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College of Extended Learning

Pottery Basics

CCOM 1706

Try your hand at pottery. Get hands-on experience in this five-week beginner’s pottery class with professional potter Emily Veysey as your guide. You’ll focus on the initial stages of making pottery: making, decorating, glazing and firing. You’ll also experience hand-building techniques and sculptural work in clay, be introduced to a variety of glazes and the glazing process, before firing your creations. Everything needed is supplied. Just bring your creativity! (Please note: wheel throwing is not included in this beginner’s stage.)

Course details

Upcoming dates: Register for Wednesdays, Jan. 24 to Feb. 21, 2018 (5 weeks) or
Register for Wednesdays, Mar. 14 to Apr. 11, 2018 (5 weeks) or 
Register for Wednesdays, April 25 - May 23, 2018  (5 weeks) 
Time: p.m. - 9 p.m.
Location: UNB Fredericton campus
10 MacKay Drive
Marshall d'Avary Hall, Room 123 (campus map)
Course fee: $249 (+ HST)
Includes $70 materials fees
Instructor: Emily Veysey

Materials

A $70.00 materials fee is included in the price. This covers a 50lb box of clay, glazes, and underglazes.

About the instructor

Emily Veysey is a potter and ceramic artist working in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Originally from Sussex, Emily moved to Fredericton to attend the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design, where she completed her Certificate in Foundation of Visual Arts, Diploma in Fine Craft and Design, and a Certificate in Graduate Studies.

After spending some time on the Executive Committee for the New Brunswick Crafts Council, she established a cooperative studio in 2014 in downtown Fredericton. Emily currently works part-time in her studio, along with several other colleagues to create unique, individual work for sale and exhibition.

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