Creativity Starts Here...

Ladies Night

​Thursdays 6-9pm

Sip & Spin Ladies Night Special just $30/pp.  Pre-Registration Required!

Ladies can enjoy drink specials at Fire & Spice next door & watch for FOODTRUCKS!

AND...*20% OFF Whatever you paint!   *custom sketching does not apply

Sip & Spin:  Let's get a lil' dirty & have a lot of fun!  Adults 21+ BYOB. 

Thursdays & FRIDAYS 7-8:30PM

Registration Required, call (910)386-7699 

Homeschool ART class

  • Elementary - High School 12:30-1:30   
  • Toddler/Pre-K/K Paint-A-Story 12:30-1:30
  • Click on the HomeSchool Menu link above for details 
  • Reg:
  •  Call to let us know you're coming (910)386-7699

Watercolor Class:  Thursdays 6-8 or Saturdays 7-9. 

Registration Required, call (910)386-7699.


On your special day!  Add some fun with a customized Signature Canvas or Platter  hand painted at Hot Mess!

Upcoming Events


kids stuff:

  • PAINT-A-STORY...Thursdays 12:30-1:30, Story time & Painting..Pre-K Please pre-register (910)386-7699 
  • KIDS POTTERY WHEEL:  Saturday & Sunday reservation only call (910)386-7699​

adult stuff: 

Valentines Watercolor for Couples:

VALENTINES MONTH SPECIAL: Treat your Valentine to 4 guaranteed DATE NIGHTS...Join us for a 4 wk. (2/3, 2/10, 2/17, 2/24)  Watercolor Class, learn the basics to creating a one-of-a-kind masterpiece from our studio Pro...Stuart. He is amazing. Custom sketching available, you can paint what you like, Stuart will work with you to create a custom design of your choosing. He will explain & explore blending, shading, and so much more. Special Couples Rate $200 (reg. rate $280) includes (4) 2 hr. classes & complimentary glass of wine or craft beer & light refreshments. You are welcome to bring in dinner/snacks/adult beverages. Reservations only. Reservation Deadline 1/24/18 Call (910)386-7699 for more info. 

Use this link:

Valentine's Ghost Night Pottery:

Surprise your Snuggle-Bunny with a Hot Date for Valentine's Day at Hot Mess! Learn to throw a pot just like Patrick & Demi, one couple per wheel, $50/couple. Includes Potter instruction & 2 pots each to keep, throw as much as you like, and its just $8 each if you wanna keep them all! Includes your choice of artisan glazes & firing. PLUS complimentary beverage from Fire & Spice Wine Bar. You can also BYOB. Limited to 4 couples per session.

Use these links:
Session 1: 6-7

Session 2: 7:30-8:30


Date Night 

Yes you thrifty thang...that's right, Hot Mess is doin' DATE NIGHT! Saturday evenings, 6-9pm. Bring that special someone to Hot Mess and fall in love with the savings.....BoGo 1/2 off....Now you can paint that classy beer stein AND still afford to get her that sexy butter dish she's had her eye on...See studio for details, as always, BYOB. Call (910)386-7699 for reservations.**Be sure to visit Fire & Spice next door for wine or craft beer specials that you can enjoy while painting at Hot Mess

Follow us OFFSITE..The Mobile Mess is on the MOVE!

  • SIP & PAINT...Weekends or Anytime, BYOB 7-9pm.  Call for large groups or specific design options.  
  • SIP & SPIN...Thursdays & Fridays 7-8:30pm.  Adults only, BYOB. 
  • Watercolor Series:  Thursdays 6-8pm or Saturdays 7-9pm
  • Ladies Night:  Thursdays 6-9pm  20% off for all Ladies!
  • Date Night:  Saturdays 7-9pm,  BoGo1/2 off *see studio for details

Have a business such as a taproom, restaurant or bar and wanna join the fun?  Call me and we will give you all the details about how to host your very own Hot Mess Paint Nite!   (910)386-7699 or  (ask for Andrea)

Register for all events by calling (910)386-7699 or

Family Paint Specials

​You bring the kids, we clean up the mess!

  •  Sundays 1-5 
  • Kids Paint for *FREE with adult purchase of $20 or more.  1 free item per $20 purchase
  • *KIDS FREE items includes Kids Shelf pottery   (excludes wheels)
  • Ask a Studio Artist for details prior to starting your project!
  • Kids/Beginner & Family Wheels on Saturdays & Sundays.  1hr. sessions.  Call for details  Reservations only for Wheels! (910)386-7699  sorry no walk ins for wheels


Story time has become so popular we ask that moms pre-register before coming to make sure we have allotted enough space and enough pottery to paint!  (910)386-7699 or

  • Thursdays 12:30 -1:30
  • Toddler/ Pre-K & K
  • $8/pre-registered or $10 Walk ins.  
  • Call to let me know you're coming (910)386-7699!

Open Studio

Walk-ins ALWAYS welcome

Just wanna come in & paint?  Ofcourse you can!

  • Fall/Winter Open Studio hours:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 1-8pm.  Thursday, Friday & Saturday 11am-9pm!  Sundays 1-5!  *We close 1 hr. early if no painters are present!!!
  • No reservations necessary, just give us a heads up for large groups of 8 or more!  Pottery Wheels, Homeschool  or Sip & Paint classes are the only thing that require advance registration
  • Walk ins are ALWAYS welcome at HOT MESS
  • You don't have to take a group class, come in during normal studio hours and we will always be available to assist you!
  • ALL projects are available to complete anytime.  
  • Enjoy DIY canvas painting, pottery, clay, mosaic, wine glass painting and more!
  • If your group needs assistance in pre-sketching a canvas give us a call BEFORE you come and we can take care of that for you!

Group classes & Project events, scroll past the calendar! Enjoy!

Sip & Paint: 

At HOT MESS we do things a little bit differently..

Sip & Paint nights  for adults 16+ at Hot Mess are Fridays & Saturdays,  7-9pm

adult beverages are welcome, (BYOB) and you can paint anything, including 

Pottery, Canvas, Wine Glasses, Bottle Slumps, Sculpt with Clay, Mosaics, 

Stepping Stones and more!

We encourage you to explore your creative side but for those who desire step-by-step instruction, 

check the calendar for updated Artist-led events, or gather some friends and schedule your very own Sip & Paint party!

GROUP PAINTINGS:  If your group would like a private instructional time with one of our amazingly talented Studio Artists, that can be done!  Just pick out what your group will be painting, they can each choose their own canvas size, and we will do a step-by-step instructional canvas or wine glass class.  Our gallery surrounds us inside the studio, so stop in and take a peek.  Or, if you have a favorite pic just send it to us, we love to make new creations!

Afterschool Kids ART

Kids Day Out!  Drop off!  Arts & Crafts, Painting & More!

  • Thursdays

  • Ages 5-16

  • 4-5pm

  • $15 per child

  • Reservations required:  (910)386-7699​