Learn the art of the potters wheel or how to hand build with clay. Create functional dishes and home decor items in private or semi private classes. The studio can take up to three students per class. Day and evening classes are available. Students will get the opportunity to create everything from cups and bowls to plant pots, small serving platters and more.
$80 per class. minimum booking of 7+ classes.
Book a class with 1-2 friends [total of 3 students] and the price becomes $50 per class per student.
Taxes included in all prices. Each class is 3 hours long. Minimum booking of 7+ classes.
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My studio is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Nova Scotia Centre for Craft and Design
Fall Teaching Schedule
Friday Fun Night
Session 1: Mugs, Cups, & Tumblers Fridays, September 27 – October 11 Registration Closes September 20
Session 2: Bowls Fridays, October 25 – November 8 Registration Closes October 18
Session 3: Plant Pots & Vases Fridays, November 22 – December 6
Registration Closes November 15
6:30-9:30 (9 hours/ 3 weeks) $120 (per session, clay included) Class size: 6 (no experience necessary) In this series of courses, students will learn an introduction to hand building, decorating and glazing techniques in a variety of functional wares. Sign up with a friend and make it a date!
Hand-built Pottery for the Home
Mondays, September 30 – December 2 (no class Oct. 14 & Nov. 11) 6:30-9:30 (24 hours/8 weeks) $305 (clay included) Class size: 6 (no experience necessary) Registration Closes September 23
In this class students will learn hand building pottery skills and create home décor projects like serving trays, plant pots, vases and candle votive holders, mugs and much more. We will be using slab, pinch, and coil building techniques to create functional wares that you’ll feel proud to show off in your homes.
The XMAS Pottery Class
Wednesdays, October 30 – December 4 10:00-1:00 (18 hours/6 weeks) $230 (clay included) Class size: 6 (no experience necessary) Registration Closes October 23
Students will create all manner of Christmas themed functional pottery and décor for the home. Project students can make are cookie trays and plates, cookie stamps and jars, ornaments, sculpted pine tree décor, small-sculpted wreaths, candlesticks and votive holders, napkin rings, coasters and mugs.
Sculptural Wall Tile Decor
Wednesdays, October 2-16 6:30-9:30 (9 hours/3 weeks) $120 (clay included) Class size: 6 (no experience necessary) Registration Closes September 25
In this three-session course, students will create wall tiles with 3-dimensional sculpted patterns that reference nature and movement. Students will experiment with texture, thematic imagery and repetitive forms
Intro to Ceramics for Kids & Teens [10-15]
Sundays, September 22 – November 3 (no class Oct. 13) 10:00-12:00 (12 hours/6 weeks) $155 (clay included) Class size: 6 (no experience necessary) Registration Closes September 16
Students will learn the fundamentals of ceramics and make fun projects to take home by learning basic techniques of hand building and throwing on the pottery wheel. They will also be encouraged to experiment and to use their imagination to create unique projects of mugs, bowls, ceramic planters, plates, pins and small sculptures.