Monday, October 11, 2010

Saturday Sampler Workshops for Adults and Teens

The following classes are open to adults, as well as teens, ages 15 and up. Class sizes are limited and most fill quickly so register early.

LOCATION: Davis Studio Gallery, 404 Pine Street, Burlington, VT
TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
COST: $25.00 per sampler class
HOW TO REGISTER: Sign up for one, or do a series of classes. Register online at REGISTER ONLINE

Creative Cupcakes
Saturday, October 16th
Take the art of cupcake decoration to a whole new amazing level. You will leave this hands-on class with ideas, tips, and materials suggestions, along with several deliciously decorated cupcakes. (A great way to "feed"your creativity.) REGISTER ONLINE

Painting with Tissue
Saturday, October 23rd
Turn simple sheets of colored tissue paper and some acrylic gel medium into a beautifully layered "painting" on paper or canvas. The transparency of the material allows for surprising and interesting effects. REGISTER ONLINE

Quilt Square Potholders
Saturday, October 30th
Sew a very tiny quilt (one square) and then turn it into a useful potholder. We will be using recycled materials for this environmentally friendly fiber arts project. Learn to quilt & save fabric from the landfill. Think how good you'll feel. REGISTER ONLINE

Decorative Painting Techniques
Saturday, November 6th
Practice decorative painting techniques that you could use at home to give your space an inexpensive and creative makeover. These techniques could be used on walls, wooden furniture and more. Get inspired. Who knows what great things might be transformed in your house? REGISTER ONLINE

Acrylic Painting for Beginners
Saturday, November 13th
Play with paint, explore color mixing, and discover tools to use to create various effects. This is a perfect class for beginning painters, even those new to art of any kind. You will have the opportunity to complete a small painting on paper, wood, or canvas. You can make either an abstract or representational painting. REGISTER ONLINE

Mosaic Trivets
Saturday, November 20th
Learn how to create beautiful mosaic patterns and how to grout and set your masterpiece. Choose from our collection of glass and ceramic tile. This project would make a good gift, or use it in your own kitchen to bring a bit of the "handmade"into your life. REGISTER ONLINE

Handmade Holiday Cards & Gift Tags (Block Printing & beyond)
Saturday, December 4th
Add your personal touch to the holidays by creating your own beautiful holiday cards. You will create a block for printing that can be used again and again for holiday cards, gift tags, wrapping paper, invitations and more. Also, explore possibilities for embellishing your block printed items. REGISTER ONLINE

Functional Origami
Saturday, December 18th
Learn to fold paper to make clever boxes and containers of all sorts for gift giving and more. Amaze your friends - they will think you are a magician. Try out a variety of shapes and receive take home handout instructions. REGISTER ONLINE

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