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Make Your Own Ceramics at These Pottery Studios in Kuala Lumpur

Make Your Own Ceramics at These Pottery Studios in Kuala Lumpur

A home is more than just the people who inhabit it, it’s also shaped by the objects that give it warmth and character. Put pots, dishes, and vases in a room and it will instantly turn into a cosy haven. Crafting these objects doesn’t just involve knowing the process, it also requires a creative flair to bring them to life. Interested in giving pottery a shot?

Fortunately, pottery-making classes are gaining popularity in Kuala Lumpur, and these studios offer workshops that cover everything from spinning clay to shaping and other techniques.

A Touch of Clay

Led by Chea Yeow Seng, a ceramic craftsman since 1976, A Touch of Clay provides pottery-making workshops to foster love for art among Malaysians. This studio “incorporates art as a source of inspiration in people’s daily lives.” If you’re down for a commitment-free pottery experience, opt for the One-Time Classes. For a more comprehensive workshop, take the Pottery Course. Price starts at RM150.

Location: A Touch of Clay, 8, Jln 1/60b, Taman Segambut Damai, 51200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Tenmoku Pottery

Helmed by Mr. Soo Chow Mean, Tenmoku Pottery offers a wide range of classes designed to impart pottery-making knowledge to students. There’s a two-hour workshop for adults and kids, weekly and weekend classes for all types of students, and intensive short courses. The studio also serves as a venue for special events and parties, offering pottery activities for everyone to enjoy. For inquiries, email [email protected] or call +00603 618 75898.

Location: Tenmoku Pottery, 89 - 91, Jalan 2/10B, Spring Crest Industrial Park, 68100 Kuala Lumpur

Good Times DIY Pottery Studio

Pottery is more than just mastering the techniques of wheel throwing and hand-building with clay, it’s also a way to unwind and relax. At Good Times DIY Pottery Studio, mental wellness elements are incorporated into every class to help students “find inner peace.” The Wheel Throwing Quick Experience (RM145) is tailor-made for beginners, while the Pottery Painting (RM120) is perfect for kids who want to unleash their inner Picasso. Note that all artworks made during the activity will be ready for pickup within one month.

Location: Good Times DIY Pottery Studio, Level 1 - 19A, Paradigm Mall, Selangor, Malaysia

Beary Potter Studio

One of the leading pottery studios in Malaysia, Beary Potter Studio welcomes art enthusiasts of all levels to explore the world of making ceramics. This eight-year-old studio offers monthly themed workshops, including an activity centered around crafting animal-shaped ceramics and a class focused on making food-shaped plates and saucers. What’s more, there’s a One Day Class designed specifically for beginners who want to learn the basics of pottery. Contact [email protected] for the price.

Location: Beary Potter Studio, A-7-1, Jalan C180/1, Dataran C180 Balakong, 43200 Cheras, Selangor, Malaysia

Vava Art Studio

Tucked within Klang Valley, Vava Art Studio provides regular classes for both wheel throwing and hand-building techniques with clay. Whether it’s your first time dipping your toes in pottery or you’re an enthusiast looking for a new place to craft ceramics, this studio is for you. Price varies per workshop, but if you’re on a budget, it’s recommended to enrol in the wheel throwing class, available for RM85 per plate. For more information, email [email protected].

Location: Vava Art Studio, Jalan Bendahara 1/7, Bandar Mahkota Cheras, 43200 Cheras, Selangor, Malaysia

Clay Expression

At Clay Expression, pottery is seen as an art form that allows for self-expression, nurturing inner talents, and widening one’s imagination. Through its workshops, participants can acquire proficiency in pottery, whether pursuing it as a hobby, aiming to become a ceramic artist, or embarking on a new teaching career. The Introductory Class caters to students with a curiosity about pottery, while the Advanced Class is tailored for experts looking to refine and improve their skills. Click here for the list of available courses. For queries, contact [email protected].

Location: Clay Expression, Clay Expression Enterprise (001305992-v), Lot 757, No. 5 Block C, Jalan Subang 3, 47610 Subang Jaya, Selangor D.E. Malaysia

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