25 March, 2020
Adult craft classes
Adult craft classes
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The Best Adult Craft Classes In Hong Kong

25 March, 2020
Adult craft classes

Looking to explore your creative side? Here are the best adult craft classes in Hong Kong for you to try.

Our city may be best known for its stunning hikes, beaches and vibrant nightlife, but beyond all that, there’s a wealth of adult craft classes in Hong Kong that will allow you to get in touch with your creative side. Whether you’ve always wanted to try your hand at making dim sum, crafting your own jewellery or simply spend a relaxing afternoon painting, the 852 has got a workshop for you.

Editor’s Note: The situation in Hong Kong regarding closures and restrictions on opening hours due to the coronavirus is constantly evolving. Many businesses are taking extra precautions, but please make sure you follow the latest government advice and stay home if you have recently travelled overseas, have interacted with anyone who has been away, or display any symptoms.

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Jewellery Making Classes
Pottery Classes
Art Jamming And Painting Classes
Embroidery And Crocheting Classes
Calligraphy And Watercolour Classes
Cooking And Baking Classes
Terrarium And Flower Arranging Classes
Leather Making Classes
Glass Blowing Classes

The Best Adult Craft Classes In Hong Kong

Jewellery Making Classes

Adult craft classes: jewellery making, Obellery

Obellery

Aiming to promote contemporary and innovative jewellery, Obellery offers a range of workshops for those who want to try their hand at making a one-of-a-kind silver ring ($880), silver bangle ($1,780) and more. We particularly love its wedding ring workshopperfect for any brides-to-be looking to make their own unique wedding bands. The workshop includes the option to create a pair of rings of the same colour (either yellow, white or rose gold) together with your partner for $12,800. Or, if you’re after something extra special, how about crafting a set of bi-coloured bands for $14,800? All classes must be booked in advance.

Sassy Tip: Looking to add a personal touch to your creation? Book a slot for the silver ring workshop before 31, July 2020 to get free laser engraving. 

Sassy Perk: Exclusive to Sassy readers, get 10% off Obellery’s silver bangle workshop or silver ring workshop using the code SASOBE2020. Offer valid until 31, July 2020.

Obellery, H403, Block B, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2155 4198, [email protected], www.obellery.com

Pottery Classes

Pottery class: Two Parts Studio

Two Part Studio

This creative studio may be a little out of the way for Central dwellers, but it’s worth the trip. A two-hour pottery class is priced at $280 and, as the classes are kept small, you can enjoy one-on-one time with the instructor at the pottery wheel as you create your masterpiece. You have to pay a little extra for firing, glazing and trimming, but you’ll be glad you did when you bring your one-of-a-kind creation home. In addition to pottery, Two Part Studio also offers drawing and painting classes.

Two Part Studio (San Po Kong), Unit 2, 3/F, Max Trade Centre, 23 Luk Hop Street, San Po Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Two Part Studio (Tai Koo), Unit 3, 2/F, Eastern Centre, 1065 King’s Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong, 5505 0828, [email protected], www.twopartstudio.com

Touch Ceramics

Found in Hong Kong’s Centre for Heritage and Arts, Touch Ceramics holds regular pottery classes (every Tuesday and Wednesday), that are suitable for all levels, starting at $2,030 for four classes (materials included). You can also enrol in a course on porcelain painting for the same price. If you need a little inspiration, visit its art gallery space to view the works of international ceramic artists.

Touch Ceramics, Shop 203, 2/F, Block 3 Barrack Block, 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong, 2562 9000, [email protected], www.touchceramics.com

Pottery class: Cobo Ceramic Workshop

Cobo Ceramic Workshop

At Cobo Ceramic Workshop, the importance of building a solid foundation not only applies to the form of your ceramic pot but also to the skills you’ll acquire. Beginner students will first learn different hand building techniques, starting from pinching to coiling and slab building, in order to build various forms of vessels. Once you have those techniques down, try your hand on the potter’s wheel to create anything from mugs to plates – or even vases and tea pots! Cobo Ceramic Workshop holds regular classes once a week, but also offers floating classes for those who need more flexibility.

Cobo Ceramic Workshop, 1/F, Fortune Court, 33 Morrison Hill Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, 2528 0672[email protected]www.coboworkshop.com

Art Jamming And Painting Classes

Oscary Art

Nestled in one of the city’s biggest creative hubs, Oscary Art is a popular choice for artsy folks. Art jam workshops start at $150 on weekdays and $200 on weekends. If you’re the type to get peckish while you paint, don’t worry, you’re allowed to bring your own snacks and drinks to keep you fuelled throughout the three-hour session. The studio also offers preserved flower art classes and terrarium workshops.

Oscary Art, S511, Block A, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong, 9588 1514, [email protected]www.oscaryecoart.com

Painting classes: artjamming

artjamming

Take a trip to this artjamming studio on the south side. While most painting studios can get a bit cramped, this place boasts 185 square metres of space plus a garden terrace where you can chill outdoorsWorkshop prices vary depending on your canvas size and how long you stay to paint, but generally start at $200 for a two-hour session. Alternatively, you can also choose to paint on a tote bag or T-shirt.

artjamming, 4D Yally Industrial Building, 6 Heung Yip Road, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong, 2541 8816[email protected]www.artjamming.com

Choco L’ART Studio

Choco L’ART Studio offers three-hour art jamming workshops for $260 on weekdays and $280 on weekends. Everything you need, from art materials to expert guidance and refreshments, will be provided. And if acrylic is not your favourite medium to work with, you can opt for a course on sketching, pastel drawing, watercolour and oil painting (starting in April) instead.

Choco L’ART Studio, 2B, Yan King Court, 119-121 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, 6695 1161, [email protected], www.chocolart.com.hk

Embroidery And Crocheting Classes

Embroidery classes: embroidery, make and do hk

Make and Do Hong Kong

Founded by two sisters, Make and Do Hong Kong is about all things handmade. You can find the sibling duo hosting craft workshops around the city on everything from weaving and flower embroidery, to macrame and screen printing. Keep an eye on the Make and Do Facebook page for upcoming events.

Make and Do Hong Kong, 906 Paramount Building, 12 Ka Yip Street, Chai Wan, Hong Kong, [email protected]www.makeanddohk.com

Yarn in the Works

Yarn in the Works hosts a range of knitting and crocheting workshops for all ages and skill levels which you can sign up for on its website. Alternatively, you can arrange a private lesson with a specialised teacher for you and a friend ($395 per person), or for a small group ($350 per person). Practice your newly-learned skills at its weekly knit night, which is free and open to all, held every Thursday from 7pm to 9pm.

Yarn in the Works, 20 Tai Ping Shan Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, 2915 8211, [email protected]www.yarnintheworks.com

Calligraphy And Watercolour Classes

Calligraphy classes: calligraphy, Heyjune

Heyjune Studio

Heyjune studio is a wonderful little nook hidden in an industrial building on Kowloon side. The studio may only hold a maximum of eight people (classes for larger groups can be arranged), but the space, lit with fairy lights, is cosy for creating. There are a number of workshops and courses on calligraphy, brush lettering and watercolour that you can join. Once you’ve learned the basics, you can apply your newly-learned calligraphy skills on a phone case, mirror, perfume bottle, lipstick case and more. The finished product makes a great personalised gift for a friend (or yourself!).

Heyjune Studio, Room B06, 1/F, Block B, East Sun Industrial Centre, 16 Shing Yip Street, Kwun Tong, Hong Kong, 9400 0862[email protected], www.heyjunestudio.com

Kalo Make Art

Located in the heart of Central, Kalo Make Art hosts a range of creative events, including calligraphy workshops, art jam nights and monthly pen meets. The intro-level calligraphy workshop, where you can learn how to use a dip pen, is priced at $700. In addition, you will also receive a calligraphy starter kit (worth $350) to take home for further practice.

Kalo Make Art, Room 201, Ivy House, 18-20 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, [email protected], www.kalomakeart.com

Cooking And Baking Classes

Baking class: The Mixing Bowl

The Mixing Bowl

Whether you’re a novice cook or a have a bit of experience in the kitchen, The Mixing Bowl is sure to have a class for you. With a focus on baking, it covers everything from traditional Hong Kong favourites such as pineapple buns and egg tarts, to sourdough bread and pizza. Prices start at $400 for a three-hour class, inclusive of all the ingredients and equipment you’ll need. And the best part, of course, is getting to enjoy the fruits of your labour at the end of the workshop!

The Mixing Bowl, 23/F, The Pemberton, 22-26 Bonham Strand, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, 2524 0001, [email protected], www.themixingbowl.com

ABC Cooking Studio

ABC Cooking Studio offers courses on cooking, bread, cakes and wagashi (a traditional Japanese sweet) for all ages and skill levels. Adult classes are capped at a maximum of four students to one teacher, which means you’ll get plenty of support throughout and will be able to experience the joy of cooking in a comfortable and relaxed setting. Courses start at $6,600 and require an $800 membership fee. Trial classes are also available if you want to test the waters before going all in.

Cooking class: Yum Cha

Yum Cha

Renowned in the city for its oozing custard buns, Yum Cha gives diners a chance to try their hand at making their own dim sum. Priced at $550 per person, the private dim sum classes involve conjuring up classics like pork and shrimp siu mai and steamed custard buns. Following your lesson, you will be treated to an afternoon dim sum tea set, starring your own delicious creations.

Yum Cha, 2/F, Nan Fung Place, 173 Des Voeux Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, 3708 8081, [email protected], www.yumchahk.com

Terrarium And Flower Arranging Classes

Bonart

When you enter Tai Kwun’s Bonart concept store, you’ll feel like you’ve stepped into an oversized terrarium. With greenery lining the walls, you’re sure to be instantly inspired to create your mini eco-system. You can learn how to create a moss or succulent terrarium, as well as picking up practical gardening skills and caring tips. Bonart also offers a wide range of other adult craft workshops covering preserved floral art, pressing flowers, candle making and more.

Bonart, Shop 03-204A, 2/F, Barrack Block, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong, 2787 2688, www.bonart-hk.com

Terrarium workshop: Bonart

Glass Farm

What’s great about Glass Farm is that it’ll bring its workshop to your own home or office. For $350 per person you can expect hands-on guidance to help you build a moss or airplant sustainable terrarium, as well as tips on how to keep your little eco-system healthy. The price includes everything you’ll need to create your terrarium including a glass vessel, moss or plant, decorative rocks and cute little figurines.

Glass Farm, 9836 6033, [email protected], glassfarm.hk

Leather Making Classes

Motto Carpe Diem

If you’re in need of a new wallet, belt or passport holder, why not make one for yourself? This handmade leather craft workshop offers a wide range of courses on leather making. Three hours should yield you a leather pencil case or watch strap. But if you have more time to spare, you could dedicate between 10 to 30 hours to create the leather bag of your dreams.

Motto Carpe Diem, Flat 1C, 1 Floor, Ka Wing Factory Building, 19-21 Ng Fong Street, San Po Kong, Hong Kong, 6871 5989, [email protected], mottocd.com

Leather making class: Motto Carpe Diem

Fungus Workshop

Handmade leather bags and accessories workshop Fungus Workshop is a partnership between local designer leather goods brand Hoiming and lifestyle creative unit Cowrice. It will teach you basic techniques such as hand stitching, lining, fastening and leather finishing. By the end of your two-day workshop ($840, two hours per session, materials included), you should have a couple of new leather items to take home with you (e.g. card holder, small handbag, coin purse, small camera bag and more).

Fungus Workshop, G/F, 1 Leung I Fong, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, 9477 4166, [email protected], www.fungusworkshop.net

Glass Blowing Classes

Adult craft classes: glass blowing, Glazden

Glazden

This independent glass studio holds regular glass making workshops starting at $500, with options to make a glass cup, flower, pendant and more. Classes involve a one-on-one glass blowing lesson where you can learn to blow and shape glass bubbles. You’ll also get the chance to play around with colour, pattern and texture to create your own unique design.

Glazden, G/F, 23 Sau Wa Fong, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, 9133 2698, [email protected], www.glazden.com

 

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on 15, October 2018 by Annie Simpson and was updated on 25, March 2020.

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Featured image courtesy of Hillary Ungson via Unsplash, image 1 courtesy of Obellery, image 2 courtesy of Two Part Studio via Instagram, image 3 courtesy of _g_ary via Instagram, image 4 courtesy of artjamming via Instagram, image 5 courtesy of Make and Do Hong Kong via Instagram, image 6 courtesy of Heyjune Studio, image 7 courtesy of The Mixing Bowl via Instagram, image 8 courtesy of Yum Cha via Instagram, image 9 courtesy of Bonart via Instagram, image 10 courtesy of Fungus Workshop via Instagram, image 11 courtesy of Glazden.

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