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Urban Easel Art & Pottery

Martinsburg,  West Virginia

Art Classes ~  Events

* BEST VALUE * - Sunday Spin

3 hours

Sunday Spin Beginner Pottery Wheel experience.  Instructor will provide a quick demo, then let get you dive into pottery and get your hands dirty. This is a crash course on the basics of pottery wheel, focus of this class will be learning to make a wheel thrown bowl or mug.  Last 15-20 minutes devoted to clean up. This is really 2 classes in one day.

Then we ‘ll  switch gears and go over how to glaze and finish your art work. Includes (3 ) 1 lb. balls of premium stoneware clay, tool rental, materials plus premium glaze and kiln firing of your favorite art work.  Project will be left at studio to dry & will be fired in a kiln. Expect finished work to be complete in about a month. ​

Cost : $135. Person Cash discount  / $156.  Credit

* * NEW **  :  Take Home  Monthly Pottery Wheel Rental 

Cost: $130. Month.  OR  $75. ( Bi-weekly)

Get creative and rent our pottery wheel and enjoy using in the comfort of your home.

Includes: Electric table top pottery wheel and 1 pottery bat. Can be used with standard US plug.

This is for wheel rental only, does NOT include: clay, tool, glaze, firing. 

Pottery Wheel Rental + Take Home Kit

Cost: $184. Month  OR  $140. ( Bi-weekly)

Includes everything in our Pottery Wheel Rental, plus clay rental, ceramic tool rental, and special discounted rate on our glaze & kiln firing package.  Clay does not have to be purchased from us, to practice with, however we will only fire our own studio clay in our kiln. ( no exceptions)

* Requires Govt. Issued Picture ID, and contract to rent, age 21 + only.  

Try it, Pottery Wheel Group Class

2 hours

Our Try it  Group Wheel Workshop, is a one day,  2 hour class. Teacher will give you a quick intro and demo for wheel throwing, then you try it.  Materials, supplies, and 1 brick of clay are included, to borrow while in studio. Last 15-20 minutes of class is devoted to clean up. All students required to bring (1) hand towel you don't mind getting dirty to class.  Like and Follow our facebook page to be alerted to when new classes are added.

No walk -ins.   ** Registration required. **

Since the purpose of this class is to give students the experience, our expectation is that all pieces created during class will be deconstructed and clay recycled.  If you are particularly pleased with your piece and instructor feels its structurally sound,  to likely fire successfully you may opt to have your item fired for an additional fee . Then return for a 2nd class, in about a month to glaze ( paint) your art work.

COST (1) Person :   $80. Cash discount / $88. Credit

Spinning with Friends

2 hours

A one time ( 2 hours ) PRIVATE  pottery wheel lesson can be scheduled with your friends, date night, or great as a Parent/ Child bonding time, or birthday celebration.  Additional time can be schedule at a rate of $45. an hour. You'll have the entire studio and instructor reserved just for your group.  Workshop includes demo, pottery tools, and wheel rental during class time. Last 15-20 minutes are devoted to clean up.  Options to fire/glaze are available, for additional fee.  But only if instructor thinks your pieces will withstand a firing.  If you get your item fired, expect to return in a few weeks for a 2nd glaze session & quick glaze class. We'll notify you when it's ready & you can schedule a time to come by.  

2  Friends  :

     COST :   $150.  Cash discount / $170. Credit

3  Friends 

     COST :   $225.  Cash discount / $255. Credit

Make a Mug Hand-building Clay Class 

2.5 Hours

Imagine sipping your morning coffee, tea or hot chocolate from a hand built ceramic mug made by you!  No experience necessary. We’ll cover a variety of techniques, using texture and glaze to learn how make & decorate your mug for your one of a kind piece. *Students can choose to design with a rainbow of glaze choices during the class OR pick one of 5 studio glaze combos for the instructor to apply later. Last 15-20 minute devoted to clean up.

What’s included: Instruction, clay, tools, glazes*, a kiln firing for your art work. The process from start to finish can take about 4 weeks and Instructor will notify you when your creations are ready. 

Classes are small & limited to students age 12 & up. Masks are required.

A non refundable deposit is required to reserve a spot. Deposit will be deducted from total. Remainder due at the start of class. I look forward to sharing my love of pottery with you!

COST:  $ 98. Person

Give it a Spin

1:15 Hour

This is our teaser class, with 1 hour to try out the Pottery Wheel.  If you like what you made,  you'll have option add on our firing & glaze package @ $26. Cash only.  Choice of (1) color to have instructor glaze (paint).  Last 10 minutes devoted to clean up. Finished art work to be picked up in about 5 weeks.

Cost: $68. Person

Onsite Paint Party

2 hours

Let Urban Easel Art host your next mini party!  Ideal for a small get together with just 4-6 people.  Onsite mini paint parties are held in our Martinsburg Studio, are just  $40. person, + tax  + (1) $55. party fee, and are great for a small get together with a few friends, or ladies night out. All art supplies and materials are included.

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With Urban Easel you can take the stress out of planning for an event! All you have to do is provide any refreshments to accommodate your guests, and we do the rest – that includes setting up, cleaning up art materials and providing all the necessary art supplies. 

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​​To reserve your party, you must sign up online and make a $55. non refundable deposit. This will be applied towards cost of event. We'll send you info on how to pay,once a date/time has been scheduled.

COST :   $40.   Person Cash +   $ 55. Party Fee

Private Lessons

For private lessons, our instructors focus on challenging an artist's existing skills and taking them to a more advanced level, while introducing them to new techniques, materials and styles in fine art. We offer skills in drawing, acrylic painting, water color, oil pastels, Curriculum's are customized to build students skills and knowledge of art with their interests in mind. We customize a curriculum or area of focus where our art students will build confidence, see results and have a fun experience too. Private lesson pricing based on 1 student per session and includes all art supplies. Canvas painting add $10.  These can take place weekly or just a one time deal. Just contact me to make an appointment.  Select day and evening hours are available, in  our Martinsburg studio. Private lessons are cash only and are due at time of service. These are only offered in Fall/ winter time. 

60 minute lesson . . . . . . . $ 60. per lesson

61-90 minute lesson . . . . .$ 75. per lesson

91 - 120 minute lesson . . .$ 95. per lesson

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