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.

Kids’ Classes ~ 2014 summer classes are full ~

2015 SUMMER DAY CAMP and Day Classes for Kids

June 15th-18th: Glazing Galore 9:30-12pm

June 23rd -25th: Pottery Wheel For Kids - $20 each session -See details below

July 6th-9th: Clay Creations 9am-12pm

July 14th-16th: Pottery Wheel for Kids - $20 each session -See details below

July 20th-23rd: Little Bit of Everything 9:30-12pm M-Th

July 28th-30th: Pottery Wheel for Kids - $20 each session -See details below

Pricing: Full week: $170 ~ Day Class: $45

Full Week Includes: All supplies and firing, instructed projects, full time attendant for group, fresh fruit snack, cups for tap water -or bring a water bottle, return to paint clay work at no extra charge when registered for the full week.

Day Class Includes: All supplies and bisque firing, instructed projects, full time attendant for group, fresh fruit snack, and cups for water. Glazing of claywork not included ($5 on return)

To Register: Call 573-441-1683 ~ email mudroomstudio@gmail.com ~ 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.

JUNE 15th - JUNE 18th: Glazing Galore!

6/15 - Monday Color Spinner and Mosaic tile: Project 1: Spin colors onto a pottery piece to make a fantastic design. Project 2: glue bit and pieces to make a mosaic tile

6/16 - Tuesday Hand print & Finger print art: Create an awesome scene with your hand and/or fingerprints

6/17 - Wednesday Melting Crystals: Amazing designs with specialty glazes and lots of layers

6/18 - Thursday Silhouette design: Step-by-step painting class ~ each one turns out unique!

JUNE 23rd through 25th: Pottery Wheel Throwing 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 7TH through 10TH: CLAY CREATIONS

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

7/9 Thursday Teapot: Create a teapot of your own design

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

JULY 14th through 16th: 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

7/20 Monday Hand-building with clay: Coils, slabs, and textures to make a clay creation

7/21 Tuesday Color Spinner & Mosaic Frame

7/22 Wednesday Wheel throwing and Finger print scene painting

7/23 Thursday Wheel Throwing and 3-D Paper Quilling

JULY 28th through 30th: Pottery Wheel Throwing for Kids

2015 SUMMER POTTERY WHEEL THROWING FOR KIDS $20 Each session:

Scheduled on the hour between 10am and 2pm for the dates listed below

June 23-25, 2015

July 14-16, 2015

July 28-30, 2015

For ages 8 and up. Up to 40 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.

~ some exceptions may be made for younger children- however it may be a shorter time slot.

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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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.
$60 initial lesson ~ (includes glazing) - pricing varies after that depending on frequency of lessons.
$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.

Purchasing Low-fire Earthenware Clay for in-studio Hand Building use:
*firing is available at additional cost
Clay per pound $3
10 pounds of clay $20
25 pounds of clay $40

Adult Classes

Saturdays 4pm-6pm

Glazing Classes include step-by-step instruction, tools, supplies, and firing; pick-up 4-7 days later.

Clay working classes include 2 lbs. of clay, step-by-step instruction, tools, supplies, and first “bisque” firing; clay requires up to two weeks drying time before firing. Additional clay is available for purchase. We will call you once it is bisque fired, you can pick up as-is or stay and paint a glaze onto it and have it glaze fired for the cost of a studio fee ($7).

Check out our Gallery page for examples or visit us at the Mud Room to see some finished products.

May 25th, 4pm-6pm - Crystal and Pottery Glazes 101 $20 + piece(s)
Dazzle your family and friends with a professional looking piece of pottery made by you! Use crystal and specialty glazes with our helpful techniques to create amazing results.

June 1st, Sat. 4pm-6pm - Leaf Bowl or Vase $55
See example of leaf bowl below (made from terra cotta – red clay). Each one turns out unique!

June 8th, Sat. 4pm-6pm - Silhouette Forest Design with Scratch through border $45
Step-by-step instructions, easy as pie! Email and we will send you an example of this striking design. Friends and family will be impressed with your skills and they will never believe how easy it was to make! Cost includes instruction and 10.5" round plate

June 15th, Sat. 4pm-6pm- 4th of July Fireworks Design - Color Spinner (glazing class) $15 + piece(s)
Every piece turns out awesome when you use the color spinner!! This 4th of July platter will impress everyone! Use as a fun party platter, or groovy plate for any occasion!

June 22nd, Sat. 4pm-6pm- Wax Resist 101 $20 + piece(s)
Instruction on layering with wax resist and scratch through designs using crystal and specialty glazes.

June 29th, Sat. 4pm-6pm - Mosaic Tray $45
Choose from endless colorful bits and pieces, make a pattern or design, and glue them onto a wooden tray. Take your masterpiece home the same day, let dry for 24 hours and follow the instructions in your take-home grout kit.

July 6th, Sat. 4pm-6pm - Color Spinner (glazing class) $15 + piece(s)
Colors fly in every direction! Make a Game Day platter or chip-n-dip server that will amaze your family and friends!

July 13th, Sat. 4pm-6pm- Leaf Bowl or Vase $55
Step-by-step instructions, easy as pie! Construct a bowl or vase from clay with real leaf texture!

July 20tht, Sat. 2pm-4pm - Scratch Through Design 101
"Drawing" on a design by taking away. Step-by-step, follow a design template or come up with your own! $20 + pottery

July 27th, Sat. 4pm-6pm- Silhouette Forest Design with Scratch through border $45 (includes 10.5" plate)
Step-by-step instructions, easy as pie! Email for an example of this striking design. Friends and family will be impressed with your skills and they will never believe how easy it was to make!

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***All classes are subject to change and cancellation. Email or Call to register. A a deposit is required and is refundable only upon cancellation 10 or more full business days before the scheduled class - no exceptions! The deposit may be applied towards your total cost on the day of the class and may be transferred in case something prevents you from attending. "No-shows" may not receive a refund or transfer for deposit - no exceptions.



©2011 The Mudd Room Pottery Studio
• 1103 E Walnut • Columbia, MO 65201 • Phone (573) 441-1683 •