Upcoming Class

Intermediate Wheel Throwing Class

Sept 7 -Oct 19

  • Instructor: Barbara Minish
  • When: Wednesday 6:30 PM – 9PM
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Price: $350
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Description

Take your ceramic skills to the next level in this intermediate wheel throwing class. Students are invited to practice wheel-throwing techniques with the goal of refining your approach, building new skills, and challenging yourself to throw bigger and more advanced forms. Barbara will focus on techniques for throwing with consistent results, while also emphasizing the importance of design for making functional pots. Interested students may work on component making such as lids, spouts, handles, and/or matching sets. Everyone will finish their work with surface decoration and/or glazing.

Prerequisite: Students should be able to centre 3 lbs of clay.

Clay cost: $40, includes glazing and firing. This cost will be paid directly to the instructor at the first class.  Additional clay may be purchased if necessary.

 

About the Instructor

Barbara started making pots more than 30 years ago. She is a member Gladstone Clayworks where she creates her own wheel thrown pottery. She has many years of experience teaching having previously taught at Loam, Hintonburg Pottery and Gladstone Clayworks.

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Future Classes

Intermediate Wheel Throwing Course

April 4 - May 23

  • Instructor: Amy Bell
  • When: Monday 6:30 – 9PM
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Price: $400

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Beginner Pottery Class

May 5 - Jun 23

  • Instructor: Amy Bell
  • When: Tuesday 6:30 – 9PM
  • Level: Beginner
  • Price: 315.00

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Basic intro to wheel throwing and hand building

Nov 6–Dec 11

  • Instructor: Marie Hennessey
  • When: Tuesday 6:30 – 9PM
  • Level: Beginner to Intermediate
  • Price: Example: $265 (6 weeks – tax incl) $35 (includes glazes and firing) paid directly to instructor at first class.

Marie embraced clay in the 90’s through community classes which ignited the path to a career as a maker, instructor and studio technician. A long time member of the Ottawa Guild of Potters, Marie has served as chair on several committees and is a repeat contributor to the infamous Great Bowls of Fire bowl donation.

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