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Porcelain Jewelry

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

Using porcelain clay, learn techniques for making jewelry of your own design. In this class, students of all levels create a unique pendant, necklace, ring, earrings or sculptural piece. We explore a variety of forming and decorative techniques including solid and hollow beads, stamps and molds, extrusions, and marbleized clay. Some supplies and...

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$393

10 sessions

Human Anatomy: Constructing an Ecorché

at New York Academy of Art - TriBeCa 111 Franklin St, New York, New York 10013

Through construction of a head ecorche we explore the anatomy and structure of the head, neck and facial features. Working with human skulls as a model, we sculpt a life-size skull in plasteline on a wire armature. We then create the mouth, eye, nose and ear. Finally facial muscles and some neck and throat muscles are added. The instructor places...

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$595

12 sessions

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Mold Blowing and Casting in the Hotshop

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

This class will discuss mold blowing and casting with hot glass into sand. Students will learn how to implement basic mold processes to capture form and detail with hot glass. We will start by creating a form in clay and making a basic blow mold of that form. Students will then get quickly acquainted to the hot shop and will blow their forms in hot...

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$890

5 sessions

Terracotta

at New York School of the Arts - Upper East Side 315 E 62nd St 2nd Fl, New York, New York 10065

Learn the basic traditional technique of terracotta sculpture, including clay-work skills, modeling, and handling the process of the clay from wet to dry then baked in a kiln. Through demonstration and individual instruction, you will learn to make a complete sculpture in terracotta. Sculpture in a variety of styles will be encouraged. Open to...

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$350

4 sessions

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Ceramics for Beginners

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

If you’re brand new to ceramics and want to try a class in a fun and social environment, here’s the best way to start! This class is the perfect way to find out how you like getting your hands dirty while learning about the exciting world of clay. You’ll get an introduction to the basics of handbuilding and wheel throwing in a single, accessibly-priced...

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$30

Beginner Hand-Building Workshop

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

Hand-building is an ancient art of creating objects out of clay with just simply your hands and some basic tools. Unlike wheel- throwing, hand-building allows for numerous variations in form so come in ready to experiment and explore. This 3-hour beginner workshop will show you some basic hand building clay methods to get your started with this beautiful...

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$65

Wheel (Intermediate/Advanced)

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. 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. Disclaimer:  Our studios come equipped with 25 electric potters' wheels, a gas reduction kiln and three electric...

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$593

13 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

Kids: Wheel/Hand Ceramic Day Camp (Ages 4-6)

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...

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$390

5 sessions

Ceramic Music Box

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

Bring your family to the ceramics studios for a fun workshop making a kinetic ceramic sculpture with music works. You’ll choose a tune and then together create your own clay sculptures. You’ll sculpt and paint your creations and then our artists will glaze and fire your works which will be ready for pick up 10 days after the class. $75 per one...

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$75

Experimental Wax: Workable Molds

at Brooklyn Metal Works - Prospect Heights 640 Dean St 2nd Fl, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Capture textures and expressive marks in one-time use molds for wax casting. Students will explore carving, drawing, and stamping into clay to create molds. Designs will be customized through the hands-on process of wax casting and wax modeling techniques. Once in metal, cleanup techniques, surface embellishments, and final finishes will complete the...

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$325

5 sessions

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

Open Studio – Figure Sculpture

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

Participants work without instruction from a long-term pose. The fee for this program includes models fee, clay and firing of a small scale terra cotta sculpture. Participants are welcome to draw or paint from the same pose.  Materials and firing are included in monthly fee. Join at any time throughout the year. Register for the full month, and...

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$140

4 sessions

Lucky Penny (Ages 8+)

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

Make a colorful charm out of an old penny (prior to 1981). Work with our instructor to learn basic enameling skills and make a vibrant one-of-a-kind pendant. Perfect for the young budding jeweler (8 yrs+). Please Note: The price includes all the basics and a kit with the amount of Copper/brass metal they need for the core project. They will need to...

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$35

Afternoon Snack Bowl 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, perfect for snacks or fruits. 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 bowls that will be finished with...

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$75
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