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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...

Sunday Feb 2nd, 6pm - 8pm

Porcelain Jewelry + Accessory Dish /Mug Workshop

at Wilcoxson Brooklyn Ceramics - Greenpoint 67 West St Ground Fl #1, Brooklyn, New York 11222

This is a hand building course using slabs of porcelain to build jewelry. Workshop participants will make at 5 pairs of earrings and 5 brooch, lapel pins, backpack pins or hat pins (5 pieces total) and 1 accessory dish / Mug that will be finished with glaze. The items can be picked up 2-3 weeks after the workshop. The workshop is 3 hours and is a...

Sunday Feb 2nd, 10am - 1pm

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Colored Porcelain Coffee & Espresso 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 tablewares. In the workshop, we will apply colored clay "slips" to the surface of the mugs and create decorative patterns in blue, black, gray, and pink. Workshop participants will make at least 2 mugs that will be finished with glaze. The mugs can be picked up 2-3...

Saturday Mar 7th, 10am - 1pm

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8-Week Hand-building Workshop

at MostRecklessly - Bushwick 355 Stockholm St, Basement, Brooklyn, New York 11237

During this 8 week session you’ll learn how to create your very own one of a kind ceramic pieces from start to finish. Students will receive one 25lb bag of WHITE clay to use during the session. Additional colors available to purchase. During this session, Nicole will teach you how to hand build & glaze your pieces. This session includes...

Tuesday Jan 28th, 7pm - 9pm

  (8 sessions)
$360

8 sessions

Raku Handbuilding Workshop

at Staten Island MakerSpace - Stapleton 450 Front St, Staten Island, New York 10304

This workshop is a hand-building class for all skill levels with raku clay. Over the course of 4 weeks, students will create a small body of work that will be fired in a raku kiln in MakerPark during a special 5th day event. Different non-traditional finishes will be discussed and all work will be created with these different techniques in mind. The...

Thursday Feb 6th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$215

4 sessions

Adult Introductory Handbuilding Workshop

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

Tribeca Clayworks, at the Downtown Community Center. has 2 ceramic studios. One which is fully equipped with pottery wheels, kilns, clay extruder, and the other adjacent studio for handbuilding where the class is held. This class focuses strictly on handbuilding which is the basic and essential method to understand clay.  You will be instructed...

Tuesday Feb 11th, 6:30pm - 9pm

Couples Night - Handbuilding Pottery

at Mugi Studio - Upper West Side 993 Amsterdam Ave, New York, New York 10025

In this class you will learn how to make cups, vases, trays, containers and other functional objects by using various handbuilding techniques of pinching, coiling and slabs. This is a terrific introductory class to working with clay, no prior experience is required. Important Thing to Note: The pottery wheel is not used in this class as it requires...

Saturday Apr 11th, 7pm - 9pm

$150
for 2 students

Colored Porcelain Tableware Set 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, mainly tumblers, or cups, perfect for coffee, tea or any other beverage. In the workshop, we will apply colored clay "slips" to the surface of the cups and create decorative patterns in blue, black, gray and pink. Workshop participants will make at least...

Saturday Apr 18th, 10am - 4pm

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 Mar 4th, 7pm - 10pm

  (5 sessions)
$275

5 sessions

Ceramics: Beginner

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

If you've always wanted to work with clay, this introductory class will have you making beautiful pieces right away. Roll up your sleeves and plunge into basic ceramic techniques for both handbuilding and wheel.  Simple projects like vases, bowls, and platters, as well as pottery-wheel demos and practice, will be covered.

Sunday Mar 29th, 1pm - 4pm

  (7 sessions)
$336

7 sessions

Ceramic Form & Function

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

Explore the transformational qualities of clay by experimenting with form, volume, and surface. This class is designed with the beginner in mind but is also appropriate for the more experienced artist.  Instruction in handbuilding and/or wheel throwing techniques will be offered. Have fun creating unique handmade sculptures, vessels, or pots...

Wednesday Mar 11th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (8 sessions)
$379

8 sessions

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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

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...

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$350

8 sessions

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Handbuilding and Wheel (Beginner/Intermediate)

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

Play in the mud and discover the joy of working with your hands! Learn the fundamentals of ceramics and pottery in one of the best equipped studios in NYC. Study with expert teachers and learn the fundamentals of handbuilding and wheel techniques. Join our beginners’ classes for an introduction to the fundamentals of handbuilding techniques —...

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$593

12 sessions

Hand-Building Workshops

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 be creative, experiment and explore. These 2 hour workshops are part of an ongoing series that will cover different hand building methods,...

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$60
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