Art Makes You Happy

Chu Chu Classes are designed to be super fun, packed full of information and teaches you the necessary techniques
to get you started on making something artistic and new!

To register for a class go to our Class Calendar.
Pottery classes taught at community centers are all booked through the Vancouver Recreation website.


The Class Calendar and online scheduler is easy to use but if you would like detailed instructions on how to register for a class, please click here.


If you purchased a Groupon for Intro to Fluid Pour Painting, please ensure you read these directions before you book your class or follow the instructions above the class calendar.

Group Classes

The calendar at the bottom of this page displays scheduled group classes that you can join. Everyone is welcome to book these classes including Groupon Voucher holders (Intro to Fluid Pour Painting only).

Many classes are rotated monthly so they are not available every single month.

*Please note the group classes only run if there are at least 4 participants registered.

Private Classes

See a class that you like and want to book a private lesson for just yourself or a group of your co-workers, family, and friends at my studio?

I offer custom workshops at my East Van location, please request a price quote by filling out this Private In Studio Request form.

*there is a $200+gst minimum charge not including materials to book a private class, the more people you have in your group, the better pricing is per person!

Off-Site Classes

Team building, birthdays, bachelorettes, summer camps, schools and more!  Off-site bookings are custom tailored to your group, pricing and availability varies depending on the type of class, location and number of participants.

Fill out this Off-Site Request form to get the conversation started! 

*Private and off-site classes are not available for Groupon students

Starting April 1, 2023, the material cost for painting classes will increase by $5. We have maintained the same pricing since 2019 however unfortunately art supplies have risen significantly over the last couple of years and our pricing has been adjusted to reflect the change.


There is a dedicated page answering commonly asked questions! Please see the FAQ page for more details.

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Ceramic Pottery Specialty Classes

Learn the process of clay building, firings and properties of glazes in specialty workshops available at
Chu Chu Studio, West End Community Centre and West Point Grey Aberthau Pottery Studio.

NEW Macrame Plant Pot and Hanger

Part of the Pottery+ Series, these hybrid classes combines a pottery class AND another art discipline to complete one cohesive project.

Make a custom pottery plant pot in your first class with your choice of glaze and then come back to make a macrame plant hanger for it!

These hybrid classes are also available separately.

Tues April 11 & 25 | 6:00-8:00pm
Regular Price $140 | Hybrid Promo $119

  • Glass Fused Pottery with Mini Sculpture - Spring Break!


    Thurs Mar 23 | 2:30-4:30pm

    Thurs Mar 23 | 5:30-7:30pm


  • Cherry Blossom Tableware Pottery Morning!


    Sat April 15 | 10:00-12:00pm


  • Botanical Imprint Pottery Tableware Class

    $120 | 2 classes

    Wed Apr 19 & 26 | 6:00-8:00pm


  • Pottery Drop-In - Make Whatchu Want!


    Fri April 14 | 5:30-8:30pm


Pottery at Community Centers

Here's a sneak peak of pottery classes that I'm teaching at two community centres in spring 2023!

Registration Dates:
West Point Grey | April 15 at 9am
West End | March 14 at 7pm

  • Cherry Blossom Tableware Pottery

    What better way to celebrate our beautiful city in the spring than creating dishes with the iconic cherry blossom theme?


    West End Community Center:

    April 6 & 13 | 6:30-8:30pm


  • Botanical Tableware Pottery

    Collect your favourite leaves and foliage and bring them to class to imprint them into clay to make your own tableware!


    West End Community Centre:

    April 20 & 27 | 6:30-8:30pm



    West Point Grey Community Centre:

    May 1 & 15 | 3:00-5:00pm

    May 12 & 26 | 5:30-7:30pm


  • Pottery Plant Pots and Mini Sculptures

    We all love our plants, let’s treat them to some handmade pots and decorative sculptures!


    West End Community Centre:

    May 4 & 11 | 6:30-8:30pm


  • Minimalist Japanese Tableware

    Explore the world of minimalist surface design with gestural dry-brushing, flicking and edging. We will also be adding Japanese wagara (textile patterns) to our pieces.


    West End Community Centre:

    May 18 & 25 | 6:30-8:30pm



    West Point Grey Community Center:

    June 2 & 16 | 5:30-7:30pm

    June 5 & 19 | 3:00-5:00pm


  • Pottery: Wheel Throwing Intensive - Centering and Wall Building

    Have you ever wanted to improve your centering and wall structure? This 3-part skill building class helps you practice your throwing by repetition of the basics. You must be able to wheel throw independently to benefit from this course.


    West End Community Centre: June 1, 8 & 15 | 6:30-8:30pm


Creative Art Classes

Interested in a painting, jewellery or a candle workshop? These classes are taught at my East Van private studio at 1630 Pandora Street.

These classes are also to book privately for team building, corporate companies, birthdays, bachelorettes and celebrations. The more you have in your group, the better the price is per person!

Some of these workshops are occasionally offered to the general public, if you don't see the class you want now, check back later. Better yet, sign up for my newsletter to know in advance what's coming up!

Intro To Fluid Pour Painting

$55+GST (promo $40 class fee, $15 material fee) Regular price is $75+GST

Availability: Monthly group classes and private bookings
Reveal paint marbling and cells like magic!  Lots of paint colours to choose from.

*please note that material fees will be increased to $20 starting April 1, 2023

  • Intermediate Fluid Pour Painting

    $80+GST and up (includes materials)

    Availability: Rotating monthly and private bookings
    Advanced techniques on planning composition, controlling flow of colours and adding tricks to your repertoire! Two paintings are made in this workshop.


  • Terrazzo and Colour Block Soy Candles

    $55+GST and up (includes materials)

    Availability: Private bookings only
    Make two full size candles while learning professional techniques to colour your wax.  Over 50+ fragrances to choose from!


  • Personalized Metal Stamping Jewellery

    $55+GST and up (includes materials)

    Availability: Private bookings only
    Customize a variety of metal blanks for a unique necklace that is one-of-a-kind. 


  • Resin Jewellery Class

    $60+GST and up (includes materials)

    Availability: Rotating monthly and private bookings

    Choose to make a pair of geometric earrings or two necklaces using a variety of techniques and inclusions available in class.


  • Pulled String Art Painting

    $60+GST and up (includes materials)

    Availability: Private bookings only
    Create abstract flowers, organic shapes or feathers in this creative class using string and chains.

    *please note that material fees will be increased to $20 starting April 1, 2023


  • Beginner Knitting or Crocheting

    $45+GST and up

    Availability: Private bookings only
    Learn basic stitches and proper technique with a certified instructor in fibre arts. 

Add Ons

Fluid Pour Painting DIY Art Kit - Pacific Ocean
Chu Chu Classes e-Gift Card