Learn techniques for handbuilding and throwing on the potter's wheel. Beginners and those with some clay experience will become acquainted with handbuilding techniques such as pinch pots, coiling, soft and hard slabs building, additive and reductive decoration techniques and other expressive ways of working in clay. Fundamental wheel throwing techniques will be demonstrated with the opportunity to work on one of our 8 pottery wheels. Explore surface decoration with slips, underglazes and glazes. Course includes demonstrations, theory, studio health and safety and discussions and analysis.
12 Weeks: Base Tuition: $495 + Materials Fee: $45 = Total: $540Notes: $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)
Please keep your receipts to all purchases incase you need to return any materials.
A basic pottery tool kit like these from Tucker’s Pottery Supply in Markham or Pottery Supply House tool kit: https://www.psh.ca/index.php?item_id=TF199 in Oakville or Above Ground Art Supply (several Toronto locations):