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COURSES AVAILABLE 

Learn and Grow

We’re pleased to provide a wide variety of classes fitting all skill levels and mediums. Are you curious about all that we offer? Learn more about each class below, and get in touch today with any questions.

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HANDBUILDING COURSE ( LEVEL 1) BEGINNERS

Take Home Some Art

Learn all the basics techniques in ceramics and getting familiar working with clay. This beginners' course covers 4 basic techniques in ceramics – Pinching Coiling, Slab building and Glazing.

COURSE FEE: ₹ 10000

SESSION TIMING: 2 Hours

TOTAL SESSIONS: 10 (6 finished pieces, glazed and fired)

Materials, Tools, Expertise and Firing Charges included

Skill Level: Beginner (no prerequisites)

This is a relaxed pottery course where you will gain practical skills and introduction to pottery! This workshop is a perfect introduction to pottery and great for anyone wanting to try something new. Suitable for complete beginners, all levels are welcome. You do not have to be a potter to do pottery! No experience is necessary.

During the workshops you will be introduced to a variety of hand-building techniques - pinching, coiling and slab building. Glazing will be demonstrated too. You are welcome to play and experiment as much as you like and indulge in some clay fun!

THINGS YOU WILL BE MAKING:

  • Pinch pot (surface decoration)

  • Pinch pot (cut and paste)

  • Coiled pot

  • Pinch + Coiled pot

  • Slab pot (cube)

  • Slab (final project) 


After completing this course, and if you are still keen to improve your foundational skills and techniques in ceramics, you are welcome to continue with the intermediate course (focusing on one of the above techniques) with hands-on guidance before you progress to YellowSpiders Pottery advance courses.

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HANDBUILDING COURSE (LEVEL 2)

Surprise the Senses

COURSE FEE: ₹ 14000 (5 kg clay)

SESSION TIMING: 2 Hours

TOTAL SESSIONS: 10

Materials, Tools, Expertise and Firing Charges included

Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced (level 1 prerequisite)

Apply your knowledge of basic hand-building techniques to more complex functional and sculptural forms. Emphasis is placed on exploring surface treatments using both texture and colour, and the unity of these elements is also stressed. The perfect class to take your hand-building skills and ceramic experience to the next level! 

Exploring the natural relationship between form, surface and colour, is challenging but hugely enjoyable and leads to uniquely personal and individual work.

It's important that we build this level 2 project together as it will be as unique as you plan it to become. We will be guiding you through all the technical requirements, though you are encouraged to work independently and guidance will be given.

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WHEEL-THROWING COURSE (LEVEL 3)

Your New Masterpiece

COURSE FEE: ₹ 24000

SESSION TIMING: 2 Hours

TOTAL SESSIONS: 20

Materials, Tools and Expertise included (Clay used – Terracotta)

Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced  (level 1-prerequisite, level 2-optional)

Be amazed by one of the oldest and most intriguing processes of making pottery, wheel throwing. This deceptively simple looking process requires considerable skill. 

At YellowSpiders Studio we provide instruction as well as inspiration for anyone wanting to learn, improve or master wheel-throwing techniques.

Nothing quite beats the sensation of using your own hands to transform a soft lump of clay into a functional piece of art. Join our instructor to develop the skills you need to create the shapes you want. Our small classes suit both enthusiastic beginners and the more experience artist wanting to enhance their skills.

The full programme offers a flexible book-in-basis for a months period. We recommend you come consistently to keep the practice going. After a month if you still have your sessions left, it will be considered extra sessions and be charged 900/- for 3 hours. 

Please book early join the fun and ensure a spot, as this course is restricted to only 2 participants at a time. We do not fire any pieces in this course. If students would like to fire and Glaze their works, it's chargeable as per the studio rental charges.

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WHEEL-THROWING COURSE (LEVEL 4)

 Create something for your home

COURSE FEE: ₹ 28000 (5 kg clay)

SESSION TIMING: 2 Hours

TOTAL SESSIONS: 20 (8 pieces)

Materials, Tools, Expertise and Firing Charges (Clay used – Stoneware)

Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced (level 3 basic wheel throwing-prerequisite)

Apply your knowledge of basic wheel throwing techniques to more complex functional forms.

Since the basic course only focuses on centring and throwing cylinders, this course with widen your skill base and lead you to developing mugs, bowls and other advanced forms.

The beginner’s wheel throwing focuses on understanding clay as a medium, for which terracotta is used. As your throwing skillset progresses, this level focuses on using stoneware. One can fire up to 8 pieces at the studio in accordance with the kiln furniture.

Please book early join the fun and ensure a spot, as this course is restricted to only 2 participants at a time

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DEVELOPING CERAMIC SURFACE

Your art experiment


COURSE FEE: ₹ 20000 (3 kg clay)

SESSION TIMING: 2 Hours

TOTAL SESSIONS: 10

Materials, Tools, Expertise and Firing Charges included

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Abundant workshops address glazes and glazing, but few deal with surface design and decoration in the earlier stages of the ceramic process, and this will be our focus.  

We will be experimenting with tiles and later moving to transferring the same techniques and applying it on plates and other ceramic products.

DM us to confirm your seat. Limited to only 6 students per session.

TECHNIQUES WILL INCLUDE:

  • Screen printing

  • Stamping

  • Paper and Wax resist

  • Sgraffito

  • Texturing

  • Painting

  • Slip decorating

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ONE DAY WORKSHOP (UNDERGLAZE)

Your personalized décor

COURSE FEE: ₹ 1200

SESSION TIMING: 3 Hours

TOTAL SESSIONS:1

Materials, Tools, Expertise and Firing Charges included

Skill Level: Beginner (no prerequisites)

This workshop is for painting enthusiasts to experience painting on ceramic surfaces. Underglaze can be used to create endless variety of effects on your surface. Using layers of underglazes you can turn your clay into a canvas, creating painterly effects with no dearth of imagination. In this one day hands-on workshop, students will explore a variety of underglaze techniques on bisque ware. Either a plate or a mug. Participants are encouraged to register for the workshop at least 4 days in advance. Some tools and brushes will be provided but students should bring any favourite brushes that they have.

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ONE DAY WORKSHOP (CUSTOMIZED)

Reinterpreting Forms and Shapes 

COURSE FEE: ₹ 1200

SESSION TIMING: 3 Hours

TOTAL SESSIONS: 1

Materials, Tools and Expertise included

Skill Level: Beginner (no prerequisites)

The studio welcomes anyone interested in clay and gives you an opportunity to learn about it through a intensive hand-on experience. This workshop is for art enthusiasts to indulge in clay and experience the wonderful medium for therapy, leisure and fun. We will be focusing on pinching and coiling techniques and experience how transformative hand building a pot is. Since this is a tailor-made workshop, we are also happy to customise and meet your needs. Depending on the availability, either terracotta or stoneware will be provided.

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WHO WE ARE

YellowSpiders Pottery strives to foster imagination and creativity in our studio by helping students create beautiful art. Whether you’re coming in to spend the day or to truly exploit your talent, you’ll find a blank canvas awaiting you where the world is your oyster. We opened our doors in 2000 and have been creating art and forming artists since.

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CREATE YOUR ART WITH YELLOWSPIDERS POTTERY

Classes and Studio Space

YellowSpiders Pottery is the best Pottery Studio for creative minds. Come relax and unwind in a place made for artists, by artists. Here, everyone is encouraged to be creative and original. At YellowSpiders Pottery we love having fun with our art and with the people around us. Come learn the basics and develop your art in a great environment — visit YellowSpiders Pottery today!