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Experienced artist teaches students to craft clay creations on spinning pottery wheel or by hand before firing creations to take home

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Promotional value expires Apr 21, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. By appointment only. Must be 12 or older. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Archaeologists examine ancient pottery to identify a culture’s preferred cooking methods and to determine which of its members was the World’s Greatest Dad. Make timeless memories with today’s Groupon to Hord Studio located inside Art in the Dairy. Choose between the following options:

  • For $37, you get an Introduction to Clay class for one person (a $75 value).
  • For $70, you get an Introduction to Clay class for two people (a $150 value).<p>

At Hord Studio, artist Timmy Hord, who has created art in a variety of media since the mid 1970s, teaches students of varying experience levels how to sculpt their own pottery. Participants age 12 and older can learn to manipulate mounds of clay spinning on a pottery wheel, or use the 2–3 hours to knead a hand-built masterpiece to display on a home mantel or to sneak into the MoMA. Although Hord’s Introduction to Clay class is structured for beginners, the clay-shaper can also tailor the session to suit more experienced sculptors. After class, an authentic kiln fires each creation to glazed perfection, and students can pick up their terra-cotta treasures at a later date or send for them via a very careful homing pigeon.

Timmy Hord Studio

An accomplished ceramics artist and oil painter—who also enjoys walking her dogs and yoga—Timmy Hord shares her vast artistic expertise in her studio and classroom, located inside Art in the Dairy. Furnished with pottery wheels, Timmy’s studio hosts both wheel-throwing and hand-building personalized classes, during which students are guided through the process of making their own beautiful and functional decorative clay works.

Customer Reviews

Loved it she is amazing and so much fun
Malika W. · April 4, 2016
Really fun. Timmy was so nice. Very patient and helpful. We got the four person private lesson and with a little guidance from Timmy, we all managed to get make several "keepers"! Package includes the option to come back and finish your work or she will trim, glaze, and fire it for you.
Nathan B. · January 19, 2016
Dress down and have fun. We enjoyed out time with Timmy. Thanks
Annette P. · February 21, 2014
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    7701 Tuckaseegee Rd.

    Charlotte, North Carolina 28214


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