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Colored Porcelain Pendant Lamp 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 objects. In the workshop, we will apply colored clay "slips" to the surface of the cups and create decorative patterns in blue, black, gray, pink and red. Workshop participants will make at least 2 pendant lamps (size: Ø4”x 7”H) that will be finished with glaze....

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$145

Family Clay Time

at Art Studios @ JCC Manhattan - Upper West Side 334 Amsterdam Ave, New York, New York 10023

Join us for this family clay class where you will work side-by-side with your child. Adults and children will make their own projects using hand-building techniques like slab, coil and pinching techniques, as well as trying out the potter's wheel. Project ideas include creatures, cups, mugs and vases. Important things to note: An adult must participate...

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$280

4 sessions

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Hand Building Workshops

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

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. Classes are offered weekly for those interested in hand...

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$75

Glaze and Surface Decoration Workshop

at Art Studios @ JCC Manhattan - Upper West Side 334 Amsterdam Ave, New York, New York 10023

If you're mystified by all of the glazing possibilities or just want to improve your success rate with the glazing methods you are already working in, register for this intensive workshop that will cover the basics.  Techniques in surface decoration will be taught first, and you will make samples to try them out. Mishima (Japanese inlay...

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$250

6 sessions

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Pottery Workshop: Plate It

at Art Studios @ JCC Manhattan - Upper West Side 334 Amsterdam Ave, New York, New York 10023

Learn slab-constructing methods, using textures, decorative edges, user-friendly shapes, and high/low fire glazes. Feature these plates for display, nightly use, or even on Shabbat. Easy-to-use techniques for the beginner or tricks for the advanced hand-builder.  Important Thing to Note: Firing fees not included.  Q&A Q: Is the school...

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$240

5 sessions

Tile Making Workshop

at Art Studios @ JCC Manhattan - Upper West Side 334 Amsterdam Ave, New York, New York 10023

You will learn to design your own relief tile and create a press mold to recreate your tile over and over again. You will learn how to take your sized design, transfer it onto the clay, carve and finesse it, and finally make a plaster mold of it. Creating a larger single signature tile will also be discussed. The decorative uses of these tiles are...

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$215

5 sessions

Talking with Students about Art

at The Jewish Museum - Upper East Side 1109 5th Ave, New York, New York 10128

Join us for a workshop that will provide tools and takeaways for leading discussions about visual art with your students. View works of art in Scenes from the Collection and explore the history of the Museum’s holdings of nearly 30,000 works of art and objects. Following the tour, educators will participate in an art workshop.

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$12

Introduction to Architectural Ceramics: Gothic

at Art Studios @ JCC Manhattan - Upper West Side 334 Amsterdam Ave, New York, New York 10023

Students will learn about several Gothic building examples and the historical period architecture details by creating Gothic windows, tracery, buttresses, crenelation and more in clay. This is the first half of a two-part course objective in which you will explore the three-dimensional form of period building architecture through clay sculpture. Then...

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$20

Alteration Techniques and Surface Decoration

at Choplet Ceramic Studio - Williamsburg 238 Grand St, Brooklyn, New York 11211

During this special summer 8-weeks workshop, students will explore shape alteration techniques for wheel and hand building construction. Participants will also experiment with the basics of neriage/ nerikomi and mixed clay bodies as well as carving, inlay and sgraffito techniques. Illustrative and pattern based designs will be achieved through stencil...

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$300

8 sessions

Workshop with Bill Tersteeg

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

An accomplished ceramic artist who will share unique hand building techniques as he demonstrates how to make and decorate a musical dragon. Because of their structure and length, the dragons can be used as musical horns, adding to their charm. These dragons — standing as tall as 2 feet high — are sturdy cones of clay made without seams. This...

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$100

Integrated Sculpture and Wheel Throwing

at Choplet Ceramic Studio - Williamsburg 238 Grand St, Brooklyn, New York 11211

This class will be focused on the power of observation and is based on working from models. Students will learn to sculpt anatomy figure such as heads, bust, feet etc, but also natural elements such as flowers, branches, or really anything you can come up with. Students can bring 3 Dimensional inspiration objects or pictures.  The class will...

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$330

8 sessions

Teens: Wheel/Hand Ceramics Day Camp (Ages 10-14)

at Choplet Ceramic Studio - Williamsburg 238 Grand St, Brooklyn, New York 11211

Children are invited to join a professional ceramic studio and explore the numerous possibilities clay has to offer, such as hand building, sculpting, tile/mosaic making, decorating and glazing, and wheel throwing. At our facility, students have the satisfaction of creating an artwork from scratch and bringing it to its final completion. Every day...

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$390

5 sessions

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Hand Building Friday Late Fall 2015

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

Hand building for the Holidays --- a short course on slab building to make holiday gifts. In this course you will learn the slab technique in hand building to create quick and successful functional or sculptural pieces that make great gifts. The first three classes will be for creating and class 4 will cover glazing. Between classes, students are...

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$160

Immigration & Displacement in Israeli Art

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

Explore diverse artworks by migrant artists that focus on the theme of migration and displacement, and uncover themes of identity-politics and multiculturalism. The lecture invites the audience to reflect on their personal experience of first hand or second hand immigration and how it has shaped their world-view and self-identity. The lecturer will...

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$45

Pottery and Sculpture: Intensive (14-17 year olds)

at Art Studios @ JCC Manhattan - Upper West Side 334 Amsterdam Ave, New York, New York 10023

Learn to make simple forms as well as lots of other projects through hand building. If you haven’t tried throwing a pot on the wheel yet, grab a friend and learn how to use the pottery wheel with the amazing Ms. Lee. Using the Ceramics Studio puts you in a professional setting that you just don’t experience at school. A day to return and...

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$315

5 sessions

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