• All Levels
  • Ceramic Arts

Potter and teacher Raymond Chau will teach a course focused on throwing on the potter's wheel. This is a mixed level course for students at any level of experience. Learn and build skills in throwing, trimming technique, surface decoration and glazing. For those more experienced, learn how to create specialty pieces such as lidded jars, casseroles, serving dishes and more. Independent projects in clay are also encouraged!  

Winter 2020:

12 Weeks: Base Tuition: $495 + Materials Fee: $45 = Total: $540

Spring 2020:

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

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

Upcoming Sections

CodeInstructorDates & TimeDaysLengthRegister
965Raymond ChauApril 16, 2020 to June 18, 2020
TERM - Spring 2020
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
10-week courses$467.00

What you will learn

  • For beginners, learn the basic techniques to create bowls, cups and other functional pieces on the potter's wheel.
  • Ideal for students with prior clay experience seeking mentoring and throwing/ technical instruction.
  • Explore a variety of decoration techniques such as carving, slip trailing, underglaze and use of glazes.
  • Developing independent projects with the guidance of a practicing artists.

Materials to Bring

Please keep your receipts to all purchases in case you need to return any materials.

  • Your own apron
  • Paint brushes
  • Basic pottery tool kit likes the ones available from Tuckers Pottery Supply or Aboveground Art Supplies and any of your own favourte pottery/sculpting tools. TSA will have tools for you to use on site.  (Starter tool kits also available for purchase at TSA- quantities limited)