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Wheel | Late Spring

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

Try your hand at throwing on the wheel. Learn all the techniques of professional potters, including how to make functional pieces, like mugs, vases, and bowls. Between classes, students are welcome to practice at no additional charge, providing the studio is open and classes are not in session. Note:  There is a $40 material fee which includes...

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$330

8 sessions

Porcelain Vase 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 vases. 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 the workshop,...

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$95

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Hand-formed Ceramics

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

During a six-session weekly course, participants will learn traditional hand-building ceramic techniques that have been developed over thousands of years by cultures around the world. Starting with inspiration from the Newark Museum’s ceramic collections, participants will create functional and decorative objects using pinch-pot, slab-building,...

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$175

6 sessions

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...

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$360

12 sessions

Wheel (All Levels)

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. Beginner classes begin with fundamentals; new forms and glazing and deco-rating 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...

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$620

14 sessions

Mixed Media Sculpture: Tiny Worlds

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

Use a variety of materials to create miniature sculptures of imaginary landscapes and familiar spaces. Explore historical traditions from dioramas and dollhouses to folk art, as well as the miniature work of contemporary artists such as Liliana Porter, Walter Martin and Paloma Munoz, Patrick Jacobs, Do Ho Suh and Charles LeDray. Delve into topics...

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$250

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Intro to Stop Motion

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

Learn how to create an animated film using a variety of 2D and 3D stop motion animation techniques!  Experimenting with iStopmotion, young artists will discover how to make toys, clay, found objects, and paper come to life on the screen. They will develop skills in narration and story development as they brainstorm and storyboard ideas for each...

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$595

5 sessions

One Billet Wonder

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

This short, but intensive class is a great introduction to the process of open face casting. Starting with developing a 5”x10” sculptural design in clay, students will then create an open face mold into which a clear or colored billet (slab) of glass will be placed and heated in a kiln to create a 3 dimensional form.  Hands on work will be...

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$560

2 sessions

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Wheel l Spring

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

Try your hand at throwing on the wheel. Learn all the techniques of professional potters, including how to make functional pieces, like mugs, vases, and bowls. Between classes, students are welcome to practice at no additional charge, providing the studio is open and classes are not in session. Each wheel session is 8 weeks. Due to space limitations,...

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$370

8 sessions

Introduction to Traditional Water Gilding

at Charles Douglas Gilding Studio - Murray Hill 381 Park Ave S #1301 13th Fl, New York, New York 10016

This popular 3-Day Workshop takes students through each step of the ancient method of water gilding from gesso and clay bole to laying and burnishing 23kt gold leaf. All materials, gold leaf, and use of tools included.

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$750

3 sessions

Whimsical Sculpture

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

Students will be assisted to create a figurative bust of a female or male sculpture. First a basic and simplified base will be assembled using plaster molds and slabs of clay draped over the molds. Exaggerated features will be added to face and half body to create whimsical sculptures. This is a fun class and is open to all skill levels.

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$528

11 sessions

Elegant Cuff

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

Come in and make your own elegant cuff using the Potter USA 20-ton press. During this project you will experience using pancake dies to cut out the cuff shape and bracelet forming tools to add the anti-clastic bend.   Open to all levels.  Project kit fee:  $10.00 for cuff in copper $50.00 for cuff in sterling silver Note:...

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$40

Kids: Drawing and 3D Cartoon Character Design

at Creatively Wild Art Studio Dumbo - DUMBO 98 Water St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

Full Course Name: Kids: Drawing and 3D Cartoon Character Design: Create Your Own Superhero The perfect class for kids who love cartoons & comic book heroes. In the first few weeks of this class our focus will be learning how to draw a cartoon Character of your own design: Superheroes, Aliens or Robots... Villains, you decide! Explore how...

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$75

NJ Pendant & Earrings (Project)

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

Make Your Own Project - NJ Pendant & Earrings (duration 2 hrs) Check out this NJ charm!  The size and shape are perfect for a necklace and matching earrings. Use one of our many pancake dies with the 20-ton press to stamp out the Garden State. Perfect to share with young budding jeweler (12 yrs+). Price does not include Project kit: ...

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$72

Impression Die Cuff (Workshop)

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

Make an impression with a handmade anti-clastic cuff. Students will learn to pattern metal with a rolling mill, use the 20-ton hydraulic press with our large collection of impression and pancake dies dies to create a visual center/cuff and to rivet both parts together.    All levels are welcome.  Required Materials: $10.00 materials...

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$120
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