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Courses for Pottery-Sculptural Handbuilding, in the winter at the Nepean Visual Arts Centre

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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-3:30 pm, Jan 31, $34.00 1494094
    19 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Fri, 1 pm-3:30 pm, Feb 21, $34.00 1494097
    19 yrs+, 1 class,   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 13-Mar 30, $290.50 1494108
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 1 pm-3:30 pm, Jan 14-Mar 24, $290.50 1494109
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
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 18-Mar 28, $216.00 1494792
    7 yrs-9 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 11 am-12:30 pm, Jan 18-Mar 28, $216.00 1494793
    9 yrs-12 yrs, 10 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, 1 pm-4 pm, Jan 13-Mar 30, $122.50 1494910
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 6 pm-9 pm, Jan 14-Mar 24, $122.50 1494917
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 1 pm-4 pm, Jan 15-Mar 25, $122.50 1494921
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 9 am-noon, Jan 15-Mar 25, $122.50 1494922
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 1 pm-4 pm, Jan 16-Mar 26, $122.50 1494924
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 9 am-noon, Jan 16-Mar 26, $122.50 1494926
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 6 pm-9 pm, Jan 17-Mar 27, $122.50 1494928
    19 yrs+, 10 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. Recommended one adult per child. áSeparate registration for each adult and child(ren).
  • Sun, 10 am-noon, Jan 19-Feb 16, $116.25 1494118
    19 yrs+, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 1 pm-3 pm, Jan 19-Feb 16, $116.25 1494124
    19 yrs+, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 10 am-noon, Feb 23-Mar 29, $116.25 1494127
    19 yrs+, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 1 pm-3 pm, Feb 23-Mar 29, $116.25 1494131
    19 yrs+, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 10 am-noon, Jan 19-Feb 16, $103.00 1494794
    6 yrs-10 yrs, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 1 pm-3 pm, Jan 19-Feb 16, $103.00 1494797
    6 yrs-10 yrs, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 10 am-noon, Feb 23-Mar 29, $103.00 1494798
    6 yrs-10 yrs, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 1 pm-3 pm, Feb 23-Mar 29, $103.00 1494800
    6 yrs-10 yrs, 5 classes,   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 17-Mar 27, $290.50 1494139
    19 yrs+, 10 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.
  • Wed, 7 pm-9:30 pm, Jan 15-Mar 25, $290.50 1494147
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Mon, 9:30 am-noon, Jan 13-Mar 30, $290.50 1494158
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
Create basic vessel forms such as cylinders and bowls. Glazing, decorative techniques and application of handles will be introduced.
  • Tue, 9:30 am-noon, Jan 14-Mar 24, $290.50 1494619
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 7 pm-9:30 pm, Jan 15-Mar 25, $290.50 1494716
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 7 pm-9:30 pm, Jan 16-Mar 26, $290.50 1494721
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
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 18-Mar 28, $310.00 1494851
    11 yrs-14 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 1 pm-3 pm, Jan 18-Mar 28, $310.00 1494856
    11 yrs-14 yrs, 10 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 13-Mar 30, $348.50 1494728
    19 yrs+, 10 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. Recommended one adult per child. áSeparate registration for each adult and child(ren).
  • Sun, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm, Jan 19-Mar 29, $232.50 1494734
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm, Jan 19-Mar 29, $205.75 1494822
    11 yrs-14 yrs, 10 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, 1 pm-4 pm, Jan 13-Mar 30, $122.50 1494960
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 6 pm-9 pm, Jan 14-Mar 24, $122.50 1496043
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 1 pm-4 pm, Jan 15-Mar 25, $122.50 1496044
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 9 am-noon, Jan 15-Mar 25, $122.50 1496045
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 9 am-noon, Jan 16-Mar 26, $122.50 1496046
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 1 pm-4 pm, Jan 16-Mar 26, $122.50 1496047
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 6 pm-9 pm, Jan 17-Mar 27, $122.50 1496048
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
Map location of Nepean Visual Arts Centre
Nepean Visual Arts Centre
1701 Woodroffe AVE
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-2828