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Pottery

On Tuesdays 6 pm to  9 pm

"Date:Instructor: Aitak Sorahitalab
Fall 1 session: September to October
Fall 2 session: November to December
Spring session 2018: March to May
Summer session 2018: May to June
Fee: $300 for 6 weeks 

Our price includes clay, double firing and glazing, not Hst

Classes is limited to 5 participants (one per wheel)

Call 416-461-7936 or Click here for registration (recommended)
These courses provide a hands-on activity on the pottery wheel and and taste of sculpting and ceramic art. It offers from beginner to advanced level in a safe, environment-friendly and equipped studio. Depends on level and interests of participants, the course includes:

  • Working on a wheel and/or combined techniques through hand-building and wheel throwing;
  • Infinite world of hand building:Three-dimensional construction techniques such as pinching, coiling, slab construction;
  • Understanding forms and surface:Making functional and/or sculptural pieces by Bauhaus principle of design ideas;
  • Geometric modelling techniques:Working from the ground up to create a final piece upon shapes;
  • Sculpture lessons inspired by world art history;
  • Introduction of creating a ceramic wall art;
  • Glaze and/or patina (extra fee each piece)

aitak-pictureBio: Growing up with music, literature, visual art, science and a love of learning led Aitak to a Master’s Degree in Design and Production from the Art University of Tehran. She is a published writer about art education and philosophy of art. Aitak has received public and private commissions for creating ceramic art and bas-relief (mural) and has different shows and exhibitions of her work. She attempted to combine the modern principle of arts with motives and elements, and gradually alter them in new exposes in her art practice. Aitak is passionate about social development, sharing knowledge and instructing art.