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Workshops for Artists

18-WN-WK05 Let's Make! Intro to Wheel Throwing
Instructor: Daniel Ricardo Teran
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 40.00 - $ 35.00 Members
Saturday 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM (1/6/18 - 1/6/18)
Enjoy a relaxing, creative afternoon playing on the potter's wheel. Explore the basics of centering clay and throwing bowls and cylinders on the wheel.  More experienced participants will be guided individually by the instructor depending on your interests and level. Lead by an experienced instructor, these fun and informative workshops are designed for those who are curious about clay or want to further their skills without the commitment of a class. Clay, tools and firing/ processing are included. Bring your friends and wear clothes that you don't mind getting dirty. Pre-registration is recommended. Please contact Shannon Jones at shannon@theclaystudio.org or 215-925-3453 x 19 for more information.
18-WN-WK06 Let's Make! Intro to Wheel Throwing
Instructor: Daniel Ricardo Teran
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 40.00 - $ 35.00 Members
Saturday 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM (1/13/18 - 1/13/18)
Enjoy a relaxing, creative afternoon playing on the potter's wheel. Explore the basics of centering clay and throwing bowls and cylinders on the wheel.  More experienced participants will be guided individually by the instructor depending on your interests and level. Lead by an experienced instructor, these fun and informative workshops are designed for those who are curious about clay or want to further their skills without the commitment of a class. Clay, tools and firing/ processing are included. Bring your friends and wear clothes that you don't mind getting dirty. Pre-registration is recommended. Please contact Shannon Jones at shannon@theclaystudio.org or 215-925-3453 x 19 for more information.
18-WN-WK07 Let's Make! Intro to Wheel Throwing
Instructor: Daniel Ricardo Teran
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 40.00 - $ 35.00 Members
Saturday 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM (1/20/18 - 1/20/18)
Enjoy a relaxing, creative afternoon playing on the potter's wheel. Explore the basics of centering clay and throwing bowls and cylinders on the wheel.  More experienced participants will be guided individually by the instructor depending on your interests and level. Lead by an experienced instructor, these fun and informative workshops are designed for those who are curious about clay or want to further their skills without the commitment of a class. Clay, tools and firing/ processing are included. Bring your friends and wear clothes that you don't mind getting dirty. Pre-registration is recommended. Please contact Shannon Jones at shannon@theclaystudio.org or 215-925-3453 x 19 for more information.
18-WN-WK01 Digital Fabrication
Instructor: Adam Chau
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 50.00 - $ 45.00 Members
Sunday 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (1/21/18 - 1/21/18)
In sharing his approach to digital fabrication, Adam Chau discusses how cutting edge technology is changing the ceramics field, one plate at a time. He is demonstrating how he uses a CNC machine to surface ceramic plates with cobalt, showing his process from start to finish. You also have a chance to make you own brushes and learn how to apply some of his techniques to your own work.

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Adam Chau is a ceramic designer who also manages educational programming at Clay Art Center in Port Chester, NY. After receiving a degree in studio ceramics, he decided to pursue more industrial ways of production while keeping traditional craft paradigms; His most recent project, Digital Calligraphy, investigates the hybridization of handcraft and digital technology. He has shown at the Salone di Mobile at Rossana Orlandi in Milan, Italy and the NADA art fair in New York City. Forthcoming presentations include the 2016 NCECA process room in Kansas City. Print publications include Ceramics Monthly, Studio Potter, and Ceramics Technical
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18-WN-WK08 Let's Make! Intro to Wheel Throwing
Instructor: Daniel Ricardo Teran
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 40.00 - $ 35.00 Members
Saturday 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM (1/27/18 - 1/27/18)
Enjoy a relaxing, creative afternoon playing on the potter's wheel. Explore the basics of centering clay and throwing bowls and cylinders on the wheel.  More experienced participants will be guided individually by the instructor depending on your interests and level. Lead by an experienced instructor, these fun and informative workshops are designed for those who are curious about clay or want to further their skills without the commitment of a class. Clay, tools and firing/ processing are included. Bring your friends and wear clothes that you don't mind getting dirty. Pre-registration is recommended. Please contact Shannon Jones at shannon@theclaystudio.org or 215-925-3453 x 19 for more information.
18-WN-WK02 Kiln Firing Decoded
Instructor: Ken Beidler
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 50.00 - $ 45.00 Members
Sunday 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (1/28/18 - 1/28/18)
So you have an electric kiln? Do you want to learn more about what it can do and how to trouble shoot minor problems? Find out about firing, programming, kiln setters, cones, holds, ramping up schedules, and firing down to get the results you want from your electric kiln. We will also look at how to adjust your kiln so that it fires properly, understanding error codes and the other menus. Come with your questions about electric kilns and firing methods and leave with answers!
18-WN-WK09 Let's Make! Intro to Wheel Throwing
Instructor: Daniel Ricardo Teran
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 40.00 - $ 35.00 Members
Saturday 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM (2/3/18 - 2/3/18)
Enjoy a relaxing, creative afternoon playing on the potter's wheel. Explore the basics of centering clay and throwing bowls and cylinders on the wheel.  More experienced participants will be guided individually by the instructor depending on your interests and level. Lead by an experienced instructor, these fun and informative workshops are designed for those who are curious about clay or want to further their skills without the commitment of a class. Clay, tools and firing/ processing are included. Bring your friends and wear clothes that you don't mind getting dirty. Pre-registration is recommended. Please contact Shannon Jones at shannon@theclaystudio.org or 215-925-3453 x 19 for more information.
18-WN-WK10 Let's Make! Intro to Wheel Throwing
Instructor: Daniel Ricardo Teran
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 40.00 - $ 35.00 Members
Saturday 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM (2/17/18 - 2/17/18)
Enjoy a relaxing, creative afternoon playing on the potter's wheel. Explore the basics of centering clay and throwing bowls and cylinders on the wheel.  More experienced participants will be guided individually by the instructor depending on your interests and level. Lead by an experienced instructor, these fun and informative workshops are designed for those who are curious about clay or want to further their skills without the commitment of a class. Clay, tools and firing/ processing are included. Bring your friends and wear clothes that you don't mind getting dirty. Pre-registration is recommended. Please contact Shannon Jones at shannon@theclaystudio.org or 215-925-3453 x 19 for more information.
18-WN-WK11 Let's Make! Intro to Wheel Throwing
Instructor: Daniel Ricardo Teran
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 40.00 - $ 35.00 Members
Saturday 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM (2/24/18 - 2/24/18)
Enjoy a relaxing, creative afternoon playing on the potter's wheel. Explore the basics of centering clay and throwing bowls and cylinders on the wheel.  More experienced participants will be guided individually by the instructor depending on your interests and level. Lead by an experienced instructor, these fun and informative workshops are designed for those who are curious about clay or want to further their skills without the commitment of a class. Clay, tools and firing/ processing are included. Bring your friends and wear clothes that you don't mind getting dirty. Pre-registration is recommended. Please contact Shannon Jones at shannon@theclaystudio.org or 215-925-3453 x 19 for more information.
18-WN-WK12 Let's Make! Intro to Wheel Throwing
Instructor: Daniel Ricardo Teran
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 40.00 - $ 35.00 Members
Saturday 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM (3/3/18 - 3/3/18)
Enjoy a relaxing, creative afternoon playing on the potter's wheel. Explore the basics of centering clay and throwing bowls and cylinders on the wheel.  More experienced participants will be guided individually by the instructor depending on your interests and level. Lead by an experienced instructor, these fun and informative workshops are designed for those who are curious about clay or want to further their skills without the commitment of a class. Clay, tools and firing/ processing are included. Bring your friends and wear clothes that you don't mind getting dirty. Pre-registration is recommended. Please contact Shannon Jones at shannon@theclaystudio.org or 215-925-3453 x 19 for more information.
18-WN-WK03 Kiln Maintenance
Instructor: Ken Beidler
Experience Level: All Levels
$ 50.00 - $ 45.00 Members
Sunday 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (3/4/18 - 3/4/18)
Does your kiln need a little attention- crumbling soft brick, a bad element or connection? Learn how to replace elements, soft brick, thermocouples, transistors, connector wires, and other basic repairs that you can do yourself. In this session we will take apart a small electric kiln; replace the soft brick, the elements and rewire all of the connections. Gain the knowledge and confidence you need to maintain your own kiln.
18-WN-WK13 Let's Make! Intro to Wheel Throwing
Instructor: Daniel Ricardo Teran
Experience Level: Beginner
$ 40.00 - $ 35.00 Members
Saturday 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM (3/10/18 - 3/10/18)
Enjoy a relaxing, creative afternoon playing on the potter's wheel. Explore the basics of centering clay and throwing bowls and cylinders on the wheel.  More experienced participants will be guided individually by the instructor depending on your interests and level. Lead by an experienced instructor, these fun and informative workshops are designed for those who are curious about clay or want to further their skills without the commitment of a class. Clay, tools and firing/ processing are included. Bring your friends and wear clothes that you don't mind getting dirty. Pre-registration is recommended. Please contact Shannon Jones at shannon@theclaystudio.org or 215-925-3453 x 19 for more information.