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Adult Pottery Classes & Workshops

Classes and workshops are offered in various areas for all skill levels (beginner, intermediate and advanced). Classes are offered to members and non-members, and can also be organized upon requested themes.

Types of classes include:

  • hand building
  • wheel work
  • sculpture
  • decorating techniques
  • glazing techniques
  • Raku firings
  • special themes

SPRING 2019 CLASS SCHEDULE

Open Wheel Class - Mornings

Dates: Wednesday mornings, May 15 to June 26, 2019 (7 weeks)
Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 noon
Cost for Guild Members: $216 (includes tax)
Cost for Non-Members: $267 (includes tax)
Teacher: Pam Pritchard

This course is intended for students who have previous experience with wheel throwing. Students will be able to practice at the wheel and work on projects of their choice, with one on one guidance and assistance available from the teacher. Clay (one bag), glaze and firings are included in the class fee.

To register, please download the Adult Classes Registration Form and e-mail the completed registration form and Interac e-Transfer to classes@pinetreepotters.ca.

If you are unable to use Interac e-Transfer please contact us at classes@pinetreepotters.ca to arrange an alternate method of payment.

Beginner Wheel Class - Evenings

Dates: Wednesday evenings, May 8 to June 26, 2019 (8 weeks)
Time: 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Cost for Guild Members: $242 (includes tax)
Cost for Non-Members: $301 (includes tax)
Teacher: Katherine Xanthakis-Pavlou

This course is intended for students who have some previous experience with hand-building, such as the beginner hand building class. Students will learn to center clay on the wheel, to construct cylinder and bowl forms, to trim green ware, and to glaze bisque ware. Students who have previous wheel experience will be encouraged to throw larger forms and to consider form and line. Clay (one bag), glaze and firings are included in the class fee.

To register, please download the Adult Classes Registration Form and e-mail the completed registration form and Interac e-Transfer to classes@pinetreepotters.ca.

If you are unable to use Interac e-Transfer please contact us at classes@pinetreepotters.ca to arrange an alternate method of payment.

Beginner/Intermediate Hand-Building - Evenings

Dates: Tuesdays evenings, May 7 to June 25, 2019 (8 weeks)
Time: 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Cost for Guild Members: $242 (includes tax)
Cost for Non-Members: $301 (includes tax)
Teacher: Linda Szoldatits

This hand building class welcomes the creative mind to explore & play with clay. Through various techniques & sources of inspiration, we explore soft slab, pinch pots, carving & texture to construct one of a kind pieces. Beginner students will be introduced to the general principles of working with clay. Experienced students will continue to develop and extend their skills building more complex projects. All work will be fired and decorated. Clay (one bag), glaze and firings are included in the class fee.

To register, please download the Adult Classes Registration Form and e-mail the completed registration form and Interac e-Transfer to classes@pinetreepotters.ca.

If you are unable to use Interac e-Transfer please contact us at classes@pinetreepotters.ca to arrange an alternate method of payment.

WINTER 2019 CLASS SCHEDULE

Wheel Thrown Teapots, Guild Members Only

Dates: Tuesday March 19 AND Tuesday March 26, 2019 (2 evenings)
Time: 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Cost for Guild Members: $55 (includes tax)
Teacher: Cathy Harris

This is an Intermediate level class for Guild members only. In this two evening class, students will learn to create a teapot which is ready to fire and glaze as you choose. Students will throw the teapot elements in the first class and assemble the teapot in the second class. Some preparation for both classes may be required outside of class time, as instructed by the teacher. Clay is NOT provided as part of this class.

Hand Built Teapots, Guild Members Only

Dates: Wednesday March 20 AND Wednesday March 27, 2019 (2 evenings)
Time: 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Cost for Guild Members: $55 (includes tax)
Teacher: Cathy Harris

This is an Intermediate level class for Guild members only. In this two evening class, students will learn to create one or two slab built teapots, ready to fire and glaze as you choose. Some preparation for both classes may be required outside of class time, as instructed by the teacher. Clay is NOT provided as part of this class.