2017 SPRING CLASSES

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To sign up, call or send a check for the full class tuition to Northeast Ceramic Supply, Inc. 

Telephone: 518- 274-2722

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 817, Troy, NY

Download Registration Form Here.

Lidded Forms Class

Instructor:  Barbara Reeley

8 Weeks:  Wednesdays,  6 – 8:30 pm

April 12 – May 31

Cost:  $375 (includes clay, glaze & firing)

Let’s put a lid on it!!  In this class we’ll throw four types of forms and explore different types of lids for each form. This class is for intermediate to advanced pottery throwing students. All work will be fired to cone 10 in our gas kiln (Ellie). Let’s loosen up our throwing while making sure their lids fit!


Colored Clay Challenge

Instructor:  Barbara Reeley

 

6 Weeks:  Wednesdays,  2 – 4:30 pm

April 12 through May 17.

Cost:  $250 (includes clay, stains, glaze & firing)

Our Colored Clay Challenge class will be a 6-week journey during which you will learn how to use ceramic stains to color porcelain. We’ll color our cone 6 porcelain, make graduated colored hues and explore overlaying and interlacing & colored clay loaves. No experience needed to take this class. Expect to be wowed by the results of this class.


Beginner –Intermediate Handbuilding 

Instructor: Bonnie Richter

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 8 Weeks: Thursdays, 6 – 8:30 p.m.  

April  6th – May 25th

Cost:   $300 (includes clay, glaze and firing)

In this class we’ll be using the different handbuilding techniques of coil, pinch and slab building as well as several surface decoration techniques to explore the endless possibilities that clay has to offer.   You’ll be making a variety of fun and useful pieces.  You’ll work on flat forms like plates and trays, vertical forms such as vases, handled mugs, and jars as well as lidded forms like a sugar or cookie jar or toothbrush holder.   You’ll use texture, colored slips and glazes to enhance the surface design of each piece. 


Beginner – Intermediate Throwing  

Instructor: Bonnie Richter

 

8 Weeks: Tuesdays,  6 – 8:30 p.m.  

April 11th – May 30th

Cost:   $300  (includes clay, glaze and firing)

This class is for anyone that wants to learn to throw on the potter’s wheel and for those who want to improve their throwing skills.   Our focus will be on centering, pulling up and creating even walls.  Everyone will work at their own pace to progress to larger and more advanced forms.  We will also work on making and attaching different types of handles.  You’ll learn how to trim your work and, finally, glaze your pieces for their final firing in our electric kilns.


Wall Art and Pit Fire

Instructor:  Mary LaFleur

 8 weeks: Tuesdays, 10am -12:30pm

April 4th – May 23rd

Cost: $300

We will examine wall art and create masterpieces using tiles, extrusions and more.  Some pieces will be pit fired.

We will also hand build pieces to be pit fired and/or horsehair raku.


To sign up, call or send a check for the full class tuition to Northeast Ceramic Supply, Inc. .

Telephone: 518- 274-2722
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 817, Troy, NY

Download Registration Form Here.

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