Handbuilding a Mug - Pottery Taster Class

Unleash your creativity in this mug making pottery class in London.

3 hours Class size 1 to 2 (public classes), 1 to 4

label £40 - £55 (£40 for Painted by Pon, £55 for Paint yourself)

Are you ready to get your hands dirty and create something truly unique? Join this London Pottery Class with Pon Studio for an unforgettable creative experience!

This class kicks off with a 15-minute introduction, setting the stage for a hands-on journey into the world of pottery. Your teacher will guide you through a demonstration for crafting a mug using hand-building techniques. Then, the exciting part begins as you're encouraged to freestyle your own design.

Pon Studio has got you covered with all the materials and glazes you'll need throughout the course, including a generous 1kg of clay. If you're feeling extra inspired and want more clay to bring your larger mug dreams to life, additional clay can be purchased for just £6 per kilogram.

Learn valuable skills in pottery making including hand-building techniques, how to sculpt decorative elements and attach them to your mug along with handles.

Once your mug is dry, Pon Studio will fire it for you. It will have a second fire after adding colour and glaze. After that, it will be shipped to you. The whole process is included in the price and can take about two and a half weeks. You'll then be left with a food, microwave and dishwasher-safe mug that you can use every single day.

You can either opt for Pon studio to paint your mug in one colour before it's sent to you, or return to paint it yourself after the first firing. The choice is yours!

Knowledge required
Perfect for beginners.
What you'll get
  • 1kg of clay, coloured glaze, bisque fire and glaze fire.
  • Your finished mug shipped to you 2.5 weeks after your first visit.

Studio 209, Craft Central, 397 Westferry Road, E14 3AE

Handbuilding a Mug - Pottery Taster Class location
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Pon Studio
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Pon Studio is a vibrant East London-based lifestyle brand, driven by the art of illustration. We take immense pride in designing and meticulously handcrafting all our products in our studio. Our mission is to infuse humour and creativity into the everyday lives of our customers by seamlessly integrating visual designs into our handmade creations. Our range includes an array of lifestyle products and home decor, from scented candles that bring warmth to your space to exquisite ceramic homeware. Every piece is a testament to our commitment to transforming the mundane into the magical through design-led craftsmanship.

At Pon Studio, we believe that creativity and artistry should be at the heart of every product.

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Emma Nov 2023

Rae was incredibly helpful and showed us a range of techniques to make our mugs. The team at Pon Studio were incredibly welcoming and friendly.

We were able to bring snacks and coffee into the studio.

We’re looking forward to going back in a few weeks to paint them

Ivy Vo Nov 2023

The teacher is so friendly and give us such a warm welcoming vibe, the studio is so lovely with full of different ceramics products. We had such a good time there! We signed up for paint yourself so very excited to come back to continue with our masterpieces <3

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