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Beginning Wheel Throwing Ceramics Class

Tuesdays, 10am–1pm, through Aug. 13;
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No experience required! This class covers the basics of creating ceramic forms on the wheel and glazing techniques.

Greenwich House Pottery offers adult courses for every level of practice and discipline including wheel-throwing, handbuilding, mold making and slipcasting, and various special topics classes. Greenwich House Pottery has two locations in New York City: 16 Jones Street and 80 Eighth Ave.

The studios at Greenwich House Pottery – Jones Street are equipped with two hand-building classrooms, two throwing classrooms with twenty-eight wheels, a mold-making and slip-casting studio, one gas kiln, five electric kilns, two slab-rollers, two clay mixers, three de-airing pug mills, one extruder and a spray booth. There are five clay bodies available: porcelain casting slip, white stoneware, throwing stoneware, sculpture stoneware and red earthenware, and grolleg porcelain is available for purchase. A large selection of glazes, slips and washes includes materials for both high and low temperature firing. 

The studios at Greenwich House Pottery – Chelsea are equipped with a handbuilding classroom, a throwing classroom, and a mixed-use studio space, three electric kilns, a slab roller, and an extruder. This studio specializes in mid-range firings, offering two clay bodies and a large selection of cone 6 glazes. 

We offer Samplers for students new to clay as well as Teen Wheel Intensive classes at both locations throughout the summer. Check back for one-day workshops throughout the school year.


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