Firebird Studios

Unique hand made ceramics.

Classes, workshops, exhibitions.

Special events and pottery parties.


Firebird Studios

Firebird Studios is located in Burleigh Heads in beautiful Queensland, Australia. We produce a wide range of very unique hand made ceramics for a variety of applications.  We create for cafes and restaurants, architects and interior designers, and other commissioned work. We also teach others how to create in clay via mini course, intensive courses, master classes and workshops. We offer Open Studio classes for students to develop their own work.

Introduction To Pottery

Firebird Studios offers a 10 week intensive Introduction To Pottery Course:

Week 1 – 5 – we focus on Making – learning the basic pottery hand building techniques.

Week 6 – 10 – we accelerate the basic skills and focus on Decorating – learning many aspects of colour, surface and finish.

Find the next course on the Schedule page by clicking this link.

Open Studio Classes

Firebird Studios Open Studio Classes are great for students with a little experience through to accomplished potters looking for space to work. We have affordable options for making and firing. All Open Studios session are 3 hours long. You should have your own tools and know the basics of making in clay. While these classes are self directed, there is a teacher on hand to help you decide on clay, method, colour and firing. The teacher support is as little or as much as required. 


Firebird Studios offers morning, afternoon and evening workshops in the following areas: 

Handbuilding, Pottery Wheel, Sculpture, Mould Making & Casting, Porcelain Jewellery, Kiln Design, Raku and Pit Firing, Wood Firing, Developing Your Range, Selling Online, Nerikome, Sgraffito, Surface Decoration And More…..

Potters Wheel Masterclass

Firebird Studio’s Master Potter, Lynda Lehmann, was a production thrower for over 20 years and has been a potter for over 40 years. Our 16 week Masterclass for the Potters Wheel takes you from complete beginner to proficient “thrower”.

We also offer short courses and workshops to try your hand on the potter’s wheel!


Events and Functions 

We can host your special occasion in a pottery making event.

Hen’s nights, corporate team building or end of year functions, birthday parties and group bookings.

Corporate team building is a popular choice – work together on a project, get muddy on the wheel, or just learn together! 

Visit Firebird Studios Online Shop

Check out our wide range of functional and decorative hand made pottery in the Firebird Studios shop.

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4/6 Ramly Drive
Burleigh Heads
QLD, 4220