July 21, 2016

As an artist, you need a good workspace to fuel your creativity, but sometimes, it can be hard to find the right space. Santa Monica, CA artists who are still looking for a great art studio will want to check out the Clayhouse, a ceramics and pottery studio which has been serving local artists since 1971. The studio offers everything experienced and beginning artists need to create handmade clay pottery and ceramics, including clay, glazes, tools, throwing wheels, kilns, and more.

If you want to start working with clay but aren’t sure where to start, the Clayhouse offers ceramics lessons which could be a great option for you. Classes cover a variety of topics including ceramic sculpture, pottery wheel throwing, and hand building clay. All details of the art are covered, from tools and techniques to glazing and firing. Classes are small and fill up quickly, so if you’re ready to learn a new skill, give the Clayhouse a call to find out about upcoming classes.

Santa Monica locals who are already skilled in ceramic arts may want to consider becoming a member of the Clayhouse. With a membership, you will have access to the fully equipped potter’s studio, which includes pottery wheels, a slab roller, tables, and ceramic glazes. This is a great way to meet other ceramic art enthusiasts and fines your skills.

If you create something at the Clayhouse which you need to ship out of town, just stop by the AIM Mail Center in Santa Monica for help with any packing and shipping needs. The friendly professionals at AIM can even compare shipping rates between UPS and FedEx to help you find the best rate and service for your gifts.

With 88% of the private companies in the U.S. employing 19 or fewer employees (Source: U.S. SBA), we at AIM Mail Centers believe local businesses are vital to the health of the U.S. economy. Therefore, AIM Mail Centers is pleased to feature the Clayhouse as our Featured Local Neighborhood Business and encourages locals to buy from local businesses.

Pottery and Cermaic art from the Clayhouse in Santa Monica, CA

Image: The Clayhouse Facebook page

Sources: The Clayhouse Facebook; The Clayhouse website