The existence of prehistoric pottery shards paints a clear picture of ancient artisanal practices while highlighting ancestral clumsiness. Leave behind traces of your own civilization with today's Groupon: for $20, you get a coffee-mug pottery-painting session for two at The Clayhouse (a $40 value). Groupon customers can also upgrade to another pottery piece and receive a half-off discount, paying the difference accordingly.
Ceramics-painting sessions at The Clayhouse help to transmute imaginations into one-of-a-kind pieces of keepsake pottery enhanced by vibrant strokes and delicate dabs. Guests with today's deal can partner up with a friend, a family member, or a polite stranger to apply pleasant hues to tabula-rasa coffee mugs. Each painter can choose from a rainbow of more than 50 color glazes to bedazzle his or her ceramic sipper in patterns dreamed up on the spot or attributed to unearthly coffee-bean muses. Sessions include all required materials and guidance, with guests supplying their own enthusiasm and fingers.
After finishing touches have been laid, pieces are delicately carted away and fired in a kiln. Once glazes have hardened to the likeness of glass or the demeanor of a porcupine wrangler, guests are contacted and return to pick up completed pieces.