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Students will receive individual instruction based on experience, as well as group instruction. All levels are welcome, from beginner to advanced. Some classes focus on hand building, others focus on throwing on the potter’s wheel, and some cover both types of clay techniques. A brief biography of the instructors is given below with the class schedule. Classes run one day per week for the specified number of weeks. Please contact us or the instructors for more information. Click on the instructors names to find out more information about them.

Hand Building Creepy, Crawly, Creative Creatures with Diane Wacks

Saturdays: 9:30Am – 11:30Am
Starting June 17, 2017
Cost: $150* for 6 weeks

Call Diane at 410-842-3281 or Email Diane
Hand building class for children ages 7 – 10.

Diane has taught ages 5-12 for the last 40 years in both public and private school. She was principal and teacher for a Sunday School program that she started and ran for 17 years. She created a preschool curriculum that used tactile materials to help young children learn. She has a master’s degree in education k-12.

*Online payment will charge you an additional $5.00 to account for PayPal fees.

Throwing and Hand Building  with Stephanie Wicker

Mondays: 7pm – 10 pm
Starting July 10, 2017
Cost: $230* for 8 weeks

Call Stephanie at 443-695-9285 or Email Stephanie

This class is offered to beginners but all skill levels are welcome!

Stephanie is an avid clay lover and is excited to introduce people to the ceramics world.  She holds a BS in ceramics from Towson University and has been working with clay for 15 years.  This class will focus on all aspects of working with clay, such as wheel throwing, slab building, coiling, pinch forming, sculpture and glazing.  During the class students will see demonstrations and will engage in class discussions while working on their projects.  Students will also be encouraged to explore all the tools and equipment the studio has to offer to create their art works.

*Online payment will charge you an additional $8.00 to account for PayPal fees.

Conscious Crafting with Adam Conway

Thursday, 7-10pm
Starting July 11, 2017
Cost: $230* for 8 weeks

Email Adam

All student levels are welcome. This class will provide both an introduction to the basics, and challenges to the boundaries of your skills. Starting with essentials of the wheel-throwing process, we will work towards maximizing volume and increasing complexity of form and design while also learning about glazing and studio safety.

*Online payment will charge you an additional $8.00 to account for PayPal fees.

Throwing and Hand building with Whitney Simpkins

Simpkins1Wednesdays: 7-10 pm
Starting July 12, 2017
Cost: $230* for 8 weeks

Call Whitney at 904-504-3835 or Email Whitney

All levels welcome. Start with the basics, we will explore new techniques in a relaxed environment. Whether you want to learn the basics or advance your skills, we will focus on your individual needs.  We will explore the potential of clay for both functional work and decorative pieces.

*Online payment will charge you an additional $8.00 to account for PayPal fees.

For the Love of Clay with Vicki McComas

Thursdays: 12-3pm
Starting July 13, 2017

Cost:  $230* for 8 weeks
Call Vicki at (410) 327-6635

Join Vicki in creating functional or sculptural works, utilizing hand-building and/or throwing techniques. Make works that warm both the heart and the soul. Vicki’s love for clay spans more than 30 years and reflects the world around her in extraordinary ways. She is a graduate of Maryland Institute College of Art and has been in their Continuing Studies program since 1985. Her work is featured in galleries in Pennsylvania, Texas, and Maryland. All levels are welcome and lunch is included!

*online payment will charge you an additional $8.00 to account for PayPal fees.


Throwing and Hand Building with Tamer Zaki

tamer-zakiThursdays: 7-10pm
Starting July 13, 2017

Cost: $230* for 8 weeks
Call Tamer at (410) 306-5192

All levels welcome! Tamer’s ceramics are inspired by Japanese forms and textures. In this class, students will learn how to make bowls, cups, plates, and vases on the potter’s wheel. We will also include demonstrations of large platters, casseroles, and multi-element vessels.




*online payment will charge you an additional $8.00 to account for PayPal fees.

Class Registration Please call the instructors with questions about specific classes or to register for classes. Alternatively, call the Potters Guild (410-235-4884). Payment is due by the first class meeting. Our current classes are for adults unless otherwise stated in the description. Major credit cards accepted. Our studio is wheelchair accessible.

Additional Information The Potters Guild follows Baltimore City’s policy for school closures due to snow. Materials and Firing Fee are included in CLASS price – Cash or checks preferred. A class that fails to meet the minimum enrollment may be canceled.  If you need to withdraw, do so on or before the second time the class meets to receive a full refund. After the second class, no refunds will be given.

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