COMFORT IN CERAMICS
Welcome to A Ceramic Studio & Hobby Shop. We are centrally located in Okaloosa County within Valparaiso Fl, city limits, at 256 Chicago Ave.
Ceramic art has a certain quality and appeal no other art form has - function and beauty. A Ceramic Studio & Hobby Shop puts an original stamp on ceramic art and pottery creating simple and ornate pieces.
You are cordially invited to come and paint & create. You can either paint or glaze your own pottery on Bisque or Greenware whether it is a simple figurine to a utility piece the choice is yours.
At A Ceramic Studio & Hobby we offer classes in clay building, basic sculpting and you can even make your own pottery on the wheel.
Hours: Open Studio Hours
Monday :Closed or by appointment.
Last seating will be one hour before closing;
Last pickups will be 15 minutes before closing
Closed Sunday; unless reserved for special event.
GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE
How it Works
SELECT A PIECE
Choose a piece from our wide selection of either bisque or greenware items. We have plates, plaques, banks, figurines, boxes, vases, cups and more... You can even order a piece if we do not have what you are looking for on our shelves. We do pour some of our own molds and we have vintage molds as well. So you just never know what you will find in our selection.
THINK OF A DESIGN
We encourage you to browse through our magazines and fliers to get ideas for your plates, platters, vases and tiles making it a masterpiece of your own. We can show you different techniques with brushes, stamps, stencils and more.
SELECT YOUR COLORS
We have a large selections of glazes, or you can just paint with acrylics the choice is up to you. Our glazes are food safe and dishwasher friendly for your utility piece. They are all water based and wash off of hands and clothes, however we do provide aprons if requested for adults and children.
CREATE YOUR MASTERPIECE
Paint it the way you want it! We are always here to help you with tips and advice.GLAZE AND FIRE We use MAYCO glazes that work great in our studio. This is great for smaller pieces, however we recommend that if the piece is a utility piece or larger that 6" in height that we dip clear glaze and let it sit overnight before firing it in our kiln.
READY FOR PICK-UP
We will let you know when it will be ready for pick-up. Once fired, you masterpiece, and if treated like fine china, will last a lifetime!
BIRTHDAY PARTIES HERE OR THERE
We put the "art" in Party!
Kids love pottery painting parties and so will you.
Choose from a variety of pieces or let each child paint the same piece.
We"ll provide the pottery, you provide the kids!
Call for special rates for arty party people.
The best way to knock a chip off your neighbor's shoulder is to give him a pat on the back.
The Thanksgiving holidays are almost here. Wouldn't you like a table center piece maybe like Grandma had. We have the two on the right ready for you to glaze or paint. Come on by and check them out. Then don't forget Christmas gifts, handmade for family and friends.