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Pottery

Pearl and Xavier working under the skylight in the pottery studio Photo by Adriana

Pearl and Xavier working under the skylight in the pottery studio
Photo by Adriana

The Art Studios houses a full working ceramics studio including 2 kilns, 4 pottery wheels, a slab roller and extruder. Great things happen in Beginner classes that cover basic hand-building skills and glazing. Intermediate classes add to these skills as well as working on the pottery wheel.

“Glazing is exciting because you get to play with colours, accents, stains, layering and you’re never 100% sure of the outcome. So seeing it after its been fired – its always a surprise how it turns out – teaches you to let go.”20150216_141011

“To me, pottery is very forgiving because you don’t have to be an artist.”

“I love working with the clay.  The clay all wrapped around and between my fingers – reminds me of playing like a kid.  There’s something very comforting about it: