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Gather together with makers of all levels to learn new skills and celebrate traditional crafts and regenerative living. Whether you’re interested in half-day workshops or multi-week courses, there’s something for everyone! Located in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, we offer hands-on experiences in a variety of subjects, all taught in either the beautiful studios at the New Brunswick College of Craft & Design (NBCCD) or one of our partnering locations.

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FULL Intermediate Ceramic Techniques | Leigh Merrit

October 12, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - November 23, 2023 @ 9:00 pm

$250.00 – $312.00
A woman leans over clay on a pottery wheel in an attempt to shape it in a workshop at the Honeybee Folk School

SEVEN WEEK COURSE, Every Thursday from 6 PM – 9 PM

Intermediate Ceramic Techniques!

Dates: Thursdays
October 12, October 19, October 26
November 2, November 9, November 16, November 23

Do you have prior experience with the pottery wheel and want to learn more ceramic techniques? Then this class will expand your knowledge in pottery and practice new ceramic techniques. You will place your focus on increasing wheel throwing and trimming methods, before potentially expanding into decorating skills. While in this course, you will learn more advanced ceramic techniques to attach and build by hand in a way that is enjoyable and fun. Join this course now to expand your abilities and become a better ceramics artist. 

TICKET PRICING & MATERIAL COST:

Regular ticket price (August 15 @ 12pm – October 5 @ 11:30pm): $312

NBCCD staff, faculty, and current students (including 2023 graduates) receive 20% off regular ticket sales while supplies last. Find the NBCCD Discount ticket below.

*This course is full. Please send us an email at honeybeefolkschool@nbccd.ca to be added to the waitlist.

Additional material fees:

On the first evening participants will be required to purchase materials below  Materials available in the College Store.  

Box of cone six clay – (price varies per box of clay). One-two boxes may be necessary. Pottery tool sets  are available at the college store or students are welcome to bring their own set of tools

FAQ and refund information can be found at the bottom of this page.

THE INSTRUCTOR:

Born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Leigh Merrit grew up in the rural community of Tay Creek where he currently resides. After completing his BA at St.Thomas University in 2005 Leigh went on to study at the New Brunswick College of Craft & Design (NBCCD). He earned his Foundation Visual Arts Certificate in 2006, a Certificate in Specialty Photography in 2008, a Diploma in Fine Craft – Ceramics in 2010, and the certificate in Advanced Studies Visual Arts in 2011.

Learn more about what we do at Honeybee Folk School and what courses we have coming up!

Details

Start:
October 12, 2023 @ 6:00 pm
End:
November 23, 2023 @ 9:00 pm
Cost:
$250.00 – $312.00
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Venue

New Brunswick College of Craft and Design
457 Queen Street
Fredericton, NB E3B 1B7 Canada
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Organizer

Honeybee Folk School
Email
honeybeefolkschool@nbccd.ca
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FAQ

Refunds

If a request for a refund is submitted at least 14 days before the course begins, you will be eligible for a 94% refund. A 6% deduction will cover the administration costs and stripe service fee. For refund requests made between 8 and 13 days before the course begins, a 75% refund will be granted. If a refund request is received within 7 days or less before the course start date, a refund will not be issued unless we can fill your spot with another participant. In the event that a participant cannot attend an in-person course due to illness, they can receive a Honeybee voucher for 75% of the value of their course that can be paid towards another class in the future. The participant will need to notify the Honeybee Coordinator before the course begins.

Cancellations

If a workshop is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances regarding the instructor facilities or low enrolment, a 100% refund will be granted to registered participants. If class is cancelled due to weather, the course will be moved to the following weekend (unless otherwise specified). If you cannot attend the new scheduled time, you will be granted a 100% refund.

For more information regarding cancellations, refunds, and our policies, please refer to our frequently asked questions.