Frequently Asked Questions

1. I am a Beginner in pottery, where should I start from?
Hi, we offer both One-time experience workshop and Pottery course for Beginner level learners. You could choose a course suitable for you in the links below:

Trial session/
a) Pottery on the Wheel Experience
b) Handmade Monthly Theme Workshop

Pottery Course (4 sessions)/
a) Wheel Throwing Course
b) Handbuilding Course

2. How many types of pottery workshops are there at your studio? What is the difference between Wheel
throwing and Handbuilding?

There are Wheel throwing courses and Handbuillding workshops available at our studio.Wheel throwing is
a pottery shaping method by pulling out various shapes and vessels by centering clay on pottery wheel.
Wheel throwing technique is popularly seen in a famous scene of the classic movie .
Whereas Handbuilding is a pottery shaping method without the use of pottery wheels. It is usually done
on the workstation, shaping clay into various shapes and forms with techniques such as slab, mold, coil
and pinch. Handbuilding method provides a unique texture and unique outcome to the pottery works.

3. How do I make a booking on the workshop session?
Please contact us by clicking on the website link on the bottom right corner of the Facebook Messenger
to check with us the availability of the time session of your choice. When the time session is confirmed,
please proceed to the payment process, and send us a receipt/proof of your payment to our customer
service.We will secure your slot when the payment is confirmed.

4. Are there any age limitations on signing up pottery workshops?
Students above 8 year old are welcome to sign up our workshops, please refer to the links in Q1. of the
FAQ.

5. How much do the courses cost? Are there any hidden fees?
Our pottery course (4 sessions x 2.5 hrs) costs RM800, while our One-time Experience Workshop cost
RM200/person and Rm380/pair of two.

6. Can I take my pottery works home after the workshop session?
We have written clearly the total amount of pottery pieces in the course outlines along with the fees,
please refer to the links in Q1. of the FAQ.

7. If I miss a class, can I reschedule another day for a replacement session?
Due to the limitation on the workspace available in our studio, we do not allow rescheduling and refunding for our One-time Experience Workshops.For students who signed up our Long-term courses, cancellation or rescheduling can be done 48 hrs before the initial confirmed time slot of the session is commenced, or else it will be deducted as a forfeit session.

8. If I cancel the class after my slot is secured, is the fees refundable?
Hi, unfortunately we do not provide a refund policy upon cancellation.

9. How many students are there in a workshop session?
Wheel throwing is maximum 6 students, while Handbuilding is maximum 8 students per session.

10. What language is used to conduct the class?
We usually speak both Mandarin and English to conduct the class.

11. Am I able to master all skills after completing the course?
Our tutors are committed in teaching the skills to every student, meantime we also strongly believe that
every student could master the pottery skills with consistent practice and determination to excel.

12. Do you provide studio space renting?
Yes, we do provide studio space renting, please send us an email to
bearypotterstudio@gmail.com for inquiries.

13. If I rent your entire studio space, how many person can be accommodated in the studio?
Due to the limitation on the workspace available in our studio and our tutors’ tuition fees,we only allow
maximum 15 person on weekdays ; and maximum 20 person on weekends.

14. My friend came here along with me but he/she does not sign up the session, can my friend wait me
in the studio while I undergo the session?

We are sorry that due to the limitation on the workspace available in our studio, and to provide a
comfortable environment as well as workflow for our students, we suggest your friend or your family who
accompanied you to pass their time at the cafes available nearby.

15. Are there any restaurants and cafes available nearby?
Our studio is located at c180, Cheras Selatan area. There are plenty of cafes and steamboat restaurants
around for you to dine in before or after class.

16. Can I find parking lots in your studio location?
Yes, there are ample of open space parking lots nearby our studio location, as well.

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1. 我是初学者,请问我可以从何开始呢?
你好,我们有适合初学者的一次性体验工坊和长期课程,你可以依照你的需要选择你想要的课程,链接在下:

体验工坊/

长期课程(4堂课程)/

2. 陶艺课有分几种?拉胚和手工陶艺有什么区别?
陶艺主要分为拉胚和手工陶艺。拉胚主要是使用拉胚机拉出各式圆型为中心点的作品,拉胚是一般在电影(人鬼情未了)内会看到的陶艺技巧;而手工陶艺没有使用拉胚机,一般在桌面完成,以slab,mold,coil和pinch技巧塑造陶瓷作品,加上部分雕塑让成品呈现更有手工感的作品。

3. 请问要如何预约课程?
请点击网站右下角/下方的Facebook Messenger并咨询我们你想要的时段是否有空缺,确定后才进行汇款,并发汇款发条给我们客服,我们将会把你要的位子确定下来。

4. 请问什么年龄层可以参加陶艺课?
8岁或以上都合适参加我们的各种课程,请点击第1题FAQ的课程链接查看。

5. 你们的课程的收费是多少呢?是否有任何隐藏费用?
我们的长期课程(4堂x 2.5小时)价格 RM800,而一次性体验工坊价格每人RM200和二人同行RM380。

6. 来上课时做的作品,是否每个都能带回家?
我们的每个课程表内都有写清楚课程费用又包括多少个作品,请点击第1题FAQ的课程链接查看。

7. 如果我突然有事缺席,是否可以再预约?
由于我们小工房空间有限,体验工坊一旦确定位子后是不补课与退款的。
而长期课程的学生一旦确定,最迟须在48小时前取消,不然课堂堂数会照样被扣去。

8. 请问预定位子后,若是取消可否要求退款?
你好,很抱歉我们这里不提供任何退款服务。

9. 你们每堂课的人数是多少?
拉胚课一般6人,而手工陶艺课8人。

10. 你们上课的媒介语言是什么?
我们一般以中文和英文为我们的媒介语言。

11. 我报读课程后,是否一定能充分掌握到技巧?
除了我们老师用心教导,我们相信陶艺是个需要持续的练习而达到理想效果的一门手艺。练习越多,越得心应手。

12. 你们是否有出租工房空間服务?
我们有出租工房空間服务,请发邮件到bearypotterstudio@gmail.com洽谈。

13.若是包场上课,请问你们工房一次能容纳多少人?
由于考量到空间大小和师资问题,周日人数最多15人;而周末人数最多20人。

14. 我朋友没有参与当天课程,可否在工房内等待?
抱歉因为工房位子有限,为了让工房保持人流流通,并让每位学生可以在环境舒适的状况下上课,所以需要让陪伴你的朋友,另一半或家人到附近咖啡厅先休息一下。

15.请问你们附近有餐厅或咖啡厅吗?
我们工房在c180区域,这里有多间咖啡厅和火锅店,可以方便你上课前或上课后进餐。

16. 你们的工房地点是否附近有停车位?
我们工房附近有许多露天停车位,工业大夏底层也有付费型停车位。

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

Getting Here By
Public Transport:
Take MRT to our nearest Batu 11 MRT station(SBK line), and take Grab/taxi around to get here in approx. 5 minutes trip.

Or
Car:
You can reach here by searching “Beary Potter Studio” in Waze or Google Maps

Contact
Tel: +60390817160
Email: bearypotterstudio@gmail.com