Classes

two-hands-21-e12974350129412-300x197Gladstone Clayworks co-op offers both group classes and private classes.

If you are interested, please email us so that we can put you on our mailing list for notification of upcoming classes.

We also occasionally bring in professional potters to give workshops. If you would like to be notified of these, subscribe here.

All our upcoming workshops are posted on the events page of this web site.

The members of Gladstone Clayworks have varying levels of experience with pottery. If you are interested in a group or private class take a look at the gallery page to see samples of our member’s work and a brief description of each member’s experience with pottery. Each teacher represents her or himself and not the coop. For private classes please email us and we will put you in contact with a member.

Upcoming classes:

March 13 to May 1, 2018 – Colette Bourgoin for Beginners and intermediates
May 8 to June 26, 2018 – Susan Roston
September 11 to October 30. 2018 – Carol Holms Kerr
January 8 to February 26, 2019 – Jennifer Whitehead

Cours de poterie / Pottery Class March 13 to May 1, 2018

Cours de poterie pour débutants et intermédiaires
du 13 mars au 1 mai 2018.
Les mardis soirs de 18h30 a 21h00
Coût : 315$ plus 35$ pour l’argile, les glaçures et les cuissons payable au début du premier cours. Cheque, argent comptant ou transfert bancaire sont acceptés.

Les cours sont adaptés selon les besoins d’apprentissage. Les débutants apprennent les techniques de bases du tournage et du modelage tandis que les intermédiaires se concentrent à approfondir les connaissances déjà acquises tout en apprenant de nouvelles techniques. Ce cours est bilingue.

Beginners & Intermediate Pottery Class March 13 to May 1, 2018

Instructor: Colette Bourgoin
When: Tuesday evenings 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Cost: $315 at registration plus $35 for clay, firings and glazing paid to the teacher at the first class by cheque, cash or etransfer.
Location: Gladstone Clayworks Pottery Co-op, 949B Gladstone Ave, Ottawa

Learn the basics of throwing on the pottery wheel; wedging, centring, opening and pulling (raising) the walls of cylinders and bowls. Also learn trimming, various surface decorating techniques and glazing. While emphasis will be on the wheel there will also be some hand building. The focus of the course will be on building technical skills and exploring the design options of different ways of working with clay.

Classes are adjusted to your learning needs.  Beginners learn basic throwing and hand-building techniques while intermediates, can focus on improving the techniques learned in a beginner class and learn new techniques.

This is a bilingual class.

 This class is limited to 7 students to provide as much individual attention as possible, so please register ASAP as these classes fill up quickly.

Cancellation and Refund Policy If a registered student drops out after the first class, they will receive a refund of $150.00, provided they give notice no later than 48 hours prior to the second scheduled class. Notice must be sent to the Gladstone Clayworks email, gladstoneclayworks@gmail.com. There will be no refund if the student cancels after that.

CLASS REGISTRATION

If class is full, please email us to be added to the waiting list.

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