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The Mud Room Classes

The Mud Room offers a variety of classes including Pottery Wheel Throwing Lessons, Kids' Classes, and Adult Classes.



Scheduled via phone or email at your convenience

For ages 8 and up. Up to 30 minutes guided time on the wheel, clay, tools and bisque firing. Glazing not included. -We will open more times if these all fill up.

-1 child per time slot.

-We will help the children make one piece.

-They may return at a later date to paint their bowl with glaze and have it glaze fired for a $5 studio fee.

~Ages 7 and under may register - however they may finish quickly, parents must stay

To Register We need: Parent name and phone number, child name and age, and credit card for deposit. All deposits and payments are non-refundable and non-transferable (we will not issue store credit for cancellations). Credit/debit fees apply per transaction ($1.50 in store $2.00 over the phone). We accept checks. We need at least 3 kids registered per day to keep wheel throwing open for that day. Days without at least 3 kids registered will be cancelled and all deposits paid will be refunded. Tell your friends! To register for 2015 summer wheel throwing you may sign up at any time and we will call you 4 weeks prior to the start date for deposit.

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2015 November Day Classes for Kids

To Register: Call 573-441-1683 ~ email ~ or come in.
We need parent name and phone number ~ child name and age ~ Payment is due to finalize registration
All payments are non-refundable and non-transferable and due 1 month before classes start (we will not issue store credit for cancellations and no-shows). To register for 2015 classes you may sign up anytime and we will call you 4 weeks prior to the start date for payment. Registration is not final until payment is received. Credit/debit fees apply per transaction ($1.50 for tickets less than $50, 3% of tickets $50 or more) ~ We accept checks.

Registration required. Minimum of 3 kids required to keep class open - Tell your friends! Classes that do not meet minimum registration will be cancelled and deposits paid will be refunded.

Hand Print Design Step-by-step classes: Saturdays in November 9am or 1pm - $25 per child, $15 each additional pottery piece (hint: make these as gifts!)

11/7 - Turkey Hand Print Hot Plate Turn your handprint into a Turkey on a flat hotplate! Follow step-by-step instructions and add your own flair!

11/14 - Owl Always Love YOU! Plate Transform your handprint into an OWL with a special message! It will be a hoot!

11/21 - Mistle-TOES! Plate Create this cute and popular footprint design! This a great class for parents to make with little ones!

11/28 - Choice Christmas Themed Hand Print Plate Christmas Tree Handprint, Angel Handprint, or Reindeer handprint ~ each hand print plate keepsake turns out unique!

7/7 Tuesday Coil Creations: Vase, flower pot, or bowl made with coiling technique

7/8 Wednesday Fun with textures: Slab building and exploring fun textures. Make an owl wall hanger, a hand-print name plaque, an tray to go with your teapot, or think up your own awesome idea!

7/9 Thursday Teapot: Create a teapot of your own design! Choose an animal theme or go with a classic design, the possibilities are endless!

7/10 Friday Sculpture and pottery wheel: Design a sculpture of your own choosing to create from clay and make a small bowl on the pottery wheel

JULY 19th through 25th: Pottery Wheel For Kids

Lesson 1: Fundamentals: centering: make a condiment bowl

Lesson 2: Practice, practice, practice: Shaping and pulling up: make a mug. Must have taken Lesson 1

Lesson 3 & 4: Piece-Together Project: 2 part lesson ~ must have taken lessons 1 & 2. Throw 3 pieces to put together into 1 larger project. REQUIRES 2 sessions within the same week. Lesson 4 will be held on Friday.

JULY 20th through 23rd: Little Bit of Everything

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Join in on the fun for one class or many; kids have a blast exploring their creative side!

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Pottery Wheel Throwing Lessons For Adults

*Weekly private pottery wheel lessons are available.
$45 Introductory Lesson includes set up, instruction, and bisque firing
$80 Pottery Wheel Throwing for 2: For those wanting to try it out, includes set up, instruction, and bisque firing.
***One-on-one or couples' lessons only; sorry but we do not offer group pottery wheel throwing.
CURRENT DATES AVAILABLE in 2015 ~Appointment Required ~ Scheduled during open hours
~JUNE: Sunday 14th - Saturday 20th
~JULY: Sunday 19th - Saturday 25th
~SEPTEMBER - Pottery Wheel Available All MONTH!
Email or call to schedule for pottery wheel throwing

Adult Painting and Special Technique Classes 2015

- Classes are all-inclusive, no additional cost. BYOB ~fridge available
See our Facebook page, call, or email for current schedule and availability.

Minimum of 4 painters required to keep class open ~ Tell your friends!

Themed Painting Classes $40- 1st and 3rd Fridays of Every Month
Step-by-step pottery painting class includes full instruction, pottery piece, studio cost, supplies, firing, and tax. Each class will explore a variety of glaze application techniques in a step-by-step fashion to make following the design very simple! Go with the given color scheme or develop your own from over 75 glaze colors! You can personalize each piece to match your d├ęcor! And the best part is, it's Functional! Flower vases, platter, serving bowls, trays, and more. Some class themes are: MU design, Moonlit silhouette design, Chevron Platter, Starry Night, Floral patterns, and more!

Color Spinner Art! 2nd and 4th Fridays of every month
See the first photo below! Spin your colors on and watch them fly! This is a Can't-Go-Wrong Design ~ It Always turns out Awesome! Add stamps, stencils, sgraffito, puff "paint" bottles, or paint with bubbles to further personalize your color spinner creation.

Melting Crystals: Specialty Glazes 101- $35 Thursday, April 16th: Vases and Thursday May 28th: Mugs from 6pm-8pm
Get the low-down on the coolest glazes around! The ins and outs of how to make crystal glazes, and your pottery, POP! ***Get 3 or more friends together and schedule this class at your convenience

Mosaic- $35 Schedule a mosaic class for you and some friends or just for yourself! Glue bits and pieces onto a form to create a colorful work of art. Comes with a take-home grout kit and instructions. -OR- BYO(M)B: Bring Your Own Mosaic Blank! Bring in an old chair, table, tray, or frame and use our studio and supplies to turn that trash into art! ~$15 for most BYOMBs grout kit sold separately.

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***All classes are subject to change and cancellation. Email or Call to register and check availability in class. Group registration is available!

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• 1103 E Walnut • Columbia, MO 65201 • Phone (573) 441-1683 •