Pre-school Painting Party!
Nov
13
10:30 AM10:30

Pre-school Painting Party!

Enjoy a morning with your pre-school age child with story time and painting. We are doing turkey hands!

The book: Thank You Sarah : The woman who saved Thanksgiving!

The pottery: choose one 7” plate or one 8” tile

Cost: $12 for your first child, $10 for the second includes story time, a snack, your choice between two options all materials needed and firing. Pick up your child’s plate in a week. Plate is dishwasher safe. Additional plates or tiles can be purchased to Turkey Hand that morning for 1/2 the regular price.

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*You are welcomed to stay for story time and then leave at no cost. Or your child may paint another one item on our shelves up to $15 in value without paying a studio fee

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Pre-school Painting Party! The Golden Gift.
Dec
11
10:30 AM10:30

Pre-school Painting Party! The Golden Gift.

Enjoy a morning with your pre-school age child with story time and painting.

The book: The Golden Gift.

The pottery: Choose from a selection of boxes offered.

Special Give Away- We will have signed copies of the pocket sized book, The Golden Gift, to give away one per family for pre-registering your child.

Cost: $12 for your first child, $10 for the second includes story time, a snack, your choice between two options all materials needed and firing. Pick up your child’s plate in a week. Plate is dishwasher safe. Additional plates can be purchased to Turkey Hand that morning for 1/2 the regular price.

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*You are welcomed to stay for story time and then leave at no cost. Or your child may paint another one item on our shelves up to $15 in value without paying a studio fee

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Pre-School Painting Party!
Oct
9
10:30 AM10:30

Pre-School Painting Party!

Enjoy a morning with your pre-school age child with story time and painting.

The book: Strega Nona

The pottery: choose one small bowl or pumpkin

Cost: $12 for your first child, $10 for the second includes story time, a snack, your choice between two options all materials needed and firing. Pick up your child’s ceramic in a week. Bowl is dishwasher safe

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*You are welcomed to stay for story time and then leave at no cost. Or your child may paint another one item on our shelves up to $15 in value without paying a studio fee

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Dish Week
Sep
16
to Sep 20

Dish Week

Want to design your own set of dishes? This is the week to do it.

Buy any dinner or salad plate or any mug up to $20, and get the second one at half price.

Dishes painted in the studio have reduced studio fees if it takes more than one day to complete your projects.

Dishes can be purchased as early as September 6 to take home as a Pottery-On-Wheels, but must be returned for firing by September 20. Firing fees apply.

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Pre-School Painting Party! Returns in September.
Sep
11
10:30 AM10:30

Pre-School Painting Party! Returns in September.

Enjoy a morning with your pre-school age child with story time and painting.

The book: Frog & Toad stories

The pottery: choose either a frog box or Froggert D Scrubbie holder for your kitchen sponge

Cost: $12 for your first child, $10 for the second includes story time, a snack, your choice between two options all materials needed and firing. Pick up your ceramic plate in a week.

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*You are welcomed to stay for story time and then leave at no cost. Or your child may paint another one item on our shelves up to $15 in value without paying a studio fee

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Elvis Week
Aug
9
to Aug 17

Elvis Week

Celebrate the life of Elvis Arron Presley with us!

Come in and take your picture with Elvis, post and check in to Facebook or Instagram for 15% off. If you aren’t painting that day you will receive a 15% off voucher for future use.

Cannot be combined with other discounts, used for gift cards or parties.

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Creative Canvas: American Pride
Jun
14
6:00 PM18:00

Creative Canvas: American Pride

Join us for a night of canvas painting fun to celebrate Flag Day!

$15 per person includes all instruction and materials (16x20 canvas, paint, brushes). Our talented instructors will show you how to create a masterpiece full of movement and red, white, and blue soul.

Display your canvas at your Fourth of July event!

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Mother's Day 2019
May
12
11:00 AM11:00

Mother's Day 2019

Paint by Saturday May 4th for delivery Saturday May 11th.

On Mother’s Day we have reserved seating and seating times, with a two hour time limit per reservation. We encourage everyone to paint. Non-painters will be charged a $25 studio fee on Mother’s Day.

1st Seating begins at 11 am

2nd Seating begins at 1 pm

3rd Seating begins at 3 pm.

Call to reserve 703-218-2881

FAQ:

What if I’m late? We will let your table go to any walk-ins 30 min after your reservation time.

Okay, then does my two hours begin when I get there? The two hour time periods begin at 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm regardless of when you arrive.

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Big Fat Greek Patio Painting Party!
May
9
to Oct 10

Big Fat Greek Patio Painting Party!

Paint, eat and drink on Havabite’s patio (weather permitting) every Thursday.

How it works: Come to Paint Your Own Pottery to pick up your pottery and supplies. Proceed to Havabite to paint on the porch. Food and drink purchased separately at Havabite.

Special pricing offered for certain pieces for this weekly event. If you see something else you’d rather paint, by all means choose it and your materials fee will be capped at $7.50 no matter how long you take.

Reservations: Highly suggested to make sure Havabite has space. Call us to reserve your place on the patio, 703-218-2881.

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Show Your Spirit!
May
1
to Jun 30

Show Your Spirit!

If you are college bound or a proud alum, paint to show your pride and spirit between May 1 and June 30.

Receive a 15% discount on your college themed pottery when you post and check in to FaceBook or Instagram. Cannot be combined with others discounts, etc, etc.

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Fairfax City-opoly
Nov
24
to Nov 25

Fairfax City-opoly

Small Business Saturday happens in a big way in Fairfax City!

Make 5 or more purchases with participating merchants for a chance to $600 cash and a $100 gift card to ACE Hardware.

Visit 10 or more participating merchants to be eligible for a $300 cash prize.

Paint Your Own Pottery is on the game board. Don’t have time to to paint with us that weekend? Purchase a gift card for an upcoming holiday or some of Dave’s Chocolates.

Or just stop in to have your game board stamped.

See Fairfax City Connected to print out your game board.

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Kids and Canvas : Minecraft October Night
Oct
19
6:00 PM18:00

Kids and Canvas : Minecraft October Night

Drop your child off, you get dinner in old town Fairfax. Note: Your child may arrive as late as 6:20, pizza is served at 7 pm and the foundation of the picture should be done by then. Pick-up time is 8 pm prompt!

The painting: Minecraft style October night with the Mystery Machine, pumpkins and ghosts on a 16x20 canvas

Cost: $30 per child, (not intended for parties), includes canvas, instruction, pizza, a drink and a dessert. An extra fee may be charged if your child is picked up after 8 pm.

Reservations only: 703-218-2881

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Technique Time- Crumbles!
Jun
2
6:00 PM18:00

Technique Time- Crumbles!

Technique Time is individualized instruction of a specific technique taught in a class setting. No classes when there is no public school. 

Choose from a 7" plate or 8" clay canvas. 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 Crumbles! It's a textured effect that can be used to create shapes or add dimension to your painting. This technique must be done on a flat surface.

Pre-register price $18

Reservations and questions by phone 703-218-2881. 

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Technique Time - Paint Your Pet
May
26
6:00 PM18:00

Technique Time - Paint Your Pet

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. 

You will be painting on an 8" flat  clay canvas. Bring a photo of your pet!  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.

Pre-register price $15

Reservations and questions by phone 703-218-2881. 

 

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Technique Time - Lace
May
12
6:00 PM18:00

Technique Time - Lace

Technique Time is individualized instruction of a specific technique taught in a class setting. 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.

Pre-register price $18

Reservations and questions by phone 703-218-2881. 

 

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Technique time -Lettering
May
5
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 -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
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- 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 - 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 - 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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