The clayworks and pottery studio at Tidal Art Centre is a bright open space with inspiring natural light, kilns, potters wheels, plenty of table space and storage for work in progress, a glazing area and a cozy area to chat and learn about the latest techniques. Warm and inviting on those cool fall and winter days. Come work in the studio and get your hands seriously dirty.
The kiln shed is separate from the main building and houses Jackie Frioud's beautiful salt kiln. Spend some time out here in 'the shed' and enjoy a wonderful rustic ambience.
WINTER 2021 CLASSES
INTRODUCTORY WHEEL THROWING
With SHIVAUN GINGRAS
GROUP 1: 6 Saturdays, February 6 - March 13, 10 am to 12:30 pm - FULL
GROUP 2: 6 Saturdays, February 6 - March 13, 1:30 pm to 4 pm - FULL
GROUP 3: 6 Sundays, February 7 - March 14, 10 am to 12:30 pm - FULL
$225, clay included
Come and learn the fun and messy art of wheel thrown pottery! In this introductory course Shivaun will cover clay preparation, basic throwing techniques, trimming, drying and glazing. This workshop is perfect for beginners or people who have taken a class but want to practice and bring their skills to a higher level.
BEGINNER WHEEL THROWING LEVEL 2
With SHIVAUN GINGRAS | 6 Sundays, February 7 - March 14, 1:30 pm to 4 pm
$225, includes 1 bag of clay
For those who have taken Beginner Throwing Level 1, or have some throwing experience, this class will dive into making matching sets, lidded pots and large vessels. To take this class students should be able to consistently throw a cylinder and be confident trimming.