LOAM Clay Studio

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Upcoming Workshops


GIFT CERTIFICATE6LOAM Clay Studio is a pottery studio and shop in Ottawa’s vibrant Hintonburg area. We offer pottery classes and workshops for potters of all levels.  We rent open studio space for independent work.  In our gallery and shop we sell pottery supplies and locally made pottery. We also design and make custom pottery for individuals and restaurants.

You can find us at the corner of Hamilton and Armstrong, or visit us on Facebook to see what’s happening in the studio or on Instagram to see more pictures.


Monday: 3pm-9pm
Tuesday-Friday: 9am-9pm (6pm-9pm Tues-Thurs classes only)
Saturday: 9am-5pm
Sunday: 9am-5pm




Prices of all classes and workshops include clay, tools, glaze and the firing of your creations. The prices do not include hst.


LOAM Classes
Wheel for Beginners
Wheel 2
Intermediate Wheel
Wheel and Handbuilding Combo for Beginners
Sculpture & Handbuilding Basics
Intermediate Sculpture & Handbuilding

7 week classes: 2 1/2 hour class each week.  $295

Private or Semi PrivateClasses

1 person =1 hour $110, 2 hours $190, 3 hours $230
2 people  = 1 hour $150, 2 hours  $255, 3 hours $315
3 People = 1 hour $195, 2 hours $330, 3 hours $410
4 People = 1 hour $240, 2 hours $410, 3 hours $505

You will be able to pick-up your work 2-4 weeks after your class.


LOAM Workshops

For a fun afternoon or day of pottery try one of our themed workshops scheduled about once a month.  The workshops are open to anyone – both beginner and experienced potters – and everyone will have some clay creations to take home.

Prices vary depending on content and length of workshop. $75-$200. Upcoming Workshops

View previous workshops in our Gallery!

Private Workshops

If you have your own group and want to choose what to make then our private workshops are perfect for you. Wheel workshops can accommodate a maximum of 8 people and handbuilding workshops can be up to 12 people.

Private workshops can be scheduled when there are no regular classes in session or no private classes already booked.

5-12 people  /hour/person = $40. Two hours minimum.

Take a look at our gallery of regular workshop results from complete beginner potters to give you some ideas.

You will be able to pick-up your work 2-4 weeks after your class.


Open Studio Time:
3 hours = $36 ($12/hour)
5 hours = $55 ($11/hour)
10 hours = $95 ($9.50/hour)
25 hours = $225 ($9/hour)
50 hours = $425 ($8.50/hour)
75 hours = $600 ($8/hour)
100 hours = $750 ($7.50/hour)
125 hours = $875 ($7/hour)
150 hours = $975 ($6.50/hour)

LOAM Clay Studio refund policy.

Firing your own clay:

Firings are generally cone 06 for bisque and cone 6 for glaze. If you wish to fire to a different temperature you must book a full load.


1/4 load     $40
1/2 load    $75
full load     $145


1/4 load     $50
1/2 load    $90
full load     $190

Glaze firing includes the use of the LOAM glazes however you will also need to book and pay for time to glaze in an Open Studio time slot.

For more information or to book a firing email info@loamclaystudio.ca

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