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8 Week Advanced Handbuilding Workshop

at MostRecklessly - Bushwick 355 Stockholm St, New York, New York 11237

This is a perfect class for Potters to grow and expand on your handbuilding skills. During this session, The instructor will teach you advanced techniques of how to hand build & glaze your own ceramic pieces. This session includes access to tools, studio equipment, aprons, towels, etc. Students will have their own shelf area to store their clay...

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Dangly Earrings

at Annealed Studio - Cranford 107 Union Ave N, Cranford, New Jersey 07016

Enjoy making and wearing these simple and fun dangly earrings. Begin with the basics of opening, closing and assembling jump rings to form a pattern chain. The length and color of beads can be changed to match your style. (2+ hrs) Project Kit in Copper: $7.50 Project Kit in Sterling Silver: $25.00  Note: The price includes all the basics and...

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Metals: Fine Silver Granulation

at Annealed Studio - Cranford 107 Union Ave N, Cranford, New Jersey 07016

Granulation is the ancient technique of fusing small spheres of silver or gold onto a piece of jewelry to form a decorative element. In this workshop we will cover the process of making our own granules, preparation of the metals, fusing of fine silver and the granulation process itself. Come take a step back in time and learn this fascinating process....

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2 sessions

Sources of Inspiration (Int/Adv)

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

In this intermediate level handbuilding class, students pursue their own individual handbuilding projects with occasional class assignments and demonstrations. Instructor critiques, slides, readings, films and field trips are also included. Must be skilled in working with clay.

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8 sessions

Ceramics (Ages 9-14)

at Educational Alliance Art School - Lower East Side 197 East Broadway, New York, New York 10002

Explore the world of 3-dimensional art through clay. Create vessels using the slab or coil method. Try the pottery wheel and learn how to glaze your creations.

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8 sessions

Handbuilding Beg/Int

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

This class is an introduction to various methods of working with clay by hand such as coil and slab building. Students will learn surface techniques of slip painting and glazing as well as exploring their own ideas in clay.

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8 sessions

Figure Sculpture: Modeling from Life

at The Compleat Sculptor - Chelsea 110 West 19th Street Lower Level, New York, New York 10011

Welcome to Figure Sculpture! Beginners and masters alike!  This 4 week class will explore the fundamental techniques and traditions of figure sculpture working directly with the live model. Individualized instruction is tailored to  ability in a relaxed atmosphere Advanced and self-directed approaches are encouraged.   Emphasis...

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4 sessions

Adult Late Fall Combined Wheel & Hand Building

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

Between classes, students are welcome to practice at no additional charge, providing the studio is open and classes are not in session. This wheel session is 7 weeks for $305, plus a $40 Materials Fee, which includes clay, glazes, tools, and most firing fees.   Q&A Q: Can I take what I make home?  A: Yes, students glaze and...

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7 sessions

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Hamsa Pendant

at Annealed Studio - Cranford 107 Union Ave N, Cranford, New Jersey 07016

A Hamsa or a floral pendant are beautiful compliments to any outfit. Work with a 20-ton press to impress this beautiful image on a piece of metal. The studio has a number of impression dies to choose from in addition to the ones showcased in the image. Finish it up with a fun rope necklace or fancy it up with a sterling silver chain. Open to all...

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Children's Hand Building

at Stilclay - Greenpoint 67 West St Ste 601 , Brooklyn, New York 11222

Younger students will create functional, and sculptural objects by learning both basic, and advanced techniques. They will learn how to properly handle the material, and construct their ideas with clay. They build anything from head busts, to functional plant pots. We will assist them in building out their ideas.

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6 sessions

Stone Carving

at Educational Alliance Art School - Lower East Side 197 East Broadway, New York, New York 10002

Discover how the stone carving process can be a source of inspiration and even meditative. Learn effective techniques of traditional carving with hammer and chisels: cutting, shaping, filing and polishing. Students develop their vision for the final piece through a clay sketch, before carving the stone.

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9 sessions

Stop Motion Animation (7-12 yr olds)

at Children's Museum of the Arts - SoHo 103 Charlton St, New York, New York 10014

Learn how to create your own animated film, using a variety of 2-D and 3-D techniques. Experimenting with iStopMotion software on iPads and Mac computers, young artists will combine technology and craft to make toys, clay, found objects, and paper come to life on the big screen. Teaching Artists will guide students as they develop skills in narration,...

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14 sessions

Black and White Porcelain Coffee 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 tableware, mainly tumblers, or cups, perfect for coffee, tea or any other beverage. In the workshop, we will apply black clay "slips" to the surface of the cups and create decorative patterns in blue, black, gray, and  pink. Workshop participants will make at...

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Introduction to Wire Jewelry Design

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

Jewelry is the accessory that leaves the most room for expression, and it’s this expression that helped Gena find her creative niche between timeless and contemporary design. The wire looping and wrapping that Gena specializes in creates pieces that are exciting, inspiring, and honest. Each piece pulls together an array of mediums, like precious...

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8-Week Hand-building Workshop

at MostRecklessly - Bushwick 355 Stockholm St, New York, New York 11237

During this 8 week session you’ll learn how to create your very own one of a kind ceramic pieces from start to finish. Students will receive one 25lb bag of WHITE clay to use during the session. Additional colors available to purchase. During this session, Nicole will teach you how to hand build & glaze your pieces. This session includes...

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8 sessions

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