Mudroom Studio

Contact us: mudroomstudio@gmail.com

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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.

Adult Painting and Pottery Making Classes ~ Photos of Class examples are available via Facebook, email, or in-studio

BYOB! Ages 21+ are welcome to bring adult beverages.
See our Facebook page for more photos and call or email to register for a day and time of your choice

Any of these classes can be scheduled Anyday between 9am-9pm for individuals or groups! A 4 person minimum is required for classes scheduled after 4pm. Pottery cost starts at $16 and up

Tree Silhouette Step-by-step pottery painting class! Each person's piece turns out unique AND you can use it as a functional Plate or Coaster Set! Class cost $25 per person + Pottery cost

Leaf Serving Bowl or platter from Clay $85 Step-by-step instruction on how to make a gorgeous Leaf-textured bowl from clay. Slab and slump mold construction. Easy and fun for anyone, even with no prior clay experience! Each bowl or platter will have a unique shape! Includes: instruction, 3 lbs of clay, bisque firing, return glazing session, and glaze firing. 2 seperate sessions. Schedule your own day and Time for 4 or more people. Glazing session includes instruction on "Wash Technique" to best bring out the leaf design.

Multi-Color Clay Bowl $75 Learn to make a bowl or vase from a mix of red and white clay. Use various instructed techniques to create interesting and beautiful patterns! This project is clear glazed to bring out the striking contrast between the different colored clays. This project does not require you to come back for glazing and the cost includes both bisqeu and glaze firings! Schedule a class for 4 or more people at a time of your convenience!

Specialty Glazes 101: Melting Crystals Crystal speckle and Specialty glazes melt and "burst" with color during the firing. We will show you several tricks to applying specialty glazes that make them come out Amazing, no matter your skill level! Learn about specialty glazes and create a professional looking masterpiece! $25 per person plus pottery cost.

Marble-Glazing Technique $25 per person plus pottery cost
Instruction and help with design planning to make an elegant Marbled Glazing Technique that will surely bring lots of compliments your way!

Hand Print Workshops: Make an appointment anytime during open hours for extra help with little handprints! Help with prints and Design Planning. Make this one count! Get help with tiny handprints from a professional hand printer! See in-studio examples of finished projects. Then DIY and Get tips on design planning, spacing, lettering, and more! -OR- purchase a professional custom painting order done by one of our talented artsits! There is no additional cost to make an appointment for help with prints, call during open hours!

Color Spinner Art! Great for All Ages! Schedule a class for yourself or a group at your convenience!
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, writing, or paint with bubbles to further personalize your color spinner creation. Great for plates, tiles, bowls and some mugs and vases. $25 per person + pottery cost ($20 pottery minimum)

To Register: Call 573-441-1683 ~ email mudroomstudio@gmail.com ~ or come in.
All payments are non-refundable and non-transferable and due upon registration (we will not issue store credit for cancellations and no-shows). Gift cards for walk-in pottery painting may not be used towards classes. All classes are subject to change. Email or Call to register and check availability in class. Large Group registration is available!

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Classes for Kids!

***Kids will have a blast exploring their creative side! We ask that parents/caregivers only stay if their child requires assistance due to special needs. Otherwise, please allow your child space to create freely! Our staff is fully vaccinated!

Hand Building with Clay- by appointment only
$25 per person includes 1 pound of clay, hand tools, typed guidelines for clay building, up to 90 minutes studio time, bisque firing. This is not a step-by-step class, Follow guildelines and create whatever you like! "Helper" studio time is $12. A helper is a person who is touching another person's clay and assisting with molding that person's piece. Additional time is available for $5 per 30 min, additional clay is available for $5 per pound.

We have Lots of FUN Classes that you can schedule by appointment!
Check out our Facebook event page for dates, details, and example photos on the step-by-step pottery painting and pottery making classes we have available! https://www.facebook.com/pg/themudroomcomo/events/?ref=page_internal

Handprint Plaque from clay $35
A keepsake that will last lifetimes! Make a handprint impression in clay and then decorate it with fun designs and stamp in your name! Makes a great gift! Schedule this class with the pottery instructor via email mudroomstudio@gmail.com. Clay requires up to 4 weeks drying and bisque firing time. After it is bisque fired you can return for a second session to glaze and have it glaze fired for $10 or take home and paint it with acrylics to add color with no firing needed!

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All Pottery Wheel dates and times are Currently FULL through summer, more dates and times will be added in the Fall starting in September. Pottery Wheel Throwing Lessons: All ages welcome! Pottery piece guaranteed!

Our skilled instructor will walk you through the steps to create your own bowl on the pottery wheel in a one on one lesson! It's a fun and memorable experience! Lessons are scheduled individually or for up to 4 people consecutively ~ Choose a pre-made piece to paint while you wait!

Full Pottery Wheel Lesson $65
Includes 2 sessions. 1st session is scheduled on dates the pottery wheel is available, includes step-by-step, one on one, detailed instruction, tools, clay, and bisque firing, up to 1 hour wheel time. 2nd session: walk-in within 6 months after bisque firing to paint your bowl with glaze and have it glaze fired.

Short Pottery Wheel Lesson $45
Includes 2 sessions: a scheduled lesson and a walk-in glazing session. Same information as Full lesson, up to 30 minutes wheel time

Pottery Wheel Lesson for 2 people $120
Includes 2 sessions, a scheduled lesson session, and the return glazing session. See full lesson info. Schedule up to 4 people consecutively. Wheel time will be shortened per person.

4 consecutive weekly Lessons for 1 person: $220
Take 4 lessons to progress and learn new techniques each time. All return visits for glazing and glaze firing are included. Learn the basics of wheel throwing and centering, strategies for pulling up and gaining more height, attaching pulled handles, 3 basic forms. Great for new ceramic artists looking to get into wheel throwing as a hobby or vocation. Scheduled during dates the pottery wheel is available. Full payment due on first lesson, unless approved for weekly payments by the instructor. No refunds or make-ups for missed lessons.

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Classes will be scheduled individually with the pottery instructor. The best way to schedule a lesson is to email mudroomstudio@gmail.com, once a date and time has been set you can call or bring in your deposit to finalize the booking.

***Actual wheel time will vary depending on the person, the lesson is over when your piece is finished or the maximum time is up -overworking the clay leads to collapse! Lessons are one-on-one with the pottery instructor.
Deposit is required to schedule. No gift cards or coupons are accepted for pottery wheel lessons.

-Bisque firing is the first firing that hardens clay before it can be painted with glaze and fired a 2nd time to a shiny glazed finish
-Clay requires adequate drying time before it can be bisque fired. Drying can take anywhere from 2-6 weeks before it can be bisque fired, longer if really thick. We will call you when your bowl or sculpture has be bisque fired and is ready for painting. You may walk-in anytime during open hours for painting within 4 months after the date of the call (we will try to call with a 2nd reminder, if needed). If you come for painting after 4 months the cost for painting glaze onto your piece and glaze firing is $10 (or pick up as is and paint at home with acrylic paint without firing) We will hold pottery wheel bowls for up to 8 months, after that we cannot guarantee to hold it any longer. Please communicate with us if you need additional hold time, we have been know to keep things for over several years when needed.

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



©2011 The Mud Room Pottery Studio
• 111 S. 9th Street, Ste. 140 • Columbia, MO 65201 • Phone (573) 441-1683 •