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Snail Mail

with Sara Ottomano

Mar
12

Next session: March 12th, 2024

$25 More Info

For those that love to send and receive mail, this workshop is for you! We’ll make envelopes by hand and create stationary to match. It will be an evening of slowing down and taking the time to make postal art for friends and loved ones. While all materials will be provided, if you have a pair of scissors, please bring them. Students need to be 18 or older.

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Paste Papers

with Sara Ottomano

Mar
19

Next session: March 19th, 2024

$25 More Info

In this workshop, we’ll explore the centuries-old technique of making beautiful patterned papers. This technique is an approachable way to make your own textured papers, using only homemade paste mixed with paint, tools sourced from around the home, and paper. You’ll walk away with several paste papers to use in future collage, bookmaking, card-making, or scrapbooking projects. Please dress for potentially messy materials. Students need to be 18 or older.

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Personalized Gift Wrap

with Sara Ottomano

Mar
5

Next session: March 5th, 2024

$25 More Info

In this workshop, make your own personalized wrapping and tissue paper! We’ll use drawing tools to add color, pattern, and textures to recycled papers. Enjoy an evening of experimentation and fun as you make gift wrapping supplies for any occasion. All materials are provided. Students need to be 18 or older.

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Bookmaking: Japanese Stab Binding

with Sara Ottomano

Mar
26

Next session: March 26th, 2024

$25 More Info

Join us for an evening of making your own handmade book! Using a technique called Japanese stab binding, we’ll hand sew at least one book that can be used as your own sketchbook, notebook, or gift to give away. No bookmaking experience necessary, all materials will be provided. Students need to be 18 or older.

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Acrylic Painting for Beginners Part 1

with Kyle Durkin

Mar
6

Next session: March 6th to 27th, 2024

$49 More Info

Learn how to use paint and color! You will learn how to mix paints as well as how to build up an image, step by step! Create your own original pieces in this class.

Materials needed: Please bring a variety of paintbrushes of at least a few different sizes and the following paint- 1 tube of crimson or primary red, 1 tube of primary yellow, 1 tube of ultramarine or primary blue, and 1 tube of white. ?Basics? paint made by Liquitex is suggested. It can be purchased at Michaels Arts and Crafts stores. (Paper/Canvas will be provided by the instructor.)

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Acrylic Painting for Beginners Part 2

with Kyle Durkin

Apr
24

Next session: April 24th to May 15th, 2024

$49 More Info

This is a class for people who have taken my first Acrylic Painting for Beginners class or for people who have some acrylic painting experience. You will need to know how to use acrylic paint and how to mix color already to join this class. We will work on more tutorials and expand your skills. Join us and create more exciting paintings to take home!

Materials needed: Box set of acrylic paints (at least red, blue, yellow and white); set of acrylic/synthetic paintbrushes (a variety of brush sizes, flats and rounds)