(914) 739-CLAY (2529)


In the event of inclement weather, check the website for cancellations.
Cancelled classes will be made up at the end of the sessions.

Design and Refine

Logan Wall/Advanced

For serious wheel throwing and hand building students who wish to continue to improve their skills in a structured and supportive environment. Both group and individual instruction will be emphasized. Students will be encouraged to evolve a style of their own as they progress and focus on good form through practice and repetition. All-inclusive critiques will be periodically scheduled during class time.

8 TuesdaysMay 21 – July 9
2:00 – 5:00pm

$280 + $48 materials fee + firing fees**
Special Member Price $224 + 48 materials

Intermediate Form and Function

Logan Wall - Intermediate/Advanced

For students who have taken prior wheel and/or hand-building classes.

Refine your skills through practice while you continue to polish and gain confidence in your foundational techniques. Students will be challenged to explore more complex items such as lidded jars, plates and altered forms while adding variety to their knowledge of surface options like slip, oxides and glaze.

8 Tuesdays, May 21 – July 9
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

$280 + $48 materials fee + firing fees**
Special Member Price $224 + 48 materials

Introduction to Clay

Jon Torres/Elisha Zeitler - Beginner

This class covers the basics of hand building and wheel throwing. Students will learn to work with pinch, slab and coil methods making a variety of functional or sculptural forms. They will learn to center on the potter’s wheel and practice making basic thrown pots. Students will learn basic glazing techniques. Students may take this class for multiple sessions to gain confidence and skill.

8 Mondays, May 20 — July 15 (no class 5/27 Memorial Day)
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

$280 + $48 materials fee + firing fees**

Wednesday Night Clay: Beyond Beginner

Jon Torres - Intermediate

For students who have completed 8 weeks or more of ‘intro’ this class fosters a deeper understanding of clay and glaze. Students continue to hone both wheel and hand-building skills and are encouraged to bring their creativity to more complex projects.

8 Wednesdays, May 22 – July 10
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

$280 + $48 materials fee+ firing fees**
Special Member Price $224 + $48 materials

Kids N' Clay

Jon Torres - Beginner/ Intermediate

An introduction to exploring the basic methods of hand building. Students create projects where they use their imagination, learn technical clay skills, and have fun making both functional and sculptural projects. Age 6-12

Tuesdays, May 21 – July 9
5:30pm – 7pm

$200 + $36 materials fee

Teen Wheel and Sculpture

Jon Torres - Beginner/ Intermediate

Our class for teenagers provides an introduction to wheel throwing and ceramic sculpture. Students will be encouraged to develop sculptural forms of their own design and master the skills needed to create these. They will learn basic wheel techniques allowing them to create bowls, vases, and other functional forms. A great way for teens to build their 3-D portfolio! Basic glazing and firing techniques will also be covered. Ages 12-17.

8 Thursdays, May 23 – July 18 (No Class 7/4)
5pm – 7pm

$240 + $36 materials fee + firing fees**

Seniors' Ceramics: Form & Function

Elisha Zeitler - Beginner/ Intermediate

Learn basic hand-building techniques, such as pinch pot, slab, and coil. Bring your enthusiasm and ideas and explore what clay can do. No experience necessary. Materials included.

6 Mondays, May 20, June 3, 10, 17, July 1 & 8
3 pm – 5 pm

$150 + firing fees**

Class Price

*Price doesn’t include firing fee. Please refer to individual course description.

Student Calendar

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Peekskill Clay Studios
1000 N Division St
Peekskill, NY 10566

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Class Policies

Tuition and clay fees must be paid in full before the first class (clay must be purchased from PCS). Students who wish to withdraw must do so one week before the first scheduled class to receive a full refund. Classes with insufficient enrollment will be cancelled and payment fully refunded. No refunds will be given for missed classed. Classes can be made up by permission of the teacher. Please look for information about weather related closing on our home page.