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Top Ceramics Classes For Adults In St. Louis

December 30, 2013 7:00 AM

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St. Louis is a creative place to live. We have opportunities for locals of any age to express their creative bent, and adults can enjoy some cherished time, with other adults, in creating great works of art. Check out these great local studios that offer creative St. Louisans the space and time to become the world’s next master craftsman or woman.

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LampLight Studio
9501 Lackland Road
Overland, MO 63114
(314) 427-7773
www.lamplightstudio.com

The LampLight Art Center in Overland likes to encourage playfulness and creativity for kids of any age. In fact, this center hopes you will relive your second childhood in its studio by reconnecting with the rewarding aspects of arts and crafts. Adults can immerse themselves in the exciting aspects of clay and ceramics via the clay play and ceramics classes. Try out the Friday Night Pottery Studio classes, or if that doesn’t fit your specific schedule, try a six-session pottery class. For $190, you will receive 25 pounds of clay so your inner child can express itself in the most creative way possible. Sit at the wheel on Mondays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., learn to build projects by hand on Fridays or work on open projects on Saturdays.

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The Craft Alliance
At The Delmar Loop
6640 Delmar Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63130
(314) 725-1177At Grand Center
501 N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63130
(314) 534-7528
www.craftalliance.org

The Craft Alliance has something for everyone, the young and young at heart. And it offers classes at two convenient locations in the St. Louis area. If your passion is clay, this is the place for you because it has a full array of classes and studio times to accommodate your creative spirit. Prices range from $30 to $160 for classes and are supervised by premium artists from around the world, so you know you will be receiving the best guidance as you express your creativity through this medium. If you would like to expand your horizons beyond clay and ceramics, try classes in wood, fiber, metal, graphics and 2-D art. The sky is truly the limit at the Craft Alliance.

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The South Broadway Art Project
3816 S. Broadway
St. Louis, MO 63118
(314) 773-3633
www.southbroadwayartproject.org

Yes, you can immerse yourself in the fun and magic of clay and ceramics at The South Broadway Art Project, but you can also do so much more. On Wednesdays through Saturdays, its pottery studios are open to beginner and advanced students. It provides the supplies and instructors and you supply the imagination. Hand-build or throw pots on the wheel. It’s up to you. This organization offers adult pricing for a 12-hour punch card at $90 or a five-hour punch card for $45. If you prefer to buy by the hour, your cost is $12. Pricing is also available for kids and teens.

Related: Top Spots To Create Your Own Holiday Gifts In The St. Louis Area

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The Painted Pot
3772 Monticello Plaza
St. Charles, MO 63304
(636) 300-4515
www.thepaintedpotstl.com

At the Painted Pot, you can exercise your creative whims in new and non-traditional ways. Stop in and learn how you can create masterpieces with Dynamic Infusion. Create original pieces by infusing your digital images to glass and ceramics, and in full color. What a great way to offer gifts to the special people in your life. Enjoy learning about glass fusing and slumping and/or mosaics. This spot also offers the opportunity to build or throw pots. Check out Adult Creative Arts classes and Adult Clay 101, Margarita Night, Wine Dine and Design and Couples Clay Date classes. The Painted Pot also offers kids classes, but spend some adult time there first and wow them with the “coolness” of your grown-up creativity.

krueger Top Ceramics Classes For Adults In St. Louis

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Krueger Pottery Supply
8153 Big Bend Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63119
(314) 963-0180
www.kruegerpottery.com

At Krueger Pottery Supply, you can buy whatever you need to create and build your clay masterpieces. This place has it all. Not only does it carry any supplies you may need, it also offers a multitude of firing options for your own style of pottery art. In addition to its diverse services, it offers a variety of classes and studio availability to encourage you to explore the wonderful world of clay art. Attend a demonstration, rent studio space, plan a private party, take an adult class or sign up for private lessons. The options are seemingly endless.

Related: Top Spots For Glass Art In St. Louis

Lisa Payne-Naeger, a native of the St. Louis area, is a freelance writer, blogger, political activist and a homeschooling mother of two children. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.
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