Welcome to Half Baked Pottery & Gifts!

Welcome to Half Baked Pottery & Gifts! A paint-your-own pottery and fired arts studio located in the heart of Broad Ripple. Come in to make gifts, relax, visit with family and friends, or learn something new! Join us at our new location! 6511 Ferguson St, Indianapolis, IN 46220

Spring Break!
We are open on Monday, March 31st and Monday, April 7th from 11-5pm for Spring Break. Also check out our kids workshops for Spring Break below.

Spring Break Kids Workshops!
Our workshops are back! Drop off the kids so that they can make a mess here instead of at home. :)

Tuesday, March 25th - Play with Your Food - Use fruits and veggies to stamp onto a plate, mug, and bowl to make a personalized set.

Wednesday, March 26th - Fused Glass Cactus - Paint a terra cotta flower pot and make a fused glass cactus to go inside.

Tuesday, April 1st - Glass Fishbowl Lantern - Glue glass gems onto a fishbowl and let us grout it to make a cool backyard lantern.

Wednesday, April 2nd - Fused Glass Magnet Set - Make a set of 10 magnets out of fused glass.

Workshops run from 11 am – 2 pm. Cost for each is $50 and includes all supplies. Attendees must be registered in advance. Call the studio to register your child or write us at email@halfbakedpottery.com We hope to see you soon!

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Activities
Looking for something to do?  Come in any time to start relaxing and working on your masterpiece! Or join us for a fun and creative class and learn step-by-step how to make your work of art!

Ideas
Looking for ideas? Like us on Facebook! We post lots of ideas and pictures of customer pieces. On Pinterest? Follow us on Pinterest for great ideas and inspiration!

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We’ve arrived at our new location!

Woohoo! We’ve arrive in our new building at 6511 Ferguson St!

We are located about 4 blocks North of our old location. There is plenty of parking available on the street, in the front of the building and behind the building.

New Location

 

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Half Baked Pottery is Moving

We are excited to announce the relocation of our growing business to a new building in the heart of Broad Ripple!

Come check out our new studio at:

6511 Ferguson St.
Indianapolis, IN 46220
(Formerly Infinity Hair Salon)

The last day for glass fusing before the move will be Wednesday, July 3rd.
The last day for pottery painting before the move will be Friday, July 5th.
The last day to pick-up at our current location will be Saturday, July 6th.

Stop in and get an awesome discount on last chance mosaics!
We are announcing the retirement of mosaics at the studio. It’s been fun, but we need to make room for some new and exciting projects. Stay tuned! Now until we move all of our mosaics are 50% off! If you’ve ever wanted to create a mosaic, now is the perfect time.

We look forward to providing you with a new and improved creative experience when we re-open at our new location on Saturday, July 20th.

Be sure to grab a spot in our convenient new parking lot behind the building. Click here for walking directions from our current location. Or click here for driving directions.

See you there!

Have a Daily Deal for a 2.5 hour class?
If you have a daily deal coupon for a 2.5 hour class, we will honor it for the promotional value through September 29th. Also, if you would prefer to use the voucher as a walk-in painter, we will honor them for up to $44 for walk-ins through September 29th.

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2013 May Class List

How it works

  • Bring your favorite beverage/snack to enjoy during the class.
  • Receive step-by-step instructions on how to paint your masterpiece; all brushes, glazes and fun are included.
  • Leave your masterpiece with us for firing!
  • Come alone or bring friends!
  • Classes are FREE, you just pay for the cost of your piece.
  • To ensure availability, guests should RSVP for classes at least 24 hours in advance.

Masked Monogram – Pottery Painting – RSVP Required
When: May 5th, noon-2:30pm

Monogram Plate at Half Baked PotteryPerfect for you own home or as a gift! This awesome monogram piece is tons of fun! We’ll show you how to transfer a printed letter onto your plate.

Reserve your spot today!

Have a Daily Deal (Signpost, Amazon Local, etc)? Click here to register with your deal.

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Sweet Tweets – Pottery Painting – RSVP Required
When: May 9th 6:30-9pm

IMG_7710Relax and join us for a sweet evening of painting! This love bird sings the sweetest song perched daintily upon an awesome faux bois branch.

Reserve your spot today!

Have a Daily Deal (Signpost, Amazon Local, etc)? Click here to register with your deal.

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Glorious Garden – Glass Fusing – RSVP Required
When: May 17th 6:30-9pm

Glass at Half Baked PotteryMake this Glorious Garden out of glass in this spring glass class! We’ll work on scoring and breaking glass in this class. Your friends will be amazed when they see what you made.

Reserve your spot today!
Have a Daily Deal (Signpost, Amazon Local, etc)? Click here to register with your deal.

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Dadio of the Patio – Pottery Painting – RSVP Required
When: May 23rd 6:30-9pm

Daddy-o of the PatioWe’re going to paint by numbers on pottery! Transfer this burger design on your plate and you’re ready to paint. Makes a great Father’s Day gift or just a fun plate to get ready for grilling season.

Reserve your spot today!

Have a Daily Deal (Signpost, Amazon Local, etc)? Click here to register with your deal.

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Summer Camp and Workshops

Who is ready for summer?!? I know I am!

Summer Workshops at Half Baked Pottery

Summer Workshops at Half Baked Pottery

This summer we’re going to continue our children’s workshop series with some fun and exciting workshops. Our workshops allow kids to explore art in new and exciting ways. We’ll be playing with clay, glazes, and other materials so your child can discover his/her artist within.

Creative expression is an important part of growth, and we’ve created lots of projects designed to encourage children to think outside the box while creating something really cool.

Choose from week long workshops or one day workshops. During our week long workshops, we’ll explore certain artistic principles in depth. Our one day workshops are the perfect size for any child.

Ready to sign your child up? Click here for our online signup form or call the studio at 317-251-2386.

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Workshop Schedule

Week Long Workshops (3 hours/day)
June 24-28 – Tile Mirror – Perfect for your child’s room! We’ll work on 14 different tiles and techniques to create this awesome mirror!

July 8-12 – Celebration Set – Next time you have a celebration at your house, you’ll have the perfect dishes for it! We’re making a cake stand and 6 matching dessert plates. And we’ll play with clay to make a cupcake stand and clay cupcake box!

July 22-26 – All about me – This camp is all about you! We’ll be playing with painting, clay, and glass fusing to make some awesome projects that are all about you!

One Day Workshops (3 hours/day)
June 13th – Life is for the Birds – The birds are singing. Help them sing at your house by making a cool Bird Bath and Bird House!

June 18th – Ready for Movie Night! – Summer means blockbusters! Get ready for your family movie night by making Popcorn Bowls using different techniques.

June 20th – Monster’s Incorporated – Make an AWESOME monster plate, bowl, and cup; perfect for scary snacking!

July 2nd – Sea and Sky – We’re making a lovely Glass Fishbowl suncatcher and a really cool clay Owl Vase

July 16th – Day at the Beach – July is HOT and the perfect time to think about the beach. If you can’t make it to the ocean, this is definitely the next best thing! Make a Beach picture frame from clay and glass and a clay flip-flop!

July  30th – Clay Windchime – Join us as we let our imaginations run wild to create this really cool windchime. Make whatever shape you can imagine for the top, then cut out pieces for the chimes from clay. What will you come up with?

August 1st – Best of Summer – We’ll make our most popular projects of the summer with clay, glass, and paint.

The details

  • We’ve teamed up with BRICS this year for yummy treats during the workshops.
  • You are welcome to drop off and pick up kids in 1st grade or higher. Younger children may need extra assistance with certain projects.
  • Each workshop runs from 10am-1pm.
  • Week long workshops are $140/child. One Day Workshops are $40/child
  • All materials, supplies, paints, firing, and finishings are included
  • Full payment is expected to reserve your child’s spot.
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2013 April Classes

How it works

  • Bring your favorite beverage/snack to enjoy during the class.
  • Receive step-by-step instructions on how to paint your masterpiece; all brushes, glazes and fun are included.
  • Leave your masterpiece with us for firing!
  • Come alone or bring friends!
  • Classes are FREE, you just pay for the cost of your piece.
  • To ensure availability, guests should RSVP for classes at least 24 hours in advance.

Cherries in Bloom – Pottery Painting – RSVP Required
When: April 4th, 6:30pm-9pm

CherriesinBloomThe weather is turning warmer and the trees will be in bloom! Bring spring into your house with this awesome cherry tree bowl!

Reserve your spot today!

Have a Daily Deal (Signpost, Amazon Local, etc)? Click here to register with your deal.

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Eat, Play, Love Utensil Holder – Pottery Painting – RSVP Required
When: April 14th Noon-2:30pmEat Play Love Utensil Holder class at Half Baked Pottery

Great for beginners and cute enough for experienced artists as well. We’ll talk about using a liner brush in this class and you’ll leave with more experience and confidence!

Reserve your spot today!

Have a Daily Deal (Signpost, Amazon Local, etc)? Click here to register with your deal.

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Birds in Blue – Pottery Painting – RSVP Required
When: April 19th 6:30-9pm

birds in blue teapot painting class at Half Baked PotterySpring is in the air and the birds are singing. Your bird teapot could be singing too! Paint this design on a teapot or another piece. It works great on a curved surface.

Reserve your spot today!
Have a Daily Deal (Signpost, Amazon Local, etc)? Click here to register with your deal.

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Glass Dot Bowl – Glass Fusing – RSVP Required
When: April 25th 6:30-9pm

Glass Dot Bowl Class from Half Baked PotteryPlay with our glass. Great for beginners!  Very little breaking is required for this project. We’ll discuss patterns in glass and draw our shapes on the piece!

Reserve your spot today!

Have a Daily Deal (Signpost, Amazon Local, etc)? Click here to register with your deal.

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Upcoming Classes!
We have lots of classes in the works. Below are a few examples of classes we plan to host in the coming months. Since these classes are still in the conception phase, the actually pieces may differ slightly from what is pictured below.

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Spring Break Children’s Workshops 2013

Sign your child up today for one of our awesome workshops. (We know they’re awesome, because the kids told us so.)

For Spring Break we’re offering the following workshops for kids:

  • Mondays and Thursdays we’re making fairy houses and vases, which will be perfect for Mother’s Day. ($70 value)
  • Tuesdays and Fridays we’re making clay bird feeders, flower pots, and garden stakes. These awesome creations will also make great Mother’s Day gifts! ($75 value)

General Information

  • Pick 1 day or several! Workshops are hosted daily over Spring Break (3/25-4/5) from Noon-4pm.
  • We’ll be working with clay and glazes each day. All of our materials are washable.
  • Workshops are appropriate for children ages 7+.
  • A completed registration form and $55 pre-payment is required.

Register your child today!

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