Home School Classes


We tailor the content of your visit to suit your requirements.
We welcome bookings of groups up to 20 people on weekdays days between 11am and 4pm.  This program is designed for 8 years and up. The price quoted includes one item per person from your chosen selection, use of studio facilities, supplies and firing.

Pottery Painting-Students use glazes to paint a piece that is already molded into a shape of your choosing.  They will learn painting and design techniques.

Pottery Projects take one week to fire for pick-up

Our most often booked session is pottery painting and for most of the visit everyone will decorate his or her own piece of ‘bisque’ pottery from your chosen pottery selection. We provide instruction and have lots of simple design tools that you can use. Our paints are water-based and do not stain.
We can also include demonstrations of:~~Pouring a mould*~~different stages of clay: slip, greenware, bisque~~Decorating techniques~~Glazing pottery~~Loading the Kiln
We glaze and fire your painted pottery; finished items are ready for collection in 1 week.
We welcome bookings of groups up to 20 people but no less then 6 on school days between 11am and 4pm.The price quoted includes one item per person from your chosen selection/  The Bee’s Knees Studio supplies all materials & instruction


Hand Building With Clay-Students will learn about clay and basic techniques of slab, pinch, coil and sculpting.  They will create their own piece and decorate it using glaze, scraffito, stamping, silk screens and other methods.  We will tour the studio kiln room and learn drying, glazing and firing protocols. 


Clay Projects take approximately 2 weeks to fire for pick-up.

Mosaic-This is the art of creating images by assembling small pieces of colored glass, stone, or other materials.  Small pieces known as tesserae are used to create a pattern or picture. Sometimes grout is placed between the small pieces to ad another design element.

Students can take their project home the same day.





Canvas Painting-You will get to choose the design students will paint. We can customize a special painting for your group.
Plus they will learn different brush stokes and techniques along with facts about an artist or the style of art they are painting. We provide everything.


Each child will go home with a masterpiece.THERE MUST BE A ONe WEEK LEAD TIME TO PLAN YOUR VISIT.

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