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This intense two-day workshop will give basic working knowledge of how to construct sculpture for firing. Day one will include a demonstration-technique such as wheel throwing, coil building will be shown. Glazing techniques will also be demonstrated. The rest of the weekend the students will explore these techniques for themselves.Note: Please req

+3000 pts
Sa.Su.   Sep 6th - Sep 7th, 10am

You will learn the technique of modeling small sketches in clay from perception. The sessions are four hours long. A work is kept at the end of each session for firing in the kiln. The elements of the clay sketch as seen in classic examples from the past are studied in relation to technique and spontaneity as well as vision. The form qual

+16250 pts
M.T.W.Th.F.Sa.   Sep 2nd - Sep 12th, 9am
All levels

Sculpting directly in plaster is an exciting, immediate way to create a permanent artwork. Plaster allows the flexibility of softer modeling materials such as clay, and the capacity for detail and refi nement found in harder material such as stone.  Once mastered, plaster is liberating to work with, giving the artist the best qualities of se

+2750 pts
Sa.Su.   Sep 20th - Sep 21st, 10am
All levels

This class will teach you the Composition and movement, Proportion and scale, Weight and balance, Structure and symmetry, Tone, line and perspective of every piece you make. Using conceptual geometric modeling, the students will study the body. This intensive workshop focused on furthering the understanding of ''sculptural idea'', using human forms

+5500 pts
M.   Sep 15th - Dec 1st, 6:30pm
All levels
Monday September 15 6:30pm - 9:30pm 11 Sessions $550
Thursday September 18 6:30pm - 9:30pm 11 Sessions $550
Other Dates (2)

Explore the basics of flameworking borosilicate glass in this great introductory course. Classroom time will be dedicated to safety while becoming familiar with tools, equipment, and technique. There will be an emphasis on finding each student's individual voice with the material as we learn through repetition about advancing hand skills. Students

+6650 pts
T.   Sep 2nd - Oct 7th, 6pm
Tuesday September 2 6pm - 9pm 6 Sessions $665
Wednesday October 15 6:30pm - 9:30pm 6 Sessions $665
Other Dates (2)

In this introductory class students will create glass sculptures through the kilnforming techniques of fusing, slumping, and simple open-faced mold making. The course begins with an introduction to the processes for fusing and slumping glass followed by the more extensive methods of mold making for kiln casting. Students will work on a variety of p

+6950 pts
T.   Nov 4th - Dec 9th, 6pm
All levels

This introduction to sculpture will incorporate basic hand building techniques to create forms and figures in abstract, realistic, anthropomorphic, or animal shapes.  No previous experience is necessary. Focus will be on free-standing, non-functional sculpture.Price Options: Students in the adult classes will require their own tools. A be

+1500 pts
M.   Sep 1st - Sep 8th, 7pm
All levels
Monday September 1 7pm - 9pm 2 Sessions $150
Monday September 1 7pm - 9pm 2 Sessions $170
Wednesday September 3 7pm - 9pm 2 Sessions $150
Wednesday September 3 7pm - 9pm 2 Sessions $170
Monday November 3 7pm - 9pm 2 Sessions $150
Monday November 3 7pm - 9pm 2 Sessions $170
Wednesday November 5 7pm - 9pm 2 Sessions $150
Wednesday November 5 7pm - 9pm 2 Sessions $170
Other Dates (8)

This intensive workshop consists of a demonstration and a lecture with hands on sculpting. The course is designed to acquaint the beginner with the basics of figurative sculpture while helping more advanced students deepen their understanding of the figure. Anatomy, proportion, gesture and form will be addressed as well as capturing a likeness to t

+300 pts
Su.   Oct 5th, 1pm
All levels
Sunday October 5 1pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $30
Saturday October 11 10am - 4:30pm 2 Sessions $300
Other Dates (2)

This workshop consists of two parts: a demonstration and a two day intensive workshop. The basics of sculpted portraiture such as armature and tools will be addressed, in addition to the artistic nuances of capturing the essence of a specific person. During the demo the instructor will sculpt a portrait from the live model, and focus on the chal

+300 pts
Sa.   Oct 18th, 1pm
All levels
Saturday October 18 1pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $30
Saturday October 25 10am - 4:30pm 2 Sessions $300
Other Dates (2)

You will learn basic modeling techniques, issues of form, figure/ground relationships, proportion, balance, movement and gravity. Students work in clay from a live model.In the first classes, students discuss Gaudier-Brzeska’s one-page history of art from Egypt to Epstein. Students are asked to memorize the first three sentences: “Sculptural

+5500 pts
Sa.   Sep 20th - Dec 6th, 10am
All levels

Turn your screen printed fabrics, textile scraps and even old t-shirts into 3-dimensional stuffed and stitched forms of your own vision and design. In 3, 2.5 hour sessions, you will learn a vocabulary of embroidery stitches; alternative techniques to screen printing for transferring photographs, drawings and imagery onto fabric; and tools and techn

+1650 pts
M.   Sep 15th - Sep 29th, 6:30pm
All levels

Learn to sculpt expressive, anatomically accurate horses with the aid of live models of all shapes, colors, and sizes right in-studio! This class takes place at an active horse stable in the heart of Manhattan. All skill levels are welcomed, and all the basics of creating a sculpture will be taught: building an armature, building sculptural muscl

+600 pts
T.   Aug 26th, 7pm
All levels
Tuesday August 26 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $60
Tuesday August 26 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $210
Tuesday September 2 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $60
Tuesday September 2 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $210
Tuesday September 9 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $60
Tuesday September 9 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $210
Tuesday September 16 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $60
Tuesday September 16 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $210
Tuesday September 23 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $60
Tuesday September 23 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $210
Tuesday September 30 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $60
Tuesday September 30 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $210
Tuesday October 7 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $60
Tuesday October 7 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $210
Other Dates (14)

This two day intensive course will focus on realizing ideas with an emphasis on the fundamentals and nuances of traditional Venetian hot sculpting. Daily demonstrations and discussions will encourage students to conceptualize and explore their ideas through different hot sculpting techniques while using Effetre glass from the furnace. From color ap

+3900 pts
Sa.Su.   Aug 30th - Aug 31st, 11am

Cold working is used to finish blown and kilnformed pieces, but can also be the means of sculpting glass from start to finish. In this course, students will learn basic glass cold working techniques such as drilling, cutting, grinding, shaping and polishing using machinery, gluing techniques will also be covered. Individual projects will support su

+5650 pts
Sa.   Nov 1st - Dec 13th, 12pm

This workshop will explore the sculptural possibilities of wax and encaustic. Rigid and absorbent when dry, plaster cloth makes a wonderful support for dimensional encaustic work. In this three-day workshop, participants will work with this versatile material to create 3D forms and reliefs that can stand alone or be incorporated into encaustic pane

+4550 pts
W.Th.F.   Oct 22nd - Oct 24th, 10am
All levels

Students will be taught the fundamentals of wedging, centering, lifting, trimming and glazing in the wheel class. In handbuilding, students will learn slab, pinching and coil techniques without the use of the potter’s wheel. In addition to being exposed to a working pottery studio, each student will receive individualized instructions according t

+3700 pts
Su.   Sep 14th - Nov 30th, 10am
All levels
Sunday September 14 10am - 12pm 12 Sessions $370
Monday September 15 10:30am - 12:30pm 12 Sessions $370
Monday September 15 6:30pm - 8:30pm 12 Sessions $370
Tuesday September 16 10:30am - 12:30pm 12 Sessions $370
Tuesday September 16 6:30pm - 8:30pm 12 Sessions $370
Wednesday September 17 7pm - 9pm 12 Sessions $370
Thursday September 18 7pm - 9pm 12 Sessions $370
Saturday September 20 10am - 12pm 12 Sessions $370
Other Dates (8)

You are bringing in your cube and taking it to the next level. Including an introduction to tig welding, where you are filling the pits in your cube from your first Cube Class and then detailing the cube with a high-end finish. Your inside and outside corners will be like nobody's business. Skills will concentrate on final sanding, fast corner fili

+1750 pts
T.   Aug 26th, 7:15pm
All levels

This 4-day intensive workshop is designed for students ready to challenge themselves in the hot shop. Daily demonstrations and technical theory will provide the groundwork for students to develop skills in goblet construction and strategies for cup assembly. Blowing thinner, faster and more accurate will be emphasized along with teamwork and effici

+5950 pts
M.F.Sa.Su.   Oct 3rd - Oct 6th, 11am

This workshop will address methods of casting and building using Aqua Resin. The class will cover the basics of: pattern making, mold making, mixing ratios, foam-coating, joining of disparate parts, and the painting/patina of finished work. This environmentally green, lightweight but durable compound material can be used in sculpture, painting

+2850 pts
Sa.Su.   Sep 13th - Sep 14th, 10am

This course introduces students to the powerful storytelling medium that is claymation/stop motion animation. Over the course of the semester, they will develop a short animated film from beginning to end. In all children's classes there will be a few minutes of greeting time and settling in prior to beginning the project. Clean up time is also inc

+4200 pts
T.   Sep 9th - Jan 6th, 3:30pm
All levels
Need help finding a class? Call 212-729-4088 or email [email protected]