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

SPRING BREAK DAY CAMP and Day Classes for Kids

Monday March 24 - Friday March 28 ~ 9am - 12pm Daily

Pricing: Full week: $175 ~ Day Class: $40

Full Week Includes: All supplies and firing, instructed projects, tye-dye T-shirt, full time attendant for group, snack, cups for tap water -or bring a water bottle, return to paint clay work at no extra charge.

Day Class Includes: All supplies and bisque firing, instructed projects, full time attendant for group, snack, and cups for water.

To Register: Call 573-441-1683 ~ email mudroomstudio@gmail.com ~ or come in.
We need parent name and phone number ~ child name and age ~ $25 deposit.
Deposit is Required to register ~ All payments are non-refundable and non-transferable (we will not issue store credit for cancellations and no-shows). If you register but do not submit deposit your time slot may be given away. Credit/debit fees apply per transaction ($1.50 in store $2.00 over the phone) ~ We accept checks.

Registration required. Minimum of 3 kids required to keep class open - Tell your friends!

March 24 - Mon

Clay name plaques: An awesome plaque made from clay to hang on your wall with your name on it! We will roll out the clay, add holes for hanging, stamp, carve, or write names on the plaque, add other stamps for design, roll and press in textures, and MORE!

Tye-Dye Over-Shirts: to keep clothes clean for the rest of the week. The shirt will stay at The Mud Room and come home with the kids on Friday.

March 25 - Tues

Coil Flower Pot: We will make a flower pot from red and white clay using coils to build our design. Each one will turn out unique and amazing!

Starting Seeds for our Flower Pot: We will start seeds that kids will take home that day to later plant in their hand-made flower pot!

Watering and Growth Chart: This should help little ones remember to keep up with watering and keep track of the growth of their plant!

March 26 - Wed

Leaf Bowl: Make a bowl with leaf impressions! We will cut out leaf shapes, press in silk leaves for texture (we will be using fake leaves to avoid any allergic reactions), and arrange them in a slump mold to construct our leaf bowl masterpiece. You may return at a later date to paint your bowl with glaze at no additional charge.

Tree Life Cycle Poster: We will identify which types of trees our leaves came from and make a poster diagram of the life cycle of a tree using rubbings from our leaves

March 27 - Thurs

Animal Banks: Make your own bank! Choose and animal (or combination of animals) and construct a bank in that design! We will have animal images available to look at for ideas ~ Or construct a fantasy dragon, unicorn, or monster bank!

March 28 - Fri

Color Spinner Plate: 8 inch plate with color spinner design ~ squeeze your colors on and let your imagination fly! Add stamps, stencils, writing, sgraffito

Foam Sticker Picture Frames: Fun with stickers and foam frames!

Paint your Name Plaque that we made on Monday (applies only to kids registered for the whole week)

KIDS WHEEL THROWING $18: Tues- Thursday 1pm, 2pm, 3pm starts each day

For ages 8 and up. Up to 50 minutes guided time on the wheel, up to 2 pounds of clay, additional clay is $5 each ball. -We will open more times if these all fill up.

-1 child per time slot.

-We will help the children make at least one finished piece.

-They may make more, but only one is guaranteed.

-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 $10 deposit. All deposits and payments are non-refundable and non-transferable (we will not issue store credit for cancellations). If you register but do not pay deposit by March 20th your time slot may be given away. Credit/debit fees apply per transaction ($1.50 in store $2.00 over the phone). We accept checks.

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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.



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