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CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

 

ADULT CLASSES
Starting Wednesday, October 4, 2017
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Beginner, intermediate and Advance level classes for adults. Our pottery program covers all the basic making techniques and gives students the opportunity to work with a great versatile stoneware clay body. Wear or bring clothes to change into that you don’t mind getting dirty. For class availability or more information please send us an email or call
brooklynclayind@yahoo.com | 718-522-3659 | 301-395-0143 | 718-596-4027 (fax).

12 weeks $430.00
8 weeks $290.00

Wednesdays 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Thursdays     6:30pm – 8:30pm (int/adv)

Clay sold at $2.75 per pound and includes 2 firings and all studio glazes. Students will also need a basic tool kit all of which are available at Brooklyn Clay Industries.

ONE-TIME POTTERY EXPERIENCE: TUESDAY THRU SATURDAY

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Join us from Tuesday through Saturday of every week for a very creative evening! Couples, singles, and friends are welcome to join us at Brooklyn Clay Industries Studio at the Brooklyn Navy Yard for an evening of creative fun, with introductory pottery classes,  hand building or throwing on the potters’ wheel. Our skilled instructors will walk you through a few simple steps to get you started in learning how to create using clay, then you”ll be free to make your own creations. You can pick them up in 3-4 weeks or Brooklyn Clay can ship your work to your home for an additional $10.00 – $15.00 (collected at the event). Clay, tools, firing and glazing are included for one piece only. Additional pieces cost $15.00 each. Wear or bring clothing to change into that you don’t mind getting dirty.

Beverages are included for those with the complimentary package. For BYOB feel free to bring your own drinks. Hard alcohol is discouraged. Must provide 21+ ID to receive alcoholic beverage.

Pottery Fundamentals: $60    
(recommended before the the wheel class if no previous experience)                                  Tuesdays          10:00am – 12:00pm | 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Saturdays         4:30-6:30pm
             

 

Intro to Throwing on the Potters Wheel
Wednesdays 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Fridays           6:30pm – 8:30pm

  • BYOB Pottery Experience for One Person – $60.00
  • BYOB Pottery Experience for Two People – $120.00
  • Pottery Class for One person with Complimentary Wine – $75.00
  • Pottery Class for Two with Complimentary Wine – $150.00

Pre-registration is required. Please specify preferred attendance dates or get additional information by email brooklynclayind@yahoo.com or call or text us 301 395 0143. The event is for adults aged 18 and over.

CHILDREN & FAMILY

Kids one day classes : Ages 10 and Above
$ 65.00 All Materials Included. 

Fridays           3:00pm – 5:00pm (Children 10-15 years old)

Children just looove to create with clay, so we can’t leave out the babies. Parents can join their kids in a 2 hour class, as they create their own Bowls, Sculptures and decorative Tiles. Parents can help out and make some things too. Clay glaze and firings included.

RAKU WORKSHOP | Dates TBA
12:00–15:00pm

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If you are interested in getting started with Raku or you are potter and ceramic artists who are ready to experiment with custom glazes, Brooklyn Clay launch 3 days workshop for getting off to a good start with the right Raku Clay and colourful variations on the Raku firing technique.

Price for this 3-days workshop is $325. Or you can bring premade pieces and join us for the Raku Firing only for $125 (up to 5 large or 10 small pieces).

For more information and to register, please, contact us at brooklynclayind@yahoo.com or call 718-522-3659 | 301-395-0143 | 718-596-4027 (fax).



MASTERCLASSES

Throwing on the Potter’s Wheel Intensive offers participants an opportunity to work out difficult techniques inhibiting their skill growth.
Glaze Making and Mixing: For the more advanced but not limited to artists and students who want to learn about glaze making, mixing and application.
Raku Workshop
Mold Making workshop
Kiln Firing and Maintenance Workshop                                                                                           The slip casting workshop offers hands on experience in  mixing, mold prep, pouring, extraction and handling. For those who work with plaster molds to create ceramics

Masterclasses – 3 hours  -$135.00  (one private class)                                                                                                                       – $125.00  (two or more classes) Materials included

To register or for more information please send us an email or call
brooklynclayind@yahoo.com | 301-395-0143.

ARTIST SKILL EXCHANGE

Brooklyn Clay Industries believes in supporting artists in their skill development. We believe in elevating the art of clay to the level it deserves. To that end, we encourage artists professional development by having artists share their skills with each other. For a small annual membership fee of $50.00 artist can register to participate.

How it works: Everyone registered will at some point do a workshop in their medium to share their skills with registered members. Venues will vary most likely in their own studios or at Brooklyn Clay Industries. BCI will help find appropriate venues to make it possible. The goal, to do one or two workshops per month. A small material fee will be assessed depending on the workshop offered. 

To register or for more info please send us an email or call brooklynclayind@yahoo.com | 718-522-3659 | 301-395-0143 | 718-596-4027 (fax).

 

 

 

 

LEARN HOW TO GET YOUR FIRST CLASS FOR FREE!

Organize a group for a pottery or ceramic class and get your first class tuition free! Brooklyn Clay is offering free tuition to the first 10 people who can organize a group of 6-8 family, friends or co-workers to take a pottery or sculpture class together. Days and times are negotiable. The group organizer is eligible for free tuition only for the first class session and responsible for all other costs related to the class ($30.00 each)  and additional classes.

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