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WSW’s ceramics studio offers seasonal workshops in throwing and hand-building for students of all levels. Members of WSW receive exclusive discounts (and other great benefits!), so sign up for membership before you enroll. Enrollment is on a first come, first serve basis and classes fill up quickly, so keep an eye on WSW’s social media and email for class announcements.

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July 2016

The Altered Pot with Cheyenne Mallo

July 28, 2016 - August 25, 2016
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$245

Five-week throwing class for beginner and intermediate skill levels Thursdays, 7 - 9 p.m., July 28 - August 25 Take your pots to the next level by altering form on and off the wheel. In this class, we’ll discuss how to cut, push, pull, and add clay to wheel-thrown forms. A cylinder can be your blank canvas. Begin to express your personal style by creating patterned, angular, and organic vessels. This class offers group demonstrations, as well as individual work…

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August 2016

Perfect Pitchers with Rachel Dubicki

August 2, 2016 - August 23, 2016
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$200

Four-week throwing class for beginning and intermediate skill level Tuesdays, 3 - 5 p.m., August 2 - 23 In this class we’ll focus on the fundamental aspects of a pitcher. Students will learn how to turn a wheel-thrown cylinder into a pouring vessel. We’ll cover centering, pulling walls, spout construction, handle making, and glazing. Group demonstrations will be tailored to beginning and intermediate students. Pricing: $180 members/ $200 non-members. Tuition includes one bag of clay and firing fees. Non-refundable $100 is due upon registration. To register,…

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September 2016

Inside the Ceramic Studio with Rachel Dubicki

September 5, 2016 - October 10, 2016
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$245

Six-week throwing workshop for beginner to intermediate skill levels.  Monday, 7 - 9 p.m., September 5 - October 10, 2016 This introductory course is designed to turn any ceramic lover into a ceramic maker.  You’ll be introduced to the ceramic studio and learn the fundamental aspects of wheel throwing. Group demonstrations will revolve around wedging, centering, wall pulling, trimming and glazing to equip you with all the skills needed for wheel-throwing. Individual work time and one-on-one instruction give you ample time…

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Building off the Wheel with Cheyenne Mallo

September 8, 2016 - October 13, 2016
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$245

Six-week throwing and hand-building class for intermediate to advanced skill levels.  Thursday, 7 - 9 p.m., September 8 - October 13, 2016 Shake things up by throwing on the wheel and building off of it! In this class, you’ll pair wheel-thrown forms with hand-built elements, expanding your repertoire to include square casserole dishes, flasks, butter dishes, and more! This class is the perfect opportunity to hone both wheel-throwing and hand-building skills. Group demonstrations, individual work time, and personalized instruction ensure…

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Turned Teapots

September 25, 2016 - October 16, 2016
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$210

Four-week throwing workshop for beginner to advanced skill levels.  Sunday, 3 - 6 p.m., September 25 - October 16, 2016 Start boiling your water because it’s time to make teapots! By building on the basics, you’ll learn new techniques to create every aspect of a teapot including handles, spouts, lids, finials, and glazing. While we’ll focus on the teapot form, you’re encouraged to experiment freely with any form on the wheel. Demos, personalized instruction, and time to work independently provide a…

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October 2016

Ceramic Fitness: Get Your Pots in Shape with Rachel Dubicki

October 24, 2016 - December 5, 2016
$245

Six-week throwing class for beginner and intermediate skill levels. Mondays, 7 - 9 p.m., October 24 - December 5, 2016 (no class November 21) In this class you will get behind the wheel, push the petal to the metal, and get your throwing skills in shape. Over this 6-week course you will learn what it takes to make your perfect form.  Class demonstrations will include plate, bowl, mug and cup making, as well as trimming and glaze techniques to fit your new forms.  Each…

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Holiday in Clay with Cheyenne Mallo

October 27, 2016 - December 8, 2016
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$245

Six-week throwing class for all skill levels. Thursday, 7 – 9 p.m., October 27 – December 8, 2016 (no class on Thanksgiving) It’s time for the holidays—celebrate by creating handmade gifts on the potter’s wheel! Students are encouraged to bring project ideas to the first class. The following week’s demos will be geared toward projects voted upon by the group. Everyone is encouraged, but not required, to take part in these group-chosen projects. Demonstrations, individualized work time, and personal instruction will…

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February 2017

Crash Course in Ceramics

February 27, 2017 - March 20, 2017
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
$170 – $190

Crash Course in Ceramics is currently filled. Please call (845) 658-9133 to ask about the class wait list or head back to our class list! Instructor: Mel Doiron Class Type: Four-week throwing and handbuilding class Skill Level: All skill levels Day & Time: Mondays, 7-9 pm Dates: February 27 - March 20 Join this year’s chili bowl expert in pinching, stretching, cutting, pushing, and pulling clay into form. Whether you’re interested in making pottery or ceramic sculpture, this class will enable you…

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March 2017

All About Surface with Rachel Dubicki

March 27, 2017 - May 1, 2017
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
$220 – $245

All About Surface is currently filled. Please call (845) 658-9133 to ask about the class wait list or head back to our class list! Instructor: Rachel Dubicki Class Type: Six-week throwing and handbuilding class Skill Level: All skill levels Day & Time: Mondays, 7-9 pm Dates: March 27 - May 1 Are your pots looking tired and bored? Give your work a new look for the new year. In this six-week class we will go over inlay, stamping, stenciling, drawing,…

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Six Ways to Clay with Alexis Feldheim

March 28, 2017 - May 2, 2017
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
$220 – $245

Six Ways to Clay is currently filled. Please call (845) 658-9133 to ask about the class wait list or head back to our class list! Instructor: Alexis Feldheim Class Type: Six-week throwing and handbuilding class Skill Level: All skill levels Day & Time: Tuesdays, 6-8 pm Dates: March 28 - May 2 Six Ways to Clay covers six ceramics forming techniques in six weeks: pinching, coiling, throwing, trimming, and assembling thrown and handbuilt parts together. Each class begins with a…

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The Altered Vessel with Cheyenne Mallo

March 30, 2017 - May 4, 2017
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
$220 – $245

The Altered Vessel is currently filled. Please call (845) 658-9133 to ask about the class wait list or head back to our class list! Instructor: Cheyenne Mallo Class Type: Six-week throwing and handbuilding class Skill Level: Intermediate to advanced Day & Time: Thursdays, 7-9pm Date: March 30 - May 4 Take your pots to the next level by altering form on and off the wheel. In this class, we’ll discuss how to cut, push, pull, and add clay to wheel-thrown forms.…

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May 2017

Pour for More with Rachel Dubicki

May 15, 2017 - June 19, 2017
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
$220 – $245

Instructor: Rachel Dubicki Class Type: Six-week throwing class Skill Level: Beginner to advanced Day & Time: Mondays, 7-9 pm Dates: May 15 - June 19 In this six week class we’ll focus on the fundamental aspects of the pouring vessel. Students will learn several ways to make spouts, including thrown spouts, hand built spouts, and spouts of the pot. Along with spout construction, this class will cover the hand thrown form, handle making, and proper glazing techniques. While students are…

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Leveled-Up Ceramics with Cheyenne Mallo

May 18, 2017 - June 22, 2017
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
$220 – $245

Instructor: Cheyenne Mallo Class Type: Six-week throwing class Skill Level: Beginner to intermediate Day & Time: Thursdays, 7-9pm Date: May 18 - June 22 Take your pots to the next level! Open to students of all levels, this course will focus on honing style both on and off the wheel. Turn a plate into a platter, master your rims, and brush up on trimming feet. Group demonstrations, tailored to students’ specific needs and desires, as well as individualized work time…

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July 2017

Summer Ceramics with Rachel Dubicki

July 11, 2017 - August 15, 2017
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
$200 – $225

Summer Ceramics is currently filled. Please call (845) 658-9133 to ask about the class wait list.  Instructor: Rachel Dubicki Class Type: Six-week throwing and handbuilding class Skill Level: Beginner to advanced Day & Time: Tuesdays, 7 - 9 p.m. Dates: July 11 - August 15 Spend your summer in the ceramics studio with this six-week, all levels ceramics course. Group demonstrations during every class will allow students to have a hands-on experience, working in all avenues of clay. Each week, students will…

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November 2017

Teapots 101 with Meredith Nichols

November 19, 2017 - December 10, 2017
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$240 – $265

Instructor: Meredith Nichols Class Type: Four week throwing class Skill Level: Intermediate to advanced Day & Time: Sundays, 2 – 5 pm Dates: November 19 – December 10 Together we will explore techniques for constructing a well-functioning teapot. Expand, refresh, and sharpen your clay vocabulary by adding new skills and ways of seeing to your toolbox! Each student will come away with an in-depth understanding of the form, and new ways to execute their own treasured teapot. *Cane reeds will be…

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Holiday Serving with Rachel Dubicki

November 20, 2017 - December 11, 2017
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$200 – $225

Holiday Serving with Rachel Dubicki is currently filled. Call (845) 658-9133 to ask about our wait list! Instructor: Rachel Dubicki Class Type: Four week throwing and hand building class Skill Level: Beginner to advanced Day & Time: Mondays, 6:30 – 9 pm Dates: November 20 – December 11 The holiday season calls for home cooked meals, fresh baked goods, and your very own personalized serving dish. In this four week class, students will learn techniques, both on and off the wheel to…

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June 2018

Party Ware with Rachel Dubicki

June 4, 2018 - July 9, 2018
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$300 – $325

Instructor: Rachel Dubicki Class Type: Six-week throwing class Skill Level: Intermediate to advanced Day & Time: Mondays, 6:30-9pm Date: June 4 - July 9 Throw yourself into this summer’s party season by creating your own servingware! In this six week class, students will explore the relationship between craft, art, and design through the creation of unique serving vessels. Projects on the wheel will vary from cheese platters to rocks glasses. $300 members/$325 non-members. Tuition includes one bag of clay and firing fees. A non-refundable $100…

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Thrown and Altered with Cheyenne Mallo

June 5, 2018 - July 3, 2018
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$200 – $225

Instructor: Cheyenne Mallo Class Type: Five-week throwing and handbuilding class Skill Level: All levels Day & Time: Tuesdays, 7-9pm Date: June 5 - July 3 Improve your pottery making abilities by learning how to combine handbuilt aspects with thrown elements. Throughout this five week class, students will create functional forms that vary in complexity. Discussions on intent, form, and process will supplement demonstrations and individual work-time.   This class is currently filled. Check back for more classes throughout the year! Join WSW for a member’s…

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September 2018

Handling Attachments

September 24, 2018 - October 22, 2018
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$250 – $275

  Instructors: Rachel Dubicki Class Type: Five-week throwing class Skill Level: All levels Time: Mondays, 6:30-9:00 pm Dates: September 24 - October 22 Tuition: $250 members/$275 non-members, includes one bag of clay and firing fees In this five-week class students will create wheel thrown forms which will incorporate various decorative and functional attachments.  Categories of attachments include: sprigs, handles, spouts and mixed media additives. We register students on a first come, first serve basis and your spot in the class is…

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Handbuilt and Thrown Multiples

September 25, 2018 - October 23, 2018
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$200 – $225

  Instructor: Cheyenne Mallo Class Type: Five-week throwing and handbuilding class Skill Level: All levels Time: Tuesdays, 7:00-9:00 pm Dates: September 25 - October 23 Tuition: $200 members/$225 non-members, includes one bag of clay and firing fees Create work in multiples by making sets of objects both on and off the wheel.  Projects options include: salt/pepper shakers, oil and vinegar dispensers, goblets, and drinking glasses.  Group demonstrations, individual work time, and personalized instruction allow students to work at their own pace. We register students on a first…

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November 2018

Mastering Plates

November 5, 2018 - December 3, 2018
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$200 – $225

  Instructor: Rachel Dubicki Class Type: Five-week throwing and handbuilding class Skill Level: All levels Time: Mondays, 7:00-9:00 pm Dates: November 5 - December 3 Class Capacity: 6 participants Tuition: $200 members/$225 non-members, includes one bag of clay and firing fees Spend some dedicated time with Rachel Dubicki mastering thrown and handbuilt plate forms. This class will cover a multitude of surface approaches on small, medium, and large plates. Class time will include demonstrations on making, decorating, and finishing techniques, while also allowing personal work time. This…

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Ceramic Jewelry Design

November 6, 2018 - December 4, 2018
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$210 – $235

  Instructor: Rachel Dubicki and Cheyenne Mallo Class Type: Five-week handbuilding class Skill Level: All levels Time: Tuesday, 7:00-9:00 pm Dates: November 6 - December 4 Class Capacity: 8 participants Tuition: $210 members/$235 non-members, includes one bag of clay and firing fees Double the fun this winter with two instructors! Learn to integrate new surface techniques into ceramic jewelry design. Throughout this class, students will spend two weeks with each instructor, ending with a joint class on finishing techniques. Class time will include personal work time and…

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February 2019

Crash Course in Clay with Laura Casas

February 26 - March 19
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$160 – $180

Instructor: WSW’s 2019 Chili Bowl Intern, Laura Casas Class Type: Four-week throwing/hand-building class Skill Level: All Levels Time: Tuesdays, 7:00 - 9:00 pm Dates: February 26 - March 19 Join this year’s chili bowl expert in pinching, stretching, cutting, pushing, and pulling clay into form. Whether you’re interested in making pottery or ceramic sculpture, this class will assist you in learning new skills and techniques. Take ideas from concept to finished glazed piece with the help of group demos and personalized instruction. All…

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March 2019

Making the Pot Whole with Rachel Dubicki

March 25 - April 29
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$240 – $270

Instructor: Rachel Dubicki Class Type: Six-week throwing class Skill Level: All Levels Time: Mondays, 7:00 - 9:00 pm Dates: March 25 - April 29 Take your pots to the next level by learning to see the pot as a whole.  Develop a critical eye for addressing the interaction between surface and form in your functional pottery. While this class will build on any existing throwing skills, experience on the wheel is recommended, but not necessary. $240 members/$270 non-members. Tuition includes one bag of…

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The Cup Class with Cheyenne Mallo

March 26 - April 30
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$240 – $270

Instructor: Cheyenne Mallo Class Type: Six-week throwing class Skill Level: All Levels Time: Tuesdays, 7:00 - 9:00 pm Dates: March 26 - April 30 In this six week class, students will explore various drinking vessel forms such as mugs, cups, tumblers, goblets, and espresso cups. Geared primarily towards the wheel, some handbuilding techniques will be covered. $240 members/$270 non-members. Tuition includes one bag of clay and firing fees. 
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May 2019

Throwing Multiples

May 14 - June 18
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$240 – $270

Instructor: Rachel Dubicki Class Type: Six-week throwing class Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced Time: Tuesdays, 7:00 - 9:00 pm Dates: May 14 - June 18 This wheel centered class will focus on learning techniques needed to create multiples. Students will learn how to use measuring tools, such as calipers, as well as create their own tools specific to their individual needs. Students will be encouraged to use class time on personal projects practicing the techniques learned from the class. $240 members/$270…

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Effigies, Memorials, and Altars… OH MY!

May 23 - June 20
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$250 – $281.25

Instructor: Undine Brod Class Type: Five-week handbuilding class Skill Level: All levels Time: Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:00 pm Dates: May 23 - June 20 This class will focus on learning and developing slab-building and modeling (reductive, additive, carving, shaping, etc.) techniques. Additionally, we will dive into creating personal, narrative works that tap into your voice and histories. The resulting works will consist of box forms with multiple removable elements. Depending on the forms you choose to create, the works will…

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July 2019

Throwing 101

July 2 - July 30
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$250 – $281.25

Instructor: Lena Chin Class Type: Five-week throwing class Skill Level: Beginner Time: Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:00 pm Dates: July 2 - July 30 Kick off your summer with an adventure in the ceramics studio! In this five week class, you’ll be introduced to clay and learn the fundamental aspects of wheel throwing. This course is geared towards beginners and will cover wedging, centering, wall pulling, trimming, decorating, and glazing. After this class you’ll have all the skills you need to…

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Hump Molds: On and Off the Wheel

July 11 - August 8
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$200 – $225

Instructor: Rachel Dubicki Class Type: Five-week throwing class Skill Level: Intermediate to advanced Time: Thursdays, 7:00 - 9:00 pm Dates: July 11 - August 8 This five week session will begin with casting plaster hump molds. Students will learn how to work with these molds both on and off the wheel to create compound forms that incorporate handbuilt and thrown elements. $200.00 members/$225.00 non-members. Tuition includes one bag of clay and firing fees. Registration is online only, and is first…

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September 2019

Barrel Firing Workshop

September 5 - September 21
Women’s Studio Workshop, 722 Binnewater Lane
Kingston, 12401 United States
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$360 – $405

Instructor: Deirdre Puleo Class Type: Handbuilding Skill Level: All Levels Time: Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 (Sept. 5-19); full-day firing Saturday, Sept. 21 Firing Rain Date Sept. 28 Dates: September 5 - September 21 Discover a world of pottery without glaze! In this four-session workshop, you’ll learn how to barrel-fire pots — a modified version of the ancient technique of pit firing. We’ll make and prepare pots using terra sigillatta, “glaze” the pots using sawdust, salt, coffee grounds and other organics, and fire everything…

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