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Saratoga Clay Arts

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167 Hayes Road
Schuylerville, NY 12871 United States
(518) 581-CLAY http://saratogaclayarts.org/

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03 Jul
July 3 9:00 am - July 7 12:00 pm Saratoga Clay Arts, 167 Hayes Road , Schuylerville, United States + Google Map $175 - $200
African Mask Making – Week 1 (ages 7-16) Make really cool African masks from slabs rolled out of clay. This hand-building class will explore a variety of techniques and ideas for creating African Masks. We will start by learning about different African cultures, styles of masks and what they mean. Next, using slabs of clay you’ll create the face of your mask using basic shapes and tools. They will be glazed and fired to complete. 2017 Fee Schedule HALF DAY:…
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03 Jul
July 3 1:00 pm - July 7 4:00 pm Saratoga Clay Arts, 167 Hayes Road , Schuylerville, United States + Google Map $215 - $240
Wheel & Raku – Week 1 (ages 7-16) This week will be your introduction to the Potter’s Wheel and the Raku firing process. You will learn the basic wheel techniques, focus on creating different forms and prepare your creations for a Raku firing on Friday. 2017 Fee Schedule HALF DAY: Handbuilding Classes Early Registration (before May 1) Members are $175/wk Late Registration (after May 1) Members are $200/wk Wheel Throwing Classes Early Registration (before May 1) Members are $215/wk Late…
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10 Jul
July 10 9:00 am - July 14 12:00 pm Saratoga Clay Arts, 167 Hayes Road , Schuylerville, United States + Google Map $175 - $200
Let’s Face It! – Week 2 (ages 7-16) Using hand building techniques kids will create functional Face mugs & Face cups. Click on the link to see some examples of what can be created. 2017 Fee Schedule HALF DAY: Handbuilding Classes Early Registration (before May 1) Members are $175/wk Late Registration (after May 1) Members are $200/wk Wheel Throwing Classes Early Registration (before May 1) Members are $215/wk Late Registration (after May 1) Members are $240/wk FULL DAY: (2 session…
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10 Jul
July 10 1:00 pm - July 14 4:00 pm Saratoga Clay Arts, 167 Hayes Road , Schuylerville, United States + Google Map $215 - $240
Wheel Boot Camp – Week 2 (ages 7-16) Students will learn the basics of throwing on the potter’s wheel: centering the clay, pulling up the walls, and shaping the clay. They will gain a basic foundation of form and function while learning to throw simple cylinder and bowl forms on the potter’s wheel to create various cups, mugs and bowls. Basic techniques of decoration and glaze application will be explored. Attention to detail and craftsmanship will be emphasized and creativity…
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17 Jul
July 17 9:00 am - July 21 12:00 pm Saratoga Clay Arts, 167 Hayes Road , Schuylerville, United States + Google Map $175 - $200
Castles & Cottages – Week 3 (ages 7-16) Build a miniature kingdom from the ground up! This sculpture class will learn about architecture and building structures from around the world as we build our own dream homes. We will construct archways, towers, windows, pagodas, bridges, gates, doorways, attics, onion domes, and more. 2017 Fee Schedule HALF DAY: Handbuilding Classes Early Registration (before May 1) Members are $175/wk Late Registration (after May 1) Members are $200/wk Wheel Throwing Classes Early Registration…
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17 Jul
July 17 1:00 pm - July 21 4:00 pm Saratoga Clay Arts, 167 Hayes Road , Schuylerville, United States + Google Map $215 - $240
Wheel Boot Camp – Week 3 (ages 7-16) Students will learn the basics of throwing on the potter’s wheel: centering the clay, pulling up the walls, and shaping the clay. They will gain a basic foundation of form and function while learning to throw simple cylinder and bowl forms on the potter’s wheel to create various cups, mugs and bowls. Basic techniques of decoration and glaze application will be explored. Attention to detail and craftsmanship will be emphasized and creativity…
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24 Jul
July 24 9:00 am - July 28 12:00 pm Saratoga Clay Arts, 167 Hayes Road , Schuylerville, United States + Google Map $175 - $200
Egyptian Explorers – Week 4 (ages 7-16) Ancient Vessels, Pyramids, Sarcophagi, and The Sphinx! Students will progress through time and technique as we explore coil-building, slab-construction, and figure sculpture together. We will also decipher hieroglyphs to use as decoration and message writing on clay tablets. 2017 Fee Schedule HALF DAY: Handbuilding Classes Early Registration (before May 1) Members are $175/wk Late Registration (after May 1) Members are $200/wk Wheel Throwing Classes Early Registration (before May 1) Members are $215/wk Late…
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24 Jul
July 24 1:00 pm - July 28 4:00 pm Saratoga Clay Arts, 167 Hayes Road , Schuylerville, United States + Google Map $215 - $240
Wheel Boot Camp – Week 4 (ages 7-16) Students will learn the basics of throwing on the potter’s wheel: centering the clay, pulling up the walls, and shaping the clay. They will gain a basic foundation of form and function while learning to throw simple cylinder and bowl forms on the potter’s wheel to create various cups, mugs and bowls. Basic techniques of decoration and glaze application will be explored. Attention to detail and craftsmanship will be emphasized and creativity encouraged.…
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31 Jul
July 31 9:00 am - August 4 12:00 pm Saratoga Clay Arts, 167 Hayes Road , Schuylerville, United States + Google Map $175 - $200
Magical Beasts – Week 5 (ages 7-16) Bring to life your very own imaginary creatures! Gargoyles, mermaids, dragons, unicorns, griffins,serpents, and more! Learn to sculpt your wildest creations as we explore techniques to make textures and appendages such as fur, feathers, teeth, claws, eyes, snouts, scales, and wings. 2017 Fee Schedule HALF DAY: Handbuilding Classes Early Registration (before May 1) Members are $175/wk Late Registration (after May 1) Members are $200/wk Wheel Throwing Classes Early Registration (before May 1) Members…
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31 Jul
July 31 1:00 pm - August 4 4:00 pm Saratoga Clay Arts, 167 Hayes Road , Schuylerville, United States + Google Map $215 - $240
Wheel Boot Camp – Week 5 (ages 7-16) Students will learn the basics of throwing on the potter’s wheel: centering the clay, pulling up the walls, and shaping the clay. They will gain a basic foundation of form and function while learning to throw simple cylinder and bowl forms on the potter’s wheel to create various cups, mugs and bowls. Basic techniques of decoration and glaze application will be explored. Attention to detail and craftsmanship will be emphasized and creativity…
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07 Aug
August 7 9:00 am - August 11 12:00 pm Saratoga Clay Arts, 167 Hayes Road , Schuylerville, United States + Google Map $175 - $200
Raku Music Makers – Week 6 (ages 7-16) Did you know clay can be used to make instruments? This class will learn about rattles, ocarinas, udu drums, and guiros. We will make our own little orchestra out of handmade instruments and glaze them together to be raku fired! 2017 Fee Schedule HALF DAY: Handbuilding Classes Early Registration (before May 1) Members are $175/wk Late Registration (after May 1) Members are $200/wk Wheel Throwing Classes Early Registration (before May 1) Members are…
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07 Aug
August 7 1:00 pm - August 11 4:00 pm Saratoga Clay Arts, 167 Hayes Road , Schuylerville, United States + Google Map $175 - $200
Ice Cream, You Scream – Week 6 (ages 7-16) In this class your love for Ice Cream will guide you making ice cream bowls and Sundae dishes using hand building techniques.  At week’s end you’ll celbrate with an ice cream party where you can bring a friend. 2017 Fee Schedule HALF DAY: Handbuilding Classes Early Registration (before May 1) Members are $175/wk Late Registration (after May 1) Members are $200/wk Wheel Throwing Classes Early Registration (before May 1) Members are $215/wk Late…
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14 Aug
August 14 9:00 am - August 18 12:00 pm Saratoga Clay Arts, 167 Hayes Road , Schuylerville, United States + Google Map $175 - $200
Adirondack Totem Poles – Week 7 (ages 7-16) Learn about Adirondack Totem Poles and build your very own 4 section totem pole. Each day you’ll create a 9″ detailed section and at the end of the week you’ll glaze your sections and ready them to be fired in the electric kiln. 2017 Fee Schedule HALF DAY: Handbuilding Classes Early Registration (before May 1) Members are $175/wk Late Registration (after May 1) Members are $200/wk Wheel Throwing Classes Early Registration (before May…
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14 Aug
August 14 1:00 pm - August 18 4:00 pm Saratoga Clay Arts, 167 Hayes Road , Schuylerville, United States + Google Map $215 - $240
Wheel Boot Camp II – Week 7 (ages 7-16) Expand your knowledge of throwing techniques as you improve your technical skills and diversify your repertoire of forms, surface decoration, and glazing methods. You will focus on the development of beautifully balanced pots that work both technically and visually, while refining your skills at forming cohesive pots including handles, feet, lids, rims, and alteration techniques. Designed for those who have taken several wheel-throwing classes. 2017 Fee Schedule HALF DAY: Handbuilding Classes Early…
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21 Aug
August 21 9:30 am - August 25 12:30 pm Saratoga Clay Arts, 167 Hayes Road , Schuylerville, United States + Google Map $175 - $200
Coil Pots & Tiles – Week 8 (ages 7-16) Make multiple coil pots and tiles from slabs rolled out of clay. You will learn many different hand building techniques by adding clay in smaller slabs and coils for details, textures, and depth. The coil pots and tiles will look great to display and use in your home! 2017 Fee Schedule HALF DAY: Handbuilding Classes Early Registration (before May 1) Members are $175/wk Late Registration (after May 1) Members are $200/wk Wheel…
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21 Aug
August 21 1:00 pm - August 25 4:00 pm Saratoga Clay Arts, 167 Hayes Road , Schuylerville, United States + Google Map $215 - $240
Wheel Boot Camp – Week 8 (ages 7-16) Get ready to be creative, because this camp is going to be out of this world! Imaginations will soar into outer space to create spaceships, alien life forms, moons, stars and planets while learning about hand building with clay. Both boys and girls will have a blast pushing their imaginations to the limits creating celestial forms from pinch pots, coils and slabs. 2017 Fee Schedule HALF DAY: Handbuilding Classes Early Registration (before May…
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