Adult Pottery Classes & Workshops

Intermediate Open Wheel Class - Wednesday Mornings (8 sessions)

Dates: Wednesdays, September 7 to October 26, 2022.
Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm
Cost for Guild Members: $320.00 (includes tax) - This does not include the cost of clay. Members will supply their own clay (purchased through PTP)
Cost for Non-Members: $435.00 (includes tax). This price includes one bag of clay, plus glazes and firing for pieces made in class. Additional bags of clay, if needed, can be purchased from the guild for $40.
Teacher: Cathy Harris
Class Size: Maximum 7 Students

This is an intermediate/open wheel class suitable for students with some previous experience on the wheel. During this course we will assess the needs and interests of the participants while working on developing better centering, throwing and trimming skills. We will work on specific forms throughout the course, this may include plates, lids, and galleries. We will also consider design details, such as handles and spouts. Mostly we enjoy the meditative quality of clay and have fun in the company of fellow enthusiasts.

Participants are required to show proof of at least 2 vaccinations for COVID-19 and must wear a mask at all times while in the studio.

Pottery Fundamentals - Thursday Evenings (8 sessions)

Dates: Thursdays, September 8 to October 27, 2022.
Time: 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Cost for Guild Members: $320.00 (includes tax) - This does not include the cost of clay. Members will supply their own clay (purchased through PTP)
Cost for Non-Members: $435.00 (includes tax). This price includes one bag of clay, plus glazes and firing for pieces made in class. Additional bags of clay, if needed, can be purchased from the guild for $40.
Teacher: Cathy Harris , Jillian Lemmond, Deb Reily, and Linda Lepine
Class Size: Maximum 7 Students

Throughout this introductory course participants will learn the fundamentals of pottery including, wedging, slab work, wheel throwing, sculpture and glazing. A variety of instructors will introduce participants through a wide range of techniques and methods. This course will prepare students to be confident in their choices, and handling of clay along with giving them a taste of why so many potters fall in love with this medium!

Participants are required to show proof of at least 2 vaccinations for COVID-19 and must wear a mask at all times while in the studio.

Beginner Wheel Class - CLASS FULL

Dates: Tuesdays, September 6 to October 25, 2022.
Time: 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Teacher: Jillian Lemmond
Class Size: Maximum 7 Students

In this 8-week course you will develop confidence while learning the basic fundamentals of wheel work. You will learn by watching demonstrations and through practising, centering, opening, raising walls, throwing cylinders and bowls. You will also learn to trim and glaze the pieces you make. It is recommended that participants have some minor hand building or wheel experience.

Participants are required to show proof of at least 2 vaccinations for COVID-19 and must wear a mask at all times while in the studio.

To register for a course, please download the Adult Classes Registration Form and send completed form along with your Ontario proof of vaccination to classes@pinetreepotters.ca.

Once we have received your forms we will let you know if there are spaces available and will ask you to please send the fee by Interac e-Transfer to the same email address. If you are unable to use Interac e-Transfer please contact us at classes@pinetreepotters.ca to arrange an alternate method of payment.

Please note that students and teachers will be required to wear a mask at all times and follow sanitation protocols. ***Please bring photo ID and proof of vaccination to first class.***