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Learn The Foundations

Of Working With Clay

In Fredericton, New Brunswick with creative Jackie Doucette.

"What a BLESSING to have a job where you're 

EXCHANGING CREATIVE ENERGY."

Welcome to ClayTime. I'm Jackie Doucette.

As a lifetime artist, I am beyond excited to begin teaching the art form that is most dear to my heart!

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Classes

Based in my home studio in Hanwell, just outside of Fredericton, New Brunswick. 

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Beginners Throwing Class

In this intimate 6 - 1 teacher - student setting

 we'll work closely to take your skills to the next level!

There is nothing like the feeling of mud between your fingers and the power to create something with it.

You can expect a real learning experience!

Each lesson will give you a demonstration and plenty of studio time. No need to buy tools or clay. It's all included!

We will instruct you on the type of clay you'll be using and how to cut and wedge it for the wheel.

 

We will demonstrate the wheel-throwing process: centering, opening, raising, shaping, and removing a pottery vessel from a wheel.

 

You will practice what you learn on your own wheels.

 

We will learn how to trim the excess clay (weight) off of them,  and will try our hand at a few decorating tricks before firing them for the glazing process.

 

We will learn how to glaze and you will take your beautiful creations home.

  • Limited to 6 people per class. 

  • 5 classes per course

  • Classes, tools, glaze and clay included with cost

  • Cost : Summer classes $288 plus tax

  • Fall Classes $295 plus tax

  • Cancellation policy

    

      Spring Beginner Wheel CLASSES

May/June Night Classes 6:00 to 9:00 

Monday May 27 to June 24 FULL

Tuesday May 28 to June 2 FULL

Wednesday May 29 to June 26 FULL

Thursday May 30 to June 27 FULL

       Summer Beginner Wheel CLASSES

July/Aug Night Classes 6:00 to 9:00 

Monday July 22 to Aug 19 2 SPACES

Tuesday July 23 to Aug 20 3 SPACES

Wednesday July 24 to Aug 21 1 SPACE

Thursday July 25 to Aug 22 5 SPACES

     Fall Beginner Wheel CLASSES

Sept/Oct Night Classes 6:00 to 9:00 

Monday Sept 2 to Sept 30 6 SPACES

Tuesday Sept 3 to Oct 1 6 SPACES

Wednesday Sept 4 to Oct 2 6 SPACES

Thursday Sept 5 to Oct 3 6 SPACES

Intermediate Pottery Class

With Shinaid

Oct 9 to Nov 6

Are you ready to take it to the next level?

In this class you will build on your foundation and explore new techniques to advance your wheel throwing.

We will introduce you to using a variety of ribs, throwing 2-4lb bowls and the basics of lidded vessels.

Advanced trimming and decoration techniques will be covered in this class.

(3 previous intro classes or an equivalent is required)

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