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Urban Easel Art & Pottery

Martinsburg,  West Virginia

Art Classes ~  Events


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. Last 15-20 minutes devoted to clean up.

Then we ‘ll 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 : $136. Person Cash 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 :   $68. Cash discount / $78. 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 :   $140.  Cash discount / $156. Credit

3  Friends 

     COST :   $204.  Cash discount / $224. Credit

4  Friends  :

     COST :   $272.  Cash discount / $292. 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





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  $38. person, + tax  + (1) $28. 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.


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. 


​​To reserve your party, you must sign up online and make a $70. 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 :   $38.   Person Cash +   $ 28. 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 . . . . . . . $ 55. per lesson

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

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

1/2 day, Be a Potter for a Day Experience

Includes complimentary lunch!  4.5 Hours

Saturday April 15, 2023

11 am -  3:30pm 

Cost: $184. Person Cash only 

Make some memories and get creative in our fun beginner pottery wheel class, where you can Be a Potter for a Day!  You'll be in a real working art studio and get a crash course on how to use a pottery wheel.  Instructor will go over the clay process, safety, tools, and give you a quick demo on the wheel, then it’s your turn to give the wheel a spin. In this class, we will concentrate on making a bowl form or cup.  Choose your (1)  favorite piece to keep. 

We'll break around 1 pm  for a quick complimentary lunch          ( pizza ) then regroup to learn how to glaze (paint) to finish your art work.  You'll have a rainbow of premium studio glazes to choose from.  Item will be left in studio to dry for about 1 month & fired in a kiln. Instructor will notify you to schedule pick up. Note: We reserve the right to cancel class, if a minimum of 3 students are not registered. 

Includes : Pottery Wheel Rental, ceramic tool rental, clay rental, class, glaze and kiln firing.  Plus complimentary lunch

Cost:  $184. Person .  CASH ONLY 

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