Classes are taught by professional Island potters and are designed to be fun as well as educational. Classes are small in size (maximum of 8), relaxed and informal in style. The class (choose Monday, Tuesday or Thursday evening) is at the beginner level and covers the basics of clay preparation, wheel-throwing techniques, and glazing and decoration. Hand-building techniques can also be explored depending on interest. A great way to relieve stress and enhance creativity while learning a new skill! Participants will get a thorough introduction to the art of pottery making and have fun while creating their own pieces from start to finish.
Registration fee is $225 for ten weeks (includes a 20 lb block of clay). Payment is accepted by E-transfer, cheque or cash.
Mondays 6:30 to 9:30 PM January 7 to March 11, 2019 (Beginner)
Thursdays 6:30 to 9:30 PM January 10 to March 14, 2019 (Beginner)
A class for children aged 9-14 will be held on Saturday mornings (and afternoons if there are enough students register). While creative exploration with clay is stressed, students will learn the basics of clay preparation, a variety of hand-building techniques, glazing and decorating and an introduction to wheel throwing. The class is taught by an experienced potter and is designed to be fun as well as educational. The class is small in size (maximum of 8) and relaxed and informal in style. Students will get a thorough introduction to the art of pottery making and have fun while creating their own pieces from start to finish.