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Pottery Basics (In-person)

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Please note: due to the new GNB regulations, proof of vaccination is required to attend all in-person Leisure Learning classes & workshops.

Come and join us for our 5-week introduction to ceramics course.

In this course, we will dive into the basics of handbuilding and attaching forms to create functional and sculptural wares using slab, pinch and coil techniques. You will be guided through various decoration techniques and finish your pieces using a variety of studio glazes.

We supply all of the materials; you provide your creative spirit. Please note: wheel throwing is not included in this beginner’s stage.

Course details

Winter 2022

Date/Time: Thursdays, Feb. 3 to March 3, 2022 (5 weeks)
6 p.m. - 9 p.m. | In-person
Save 15% if you register before Jan. 20, 2022
Location: Open Your Art
Charlotte Street Art Centre
732 Charlotte St. Room 102
Price: $265 (+ HST)
Instructor: Jen Pilon

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About the instructor

Jen Pilon is a potter and ceramic artist working in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Originally from Halifax, Jen moved to Fredericton to attend the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design where she completed her Diploma in Fine Craft and Design.

After completing a Professional Development Residency at the Nova Scotia Centre for Craft and Design in 2014, Jen has gone on to teach a variety of introduction and intermediate ceramics programming in both Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. Jen has a passion for working within the community to support artists through event and art market coordination and developing accessible programming within the arts.

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