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Ceramic Animal Sculpture with Melissa Kennedy

Workshop Description Acclaimed New Brunswick artist Melissa Kennedy will teach this fun and educational hands-on workshop in creating a small scale, realistic animal sculpture in clay! During this two day workshop, students will learn technical skills in sculpting in clay, tool use, translating photo references in 3D, building forms, and representing realistic likeness. Artworks will be kiln-fired after the class …

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Pottery Intensive (All-Levels)

Workshop Description We are thrilled to announce our first pottery intensive with renowned cermicist, Ralph Seely, in our brand-new ceramics studio! This all-experience-level intensive workshop is open to anyone from complete beginners to experienced potters. Each participant is guaranteed 18 hours of throwing on the wheel over the initial 3 days, guided by individualized instruction. Participants will then have a …

Studio 65+: Handbuilding Clay Objects

IMPORTANT COVID POLICY UPDATE   As of September 22, 2021, some New Brunswick businesses will require Proof of Vaccination to access non-essential services. All of SJAC’s programs (workshops, galleries, performing arts events, rental events) fall under the included categories of services. All people aged 9 and up will be required to show their record of immunization or medical exemption certificate and …

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Scratch the Surface: Clay Tiles

This workshop introduces you to the wonderful world of sgraffito on pottery. Coming from the Italian word for “to scratch”, sgraffito is a technique of scratching through layers of colour on the surface of ceramics to reveal the layers below, and enables an endless exploration of drawing, carving and painting techniques for your ceramics projects. You will work on flat …

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Handbuilt Pottery

Have you always wanted to work with clay?  Well here’s your opportunity!  Join Karen Knight from “Soul Impressions Handbuilt Claywork” in a four week session of handbuilding. In a fun and relaxing environment, you’ll learn the handbuilding techniques of pinching, coiling and slabwork.  The creative possibilities are endless.  Design pieces that interest you.  Come and fall in love with clay! Two …

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Pottery on the Wheel with Joanna Pottle

Try your hand at making your own clay works of functional art in Greater Saint John’s community arts centre’s pottery studio. Sign up now and join professional potter Joanna Pottle for these fantastic classes, working on the wheel and handbuilding! Space is limited to only four students per class for plenty of time on the wheel and hands-on personal instruction. Fall …

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