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Williamsburg
Brooklyn, NY
917-547-8316

8 Week Ceramic Session

$573

available at Choplet Ceramics Studio

8 Week Ceramic Session

$573

available at Choplet Ceramics Studio

CLASS INFO:

Classes in all levels are offered in our fully equipped studio.

  • wheel throwing
  • hand building
  • decorating
  • sculpture
  • glazing
  • tile/mosaic

Learn to create pieces using either handbuilding, throwing or a combination of both that can be used for either functional or sculptural work.

  • The classes are kept small to allow for individualized attention and study within the group setting.
  • Surface decoration techniques demonstrated will include applied texture, colored slips and glaze application.
  • You are encouraged to let your instructor know of any project you may have in mind and it will be used to feed the class demonstrations.

REGISTRATION SCHEDULE
Now taking Registration for the March 3 to April 27, 2024 Session

AGE REQUIREMENT
15+ can join this program

EXPERIENCE LEVEL
Experience level varies by course (See below)

WHAT’S INCLUDED
3 Hour classes for 8 weeks + 2 hours bench time/week

Glazes, brown and /or white house clay, and firing at 4 cents/firing. Speciality clay bodies are available for sale here.

WHAT TO BRING
Participants should bring their own individual tool kit, apron and towel to each class. Supplies can be bought here.

CLASSES:

Beginner Wheel Class

is appropriate for any one with no, or little experience. The class will teach how to center, throw and trim bowls, cylinders and simple shape vases. Students will also learn surface decorations such as sgraffito, inlay, wax resist and glazing.

*available at Choplet Ceramics Studio

All Level Wheel and/or Hand Building Class

is appropriate for total beginners as well as experienced students.

*available at Choplet Ceramics Studio

Beginner & Intermediate Wheel and/or Hand building class

is appropriate for people with no experience as well as students who have taken the equivalent of one or two sessions before.

*available at Choplet Ceramics Studio

Exploratory Clay Play, Intermediate Level Wheel and/or Handbuilding

is appropriate for students who can throw a cylinder. This class is designed to open creativity and push participants to try new things. Through a variety of games/activities that stimulate collaboration, a little friendly competition, and new ways of approaching projects, this class will energize your journey with clay and expand ways of thinking.

*available at Choplet Ceramics Studio

Intermediate & Advanced Wheel and/or Handbuilding Class

is appropriate for people who have already taken the equivalent of at least two sessions. Intermediate & Advanced students should be able to center 5-8 lbs of clay on the wheel and have basic coil and slab building knowledge.

*available at Choplet Ceramics Studio

SCHEDULE:

8 WEEK CERAMICS SCHEDULE

*available at Choplet Ceramics Studio

Day Dates Time Class
Sunday Morning 3/03 - 4/21/24 9AM – 12PM All Level Wheel + Handbuilding
Sunday Afternoon 3/03 - 4/21/24 12:30 – 3:30PM All Level Wheel + Handbuilding
Sunday Afternoon 3/03 - 4/21/24 4 – 7PM All Level Wheel + Handbuilding
Monday Afternoon 3/04 - 4/22/24 12:30 – 3:30PM All Level Wheel + Handbuilding
Monday Afternoon 3/04 - 4/22/24 5:30 – 8:30PM All Level Wheel + Handbuilding
Monday Evening 3/04 - 4/22/24 7:15 – 10:15PM Level Up – Intermediate Level Wheel + Handbuilding
Tuesday Afternoon 3/05 - 4/23/24 4 :30– 7:30PM All Level Wheel + Handbuilding
Tuesday Evening 3/05 - 4/23/24 7:30 – 10:30PM Beginner/Intermediate Wheel + Handbuilding
Tuesday Evening 3/05 - 4/23/24 7:30 – 10:30PM Intermediate/Advanced Wheel + Handbuilding
Wednesday Morning 3/06 - 4/24/24 10AM – 1PM All Level Wheel + Handbuilding
Wednesday Evening 3/06 - 4/24/24 5 – 8PM All Level Wheel + Handbuilding
Wednesday Evening 3/06 - 4/24/24 7:30 – 10:30PM All Level Wheel + Handbuilding
Thursday Morning 3/07 - 4/25/24 10 AM – 1 PM All Level Wheel + Handbuilding
Thursday Evening 3/07 - 4/25/24 5 – 8PM All Level Wheel + Handbuilding
Thursday Evening 3/07 - 4/25/24 7:30 – 10:30PM Beginner Wheel Throwing
Friday Evening 3/08 - 4/26/24 5 – 8PM All Level Wheel + Handbuilding
Saturday Morning 3/09 - 4/27/24 9AM – 12PM Level Up – Intermediate Level Wheel + Handbuilding
Saturday Afternoon 3/09 - 4/27/24 12:15 – 3:15PM Beginner Wheel Throwing

Cancellation Policy: $125 is non-refundable. Balance will be refunded for cancellation made in writing, no later than 7 days prior to the start of the 7 or 8 week session. No refund available thereafter. In the event CDC guidelines change before or during the course of the session and/or a studio shut down occurs, Choplet studio will transition to online instruction. Due to the impact of Covid-19 on small businesses, we will be unable to provide refunds or credits, even though online classes may not provide the same instruction than in person instruction. Please make sure you only register if you are comfortable with this policy. Tools: Pottery tool kit is required and can be purchased for $15 at registration or on your first class. Firing Fee: 4 cents/cubic inch per firing.

Note: Classes are subject to change or cancellation if they do not fill sufficiently.

WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY:

"In a two years period, I’ve gone from taking a beginner class with zero experience to selling my first collection of ceramics at a holiday craft fair in Soho” – Signe Y.

“Thanks so much for the amazing 7 weeks of class and a special thanks to Jake! It was super inspiring being there. ” – Luis D.

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