Pottery Classes

SCHEDULE

EVENING POTTERY CLASSES

Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday - 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.  -$288 plus HST/ 8 week session (includes clay and firing)  - sessions are continuous from September to June - Post dated cheque required  - Fees are non-refundable unless session is cancelled   


Fall 2019 - September - December (all sessions full)

Current students have priority for places in the Fall sessions.  If you wish to be put on the waiting list, please contact Jason at jasonlabbe@sympatico.ca.     ​


Session 1 - Mondays - Sept 2 - Oct 21 

Session 2 - Tuesdays - Sept 3 - Oct 22 

Session 3 - Wednesdays - Sept 4 - Oct 23 

Session 4 - Mondays - Oct 28 - Dec 16 

Session 5 - Tuesdays - Oct 29 - Dec 17 

Session 6 - Wednesdays - Oct 30 - Dec 18  


Winter 2020 (all sessions full)

Session 1 - Mondays - Jan 7 - Feb 25 ​

Session 2 - Tuesdays - Jan 8 - Feb 26  

Session 3 - Wednesdays - Jan 9 - Feb 27 

Session 4 - Mondays - Mar 4 - Apr 22

Session 5 - Tuesdays - Mar 5 - Apr 23

Session 6 - Wednesdays - Mar 6 - Apr 24 ​

Session 7 - Mondays - April 29 - Jun 17 

Session 8 - Tuesdays - April 30 - Jun 18 

Session 9 - Wednesdays - May 1 - Jun 19    ​


SUMMER ONE WEEK THROWING INTENSIVE WORKSHOP - July 2020 

Date TBA 

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily 

Cost: $425 (plus HST) per session  


  • This workshop is designed to help each individuals improve their throwing skills. 
  • Each morning starts with throwing drills to assess your personal strengths. 
  • Body posture and hand position will be assessed in order to maximize results when throwing. 
  • You will learn to use a pointer gauge to improve speed and accuracy of repetitive throwing (even if you only throw one of a kind, it will help). 
  • Participants will produce set items as a group as well as work onpersonal projects. 
  • Trimming is very important in completing forms and will be studied in detail. 
  • Handles can be essential or decorative, since their placement must be considered in throwing the form, handle making will be included in the workshop. 

This pottery workshop is run in a fun and relaxed environment. A lot of information is disseminated on pottery forming and general studio operation. A pug mill is used for all reclaim so students can throw continuously (unlimited clay). 


We are situated in Uptown Waterloo close to many restaurants and entertainment, and only a five minute walk from the Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery.  If you enjoy exercise, the Waterloo Recreation Complex is within walking distance. Students are responsible for meals and lodging. Check out the accommodation at Wilfrid Laurier University which is a 5 to 10 minute walk from the studio. Hotel Laurier offers great accommodation for the summer at reasonable prices.   the corner offices. Write a nice bio about each executive that includes what they do, how long they’ve been at it, and what got them to where they are.

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