• Introduction-Intermediate
  • Ceramic Arts

Explore the junction of culinary form and function in clay. 

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

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

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

Spring 2020:

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

No class on Monday May 18, 2020 (Victoria Day)

Notes: $45 materials fee includes a bag of Cone 5/6 stoneware clay (20lbs), 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)
* 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 double walled forms, closed forms, lidded forms, specialty culinary wear, serving ware
  • Focus on function, form and surface treatments.
  • 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.