(914) 739-CLAY (2529)
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Classes

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.

8 TuesdaysSeptember 10 – October 29
2:00 – 5:00pm

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

Intermediate Form and Function

Logan Wall - Intermediate/Advanced

Refine your skills through practice while you continue to polish and gain confidence in your technique. Experienced students will be challenged to be more critical with the process and develop their own “voice”. The class will explore more complex forms using methods that combine the wheel with hand building. Students will be encouraged to add variety to their knowledge of surface options like slip, oxides and glaze and expand their understanding about how to apply these.

8 Tuesdays, September 10 – October 29
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

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

Introduction to Clay

Logan Wall - Beginner

If you’ve always wanted to learn to work with clay (or haven’t done it for a while) this class is for you! It 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 in addition to learning basic glazing techniques. Students may take this class for multiple sessions to gain confidence and skill.

8 Mondays, September 9 – November 11 (no class 9/30 & 10/14)
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
$280 + $48 materials fee + firing fees**

Wednesday Night Clay: Beyond Beginner

Jon Torres - Intermediate

Experienced students continue to hone both wheel and hand-building skills and are encouraged to bring their creativity to more complex projects such as larger bowls, plates and textured forms. Both group and individual instruction will be emphasized. Students will be encouraged to expand their knowledge of surface treatments such as glaze, oxide washes and slips.

8 Wednesdays, September 11 – November 6 (no class 10/9)
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

Kids will create projects where they use their imagination, learn technical clay skills, and have fun making both functional and sculptural pieces. They’ll be encouraged to explore the basic methods of hand building and get a chance to try the pottery wheel. This class is geared toward kids between the ages of 6-12 and may be taken for multiple sessions.

Tuesdays, September 10 – October 29
5:30pm – 7pm

$200 + $36 materials fee

Teen Wheel and Sculpture

Jon Torres - Beginner/ Intermediate

This class for teenagers provides an introduction to wheel throwing and ceramic sculpture. Students are 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 items. Participation in this class provides a great way for teens to build their 3-D portfolio! Basic glazing and firing techniques will also be covered. The class is geared toward students between the ages of 12-17.

8 Thursdays, September 12 – November 7 (no class 10/31)
5pm – 7pm

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

Monday Ceramics Studio

Logan Wall - Beginner/ Intermediate

Learn hand-building techniques, such as pinch, slab, and coil as well as basic wheel throwing. Practice your skills and add new ones to your repertoire. This multi-level class is designed for those with and without prior clay experience.  Bring your enthusiasm and ideas and explore what clay can do. Students may take this class for multiple sessions to gain confidence and skill.

8 Mondays, September 9 – November 11 (no class 9/30 & 10/14)
2:30pm – 5pm

$280 + $48 materials fee + firing fees**
$220 Senior Discount Rate (60+) + firing fees

Fundamentals Forward

Michael Porfido - Intermediate

This class offers participants the opportunity to refine technical skills through repetition and production. Throughout the course technique will emphasized including methods for making more confident forms, throwing thinner walls and crafting pottery with a specific purpose. Learn to refine and embellish your work by trimming, adding handles and decorating pieces in a variety of ways. Practice glazing techniques and use color to enhance your finished work. The class is for students who have completed at least one session at the beginner level or have prior wheel throwing experience.

8 Fridays, September 13 – November 1
7 pm-10pm

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

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.