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 2017
BYOB ~fridge available
See our Facebook page for more photos and call, or email to register
Minimum of 3 required to keep class open ~ Tell your friends!
Jan 5th 6:30-8:30pm: Tree Silhouette 12" Platter or Coaster Set of 4 ~$45 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!
Leaf Serving Bowl or platter from Clay $45Step-by-step instructions 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! Schedule your own Time for 3 or more people
Multi-Color Clay Bowl or Vase from Clay $50 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! Schedule your own Time for 3 or more people
Jan 12th 6:30-8:30pm Melting Crystals; Specialty Glazes 101 $45 Crystal and Specialty glazes melt and burst with color during the firing. There are 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! You will have a choice of pottery item(s).
Jan 19th 6pm-8:30pm Marble-Glazed Square Platter or Round Plate Set of 4 $85 ***Option: $45 for a single round 12" Plate
Instruction and help with design planning to make an elegant Marbled Platter or Plate Set that will surely bring lots of compliments your way!
Hand Print Workshops: Dec. 17th and 18th Open for Walk-ins 11am-6pm each day
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- Save yourself the stress and purchase a professional custom painting order!
Color Spinner Art! $12 plus the cost of pottery 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, puff "paint" bottles, or paint with bubbles to further personalize your color spinner creation. Great for plates, tiles, bowls and some mugs and vases.
Schedule a mosaic class at your convenience 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.
To Register: Call 573-441-1683 ~ email email@example.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). Credit/debit fees apply per transaction ($1.50 for tickets less than $50, 3% of tickets $50 or more) ~ We accept checks. All classes are subject to change and cancellation. Email or Call to register and check availability in class. Group registration is available!
KIDS Painting and Clay CLASSES 2016
***All classes include instruction for the duration of the project! Register to guarantee your spot and craft, walk-ins are welcome but we recommend calling before coming to make sure the class has met registration and was not cancelled. Parents may stay and help their children or take an hour break and enjoy the shops within walking distance downtown (we have a parking lot).
Nov. 19th Sat. 2pm: Turkey Hand Print Plate - $25
Make a special Thanksgiving plate with a Turkey Handprint! Great as a keepsake or a gift! Staff helps kids with their border design, stamping their name or a short phrase, and hand print elaboration.
Nov. 26th Sat. 9am: Make your own Clay Ornaments! - $25
Make 4 clay ornaments! Learn how to roll a slab, cut out the shapes, add a hole and carve in designs or textures. You may return to paint the ornaments with glaze after bisque firing for a $5 studio fee per painter, or take them as-is and paint with non-fire-able acrylics.
Dec. 3rd Sat. 2pm: Christmas Tree Hand Print Plate - $25
Step-by-step instructions for kids to create a Christmas Tree hand print masterpiece! Includes a fingerprint border, sponged background color, and help with lettering. Additional plates are $15 ea. Custom lettering for a professional finish is available for an additional $10
Dec. 10th Sat. 9am: MistleTOES Foot Print Plate - $25
Staff helps with foot prints and offers step-by-step instruction on how to create this absolutely adorable design! Green and Red Polka dot border is added, and help with lettering. Additional plates are $15 ea. Custom lettering for a professional finish is available for an additional $10
Dec. 17th Sat. 2pm: Paint 3 Ornaments with Step-by-Step Instruction - $25 Kids paint a gingerbread person, Christmas tree, and snowman ornament with step-by-step instructions and color planning. 3 layers of background color is done first, then we add details to each ornament together and learn fun tricks of the pottery painting trade! Kids' names and the year are added to the back on the ornaments.
Dec. 21st Wed. 11am-6pm: Walk-In Same Day Take-home 3-D Glass Snow People Hand Print Ornament - $12
Fun AND ready to take home that day for a decorative and shiny keepsake! A handprint is added to a glass bulb ornament, we show the kids how to turn their fingers into cute snowpeople with paint pens, glitter is added for extra sparkle. Easy and fast for a last minute gift or keepsake. Make additional ornaments for $8 each!
Pottery Wheel Throwing Lessons: All ages welcome! Pottery piece guarantee!
-Introductory Lesson for 1 person: Includes set up, step-by-step instruction, clay, and bisque firing, approx. 1 hour
-Pottery Wheel Throwing for 2: Includes set up, step-by-step instruction, clay, and bisque firing. Approx. 80 min.
-Pottery Wheel Trial for 1 person: Includes set up, general instruction, clay, and bisque firing. Approx. 30 min.
Weekday Special: $45 Full lesson ~ $25 Wheel Trial:
Tuesday - Friday between 11:30am and 3pm (3pm being the latest possible start time for a lesson)
Weekend Wheel Throwing: $60 Full lesson ~ $35 Wheel Trial
Saturday and Sunday between 2pm and 5pm (5pm being the latest start time) *Earlier times slots may be available depending on the date, please email to check on earlier times.
Week Nights (after 4pm): $80 Full lesson for 1 person ~ $120 full lesson for 2 people
***Actual wheel time will vary depending on the person, the lesson is over when your piece is finished or the maximum time is up. Lessons are one-on-one with the pottery instructor.
Wednesday Evenings: latest start time being 6:30pm, Friday Evenings: latest start time 7:30pm
Deposit is required to schedule. Credit/debit fees apply, no additional fee for cash or check.
*Weekly private pottery wheel lessons and Open Wheel Throwing are available based on your experience level. Pricing is arranged per individual based on how often you thrown and whether you pre-order clay or it is included in the lesson. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Email email@example.com to schedule for pottery wheel throwing
Join in on the fun for one class or many; kids have a blast exploring their creative side!