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Adult Pottery Classes

Into Pottery – Beginner  – one space available

Hand-Building – Cancelled

Pottery on the Wheel

Mini Class – 2 spaces available


Children’s Pottery Classes

No classes scheduled at this time.


Introduction to Pottery

Experience the magic of clay using the pottery wheel and learn basic hand-building
techniques. This course is designed for beginners (no prior clay experience required) When
completed you will have learned the basic techniques, tools and processes of pottery
making. Clay and all the tools you need to get started are supplied.

Instructor: Judy Gerber
Skill Level: Beginner
Please bring an apron, towel and mask.
Fee includes: clay, use of tools, glazes and 2 kiln firings.
6 seats available

Session is 6 weeks
 Tuesdays – May 3rd to June 7th, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. | $180 – THIS CLASS IS FULL – IF YOU REGISTER YOU WILL BE PUT ON THE WAIT LIST
A. Tuesdays – May 3rd to June 7th, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. | $180 – A SPACE HAS OPENED as of April 28th.


Hand-Building with Judy Gerber

Due to a lack of registrations, we will be cancelling the hand-building class. Judy will offer a Wheel One throwing class instead.

ADDED CLASS – Wheel One

Practice and refine simple forms and explore more complex shapes on the wheel. This class is for ANY level of thrower. Focus on learning or improving your wheel skills such as centering, opening, widening, pulling and shaping. There will be an introduction to slips and glazing and various methods of surface decoration. Small class size allows each participant to progress at their own pace on their journey to throwing pottery on the wheel.

Instructor: Judy Gerber
Skill Level: All Levels
Fee includes: 1 sleeve of clay, glaze and 2 kiln firings. You will need to provide your own tools. They are available for purchase if needed. Additional clay can also be purchased at $35 per sleeve.
6 seats available in each class

Please bring an apron and towel

Sessions are 6 weeks
B. Tuesdays – May 3rd to June 7th – 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. | $200 – THIS CLASS IS FULL – IF YOU REGISTER YOU WILL BE PUT ON THE WAIT LIST

Register Here


Pottery on the Wheel

Practice and refine simple forms and explore more complex shapes on the wheel. This class is for ANY level of thrower. Focus on learning or improving your wheel skills such as centering, opening, widening, pulling and shaping. There will be an introduction to slips and glazing and various methods of surface decoration. Small class size allows each participant to progress at their own pace on their journey to throwing pottery on the wheel.

Instructor: Tammy Ward
Skill Level: All Levels
Fee includes: 1 sleeve of clay, glaze and 2 kiln firings. You will need to provide your own tools. They are available for purchase if needed. Additional clay can also be purchased at $35 per sleeve.
6 seats available in each class

Sessions are 6 weeks
C. Wednesdays – May 4th to June 8th – 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. $200 – THIS CLASS IS FULL – IF YOU REGISTER YOU WILL BE PUT ON THE WAIT LIST
AND
D. Wednesdays – May 4th to June 8th – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. $200 – THIS CLASS IS FULL – IF YOU REGISTER YOU WILL BE PUT ON THE WAIT LIST

Register Here

 


Mini Class

Playing with Soft Slabs

This mini 4 week session is all about creating small projects each week with soft slabs.

Bring your coffee and a smile, and each week we will spend an hour and a half doing a mini project with slabs. We’ll start by learning to roll out a slab, and then we’ll start to play.

Projects will include: • Week 1 – Small pressed dishes and trays • Week 2 – A cylinder that you can turn into a tumbler, luminary or a vase. • Week 3 – A small planter. • Week 4 – Underglazing with colour – and clear glazing.

Students will come back to pick up their fired work at a later date to be announced.

Instructor: Tammy Ward
Skill Level: All Levels
Fee includes: clay, use of tools, under – glazes and 2 kiln firings.

This MINI workshop is 4 weeks, 1.5 hr sessions
E. Wednesdays – May 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th – 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. | $100 – 2 spaces available

Register Here


Watch for the next Workshop by the Talented Ruth Anne Merner

Cylinders, Seams & Surfaces Workshop – FULL

Three JAM PACKED sessions with Instructor Ruth Anne Merner

$160 for 16 hours of instruction at the Grand Bend Art Centre

Workshop is over 4 days:

1. CREATE
2. Learn GLAZING Techniques
3. Pick-up and RAKU fire: One piece will be Raku fired.

This class will not focus on RAKU. This will be an introduction to this alternative way to fire a pot.
A future RAKU class may be offered
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Some Pots Made by Intermediate Wheel Students – First Session