• Introduction-Intermediate
  • Ceramic Arts

This Course will focus on the basic techniques of throwing on the potter's wheel. Students will learn the techniques needed to create basic shapes and functional designs on the wheel. The creation of tableware items such as mugs, cups, dishes, bowls and various kinds on the pieces will be explored as well as surface decoration and esthetics.

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

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
970Raymond ChauSept. 19, 2019 to Dec. 5, 2019
TERM - Fall 2019
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
12-week courses$540.00

What you will learn

  • Sharpen wheel throwing and hand building techniques
  • Learn how to throw larger pieces
  • Learn to create unique pieces including double walled forms, closed forms, lidded forms, specialty culinary wear
  • Focus on form, design and function
  • Explore a variety of finishing techniques using slips, underglazes and glazes

Materials to Bring

  • Your own apron
  • A few plastic bowls
  • 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.