The Ceramic Place Newsletter, July 2017

July has arrived! If the hot weather has you sweltering, remember we have AIR CONDITIONING! Paint with us and be cool! We have a warm and inviting atmosphere. Bring your family and friends and make a memory!

Don’t forget to schedule your party with us!! Check out our party info on our website Remember, there is NEVER a studio fee to paint at The Ceramic Place.

WE ARE OPEN EVERY DAY 11am to 9pm!! If we have no customers we might choose to close at 8pm.

July 23rd – July 29th is SHARK WEEK. Paint a shark and you will receive 15% off all week long. We have fun shark pieces to paint.

PLAN AHEAD for your kids to attend Ceramic Kids Workshops, July 18th & 20th and August 15th & 17th. Both sessions are from 1-3pm. For ages 5 – 12 Years. These classes offer different techniques and ceramic pieces. The techniques may include sponge painting, toothbrush painting, chalkboard paint, crystallite paint, splatter paint, elements paint, etc. Sign your kids up at Mill Creek Parks and Recreation website or call them at 425-551-7254.

We have an all month long RAFFLE! No need to be present to win. To get a raffle ticket you need to do two things, check-in at our studio on Facebook and make a purchase of $10 or more. Limit one ticket per person per day. The drawing will be held on PTYF each month. The winner may choose one free piece, priced at $20 or less.

Paint Till You Faint is on Saturday, July 22nd. There is no potluck on this Paint Till You Faint.

WINE CHEERS PLATE

Make this fun wine plate! This class is on Sunday, July 16th at 3pm and is taught by Marilyn. Adults invited and older kids with parental approval. Techniques include paper masking, tissue paper transfer, and fine lining. This class project was made on a 12” Coupe Charger Plate for $42, but you may choose a 10” Coupe Dinner Plate for $24. There is a class fee of $12. Requires the use of a fine liner brush, use your own or purchase one from us for $16.

Wine Cheers Plate

Glass Wind Chime Class

Make this Glass Wind Chime to sweeten the sounds around you. This class is on Saturday, July 29th at 3pm and is taught by Marilyn. Ages 6 and up invited to attend. Glass cost is $40 including 16 wire hangers. You may embellish your glass for no extra cost. Dichroic glass has an extra fee. Class fee is $12. Photo shows wind chime unstrung.

Glass Wind Chime

July Holidays to Celebrate:

  • 4 – Independence Day – WE ARE CLOSED. Independence Day commemorates the Declaration of Independence of the 13 colonies from British rule in 1776.
  • 15 - Cow Appreciation Day – Paint a cow and you will receive 10% off each cow you paint.
  • 20 - Moon Day – Paint any moon piece and receive 10% off each moon piece you paint. Moon Day commemorates man’s first walk on the moon in 1969.
  • 23 - 29 - SHARK WEEK! – Paint any shark and receive 15% off all week.
  • 31 - Mutt Day – Paint a dog (mutt) and you will receive 10% off each dog you paint.

Check our website for all the special nights we have each month. Remember to Like us on our Facebook page to see what’s happening and chat with other folks who visit us at The Ceramic Place. (When you like us, drop down the menu and click "get notifications" to receive everything from us). Post photos of your art for all to enjoy and view our photos! We have lots of them to give you inspiration.

GLASS FUSION!!! We will give you on the spot instruction anytime you are here. Make MOM a unique gift. Be creative and make wonderful pieces for yourself, family and friends. These are gifts that everyone will love. There are many projects you can create including jewelry. If you would like to shape your pieces after they are fused there is an additional $8 fee. We slump (flatten) your bottles for you. Slumped bottles make great gifts. Spoon rests, butter dishes, soap dishes, candle holders, cheese and cracker trays….you name it. There is an $8 charge to slump each bottle.

We have raw wet clay for hand building. For $27 a pound you can create pieces of your choice. The cost includes 2 firings and painting. We also do hand and feet prints in clay for an additional $12. Call for an appointment soon.

Thank you for your business! We know you have a choice and are glad you choose us.
Looking forward to seeing you soon,

Marilyn White
The Ceramic Place