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Bringing out Your Inner Artist

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Classes

Let the artist in you shine through! Check out the various art classes we offer at Firehouse Pottery & Arts in Mount Airy, Maryland.

Kids and Adults Session Classes

Photography One Class – Basics

Saturday, February 3

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

$95

Come Learn Photography

Join our first ever photography class with local professional photographer David Arthur! This workshop is open to participants of all ages. Our
●Photo 1 class includes:

Camera Functions (Learn what your camera can do.)

Shutter Speed (Control the motions of your photos.)

Aperture (Use your depth of field to add emotions.)

White Balance (Make your colors look real.)

ISO and Lighting (Work in any lighting condition.)


This is a 5-week course with one-hour long sessions once a week. A DSLR camera with manual settings is required. Book online or call the studio for more details.

Glass Fusing 

Are you looking to expand your skill set? Give glass fusing a try! Here’s how it works. An instructor will guide guests through a 2-hour class on which tools to use and how to work with glass to create an elegant glass art piece! We offer Ladies’ Nights, Date Nights, and Beginner through Advanced Classes as there are many aspects to learn. 

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Sip-N-Paint

So grab a friend, your favorite beverage, and come explore your inner artist! Invite a group of your friends and plan your own private Sip-N-Paint party. These parties are also great for corporate events and customer appreciation events. All details are customized to fit your needs! For more information, call the studio at 301-829-1665.

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Pottery

Painting pottery is a great stress reliever! No appointment is necessary to come in and paint pottery. We offer many different bisque pieces for you to paint. Click to check out our Pinterest page and our Gallery for ideas on how to create your next masterpiece!


You may attend a technique class, Ladies’ Night, Date Night, or simply walk in whenever we are open!

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Scouts

Calling all Scouts! The firehouse is here to help you complete your art badges and belt loops. Please see below for more information.

Girl Scouts

Looking for something new and fun to do with your Girl Scout Troop? Firehouse Pottery & Arts offers several programs for scouts or bring your troop in just for a fun, team building afternoon of painting pottery. Come paint at Firehouse Pottery and earn an FHP & Arts Fun Patch!


Brownie Pottery Badge

Scouts will learn the basics of hand building with clay and discuss the properties of clay and the glazing process. They will use stamps, paint, and other techniques to decorate their tiles and pinch pots. We will guide participants through the five steps of the Brownie Potter Badge. They will find some pottery, make a simple pot, make an art piece, and paint/glaze pottery. This class is 1 ½ hours long at $15 per participant.

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Brownie Painting Badge

Scouts will learn about the different kinds of art in our very own art gallery. Together, we will paint on canvas, paint with marbles, paint to music, and make a large mural. We will guide them through the five steps of the Brownie Painting Badge. This class is 1 ½ hours long at $20 per girl scout.

 

Junior Jeweler Badge

The girls will learn the basics of glass fusing. They will assemble a colorful pendant using glass pieces to create their own design and make other pieces of jewelry to complete the badge requirements. This class is 2 hours long at $25 per participant.


Junior Drawing Badge

Scouts will experiment with different materials, learn how to add shading and learn how to use perspective in their drawing. With these newfound skills, they will be able to make a masterpiece! Girls will take home a sketchbook at the end of the session. This class is 2 hours long at $25 per participant.


We are also available to help you with your Senior, Cadette, and many of your Daisy badges, too. Please call the studio at 301-829-1665 and ask for Kim Jonas or email us at [email protected].

Boy Scouts

Looking for something new and fun to do with your Scout Troop? Firehouse Pottery & Arts offers several programs for scouts. You can also bring your troop in just for a fun, team building afternoon of painting pottery. Come paint at Firehouse Pottery and earn an FHP & Arts Fun Patch!

Potter Badge

Scouts learn the basics of hand building with clay. They will discuss the properties of clay and the glazing process, and afterward use stamps, paint, and other techniques to decorate their tiles and pinch pots. They will also learn about wedging, making a pinch pot and coil pot, and glazing their project. At the kiln room, they get to watch their creations fired as part of the final process. This class is 1 ½ hours long at $15 per scout.

Art Belt Loop

Scouts will discuss different artists and occupations in the art field and later explore combinations of primary and secondary colors. They will then try their hand at sculpting and constructing a project that they can take home. This class is 1 ½ hours long at $17 per participant.

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