Hand-Built Pottery Workshops

Attend a creative workshop in beautiful Hall's Harbour with clay artist and educator Terry-Lee Bourgeois-King. Terry-Lee holds a fine arts and an education degree specializing in art education from NSCAD University.

Stay tuned for upcoming workshops and take a look at the Classes page for ongoing and upcoming classes. 


Upcoming Workshop:

Several workshops are held throughout the year. Stay tunedfor news announcements at the top of this page.  Feel free to subscribe to our mailing list to have announcements delivered to your inbox.


Some of my past workshops include:

Alternative Firing Workshop

Raku Kiln

Transform pots with smoke, fire, and a few other cool things! Explore various firing methods with Terry-Lee including traditional raku, raku horse hair, raku horse hair with ferric chloride, saggar firing, down draft barrel, naked raku, and gunmetal raku. No clay experience necessary. Only a willingness to play with fire and create some cool pots.

Gargoyle Planters


Create a functional hand-built wall planter for your Artful garden. No clay experience required, only a willingness to create the ugly and fantastic!



Raku! Create simple handbuilt boxes and decorative cylinders. Then fire them outside and watch their transformation before your very eyes. No clay experience required, only a willingness to 'play' with fire and get a little smelly. Raku firing is a little smokey. Students tend to smell like they have been around a campfire. Raku firing creates brilliant colourful surfaces. Finished pots are decorative only and are not food safe.



Party Platters! Create unique serving plates made from slabs of clay. No clay experience required. Bring beautiful buttons, stamps or some snips from the garden to press into the soft clay or use Terry's collection.

Funky Teapots

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Create a fantastic teapot using simple hand-building techniques. Some clay experience is helpful but not necessary.

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