Classes and Workshops

The Oldman River Potters Guild organizes workshops, classes and other learning opportunities for its members and the community. Throughout its rich history, dozens of talented clay artists have shared skills and ideas through the guild.

2020 Classes and Workshops

Hand Building Class

Instructor: Louise Cormier

January 22nd - February 26th, Wednesdays

 

These classes will run for 6 sessions (one day a week) for 3 hours each night, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. and the fee is $180.00.  This will include ½ box of clay, tools, glaze materials and firing cost.  Full payment must accompany registration. Course participants will be accepted in the order their applications are received. Any registration received after the course is full will be wait-listed and contacted if an opening becomes available. Class limited to 8 people. 

This class is designed to introduce the students to the complete ceramic cycle of form making, surface treatments to firing. You will learn methods such as pinch, coil, slab and their ceramic histories. More advanced participants choose investigate the use of templates and molds. 

To register contact us from our 'contact us' page or e-mail with the following information: 

Name

E-mail Address

Phone Number

Method of payment (e-transfer or cheque)

 

 

Wheel Throwing Class

Beginner's Wheel Class

January 16th - February 20th, Thursdays

 

 First time or build on your skills, come explore clay on the wheel with us!

Learn about the entire process, from raw clay to glazed, food safe pieces. We will walk to through each step, giving you lots of time to practice. 

These classes will run for 6 sessions (one day a week) for 3 hours each night, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. and the fee is $180.00. Materials and firings included, and you keep your tools after the class.

Class limited to 8 people. 

This class will be taught by our very talented 

Olivia Sieniewicz.

To register contact us from our 'contact us' page or e-mail OldmanRiverPottersGuild@gmail.com with the following information: 

Name

E-mail Address

Phone Number

Method of payment (we accept e-transfer, cheque, debit or credit)

 

 

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