Clay Art Guild of the Hamptons

About Our Classes

 

Handbuilding

Make unique functional or sculptural objects taught through coiling, pinching and slab building. Learn various finishing methods focused on high fire reduction glazing.

classes:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Fridays from 10-1 (held at the Old MILL studio)

Fridays 2-5 (held at water mill square).

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Kids July Camp (ages 8-12)

Learn the basics by working with clay. Kids will create forms by hand building and at the potters wheel. Glaze finished pieces for pickup!

classes:

July 1, 2 & 3 10:00-12:30 at water mill square

Kids (5-8) & Teen (9-13) classes

Individual creativity and experimentation emphasized through creative techniques of building with clay using slab,coil and pinch methods. Develop the skills needed to expand on projects. Teens will try the potters wheel too.

classes:

kids Mondays from 4-5pm@ the old mill studio

teens mondays from 4-5:30@ the old MILL STUdIO

“Try it Nights” in Water Mill Square

Reserve a spot at the wheel at a one-off class for anyone that's new to clay and interested in making some lumpy pots. (It's also a great way for experienced potters to take the studio for a spin.) Try some Hand Building work too!

classes:

THURSDAY JUNE 13 & FRIDAY JUNE 21 FROM 6-8PM $45.00 at water mill square

Altered-Layered and Patterned

New studio class!

This class will cover the basics of altering thrown pots into new shapes. We will explore new surfaces, such as screen printing, and ways to use slips and underglazes to create active and exciting surfaces. 

Prerequisite: Participants should have basic throwing skills.

classes:

THURSDAYs July 11, 18, 25 & August 1 from 10-1 at water mill square

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Potters Wheel - all levels

Learn throwing basics making cups, bowls, vases, plates and sculptural vessels. Advance study involves making handles, spouts and lids for mugs, teapots and more. Learn various finishing methods and high-fire reduction glazing.

classes:

mondays from 10-1 and Wednesday evenings from 6-9 pm at water mill square.

Potters Wheel Beginner-Intermediate

Students will learn basic throwing, trimming and glazing skills; forms will include bowls, cylinders, handles, and plates.  The curriculum will be tailored to general class interest. No prior wheel experience required.

classes:

Thursday evenings from 6-9 pm at water mill square.

Potters Wheel Intermediate-Advanced

For students who have mastered basic wheel throwing skills such as centering, pulling, and trimming, Eve will help you take it to the next level. This class will provide demonstrations and instruction for making lids, spouts, handles, and other advanced techniques. You will also be encouraged to throw larger and lighter and shown ways to do so. Many decorating techniques for finishing your work will be covered as well. Sketchbook required.

classes:

Tuesdays from 10-1 at water mill square.

Special June Session

Potters Wheel All levels

4 week session Tuesdays 6-9 PM held at the water mill square studio $200 (6/4, 6/11, 6/18, 6/25)