Ceramics Painting Classes and Clay Pottery Studios in Toronto

By Geoff G.R.

Average cost of pottery classes: $250.00 to $550.00, most lessons include clay and ceramic material.

What is a pottery studio?

Pottery studios in Toronto provide outlets where adults and children can design, sculpt and paint clay sculptures. Ceramic clay sculpting and porcelain pottery painting can be a calming hobby for men, women, boys and girls.

Sculpture studios in Toronto will provide you with materials and supplies you need to sculpt clay plates.  No need to shop for ceramic arts before arriving - paint your own plates with the studio’s supply.  You may even use a pottery wheel to sculpt ceramic vases and porcelain bowls.  Perhaps you will even give your clay sculptures a permanent glaze after painting it!

Pottery is not just about creating pottery sculptures, it’s also about education. Some pottery studios in Toronto host art workshops and pottery classes, where adults and kids can learn about pottery making techniques.

Pottery studios in Toronto adhere to schedules, where a portion of the day is dedicated to children and parents, and the other (or perhaps full days) are exclusive to adults.  You may even inquire about renting out an entire pottery studio for a children's birthday party, a bachelorette party, or a girl’s night out.

NORTH

Woodlawn Pottery Studio
80 Woodlawn Ave. East, Toronto. Yonge/Summerhill
Phone (416) 964-0758

Woodlawn Pottery Studios is a women’s pottery cooperative offering beginner and advanced hand-building ceramics courses, where potters can sculpt using the wheel throwing technique.

WEST

Sistering Inspirations Studio
2480 Dundas St. West, Toronto. Dupont/Dundas
Phone (416) 367-2728

Inspirations Studios instructs women how to sell pottery they create. The studio is a social enterprise, where women can drop in and be part of a community that not only teaches them entrepreneurship, but to receive support, housing, food and financial assistance.

EAST

The Clay Roopm
279 Danforth Ave., Toronto. Broadview/Danforth
Phone (416) 466-8474

The Potter’s Studio
2 Thorncliffe Park Dr., East York. Millwood/Overlea
Phone (416) 423-1827

The Potter’s Studio invites members to create unique hands-on pottery and offer it for sale at their twice-a-year ceramic sales. They offer pottery classes in the Fall, Winter and Spring, with classes on Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings. Classes are limited to 12 students per class.

DOWNTOWN

Clay Design Group
170 Brunswick Ave., Toronto. Brunswick/Harbord
Phone (416) 964-3330

Attend handmade pottery workshops and create works of art by stress throwing porcelain on the potter’s wheel. Learn spinning techniques in adult classes. Pottery summer camps and March break camps for children are also available, as are private pottery lessons for couples.