Porcelain Planter Workshop

at Wilcoxson Brooklyn Ceramics - Greenpoint

Course Details
$85 2 seats left
Start Date:

Sat, Dec 19, 10:00am - 1:00pm Eastern Time

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Greenpoint, Brooklyn
67 West St Ground Fl #1
At Noble St
Brooklyn, New York 11222
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12

What you'll learn in this pottery class:

The workshop is a hand building course using slabs of porcelain to build functional objects.

In the workshop, we will apply colored clay "slips" to the surface of the clay and create decorative patterns in blue, black, gray and pink.

Workshop participants will make at least 1 planter that will be finished with glaze. The planter can be picked up 2-3 weeks after the workshop.

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Refund Policy
No refund, credit only if canceled one week prior to the class.


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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
10:00am - 1:00pm Eastern Time TBD 1 $85
10:00am - 1:00pm Eastern Time TBD 1 $85
3:00pm - 6:00pm Eastern Time TBD 1 $85
10:00am - 1:00pm Eastern Time TBD 1 $85
10:00am - 1:00pm Eastern Time TBD 1 $85

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Question from Michelle L.
Hello! Do beginners need to already be familiar with any pottery techniques in order to attend this class? Or is it okay to have next to no experience?
Answer from Kevin W. Verified Educator
Hey- next to no experience is great! Perfect for beginners- Thank you-
Question from Travis W.
Hi! I was wondering if in this class, will we be making what is featured in the picture above? Looks like its a pot and the little holder for it? Thanks! Travis
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Travis! For the planter workshop, students will make the pots and the trays. The only difference is the planter in the picture is slightly bigger than the ones students make in class. The ones students make in the workshop are 3.5 inches x 3.5 inches. Hope this helps!
Question from Kalyani K.
Hi Does this course ONLY teach how to paint and glaze the mugs or are the mugs made from scratch to finish?
Answer from Kevin W. Verified Educator
Hi. We make the pieces from scratch using porcelain. We are not a “paint your pot studio” Thank you!

Reviews of Classes at Wilcoxson Brooklyn Ceramics (136)

(136 Reviews)
Porcelain Planter Workshop
Reviewed by mondana m. on 1/12/2020
Really fun class and you get to make some really beautiful. Super informative and you don’t need any background in ceramics to make the planters. Fun activity to do with friends. I went solo and still had a great time
Porcelain Planter Workshop
Reviewed by Anonymous on 1/5/2020
This was a super fun, hands-on class. Kevin was an excellent instructor and his assistants were really helpful. I'm definitely signing up for more classes.
Porcelain Planter Workshop
Reviewed by Alexandra O. on 1/5/2020
Loved this class! We were able to make a few more pieces for a small fee which was perfect! Really excited to get our pieces back.
Porcelain Planter Workshop
Reviewed by Blair S. on 7/1/2019
Really enjoyed this class! It's VERY relaxed and low key. Feel free to grab a coffee between stages. Plenty of time to make additional pieces (for a fee). I have already recommended it to friends.
Porcelain Planter Workshop
Reviewed by Daniela L. on 12/17/2018
This porcelain planter course was incredibly fun, educational, and well-priced. I do not consider myself particularly artsy/talented but found it refreshingly easy and found plenty of inspiration at the class to make beautiful pieces. I shared photos throughout the process on my instagram story and had several friends reach out with questions because of how fun/cute it all was! Given the cost of most finished porcelain products, I thought this class was incredibly well-priced, especially since you can do additional items for $9. I went by myself and enjoyed it thoroughly, though it is also fitting for couples (most people came with a friend/significant other).
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Wilcoxson Brooklyn Ceramics

Specializing in fine ceramics, each porcelain piece is handmade combining traditional Mingei style Japanese Art and Industrial Design to make a “New Modern” style of functional porcelain. Mingei is the handcrafted art of ordinary people and coined by Yanagi Soetsu, who saw beauty in the ordinary...

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