Clay is easy at The Art Garage!

Wet clay is fun to work with and the creative possibilities are endless. Remember loving play-dough as a kid? You can create with clay in similar ways. Come create permanent clay art and appreciate it forever! The Art Garage has all the tools you need in our relaxed South Austin studio, just bring your imagination!

We also create with clay in our kids art classes, art camps, and clay art parties!  Check it out!

HOW BUILDING WITH CLAY WORKS!

First Visit

  • Select from three walk-in clay options: pendants, plaque, or a ball of clay (see below for details!)
  • Our teaching artists will bring all your supplies & help you get started
  • Sculpt your piece on the first visit
  • Leave your work at The Art Garage to dry & be fired the first time in the kiln

Second Visit

  • Return to the studio to paint the piece two weeks after sculpting
  • We will fire your art in the kiln a second time, which alllows the color to “pop”
  • Pick your piece up one week after painting!

Clay Pendants

Come create your own beautiful clay pendants!  Using all kinds of fun clay tools & textures, design your own wearable artwork!  Design your pendants on the first visit, leave them at the studio to dry and be fired, and return in two weeks to paint.  After painting, we’ll fire your pieces a second time and you can return to pick up your creations in one week!

Cost: $30.  Includes all tools & instruction, returning to paint, both kiln firings, and a leather cord.

Clay Plaques

Create clay plaques!  You can capture growing hand and footprints, stamp a unique message or quote, and make special personalized signs!  We’ll get you started with a 6 inch plaque and tons of tools to create with.  Leave your work at the studio to dry, be fired in the kiln, and return in two weeks to glaze.

Cost: $30.  Includes all tools & instruction, returning to paint, and both kiln firings.

Clay Sculpture

Create your own unique sculptures with clay!  Our teaching artists will help get you started with a ball of clay, then let your imagination run wild to design your own sculpture.  You can make figurines, small bowls, dishes, and more.  Leave your work at the studio to dry, be fired in the kiln, and return in two weeks to glaze.

Cost: $30.  Includes all tools & instruction, returning to paint, and both kiln firings.