Pottery Painting Workshop - All Things Watermelon
Sunday, June 30th 1:00-2:30 pm.
Prices range from $18.50 - $42.50 (Depending upon piece chosen).
Join us in the Studio for a fun and relaxing afternoon of pottery painting. We will be creating our very own watermelon serving piece! Studio staff will be there to help you every step of the way to create your very own masterpiece.
Choose your piece from the items listed and be ready to bring on the watermelon!
Seating is LIMITED for this event.
Contact the Studio with any questions.
This activity is suitable for artists 8 and up.
Beginner/Intermediate Adult Stained Glass Workshop/Class
Work at Your Own Pace
Saturdays, Beginning July 13th through August 10th
Join us in the Studio to learn about the art of Stained Glass making. With over 30 years of glass making experience we will give you basic training in the traditional Tiffany Method of stained glass. Each student will learn how to cut straight lines, wrap pieces with copper foil, and solder their work of art together.
Each week you will develop your project and at the end of your session you will complete a hand made work of art by YOU!!
At check out CHOOSE the Stained Glass piece you would like to create. Our STRAIGHT LINES piece is recommended for beginners, our CURVED LINE piece is appropriate for beginner/intermediate.
Price per person: $160
Includes all instruction, materials, equipment and in Studio work time.
Finished piece will measure approximately 9 x 9 inches..
Students can choose to solder the finished edges of their piece or purchase a wood frame made to order for their creation. Wood frames will be available at the end of the class for an additional $30.
KIDS Wheel Try-It Session Ages 8+
Saturday, Saturday, July 13th 1:00-2:15 pm.
Working on the wheel is an fun and "messy" experience. You will be introduced to the basics of working on the Potter's Wheel. We will cover centering, throwing cylinders, and bringing up walls. This is a great session for any child who has expressed an interest in giving the wheel a try. Any pieces that survive the firing process will be glazed in your choice of colors.
Price includes materials, instructions, and firings.
First-time wheel throwers experience high loss rates due to air bubbles. Dress to get muddy, we provide full-length aprons. Make sure to wear shoes that can get dirty; open-toed shoes. Pieces will undergo a lengthy drying process to improve overall outcomes. We will call you when your pieces are ready for pick-up, approximately 30 days after session.
Your child must be able to function well independently, be willing to follow instructions and safety rules of the Studio. While parents are welcome to stay and watch, we request that parents not physically assist your child. We will have knowledgeable, and experienced staff on hand to assist your child so as to achieve the best outcome.
Parents PLEASE NOTE - this session is an EXPERIENCE.
We do not guarantee that your child will have any pieces that will survive the firing process. If you or your child will find a lack of finished pieces too disappointing, then we recommend you do not register for this session.
Please contact the Studio with any questions or concerns regarding your child's participation in this session (540) 364-2834.
Saturday, July 13th, 2:00-4:00 pm.
Fused Glass Summer Themed Lantern Workshop
$64.50 per lantern
No experience needed. This is a wonderful inter-generational event and we create all the base pieces to ensure that your finished piece is a delightful success.
Our fused glass lantern is sure to become a Studio favorite!
The lantern measures approximately 11" tall and 6" wide for each of the four sides.
We use granulated glass so even little ones can have fun creating right along side adults. You can split the 4 panels between 2 artists.
Appropriate for ages 6 and up with parental supervision.
Christmas Tree Painting Workshop
Saturday, July 20th
Join us in the Studio and get a head start on Christmas! Choose your piece and benefit from our event pricing:
Pricing includes all materials, instructions, and firings. We will call you when your piece is ready to be picked up approximately 10-14 days after event.
Additional offerings can be purchased the day of the event.
Gold or Silver paint (applied after firing) $6.50 each
Glittering Snow (applied after firing) $8.50 each
Clear Twist Bulbs $8.50 set of 75
Clear, Yellow, or Red Star $2.50
Summer Clay Bird Bath Hand Building Workshop
Sunday, July 21st
1:00 - 3:00 pm.
Ages 8 and Up
38.50 per person
Join us in the Studio to learn all the basics of working with clay slabs to create your one of a kind hanging bird bath. We will incorporate texture, simple sculptural techniques, and forming projects out of clay.
This is a wonderful intergenerational workshop and is perfect for any clay skill level from beginner to advanced.
Your finished piece will stay with us in the Studio to fully dry before it begins the firing process. While you are in the workshop, you will pick a color for glazing and our Studio Associates will glaze your finished piece for you.
We will contact you when your piece is complete and ready for pick up.
******While we make every effort for your piece to survive the firing process, pieces are lost due to explosions during the firing process. By purchasing this workshop you understand that pieces are sometimes lost during firing. *********