Soulflame Pottery

Fort Worth, TX

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About this pro

How does your service stand out?

Soulflame Pottery has been in business for over 10 years and offers personalized, knowledgeable instruction in clay art (wheel throwing, hand building, glazing, etc.) with over 40 years experience. Roy Odom, owner, has been working in clay for over 40 years. Knowledge of materials and techniques necessary for creating clay art and pottery is a specialty of our company. No other craft or art services are available.

What do you enjoy about the work you do?

Introducing people to the creative possibilities inherent in clay.

Location

Fort Worth, TX 76112

Background check

Complete

Times hired on Thumbtack

3

Q&A

What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
Discussing expectations and customizing a plan to attain success.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
College course and innumerable workshops over the span of 40+ years.
Do you have a standard pricing system for your service? If so, please share the details here.
The pricing system is based on cost of materials, time involved, and cost of rental of teaching facilities
How did you get started doing this type of work?
I discovered an affinity for clay in 1968 and haven't been able to get my hands clean since! It is my artistic passion.
What types of customers have you worked with?
Much of what I do is custom design. However, an equally large part of my work is for galleries in Fort Worth and Dallas.
Describe a recent project you are fond of. How long did it take?
I prepared a piece for submission to a juried state-wide competition called the Best of Texas Clay and was chosen as one of those to be included in the exhibition.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
Focus on someone who has done clay work (pottery) enough to be able to communicate the steps necessary to promote success.
What questions should customers think through before talking to professionals about their project?
My years in education and clay help me analyze each step of the process and break it down to the process necessary to make each portion of the process easier to understand. My work is the result of years of practice and looking for inspiration in nature and other things around me.