Beginner Pottery

Location: The Edge Clay Centre.  611 Main Street, Winnipeg

Wednesdays, 6:00 – 9:00

Cost: $265

Cost includes clay, materials and firings.

Fall 2018 Session:

Sept. 12th – Nov. 7th

 This class is an introduction to the potter’s wheel and hand-building approaches. We will focus on wedging, shaping, trimming, and glazing techniques.

Open to all skill levels, no prior experience is required. Demonstrations, group discussions, and one-to-one attention will be given to each student.

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Registration Deadline: September 1th  2017

A non-refundable deposit of $130 for each participant must be received upon registration to reserve your spot.  The remaining class fee of $135 can be paid the first day of class. See below for payment options.


Payment Options:

  • E-Transfer to Crystal Nykoluk at
  • Or e-mail Crystal for alternative payment options


 Class Schedule:

Weeks 1 – 3 : beginner wheel introduction, practicing of techniques

Week 4: glazing processes introduced; students will glaze work then continue with wheel throwing

Week 5 : A discussion of our first glaze results and an introduction to a hand building technique

Week 6 – 7 : Student’s choice – complete the suggested assignment or work with the instructor to develop your own project.

Week 8: Break for firings (No Class)

Week 9: Glazing class

Potluck and work pick-up date TBD

Classes run for 9 weeks with a break at the end of the session to prepare student work for glazing, giving each student 8 three-hour classes to be introduced to a variety of ceramic techniques and projects.  With only 5 openings in this class, students will be given ample hands on direction and guidance, leaving the class with their finished pieces of art and a new appreciation for mud.

All students are invited to participate in a year end gallery exhibition showcasing student work.

If you have any questions let me know!

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