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Thornton's First Paint Your Own Pipe & Ceramic Art Studio

Browse our finished handmade art pieces

When you come to visit us at High Maintenance Art, you will be welcomed into our community of creativity.

We invite creative people of all skill levels to join us in artistic expression! We are Thornton's premier paint your own pipe studio, but we are much more than that! We have a wide variety of ready to paint bisque of all kinds, finished and fired pieces available for purchase, consigned crafts from local artists, and a safe space for all who wish to let their creativity flow. We provide a listening ear, encouragement and friendly atmosphere to all of our customers, and we believe everyone has an artist in them. We would love to help you express your artisitc voice! If you are not local in the Denver Metro Area, we invite you to shop our selection of hand-painted items ready to ship!

By accessing and purchasing products off the High Maintenance Art website, you certify that you are over the age of 21 years old. You understand that the sale of all products sold on this website is for legal purposes only, and not for the use of illegal drugs. Any misuse of these products is strictly prohibited.​

What is the Paint Your Own Pipe Concept?

Paint Your Own Pipe is a unique concept that allows individuals to express their creativity and personal style by painting their very own smoking pipe. Custom painted pipes make Fantastic gifts too. We offer classes where you can learn the art of pipe painting in-store. Our experienced instructors guide you through the process, providing tips and techniques to help you achieve stunning results. Additionally, all our blank bisques are available for purchase, allowing you to take a pipe home and paint it at your convenience. Whether you're a novice or an experienced artist, Paint Your Own Pipe allows you to create a one-of-a-kind art piece that truly reflects your style and personality.


Your One-Stop Shop for Unique Gifts and Creative Expression

At High Maintenance Art, we are thrilled for you to discover our handmade products that are meticulously crafted with great attention to detail. Each item is crafted by skilled artisans, ensuring that no two products are alike. Our diverse selection includes a variety of items such as pipes and water pipes, as well as bowls, plates, and other finished and ready to paint ceramic pieces and gifts. Whether you prefer to visit our Thornton location and explore our store in person or shop online for added convenience, we invite you to discover the exceptional quality and artistry that our products have to offer.

Product Types

✼ Pipes & Water Pipes

✼ Bowls

✼ Plates

✼ Drinkware

✼ Trinkets

✼ Art Pieces

& More

Material Types

✼ Glazed Ceramic

✼ Raku

✼ Stoneware

✼ Acrylic

✼ Chillum

& More

In-House Ceramic Maker

Our store is very unique in that we can complete your custom piece in-house from start to finish.

✼ Bisque Pouring

✼ Clean

✼ Fire

✼ Paint

We provide comprehensive ceramic repair services and offer blank bisques for sale, allowing you to unleash your creativity and create your own masterpiece. In addition, we also also gladly accept donations of any unwanted bisque items.

Stop by and see us today or explore our online store to discover the joy of owning one our handmade ceramics!

We are located at 8512 Pearl St. Thornton, CO 80229

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