Learn The Timeless Craft Of Pottery At These Immersive Studios Across The Country

Learn The Timeless Craft Of Pottery At These Immersive Studios Across The Country

The rise of slow living in urban cities calls for immersive practices that can help us pause and embrace leisure. Being more intentional with our lives also means partaking in the small pleasures that help us reconnect with earth and nature. This is where immersive pottery studios around India come to our rescue. Getting behind the wheel for a few hours while moulding something from scratch can be calming for the human mind.

The timeless craft cultivates an appreciation for our relationship with the natural world while exploring our creative juices. The ecologically minded practice motivates us to rewind and capture our imagination in the form of clay. Inspired by these tenets, a number of communal clay studios around the country are helping individuals to participate in the slow craft. If you’re looking to spend your time harnessing creativity here are some homegrown pottery studios on our radar.

I. The Clay Company, New Delhi

Aimed at offering guests an unforgettable and enjoyable learning experience, The Clay Studio based in New Delhi has a team of hand-picked, like minded individuals who have come together for the ‘love of clay’. The classes are run by instructors who have degrees in Fine Arts in ceramics/pottery or have significant experience as practising potters. Furthermore the group’s focus is on sharing knowledge with patience and generosity. By giving students the skill, ability and desire to unlock their creative potential. 

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II. Atelier Lalmitti, Himachal Pradesh

A clay centre that welcomes students for medium to long programmes, Atelier Lalmitti based in the lap of Himalayas aims to become a centre of excellence where people can form their journey with clay. Teaching every student with great depth and expertise the studio offers comprehensive courses for beginners. While formulating truly ingenious courses for intermediate and advanced learners that are hard to find around the country. Lalmitti provides a quant environment to harness your creativity while refining skills in a guided environment. 

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III. The Pottery Lab, Mumbai 

Run by ceramics artist Rekha Goyal, The Pottery Lab is a community studio based in Bandra West. Set in the middle of lush greenery the space offers an escapist journey to find your creative side. Beyond the visual appeal they provide you with an intricate understanding of specialised techniques such as glazing, surface decoration, Japanese Nerikomi technique and much more. The perfect location to de-stress and enjoy valuable time with friends and family, The Pottery Lab will help refine your skills as well as make it a memorable experience.

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IV. Aura Pottery, Chandigarh 

A learning spot for ceramics within a relaxed environment, Aura Pottery is located amidst a farm in Chandigarh. The welcoming environment embraces a raw curiosity and love for clay. Their workshops are a great way to get a feel and understand ceramics if you are aspiring to get started in clay making as their one-on-one instructions are easy to follow. The studio also offers proper residential courses and retreats to refine your skills and fully immerse yourself into pottery. Either you are looking for a solo adventure or for a bonding experience with family and friends, Aura Pottery is the perfect place to do so. 

Find them here.

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