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Wheel

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. Due to space limitations, we cannot offer make-up or...

Wednesday Oct 27th, 10am - 1pm Eastern Time

  (7 sessions)
$350

7 sessions

Hand Building

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

Pinch, roll, coil, or flatten to make functional or sculptural pieces. Learn the basic hand building techniques with enough guidance to inspire your unique creativity. Between classes, students are welcome to practice at no additional charge, providing the studio is open and classes are not in session. Due to space limitations, we cannot offer make-up...

Sunday Oct 31st, 5:30pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time

  (7 sessions)
$350

7 sessions

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Adult Introductory Handbuilding Workshop

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

A great introduction to ceramics and the place to start. If you've always wanted to roll up your sleeves to have some fun working with clay, this is your opportunity. In this 2 1/2 hour Introductory Hand-Building workshop with our ceramic artists, you will learn many of the hand-building skills needed to make all kinds of functional and sculptural...

Wednesday Oct 27th, 6:30pm - 9pm Eastern Time

Figure Sculpting with Clay

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

Develop your skills in depicting the human form in clay.  This in-person studio class will explore sculpting a highly accurate nude figure or portraiture from photographic reference and templates. Student will learn the process of sculpting a full figure piece with an emphasis on achieving correct anatomical structure. Some pieces created as...

Tuesday Nov 16th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$250

4 sessions

Handbuilding and Wheel (Beginner)

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

Basic classes introduce fundamental handbuilding techniques, including pinch, coil and slab construction and throwing techniques for creating bowls, vases, cups, plates and more. Intermediate/advanced classes direct you in developing personal work along with advanced handbuilding and wheel techniques. All levels cover use of slips, glazes and surface...

Monday Nov 15th, 9am - 12pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$250

4 sessions

Handbuilding and Wheel (Beginner/Intermediate)

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

Students will explore the techniques of coiling, exploring box construction and how to use household items as molds for making functional and sculptural forms. Information will be useful and helpful once back in the studio. In addition to clay, students will need basic materials found at home. Prerequisite: two semesters of Handbuilding and Wheel...

Monday Nov 15th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$250

4 sessions

Independent Study Ceramics

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

An opportunity for advanced ceramic students to work independently during Open Studio. For Supply list, please CLICK HERE.

Monday Nov 15th, 10am - 1pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$250

4 sessions

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. Prerequisite: Two semesters of Handbuilding and Wheel Beginner. For the Supply List, please CLICK HERE All classes...

Tuesday Nov 16th, 10am - 1pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$250

4 sessions

Handbuilding and Wheel (Intermediate/Advanced)

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

Now that you have at least two semesters of Beginner/Intermediate Handbuilding and Wheel classes under your belt, you’re ready to move on to our more advanced classes. Working with world-class teaching artists, you’ll explore your personal voice through clay and learn how to develop personal work as you build on your skillset with more advanced...

Wednesday Nov 17th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$250

4 sessions

Enamel on Copper (3 Hour Private Workshop)

at Fitzgerald Jewelry - Williamsburg 243 Grand St, Brooklyn, New York 11211

A technique of applying powdered glass to metal and then torch or kiln firing it to it's melting point the enamel cools in brilliant colors to make an amazing decoration on your metalwork. The technique dates back to the time of the ancient Egyptians who used it on pottery and jewelry. Enamel on Copper (3 Hour Private): Learn how to apply enamel...

Saturday Oct 30th, 12pm - 3pm Eastern Time

Cloisonne Enamel (6 Hour Private)

at Fitzgerald Jewelry - Williamsburg 243 Grand St, Brooklyn, New York 11211

A technique of applying powdered glass to metal and then torch or kiln firing it to it's melting point the enamel cools in brilliant colors to make an amazing decoration on your metalwork. The technique dates back to the time of the ancient Egyptians who used it on pottery and jewelry. Cloisonne Enamel (6 Hour Private): Learn how to create a design...

Saturday Oct 30th, 11am - 5pm Eastern Time

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Intro Workshop: Wheel

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

Learn classic wheel throwing techniques used to make teapots, vases, coffee mugs, and practically any functional and sculptural works you can can imagine in a supportive, friendly environment. This "trial" class is a hands-on intensive wheel class taught by the school's expert instructors. Q&A Q: Can I take what I make home?  A: No,...

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$75

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Weekend Wheel Throwing Pottery (Saturday)

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

This workshop will introduce you to the basic skills of throwing on the potter's wheel. No prior experience is required. You will get to keep the bowl or cylinder you have successfully created. We will glaze and fired it for you with our glaze pick of the week and we will contact you approximately 3 weeks after the workshop when your piece is ready...

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$80

Intro Workshop: Handbuilding

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

Students attending this class will learn classic ceramics techniques used to make teapots, vases, coffee mugs, and practically any functional and sculptural works they can imagine. This class is "trial" class is a hands-on intensive (2 hours). "Handbuilding" is a process whereby the potter shapes, assembles and embellishes pots from clay that he or...

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$75

Handbuilding and Wheel

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

Students will get a feel for what goes on in classes and workshops with these bargain price trial sessions. This is risk-free shopping, try out a class to see how you like it before committing to a longer series. You’ll sample many techniques, but all work is recycled at the end of the class (You won't be able to keep what's made in class) Q&A...

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$35
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