Paint-Your-Own Pottery for Two, Four, or Six at Ceramics by Tess (Half Off)

Springfield

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In a Nutshell

6,000+ ceramics await original decoration with complimentary supplies and studio time

The Fine Print

Expires 90 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Must be 3 or older. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Besides using a pottery wheel, the easiest way to manipulate clay is to threaten to rebury it in the dark, sandy hole where you found it. Turn clay to putty in your hands with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $10 for $20 worth of paint-your-own pottery for two
  • $20 for $40 worth of paint-your-own pottery for four
  • $40 for $80 worth of paint-your-own pottery for six

Coffee mugs range from $10 to $17, plates range from $9 to $60, and vases range from $10 to $50.

Ceramics by Tess

Ceramics by Tess's sunny studio welcomes adults and children to craft one-of-a-kind creations in a fun, supportive environment. Against a lilac wall in the warmly lit entryway, more than 6,000 ceramics await creative types to emblazon their utilitarian canvases in paint-your-own pottery sessions. A rainbow of acrylic paints and shiny glazes transforms the blank objects into original works of art, from a coffee mug emblazoned with World's Best Third Cousin Twice Removed to a piggybank filled with glazed dollar bills.

The studio also proffers hands-on, all-inclusive classes, which guide groups through the shaping of a single item, such as a bird molded from a lump of clay. Children as young as 3 may participate in some classes, and adults take over the shop Thursday evenings from 7 p.m. onward, sipping BYOB drinks and crafting more complex structures, such as life-size replicas of the Great Wall of China.

Creative projects and pursuits, from beading to glass blowing