Winter 2023 Classes

Registration will be open starting December 1 @ 9am.

You must show proof of being fully vaccinated.
(Masks will be optional.)

(Please see skill levels at the bottom of the page)

The class fee includes starter clay, a tool kit (new students only), and four extra hours of studio time per week.


MONDAY:
Hand-building Techniques Sold Out!
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Instructor: Laura Peters
Starts: January 2

Hand-building is a great way to learn about clay and the wide range of possibilities it offers. Students in this class will become familiar with the basic methods of construction: pinch, coil, and slab, to create functional and decorative wares in clay. Various surface texturing and glazing techniques will be explored to allow individual creativity and pursuits. All levels are welcome.
Ages 16 & up | $375 | 8 weeks


TUESDAY:
Foundation/Advanced Beginner Wheel Throwing Sold Out!
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Instructors: Sue Van Horn and Mary Oshiro
Starts: January 3

Basic wheel-throwing techniques will be emphasized from centering to shaping a vessel to create various forms such as bowls, plates, etc. Glazing techniques will also be shown to finish your work. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced potter, you are welcome to join this class.
Ages 16 & up | $375 | 8 weeks


WEDNESDAY:
Hand-building in Clay Sold Out!
10am – 1pm
Instructors: Estrellita Ammirati and John Hunt

Starts: January 4

Using the three methods of hand-building: pinch, coil, and slab, students will develop strong techniques to create pieces in stoneware. Students will be creating functional pieces such as vases, containers, platters, and various ceramic ware.
Ages 16 & up | $375 | 8 weeks


THURSDAY:
Foundation/Advanced Beginner Wheel Throwing Sold Out!
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Instructor: Gloria Cuomo
Starts: January 5

Basic wheel-throwing techniques will be emphasized from centering to shaping a vessel to create various forms such as bowls, plates, etc. Glazing techniques will also be shown to finish your work. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced potter, you are welcome to join this class.
Ages 16 & up | $375 | 8 weeks


THURSDAY:
Advanced Wheel Throwing
Sold Out!
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Instructor: Patrick Dooley
Starts: January 5

Building and expanding upon skills learned from beginning wheel classes, this advanced class will focus on expanding wheel skills such as closed forms, altering, combining forms, plates, large forms, and surface treatments all with an eye on form, function, design, and artist expression. This class is designed for those potters who are proficient in centering, cylinders, and bowls.
Ages 16 & up | $375 | 8 weeks


SATURDAY:
Intro to Wheel /Foundation Sold Out!
10:00am – 1:00 pm
Instructor: A Teaching Team
Starts: January 7

Basic wheel-throwing techniques will be emphasized from centering to shaping a vessel to create various forms such as bowls, plates, etc. Glazing techniques will also be shown to finish your work. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced potter, you are welcome to join this class.
Ages 16 & up | $375 | 8 weeks



If you are experiencing any difficulties completing the registration process online, please give us a call at 1-833-THE-BRICK so we can assist you.

 


* Class Level /Skills Recommended

A. Intro to Wheel /Foundation: No experience needed. Repetition recommended
B. Advanced Beginner: wedging, centering, opening, pulling a cylinder and/or small bowl
C. Intermediate: all of B; larger vessels, lids/ spouts/ handles, trimming, fundamentals of glazing
D. Advanced: all of C; bottles, plates, composite forms, throwing off the hump


Cancellation Policy:

*A $50 cancellation fee will be charged.*

Once the session has started no refunds will be issued.

**Tuition fees may not be transferred to another class.
***The Brick is not responsible for providing make-up classes or issuing refunds to students who miss class for any reason.


STUDIO GUIDELINES: You must show proof of being fully vaccinated i.e., two weeks following a two-dose vaccination or two weeks following a one-dose vaccination. The CDC vaccination card or the NY Excelsior pass will be used to confirm vaccination status. Masks are optional.


*The Brick does not schedule any Classes on the following Holidays:
New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, and Thanksgiving Day.

Make-up classes for these holidays will be offered in the 9th week of the session.

**The Brick will make every effort to make up canceled classes due to inclement weather. No guarantees due to the pre-scheduled calendar.