Make A Mess: Four Pottery Classes In Mumbai For The Enthusiastic Amateur

When was the last time that you did something for the first time? We can’t remember and if you can’t either, here are some hobby pottery classes that will help you change that. A few hours out of the weekend, and you’d have learnt a new skill, have had something to take back home and had a positive answer to the question we just asked. Let the handwork begin!

Potter's Place, Mahim

This studio in Mahim is run by a self-taught potter, who's known by the name of Shalan Dere. She specializes in ceramic home decor pieces. When you enter her studio, you're taken to a magical world of figurines, pots, vases, sculptures, and much more. She churns out her clay in the garden area, and conducts workshops for people on request. You'll learn a variety of techniques, both wheel and hand techniques. You can call her directly for discussions on the workshop cost. 

Classes & Workshops

Potter's Place

Sumati Building, Lt. Dilip Gupte Road, Mahim, Mumbai

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Rekha Goyal’s Pottery Lab, Bandra

This is a lovely space in Bandra, quite like the classic potter lab, with a wooden table in the centre where you are cut off from the world. Here, you can just give yourself and your newly-found craft some time. At the Pottery Lab, by Rekha Goyal, sign up for a beginner’s course which takes place over 10 sessions over a period of 5 weeks. You will learn hand-building, working at the potter’s wheel, decoration and application of glazes. Get in touch with her on 919833058151, and book your slot. For INR 12,000, you sign up for some comprehensive learning in pottery. Don't miss out on it. 

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The Pottery Lab

Temperance Building, 76, Nargis Dutt Road, Bandra West, Mumbai

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Mitty Pottery, Versova

Looking for a hobby class in Andheri? The classes held by Mitty Raja are a good option for you. A basic course for adult beginners is of 15-hour-long duration which you can do over a few weeks' time. And the course is priced at INR 6,000. He only takes two students at once, making sure someone’s eye is really over your shoulder while you’re new at this craft. If he's booked up, you may have to wait for slot. Call him on 9324626697 for more details. 

Classes & Workshops

Mitty Pottery & Sculpture

Jewel Shopping Centre, 18, Near New Alpha Society, Andheri West, Mumbai

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Meetakriti Pottery and Sculpture, Goregaon

Meeta Suraiya is a housewife and takes her passion for pottery quite seriously. She teaches this art form to people at her home in Goregaon. You can either take a one day workshop for INR 1,500 for a 2-hour session, or you can sign up for regular classes, for INR 1000 per session, for 4 sessions for the basic course. Economical, and educative, this one's a perfect fit for if you're on a budget.