Our Classes and Events
This opens up space in your mind and allows the creativity to flow and have fun! You don’t need to call yourself a creative person in order to try pottery. There are lots of tools and ideas here for inspiration.
Classes have a small number of students so that you can get the most of your time with us. Wheel class is limited to 6 people and hand building is limited to 8. This gives an excellent teacher-student ratio for great one on one guidance. If you have never touched clay or it’s been a while, this is the perfect space for you to start!
All sessions run 6 weeks in length and include all materials and kiln firings.
If this is your first time, you will need to purchase a basic tool kit. This will be a one time purchase – these tools can be used in any future classes with Zenfire Pottery or any other pottery studio.
Please browse through the calendar to find upcoming classes, events and workshops. If you would like to register, or find out more information, please fill out the registration form below, or contact us on our contact page.
Classes and Workshops
Class and Workshop List
- Beginner Wheel Class
6 weeks, $269 +tax, Limit 6 people
- Beginner Handbuilding Class
6 weeks, $269 +tax, Limit 8 people
- Pinch Pot Workshop
45 minutes, $25 +tax
- Small Tray Workshop
1.5 hours, $40 +tax
- Mug Workshop
2 hours, $50 +tax
- Combo Tray & Wheel Workshop
3 hours, $60 +tax
- Birthday parties
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- Create your own class
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Beginner Wheel Class
6 Weeks | $269 +tax (6 Person Limit)
You will learn the art of “throwing” on the wheel, starting with a basic cylinder. That cylinder can then be altered into many different shapes. We will also cover how to make small bowls. You will learn to trim your pieces and finish them with beautiful glazes. No experience necessary, all levels welcome. By the end you will have a minimum of 4-6 pieces to take home.
Beginner Hand Building Class
6 Weeks | $269 +tax (8 Person Limit)
Explore the possibilities beyond the wheel. Learn how to hand build from slabs of clay. How to manipulate, mold and shape the clay into mugs, bowls, plates or other forms. You will be able to easily add texture and design to your pieces. If you have a found item that would make a great texture, bring it along to try! You will decorate and finish them with beautiful glazes. No experience necessary, all levels welcome. By the end you will have a minimum of 4-6 pieces to take home.
Pinch Pot Workshop
45 Minutes | $25 +tax
Just have time for a quick experience? Learn about the basic foundations of clay and working with it while making a pinch pot bowl. You will have the opportunity to colour decorate and texture your bowl. I will fire and finish them with a clear glaze, ready for you to pick up within 4-6 weeks.
Small Tray Workshop
1.5 Hours | $40 +tax
Make a small tray. Learn how to work with a slab of clay while making a small tray. You will be able to texture and decorate your tray with colour. I will fire and finish them with a clear glaze, ready for you to pick up within 4-6 weeks.
2 Hours | $50 +tax
Make a mug. You will go through the process of making a personalized mug. Using a slab of clay, you will cut, shape and decorate it into a mug. I will fire and finish them with a clear glaze, ready for you to pick up within 4-6 weeks.
Combo Tray & Wheel Workshop
3 Hours | $60 +tax
A little taste of both working with slabs of clay and what you can do on the wheel. Make a small tray + small bowl on the wheel. You will be able to texture and decorate your tray while I get some clay ready for you on the wheel. You can then make a bowl with the pre-centered clay, with the option to add some colour. I will fire and finish all pieces with a clear glaze, ready for you to pick up within 4-6 weeks.