Clay Workshop Series - Lidded Spirit Vessel

Lidded vessels by Pie Bolton and Michelle Merrifield

Clay Hand Building with experienced ceramic practitioners Pie Bolton and Michelle Merrifield

Over a series of three sessions (2.5 hours per week) you will be guided through the construction of a personalised lidded vessel made from clay. Your unique vessel will then be carefully dried, glazed and fired, and returned to you a few weeks after the last session.

Session One – vessels and lid options, inspiration, development of form, hand build vessel.

Session Two – complete lid, develop ideas for decoration, add and subtract your personalised detail.

Session Three – complete decoration, add colour using slip and underglazes.


  • all clay, slips, underglazes, tools and equipment,
  • careful monitoring and drying of work, glazing and firing, 
  • wrapping, packing and delivery back to MornPen.


Saturday 27 July, 10am-12:30pm

Saturday 3 August, 10am-12:30pm

Saturday 10 August, 10am-12:30pm

WHERE: Mornington Community House, 3/91 Wilsons Rd Mornington 3931

COST: $110

Suitable for ages 16+

Suitable for those with some experience with clay.

NOTE: Please do not book in if you cannot attend all three sessions.

NOTE: If the cost of this workshop is a barrier, please contact the Arts and Culture Team,

There are limited numbers in this workshop series, book in quickly.