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Nepean Visual Arts Centre

Nepean Visual Arts Centre, courses for Pottery in the fall

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-3:30 pm, Oct 18, $34.00 1491499
    19 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Fri, 1 pm-3:30 pm, Nov 15, $34.00 1491500
    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, Oct 7-Dec 16, $290.50 1491510
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 1 pm-3:30 pm, Oct 1-Dec 3, $290.50 1491513
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
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, Oct 7-Dec 16, $122.50 1491465
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 6 pm-9 pm, Oct 8-Dec 10, $122.50 1491468
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 1 pm-4 pm, Oct 9-Dec 11, $122.50 1491475
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 9 am-noon, Oct 9-Dec 11, $122.50 1494866
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 1 pm-4 pm, Oct 10-Dec 12, $122.50 1494871
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 9 am-noon, Oct 10-Dec 12, $122.50 1494872
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 6 pm-9 pm, Oct 11-Dec 13, $122.50 1494874
    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, 11 am-12:30 pm, Oct 5-Dec 14, $216.00 1491794
    7 yrs-9 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 9 am-10:30 am, Oct 5-Dec 14, $216.00 1491795
    9 yrs-12 yrs, 10 classes,   cancelled
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.  Separate registration for each adult and child(ren).
  • Sun, 10 am-noon, Oct 6-Nov 10, $116.25 1491563
    19 yrs+, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 1 pm-3 pm, Oct 6-Nov 10, $116.25 1491574
    19 yrs+, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 10 am-noon, Nov 17-Dec 15, $116.25 1491577
    19 yrs+, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 1 pm-3 pm, Nov 17-Dec 15, $116.25 1491586
    19 yrs+, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 10 am-noon, Oct 6-Nov 10, $103.00 1491797
    6 yrs-10 yrs, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 1 pm-3 pm, Oct 6-Nov 10, $103.00 1491800
    6 yrs-10 yrs, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 10 am-noon, Nov 17-Dec 15, $103.00 1491803
    6 yrs-10 yrs, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 1 pm-3 pm, Nov 17-Dec 15, $103.00 1491805
    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, Oct 11-Dec 13, $290.50 1491596
    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.
  • Mon, 9:30 am-noon, Oct 7-Dec 16, $290.50 1491601
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 7 pm-9:30 pm, Oct 9-Dec 11, $290.50 1491603
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
Create basic vessel forms such as cylinders and bowls. Glazing, decorative techniques and application of handles will be introduced.
  • Tue, 9:30 am-noon, Oct 8-Dec 10, $290.50 1491609
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 7 pm-9:30 pm, Oct 9-Dec 11, $290.50 1491612
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 7 pm-9:30 pm, Oct 10-Dec 12, $290.50 1491614
    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, Oct 5-Dec 14, $310.00 1493649
    11 yrs-14 yrs, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 1 pm-3 pm, Oct 5-Dec 14, $310.00 1493652
    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, Oct 7-Dec 16, $348.50 1491641
    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.  Separate registration for each adult and child(ren).
  • Sun, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm, Oct 6-Dec 15, $232.50 1491646
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm, Oct 6-Dec 15, $205.75 1493493
    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, Oct 7-Dec 16, $122.50 1494880
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 6 pm-9 pm, Oct 8-Dec 10, $122.50 1494885
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 1 pm-4 pm, Oct 9-Dec 11, $122.50 1494887
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 9 am-noon, Oct 9-Dec 11, $122.50 1494890
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 9 am-noon, Oct 10-Dec 12, $122.50 1494894
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 1 pm-4 pm, Oct 10-Dec 12, $122.50 1494897
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 6 pm-9 pm, Oct 11-Dec 13, $122.50 1494900
    19 yrs+, 10 classes,   Register >
Map location of Nepean Visual Arts Centre
Nepean Visual Arts Centre
1701 Woodroffe AVE
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-2828


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