Looking for some last-minute Christmas gift ideas? Why not make your own \u2013 or gift your loved ones an experience to pick up a new skill? Here are six pottery experiences you can try in Hong Kong. Useless Studio Despite what the studio name suggests, Useless Studio offers a wide range of very practical workshops. There are, of course, the usual wheel-thrown mug and hand-shaped bowl workshops. Useless Studio also has workshops for students to make their own teaware, sake sets and coffee drippers. But our favourite has to be the adorable hut-like fragrant oil burner. View this post on Instagram A post shared by \u7121\u7528\u751f\u6d3b Useless Studio (@useless.studio) Most of the one-time experience classes such as the courses for making the coffee dripper or the fragrance oil burner cost . Longer courses like the tea set making course cost . You can easily book one of their courses through Klook. The course includes two classes---the first for shaping, the second for glazing. Room 6, 8F, Laurels Industrial Centre, 32 Tai Yau Street, San Po Kong, Kowloon Shop 105, 1F, 618 Shanghai Street, Mongkok, Kowloon Lai Chan Kee For first-timers, you can consider the no-brainer wheel throwing experience classes at Lai Chan Kee. Apart from making elegant ceramic works, Lai Chan Kee knows how to throw an organised ceramic experience for beginners. The beginners\u2019 wheel throwing ceramic experience is divided into two classes. Students can choose to make a cup, bowl or vase. In the first lesson (), students will learn the basic techniques for making cylinders. Then, they can take another class () to colour and glaze their works. They can also opt-out of the second class and ask their instructor to help finish the glaze for . Check out their Facebook page for more experience classes and to book a class. Rm1205, 12\/F, Trendy Centre, 682 Castle Peak Road, Lai Chi Kok, Hong Kong Hong Kong Art School A division of the Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong Art School provides diploma and degree courses in arts education. But little do people know, it also has a wide array of art-related courses under its Art for All programme. You can choose from making your own artistic blue-and-white ceramic objects () to kneading a ceramic figurine (). Keep an eye on its website as there are new ceramic courses added regularly. Rm 819, 8\/F, Youth Square, 238 Chai Wan Road, Chai Wan, Hong Kong Half Corner Studio While most studios cater more towards adult students, Half Corner Studio tailors some ceramic courses for children and parents. The family-friendly studio believes that clay-making helps enhance the little ones\u2019 problem-solving skills and creativity. The regular courses are designed for kids between six and 15. Course fees start from for four classes to for 12 classes. 1\/F Fortune Court, 33 Morrison Hill Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong Chiu Kee Porcelain Factory & Winus Lee mini ceramic workshop More of a painter than a potter? Chiu Kee Porcelain Factory, on Peng Chau, is one of the oldest ceramic printing companies in Hong Kong. They're also one of the few artists in Hong Kong that has kept the art of overglaze decoration alive. The class allows students to learn the delicate craft for an affordable price. For two hours, students will learn to paint and print on a glazed white porcelain object. The work will go through a second firing in a kiln the following week. Participants can pay a postal fee for the finished work to be delivered to them. They can also go to Ping Chau again to pick up the finished product---a great excuse to visit Hong Kong\u2019s most chilled-out island again. It cost per person. There are two sessions each day, at 12 pm and 3 pm. 7 Wing Hing Street, Peng Chau The Clay Lab For beginners who find normal clay a bit too difficult to handle, The Clay Lab offers a fun alternative \u2013 Polymer clay. Polymer clay can be moulded like ceramic clay, but it won\u2019t dry out at room temperature so it's easier to work with. The most popular workshop at The Clay Lab is its dreamy crescent Moon-shaped polymer clay mirror workshop. Each workshop takes around three hours to complete. View this post on Instagram A post shared by \u9999\u6e2f\u9996\u9593\u8edf\u9676\u5de5\u4f5c\u574a \ud835\udc02\ud835\udc0b\ud835\udc00\ud835\udc18.\ud835\udc13\ud835\udc07\ud835\udc04 \ud835\udc0b\ud835\udc00\ud835\udc01 (@clay.thelab) There are also classes on DIY accessories and cartoon mugs. Contact The Clay Lab directly for more information.