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Nepean Visual Arts Centre

Nepean Visual Arts Centre, courses for Pottery 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 2020
* Clay wheel workshops during the winter 2021
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, May 15, $34.75 1527371
    18 yrs+, 1 class,   cancelled
  • Fri, 1 pm-3:30 pm, Jun 12, $34.75 1527402
    18 yrs+, 1 class,   cancelled
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 2020
* Functional handbuilding during the winter 2021
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 6-Jun 22, $297.75 1524911
    18 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
  • Tue, 1 pm-3:30 pm, Apr 14-Jun 16, $297.75 1524914
    18 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Handbuilding during the fall 2020
* Handbuilding during the winter 2021
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 6-Jun 22, $125.50 1524878
    18 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
  • Tue, 6 pm-9 pm, Apr 14-Jun 16, $125.50 1524880
    18 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
  • Wed, 1 pm-4 pm, Apr 15-Jun 17, $125.50 1524881
    18 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
  • Wed, 9 am-noon, Apr 15-Jun 17, $125.50 1524882
    18 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
  • Thu, 1 pm-4 pm, Apr 16-Jun 18, $125.50 1524889
    18 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
  • Thu, 9 am-noon, Apr 16-Jun 18, $125.50 1524891
    18 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
  • Fri, 6 pm-9 pm, Apr 17-Jun 19, $125.50 1524893
    18 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Handbuilding during the fall 2020
* Handbuilding during the winter 2021
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 18-Jun 13, $177.00 1525048
    8 yrs-12 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
  • Sat, 9 am-10:30 am, Apr 18-Jun 13, $177.00 1525052
    7 yrs-9 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
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 2020
* Handbuilding - With parent during the winter 2021
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,Sun, 1 pm-3 pm, May 24-Jun 21, $107.50 1524926
    18 yrs+, 5 classes,   cancelled
  • Sun,Sun, 10 am-noon, May 24-Jun 21, $107.50 1524934
    18 yrs+, 5 classes,   cancelled
  • Sun, 10 am-noon, May 24-Jun 21, $105.50 1525059
    6 yrs-10 yrs, 5 classes,   cancelled
  • Sun, 1 pm-3 pm, May 24-Jun 21, $105.50 1525062
    6 yrs-10 yrs, 5 classes,   cancelled
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Handbuilding combo during the fall 2020
* Handbuilding combo during the winter 2021
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, Apr 17-Jun 19, $297.75 1524938
    18 yrs+, 10 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 2020
* Special projects during the winter 2021
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, Apr 15-Jun 17, $297.75 1524941
    18 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
  • Mon, 9:30 am-noon, Apr 6-Jun 22, $297.75 1524942
    18 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
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 2020
* Wheel - Level 1 during the winter 2021
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 14-Jun 16, $297.75 1524948
    18 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
  • Wed, 7 pm-9:30 pm, Apr 15-Jun 17, $297.75 1524951
    18 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
  • Thu, 7 pm-9:30 pm, Apr 16-Jun 18, $297.75 1524954
    18 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
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 2020
* Wheel - Level 1 during the winter 2021
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 18-Jun 13, $254.25 1525100
    11 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
  • Sat, 1 pm-3 pm, Apr 18-Jun 13, $254.25 1525102
    11 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
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 2020
* Wheel - Level 2 during the winter 2021
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 6-Jun 22, $357.25 1524960
    18 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
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 2020
* Wheel - With parent during the winter 2021
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 19-Jun 14, $190.50 1524964
    18 yrs+, 8 classes,   cancelled
  • Sun,Sun, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm, Apr 19-Jun 14, $168.75 1525082
    11 yrs-14 yrs, 8 classes,   cancelled
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 2020
* Wheel studio during the winter 2021
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 6-Jun 22, $125.50 1524897
    18 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
  • Tue, 6 pm-9 pm, Apr 14-Jun 16, $125.50 1524901
    18 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
  • Wed, 1 pm-4 pm, Apr 15-Jun 17, $125.50 1524904
    18 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
  • Wed, 9 am-noon, Apr 15-Jun 17, $125.50 1524905
    18 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
  • Thu, 9 am-noon, Apr 16-Jun 18, $125.50 1524906
    18 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
  • Thu, 1 pm-4 pm, Apr 16-Jun 18, $125.50 1524907
    18 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
  • Fri, 6 pm-9 pm, Apr 17-Jun 19, $125.50 1524909
    18 yrs+, 10 classes,   cancelled
Map location of Nepean Visual Arts Centre
Nepean Visual Arts Centre
1701 Woodroffe AVE
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-2828


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