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Adult Handbuilding Level 1 - $292
Adult
Fall
7 Weeks

In this 7 week class Vanessa will show the basics of handbuilding for both functional and decorative ceramics. The class will experiment with different decorating styles using patterns, applique embellishments, and underglaze colors and slips to enhance the work. Vanessa will bring Duncan and Amaco underglaze to the class to experiment with color. There will be a deeper tutorial in glazing and decorating techniques to enhance patterns and textures on the students work.  No prerequisite. Ages 16 to Adult. Wear washable clothing appropriate for working with clay. One bag of clay included. Please bring an apron or old towel to protect your clothes.

 

Animal Teapot Workshop - $195
Adult
Fall
2 Day

Over a 3 day workshop Jessica will teach the participants how to build animal teapots using the technique of building the form solid, cutting it up, then hollowing it out. The first two days Jessica will go over the process they use to build the animals, give a demonstration of sculpting animal faces and integrating the physics of the teapot into the shape of the animal. The third day Jessica will demonstrate how they glaze the work with the participants. This technique is how Jessica builds all of their sculptures so this learning can be applied to many aspects of sculpting clay. Materials are included.
Saturday, Oct 26 from 12-4pm
Sunday, Oct 27 from 12-5pm
Sunday, Nov 10 from 12-3pm

Gloucester Pottery School will do the 2nd firing of the teapots to be picked up by the students 2-3 weeks later. Requirements “tools, materials” attendees need: wooden sculpting tools, wire cutters, variety of tools to sculpt and add detail. *Due to limited space, refunds only if workshop is cancelled. All participants must use their own bats and take their pieces home. Firing is covered in the workshop.
Adult Wheel Level 1 - $286
Adult
Summer
7 Weeks

This course is an introductory wheel course. Class duration 2.5 hours for 7 consecutive weeks. The student will cover the basic techniques for the beginner. You will first learn the art of centering the clay which will allow you to make different pot shapes. Trimming a foot onto a pot and surface decoration is covered. Recycled clay included. No prerequisite is required. Ages: 16 to adult. Please bring an apron or an old towel to protect your clothes.

12yrs+Teen/Adult Wheel Camp - $329
Teen
Summer
1 Week Camp

1 week of 4 hours each day on the wheel. You will learn to center clay and create pots with one of our full time instructors. Ages 12yrs – adult. Please bring your lunch (12-12:30pm),an apron or an old towel to protect your clothes.

Pottery and Dance Camp - $300
Children
Summer
1 Week Camp

Move to the beat with energetic and different dance styles. Continue the arts adventure by creating clay masterpieces to be glazed and fired in the state-of-the-art Gloucester Pottery School studios.  Register through the City of Ottawa on March 6 at 9pm.

4 day and 5 day camps offered all summer from:

1427231 Camp poterie et danse –FRENCH 24 to 28 June  – Ages 6-8yrs
1427234 Camp poterie et danse –FRENCH 24 to 28 June – Ages 9-12yrs
1427248 Camp-Pottery Dance 2 to 5 July (4-days)- Ages 6-8yrs
1427251 Camp-Pottery Dance 2 to 5 July (4-days)- Ages 9-12yrs
1427253 Camp-Pottery Dance 8 to 12 July- Ages 6-8yrs
1427256 Camp-Pottery and Dance 8 to 12 July- Ages 9-12yrs
1427258 Camp-Pottery and Dance 15 to 19 July- Ages 6-8yrs
1471900 Camp-Pottery and Dance 15 to 19 July- Ages 9-12yrs
1427274 Camp-Pottery and Dance 22 to 26 July- Ages 6-8yrs
1427283 Camp-Pottery and Dance 22 to 26 July- Ages 9-12yrs
1427284 Camp-Pottery and Dance 29 July to 2 Aug- Ages 6-8yrs
1427286 Camp-Pottery and Dance 29 July to 2 Aug- Ages 9-12yrs
1427289 Camp-Pottery and Dance 6 to 9 Aug (4-days)- Ages 6-8yrs
1427296 Camp-Pottery and Dance 6 to 9 Aug (4-days)- Ages 9-12yrs
1427238 Camp poterie et danse –FRENCH 12 to 16 Aug- Ages 6-8yrs
1427240 Camp poterie et danse –FRENCH 12 to 16 Aug- Ages 9-12yrs
1427302 Camp-Pottery and Dance 19 to 23 Aug- Ages 6-8yrs
1427304 Camp-Pottery and Dance 19 to 23 Aug- Ages 9-12yrs

One Night on the Wheel Workshop - $55
Adult
Fall
1 Day

Have you wanted to try making pottery on the wheel? Here is your opportunity to enjoy one evening discovering the art of throwing clay. During this 2 hour workshop you will learn to throw one small pot. After the workshop our technicians will trim and fire your piece and it will be ready for you to pick up in 2 weeks. Come and relax while experiencing the joy of clay. This workshop is open to clients 14 years and older. All materials included. $55 +HST each. Additional pots made if client chooses to keep them will be $7 +HST each.

Teen/Adult Wheel Level 1.5 (14yrs+) - $239
Teen
Fall
6 Weeks

This course is aimed at students who have completed Level 1 and wish to advance, but still require more guidance from the instructor for the full 2 hour class. The class will progress towards more advanced forms including covered forms, bowls, and closed-in forms. One bag of clay included. Prerequisite: Be able to consistently centre and throw a cylinder as high as it is wide. Ages:14 to adult. Please bring an apron or an old towel to protect your clothes.

12yrs+Teen/Adult Wheel Camp - $184
Teen
Summer
1 Week Camp

1 week of 2 hours each day on the wheel. You will learn to center clay and create pots with one of our full time instructors. Ages 12yrs – adult. Please bring an apron or an old towel to protect your clothes.

Children 7-12yrs Handbuilding Camp - $173
Children
Summer
1 Week Camp

Spend a week using your creativity working with clay. Children will make several projects that will be ready 3 weeks after camp date. All materials included. 7-12yrs

Teen/Adult Wheel Level 1 - $239
Teen
Fall
6 Weeks

This program is especially fun for adults and teenagers to experience the challenge and joy of the pottery wheel. The basic Level 1 wheel program is covered. Materials included. Ages: 12 to Adult. Please bring an apron or an old towel to protect your clothes.

No class for 1st session on Saturday Oct 12

Handbuilding 7-13yrs - $176
Children
Fall
6 Weeks

A very exciting and enjoyable program for children learning basic handbuilding techniques. Students are encouraged to express their own creativity with each piece. Returning students are given more challenging projects and materials are included. 7 to 13 years

No Saturday class on Oct 12

No Sunday class on Oct 13

Adult Wheel Level 1.5 - $292
Adult
Fall
7 Weeks

This course is aimed at students who have completed Level 1 and wish to advance, but still require more guidance from the instructor for the full 2 1/2 hour class. The class will progress towards more advanced forms including covered forms, bowls, and closed-in forms. One bag of clay included. Prerequisite: Be able to consistently centre and throw a cylinder as high as it is wide. Ages:16 to adult. Please bring an apron or an old towel to protect your clothes.