Pottery Classes, Beginner & Intermediate 

Potter's Wheel

I love to share my studio with novice and experienced potters alike. The energy and enthusiasm that my fellow potters bring to the space is infectious. Laughter and long-term friendships are founded in every class.


Beginner’s Classes — 4 students per class — 

Three Sessions:

Winter:  Starts week of January 14 to week of February 18

Spring 1:  Starts week of March 18 to week of April 22

Spring 2:  No new students

Classes take place on:

Tuesdays — 6:30 pm to 9 pm 

Wednesdays — 1:30 to 4:00 — 

Class fee is $185 for each six week session, plus clay.  $35 per bag of clay includes glazing and firing of your work

If you have 4 people who are interested in a class (hand-building or the wheel) contact me.  


Intermediate Throwing (students who have taken 2-3 beginners classes)

$140.00 Monthly on an ongoing basis — get your name on the waiting list!

Thursdays — 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm, or 6:00 pm to 9 pm — Full!

This class doesn’t take any breaks — people just can’t stay away!


Call Susan at 613-398-1584 or email susan@potterystudio.ca to book your space —  Classes fill up in a jiffy!

All Classes take place at 25 Hanna Lane, Frankford, Ontario  K0K2C0

$50 deposit is required to hold your space at registration




Make your own baking pans —  $45 if you make one pan, $55 if you make two!

We’ll be hand-building some very functional pie and bread pans. They are so fabulous in the oven that you won’t know how you ever got along without them!

They will be glazed and back to you within a couple of weeks.

Saturday, January 27th, 2018  1:00 to 4:00 pm  — A SECOND WORKSHOP HAS BEEN ADDED — Sunday, January 28th (filled!)

A THIRD WORKSHOP HAS BEEN ADDED!!!!  Saturday, February 3rd, 1:00 to 4:00 pm — Filled.

Email Susan to register at susan@potterystudio.ca or call 1-613-398-1584.  Registration is limited to 6 people.

Imprints in clay!

Bring something to imprint in clay (like a piece of lace, plant material, any kind of texture you like).  We’ll take the imprinted clay and turn it into a beautiful vase for your spring flowers!  $45.00 if you make one vase, $55.00 if you make two!

Saturday, March 24th, 2018  1:00 to 4:00 pm

Email Susan to register at susan@potterystudio.ca or call 1-613-398-1584.  Registration is limited to 6 people.



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Pottery Classes here in Frankford!
Practically Potty Studio
25 Hanna Lane, Frankford, Ont.
905-753-2731 or 613-398-1584

She’s everywhere, she’s everywhere — to check the schedule visit our Events Page for more info!

You can also visit the Ungallery in Picton to see Susan’s pottery and work on paper — just click here for more info!

Or, if you’re looking for more functional work go to Grill’s Orchard.  They have a selection of Susan’s mugs and bowls.


Annual Christmas Open House!

Saturday & Sunday, December 2&3, and December 9 & 10
Noon to 5:00 each day
Pottery by Susan McDonald and students!, plus special guest artisans — jewellry, paintings, prints, cards, etc.
Finger foods, mulled wine, and a free gift for the first 50 guests …
Here at the studio — 25 Hanna Lane, Frankford, On.   Call 613-398-1584 or 905-753-2731 for directions!