Discover a world of inspiration and creativity at Fat Cat this summer!
This summer along with being able to walk in and paint your own pottery or canvas, Fat Cat also offers children's camps that teach sculpting with clay, throwing pottery on a wheel, art journaling, kiln firing glass, painting and drawing.
An art show showcasing the camper's work that week will be held each Friday after camp. After the art show is over every child takes home their own art journal to continue at home as well as all of the beautiful creations they made during the week!
Full Day 9-4pm /$229 per week Afternoon Session 1:00 -4pm /$149 per week
Camp Sessions are for ages 7-15 years old Monday - Friday. Only 8 students per camp, reserve soon!
Reserve your child's spot in our summer art camp with a $50 deposit call 601.992.6553 or stop by in person at Fat Cat mon.- Sat. 11-8, Sun 1-5.
*deposit is non refundable, but can be transferred to another week. *any camp that does not have a minimum of 3 sign ups will have the deposit refunded.
*a sibling enrolled in the same camp week receives 20% off. *same child signs up for two weeks or more receives 20% off second week. *20 max. discount
* extended hours for pick up and drop off are available: 8am +$10 a day, or 5pm +$10 a day. Lunch is not provided, snacks and water are!
The feedback we receive about our camps is that the children AND parents are proud to display the artwork because the projects are substantial and the children are proud of mastering the various art materials. In addition to the great projects & summer time fun with new friends, all camps include a snack, use of professional quality art media and tools with instruction by enthusiastic artists to encourage the children's creative expression.
Week 1 June 5- 9 -SPORTING LIFE-
Your budding artist will create sculptures, paintings, room decor and a t-shirt depicting their favorite sports: cheer, football, hunting, soccer, gymnastics, basketball etc., mascots, teams or their school colors using the pottery wheel, canvas painting, clay sculpting and glass. Go team art!
Week 2 June 12- 16 -MAKE A SPLASH-
Your child will be inspired by summertime and all things aquatic for their artwork. We will be using glass, the pottery wheel, painting, paper and clay mediums to create beautiful sculptures, mobiles, dishes, t-shirts and cheerful room decor. Everything is just beachy!
Week 3 June 19-23 -FAIRIES, GNOMES & TROLLS!-
Campers will use their imagination to create art for the home & garden inspired by fairy tales & fantasy creatures using the pottery wheel, oil pastels,
clay, painting & glass mediums! Monsters & mermaids vs. Fairies & trolls!
Week 4 June 26- June 30 -FAMOUS ARTISTS-
Campers will make art in the style of Picasso, Haring, O'Keefe, Kahlo, Monet and others. Clay sculpting, glass fusing, the pottery wheel, drawing with pastels, charcoal and ink, canvas painting will be used by students to create masterpieces of their very own. Fun fine art!
Week 5 July 11-July 15 -ZOOTOPIA-
Campers will create crazy cool art featuring their favorite animals! These paintings, sculptures, dishes and wall decor will be made with clay, fused glass,
oil pastels, watercolors, the pottery wheel and acrylics. Panda power!
Call to reserve Now: 601. 992. 6553
FAT CAT ART CAFE
Fat Cat Art Cafe I
5352 Hwy 25 Flowood, MS.
ste 1700 39232 (601)992-6553
Monday-Saturday 11-8 & Sunday1-5!
Fat Cat Art Cafe II
398 Hwy 51 Ridgeland, MS.
ste 90 39157 (601)707-5159
SUMMER ART CAMP 2017
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DIY POTTERY WHEEL THROWING
Walk in and try out throwing pottery on a wheel during our DIY (do it yourself) open session time, staff will set you up with the clay then it's all you! $24.99* per person. Up to one hour on the wheel & up to two pounds of wheel ready earthenware clay. You may call us to reserve a spot on one of our 2 pottery wheels, first come first serve!
Did you make an awesome piece on the wheel? Then for $4.99* per wheel thrown piece We will bisque fire them in our kiln and it will be ready to take home in about a week with a natural clay finish. Or you may paint it with our our permanent ceramic glazes and we will fire it again, all included in the $4.99! no instructor.
Extra wheel clay may be purchased for $10 a pound. *+ tax
DIY CANVAS PAINTING
Walk in anytime and use one of our DIY/do it yourself instruction kits to paint a 12x12" or 16x20" Canvas for $19.99*.
No instructor required, we provide full size templates to trace with step by step written instructions OR you may paint your own design freehand.
You may also book a private instructor led canvas painting class for up to 5 painters, any age $134.95*. Additional painters are $26.99* each. Come to the studio to pick out your design and set the date and payment type and we will reserve a private party for you. *+tax
Call the Flowood studio to plan your party! 601.992.6553
POTTERY WHEEL WITH INSTRUCTOR
Call to book a class with one on one instruction for throwing pottery on a wheel!
$65.99* one person or $99* for two people on the same ticket. This instructor led class includes up to one hour beginners instruction on throwing clay on a pottery wheel & up to three pounds of earthenware clay. Your instructor will lead you through centering clay and pulling a cylinder on the pottery wheel. We will bisque fire your pieces in our kiln and they will be ready to take home in about a week with a natural clay finish. Or you may paint it with our our ceramic glazes and we will fire them again for a shiny finish! All ages, no experience needed.
Extra wheel clay may be purchased for $10 a pound. *+ tax
Call or stop by the Flowood studio to reserve your instructor time with payment. 601.992.6553
DIY CLAY SCULPTING -WEEKDAY
Call and reserve your one hour seating Monday-Friday to create from your imagination with fresh clay on your own at your own pace! $35.99* per person.
DIY CLAY HAND SCULPTING -WEEKEND
Call and reserve your 1 hour spot for Friday or Saturday 6:00-8pm to work on your own and at your own pace with wet earthenware clay for the SPECIAL WEEKEND PRICE of $24.99* per person. It's amazing date night fun!
All CLAY HAND BUILDING Includes: Up to 2 pounds of clay, basic clay sculpting instruction, bisque firing, glaze paints AND second firing of up to 2 painted pieces. +$4.99* per additional piece.
Extra sculpting clay may be purchased for $10* a pound *+ tax
Flowood studio 601.992.6553
PAINT YOUR OWN POTTERY
There are no separate studio,paint or firing fees for our large selection of ready to paint ceramic bisque at Fat Cat!
The price on the piece is the only price you pay on our mugs, plates, bowls, figurines and home decor ceramics. Our prices start at $1.00 for small fridge magnet sized pieces and goes up to $175 for large electric light Christmas tree. There are many selections under $10 & $20.
Once you pick out a ceramic we help you pick out your colors from our vibrant paint bar then you use our various art supplies to make your design come to life. We then dry your artwork, apply a clear glaze dry it again then and fire it to 1835f in one of our 4 kilns.
Glazed items take about a week to pick up, acrylic painted items are ready to take home the same day. Flowood and Ridgeland studios
Earn your potter badge or just have a fun meeting at Fat Cat! Make a pinch pot clay sculpture,
tour the kiln room then come back in 1-2 weeks and paint your handmade pottery together! *$10 +tax a scout, 5 scouts minimum, no outside food. reservation required.
Flowood studio: 601.992.6553
CUSTOM CLAY PRINT IMPRESSION
Custom painted hand or foot impression in wet clay starts at $19.99*.
Please call the Flowood studio 601.992.6553 to make an appointment with our clay artists Monday - Friday.
*Walk in service is not currently available for these wet clay prints.*