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Hand Building and Wheel Throwing

Hand Building & Wheel Throwing

Mixed Level Class


Create original functional sculptural or decorative pieces with hand-building and wheel throwing techniques.

Individual attention is given in these mixed level classes to ensure that each student acquires skills appropriate to their needs, ability, and creative aspirations. Ceramic skills are taught in a sequential manner.
The cost of the course includes one block of clay, glazes and all firings.



About the instructor

Vivian Zeva Lee (She\her) is a Toronto based artist who graduated in 2007 with a BDes. from OCAD where she majored in ceramics. She is a ceramic artist and art educator and has been teaching ceramics and art for 20 years with students ranging from seniors to preschoolers. Besides being an instructor and studio technician with the JCC@ The Schwartz Reisman Center in Vaughan, Vivian was the Lead ceramics technician for the Town of Oakville. She has her own studio space on the east end of Toronto on the Danforth where she works at maintaining her own studio practice when she isn't busy chasing her two boys, 7 and 4 years old around.


Hannun Lyn is a ceramic artist living and working in Toronto, Ontario. She studied at Sheridan College - School of Craft and Design (2004) and has maintained a professional studio practice since. Her ceramics branch off into two distinct bodies of work wherein she produces a line of paper-thin porcelain objects and domestic functional objects. Her work has been exhibited throughout Canada and the United States.


The cost of the course includes one block of clay, access to equipment & tools, potter’s wheels, slab roller, glazes and all firings.


Open Studio Program 

The Open Studio program gives an opportunity to registered and current participants of ceramics classes to enroll and continue developing their own projects independently. There is no instructor present during Open Studio.

This is not a drop-in program, enrolment is required.



Questions? Please contact Andrea at andrea@srcentre.ca

Program Type: Arts,
Age range: 18+
Classes Start:
Classes End:
Day Time # of lessons Spots Available Member Value Fee Regular Fee Code
Bag of Clay 1 CA$35.00 CA$35.00 VIABOC1WI23
Hand Building and Wheel Throwing: Monday MORNING. Oct 24- Dec 12 10:00 AM- 1:00 PM 8 CA$264.00 CA$320.00 VIAHBT1FA22
Hand Building and Wheel Throwing: Tuesday MORNING. Nov 1- Dec 6 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM 6 CA$198.00 CA$240.00 VIAHWTMFA22
Hand Building and Wheel Throwing: Wednesday AFTERNOON. Sept 21- Dec 7. NO CLASS Oct 5 12:00 PM-3:00 PM 11 CA$363.00 CA$440.00 VIAHBT2FA22
Hand Building and Wheel Throwing: Wednesday EVENING. Sept 21- Dec 7. NO CLASS Oct 5 7:00 PM-10:00 PM 11 CA$363.00 CA$440.00 VIAHBT3FA22
Ceramics Open Studio: Per Day. Friday November 18 9:30 AM- 12:30 PM 1 CA$15.00 CA$18.00 VIAOCS9FA22
Ceramics Open Studio: Per Day. Friday November 25 9:30 AM- 12:30 PM 1 CA$15.00 CA$18.00 VIAOC10FA22
Ceramics Open Studio: Per Day. Friday December 2 9:30 AM- 12:30 PM 1 CA$15.00 CA$18.00 VIAOC11FA22
Ceramics Open Studio: Per Day. Friday December 9 9:30 AM- 12:30 PM 1 CA$15.00 CA$18.00 VIAOC12FA22
Ceramics Open Studio: Per Day. Friday December 16 9:30 AM- 12:30 PM 1 CA$15.00 CA$18.00 VIAOC13FA22
Hand Building and Wheel Throwing: Monday MORNING. Jan 16- Mar 13. NO CLASS Feb 20 10:00 AM- 1:00 PM 8 CA$264.00 CA$320.00 VIAHBW10WI23
Hand Building and Wheel Throwing: Tuesday MORNING. Jan 31- Mar 7 10:00 AM- 1:00 PM 6 CA$198.00 CA$240.00 VIAHBW11WI23
Hand Building and Wheel Throwing: Wednesday EVENING. Jan 11- Mar 22. NO CLASS Mar 15 7:00 PM-10:00 PM 10 CA$330.00 CA$400.00 VIAHBW13WI23
Hand Building and Wheel Throwing: Wednesday AFTERNOON. Jan 11- Mar 22. NO CLASS Mar 15 12:00 PM-3:00 PM 10 CA$330.00 CA$400.00 VIAHBW12WI23
Ceramics Open Studio: Per Day. Friday January 13 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 1 CA$15.00 CA$18.00 VIACOS13WI23
Ceramics Open Studio: Per Day. Friday January 20 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 1 CA$15.00 CA$18.00 VIACOS14WI23
Ceramics Open Studio: Per Day. Friday January 27 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 1 CA$15.00 CA$18.00 VIACOS15WI23
Ceramics Open Studio: Per Day. Friday February 3 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 1 CA$15.00 CA$18.00 VIACOS16WI23
Ceramics Open Studio: Per Day. Friday February 10 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 1 CA$15.00 CA$18.00 VIACOS17WI23
Ceramics Open Studio: Per Day. Friday February 17 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 1 CA$15.00 CA$18.00 VIACOS18WI23
Ceramics Open Studio: Per Day. Friday February 24 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 1 CA$15.00 CA$18.00 VIACOS19WI23
Ceramics Open Studio: Per Day. Friday March 3 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 1 CA$15.00 CA$18.00 VIACOS20WI23
Ceramics Open Studio: Per Day. Friday March 10 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 1 CA$15.00 CA$18.00 VIACOS21WI23
Ceramics Open Studio: Per Day. Friday March 17 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 1 CA$15.00 CA$18.00 VIACOS22WI23
Ceramics Open Studio: Per Day. Friday March 24 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 1 CA$15.00 CA$18.00 VIACOS23WI23
Ceramics Open Studio: Per Day. Friday March 31 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 1 CA$15.00 CA$18.00 VIACOS24WI23


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