Take Home Your Own Personalized Pottery in Ankeny, IA

Paint your own pottery at Bulldog Ceramics & Art Studio

Painting doesn't only have to be two-dimensional. For art that's both beautiful and functional, why not add your own creative flair to ceramic? Paint added to a simple white piece of pottery can transform pottery into gorgeous pieces you can cherish forever.

Bulldog Ceramics & Art Studio is a go-to destination for fun with ceramic paint in Ankeny, IA. We hold paint your own pottery classes as well as painting parties. Bring the whole gang or walk in alone for a relaxing and enjoyable experience.

Call 515-965-6817 today to learn more about our ceramic paint classes and parties.

Display your art with pride

Since when does art have to be stuffy and boring? A paint your own pottery class in Ankeny, IA will have you taking home a real piece of art you can hold and use every day. There are tons of possibilities with ceramics, including:

  • Decorative plates
  • Tea and coffee mugs
  • Containers for flowers or succulents
  • Candle holders
  • Toothbrush holders
  • Butter dishes

The sky is the limit. What do you need? With ceramic paint you can make a variety of interesting patterns and styles that will have your guests wondering who the artist is.

Join a paint your own pottery class with us today.


Painting Ceramics

There is a studio fee of $4 for kids and $6 for adults plus the cost of the ceramics. The studio fee includes paints, supplies, glazing and firing of the piece.
We have ceramics that range from $5-$50 with a large selection of pieces in the $10-$25 range.

Glaze Paint (1 Week Turn Around)


  • Pick a piece from our shelves.
  • Design and decorate as you would like!
  • We'll glaze your piece and fire it in the kiln, and it will be ready to pick up in a week!



Acrylic Paints (Same Day Turn Around)


  • Pick a piece from our shelves.
  • Design and decorate using our acrylic paints.
  • We suggest allowing 30 minutes to dry after painting and then it's ready to take home!


*Acrylic paints are not kiln fired. Please wear appropriate clothing as acrylic paint will stain clothes. All items painted with acrylic are NOT food safe, microwave safe, or dishwasher safe, or water safe.

We provide everything you might need to create a masterpiece! We are happy to take reservations, but walk-ins are welcome! See you soon!