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Textured Mug

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at GnarWare Workshop - Online Online, Chicago, Illinois 00000

This is a two hour class that explores creating a hand built mug, and using fabric and things at your home to create textures on the surface. Participants receive 5 lbs of clay, which they can pick up from GnarWare by coordinating with Liz McCarthy. Frenchy will send you info on what you should gather at home for tools. Once you sign up, you will receive...

Friday Dec 18th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Central Time

Ghada Amer: Ceramics

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at 92nd Street Y - Online Online Classroom, New York, New York 00000

Ghada Amer was born in Cairo in 1963 and raised in France where she studied at Villa Arson, Nice.   She currently lives and works in New York. Her wide-ranging practice spans painting, sculpture, works on paper, and garden and mixed-media installations. Over the course of her multi-decade career, Amer has created an aesthetic and conceptual...

Wednesday Feb 24th, 7pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time

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Ceramic Social via Zoom (4 Sessions)

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Elizabeth Orleans Ceramic Studio - Virtual learning via Zoom

Elizabeth Orleans hosts "Ceramic Social" from her Venice Beach art studio via Zoom. Learn how to hand-build things out of clay. Stay creative and socialize from your own home! When: Every Tuesday Evening 6-9 PM (time is subject to change) We will Zoom for 2 hours (availability/questions for the last hour) What: We will focus...

Tuesday Dec 1st, 6pm - 9pm Pacific Time

  (4 sessions)
$195

4 sessions

Virtual Choose your Ceramic Tree or Wreath (Ages 13+)

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Yaymaker - Virtual Classroom

This is a virtual Ceramics event with supplies shipped to door.  Full kit includes: Ceramic/ Paint/ foam brushes/ twist lights/ plugin light base/ glitter upon availability. This is for USA residents only- cannot ship to Canada. Total Price of this experience includes an Experience Fee. Please purchase your ticket first and then fill out...

Saturday Dec 12th, 8pm - 10pm Eastern Time

Ceramic Social via Zoom (Single Session + Kiln)

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Elizabeth Orleans Ceramic Studio - Virtual learning via Zoom

Elizabeth Orleans hosts "Ceramic Social" from her Venice Beach art studio via Zoom. Learn how to hand-build things out of clay. Stay creative and socialize from your own home! When: Every Tuesday Evening 6-9 PM (time is subject to change) We will Zoom for 2 hours (availability/questions for the last hour) What: We will focus on a...

Tuesday Dec 1st, 6pm - 9pm Pacific Time

In-Progress Portfolio Critique - Online

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Online Classroom

As a developing artist, you need personalized, supportive evaluation to improve your techniques. This is your chance to bring your finished art and work-in-progress for respectful, careful feedback via group discussion and teacher-led demos. We'll pay special attention to your ability to convey the intricacy of your subject. Are your details complete?...

Wednesday Feb 17th, 10am - 3:30pm Eastern Time

Paint Your Own Pottery

at Color Cocktail Factory - Pilsen 917 W 18th St, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Choose from our menu of pottery, select your paints and sponges then roll up your sleeves and have a go!  Everything is included. One piece of pottery, paint, tools, glazing and firing. We have a wide selection of ready made 'blank' bisque pieces for you to enjoy painting and decorating. You select the item you would like to paint...

Friday Dec 4th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Central Time

BYOB Pipe and Ashtray Making Class

at Color Cocktail Factory - Pilsen 917 W 18th St, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Learn how to make a ceramic pipe and an ashtray Clay, instructor, and tools all included with the class Come learn how to make some 420 friendly ceramic pipes and ashtrays in this two-hour long class.  Participants are encouraged to create sculptural one of kind pieces.  An experienced teacher will take you through the basics...

Wednesday Dec 9th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Central Time

Beginning Wheel Throwing

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

Introduction to the potter’s wheel, giving you a solid base on which to build your throwing skills.  Skill Level: Beginner  In-person class (with reduced capacity) closely following Restore Illinois guidelines.  Face coverings required throughout the duration of class.   Includes COVID-19 cleaning fee.   Includes...

Monday Jan 4th, 9:30am - 12:30pm Central Time

  (6 sessions)
$220

6 sessions

Throw, Hand-build and Alter

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

For students with specific goals who want to build on their wheel or hand-building construction skills. Join us!  In-person class (with reduced capacity) closely following Restore Illinois guidelines.  Face coverings required throughout the duration of class.  Includes COVID-19 cleaning fee. Includes 1 free bag of clay. ...

Wednesday Jan 6th, 9:30am - 12:30pm Central Time

  (6 sessions)
$220

6 sessions

Intermediate/Advanced Wheel Thrown Ceramics

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

For those experienced in wheel thrown ceramics, hone your technique. Learn to use clay more efficiently, and make increasingly complex forms. Weekly demonstrations will include throwing, building, and glazing techniques. Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced In-person class (with reduced capacity) closely following Restore Illinois guidelines. Face...

Thursday Jan 7th, 9:30am - 12:30pm Central Time

  (6 sessions)
$220

6 sessions

Intermediate/Advanced Ceramics

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

For students with some experience in throwing and hand-building, add to your repertoire of form and technique. Throw “larger,” adding appendages to pots, and altering thrown forms. Explore form and function, as well as shape and design of ceramic pieces.  Skill: Intermediate/Advanced  In-person class (with reduced capacity) closely...

Wednesday Jan 6th, 1pm - 4pm Central Time

  (6 sessions)
$220

6 sessions

Glaze Mixing

at GnarWare Workshop - Lower West Side 1838 West Cermak Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60608

This class covers the basics of mixing glaze with standardized powder chemicals. In this class students will mix a base glaze and add various colorants, learn how to read a glaze recipe, and test out some variations on recipes. There is some outside of class reading necessary. This class might potentially expand an extra 2 weeks. This class will include...

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$180

6 sessions

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Pinch, Slab, Coil: Ceramic Handbuilding

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

Pinching, coil and slab techniques demonstrated to create a variety of projects ranging from functional vessels to sculptural forms, figures and tiles. You will paint and carve while exploring slips and glazes.  Historical and contemporary artists will be introduced for inspiration. More advanced students will be encouraged to hone your skills...

Thursday Feb 18th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Central Time

  (6 sessions)
$220

6 sessions

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Teapots

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Richmond Art Center - Virtual Classroom

In this three-part class we will dive deep into one of the most quintessential and complex ceramic forms -- the teapot. We will go through the construction process from start to finish, sharing images and discussing ideas about how to successfully connect form and function. Demonstrations will focus mainly on thrown components for teapots, but options...

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$105

3 sessions

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