Why take pottery classes?
Pottery classes are a great way to home-in on your creative skills and our students are often impressed by how quickly and easily they take to the pottery wheel. Taking a ceramics course is also a great way to make new friends, build artistic confidence, and provides a calming outlet for those of us with hectic lifestyles.
Whether you’re looking to take beginner pottery classes or advance your established ceramics knowledge, we’re confident that you’ll find the pottery class for you at the West End Community Centre.
Beg/Int Pottery: Throwing
Learn to make wonderful ceramic
pieces that are functional or
decorative. We will develop the
basic techniques used to form
pottery on the wheel including
wedging, centering and pulling up
cylinders. Students will learn to
make mugs, bowls, plates and
related objects and will finish them
with a food safe glaze. Clay not
included. Clay must be purchased
from instructor during the first
class. No Class Feb 12.
Instructor: Stephen McGroty (Mon); Estelle
Liebenberg (Tue: AM); Charmian Nimmo
(Tue: PM); Jesselin T’Kenye (Wed/Thu)
Mon Jan 8-Mar 19 6:45-9:45pm
138108 $199/10 sess
Tue Jan 9-Mar 13 11:00am-2:00pm
124177 $199/10 sess
Tue Jan 9-Mar 13 6:45-9:45pm
138902 $199/10 sess
Wed Jan 10-Mar 14 6:45-9:45pm
139006 $199/10 sess
Thu Jan 11-Mar 15 6:45-9:45pm
139007 $199/10 sess
Pottery Throwing and Handbuilding
Learn about the world of ceramics
through the use of both the wheel
and hand-building techniques to
create diverse knowledge. Classes
will begin with demos more
focused on functional ware. By the
end of the course, projects will be
self directed with guidance and
support from instructor. Students
will also learn how to glaze as well
as paint their finished products.
Clay not included in cost. Clay can
be purchased from the instructor
during the first class.
Instructor: Jesselin T’Kenye
Fri Jan 12-Mar 16 9:30-11:30am
139008 $132/10 sess
The Pottery Studio will be open for
current pottery students (beginners
welcome) to complete unfinished
work from their class. This drop-in
time is non-instructional.
Sat Jan 6-Mar 31 9:00am-1:00pm