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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 2017 CLASS SCHEDULE

Sculpture

Dates: Tuesday mornings, May 9th to June 27th 2017 (8 weeks)
Time: 9:00 am to 12 noon
Cost for Guild Members: $236 (includes tax)
Cost for Non-Members: $295 (includes tax)
Teacher: Ed Keith

This class is suitable for both beginners and experienced potters. Students will explore using clay to create 3-dimensional forms. All work will be fired and decorated.

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. top

Intermediate Hand Building Class

Dates: Tuesday evenings, May 9th to June 27th 2017 (8 weeks)
Time:7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Cost for Guild Members: $236 (includes tax)
Cost for Non-Members: $295 (includes tax)
Teacher: Linda Szoldatits

Students will continue to develop and extend their skills building more complex projects. Different techniques will be explored and all work will be fired and decorated.

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. top

Beginner Wheel Class

Dates: Wednesdays mornings, May 10th to June 28th 2017 (8 weeks)
Time: 9am to 12 noon
Cost for Guild Members: $236 (includes tax)
Cost for Non-Members: $295 (includes tax)
Teacher:Pam Pritchard

This course is intended for students who have some previous experience with hand-building. Students will learn to center clay on the wheel, to construct cylindrical 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.

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. top

Beginner Hand Building Class

Dates: Thursday evenings, May 11th to June 29th, 2017 (8 weeks)
Time: 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Cost for Guild Members: $236 (includes tax)
Cost for Non-Members: $295 (includes tax)
Teacher: Katherine Pavlou

This is an introductory hand-building class. Students will be introduced to the general principles of working with clay. Each week a different technique will be explored - pinch, coil, slab, glazing. Those students with previous experience will be encouraged to develop and extend skills already acquired.

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. top