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Craft Students League
YWCA-NYC
610 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10022

The Craft Students League is excited to announce six new workshops for
all levels of ceramists in our fall semester plus new classes on
specialized topics such as tableware and vases. Please see below for
a list of classes and descriptions

Contact information:
Jeri Wagner

www.ywcanyc.org/csl

Location:

The Craft Students League is located in midtown Manhattan at the
corner of 53rd and Lexington. Take the E, V, or 6 train to the 53rd
street station.

Important Dates:
Registration: Tuesday, August 24, 2004
Open House: Tuesday, September 14, 2004
Fall classes begin: Monday, September 20, 2004
Winter classes begin: Wednesday, January 12, 2005


Ceramics Workshops

Drinking Vessels - All Levels NEW
Learn to make your own drinking vessels in one day! Sarah Emond
2 sessions $200 (non-members $215)
Sun. Oct. 3, 10 10:00am-3:00pm
111-91046

Fix-it, Repair - All Levels NEW
Learn to repair, restore and conserve sculpture and non-functional
pottery. Sarah Katz
1 session $110 (non-members $125)
Sat. Oct. 16 10:00am-4:00pm
111-91047

Hands On! - Beginner NEW
Learn how to make basic forms in no time flat!
Kathleen Moroney
1 session $50 (non-members $65)
Sat. Oct. 23 10:00am-2:00pm 111-91048

Wheel Throwing: The Stacked Vessel -
Intermediate / Advanced NEW
Learn the wheel techniques and history for making an Italian
Renaissance shape called the Impagliata.
Patricia Hubbard-Ragette
2 sessions $220 (non-members $235)
Sun. Oct. 24&31 10:00am-4:00pm
111-91045

Flower Tile Box - All Levels NEW
Create a ceramic flower tile using clay slabs and learn how to mount
it into a hinged wooden box.
Rebeca Nevarez
1 sessions $125 (non-members$140)
Sat. Nov. 6 10:00 am-4:00pm
111-91142

Christmas Ornaments - All Levels NEW
Make unique Christmas ornaments for yourself or to give as a gift.
Ellen Day
2 sessions $80 (non-members $95)
Sat. Nov. 13&20 11:00am-2:00pm
111-91144

CERAMIC CLASSES

Dream It Make It - All Levels
Are you creative, but not sure how to turn your ideas into reality?
Students work individually to create their own treasures. Numerous
techniques on surface and structure are explored. Bring three
ideas/pictures/dreams to the first class.
Liberty Valance
10 sessions $315
Tue. Oct. 5-Dec. 7 6:00-9:00pm 111-20901

Tile Mural;Construct and Install - All Levels NEW
Students will learn how to design, decorate, and manufacture tile
murals using slabs and press molds. Demonstrations will include tile
making and installation techniques emphasizing pattern layout,
carving, glazing and presentation of finished mural. Projects include
a wooden box with tile, a framed mirror with tile and an additional
independent project. Bring photos, ideas to first class. Material fee:
$35.
Rebeca Nevarez
11 sessions $345
Mon. Sept. 20-Dec. 6 6:00-9:00pm 111-50903

Handbuilding; Tableware - All Levels NEW
Make your own tableware. Students design a plate, cup and bowl for
everyday use. Glazing and various decorative techniques are covered,
along with a general overview of creating works in clay.
Liberty Valance
4 sessions $130 (non-members $145)
Mon. Oct. 4-Nov. 1 6:00-9:00pm 111-91041
(No class Oct. 11)

Handbuilding; Vases - All Levels NEW
Design vases for everyday use. Construct sculptural vessel forms,
using coil, pinch and slab methods. Glazing and various decorative
techniques are covered. Bring photos, ideas to the first class.
Liberty Valance
4 sessions $130 (non-members $145)
Mon. Nov. 8-Nov. 29 6:00-9:00pm 111-91143

The Figure in Clay: Life Sculpture - All Levels
Working from the nude model, learn the fundamentals of sculpture.
Explore form, composition, gesture, motion and surface.
Sarah Katz
4 sessions $150 (non-members $165)
Tue. Nov. 23-Dec. 14 10:00am-1:00pm 111-41105
6 sessions $210
Thu. Nov. 4-Dec.16 6:00-9:00pm 111-41106
10 sessions $350

Handbuilding - All Levels
Beginners learn basic forming techniques while more advanced students
develop their own ideas and skills through individual projects.
Innovative, traditional and advanced glazing techniques are included.
Patricia Hubbard-Ragette
10 sessions $315
Sat. Oct. 2-Dec. 11 10:00am-1:00pm 111-21009

Wheel Throwing - All Levels
Beginners learn basic forming techniques while more advanced students
develop their own ideas and skills through individual projects.
Demonstrations include throwing vases, plates, tall and lidded forms.
Surface treatments and glaze techniques are covered.
Avram Kent/Virginia Piazza
12 sessions $375
Tue. Sept. 21-Dec. 7 10:00am-1:00pm (VP) 111-10911
10 sessions $315
Sat. Oct. 2-Dec. 11 10:00am-1:00pm (AK) 111-11012


Introduction to Ceramics - Beginner
Learn basic forming techniques including pinching, coiling and working
with slabs. Glazing and various decorative techniques are covered,
along with a general overview of creating works in clay.
Ellen Day
4 sessions $135 (non-members $150)
Wed. Oct. 6-Oct. 27 6:00-9:00pm 111-31015
Wed. Nov. 3-Nov. 24 6:00-9:00pm 111-31116

Wheel Throwing - Beginner
Learn the basics of working on the potter's wheel and the technical
concerns of functional pottery. Wedging clay and centering on the
wheel are emphasized. Glaze techniques are covered. Bring apron/change
of clothing, old bath towel and $18 for purchase of tool kit to first
class.
Jerry Marshall/Leslie Plush/Virginia Piazza
12 sessions $375
Tue. Sept. 21-Dec. 7 6:00-9:00pm (VP) 111-10918
11 sessions $345
Mon. Sept. 20-Dec. 6 2:00-5:00pm (JM) 111-10919
Thu. Sept. 23-Dec. 9 6:00-9:00pm (LP) 111-10920

Handbuilding & Sculpture - Beginner / Intermediate
Manipulate clay to construct both functional and non-functional
objects using coil, pinch and slab methods of construction. Sculpture
as vessel, surface decoration and a comprehensive glaze lecture are
included.
Vera Lightstone
11 sessions $345
Thu. Sept. 23-Dec. 9 10:00am-1:00pm 111-20924

Wheel Throwing - Experienced Beginner / Intermediate
If you can comfortably throw a bowl of your choice and make a cup,
you’re ready to move on to more forms. Glaze instruction.
Prerequisite: 2 beginner wheel throwing classes.
Avram Kent
12 sessions $375
Wed. Sept. 22-Dec. 8 6:00-9:00pm 111-10926

Handbuilding & Surface Decoration -Intermediate
Learn handbuilding techniques, how to use press molds and to
successfully combine form with surface treatment. Prerequisite: Intro
to Ceramics
Avram Kent
12 sessions $375
Wed. Sept. 22-Dec. 8 10:00am-1:00pm 111-20928
9 sessions $285

Throwing Off the Hump; Teapots -
Intermediate / Advanced NEW
Stop struggling with small pieces of clay for spouts, bowls, teacups
and saucers. Learn to make small objects by centering the top section
of a large hump of clay. Surface treatments and glaze techniques are
covered.
Manioucha Krishnamurti
10 sessions $315
Tue. Oct.-Dec. 7 2:00-5:00pm 111-11030

Wheel Throwing -Intermediate
Demonstrations include throwing vases, plates, and tall and lidded
forms. Surface treatments and glaze techniques are covered.
Prerequisite: Beginner Wheel Throwing
Drew Montgomery
11 sessions $345
Thu. Sept. 23-Dec. 9 10:00am-1:00pm 111-10931

Handbuilding & Wheel Throwing -
Intermediate / Advanced
Develop your own ideas and skills through individual projects in
stoneware or porcelain clay. Innovative, traditional and advanced
glazing techniques are included. Prerequisite: Intermediate
Handbuilding and/or Wheel Throwing.
Arthur Gerace
12 sessions $375
Wed. Sept. 22-Dec. 8 10:00am-1:00pm 111-30933

Glaze Techniques - Intermediate / Advanced
Learn all about using and mixing glazes. Create effective test tiles,
add stains/colorants, mix, record and analyze results, make and alter
existing recipes and learn about glaze safety. Class will glaze their
own pottery while testing glazes for future use. Bring to first class:
dust mask, notebook, plastic lidded containers, masking tape,
permanent marker, change of clothes or apron.
Chris Neil
8 sessions $275
Tue. Sept. 21-Nov. 9 2:00-5:00pm 111-60935
Thu. Sept. 23-Nov. 11 6:00-9:00pm 111-60936

Handbuilding & Sculpture- Advanced
Receive one-on-one instruction, concentrate on elements of design and
explore the properties of clay and glazes. Group critiques will be
given. Prerequisite: Intermediate Handbuilding
Vera Lightstone
12 sessions $375
Tue. Sept. 21-Dec. 7 10:00am-1:00pm 111-20937


Wheel Throwing- Advanced
Develop your individual style and receive both group and personal
critiques. Demonstrations include platters, combining thrown and
altered forms, sets, casseroles and large vessels and glaze
instruction. Prerequisite: Intermediate Wheel Throwing
Jerry Marshall
11 sessions $345
Mon. Sept. 20-Dec. 6 6:00-9:00pm 111-10939
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