• Absolute Beginners
  • Ceramic Arts

This class is designed to introduce students to throwing with clay on the pottery wheel. Students will be able to make a number of pieces that can be functional or decorative. A basic understanding of the ceramic process will be covered, from wedging to firing. Skills that will be acquired during the the class will include; clay preparation, wheel throwing basic forms as well as finishing techniques, such as trimming, attaching, decoration and glazing.

 Spring 2020:

10 Weeks: Base Tuition: $422 + Materials Fee: $45 = Total: $467

Notes: The $45 materials fee includes a bag of Cone 6 stoneware clay (20 lbs.), all firings, use of glazes and tools on site. Additional bags of clay are available for purchase at TSA (note: all clay used at TSA, must be purchased from TSA).

Upcoming Sections

CodeInstructorDates & TimeDaysLengthRegister
941Jenanne LongmanApril 14, 2020 to June 16, 2020
TERM - Spring 2020
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
10-week courses$467.00

What you will learn

  • Clay preparation
  • Throwing basic forms on the potter's wheel
  • Underglazing techniques
  • Glazing techniques
  • Surface decoration exploration

Materials to Bring

  • Basic Pottery tool kit available at Tucker's Pottery, Above Ground and Pottery Supply House.  TSA will also carry a limited number of these kits for purchase.
  • Your own apron (clay can be messy)
  • A selection of brushes (worn brushes are perfect)

Please keep all receipts in case you wish to return items.