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Pottery

Courses for Pottery, in the winter 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, 9 am-10:30 am, Jan 13-Mar 3, $154.75 1100994
    8 yrs-12 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 11 am-12:30 pm, Jan 13-Mar 3, $154.75 1100999
    8 yrs-12 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
Get messy with your little ones! Create a unique pottery piece together using simple handbuilding forms and techniques. Discover coils, slabs and pinching techniques. One adult per child. No exceptions. Separate registration.
  • Sun, 10 am-noon, Jan 21-Feb 18, $99.00 1101008
    6 yrs-10 yrs, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 1 pm-3 pm, Jan 21-Feb 18, $99.00 1101012
    6 yrs-10 yrs, 5 classes,   Register >
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. One adult per child. No exceptions. Separate registration.
  • Sun, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm, Jan 14-Mar 4, $158.25 1101021
    11 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
Create functional pieces using handbuilding construction techniques like coils or a slab and pinch pots. Surface decorations, textures and glazing techniques will be introduced.
  • Sat, 1 pm-3 pm, Jan 13-Mar 3, $204.25 1101100
    10 yrs-13 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
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, Jan 13-Mar 3, $204.25 1101029
    11 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 1 pm-3 pm, Jan 13-Mar 3, $204.25 1101032
    11 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   Register >
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, Jan 15-Mar 5, $195.50 1101095
    19 yrs+, 7 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 1 pm-3:30 pm, Jan 16-Mar 6, $223.25 1101096
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   cancelled
Ever wonder what it's like to throw on the potter's wheel?  Come 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, Jan 26, $39.25 1100939
    19 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Fri, 1 pm-4 pm, Feb 23, $39.25 1100940
    19 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Learn Wheel 1 throwing techniques and explore a variety of handbuilding methods like the slab roller and coils, to make functional forms. Surface decoration and glazing techniques will be covered.
  • Fri, 9:30 am-noon, Jan 12-Mar 2, $223.25 1101109
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
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, 6:30 pm-9:30 pm, Jan 22-Mar 19, $234.50 1100962
    19 yrs+, 7 classes,   Register >
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. One adult per child. No exceptions. Separate registration.
  • Sun, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm, Jan 14-Mar 4, $178.75 1100964
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
Get messy with your little ones! Create a unique pottery piece together using simple handbuilding forms and techniques. Discover coils, slabs and pinching techniques. One adult per child. No exceptions. Separate registration.
  • Sun, 10 am-noon, Jan 21-Feb 18, $111.75 1100944
    19 yrs+, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 1 pm-3 pm, Jan 21-Feb 18, $111.75 1100946
    19 yrs+, 5 classes,   Register >
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, 9 am-noon, Jan 15-Mar 5, $95.00 1100916
    19 yrs+, 7 classes,   Register >
  • Mon, 1 pm-4 pm, Jan 15-Mar 5, $95.00 1100918
    19 yrs+, 7 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 1 pm-4 pm, Jan 16-Mar 6, $108.50 1100920
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 9 am-noon, Jan 16-Mar 6, $108.50 1100921
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 6 pm-9 pm, Jan 16-Mar 6, $108.50 1100922
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 1 pm-4 pm, Jan 17-Mar 7, $108.50 1100923
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 1 pm-4 pm, Jan 18-Mar 8, $108.50 1100924
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 6 pm-9 pm, Jan 19-Mar 9, $108.50 1100927
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 9 am-noon, Jan 18-Mar 8, $108.50 1101113
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
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, Jan 22-Mar 19, $195.50 1100953
    19 yrs+, 7 classes,   Register >
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.
  • Tue, 1 pm-4 pm, Jan 16-Mar 6, $108.50 1100929
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 6 pm-9 pm, Jan 16-Mar 6, $108.50 1100930
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 1 pm-4 pm, Jan 17-Mar 7, $108.50 1100931
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 9 am-noon, Jan 18-Mar 8, $108.50 1100933
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 1 pm-4 pm, Jan 18-Mar 8, $108.50 1100934
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 6 pm-9 pm, Jan 19-Mar 9, $108.50 1100936
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
Create basic vessel forms such as cylinders and bowls. Glazing, decorative techniques and application of handles will be introduced.
  • Wed, 7 pm-9:30 pm, Jan 17-Mar 7, $223.25 1100958
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 7 pm-9:30 pm, Jan 18-Mar 8, $223.25 1100960
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 9:30 am-noon, Jan 30-Mar 27, $223.25 1101110
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
Map location of Nepean Visual Arts Centre
Nepean Visual Arts Centre
1701 Woodroffe AVE
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-2828