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Pottery: Wheel (Beginner/Intermediate)

at ArtWorks at West Side YMCA - Upper West Side

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Upper West Side, Manhattan
5 W 63rd St
Btwn Central Park West & Broadway
New York, New York 10023
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Outi Putkonen

What you'll learn in this pottery wheel class:

Beginners will learn the basic skills of throwing on the potter’s wheel and glazing techniques. Intermediate students will work on individual projects to further develop their skills and unique personal expression. 

Demos and critiques will be given regularly.  

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The refund policy varies by branch however in most instances a refund is only given if the Y cancels a program. Program credit may only be issued in special circumstances. We don't offer any make up classes.

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Question from Rebecca S.
Is this class just for adults?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Rebecca, yes this class is for adults 18 years old and up. Thank you.
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Do you get to use the studio outside of class time?
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Hi there! Thanks for your question. ArtWorks at West Side YMCA has open studio hours both during the week and on weekends as long as there isn't a class in the wheel room. Hope this helps!
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If you have to miss a class, do you provide makeup classes?
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Do you need to purchase a membership to the YMCA in addition to cost of this course?
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Is clay included in the cost? If not, how much is clay and firing?
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Hi Jessica! The clay is included but there is a glazing/firing fee for pieces you want to keep it at 4 cents per cubic inch.
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Reviews of Classes at ArtWorks at West Side YMCA (103)

(103 Reviews)
Pottery: Wheel (Beginner/Intermediate)
Reviewed by Anonymous on 8/14/2019
As a true beginner, I needed more 1 on 1 with the instructor.
Pottery: Wheel (Beginner/Intermediate)
Reviewed by Jessica M. on 1/9/2019
Pottery: Wheel (Beginner/Intermediate)
Reviewed by Neeti K. on 10/24/2018
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Pottery: Wheel (Beginner/Intermediate)
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ArtWorks at West Side YMCA

The ArtWorks program offers a variety of classes in the visual arts, including ceramics, stained glass, drawing, and water-color. We have been offering craft classes to the Upper West Side community for over 30 years.

The diversity of classes includes all levels of handbuilding and wheel as well as photo...

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