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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

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Adult Pottery

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

Various throwing projects, glazing and surface techniques will be explored in all of the classes. All classes focus on wheel throwing techniques and accommodate skill levels from beginners to very advanced. Our small group size ensures individual guidance.  When registering for a pottery class, please choose the class day and time that best...

Monday Sep 9th, 2:30pm - 4:30pm

  (8 sessions)
$450

8 sessions

Introduction to Ceramics

at Newark Museum - Newark 49 Washington St, Newark, New Jersey 07102

During a six-session weekly course, participants will learn the foundational hand-building and wheel throwing ceramic techniques. Starting with inspiration from the Newark Museum’s ceramic collections, participants will create functional and decorative objects using pinch-pot, slab-building, coil-building, and wheel throwing methods. The course will...

Thursday Sep 5th, 10am - 1pm

  (6 sessions)
$200

6 sessions

Wheel (Beginner)

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

Master the art of working on the potter’s wheel. Basic classes begin with fundamentals; new forms and glazing and decorating techniques are demonstrated each week. In intermediate/advanced classes, fine-tune your throwing skills and explore a variety of vessel forms. Investigate complex surface-decorating techniques and foster a personal style....

Saturday Sep 28th, 1:30pm - 4pm

  (6 sessions)
$280

6 sessions

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

Pottery Wheel: Beginner/Intermediate

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

Whether you are a complete beginner, or have some experience but want to expand your wheel throwing skills, this class is for you! This class will cover the basics of throwing on the wheel, and will build upon those skills with demos of intermediate-level throwing and glazing techniques. One-on-one attention is provided by the instructor and you will...

Friday Sep 13th, 9:30am - 12:30pm

  (8 sessions)
$384

8 sessions

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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

Wheel Throwing (Intensive)

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

Join us for small class wheel throwing serious fun. With a maximum of 10 participants, this 15 hours program is the perfect class for beginners and intermediate level students who would like to learn or perfect their skills on the potter’s wheel, in a short time period. Evening Sessions: Evening classes will meet twice a week for 2 weeks. An additional...

Monday Sep 16th, 10am - 1pm

  (5 sessions)
$350

5 sessions

Weekend Wheel Throwing Pottery (Saturday)

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

This workshop will introduce you to the basic skills of throwing on the potter's wheel. No prior experience is required. You will get to keep the bowl or cylinder you have successfully created.  We will glaze and fired it for you with our glaze pick of the week and we will contact you approximately 2 weeks after the workshop when your piece is...

Saturday Sep 14th, 10am - 12pm

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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 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

Pottery Wheel (Intermediate/Advanced)

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

Learning to throw on the wheel can be a challenge, but the payoff of practice is the ultimate reward: handmade pottery you will love to use. Students will be introduced to the important basics of wedging, centering, throwing a basic form, trimming, and glazing bowls, cups, and containers. Basic handbuilding techniques also covered.

Tuesday Sep 10th, 10am - 1pm

  (12 sessions)
$576

12 sessions

Ceramics: Intermediate

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

This class is set up for students who have begun to develop a personal style and aesthetic in the medium of wheel or sculpture. Participants will work independently on projects, helping them to master more advanced techniques. One-on-one attention is provided by the instructor.  For students who have taken a beginner course or are at a beginner/intermediate...

Wednesday Sep 4th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (7 sessions)
$336

7 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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