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Nepean Visual Arts Centre

Nepean Visual Arts Centre, courses for Pottery for adult in the spring

Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Clay Wheel Workshops during the fall 2019
* Clay Wheel Workshops during the winter 2020
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, Apr 26, $40.75 1434434
    19 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Functional Handbuilding during the fall 2019
* Functional Handbuilding during the winter 2020
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,   Register >
  • Tue, 1 pm-3:30 pm, Apr 9-May 28, $232.50 1434494
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Handbuilding during the fall 2019
* Handbuilding during the winter 2020
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 1434093
    19 yrs+, 6 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 6 pm-9 pm, Apr 16-Jun 4, $98.00 1434139
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 1 pm-4 pm, Apr 17-Jun 5, $98.00 1434171
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 9 am-noon, Apr 17-Jun 5, $98.00 1434247
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 1 pm-4 pm, Apr 18-Jun 6, $98.00 1434255
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 9 am-noon, Apr 18-Jun 6, $98.00 1434268
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 6 pm-9 pm, Apr 26-Jun 7, $85.50 1434278
    19 yrs+, 7 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Handbuilding - With Parent during the fall 2019
* Handbuilding - With Parent during the winter 2020
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, 1 pm-3 pm, Apr 7-May 12, $116.25 1435991
    19 yrs+, 5 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 10 am-noon, Apr 7-May 12, $116.25 1436000
    19 yrs+, 5 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Sculptural Handbuilding during the fall 2019
* Sculptural Handbuilding during the winter 2020
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,   cancelled
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Special Projects during the fall 2019
* Special Projects during the winter 2020
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,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Wheel - Level 1 during the fall 2019
* Wheel - Level 1 during the winter 2020
Create basic vessel forms such as cylinders and bowls. Glazing, decorative techniques and application of handles will be introduced.
  • Tue, 9:30 am-noon, Apr 9-May 28, $232.50 1436005
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 7 pm-9:30 pm, Apr 10-May 29, $232.50 1436009
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 7 pm-9:30 pm, Apr 11-May 30, $232.50 1436011
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Wheel - Level 2 during the fall 2019
* Wheel - Level 2 during the winter 2020
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, Apr 8-Jun 10, $278.75 1436043
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Wheel - With Parent during the fall 2019
* Wheel - With Parent during the winter 2020
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, Apr 7-Jun 9, $186.00 1436092
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Wheel Studio during the fall 2019
* Wheel Studio during the winter 2020
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,   Register >
  • Tue, 6 pm-9 pm, Apr 16-Jun 4, $98.00 1434310
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 1 pm-4 pm, Apr 17-Jun 5, $98.00 1434319
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Wed, 9 am-noon, Apr 17-Jun 5, $98.00 1434323
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 9 am-noon, Apr 18-Jun 6, $98.00 1434327
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Thu, 1 pm-4 pm, Apr 18-Jun 6, $98.00 1434330
    19 yrs+, 8 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 6 pm-9 pm, Apr 26-Jun 7, $85.50 1434334
    19 yrs+, 7 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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