Transfer Paper for Clay Pottery with Maria

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Working with clay and learning some pottery skills is always fun. In this class we’ll be making pieces from air-dry clay specifically to decorate and customise with unique designs from transfer papers.

Transfer paper works a bit like temporary tattoos – keeping them wet with a cloth until the design transfer over. While transfer paper works on fired ceramics (bisqueware) it transfers even better while clay pieces are still wet.

You might like to make a small dish or a plate, a vase, or even something sculptural, and keep in mind that the smoother and more even the surface the better!

There are dozens of fun transfer designs to choose from as well as some traditional-style ceramic decorative motifs.

What will we cover?

In this class you will learn:

  • How to work with air-dry clay to make a piece suitable for use with transfer paper
  • How to use tissue transfer paper with wet pieces, and tips for working with dried (bisque) ceramics too
  • Special considerations, and other
    insider tips and tricks
  • How to paint the pottery once dried
  • How to seal it so it last longer

    What should I bring? 

    All materials are provided, but please bring something to transport your pottery home safely. A tupperware container and a spare bag would be perfect!


    • Wheelchair Accessible Venue
    • Gender Neutral Bathrooms
    • Early Bird Discounted Tickets
    • Free Tickets to First Nation Attendees
    • Auslan Interpreted Upon Request
    Maria in a crocheted fox hood

    Who will be Teaching?

    Maria (she/her) is a serial crafter. She loves learning about new crafts and techniques! She does crochet, macrame, sewing, pottery, weaving and likes to explore how these crafts can be combined and expanded. 

    In addition to plants and crafting, she also has a passion for cooking and baking, light painting and running Laneway Learning.

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