What We Do

CFY is a paint-your-own pottery studio, for all ages and art abilities. We also have canvas painting classes and glass fusion!


Painting ceramics is fun for all ages and art abilities. CFY is set up so you can just walk-in and paint, come to one of our classes, or schedule a painting party.

We carry over 1000 different bisque and painting products – from banks, and figurines to personalized snowmen and knitting bowls.   Seasonal pieces (Easter eggs, Menoras, pumpkins, turkey platters) are also available throughout different times of the year.

When you come in, you pay the amount penciled on the piece (plus tax).  All studio time, use of brushes, paints and kiln time is included.  We have knowledgeable staff to help you along your creative way and lots of samples and idea books to guide you too.

Glass Fusing and Slumping


Our Gurnee studio has an amazing glass working area. It is there that you can stack and layer thin sheets of glass of multiple colors to create patterns and simple images later to be fired in our kiln. The kiln allows the glass pieces to fuse together while softening and rounding the edges of the original shape.

With glass fusing, you are able to create glass art, glass tiles, ornaments, and jewelry. To create functional pieces like bowls, plates, and cheese trays we have a process called slumping.

Come enjoy a day in our glass room. Warning: Glass fusing is an addictive art!

Canvas Painting


Come check it out! We now offer canvas painting as a way to be creative and imaginative at Ceramics For You!

Birthday parties will have the option of ceramic painting and also painted canvases. Kids ages 8+ will choose from a choice of canvas ideas and we will privide the instruction on how to accomplish it. Canvas painting also offers the option to take home the project the same day!

Adults don’t feel left out, you can also get in on the canvas painting! We offer classes throughout the month. Sign-up today!!