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Intro Workshop: Handbuilding

at La Mano Pottery - Chelsea 110 W 26th St, New York, New York 10001

Students attending this class will learn classic ceramics techniques used to make teapots, vases, coffee mugs, and practically any functional and sculptural works they can imagine. This class is "trial" class is a hands-on intensive (2 1/2 hours). "Handbuilding" is a process whereby the potter shapes, assembles and embellishes pots from clay that...

Saturday Sep 7th, 6pm - 8pm

Colored Porcelain Coffee & Espresso Mug Workshop

at Wilcoxson Brooklyn Ceramics - Greenpoint 67 West St Ground Fl #1, Brooklyn, New York 11222

This workshop is a hand building course using slabs of porcelain to build functional tablewares. In the workshop, we will apply colored clay "slips" to the surface of the mugs and create decorative patterns in blue, black, gray, and pink. Workshop participants will make at least 2 mugs that will be finished with glaze. The mugs can be picked up 2-3...

Saturday Sep 28th, 10am - 1pm

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Hand-building Workshop – Ceramics

at Chameleon Club Studio - Williamsburg 622 Broadway, Brooklyn, New York 11206

In this 2 hour workshop you will learn clay basics and fundamental hand-building techniques and apply them to create your own personal mug or planter. Class sizes vary from 4-8 people. You can choose to have your work fired and glazed for you for an additional $12. Your work will be finished and ready for pickup in 3-4 weeks. You can also have the...

Monday Aug 26th, 7pm - 9pm

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Porcelain Jewelry + Accessory Dish /Mug Workshop

at Wilcoxson Brooklyn Ceramics - Greenpoint 67 West St Ground Fl #1, Brooklyn, New York 11222

This is a hand building course using slabs of porcelain to build jewelry. Workshop participants will make at 5 pairs of earrings and 5 brooch, lapel pins, backpack pins or hat pins (5 pieces total) and 1 accessory dish / Mug that will be finished with glaze. The items can be picked up 2-3 weeks after the workshop. The workshop is 3 hours and is a...

Saturday Sep 7th, 3pm - 6pm

Hand Building

at La Mano Pottery - Chelsea 110 W 26th St, New York, New York 10001

Pinch, roll, coil, or flatten to make functional or sculptural pieces. Learn the basic hand building techniques with enough guidance to inspire your unique creativity. Between classes, students are welcome to practice at no additional charge, providing the studio is open and classes are not in session. Due to space limitations, we cannot offer make-up...

Saturday Sep 7th, 10:30am - 12:30pm

  (8 sessions)
$350

8 sessions

Adult Introductory Handbuilding Workshop

at Tribeca Clayworks - TriBeCa 120 Warren St, New York, New York 10007

Tribeca Clayworks, at the Downtown Community Center. has 2 ceramic studios. One which is fully equipped with pottery wheels, kilns, clay extruder, and the other adjacent studio for handbuilding where the class is held. This class focuses strictly on handbuilding which is the basic and essential method to understand clay. You will be instructed by...

Sunday Sep 8th, 12pm - 2:30pm

Couples Night - Handbuilding Pottery

at Mugi Studio - Upper West Side 993 Amsterdam Ave, New York, New York 10025

In this class you will learn how to make cups, vases, trays, containers and other functional objects by using various handbuilding techniques of pinching, coiling and slabs. This is a terrific introductory class to working with clay, no prior experience is required. Important Thing to Note: The pottery wheel is not used in this class as it requires...

Saturday Oct 5th, 7pm - 9pm

$125
for 2 students

Doll Making Workshop

at Chameleon Club Studio - Williamsburg 622 Broadway, Brooklyn, New York 11206

You will learn ceramic hand-building and figure sculpting techniques to create heads, hands and feet to be attached to a doll body that will be provided by the artist. Your pieces will be fired and completed for you. Note: You will leave your work to be fired and picked up or mailed to you once it’s done. Shipping fee not included in admission...

Saturday Sep 21st, 12pm - 3pm

Handbuilding and Surface

at Tribeca Clayworks - TriBeCa 120 Warren St, New York, New York 10007

Handbuilding is an ancient pottery-making technique that involves creating forms without a pottery wheel, using the hands, fingers, and simple tools. Handbuilding techniques allow for a wide range of creativity. Using press and hump molds, and other types of form aids you can create functional and sculpture work. We will also explore many surface...

Monday Sep 9th, 6:30pm - 9pm

  (10 sessions)
$400

10 sessions

Hand Building Intensive

at Chameleon Club Studio - Williamsburg 622 Broadway, Brooklyn, New York 11206

If pinch pots and coils are old news and you want to go deeper into the world of hand-building techniques join us for an advanced hand building course. You will learn more in depth tools for building, decorating and finishing your work, including an intro in different methods of painting, glazing, and adding color. Weather you want to make a series...

Tuesday Sep 3rd, 7pm - 9:30pm

  (3 sessions)
$180

3 sessions

Handbuilding and Wheel (Beginner/Intermediate)

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Play in the mud and discover the joy of working with your hands! Learn the fundamentals of ceramics and pottery in one of the best equipped studios in NYC. Study with expert teachers and learn the fundamentals of handbuilding and wheel techniques. Join our beginners’ classes for an introduction to the fundamentals of handbuilding techniques —...

Wednesday Sep 18th, 9am - 12pm

  (14 sessions)
$593

14 sessions

Handbuilding and Pottery Wheel for Adults

at Tribeca Clayworks - TriBeCa 120 Warren St, New York, New York 10007

This class will cover basic handbuilding techniques and all skills working on the pottery wheel. Developing skills through practice, we work individually with students so you can focus on which technique you prefer but  encourage exploring both. The class will cover glazing and finishing techniques but not as indepth as the surface class.The...

Monday Sep 9th, 6:30pm - 9pm

  (10 sessions)
$400

10 sessions

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Raku Handbuilding Workshop

at Staten Island MakerSpace - Stapleton 450 Front Street, Staten Island, New York 10304

This workshop is a hand-building class for all skill levels with raku clay. Over the course of 4 weeks, students will create a small body of work that will be fired in a raku kiln in MakerPark during a special 5th day event. Different non-traditional finishes will be discussed and all work will be created with these different techniques in mind. The...

Thursday Sep 19th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$215

4 sessions

Handbuilding & Pottery Wheel for Adults (Intermediate)

at Tribeca Clayworks - TriBeCa 120 Warren St, New York, New York 10007

Our classes are taught by professional ceramic artists in our fully equipped ceramic studio with pottery wheels, slab rollers, clay extruders, electric kilns and lots of space to work. This intermediate class is for students who have some experience on the wheel and handbuilding. Focusing on building the students individual skills, we will cover all...

Wednesday Sep 11th, 6:30pm - 9pm

  (10 sessions)
$400

10 sessions

Colored Porcelain Tableware Set Workshop

at Wilcoxson Brooklyn Ceramics - Greenpoint 67 West St Ground Fl #1, Brooklyn, New York 11222

This workshop is a hand building course using slabs of porcelain to build functional tableware, mainly tumblers, or cups, perfect for coffee, tea or any other beverage. In the workshop, we will apply colored clay "slips" to the surface of the cups and create decorative patterns in blue, black, gray and pink. Workshop participants will make at least...

Saturday Oct 12th, 10am - 4pm

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