Pre-school Painting Party!
Jan
10
to Jun 27

Pre-school Painting Party!

Come in with your pre-schooler to enjoy story time and a snack. If you stay to paint, there are no studio fees! This event runs every Wednesday morning through June. for reservations call:703-218-2881.

No Pre-School time March 28 during FCPS Spring Break!

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Lace Time- Get Ready for Mother's Day!
Apr
26
10:30 AM10:30

Lace Time- Get Ready for Mother's Day!

Technique is Lace. Both fabric and paper lace will be discussed and the different temperaments and uses of each. Color Choices demonstrated to achieve both sharp and subtle effects. Choose from a cup, bowl, or 7" plate. Time is individualized instruction of a specific technique and potter to take home.

This class is a partnership between Paint Your Own Pottery and Fairfax City Parks and Rec. the location of this class is the Green Acres Center . To register and for directions to Green Acres: https://apm.activecommunities.com/fairfaxcityrecdept/Activity_Search/11526

Cost: 

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Technique Time -Sgraffio or Etching
Apr
7
6:30 PM18:30

Technique Time -Sgraffio or Etching

Technique Time is individualized instruction of a specific technique taught weekly at specific times during the day. No classes when there is no public school. 

Choose from the offered cup, bowl or 7"in plate. If you'd like to paint the Technique of the Week on a larger item, you may purchase it to paint during the hour for an additional cost. 

Technique of the Week is Sgraffio (in Italian) or Etching. Learn to etch the design of your choice using two or more colors for your own unique interepertation of the art.

Pre-Register price is $18 , call 703-218-2881

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Technique Time
Mar
31
6:00 PM18:00

Technique Time

Technique Time is individualized instruction of a specific technique taught weekly at specific times during the day. No classes when there is no public school. 

Choose from the offered cup, bowl or 7"in plate. If you'd like to paint the Technique of the Week on a larger item, you may purchase it to paint during the hour for an additional cost. 

Technique of the Week is Drips and String. Learn to control drips in what seems like random application of ceramic paint. Drips are fun as they are or frame wording or a picture nicely. String allows for delicate patterns that can stand on their own or used as background.

Price Pre-register price $18

Reservations and questions by phone 703-218-2881. 

 

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Technique Time- Clay Canvas
Mar
24
6:00 PM18:00

Technique Time- Clay Canvas

Technique Time is individualized instruction of a specific technique taught weekly at specific times during the day. No classes when there is no public school. 

This is a special event done in conjunction with the Fairfax Art League. All are welcome.

Technique of the Week is Clay Canvas. Learn ceramic techniques to paint a picture on an 8" clay canvas. If you have a specific project in mind, tell us when you register and we will have the supplies needed to bring your idea to fruition.

Price Pre-register price for FAL members $10, for the general public $15

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Technique Time- Mosaics
Mar
17
6:00 PM18:00

Technique Time- Mosaics

Technique Time is individualized instruction of a specific technique taught weekly at specific times during the day. No classes when there is no public school. 

Technique of the Week is Mosaics. Learn to design a pattern then adhere tiles. You''ll either bring a grout kit home or come back and we will help you grout your art for years of water resistant use. (You don't have to do any thing Irish because it is St. Patrick's Day, but if you'd like to, we have plenty of green tiles.)

Price Pre-register price $20

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Paint Your Own Popcorn Bowl and Bring it to the Movies!
Mar
10
9:30 AM09:30

Paint Your Own Popcorn Bowl and Bring it to the Movies!

Learn cartooning techniques for ceramic to make a personal popcorn bowl and the history of popcorn at the movies! Pick up your bowl the following Friday at the Sherwood center, watch a Despicable Me 3 and have a bowl of popcorn on us!

This class is done in partnership with Fairfax city Parks and Rec and will be held at Paint Your Own Pottery . To register, pay here: https://apm.activecommunities.com/fairfaxcityrecdept/Activity_Search/11525

Cost: $15 covers bowl, instruction and free popcorn the following week.

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Technique time -Lettering
Mar
3
6:00 PM18:00

Technique time -Lettering

Technique Time is individualized instruction of a specific technique taught weekly at specific times during the day. No classes when there is no public school. 

Choose from the offered cup, bowl or 7"in plate. If you'd like to paint the Technique of the Week on a larger item, you may purchase it to paint during the hour for an additional cost. 

Technique of the Week is Lettering. Learn to use a liner brush to create flowing letters and lines. It's easy, we promise!

Price Pre-register price $18

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Technique Time - Pallet Board (sort of) Painting
Feb
24
6:00 PM18:00

Technique Time - Pallet Board (sort of) Painting

Technique Time is individualized instruction of a specific technique taught weekly at specific times during the day. 

Technique of the Week is Pallet Board Painting. 

A sign, a saying, a sunset - whatever your heart desires. We can help you design the perfect piece of pallet inspired wall art. $18 per painter, includes materials, supplies, and instruction. All ages welcome!

Price Pre-register price $18. Call 703-218-2881 to register.

 

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Technique Time- Mosaics
Feb
17
6:00 PM18:00

Technique Time- Mosaics

Technique Time is individualized instruction of a specific technique taught weekly at specific times during the day. No classes when there is no public school. 

Technique of the Week- Mosaics.

Choose from a frame or square base to puzzle together a fantastic mosaic. Take home a grouting kit and easy instructions to complete your mosaic at home. Use for display or as a trivet. 

Pre-register price $18. Call 703-218-2881

 

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Technique Time- PERCHED CARDINAL
Feb
10
6:00 PM18:00

Technique Time- PERCHED CARDINAL

Technique Time is individualized instruction of a specific technique taught weekly at specific times during the day. No classes when there is no public school. 

Choose from the offered cup, bowl or 7"in plate. If you'd like to paint the Technique of the Week on a larger item, you may purchase it to paint during the hour for an additional cost. 

Technique of the Week is the Perched Cardinal. Learn masking and fan brush techniques to create a snowy scene. If you have another wild animal in mind, tell us when you register and we will have the supplies needed to bring your idea to fruition.

Price Pre-register price $18

Reservations and questions by phone 703-218-2881. 

 

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Technique Time- Watercolors
Jan
20
6:00 PM18:00

Technique Time- Watercolors

Choose from the offered cup, bowl or 7"in plate. If you'd like to paint the Technique of the Week on a larger item, you may purchase it to paint during the hour for an additional cost. 

Technique of the Week is Watercolors. Learn to add just enough water to ceramic glaze to achieve the effects of a water color artist. Can use this techique for entire picture, to make clouds or shadows or a recessed scene in the background.

Price Pre-register price $18

Reservations and questions by phone 703-218-2881. 

 

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Technique Time - Your Favorite Character
Jan
13
6:00 PM18:00

Technique Time - Your Favorite Character

Technique Time is individualized instruction of a specific technique taught weekly at specific times during the day. No classes when there is no public school. 

Choose from the offered cup, bowl or 7"in plate. If you'd like to paint the Technique of the Week on a larger item, you may purchase it to paint during the hour for an additional cost. 

Technique of the Week is using Transfer Paper Learn how to transfer your favorite character or image. Discussion of back ground colors, masking techniques and different types of transfer paper.

Price Pre-register price $18

Reservations and questions by phone 703-218-2881. 

 

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Paint a Platter
Jan
12
10:30 AM10:30

Paint a Platter

Individual instruction will allow you to paint a 12" handled platter that reflects your personality and take home. Even a novice painter can achieve beautiful results with techniques taught by our skilled instructor.

This class is in partnership with Fairfax City Parks & Rec. Please register and pay through this link:  https://apm.activecommunities.com/fairfaxcityrecdept/Activity_Search/11524

Fee of $20 covers pottery, all materials and studio fee. Class meets at Paint Your Own Pottery.

Questions call 703-218-2881

 

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Technique Time - Lace
Dec
15
10:30 AM10:30

Technique Time - Lace

Technique Time is individualized instruction of a specific technique taught every Friday at specific times during the day. No classes when there is no public school. 

Choose from the offered cup, bowl or 7"in plate. If you'd like to paint the Technique of the Week on a larger item, you may purchase it to paint during the hour for an additional cost. 

Technique of the Week is Lace. Both fabric and paper lace will be discussed and the different temperaments and uses of each. Color choices demonstrated to achieve both sharp and subtle effects.

Time:  10:30 am and 6:30 pm

Price $35 at the door / pre-register price $18

Reservations and questions by phone 703-218-2881. 

 

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Technique Time - Cornucopia
Nov
18
6:00 PM18:00

Technique Time - Cornucopia

Technique Time is individualized instruction of a specific technique taught at specific times during the week. No classes when there is no public school. 

Paint a cornucopia in time to display for Thanksgiving. Learn techniques to create texture and shading.

Technique of the Week is Shading

Time: 6:00 pm

Price Pre-register price $18, $35 at the door

Reservations and questions by phone 703-218-2881. 

 

 

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Technique Time- Cornucopia
Nov
17
6:30 PM18:30

Technique Time- Cornucopia

Technique Time is individualized instruction of a specific technique taught every Friday at specific times during the day. No classes when there is no public school. 

Paint a cornucopia in time to display for Thanksgiving. Learn techniques to create texture and shading.

Technique of the Week is Shading

Time:  10:30 am and 6:30 pm

Price Pre-register price $18, $35 at the door

Reservations and questions by phone 703-218-2881. 

 

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Technique Time - Mark Isaacs this Saturday
Nov
11
6:00 PM18:00

Technique Time - Mark Isaacs this Saturday

Technique Time is individualized instruction of a specific technique taught every week at specific times during the day. No classes when there is no public school. 

Choose from the offered cup, bowl or 7"in plate. If you'd like to paint the Technique of the Week on a larger item, you may purchase it to paint during the hour for an additional cost. 

Technique of the Week is Caribbean Style! Our guest instructor and former long time Fairfax City resident, Mark Isaacs is back. A celebrated artist his work is displayed and sold in Virginia and in St. Thomas. He will teach relaxed painting methods to create a Caribbean landscape..

Time:  6 pm

Price Pre-register price $18, $36 at the door

Reservations and questions by phone 703-218-2881. 

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Technique Time - Mark Isaacs is back!
Nov
4
6:00 PM18:00

Technique Time - Mark Isaacs is back!

Technique Time is individualized instruction of a specific technique taught every week at specific times during the day. No classes when there is no public school. 

Choose from the offered cup, bowl or 7"in plate. If you'd like to paint the Technique of the Week on a larger item, you may purchase it to paint during the hour for an additional cost. 

Technique of the Week is Caribbean Style! Our guest instructor and former long time Fairfax City resident, Mark Isaacs is back. A celebrated artist his work is displayed and sold in Virginia and in St. Thomas. He will teach relaxed painting methods to create a Caribbean landscape..

Time:  6 pm

Price Pre-register price $18, $36 at the door

Reservations and questions by phone 703-218-2881. 

 

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Copy of Technique Time - Mark Isaacs is back!
Nov
4
6:00 PM18:00

Copy of Technique Time - Mark Isaacs is back!

Technique Time is individualized instruction of a specific technique taught every week at specific times during the day. No classes when there is no public school. 

Choose from the offered cup, bowl or 7"in plate. If you'd like to paint the Technique of the Week on a larger item, you may purchase it to paint during the hour for an additional cost. 

Technique of the Week is Caribbean Style! Our guest instructor and former long time Fairfax City resident, Mark Isaacs is back. A celebrated artist his work is displayed and sold in Virginia and in St. Thomas. He will teach relaxed painting methods to create a Caribbean landscape..

Time:  6 pm

Price Pre-register price $18, $36 at the door

Reservations and questions by phone 703-218-2881. 

 

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Technique Time -Silk Screens
Oct
27
10:00 AM10:00

Technique Time -Silk Screens

Technique Time is individualized instruction of a specific technique taught every Friday at specific times during the day. No classes when there is no public school. 

Choose from the offered cup, bowl or 7"in plate. If you'd like to paint the Technique of the Week on a larger item, you may purchase it to paint during the hour for an additional cost. 

Technique of the Week is Silk Screens (we have more than 50 to choose from) Use as background or the featured image. How to mask out for different background colors will also be taught.

Time:  10:30 am and 6:30 pm

Price $35 at the door / pre-register price $18

Reservations and questions by phone 703-218-2881. 

 

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Technique Time -Stamps
Oct
20
10:30 AM10:30

Technique Time -Stamps

Technique Time is individualized instruction of a specific technique taught every Friday at specific times during the day. No classes when there is no public school. 

Choose from the offered cup, bowl or 7"in plate. If you'd like to paint the Technique of the Week on a larger item, you may purchase it to paint during the hour for an additional cost. 

Technique of the Week is Stamps. Learn the proper why to apply stamps when using ceramic paints. Discussion of back ground colors, what to do when image is too light or too heavy and how to space image(s) on a piece.

Time:  10:30 am and 6:30 pm

Price $35 at the door / pre-register price $18

Reservations and questions by phone 703-218-2881. 

 

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Painting at Brio Tuscan, Fair Oaks Mall
Oct
18
7:00 PM19:00

Painting at Brio Tuscan, Fair Oaks Mall

Come paint with us at Brio Tuscan Grille. Choose a piece of pottery and enjoy light fare in the party room (image is not fully representative of food offered) for $25 cash only. It's also $5 Martini Night at Brio. Call Brio for reservations (703) 991-4465

Brio Tuscan Grille, 11776 Fair Oaks Mall, Fairfax, VA, (703) 991-4465

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