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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.

 



 

In The Beginning There Was Clay with Vianney Paul

Mondays: 7pm – 10 pm
Starting April 4, 2016
Cost: $330* for 12 weeks

Call Vianney at 202-746-1226 or email Vianneypaul@gmail.com

 Beginners: Students will learn how to make cups, bowls, mugs, and other basic forms on the potter’s wheel, as well as other techniques like pinching, coiling, extruding, and slab work. The class also includes occasional readings, playful group exercises, and opportunities for critical thinking and discussion. Vianney has a background in painting and printmaking and a laid-back demeanor.

*Online payment will charge you an additional $11.00 to account for PayPal fees.


 



 

Digging Even Deeper: Honing Your Skills with Vianney Paul

  Tuesdays: 7-10 pm
Starting April 5, 2016
Cost: $330 for 12 weeks

Call Vianney at 202-746-1226 or email Vianneypaul@gmail.com

Intermediate and advanced. The studio will act as a platform for honing your skills, stretching the imagination, and finding your true voice with clay. You will be pushed to take things to the next level! The class also includes occasional readings, playful group exercises, and opportunities for critical thinking and discussion. Vianney has a background in painting and printmaking and a laid-back demeanor.

*Online payment will charge you an additional $11.00 to account for PayPal fees.


 



 

Throwing & Hand building with Chad Collins

Wednesdays: 7-10pm
Starting April 6, 2016

Cost: $330 for 12 weeks
Call Chad at 816-810-2192

All levels welcome! Chad Collins, a NCAA wrestler during his college years, now turns his dexterity to the ceramic world. Students will be taught various pottery techniques with an emphasis on wheel throwing. Weekly demos will be given on specific forms such as vases, pitchers, jars and teapots. Students will come away with a broad range of experiences taught by an outgoing guy.

*Online payment will charge you an additional $11.00 to account for PayPal fees.

 



 

For the Love of Clay with Vicki McComas

Thursdays: 12-3pm
Starting April 7, 2016

Cost: $330 for 12 weeks or $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 $11.00 to account for PayPal fees.
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Throwing and Hand building with Adam Conway

Thursday, 7-10pm
Starting April 7, 2016
Cost: $330 for 12 weeks

Contact Adam at FreeRangePottery.com

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 $11.00 to account for PayPal fees.

 



 

Hand building with Megan Jones

image3Sunday, 6-9pm
Starting April 10, 2016
Cost: $330 for 12 weeks or $230 for 8 weeks
Contact Megan at 816-810-2192

Meant for the beginner to the advanced, students will learn hand building techniques such as coil, slab, and extrusions. Megan specializes in sculpting animals and people, with a love for nature in general. Those interested in wheel throwing are also welcome.

*Online payment will charge you an additional $11.00 to account for PayPal fees.
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Click below for 8 weeks

 



 

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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