Intro Workshop: Handbuilding

at La Mano Pottery - Chelsea

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$75 5 seats left
Start Date:

Sat, Oct 19, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Location:
Chelsea, Manhattan
110 W 26th St
Btwn 6th & 7th Avenues
New York, New York 10001
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 6

What you'll learn in this handbuilding class:

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 he or she has molded into flat sheets, rolls, coils or other shapes. Handbuilding is generally more time intensive than other potter techniques. Also, the finished product tends to show imperfections and irregularities that distinguish handbuilt pieces from ceramic art made using a potter's wheel. 

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Q: Can I take what I make home? 
A:
 Yes, students do have the option to keep the pieces they make for an additional $15 glazing/finishing fee per piece.

Q: Do we make our own ceramic pot?
A: 
Yes!

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Refund Policy

You must cancel at least 7 days before the course start date in order to receive a full refund. If the cancellation is made less than 7 days before the start date, half of the course fee will be forfeited and half will be held as credit to your account for future registrations (expires after 6 months). No refunds/credits once a course/workshop has begun.

For Sunday One Day Workshops, no refunds or rescheduling less than 3 days before a workshop start date. No refunds/credits will be given once a workshop has happened.

The $50 materials fee is non-refundable in 8-week session classes. This policy does not apply to Intro classes

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Start Dates (14)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:00pm - 8:00pm TBD 1 $75
6:00pm - 8:00pm TBD 1 $75
6:00pm - 8:00pm TBD 1 $75
6:00pm - 8:00pm TBD 1 $75
6:00pm - 8:00pm Timberly Stephens 1 $75
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:00pm - 8:00pm Doreen Baskin 1 $75
6:00pm - 8:00pm Sivan Dayan 1 $75
6:00pm - 8:00pm Monica Freisem 1 $75
6:00pm - 8:00pm Doreen Baskin 1 $75
6:00pm - 8:00pm Monica Freisem 1 $75
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:00pm - 8:00pm Doreen Baskin 1 $75
6:00pm - 8:00pm David Hollingsworth 1 $75
6:00pm - 8:00pm Doreen Baskin 1 $75
6:00pm - 8:00pm Simone Cuevas 1 $75

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Reviews of Classes at La Mano Pottery (114)

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Intro Workshop: Handbuilding
Reviewed by Anonymous on 8/7/2019
This place seems to be pretty unstructured, and the woman by the front desk was pretty rude too. However, the space itself is clean, spacious and comfortable to be in.
Intro Workshop: Handbuilding
Reviewed by Anonymous on 6/10/2019
Instructor was rude and the whole class is rushed
Intro Workshop: Handbuilding
Reviewed by Anonymous on 1/13/2019
I think it was over priced, considering that you have to pay extra to take what you've built after $75 worth class for pottery.
Intro Workshop: Handbuilding
Reviewed by Anna D. on 11/3/2018
I really liked this class! It was fun and casual and I got a lot out of it
Intro Workshop: Handbuilding
Reviewed by Barbara F. on 3/18/2018
It was entertaining and easy to follow. Good way to learn something new!
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La Mano Pottery is a full service ceramic studio located in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City. Opened in 1998, La Mano provides a welcoming studio environment for beginners and experienced potters. Here, everyone can relax, learn, and enhance their creativity while working with clay.

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