Learn to Make Pottery!

Summer Evening Pottery

Sunday, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm & Monday, 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Instructor: Noel Yardley

This class offers step-by-step guidance for beginner and intermediate students interested in learning pottery wheel techniques. You will learn how to throw on the pottery wheel and make functional pottery including cups, bowls, vases and plates etc.  A variety of decorative and  glazing options are available at this conveniently located Danforth, Toronto

2019 Schedules & Price for Evening Pottery Courses

Noel Yardley Bio:

Noel Yardley is an artist who lives and works in Toronto. He studied at the Nelson Mandela
Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, graduating in 1998. In his ceramic
work, Yardley explores ideas of movement using texture, colour and shape. 

Noel Yardley has exhibited his work at the Design Indaba, Cape Town, 100% Design, London and Object en Maison, Paris. Noel worked at Mervyn Gers Ceramics as a supervisor assisting with the
production of ceramic products. He later worked for a retail chain called Woolworths as
ceramic artisan supplying them with unique vases and candle holders. In 2014 until 2017 he
worked as a production manager for a ceramic studio called Art in the Forest. Here he
supervised a team of carvers, decorators and throwers producing ceramics products for
restaurants, hotels and interior designers. He also taught hand building and wheelwork to
beginners, intermediate and advanced students.
Yardley has work in private collections in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Berlin, Milan, Norfolk –
Virginia and Mississauga. Since moving to Canada in 2018, Yardley has been a member of
the Mississauga potters Guild and has recently joined Luc Sculpture school as a ceramics
teacher.