Ceramic Hand Building

Handbuilding 01 (April Weekend)


Hand building is one of the oldest techniques of ceramic art. This particularly versatile method helps one to get a thorough understanding of how clay moulds into different forms and shapes.

This beginner ceramic hand building course is designed for you to build a solid foundation, which is critical for you to master this art. Through this program you will learn fundamental techniques like Pinching, Coiling & Slab work.

Here, you will create pieces using these methods along with several other traditional & contemporary surface techniques like Sgraffito, Inlay, Carving, Embossing etc.

Hence, one will be able to distinguish their style of art & aesthetics.

This is a 10 session course, spread over 4 weeks, of 3 hours per session. We can accommodate only 8 students per ceramic hand building batch.  Hence the registration will be on a first come first serve basis.

April 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th,  24th  (10:00 am - 5:00 pm), 25th , May 2nd (10:00 pm - 5:00 pm) and May 8th 

You will be working with cone 6 stoneware clay, slip and glazes that are also used by professional ceramic artist. The class fee includes firing and supplies. As part of supplies you will be given 20kgs of stoneware clay, glazes, a set of basic pottery tools which is to be used for the class sessions.

Only the final project pieces will be eligible for glazing and firing.

Instructor Brief:

Engineer by education and an Artist by vocation, Ridhima started her ceramic journey with Claystation in 2019 and fell in love with clay. She believes that even failure with clay is more complete and more spectacular than success with other forms of art, and it gives you the power to create something beautiful from literal dust and forge it in fire.


  • Registration and payment is required  to secure a spot in class
  • We reserve the right to cancel the classes or programs.  The participant will receive full refund in the event of cancellation
  • Cancellation Policy : No refunds will be provided if the registration is not cancelled 72 hours before the start of the program. A refund of 75% will be provided if cancellation does occur before 72 hours of commencement of the program

April 10 - May 8 | 10:00 AM-1:00 PM

Saturday and Sunday

Number of sessions: 10

Instructor: Ridhima Chawdhary

Prerequisite: None

Venue: Claystation Studio HSR Layout

Age: 18

Fee: 8700 Rs.

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