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Open Studio Membership Terms and Agreement


Open Studio Membership is subscription-based and available to those who have the knowledge to work with clay independently. Open studio is also available to students who are currently enrolled in multi-week classes and want extra time to practice. The open studio hours are listed on the website. Hours may change due to classes and events. 


Membership includes:

a. Up to 25 hours of open studio time per month. Hours reset each month and aren’t carried over.

b. Usage of in-house dipping glazes.

d. You may use Mayco Stroke and Coat from the PYOP paint bar for smaller details.

c. Members receive 15% off glazes and certain pottery tools sold in the studio.

d. Firing is included, but let’s be fair with clay usage and firing, this is NOT a production studio! 

e. We usually carry Laguna B-Mix, Dover White, Speckled Buff, and recycled clay and fire mostly to cone 5

f. Oversized pieces larger than 12 inches may incur additional fees.



a. The Member acknowledges that all payments made to Cool Creations are non-refundable.

b. Membership fees are due on a monthly basis. You will be charged automatically each month.

c. You may cancel your membership with a 14-day email notification prior to the renewal date.

d. You may pause your membership for 30 days with emailed notification. 

e. Open studio hourly fees are due at the time of booking for Students enrolled in multi-week classes.


Booking Guidelines:

a. Book your pottery wheel, hand building, and/or glaze station prior to coming to the studio.

b. You may change or cancel your booking up to one hour prior to the booked time slot.

c. If you need to stay longer than anticipated, log into the app to extend your hours.

d. Members aren’t allowed in the studio after closing hours.


Studio Cleaning Guidelines:

All open studio members are responsible for cleaning up after themselves to minimize clay dust.

Please clean the equipment and workspace you’ve used, including floor area. There’s a broom and mop next to the clay sink. If using studio tools, clean and return them to their designated spot. Before leaving, check that common worktables, wedging tables, and glazing stations are wiped down.


Codes of Conduct:

The Member agrees to adhere to the following codes of conduct while on the premises of Cool Creations:

a. Respect other members, instructors, and studio staff.

b. Do not interfere with instructors or students if there is a class in session.  Student’s should have the instructor’s full attention.

c. Use studio equipment and materials responsibly and safely.

d. Follow any additional rules or guidelines communicated by the Studio.


Completed Work:

a. The Member must pick up any completed pottery pieces within 30 days from the date of final firing.

b. Failure to collect completed work within the specified timeframe may result in the Studio disposing of the pottery.

c. Sometimes accidents happen, and the Studio is not responsible for breakage during kiln firings.


Hold Harmless Agreement:

The Member agrees to release, hold harmless, and indemnify Cool Creations, its owners, employees, agents, and affiliates from any and all claims, demands, actions, liabilities, expenses, or damages arising from participation in studio activities, including but not limited to pottery classes, workshops, and open studio hours. The Member assumes all risks associated with such activities. Member acknowledges that they have read, understood, and agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement.

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