Come relax and engage in something creative that leaves you with a new artistic skill and invigorates you to create more.
Wednesday, April 4th 7:00-9:00pm Acrylic Florals Come learn how to turn simple brush strokes into beautiful flowers. Available for all levels, we will learn different ways to paint flowers and foliage using acrylic paint, as well as make a finished painting on a natural wood slice panel. $55 register by April 1st Small Group instruction (min. 4, maximum 8) Includes all supplies. Friday, April 20th 7:00-9:30pm Chakra, Reiki, and Watercolor Gems Come observe the complex forms and colors of crystals and gems and create a a beautiful and personal watercolor of the crystal of your choice. Learn all about chakras and Reiki from Heather Pleune, a local certified Reiki provider, who will do a short presentation on chakras and Reiki services ---- $70 register by April 10th Small Group instruction (min. 4, maximum 12) Includes tea and light snacks as well as all supplies. Including a starter Chakra Crystal Set, Meditation Eye Pillow, and a tiny natural Quartz Crystal to take home. Mini Reiki Sessions will be provided for those interested.
Monday, April 30th 3:30-6:00pm Mother Daughter Fairy Workshop Join the fairy fun and seize the opportunity to carve out some special time for just you and your daughter(s). During this one day workshop each participant will make a fresh floral crown with Cornell Florist and work together as a family unit to make a precious Fairy House $100 for mother daughter duo additional family member $40 register by April 24th Small Group instruction (min. 4 pairs, maximum 10 pairs) Must be 6 or older to participate. Includes light refreshments and all supplies.
Wednesday, May 2nd 7:00-9:30pm Watercolor Florals Come learn how to paint those beautiful loose floral watercolors that are all over pinterest. Available for all levels, we will learn different ways to paint a variety of flowers using watercolor paints as well as make a small pendent. $55 register by Feb. 20th Small Group instruction (min. 4, maximum 8) Includes all supplies.
Monday, May 14th 7:00-9:00pm Mother's Day Floral Workshop with Cornell Florist Cornell Florist specializes in organically styled arrangements that combine rambling shapes, unique textures, and unlikely ingredients to make a truly unique floral centerpiece. The amazing Lindsay from Cornell Florist will guide students through the process of creating garden inspired centerpieces with the best flowers and foliage of the season. This class is open to all levels of experience and will take place at MAKEart Studios in Downers Grove. $85 register by May 10th ($150 for mother/daughter duos) Group instruction (min. 6, maximum 15) Includes refreshments and all supplies needed as well as a pair of clippers, vase, and flowers that students will take with them at the conclusion.
Wednesday, May 16th 7:00-9:30pm Watercolor House Portrait Ever want a customized portrait of you home? Are you curious about using watercolors? Register and send in a picture of your lovely house and I will pre-sketch it and walk you through bringing them back to life with watercolor washes and ink. during our January workshop. $55 register by May 10th Small Group instruction (min. 4, maximum 8) Includes all supplies.
Wednesday, June 6th 7:00-9:00pm Brush Lettering Workshop Bring the paper th $55 register by Feb. 20th Discounted to $40 if you took with the Valentines Day Paper Marbling and or the Mono-Printing Workshop. Small Group instruction (min. 4, maximum 8) Includes all supplies, including black shadowbox frame.