Open Studio Painting offers the opportunity to learn about acrylics or watercolors and various techniques. Paint what you are most interested in. You will have hands-on studio time as well as short lectures to help you develop your hidden talents. Student grade acrylics or watercolors and canvas provided but you can bring your own paints or we can offer recommendations. 6:30-8:30pm Thursday's $20 per session Sept. 27th, Oct. 4th, No Class Oct. 11th, Oct. 18th, Oct, 25th
Silky smooth to the touch, marvelous ripples of color, join us and learn to marble paper and then create 3 silk scarves for yourself or gifts for someone you love. No experience necessary just a willingness to experiment. Ages 8-Adult Welcome $65 per participant
Needle Felted Roving Wool Landscape Workshop Saturday Nov. 17th 1-3:30pm Come explore the medium of needle felting. We will create a color rich landscape based on a photograph or your imagination using roving wool and a simple needle felting technique. Creating small intimate color rich compositions we will then frame them in some old rustic wood frames created by Black Wood Works. Saturday Nov. 17th 1-3:30pm Ages 12-Adult $50 per participant
Unique Leather Key Fob Workshop Sunday November 18th 1-3:30pm $45 per participant Learn basic leather-working techniques in this introductory workshop. Visiting crafte, Peg Larabell will teach us how to cut, stitch, punch, burnish and rivet leather. Choose from three colors of thick bridle leather and multiple types of hardware to create your unique fob. Ages 12 -Adult are welcome.
Basic Soap Making Workshop Saturday Dec. 1st 1-4pm Join Laura Daly from the Madison Soap Company in this soap making workshop. We will learn the basics of cold-process soap making, create 32 ounces of soap ($45 retail value) to take home with you to cure, and felt one bar of Madison Soap Company soap to create a natural but decorative wash cloth to add to your collection. Soap making is a whole lot of chemistry, but also a lot of creativity. Some fun things you may want to bring with you to add to your soap mixture may include finely ground coffee, powdered clay, tea leaves, flower petals. For the top of your soap, you could bring fun things like a small pine cone, a favorite lego piece, a bouncy ball, some scrabble letters, or anything else small that would look incredible sticking out of your soap! $70 per participant Ages 15-Adult Bring your own long rubber gloves but all other supplies provided.
Small but Exquisite Felted Ornaments Workshop Friday Dec. 14th 6pm-9pm
Small but Exquisite Felted Ornaments is just that. Learn to make small roving wool ornaments that are placed on slices of natural wood. We will create using a simple needle felting technique. You will want to bring in a thimble if you have one-the felted parts are about the size of a fifty cent piece. No experience necessary and all materials provided. Bring your own food or beverage.