Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.”
— Thomas Merton
“Every artist was first an amateur”— Ralph Waldo Emerson
Art is the expression & application of human creative skill and imagination. Art comes in many forms… it can take form of painting, musical expression, sculptural design, and many other forms of creative expression.
Art encourages creative thinking and allows you come up with your own unique solutions.
“Painting embraces all the ten functions of the eye; that is to say, darkness, light, body and color, shape and location, distance and closeness, motion and rest.” -Leonardo da Vinci
Art much like life is what you make it, your creativity and light shine through artistic expression. Art much like meditation trains your brain to concentrate on details.
The process of creating art is a natural stress reliever, it is also known to
increases the neurotransmitter dopamine which has been called the “motivation molecule.”
“Art washes from the soul the dust of everyday life.” — Pablo Picasso
“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” — Pablo Picasso
“We don’t make mistakes, just happy little accidents” —Bob Ross
“A picture is a poem without words” — Horace
“He has made everything beautiful in it’s time.” Ecclesiastes 3:11
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Craft & Canvas about?
Craft & Canvas Studio offers paint-your-own- pottery, custom jewelry, candle making, DIY home accessories & canvas art classes, tables are available to guests during open studio hours. No appointment necessary for groups of 6 or less. Our pricing is all inclusive. We don’t charge a studio fee–you simply pay per project.
How does Paint-Your-Own-Pottery work?
Choose a piece of pottery from our large selection of ceramics, we have a wide variety of beautiful paint colors, stamps, stencils & sponges. Use your creativity to decorate your one-of-a-kind masterpiece. We will glaze and fire your pottery, it will be ready for pickup in approximately 5-7 days.
All of our paints are non-toxic, lead-free & food-safe. Hand-wash your piece as you would any fine hand-painted pottery. It is recommended that you do not place your pottery in dishwashers and microwaves.
What are your Studio Hours?
Tuesday- Friday 11:00 am- 7:30 pm (Last walk-in for pop-in & paint 6:45 pm)
Saturday 11:30 am – 8:00 pm (Last walk-in for pop-in & paint 7:15 pm)
Closed Sunday & Monday
*Please note class and workshop hours vary (sometimes before or after regular studio hours)
How do I find out about special events and workshops?
For information on upcoming events and workshops, “Like” us on Facebook or join our mailing list:
What if I don't finish my project in one session??
So that we can accommodate all of our guests and process your artwork efficiently, we are unable to store unfinished projects at the studio. If you are working on a piece of pottery but are unable to finish it in one session, we will carefully pack it up for you to take home. You can bring your unfinished work back in with you on your next visit to finish up your project.
Can you fire pottery homemade pottery or pottery purchased elsewhere?
No, we do not fire materials made or purchased elsewhere.