Fall Classes

Begins week of September 11th – end week of November 13th

What does a class on the Potters Guild include?
  • Saturday and Sunday Open Studio 12pm-6pm (sign up required)
  • 25 lbs clay
  • Studio glazes
  • All bisque and glaze firings
What are the safety protocols in place for classes right now?
  • Masks are optional while inside the building.
  • If you are sick or have been in contact with someone that has tested positive for Covid, do not attend class and contact your teacher.

  • Registration will open at the set time listed below.
  • Please read the information about the course time and level carefully before purchasing your class.
  • Only purchase the class you intend to take.
  • Refunds will not happen immediately. It will take up to 30 days for a refund if you purchase the wrong class or too many classes. Please email the Guild if either of these things happen.
  • If you are using a gift card, you must enter the gift card information at check out. If the gift card is not entered at checkout, you will not be reimbursed for the gift card after your purchase.

BIPOC Opportunity

In accordance with our mission to promote ceramic arts and support a diverse community we are offering a 20% discount on our current classes to blackindigenous, and people of color. 

Please note, this discount process has been updated to make checkout more expedient:
If you identify as a BIPOC and would like to receive this discount please pay for the course in full and then reach out to us at bmorepottersguildtreasurer@gmail.com to receive your 20% reimbursement

Fall Session 2023

  • Classes begin week of September 11th – end week of November 13th
  • Cost: $330 for 10 weeks
  • Registration Opens Sunday, September 3rd at 4:00pm EDT

Monday Evening Class – Intermediate Wheel Throwing

Instructor: Vianney Paul
Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Start Date: Sept 11th
Description: This class is intended for those who have prior experience on the potter’s wheel. You’ve already learned how to center and throw, have made cups, bowls, and know how to attach handles, but would like to expand and hone your skills.

In this class you will learn how to throw consistently and make sets, learn some new shapes and throwing techniques, and explore texture and surface design.
Email vianneypaul@gmail.com with questions

Tuesday Morning Class – All Levels Hand-Building

Instructor: Anna Crooks
Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm
Start Date: Sept 12th
Description: Through the course of this class, students will be instructed in an array of hand-building techniques. Classes will include demonstrations and independent time, where students will be encouraged to pursue the projects of their choosing. We will explore varied modes of expression in a laid-back atmosphere so each student can find techniques that work for them and have fun with clay!
Email anna.y2k.crooks@gmail.com with questions

Tuesday Evening Class – Clay Because It’s Fun

Instructor: Frank Yensan
Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Start Date: Sept 12th
Description: This class is for those who have never touched clay before or who have minimal experience. My hope is to help you fall in love with clay as a medium of expression.

We will begin with some hand building projects to discover how clay works and progress to the wheel. A full spectrum of techniques will be covered. My main goal is that you have a fun learning experience with clay. Because it’s fun!!!!!

Please come to class wearing clothes that will get dirty. An apron is a great thing.
Email clayhandfrank@gmail.com with questions

Wednesday Evening Class – Independent Wheel Throwing

Instructor: Jen Wilfong
Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Start Date: Sept 13th
Description: This is a self-paced self-directed class for intermediate level students who want to develop their throwing skills and learn new decorative techniques. In order to be considered an intermediate level student – you must be able to center, throw and trim a vessel.
Email yummyandco@gmail.com with questions

Thursday Afternoon Class – Beginning wheel + Hand & Figure Building with Diane Wacks and guest sculptor, Diana Myers Adhikari

Instructor: Diane Wacks
Time: 11:00am – 2:00pm
Start Date: Sept 14th
Description: This is an introductory class for people who are interested in both wheel and hand building that includes all-levels hand building. This is a step by step method class that introduces pinch, coil, slab and wheel throwing. Students of every level will benefit from this class as we take our work from raw clay to finished, glazed pieces.
Email dianewacks@gmail.com with questions

Thursday Evening Class – Intermediate Pottery Party

Instructor: Adam Conway
Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Start Date: Sept 14th
Description: This class places an emphasis on supporting students who are eager to build on their existing skills. For intermediate and advanced students, we will focus on refining form and pushing your boundaries on scale and complexity. For all students, effective and efficient wheel and hand building techniques will be demonstrated weekly to improve your success and enjoyment. All this will be delivered with wisdom, 90’s music, whimsy, and a total intolerance is chip and dip bowls.
Email freerange.potter@gmail.com with questions

Register for classes by visiting our Square site!

Questions about classes or our safety mitigation strategies? Email bmorepottersguild@gmail.com