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Clay Soiree

at Yonkers Pottery - Yonkers
379 McLean Ave, Yonkers, New York 10705

TGIF! Looking for something truly different and fun to do Fridays? In a relaxed and fun atmosphere learn the rudiments of throwing on the pottery wheel in this hands-on class taught by one of our experienced ceramics instructors. Great for beginners and experienced, date nights and ladies night out!  Please feel free to bring your own refreshment....

Sculpture Without Sight

at Unarthodox - Chelsea
547 W 27th St Ste 300, New York, New York 10001

Touch is the first sense to develop when we are born. Yet most of our life is experienced through sight. During this unique experience, we will take you back to the very beginning. Explore your sense of touch by sculpturing...without sight. You will receive an introduction to basic clay handling. Then you will sculpt...blindfolded! Using only your...

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Paper Clay

at ArtWorks at West Side YMCA - Upper West Side
5 W 63rd St, New York, New York 10023

In this class, we concentrate on all construction techniques for making vessels and sculptures utilizing paper clay. Personal projects are encouraged and one-on-one help given as well as class demonstrations. All levels welcome.

$315

7 sessions

Silver Clay Workshop

at La Mano Pottery - Chelsea
110 W 26th St, New York, New York 10001

Precious metal clay, or silver clay, is made of pure silver mixed with water and an organic binding agent. You can mold it into an endless number of shapes and designs. When fired, the binding agent burns off, resulting in original fine silver jewelry—99.9% pure. Learn the basics of how to work with silver clay in our introductory workshop. This...

Sunday Aug 5th, 12:30pm

Explorations with Clay: Wheel (Beginner/Intermediate)

at ArtWorks at West Side YMCA - Upper West Side
5 W 63rd St, New York, New York 10023

Push your work forward by exploring functional forms in series.  We will also work on altering forms and finish up with decorative and glaze techniques.  Beginners are welcome.

$315

7 sessions

Saturday Sep 15th, 10:30am

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Summer Camp: Sculpting with Clay (Grades 3-5)

at One River School - Ridgewood
319 Franklin Turnpike , Allendale, New Jersey 07401

From high and low relief sculpture to free standing sculpture in the round, students will learn the diverse styles and methods of working with the versatile medium of clay. Through the processes of experimenting and working with clay, students will learn fundamental sculpting techniques, and demonstrate their understanding of three-dimensional art...

$385

5 sessions

Texture and Clay

at ArtWorks at West Side YMCA - Upper West Side
5 W 63rd St, New York, New York 10023

In this class, we concentrate on all construction techniques for making vessels, sculptures, wall pieces, and tiles.  Glazing and painterly surface techniques explored to enhance and embellish forms.  Personal projects are encouraged and one-on-one help given as well as class demonstrations.   All levels welcome.

$315

7 sessions

Sculpture: Portrait

at New York School of the Arts - Upper East Side
315 E 62nd St 2nd Fl, New York, New York 10065

In this course, you will learn how to do a realistic human head from start to finish, exploring the anatomy of the face in-depth, proportions, features, and expressions. You’ll learn the principles of building armatures and handling clay. All work in clay from the life model.  All levels of experience are welcomed. Registration fee included....

$350

8 sessions

Tiny Worlds: Art in Miniature

at Children's Museum of the Arts - SoHo
103 Charlton St, New York, New York 10014

Create a universe in miniature! Young artists will develop techniques using clay to create tiny sculptures, and create their own model world using other sculptural materials. Inspired by everything from miniature artist Joe Fig to Shopkins, students will be able to create anything from a tiny bakery, to a tiny playground, to a tiny planet!

$500

14 sessions

Tuesday Sep 18th, 4pm

Figure Sculpting with Clay

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

Working with a live model for portraiture and full-figure pieces, gain skills in depicting the human form in clay.  Both long and short poses will be offered, with some pieces created as exercises and some taken to completion and fired. Disclaimer: 92Y studios come equipped with 25 electric potters' wheels, a gas reduction kiln and three electric...

$335

7 sessions

Polymer Clay

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

Learn to work with polymer clay to create jewelry, from beads to pendants and earrings to necklaces. Polymer clay comes in a vast array of colors and can be inlaid and patterned to produce original designs, and it’s waterproof and fade-resistant. The clay is formed like clay and hardened using a convection oven. Please bring the following: Ceramic...

$280

6 sessions

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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 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, pink and red. Workshop participants will make at...

Private Hand Building or Wheel Throwing

at The Potter's Wheel - Kew Gardens
120-33 83rd Ave, New York, New York 11415

In hand building, potters design and create with pliable clay. It is how people first began making ceramics and it is an easy and satisfying way to make plates, bowls, trays, sculpture and much more.  On the other hand, wheel throwing is more like mild physical exertion similar to learning to swim or ride a bike. Although it appears relaxing...

Pottery 101

at Yonkers Pottery - Yonkers
379 McLean Ave, Yonkers, New York 10705

A ceramics-making intensive for adults. Appropriate for absolute beginners and beyond! This is a great way to sample clay work. 1 class 2 projects 3 times the fun! 4 hours We will work on the wheel & do handbuilding.

Porcelain Planter Workshop

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

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, pink and red. Workshop participants will make at least 1 planter that will be finished with glaze. The planter can be picked...

Saturday Jul 28th, 10am

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