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Clay Wall Hanging Workshop

at Brooklyn Craft Company - Greenpoint 165 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11222

If you've been wanting to create with clay but you don't have access to a kiln, this is the process for you! Learn to work with oven-bake clay as you design and create your own modern clay wall hanging in this three-hour workshop.  You'll learn:  How to mix clay colors to create custom blends including marbling, dots, swirls...

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$55

Pottery Wheel

at AlterWork Studios - Astoria 30-09 35th Ave, Long Island City, New York 11106

This class will introduce you to the skills needed to center, form shapes, trim and finish pots using the wheel. You will also learn decorating and glazing techniques to be able to complete your own pot, bowl or cup by the end of the session. Includes clay, 2 firings, tools, glazes, storage, 18 hours of studio time. We are a working art studio and...

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$375

6 sessions

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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...

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$350

5 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....

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$227

6 sessions

Intro to Ceramic Wheel Throwing

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

This class is designed for those new to the wheel, or who have not been on a wheel in a while. We will focus on centering the clay, learning to pull the clay into a cylinder and throwing a basic form. This workshop is open to anyone 18 and up.

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$195

5 sessions

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Wheel Thrown Pottery (Ages 15+)

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

During a six-session weekly course, 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. Registration includes instruction, use...

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$175

4 sessions

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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$175

4 sessions

Photographing Birds

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx 2950 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

Discover a variety of techniques that will help you create stunning photos of the birds you spot. Photographer Clay Taylor will discuss what type of light, vantage point, and gear will help you produce shots that are most true to life.  We'll also discuss best practices for composition, including when to fill your frame with the bird or and...

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$95

Visiting Artist Workshop: Alberto Bustos

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

In his Master Class Alberto Bustos will demonstrate: Stretching technique for plates and filaments (square and flat) Different sculptural applications Using Kanthal wire for clamping brackets and formwork Application of color pigments in wet clay, sieve, toothbrush, drag technique... Stony textures with organic elements such as biscuits, sugar,...

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$195

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Mold to Kiln and Back Again

at UrbanGlass - Fort Greene 647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

Many objects, forms, and materials can be translated into glass through the art of mold making. This two-day intensive workshop is packed with information about basic mold making for kiln casting. Students will be working with clay and wax to create positives to directly translate into glass. Students will then learn how to hand-build two high-fire...

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$560

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

Handbuilding & Pottery Wheel for Adults (Intermediate)

at Tribeca Clayworks - TriBeCa 120 Warren St, New York, New York 10007

Our classes are taught by professional ceramic artists in our fully equipped ceramic studio with pottery wheels, slab rollers, clay extruders, electric kilns and lots of space to work. This intermediate class is for students who have some experience on the wheel and handbuilding. Focusing on building the students individual skills, we will cover all...

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$400

10 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

10 sessions

Wheel and Hand Building (Beginner and Intermediate)

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

Learn to throw bowls, cylinders, vases and plates on the potter's wheel as well as the fundamentals of handbuilding techniques such as slab, pinch, coil and extrusion fabrication. Basic surface decoration and glazing techniques will also be demonstrated. Satisfy your curiosity and experience a fun and thorough introduction to ceramics. Q&A ...

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$330

8 sessions

Raku Handbuilding Workshop

at Staten Island MakerSpace - Stapleton 450 Front Street, 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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