Visual Arts Workshops and One-Day Events

In-Person Visual Arts Workshops

Pit Fire Workshop
for ages 12- adult
with Sandy Rill
July 14 & 21, 1-4 p.m.
$40 class fee, $10 materials
Maximum of 4 students
Create a project in clay, then bisque-fire it to create a permanent work of art in this two-part workshop.
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Art & Wellness Series: Connecting to Others – Artist Trading Cards (formerly virtual)
for ages 16 & up
with Heather Denning
Tuesday, July 14
6-7:30 p.m.
$6 class fee
You’ll need 10 pieces of pre-cut cardstock (3.5″ x 2.5″), glue stick, scissors, and assorted media of your choice: permanent markers, collage materials (magazines, old photos, tissues paper, cancelled stamps, etc.) acrylic paint, colored pencils, oil pastels, etc.
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Toad Abode
for ages 12-adult
with Sandy Rill
July 16, 1-4 p.m.
$15 class fee, $5 materials fee
Maximum of 4 students
Make a home out of clay for the toad friends in your yard!
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Pottery Birdhouse
for ages 12-adult
with Sandy Rill
July 23, 1-4 p.m.
$15 class fee, $5 materials fee
Maximum of 4 students
Make a home for your feathered friends!
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Paper Bag Journal
for ages 13-adult
with Heather Denning
Tuesday, July 28
6-7:30 p.m.
$15 class fee, $3 materials fee
Maximum of 6 students
Bring a paper bag and your choice of special photos, ticket stubs, cards, etc., and turn it all into a special upcycled journal full of hidden pockets, splashes of color, and memorabilia.
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Mosaic Stepping Stone
for adults
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Wednesday, August 5
12:30-2 p.m.
$25 class fee, $8 materials fee
Maximum of 6 students
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Oil Pastel Workshop
ages 13 & up
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Wednesday, August 5, 12 or 19
3:30-4:40 p.m.
$27 class fee, $7 materials fee
Maximum of 6 students
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Tie-Dye Workshop (outdoors)
for grades 1-6
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Thursday, August 6
1-2 p.m.
$6 class fee
Maximum of 8 students
Bring a white 100% cotton t-shirt and tie dye it!
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Chalk Pastel: Sun & Shade
for adults
with Mary Underwood
Thursday, August 6
3-5 p.m.
$27 class fee, $7 materials fee
Maximum of 6 students
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Needle-Felted Flowers
for all ages
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Monday, August 10
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
$20 class fee, $10 materials fee
Maximum of 6 students
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Birch Tree Canvas
for all ages
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Wednesday, August 12
12:30-1:30 p.m.
$10 class fee, $3 materials fee
Maximum of 6 students
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Needle Felted Bee & Blossoms
for all ages
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Wednesday, August 12
2-3 p.m.
$20 class fee, $10 materials fee
Maximum of 6 students
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Baby Yoda Canvas
for all ages
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Thursday, August 13
11 a.m.- noon
$10 class fee, $3 materials fee
Maximum of 6 students
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Needle Felted Sea Scape
for all ages
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Friday, August 17
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
$20 class fee, $10 materials fee
Maximum of 6 students
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World Art: Aboriginal Dot Art 
for grades 1 & up
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Wednesday, August 19
12:30-1:30 p.m.
$10 class fee, $3 materials fee
Maximum of 6 students
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Chalk Pastel – Pink Banks
for adults
with Mary Underwood
Thursday, August 20
3-5 p.m.
$27 class fee, $7 materials fee
Maximum of 6 students
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Needle Felted Fox
for all ages
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Monday, August 24
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
$20 class fee, $10 materials fee
Maximum 6 students
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Chalk Art Day — FREE!
for all ages
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Friday, July 31
noon-2 p.m.
Come turn our parking lot into a giant work of art!

 

Virtual Visual Arts Workshops

Wildlife Art
for grades 1 & up
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Tuesday, July 21
1-2 p.m.
$6 class fee
This class fulfills the 1st requirement for the Girl Scouts Junior Art Explorer Badge.
Inspired by artist Charlie Harper, we’ll create wildlife-themed collage art. You will need colored paper, pencil, eraser, scissors, glue, and a marker/Sharpie.
Materials list on Amazon
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Pressed Nature Art
for grades 1 & up
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Tuesday, July 28
1-2 p.m.
$6 class fee
This class fulfills the 2nd requirement for the Girl Scouts Junior Art Explorer Badge.

We’ll make air-dry porcelain clay and use it to create a beautiful pressed pendant, magnet, sun catcher, or bookmark.
Recipe for clay: 1 cup cornstarch; 1 cup white glue; 2 tablespoons of lemon juice, 2 tablespoons of baby oil; hand lotion; plastic wrap; airtight plastic container; microwave safe container. Clay should be made 24 hours before class. You’ll also need acrylic paint or spray paint. Clear spray sealer is optional. If making a pendant, you will need a piece of ribbon or cord.
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Rain Stick
for grades 1 & up
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Tuesday, August 4
1-2 p.m.
$6 class fee
This class fulfills the 3rd requirement for the Girl Scouts Junior Art Explorers Badge.
Build and decorate a rain stick! You will need a cardboard tube (paper towel or postal), nails shorter than the width of the tube, rice, dried beans, or unpopped popcorn, glue or modge podge, scrap paper, and acrylic paint.
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Macro Photography
for grades 1 & up
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Monday, August 10
1-2 p.m.
$6 class fee
This class fulfills the 4th requirement for the Girl Scouts Junior Art Explorers Badge.
You will need a phone or camera with a macro function or attachment.
Attachments on Amazon
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Jar Terrarium
for grades 1 & up
with Nancy Nelson-Brotz
Tuesday, August 11
1-2 p.m.
$6 class fee
This class fulfills the 5th requirement for the Girl Scouts Junior Art Explorers Badge.
Create your own piece of nature in this up-cycling project with a glass jar from home. (Terrarium kits are available for purchase if you don’t have a jar available.) You’ll need a glass container, small plants, sticks, rocks, or shells, soil mix, bark, pebbles, sheet moss, and plant charcoal.
Terrarium materials on Amazon
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