Artists Workshop – April

Artists Workshop - April

April 3, 2020 @ 6:00 am 6:30 am

The Artists’ Workshop is a great way introduce your 6 to 12 year old to the projects and art media we offer at Your Creation Station.  The workshop runs for 4 Fridays each month during the school year. Each weeks is a different project, one in clay, one painting project, a canvas painting and a tie-dye. For April, we’ll be getting ready for spring.

Cost: $80
318 E. Main St
MIddletown, DE 19709 United States
302-464-1044
https://yourcreationstation.com

Skill Levels

Beginners and Intermediate

Changes To Our Normal Schedule

Hours of Operation During the State of Emergency

Visiting the Studio

For years, it was easy to know when you could come to the studio…10 to 7 everyday but Monday, Noon to 5 Sunday. I don’t think our hours changed once since we opened in 2008. From the start, being available as much as possible and keeping a predictable and reliable schedule helped us stay open during a time when many other businesses weren’t able to. Between that and the the tremendous support from the community we’ve enjoyed through the years, here we are, ready to weather another storm. However, circumstances being what they are, it seems this time a temporary adjustment is in order.

For the time being, inside access to the studio is very limited. Please call ahead or contact us through our Facebook page if you need more paints or other supply so we can prepare if for you to pick up. We are making pottery, canvas and other projects available online for pickup and are looking forward to introducing some new projects for home. We look forward to continuing our Facebook Live Broadcasts of Story Time.

Order Online – 24/7

There’s a silver lining in the cloud. Although the present situation put a strain on our walk in traffic, it has allowed us to expand our capacity to order take out pottery from our Online Studio. We’ve been taking online workshop registrations for some time now but ordering Creations to Go kits through our website is brand new. We expect to expand the projects you can do at home in the coming weeks and continue our online service once things get back to normal.

When To Pick Up and Drop Off

We will be available to pick up orders placed online, drop off projects to be fired, pick up completed projects or for more paint as follows. We may also be available by chance, call and check or message us here to see.

Hours for Pick Up and Drop Off

  • Tuesday: 11 – 2
  • Wednesday: 11- 2
  • Thursday: 4 – 7
  • Friday: 4-7
  • Saturday: 12-4
  • Sunday: 12-4
  • Monday: Closed

When Will Things Get Fired

We plan on keeping our normal, at least once a week, more if we need to, firing schedule. For the time being we expect to projects to be ready for pick up on Sundays. If you have a project to be fired please have it to us by Saturday.

Subject to Change

Given the way things have been going, looking even a few days ahead feels bold. Much like everyone else, this is new ground for us. If things come to pass such that circumstances warrant more changes, we’ll adjust again, update this page and let you know what’s up as best we can.

Thank you for your support and patience.

Temporary Hours

Due to the State of Emergency in Delaware, we have temporarily changed our hours of operation. We expect to return to normal hours as soon as possible

  • Tuesday: 11 – 2
  • Wednesday: 11- 2
  • Thursday: 4 – 7
  • Friday: 4-7
  • Saturday: 12-4
  • Sunday: 12-4 (Closed Mother’s Day)
  • Monday: Closed

Subject to Change

Paints for Pottery

Underglaze Color Chart

A quick guide to picking and using the pottery paints at Your Creation Station

We have a large selections of ceramic underglazes and glazes available to use when your painting pottery. These paints are only good for pottery and need to be fired. Please keep in mind, you may also use acrylic paints to paint pottery but acrylic paints are not fired. You can use one or the other, but not both.

Picking Colors

Underglazes

Underglaze Color Chart
Underglaze Color Chart – Click for a larger image

Paints for Creations to Go

If your ordering Creations to Go through our online studio, we’ll need to know ahead of time what colors you want and about how you think you’ll use them. For example, if your painting the little mermaid on the shell, you can let us pick some for you or ask for groups of colors (pastel, cool, same as Ariel, etc.). You can also be very specific, (291 for her fins, 222 for her skin, 502 for her eyes, etc) or any use any combination of these.

After you picked your colors, there will be a place to describe the paints you want during checkout. Once your order has been placed, we will put your selections into small cups and include them with your take out pottery.

Paints at the Studio

The best colors to pick are the ones you like. Some people like purple and blue turtles and some prefer a more realistic palette. Go with what makes you feel good. If unsure where to start, pick the one you’ll think you’ll use the most of or that your sure you want to use, and start with that. After you get started, the other colors will start to fall into place.

Using the Ceramic Underglazes

After you get your colors, take them back to where your sitting and squeeze some out on the glazed tiles right in the middle of the table. Take all you want but please use all you take. You’re welcome to come up for more. We can help you find colors, you can grab some yourself and we also give hints on where to find it and what to use.

if you’re at home, find a comfortable place to work, put down a piece of paper if you’d like and use the paints right from the cups or put onto a paper plate. Regular kitchen plates work well too. The paint washes right off, it may take an extra wipe or two for the dust but ceramic underglazes are easier to clean up than you expect. If you’re paints dry out, don’t worry, just add some water at a little at a time until they are the right consistency.

Story Time – Fox in Socks

March 25, 2020 @ 10:30 am 11:30 am

Story Time at Your Creation Station!  Join us as we read aloud this class Dr. Suess book full of silly images and tongue twisty games! Afterwards, we’ll paint a ceramic fox. This workshop is a great way for parents or grandparents to spend some time painting and listing to stories with their preschoolers.

Cost: $15
318 E. Main St
MIddletown, DE 19709 United States
+ Google Map
302-464-1044
https://yourcreationstation.com

Recommended Ages

Preschool

Skill Levels

All Skill Levels and Beginners

Story Time – Where the Wild Things Are

March 20, 2020 @ 10:30 am 11:30 am

Story Time at Your Creation Station!  Join us for a wild rumpus as we read Where the Wild Things Are. This timeless classic is a perfect book to accompany the ceramic monster we’ll paint. This workshop is a great way for parents or grandparents to spend some time painting and listing to stories with their preschoolers.

Cost: $15
318 E. Main St
MIddletown, DE 19709 United States
+ Google Map
302-464-1044
https://yourcreationstation.com

Recommended Ages

Preschool

Skill Levels

All Skill Levels