Handbuilt Textured Ceramic Mug Workshop
Nov
18
4:00 PM16:00

Handbuilt Textured Ceramic Mug Workshop

Come Play with clay!!

In this workshop, students will be learn to create a functional ceramic mug from a large, flat rolled slab of clay. They will  then experiment with adding texture to the outside of the mug using a variety of the texture tools available at the studio. Students will learn basic building and joining skills that can be applied to many other handbuilt applications.  As time permits, students will be able to paint their mug with underglaze. After the workshop, the mugs will bisque fired, covered in clear glaze and fired again. They will be ready for pick up 2-3 weeks after the workshop ( in time to make a fabulous handmade holiday gift).  This workshop is for adults and teens 14+. No prior ceramics experience necessary.

Instructor: Stacy Gates $35

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Acrylic Pour Painting Workshops
Nov
27
6:00 PM18:00

Acrylic Pour Painting Workshops

Stay on top of new trends and come learn the techniques, tips and tricks of the Acrylic Pouring. In this fun, interactive workshop, Stacy will demonstrate several different methods of pouring and will discuss how to modify your paints with different pouring mediums,and several ways of creating  cells. Then you will pour, slide, swipe and tilt to create your own magical abstract painting. No painting skills are needed, just a fun attitude. Each student will get a 10 x 10 canvas and a 4" tile, paints and all other materials required to create two pour paintings in class. Please come dressed for mess. This workshop is for ages 12 and older. Younger children may come with an adult also taking the workshop. 

$35  Instructor: Stacy Gates 

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Paint Your Own Pottery - Holiday Platter Party
Dec
6
6:00 PM18:00

Paint Your Own Pottery - Holiday Platter Party

Come paint a ceramic platter for the holidays that you will cherish for years. The studio has a large variety of plate and platter shapes and a number of patterns, design ideas and tips to help you create your vision.

No painting or ceramic experience required; we will walk you through the process step-by-step to ensure fabulous results.

Bring your favorite beverage a and enjoy our relaxed yet structured atmosphere where you are the artist. Snacks will be provided.

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Metal Stamped "Word" Bracelet
Dec
10
6:00 PM18:00

Metal Stamped "Word" Bracelet

Let your intention hang on your wrist as a reminder of how you want to live. We will be making a macrame bracelet with waxed cotton cord and personalizing it with a metal stamped disc. You will learn how to stamp and will be able to choose your word and the style of your disk.

These will also make a fabulous holiday gift.

Instructor: Stacy Gates $30.

This workshop is part of our Craft n’ Connect monthly series for women. It meets on the 2nd Monday of each month.

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Create & Sip Painting Party - "Winter Barn"
Nov
15
6:00 PM18:00

Create & Sip Painting Party - "Winter Barn"

This amateur painting party is all about having fun while following the step by step instructions of your instructor to create a stunning acrylic painting on a 16x20 stretched canvas. Paint outside the lines and we will help you create your vision. Bring your favorite beverage a and enjoy our relaxed yet structured atmosphere where you are the artist. Snacks will be provided.

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Alcohol Ink Flower Tiles - a Craft n' Connect Workshop
Nov
12
6:00 PM18:00

Alcohol Ink Flower Tiles - a Craft n' Connect Workshop

Alcohol inks have a mind of their own and they are crazy fun!

In this workshop we will learn to tame the ink and will focus on creating flowers on tiles. Various tools will be used to place the ink on the tile, including brushes, toothpicks, cotton pads and q tips. We will also move the ink by blowing air through a straw and using canned air to create dramatic floral designs. Each participant will complete 2 tiles in class.

Instructor: Stacy Gates $30

Alcohol inks stain clothing so please wear something appropriate. We will also be using 93 percent rubbing alcohol which has a strong odor.

This workshop is part of our Craft n’ Connect monthly series for women. It meets on the 2nd Monday of each month.

 
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Mandala Dot Painting Workshop
Nov
11
4:00 PM16:00

Mandala Dot Painting Workshop

Come join us as we learn to create beautiful painted mandalas. 

In Buddhist culture, mandalas are said to transmit positive energy to the environment and to the people who view them. They are believed to effect purification and healing, and to achieve a sense of oneness with the universe. We will be painting our mandalas on 4” x 4” canvases after learning the relatively easy methods for creating perfect symmetrical dots of all sizes. Your finished artwork will be perfect for hanging in an entryway, bedroom or little nook. . This workshop is for ages 14 + older. Younger children may attend with a participating adult. 

Instructor: Stacy Gates   $35

 

 

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Acrylic Pour Painting Workshops
Nov
3
4:30 PM16:30

Acrylic Pour Painting Workshops

Stay on top of new trends and come learn the techniques, tips and tricks of the Acrylic Pouring. In this fun, interactive workshop, Stacy will demonstrate several different methods of pouring and will discuss how to modify your paints with different pouring mediums,and several ways of creating  cells. Then you will pour, slide, swipe and tilt to create your own magical abstract painting. No painting skills are needed, just a fun attitude. Each student will get a 10 x 10 canvas and a 4" tile, paints and all other materials required to create two pour paintings in class. Please come dressed for mess. This workshop is for ages 12 and older. Younger children may come with an adult also taking the workshop. 

$35  Instructor: Stacy Gates 

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Hand Embroidered Owl Workshop
Oct
28
2:00 PM14:00

Hand Embroidered Owl Workshop

In this introductorry workshop, students will learn several methods for transferring a design onto fabric. After this, they will learn a variety of stitches that can be used to create a cute piece of embroidered owl art.

There will be several owl images to choose from and participants may also select their own color palette of embroidery floss.

The workshop fee includes all materials and supplies used in this workshop.

$50

Instructor: Stacy Gates

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Drawing and Painting Lab
Oct
24
10:00 AM10:00

Drawing and Painting Lab

This is a 4 week course that meets on 10/24, 10/31, 11/7, & 11/14.

Want to learn more about drawing and painting? In this course, we will learn and practice the fundamentals through both small weekly exercises and more in-depth studies.

We will learn to see like an artist, expand our creativity and technical skills and gain confidence in both our abilities and choices of materials.

Students will have much freedom in choosing their own topics for painting, and are encouraged to bring in any independent work for feedback. No previous drawing or painting experience required.

Instructor: Stacy Gates

$125 for 6 weeks (all supplies and materials are included)

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Beginning Sewing Class
Oct
23
5:30 PM17:30

Beginning Sewing Class

This is a four week class that meets on the following Tuesday evenings -10/23, 10/30, 11/6, & 11/13.

Learn to sew or improve your skills in this four week hands-on beginner class. The class fee includes use of a sewing machine, a variety of fabric choices for the projects and any other materials or tools used in the class.
You will learn about  seams, hems, buttonholes, zippers, using a pattern, tools that make help make things easier and so much more. 

Instructor: Stacy Gates    $100

 
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Mandala Dot Painting Workshop
Oct
16
10:30 AM10:30

Mandala Dot Painting Workshop

Come join us as we learn to create beautiful painted mandalas. 

In Buddhist culture, mandalas are said to transmit positive energy to the environment and to the people who view them. They are believed to effect purification and healing, and to achieve a sense of oneness with the universe. We will be painting our mandalas on 4” x 4” canvases after learning the relatively easy methods for creating perfect symmetrical dots of all sizes. Your finished artwork will be perfect for hanging in an entryway, bedroom or little nook. . This workshop is for ages 14 + older. Younger children may attend with a participating adult. 

Instructor: Stacy Gates   $35

 

 

 
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Shibori Dyed Tea Towels -- A Craft n' Connect Workshop
Oct
8
6:00 PM18:00

Shibori Dyed Tea Towels -- A Craft n' Connect Workshop

Learn how to shibori dye with indigo and hand dye a tea towel to take home.

Shibori is a Japanese style of resist dyeing that involves twisting, tying, binding, folding and other manipulation of fabric. We will cover classic techniques and guide you to create your own unique designs.   $30

Additional towels or other items can be dyed for additional $5 each

This workshop is part of our Craft n’ Connect monthly series for women. It meets on the 2nd Monday of each month.

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Acrylic Pour Painting Workshop
Oct
7
4:00 PM16:00

Acrylic Pour Painting Workshop

Stay on top of new trends and come learn the techniques, tips and tricks of the Acrylic Pouring. In this fun, interactive workshop, Stacy will demonstrate several different methods of pouring and will discuss how to modify your paints with different pouring mediums,and several ways of creating  cells. Then you will pour, slide, swipe and tilt to create your own magical abstract painting. No painting skills are needed, just a fun attitude. Each student will get a 10 x 10 canvas and a 4" tile, paints and all other materials required to create two pour paintings in class. Please come dressed for mess. This workshop is for ages 12 and older. Younger children may come with an adult also taking the workshop. 

$35  Instructor: Stacy Gates 

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Create & Sip - Starry Night or Winter Cardinal Painting
Sep
29
4:30 PM16:30

Create & Sip - Starry Night or Winter Cardinal Painting

This amateur painting party is all about having fun while following the step by step instructions of your instructor to create a stunning acrylic painting on a 16x20 stretched canvas. Paint outside the lines and we will help you create your vision. Bring your favorite beverage and snacks and enjoy our relaxed yet structured atmosphere where you are the artist. 

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Instructor: Kate Franklin         $38

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Beginning Jewelry - All About Earrings
Jul
31
6:00 PM18:00

Beginning Jewelry - All About Earrings

In this workshop, you will learn how to make a variety of earrings. From simple to statement, it’s up to you!  Using wire, connectors, components and beads, we will learn about basic jewelry design principles. Once we have our designs finalized, we will learn how to make simple and wrapped loops with wire and attach our earrings to earring findings.

During this two hour class, students will be able to make two different pairs of earrings from our wide assortment of semi precious stones, pearls and glass beads.

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Mandala Stone Painting Workshop
Jun
14
6:00 PM18:00

Mandala Stone Painting Workshop

Come join us as we learn to create beautiful Mandala Stones! 

In Buddhist culture, mandalas are said to transmit positive energies to the environment and to the people who view them. They are believed to effect purification and healing, and to achieve a sense of oneness with the universe. Not only will you leave with two beautiful stones, but you will become entranced with relaxation in the process. This workshop is for ages 14 + older. Younger children may attend with a participating adult. 

Instructor: Gabrielle Hayward    $25 *Pre-registration Required*

 

 

 
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Needle Felted Bird Sculpture
Jun
11
6:00 PM18:00

Needle Felted Bird Sculpture

Come join us for our June Craft & Connect workshop for women.  We will be learning to create a 3 dimensional bird sculpture by manipulating fluffy wool fibers into firm felt.  

Using a specialty barbed needle and fluffy wool fibers, you'll learn the tricks and techniques for making a needle felted sculptural piece. 

We will be creating a sweet, 3 dimensional bird that will be so cute you will want to make an entire flock.

If you have a specific bird in mind, bring some pictures of it to the workshop.

All materials are provided and fun conversations, refreshments and snacks are always included.

Instructor: Stacy Gates        $25 *Pre-registration required!*

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Beaded Crocheted Necklace
May
20
3:00 PM15:00

Beaded Crocheted Necklace

Spend an afternoon learning how to crochet beautiful beads onto colorful thread. This workshop will only use the basic crochet chain stitch and is  suitable for all levels of crocheters; even those that are new to the craft. Beads and cord are included and there will be a wide variety of colors and shapes to choose from.

Instructor: Stacy Gates      $50 (includes materials)

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Make a Personalized Art Journal
May
14
6:00 PM18:00

Make a Personalized Art Journal

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Join us to learn new techniques for adding color, texture, lettering, and a personal touch as you create an Art Journal. Anharad will be making everyone a journal ahead of time so please sign up early. Please bring old letters, photos, ticket stubs, and/or any personal memorabilia that you would like to incorporate into pages which reflect your gratitude, hopes, dreams, memories, etc. This workshop is part of our Women's Craft and Connect series.

Instructor: Anharad Llewelyn       $25   *Pre-registration required!*

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Nuno Felted Scarflette Workshop
May
6
2:00 PM14:00

Nuno Felted Scarflette Workshop

Nuno Felting is  a wet felting technique that combines a sheer cotton or silk fabric base with wool fibers. Depending on what fibers are used - different types of wool roving, silk fibers, hankies, yarns - and how many layers are applied, one can build up color, texture and other design elements in a  finished fabric. We will create a beautiful short scarf (scarflette) in this workshop as you learn about the fundamentals and beauty of nuno felting. You may bring your own supplies to this workshop or buy a materials kit $20

Time: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Instructor: Stacy Gates      $60

 
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From Drawing to Painting
May
1
10:30 AM10:30

From Drawing to Painting

This is a 5 week class that meets on  5/1, 5/8, 5/15, 5/29 & 6/5 (no class on 5/21)

Drawing and painting go hand in hand. Through these two visual expressions, we will explore the sprectrum between representation and abstraction while investigating topics that resonate with you. All levels are welcome as we will continue to strengthen technical and observational skills.

Instructor: Susan White   $100 + $25 for materials

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