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Ceramics and Clay Sculpting: The Art of Ceramics

at Craftsman Ave - Gowanus 117B 11th St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

Understanding ceramics begins with an understanding of the clay you’re working with. In this class, Danielle will introduce the basic techniques for working with clay. How to build unique forms and objects by coil building, pinching, and slab construction. This class is directed by the objects each student chooses to create. Danielle will guide...

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$165

2 sessions

Beginner/Intermediate Mold Making Workshop

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

If you are thinking about commercializing one of your design or wish to introduce shape repetition in your creative endeavor, then the mold making workshop is for you! This workshop offers an opportunity to make your own two or three piece plaster mold and learn to use it with slip clay. We will also demonstrate how to clean the cast piece as well...

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$285

2 sessions

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Raku Handbuilding Workshop

at Staten Island MakerSpace - Stapleton 450 Front St, 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...

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$215

4 sessions

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Porcelain Trinket Dish and 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 objects. In the workshop, we will apply colored clay "slips" to the surface and create decorative patterns in blue, black, gray, and pink. Workshop participants will make at least 2 vases that will be finished with glaze. The vases can be picked up 2 weeks after...

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$75

Form and Surface

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

This class will focus on developing forms and building relationships with surfaces. We’ll delve into techniques; slips, oxides, waxes, inlays and complex glazing. This will give you the opportunity to really experiment and establish new ways of working with cone 10. Supply List

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$215

6 sessions

Hand Building | Summer

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

Students attending this class will learn to create unique ceramic pieces using traditional pottery techniques, including pinching, coils, and slabs. This 2-hour class will teach students unique ceramics pieces. Handbuilding methods will be explored in this class. Q&A Q: Can I take what I make home?  A: Yes, students glaze and...

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$330

8 sessions

Ceramic Form & Function

at Wagner College Lifelong Learning - Grymes Hill 1 Campus Rd, Staten Island, New York 10301

Explore the transformational qualities of clay by experimenting with form, volume, and surface. This class is designed with the beginner in mind but is also appropriate for the more experienced artist.  Instruction in handbuilding and/or wheel throwing techniques will be offered. Have fun creating unique handmade sculptures, vessels, or pots...

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$379

8 sessions

Mold Making and Slip Casting: Pottery Workshop

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

During this 2 days mold making workshop, you will make your own mold of the prototype you bring and also learn to slip cast. The prototype can be made in clay but you can also use industrial objects or nature elements, the possibilities are almost endless. Q&A Q: Is there a minimum age requirement to attend your classes?  A: Our classes...

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$240

2 sessions

Clay Workshop: Saturday Night Play in Clay

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

Students attending this class will learn how to make a couple of mugs, some tumblers, a large or small plate, a pitcher or a vase out of clay. In this class, students will make mugs, decorate it, and instructors will glaze it for them to pick up in a week. That’s how simple it is! Q&A Q: Is the school disability-friendly?  A: Yes....

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$60

Ceramic Wheel Throwing Intensive

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

This 6-week advanced ceramic wheel throwing intensive class is the next step for those who took the intro to wheel class or for those who have experience on the wheel but want to sharpen their skills. Students will be shown how to take the basic forms taught to them at the intro class to a higher, more refined level. Adding more definition to a character...

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$295

6 sessions

Wheel and Hand Building (All Level)

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

Wheel Throwing - Hand Building - Tile - Sculpture Learn to create pieces using either hand building, throwing or a combination of both that can be used for either functional or sculptural work. Surface decoration techniques demonstrated will include applied texture, colored slips and glaze application. You are encouraged to let your instructor know...

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$360

8 sessions

Wheel: Beginning/Intermediate

at West Side YMCA - Community Arts - Midtown 5 W 63rd St, New York, New York 10023

Beginners will learn the basic skills of throwing on the potter’s wheel and glazing techniques. Intermediate students will work on individual projects to further develop their skills and unique personal expression. Demos and critiques will be given regularly.

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$360

8 sessions

Ceramic Sculpture: Clay and the Object

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

This course provides students with a foundation in the ceramics process from a sculptural perspective. We explore the integration of ready made objects and mixed media into clay, questioning both sculpture and clay as vehicles for getting desired results. Handbuilding techniques are the focus of sculptural construction. Material problem solving leads...

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$235

8 sessions

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Kids Beginner Clay

at RNK Ceramics - Sunnyside 34-09 Queens Blvd At 34th Street, Long Island City, New York 11101

This workshop is a beginning handbuilding course. You will learn classic ceramic techniques such as coiling, slabbing and pinching to make a one of a kind planter.  All materials will be provided for this class, however you should wear clothing that you can get messy in. Paper will be provided for sketching basic designs, but feel free to bring...

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$55

Introduction to Wheel Thrown Pottery

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

Participants will learn techniques for wheel thrown pottery. Starting with inspiration from the Newark Museum’s ceramic collections, participants will create functional and decorative objects using throwing methods to stretch and bend clay as it spins on a potter’s wheel. The course will cover the basics of working with clay and allow participants...

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$200

6 sessions

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