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FEATURED PROGRAMS

Afternoon Pottery – Handbuilding

55+
Rochelle Davidson

Come spend a social afternoon learning to handbuild with clay while socializing. You can work independently or collaboratively both with other (willing) class members and/or help from the instructor. We will cover glaze basics. Please bring a smock and ideas. Clay included in fees.

Tue 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Jan 23 – Feb 27
$126/6 sessions
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Clay Play Social Pottery

6-10 yrs

Join us for afterschool clay social class. Personal creativity and ideas guide the pottery projects and techniques to make them real. Please bring a smock.

Rebecca Ramsey
Mon 3:30pm – 5:00pm
Jan 8 – Mar 5*
$96/8 sessions (*no class Feb 12)
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Rochelle Davidson
Wed 3:30pm – 5:00pm
Jan 10 – Mar 14
$120/10 sessions
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Thu 3:30pm – 5:00pm
Jan 11 – Mar 15
$120/10 sessions
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WHAT’S NEW

Pottery Handbuilding and Wheel

Rebecca Ramsey

This is an introductory level course that provides an overview of basic wheel and handbuilding techniques for making almost anything you can imagine. Suited for any skill level. Please bring your own smock, ideas and inspiration. Students purchase clay from instructor.

Mon 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Jan 8 – Mar 5*
$192/8 sessions (*no class Feb 12)
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Form and Surface in Functional Pottery

Tessa Reed

This class is for beginner and intermediate pottery students, and will
explore both the form and surface of functional vessels. We will combine
multiple methods of making to create form, and explore some surface
techniques. Students purchase clay from instructor.

Thu 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Jan 11 – Mar 22
$264/11 sessions
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Handbuilding and Decorating Pottery Pots

Tessa Reed

This will be a fun course exploring handbuilding methods to build and decorate a exquisite mid-sized pot. We will also be decorating the pots using image transfer, wax resist, and scraffitto to create a fun and dynamic piece that will be both beautiful and functional.

Fri 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Jan 19 – Feb 2
$72/3 sessions
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POTTERY – PRIVATE LESSONS

Learn new skills, practice specific techniques on the wheel or troubleshoot glazing and finishing challenges. Private one hour lessons are scheduled during studio drop-in times. To register contact 604-257-8130 (press #1). Instructor will be in contact to arrange lesson time.
$39/per session

INSTRUCTOR PROFILES

Rochelle Davidson has a BFA and B.ArtEd from UBC and has worked in clay for over 20 years. She has participated in workshops at ECUAD, Shadbolt, NCECA and MISSA. She has been an Artist in Residence, developed and taught public school clay programs, and community centre classes. Rochelle has participated in shows, craft sales and East Van Culture Crawl.

Kate Metten is currently a Visual Arts student at Emily Carr University. She has studied with the Buschlen Mowatt Scholarship program at Concordia University and at Penland School of Crafts. She has been working in clay for ten years and sells her work on commission at local craft shows.