June – August, 2022 Classes

Registration is now open!

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
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Instructors: Laura Peters
Assistant:
Laura Grillo
Starts: June 20
Sorry, this class is filled!

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
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Instructors: Sam Shepard
Assistant: Cassie Schweizer
Starts: June 21

Sorry, this class is filled!

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
9:30am – 12:30pm
Instructors: Estrellita Ammirati
Assistant: John Hunt

Starts: June 22
Sorry, this class is filled!

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
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Instructor: Beth Steinzor
Assistant: John Hunt
Starts: June 23
Sorry, this class is filled!

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


SATURDAY:
Intro to Wheel /Foundation
10:00am – 1:00 pm
Instructor: Samantha Shepard
Assistant: Gabby Vasquez
Starts: June 25
Sorry, this class is filled!

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 | $285 | 6 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.