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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...

Monday Nov 23rd, 10am - 12pm Pacific Time

  (3 sessions)
$105

3 sessions

Virtual Handbuilding & Surface

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Educational Alliance Art School - Zoom Conference

In this five-week virtual pottery course, students will deepen their understanding of handbuilding with clay and decorating the surface of their ceramic forms. Students will explore a variety of techniques, focusing primarily on carving from a solid block of clay to produce functional tableware and decorative art objects. Through demonstrations, students...

Thursday Oct 8th, 6:30pm - 8pm Eastern Time

  (5 sessions)
$150

5 sessions

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Using Underglazes 101

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Richmond Art Center - Virtual Classroom

Learn the basics of using underglaze to add color, pattern and detail to your ceramic pieces! Underglaze is an accessible and easy to use material that is safe for home-use and applicable to various firing temperatures. Learn about the many possibilities of underglaze in this info session/demo. Feel free to come with questions. Some ceramic experience...

Sunday Nov 1st, 10am - 12pm Pacific Time

Virtual Ceramics: Coil Construction

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Educational Alliance Art School - Zoom Conference

In this virtual five-week course, students will deepen their understanding of handbuilding with clay and create robust vessel forms from coiled clay. Students will explore a variety of techniques, focusing primarily on coil construction to produce functional tableware and decorative art objects. Students will learn how to embellish and adorn the surface...

Tuesday Oct 6th, 3:30pm - 5pm Eastern Time

  (5 sessions)
$150

5 sessions

Enameling In Your Home Kiln

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Evanston Art Center - Online Interactive Online Classroom via Zoom, Chicago, Illinois 00000

Learn new techniques to use in your home kiln! Start with the basics of sifting enamels and utilizing your own enamels fire new pieces learning sgraffito, Limoges, graphite pencil techniques and more. Demonstrations and individualized attention will be given. Some previous kiln experience required. Important notes: This interactive online class...

Tuesday Oct 27th, 1pm - 4pm Central Time

  (6 sessions)
$230

6 sessions

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

Ceramic Social via Zoom (4 Sessions)

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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 Oct 6th, 6pm - 9pm Pacific Time

  (4 sessions)
$195

4 sessions

Greece, Egypt, Byzantium, Persia, Weiner Werkstatte

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Greece, Egypt, Byzantium, Persia, Weiner Werkstatte and More  Elisabeth Kley discusses her work and historical sources and influence  Elisabeth Kley is a New York artist known for her black and white ceramic sculptures, drawings and site-specific paintings. She draws motifs from historic ornamentation found in cultures and styles including...

Wednesday Oct 21st, 7pm - 8:30pm 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 Oct 6th, 6pm - 9pm Pacific Time

Wheel Throwing Basics Workshop

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

This workshop offers participants an opportunity to dabble in wheel throwing. This class is best for people with little or no throwing experience. This class guides students through the basic throwing skills, and students can jump into action. The instructor will guide the group through throwing two pieces.  Students will complete 1-2 pieces,...

Sunday Oct 4th, 7pm - 9pm Central Time

Intro to Wheel Throwing

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

This class covers the basics of making cups and bowls on the pottery wheel, pulling handles, trimming, and glazing pieces. Students will finish 3-5 projects. Includes 25 pounds of clay and firing. $2/pound to purchase more clay (price includes glaze and firing). Students must purchase their own tools Students must follow studio safety guidelines...

Saturday Oct 24th, 1pm - 3pm Central Time

  (4 sessions)
$135

4 sessions

Wheel Thrown Tea Pot

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

This class covers the different parts of throwing a teapot. Students will work on different parts of the teapot each week, including body with the lid ledge, lid, and spout. Students will also throw cups for their set along the way! THIS CLASS REQUIRES PREVIOUS THROWING EXPERIENCE.

Tuesday Oct 13th, 10am - 12pm Central Time

  (4 sessions)
$135

4 sessions

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 Oct 26th, 9:30am - 12:30pm Central Time

  (6 sessions)
$220

6 sessions

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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 Oct 14th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Central Time

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 Oct 28th, 1pm - 4pm Central Time

  (6 sessions)
$220

6 sessions

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