(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.

CLASS FULL - Pottery Wheel Basics I & II

Jon Torres/ Beginners/ Intermediate

This course covers the basics of wheel throwing and beyond. Students will learn to center on the potter’s wheel and practice making basic thrown pots. They will be taught some techniques for surface decoration and learn to glaze their finished work. Students may repeat this class as they become
more proficient.

9/11 – 10/23
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
$240 + 60 materials fee + firing fees**


Class Full - Wheel Basic

Roger Baumann - Beginner

If you’ve always wanted to try the pottery wheel, this class is for you!
Learn the basics of centering clay, pulling it up to create a vessel and
trimming it to a finished state. Students will learn some ceramic vocabulary
and how to use basic tools..

6 Tuesday 9/12 – 10/17 
10:30am – 1pm
$240 + $60 materials fee = $300 + firing fees**

Class Full - Wednesday Night Clay

Jon Torres - Intermediate/Advanced

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.

6 Wednesdays: 9/13 – 10/18
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
$240 + $60 materials fee = $300 + firing fees**
Special Member Price: $200 + $50 materials = $250

Class Full - Teen Wheel & Sculpture

Jon Torres - All Levels

This class for teenagers introduces wheel throwing and ceramic sculpture for those new to it and a continuation of skill building for those already proficient. Students are encouraged to develop sculptural forms of their own design and master the skills needed to create these. They will learn 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! Glazing and firing techniques are also covered. The class is geared toward students between the ages of 13-18.

6 Thursdays: 9/14 – 10/19
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
$220 + $58 materials fee = $278 + firing fees**

Class Full - Pottery Off the Wheel: Hand Building Techniques

Roger Baumann - Beginner/Intermediate

Learn hand-building techniques, such as pinch, slab, and coil. Explore a variety of options for decorating and glazing your finished pieces. 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.

6 Tuesdays 9/12 – 10/17
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
$240 + 60 materials fee + firing fees**


Next Steps

Jon Towley | Intermediate

This class emphasizes one-on-one guidance for intermediate throwers, hand builders, and sculptors, and will help participants learn new techniques and develop their own creative voice. The curriculum will cover design approaches, traditional and unique making techniques, glazing and decorating ideas, and discussions of ceramic styles. Students have the option to follow along with directed projects or work independently. Clay experience beyond the basics is recommended.

6 Wednesday: 9/13 – 10/25
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
$240 + $60 materials fee + firing fees**
Special Member Price $200 + $50 materials fee + 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.
· Classes are for adults (18+) (except teen class)
· Proof of vaccination is required and will be solicited when registration confirmation is sent.
· Masks optional but may be requested by instructor
· Classes are capped at 8
· Any cancellations will be made up at the end of the session