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Class size is limited to 5, which is the ideal number of people to make things interesting, but intimate enough to assure individual attention from the instructor. Dove Pottery is dedicated to bringing you well-documented stress reduction and healing properties of clay. Creating an emotionally safe, fun atmosphere of acceptance and inclusion is our priority.

The classes are structured to facilitate positive interaction and easy conversation. So, if you have interested friends, bring them with you. If your new to the city or neighborhood we make it easier to meet and make new friends. Whatever your goals are for taking the class you will find this activity personally empowering.

You will be taking a lump of clay, shaping it in your hands, creating something beautiful and unique and thus transforming it from clay to art that can last a lifetime. So whether your goal is: to make unique presents for your family and friends, have a fun night out to gather and meet others or to become a “master potter”, Dove Pottery has the resources to help you on your journey.

Platter Workshop Make plates and platters and decorate them using clay slips, stamps, stencils and a variety of underglazes. $25 per person (all materials included).

Pottery with Mom Come and make plates and platters with clay with the help of mom (or dad). $30 per parent and child group.

Workshops available for Brownies and Girl Guide groups as well as birthday parties. All pieces made during workshops are fired and ready in two weeks.

Introduction to Clay Introduction to clay classes include techniques in handbuilding, slabwork, and throwing on the wheel. A variety of plates, platters, mugs, bowls as well as vases and teapots are often made during this class. 8 week class $200 (incl. 10 lbs of clay and all materials). -Tuesday nights 7-9

Strictly Throwing This course is designed to follow the intro class and focuses on strengthening your throwing skills with specific projects like beersteins, plates, casserole dishes, canister sets, teapots, garden planters and even chess sets. 8 week classes $200 (incl. 10 lbs of clay)

Sunday Afternoon Clay Treat yourself to a relaxing afternoon of clay. This class offers instruction in whatever you decide to make. It involves handbuilding, slabwork, sculpture, and throwing on the wheel. A nicely stocked library provides an excellent source of ideas from mugs to water fountains to bathroom sinks. Come and enjoy clay. - Sunday afternoons 2-4 ($200 for 8 weeks includes clay, and other materials, as well as coffee/tea and snacks)

Classes are ongoing and fill up fast so email me to find out the next available workshop or class. All courses are taught in my studio with classes limited to 4-5 students for more 0ne on one instruction. All materials are non-toxic using lead free and barium free glazes. Variations of coloured slips, stains and underglazes are also available. Private Lessons also available. Make-up classes are scheduled when classes are missed.

To register for a specific course or workshop, or for more information, contact Christina at learnpottery@yahoo.ca.

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