• Introduction-Intermediate
  • Ceramic Arts

Students will explore a variety of ceramic handbuilding techniques to create ceramic art - functional, sculptural or decorative.  Techniques such as slip and score, pinching, rolling, draping and coiling will be demonstrated with special attention given to exploring textures and surface treatments.  Decoration with underglaze and glazes will complete your ceramic creations. Suitable for beginners and those with previous clay experience.

6 week Tuition: $290 + Material Fee: $45 | Total: $335

Notes: (no class July 17) Material Fee includes a bag of Cone 6, stoneware clay (20lbs) and all firing, use of glazes and tools. Only clay from TSA may be used

Upcoming Sections

CodeInstructorDates & TimeDaysLengthRegister
945Toby CarrelJuly 10, 2019 to Aug. 21, 2019
TERM - Summer 2019
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
6-week courses$335.00
945Toby CarrelSept. 18, 2019 to Dec. 4, 2019
TERM - Fall 2019
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
12-week courses$540.00

What you will learn

  • Working with (water based) clay as an expressive medium to create functional, decorative and/or sculptural pieces.
  • Handbuilding techniques through demonstrations and hands-on discovery.
  • Surface decoration techniques such as texture, underglaze techniques, glazing.
  • Understanding of how ceramic pieces are created from a lump of clay to a finished piece.

Materials to Bring

A basic pottery tool kit like these from Tucker’s Pottery Supply in Markham or Above Ground Art Supply (several Toronto locations):

  • Your own apron (clay is messy)
  • A few plastic bowls
  • Paint brushes - new for detailed painting/worn brushes for different techniques