Learning how to make a teapot is a challenge and an important step for potters. When making one, we need to plan how to make the spout, the handle, the cover and the button on the cover. 


During 5 weeks we will teach you the essential skills to make your first 2 teapots.

 

Options: Below are the options depending your skills and the prerequistes follow.

 

(Option 1: On the pottery wheel) You can make your teapots using the pottery wheel.

 

(Option 2: Handbuilt) You can do your teapots using handbuilding techniques.

 

Prerequisite

 

- (Option 1:  On the pottery wheel) You are able to throw cylindrical forms of 10 cms high (4 inches).

 

- (Option 2: Handbuilt) You are able to make a mug and have experience attching handles.

 

Weeks:

 

Week 1:  Preparation of vessels and covers.
Week 2: Theory, preparation of spouts and handles, trimming of vessels and covers.
Week 3: Attaching parts, preparation of other parts or vessels if needed.
Week 4: Attaching parts and final designs.
Week 5: Finishing and glazing.

 

Duration: 2.5 hours once a week, during 5 weeks.

 

Dates and time:

     Select one of the classes from the dropdown menu:

 

Courses will open with minimum 3 people.

 

++ You will also have 1 free "Course Membership" for Open Studio time (8 hours) during the duration of the course to practice what you have been learning.

* We will start cleaning 20 minutes before the class ends.

** Tour Potier studio members get a 10% discount that will be credited on the next membership renewal.

 

Important: The class on July 28th is moved to Wednesday, August 4th.

Teapots (5 weeks)

SKU: 01-TeaP-Jun30-5h30PM
C$315.00Price
    • 1 Bag of clay included (10 kg)
    • Purchase of additional clay (optional): 1 bag of 10 kg for $37 + taxes  or 1/2 bag of 5 kg for $22 + taxes
    • This cost includes the studio glazes, engobes, and the cost of 2 firings (bisque and glaze).
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    IMPORTANT: If you pay for a course and the course has to be cancelled by Tour Potier Studio Céramique, we will return 100% of your pay. In addition to this, we will offer you a 5% discount over any course available, to be taken in the next two month after the cancellation.

    CANCELLATION POLICY

    All Classes are eligible for a refund if cancelled 2 weeks prior to the start date. A 20% administration fee will be charged for a refund. No refund will be offered if cancelling within 2 weeks of the class' start date, so please consider transferring your class to a friend (additional fees apply). 

    Missed class: (only for 2+ weeks classes):  missed classes are not refundable. In the event you miss a class you could come for up to 2 hours to the studio for independent practice (studio time), no teaching/feedback will be offered during this time but you can practice on your own.

    ​Please contact your teacher for scheduling this studio time.

    For additional information please read our politics:
    https://www.tourpotier.com/our-politics

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    IMPORTANT: Si vous payez un cours et qu'il doit être annulé par Tour Potier Studio Céramique, nous vous rembourserons 100% du montant. En plus de cela, nous vous offrirons un rabais de 5% sur un de nos cours disponibles, à prendre dans les deux prochains mois après l'annulation.

     

    POLITIQUE D'ANNULATION

    Toutes les classes sont admissibles à un remboursement en cas d'annulation 2 semaines avant la date de début. Des frais d'administration de 20% seront facturés pour un remboursement. Aucun remboursement ne sera offert en cas d'annulation moins de 2 semaines après le début du cours, alors envisagez de transférer votre cours à un ami (des frais supplémentaires s'appliquent).

    Cours manqué: (Uniquement pour les cours de 2 ou plus de 2 semaines): les cours manqués ne sont pas remboursables. Si vous manquez un cours, vous pouvez vous rendre au studio pour une pratique indépendante (temps de studio), aucun enseignement / feedback ne sera offert pendant cette période, mais vous pouvez vous exercer seul.

    ​Veuillez contacter votre professeur pour planifier ce temps de studio.

    Pour plus d'informations, veuillez lire notre politique:
    https://fr.tourpotier.com/our-politics