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OPEN Studio Thursdays

Open Studio is every Thursday. It is open for you to paint. You can bring your own materials or use our student grade watercolors/paper or student grade acrylic/canvas. It will begin again Nov. 7, 14, 21 with a time change of 6-8pm. You select your subject matter and we provide guidance or suggestions. Ages 14 to Adult Welcome. You can pay as you go here with $20 per session or pay in person with a check or cash.

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Geometric Concrete Planters Class Thursday Dec. 5th 6-8pm and then Thursday Dec. 12th 6-8pm

Add some trendy and modern geometric concrete planters with lovely little succulents to your home this winter.(They also make great holiday gifts.) We will learn to create geometric concrete planters in this 2 part class at Bare Knuckle Arts. The first class, we will build two different geometric shapes, mix concrete and pour it into the mold(If you can only make the first session-that works as well-but you are own your own to add some color). The second class we will release the planter, add some color, and plant some succulents. YES, you definitely could do this at home but not without a mess. We embrace the mess so come join us for the fun. Ages 14-Adult welcome $65 per participant includes 2 planters and 2 types of succulents

Journal Inspiration Class Jan. 2020

Journal Inspiration. Winter in Wisconsin is the perfect time to nourish your soul, reflect, and think as we spend time that repeats every week for awhile. Often that empty white page can be intimidating. We will work to create drawings, colors, thoughtful words, quotes, images, and even grocery lists to our reflective journal practice. A blank journal and a variety of media are provided. 6 Fridays beginning Friday Jan. 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st, Feb. 7th, 14th 10am-11:30am $120 with everything provided. Adults Welcome

Mixed Media and Adventures in Collage Class Wednesdays beginning Jan. 22nd, 2020

Are you looking for creative freedom?  Join us for a Mixed Media collage class, we paint paste papers, use collected things, recycle old paintings, fibers, sheet music, mementos, and more as we create collages while we learn about composition and technical skills.  No experience necessary.  All Levels welcome. Ages 12- Adult $125 per participant Wednesday 10-11:30am Jan. 22nd, 29th, Feb. 5th, 12th, 19th

Abstract Painting with Palette Knives

Wielding the palette knife is as easy as frosting a cake! Join us to explore painting abstractly with palette knives. It’s fast, expressive, and will make you simplify images in an abstractly beautiful way. We can provide a set of palette knives or bring your own We also supply canvas and student grade acrylics. 5 Tuesdays from 6-7:30pm beginning Jan. 7th, 14, 21, 28, and Feb. 4th.

Ages 14 to Adult $100 per participant

Wool Felted Landscapes Saturday Feb. 15th 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 Feb. 15th1-3:30pm

Ages 12-Adult $50 per participant