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Pottery

Courses for Pottery, in the spring at the Nepean Visual Arts Centre

Create sculptures and unique projects using traditional handbuilding techniques. Surface decorations, textures and glazing techniques will be introduced. Use your clay masterpiece at home.
  • Sat, 11 am-12:30 pm, Apr 6-Jun 8, $172.75 1436134
    7 yrs-9 yrs, 8 classes, registration starts Mar 6
  • Sat, 9 am-10:30 am, Apr 6-Jun 8, $172.75 1436143
    7 yrs-9 yrs, 8 classes, registration starts Mar 6
  • Mon, 1 pm-4 pm, Apr 15-Jun 3, $73.50 1434093
    19 yrs+, 6 classes, registration starts Mar 6
  • Tue, 6 pm-9 pm, Apr 16-Jun 4, $98.00 1434139
    19 yrs+, 8 classes, registration starts Mar 6
  • Wed, 1 pm-4 pm, Apr 17-Jun 5, $98.00 1434171
    19 yrs+, 8 classes, registration starts Mar 6
  • Wed, 9 am-noon, Apr 17-Jun 5, $98.00 1434247
    19 yrs+, 8 classes, registration starts Mar 6
  • Thu, 1 pm-4 pm, Apr 18-Jun 6, $98.00 1434255
    19 yrs+, 8 classes, registration starts Mar 6
  • Thu, 9 am-noon, Apr 18-Jun 6, $98.00 1434268
    19 yrs+, 8 classes, registration starts Mar 6
  • Fri, 6 pm-9 pm, Apr 26-Jun 7, $85.50 1434278
    19 yrs+, 7 classes, registration starts Mar 6
Get messy with your little ones! Create a unique pottery piece together using simple handbuilding forms and techniques. Discover coils, slabs and pinching techniques. Recommended one adult per child. áSeparate registration for each adult and child(ren).
  • Sun, 10 am-noon, Apr 7-May 12, $103.00 1436186
    6 yrs-10 yrs, 5 classes, registration starts Mar 6
  • Sun, 1 pm-3 pm, Apr 7-May 12, $103.00 1436211
    6 yrs-10 yrs, 5 classes, registration starts Mar 6
  • Sun, 1 pm-3 pm, Apr 7-May 12, $116.25 1435991
    19 yrs+, 5 classes, registration starts Mar 6
  • Sun, 10 am-noon, Apr 7-May 12, $116.25 1436000
    19 yrs+, 5 classes, registration starts Mar 6
Learn wheel throwing techniques to create projects together in a freely creative environment. Discover how to throw on a potter's wheel, trim, decorate and glaze. Recommended one adult per child. áSeparate registration for each adult and child(ren).
  • Sun, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm, Apr 7-Jun 9, $164.50 1436233
    11 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes, registration starts Mar 6
  • Sun, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm, Apr 7-Jun 9, $186.00 1436092
    19 yrs+, 8 classes, registration starts Mar 6
Introduction to wheel throwing techniques. Create basic vessel forms such as cylinders and bowls. Glazing, decorative techniques and application of handles will be introduced.
  • Sat, 10 am-noon, Apr 6-Jun 8, $229.75 1436271
    11 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes, registration starts Mar 6
  • Sat, 1 pm-3 pm, Apr 6-Jun 8, $229.75 1436280
    11 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes, registration starts Mar 6
  • Tue, 9:30 am-noon, Apr 9-May 28, $232.50 1436005
    19 yrs+, 8 classes, registration starts Mar 6
  • Wed, 7 pm-9:30 pm, Apr 10-May 29, $232.50 1436009
    19 yrs+, 8 classes, registration starts Mar 6
  • Thu, 7 pm-9:30 pm, Apr 11-May 30, $232.50 1436011
    19 yrs+, 8 classes, registration starts Mar 6
No instruction provided. Previous experience in any Nepean Visual Arts Centre pottery class is required. Participants must bring their own clay and tools. All clay MUST be purchased at the NVAC for a per bag fee.
  • Mon, 1 pm-4 pm, Apr 15-Jun 3, $73.50 1434300
    19 yrs+, 6 classes, registration starts Mar 6
  • Tue, 6 pm-9 pm, Apr 16-Jun 4, $98.00 1434310
    19 yrs+, 8 classes, registration starts Mar 6
  • Wed, 1 pm-4 pm, Apr 17-Jun 5, $98.00 1434319
    19 yrs+, 8 classes, registration starts Mar 6
  • Wed, 9 am-noon, Apr 17-Jun 5, $98.00 1434323
    19 yrs+, 8 classes, registration starts Mar 6
  • Thu, 9 am-noon, Apr 18-Jun 6, $98.00 1434327
    19 yrs+, 8 classes, registration starts Mar 6
  • Thu, 1 pm-4 pm, Apr 18-Jun 6, $98.00 1434330
    19 yrs+, 8 classes, registration starts Mar 6
  • Fri, 6 pm-9 pm, Apr 26-Jun 7, $85.50 1434334
    19 yrs+, 7 classes, registration starts Mar 6
Ever wonder what it's like to throw on the potter's wheel? áCome alone or grab a friend and spend an fun afternoon learning how to center clay and make a couple of pots ! Supplies provided.
  • Fri, 1 pm-4 pm, Apr 26, $40.75 1434434
    19 yrs+, 1 class, registration starts Mar 6
Create unique, functional and beautiful clay pieces for your home! Serving dishes, lamp bases, planters, jewelry boxes, vases, birdfeeders - the possibilities are endless. Learn basic handbuilding techniques: coil, slab and pinch pot methods. All levels welcome.
  • Mon, 7 pm-9:30 pm, Apr 8-Jun 10, $232.50 1434460
    19 yrs+, 8 classes, registration starts Mar 6
  • Tue, 1 pm-3:30 pm, Apr 9-May 28, $232.50 1434494
    19 yrs+, 8 classes, registration starts Mar 6
Explore handbuilding construction techniques with a heavy emphasis on additional sculptural elements like the use of proportion and plane. Class is tailored appropriately to participant's level. Some experience with clay is recommended.
  • Wed, 7 pm-9:30 pm, Apr 10-May 29, $232.50 1436368
    19 yrs+, 8 classes, registration starts Mar 6
Do you have a special wheel work project in mind, but don't know how to make it a reality? Our instructor will mentor you through to a finished product. Intermediate to advanced potters only.
  • Mon, 9:30 am-noon, Apr 8-Jun 10, $232.50 1436387
    19 yrs+, 8 classes, registration starts Mar 6
Create pieces such as cylinders, plates and bowls. More advanced techniques: forming lids, surface decoration (carving and painting) with underglaze techniques, will be introduced.
  • Mon,Mon, 6:30 pm-9:30 pm, Apr 8-Jun 10, $278.75 1436043
    19 yrs+, 8 classes, registration starts Mar 6
Map location of Nepean Visual Arts Centre
Nepean Visual Arts Centre
1701 Woodroffe AVE
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-2828