• Introduction-Intermediate
  • Ceramic Arts

Explore the junction of culinary form and function in clay. 

Wheel throwing and functional handbuilding techniques will be explored to create mugs, dishes, bowls, serving plates and specialty pieces such as casseroles, steamers, large bowls and more.  

Perfect for food lovers with a passion to learn how to create handmade tableware and cookware. 

In Winter 2021, this course will be offered in 2 sessions - each 5 weeks long. These courses can be taken as stand alone courses or the second session can be taken as a continuation  to further explore the medium.

Note: This course is suitable for people with some background in throwing on the potter's wheel and handbuilding.

The $25 materials fee includes a 1/2 bag of Cone 5/6 stoneware clay (10lbs), 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)

Winter 2021: 5 Weeks:  Base Tuition: $264 + Materials Fee: $25 = Total: $289

PLEASE NOTE: Due to COVID 19, special policies and regulations will apply. Students must be in agreement with these health and safety regulations and TSA's policies in order to enrol.

* This course is not currently open for registration

What you will learn

  • Sharpen wheel throwing and hand building techniques
  • Learn how to throw larger pieces such as serving bowls and dinner plates
  • Learn to create unique pieces including  closed forms, lidded forms, specialty culinary wear, serving ware
  • Focus on function and form
  • Explore a variety of finishing techniques using slips, underglazes and glazes

Materials to Bring

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