The Art Room: Create with Clay



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 12 and up will be required to show their record of immunization or medical exemption certificate and a government issued identification to be able to access our programs.

For further details, please see our full policy update by clicking here.


*Please also note that community face masks are mandatory.*

People have been making things from clay for at least 30,000 years! In this workshop, students will learn how to use hand building techniques to create all sorts of things, from textured ornaments, to a cool animal pinch pot, and a hand carved bowl using the ancient ‘coiling’ method for making pottery. They will learn about different ways that people create things with clay, and all sorts of fun facts!

Topics covered in the course:

  • Hand-building and sculpting
  • All about texture: making stamps and using textures and slab building
  • Learning about hump-moulds and decorating with underglaze
  • Sgrafitto
Saturdays, 1 – 3pm • October 30 – November 20 , 2021 (4 weeks) • $90 ($80 tuition, $10 for materials)
If you register online, please put a note in the ‘Additional Information > Order Notes’ field to inform us of your child’s name and age.
Age Group: this class is designed for children ages 9-12

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About the Instructor, Alison Gayton:

Since the turn of the century, clay is my gateway to learning and to learners. I take a light approach, and we laugh a lot.

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