do short courses for 2-3 days?
    Appreciate your reply.

    Regards
    Anjali Mathur

  • Rekha Bijoy Kumar
    Reply
    June 17, 2018

    Dear Rekha,

    Do you have a workshop closer to Thane? Keen to join the beginners level.

    Warm regards
    Rekha 🙂

  • aishwaria
    Reply
    June 6, 2018

    hello Rekha ma’am,
    I wanted to inquire if i could do both my sessions on saturday itself. as you have two time slots, can i do the sunday class on saturday itself in the 1:00 to 3:00 time slot.? As i do not live in mumbai. so travelling and stay would cause some issues.

  • Kamya Shah
    Reply
    May 18, 2018

    Hi Rekha,

    i am really keen on joining the beginners course.
    since the weekend batch is already full for june, please do let me know about the next weekend batch so that i can enroll in for that.

  • Priya Joshi
    Reply
    May 10, 2018

    Hi Rekha…I would like to know if the weekdays are interchangeable
    …For example instead of Monday and Tuesday….I would prefer Tuesday and Wednesday or Thursday. Monday and Friday are whole day work days for me.
    Thanks
    Priya

  • Aparna Santhanam
    Reply
    April 25, 2018

    Hi,my name is Dr.Aparna Santhanam.Could I do one glass Monday evening and one on Thursday evening as I would have to juggle Clinic appointments….Also,I wan never good at art way back in school but am keen to do this.Will I be able to?

  • Rushina Vakharia
    Reply
    April 25, 2018

    Hi Rekha – if the next course is only directly in June, is there any slot beginning post 16th June as I m out of country from 8th to 16th June but would like to surely join the weekend batches.

  • Shivani Shroff
    Reply
    April 23, 2018

    Hi I would like to do weekend beginner classes, morning slot 10-12

  • Namita Roy Ghose
    Reply
    April 23, 2018

    Hi I’m interested in doing the Saturday and Sunday beginner’s morning classes. When can you slot me in? Really looking forward to this.

  • Dr Anita M Kumar
    Reply
    April 8, 2018

    Hi Rekha. I am a senior citizen retired a couple of months back from my Govt job. I wish to do something creative in my free time which can make my day productive and later on I can have some earning also. Do you enroll people of my age in your course? Is there a possibility of getting absorbed in your team of teachers later on? Please reply.

  • Kay Palkhivala
    Reply
    December 22, 2017

    Hi! I will be staying in Mumbai during mid-January to end March 2018, and would like to work at your studio. I am an experienced hobby potter (20 years) but I’m sure I can learn something new. I can send you photos of my work if you like.
    Can we organize some sort of customized course for me?
    Thank you!
    PS I learned about you from my daughter, Shirin Petit, of the DSB International School.

  • Noopur
    Reply
    December 8, 2017

    I want to join beginners course from Jan first week.

  • Rahul More
    Reply
    October 25, 2017

    Hi Rekha ma’am

    I stay in MUMBAI and working as an CAD designer for theme designs,
    want to be a successful sculpture artist in figurative sculpture,
    with this course can I manage to be good in making figurative sculptures ?

    please revert

    Rahil More
    9820908410

  • Leah Benjimen Wasker
    Reply
    October 19, 2017

    Hello would like to join beginners class at the earliest
    Thanks and regards
    Leah

  • Namrata Singh
    Reply
    September 12, 2017

    Hi Rekha
    I want to take up the beginners course . Plz let me know when to start with .

  • Aashritha Sohni
    Reply
    September 8, 2017

    Hey,
    I would like to know whether you can conduct the classes only on sundays as I am working on saturdays.

  • Hemangi
    Reply
    August 12, 2017

    Hi Rekha,

    I am very interested in learning the art of pottery. However i am working and can attend classes only on Sundays.
    Would it be possible to come in only on Sundays and extend my learning to 10 weeks instead of 5?

  • Tish Sanghera
    Reply
    August 2, 2017

    Hi – I would like to buy the weekend pack as a gift for a friend – he is based in Bandra and I am in London. Is there a way I can purchase this online and he can choose on which date he starts the 5 week course?

    Many thanks,
    Tish

  • Trishila Chatterjee
    Reply
    July 29, 2017

    I have had done the beginner’s course in 2014 in Bangalore. After that I could not continue. I want to start again now. Which course would you suggest for me now?

  • Pooja Seth
    Reply
    April 25, 2017

    Do you conduct pottery classes for kids during the summer holidays? If yes, could you please send the schedule and costs.

  • Daniela Dennis
    Reply
    April 18, 2017

    Do you conduct pottery workshops, a friend and I would like to try it but cannot commit to a full time class.

    • Suvidha
      Reply
      June 22, 2017

      Hi, i stay in Bangalore,i will be coming to Mumbai for 2 weeks..is it possible to complete beginner’s course class in 1 week or 10 days than 2 days a week class

  • bhavana bora
    Reply
    March 20, 2016

    What is the course duration?

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