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 Apr 22, May 20
Instructor: Stephen McGroty (Mon),Estelle
Liebenberg (Tue AM) Charmian Nimmo
(Tue:PM) Jesselin T’Kenye (Wed/Thu)
Mon Apr 8-Jun 24 6:45-9:45pm
208260 $205/10 sess
Tue Apr 9-Jun 11 11:00am-2:00pm
208282 $205/10 sess
Tue Apr 9-Jun 11 6:45-9:45pm
208318 $205/10 sess
Wed Apr 10-Jun 12 6:45-9:45pm
209561 $205/10 sess
Thu Apr 11-Jun 13 6:45-9:45pm
209716 $205/10 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. CHILDMINDING AVAILABLE. No Class April 19
Instructor: Jesselin T’Kenye
Fri Apr 12-Jun 21 9:30am-11:30am
209721 $136/10 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 Apr 7-Jun 30 9:00am-1:00pm