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Create with Clay

July 23, 2022 | 10am, 1pm, 3:30pm

Strathcona Park (857 Malkin Ave)

Ages 6-9 years (10am & 1pm): This fun workshop offers kids the opportunity to paint and create hanging ceramic sculptures! For kids 6-9 years old, a variety of bisqued ceramic shapes will be provided (circles, stars, animals, etc.) that they may choose from and then paint. Participants will then use twine, beads, and a found branch to assemble their final ceramic sculpture. Ages 10-14 years (3:30pm): Learn to make hanging ceramic sculptures from scratch! This workshop will introduce participants to cutting shapes out of clay slabs and how to work with underglazes and carving techniques to give their clay pieces unique textures and detailing. Kids ages 6-9 at 10am and 1pm, Youth ages 10-14 at 3:30pm *all children under 12 must be accompanied/supervised by an adult during the workshop (adults are not required to participate)

ABOUT Amberlie Perkin

Amberlie Perkin holds a BA and MA in Visual Arts from ECUAD, and a Bachelor of Education from SFU. She has years of experience teaching and reaching children, youth and adults through the arts - encouraging them to develop their creativity while exploring a variety of media and having fun!

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Event info:

  • Workshop times 10am & 1pm ages 6-9 only , 3:30pm ages 10-14 only
  • Workshop length 2 hours
  • Ages 6-14
  • All materials provided for each workshop! Just bring yourself and ideas (except where noted).
  • All workshops are suitable for beginners and up.
  • All workshops will be operated under current public health guidelines.


per person / per workshop
Ages 6-14


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