101 | CERAMICS: Introduction to Turning

101 | CERAMICS: Introduction to Turning


If no announced dates are convenient for you, please contact the committee by email ceramique@lespacemaker.com to evaluate new options. The class is offered in French. If you would like to follow it in english email us at ceramique@lespacemaker.com and we will try to accommodate you.

This course will introduce you to the practice of turning through the making of two turned bowls.

This course is a prerequisite for the optional course 102 | Ceramics: Introduction to throwing, in which you will learn the finishing techniques (foot of the container).


  • types and consistencies of clay
  • familiarization with the lathe and its tools
  • steps in the manufacture of a turned ceramic container


  • Make a turned container
  • to clean its turn as you should

After the 101 Introduction to Filming course, the participant will have access to:

  • at the ceramic studio
  • the possibility to add your pieces to the ceramic oven on baking days

list of materials provided with registration:

  • all materials are included for the training
  • all details for the ceramic’s oven

Level of the training : Beginner

Prior: None

Number of participants : 2

Time of the training : 2h30

Suggested attire: Bring an apron or old work shirt. Be prepared to get dirty! !

Laure Masson, ceramic artist

Ceramic artist by trade, Laure is committed to LESPACEMAKER and enjoys sharing her knowledge with the curious.

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