Want to foray into clay? Nickel Plate Arts is excited to offer a variety of classes involving both air-dry and kiln-fired projects. Snag a seat in the class of your choice!

2017 Details

COMPLETED: Clay Holiday Candle Holder Class: Dec. 9

December 9, 11 a.m.

(Please note – other dates previously advertised have been cancelled due to low registration – December 9th is currently the only option for this class.)

$25/person, includes all materials and artist instruction

Happening in our Atlanta studio space! Learn clay hand building techniques with ceramics artist and Nickel Plate Arts Studio Artist Debby Bauman. Create a textured candle holder in the shape of a Christmas tree, perfect for your own holiday decor or to give as a gift! Projects will be glazed and fired to be picked up within two weeks after the event. No previous experience necessary; all supplies included.


COMPLETED: Hand Built Clay Mugs: Dec. 3, 2p.m. & 6p.m.

December 3, 2 p.m. & 6 p.m.

165 E. Main Street, Atlanta, IN 46031 (above Mr. Muffins’ Trains)

$35/person, all supplies included

Happening in our Atlanta studio space! Learn clay hand building techniques to build a functional mug to use for your coffee or tea, or to give as a gift this holiday season! During this class, students will build a mug from a clay slab, add texture, and finish by adding glaze. Mugs will be ready for pickup two weeks after class, just in time for holiday gift-giving! No previous experience necessary; all materials supplied.


Clay Christmas Ornaments: Dec, 11 & 12, 6p.m.

In Noblesville location (107 S. 8th Street): December 11th, 6 p.m. (**cancelled due to low registrations**)

In Atlanta location (165 E. Main Street): December 12, 6 p.m.

$15/person, all supplies included

‘Tis the season to celebrate and create! Make a lovely, unique ornament to adorn your Christmas tree using air-drying clay. Use a variety of techniques to decorate your ornament, paint it, and take it home with you once class is done – no need to wait for a kiln firing! No previous experience necessary; all supplies included.


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Thank you!

We want to extend our gratitude to Julie Edwards of Indy Artsy for her kind donation of one of our kilns. Check out her shop and studio in the Circle City Industrial Complex at 1125 East Brookside Road, Suite C8, Indianapolis, IN 46202.

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