Bare Knuckle Arts offers visual art classes for kids and adults, including weekend workshops and family fun weeks. Many classes are multi-generational, in fact we encourage you to sign-up with a child, grandparent, Aunt, Uncle, Big Brother or Sister.
FUN for All Ages!
Pocket Coptic Workshop with Master Bookbinder, Professor Kerri Cushman from Longwood University. Learn this ancient, elegant hardcover binding that originated in the Copt Monasteries of Ethiopia around the 4th century. This little pocket hand made gift is ideal for journals, drawing, quotes because the beautiful chain stitch lets the signatures lay completely open. Customize your own journal cover with a variety of paper options. Create one complete book and extra covers and thread to take home and make your own. No experience necessary. Ages 12 to Adult welcome $50 per participant Sunday Dec. 17th 12:30-3pm
Silk Scarf Marbling-Saturday Feb. 10th 9am-Noon 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
Go with the Flow, Fluid Acrylic Painting Workshop Saturday Feb. 17th 1-3pm Learn how to mix fluid acrylics, experience the techniques of pouring, and emerging cells. Create 3 different poured, pure abstract individual pieces. We will use a tile, a canvas, and an artist's wood palette. For this workshop, you will need to wear old clothes that can get paint on them. Ages 12-Adult Welcome $65 per participant
Altered Cigar Box Workshop Sunday Feb. 18th 1-3pm Altered cigar box workshop is so simple yet so fun. Join us on Sunday Feb. 18th from 1-3pm to upcycle, re-use, re-purpose old simple wooden boxes. We pull out all the supplies in the studio and you can use whatever you want to created a one-of-a-kind box on the inside and out. Ages 5-92 Welcome $32 per participant
FloorCloth Workshop Floorcloths are made of heavy, un-stretched canvas with sewed edges. They are then painted and varnished to make them waterproof. Area canvas rugs, today known as floorcloth, had their start in 18th century England. They can be patterned or with crazy colors- no matter the design, they are durable as well as practical. We will be using some acrylic, paint markers, and varnish. $65 per Floorcloth Families can work on one together. Saturday March 17th 1-3:30pm Ages 8-Adult
PEACE Pole Workshop
Create a Peace Pole for your garden or home. A Peace Pole is a monument that displays the words, May Peace Prevail on Earth written in many different languages on each side of the pole. Join us as we paint our own creative peace pole on Earth Day Saturday April 21st 1-4pm We will use acrylic paint and paint markers. Easily installed in your garden.
$75 per project Ages 8-Adult
Family groups can work on one project together.