Working with Clay: Intro to Hand Building

Explore the transformative properties of clay, from ball to vessel.

Class Dates

Thursday Sep 29, 2022 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM


The workshop will cover the basics of hand building techniques such as pinching, coiling and slab work. Ceramic artist Jenny Santos will also discuss the drying, glazing, and firing processes of clay, as well as provide an overview of hand building works in traditional and contemporary ceramics. This workshop will provide the foundational skills for more advanced hand building techniques used in creating sculptural art and design forms.

Registration for this workshop includes $10 Materials & Firing fee.

Note: Completed vessels will be fired in a clear glaze by the Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre. Final glazed work will be available for pickup at a later confirmed date.

Instructor - Jenny Santos

Instructor - Jenny Santos

Jenny is a ceramic artist interested in clay-based explorations of everyday objects.