Clay pots and humans are more alike than most think—they both have ancient origins and are generally stuffed with entire batches of cookies. Share your affinity for introspective art with today's Groupon: for $50, you get a two-hour wheel-throwing workshop for two people at Pottery Central (a $100 value). Classes take place Mondays and Fridays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturdays from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Stoneware expert Andrew Linton schedules sessions in his spacious studio for couples of all potted persuasions to hone their creative skills. Having taught workshops at Midlands Clay Arts Society and the Mint Museum of Charlotte, Andrew encourages a hands-on approach to the ceramic arts in the studio he owns and operates himself. Customers with little or no experience in shot put can learn the fundamentals of wheel throwing in a beginners' class, which also covers trimming techniques designed to give your flower vase or cauldron a refined design. Forthcoming masterworks are then hardened in the bisque firing process, after which customers have the option of taking their freshly fired pots to be glazed (additional fee applies) at the in-store donut shop.
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