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  • Alcohol Inks

    Use alcohol inks to create gorgeous vivid art! It is an amazing free flowing medium. Enjoy learning what the inks are and how to use them to create beautiful flowers, landscapes and abstracted looks. Tools and the best products to purchase will be discussed. Dar’s demonstrations are broken down to a step-by-step painting process on a 12 x 12 canvas. You will also practice using the inks on different types of papers. Spark your imagination and creativity. All levels of painters will complete unique art to take home. Please bring to class: an apron, paper towels, a purse size hand cleaner, your lunch and beverage. Supply fee ($16) included in tuition.
  • All Occasion Hand-Stamped Cards

    Never be without a card for that special occasion. Create 25 hand-stamped and embellished cards. (5 cards of 5 different designs). ALL NEW CARD DESIGNS! All materials are precut and ready to stamp and assemble. You will receive embellishments and envelopes for your cards. Please bring adhesive (i.e double stick tape or tombow). Class includes materials, envelopes and use of instructor’s stamps, inks and tools.
  • All Occasion Hand-Stamped Cards

    Never be without a card for that special occasion. Create 25 hand-stamped and embellished cards. (5 cards of 5 different designs). ALL NEW CARD DESIGNS! All materials are precut and ready to stamp and assemble. You will receive embellishments and envelopes for your cards. Please bring adhesive (i.e double stick tape or tombow). Class includes materials, envelopes and use of instructor’s stamps, inks and tools.
  • Canvas Painting Party (Ages 10+ w/Adult) - NEW!

    Enjoy our painting party with friends or come by yourself and make a new ones. Whether you are an expert painter or just a beginner, you will learn new techniques and follow detailed, step-by-step instructions to complete your very own masterpieces. 16 x 20 canvas, use of art supplies and aprons included in tuition. *Students ages 10-14 must be registered with a paying adult.
  • Create Unique Art with Gel Prints and Collage Papers - NEW!

    Come create a unique 10 x 10 canvas piece using collage techniques. You will learn how to design patterns that work while creating depth and a focal area with color by using mediums that protect and adhere papers and finishing supplies to enhance your work. The instructor will demonstrate the techniques to make the process easy. You will also learn many ways to continue using your newly learned skills. Please bring the following if you have any: collage papers like Gelli Prints, magazine pages, sayings and words you like. Supply fee ($8) included in tuition. Please bring a lunch and beverage.
  • Glass Mosaic 3 Garden Stakes or a Sign - NEW!

    Create a beautiful garden stake for your garden or a sign. Using pre-cut glass, decorate a bird, butterfly or flower with colorful glass. For the sign, a variety of sizes and stencils (if needed) are available. The first night is dedicated to working on our project, having fun and discovering your creative side. The second night is messy using grout, so make sure you dress for a mess and bring some old towels and a jar with a lid for water sealer. After your project is finished, you will learn about glass cutting, mosaic resources and other types of mosaics. Material fee ($24) for sign and ($30) for 3 garden stakes included in tuition. 
  • Glass Mosaic Garden Stepping Stone - NEW!

    Using pre-cut glass, design and create a gorgeous stepping stone for your garden. Patterns will be available if desired or you can also bring and outline of child's hand to make a unique keepsake. Round and square molds are available, each are 8". Material fee ($15) included in tuition. There may be time for an additional stepping stone for an additional supply fee. 
  • Glass Mosaic Sampler (Ages 10+) - NEW!

    Design and create a unique, colorful mosaic piece in this 2-night class. Choose from a Sign, photo frame, garden stake or trivet. All the glass is pre-cut and stencils are available if needed. Night two is messy using grout, so make sure to dress for a mess and bring some old towels. You will learn glass cutting, grouting and other types of mosaics. Supplies are included in tuition. 
  • Glass Mosaic Table Lamp or 3 Candle Holders (Ages 15+)

    Create a custom, colorful table lamp or candle holder in 2 fun evenings! Using pre-cut glass, and some creativity, you will cover a 4 x 9 lamp or 3 x 3 square candle holder in glass. Stencils will be available or you can use your creative freedoms to create a beautiful work of art! The first night is dedicated to working on your project, having fun, and discovering your creative side. The second night is messy using grout, so make sure to dress for a mess. After your project is finished, you will learn about glass cutting, mosaic resources and other types of mosaics. Material fee ($30) included in tuition. 
  • No Mistakes Watercolor

    Think you are not creative? Then this class is for you! Come loosen up and be spontaneous while learning simple ways of mastering the medium. This class is designed so beginners and experienced watercolor artists will enjoy success. Learn watercolor techniques that will take you to the next level. See exciting demonstrations including: creating a focal area, value systems and how to use line and color to create depth and impact in your paintings. Reference materials and brushes will be available for student use. Please bring watercolor supplies, paper towels, a notebook and 140# cold press watercolor paper. Please bring a lunch. *A starter kit can be pre-ordered by calling Dar at 612-940-2094.
  • No Mistakes Watercolor

    Think you are not creative? Then this class is for you! Come loosen up and be spontaneous while learning simple ways of mastering the medium. This class is designed so beginners and experienced watercolor artists will enjoy success. Learn watercolor techniques that will take you to the next level. See exciting demonstrations including: creating a focal area, value systems and how to use line and color to create depth and impact in your paintings. Reference materials and brushes will be available for student use. Please bring watercolor supplies, paper towels, a notebook and 140# cold press watercolor paper. Please bring a lunch. *A starter kit can be pre-ordered by calling Dar at 612-940-2094.
  • Now Trending: Gelli-Plate Printing (Ages 14+)

    Gelli printing is the newest trend! The more you print, the more variety, depth, and interest you create. Learn what type of paint and materials work best to create these unique prints! You will love the simple process of mono printing, using stamps, and stencils and creating your own designs with Gelli Print plates on a 12x12 canvas. Dar’s teaching style will inspire your creativity as she gives entertaining demos and individual attention. No experience necessary. Please bring to class: an apron, paper towels, a purse size hand cleaner, a soft rubber brayer if you have one, words or sayings you like, your lunch and beverage. Supply fee ($11) included in tuition.
  • Now Trending: Gelli-Plate Printing (Ages 14+)

    Gelli printing is the newest trend! The more you print, the more variety, depth, and interest you create. Learn what type of paint and materials work best to create these unique prints! You will love the simple process of mono printing, using stamps, and stencils and creating your own designs with Gelli Print plates on a 12x12 canvas. Dar’s teaching style will inspire your creativity as she gives entertaining demos and individual attention. No experience necessary. Please bring to class: an apron, paper towels, a purse size hand cleaner, a soft rubber brayer if you have one, words or sayings you like, your lunch and beverage. Supply fee ($11) included in tuition.
  • Paint Your Own Piece w/Chalk Paint

    Do you have an old or outdated piece of furniture that needs a face-loft? This hands-on-workshop will teach you how to transform it with Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan. You will learn all about Chalk Paint®, 4 different types of wax, and how to choose the perfect brush for your application. A qualified instructor from Carver Junk Company will teach you the basics and give you the confidence to take on larger projects at home as well. Choose from the 15 most popular colors of Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan. Please bring a small piece you’d like to paint - you must be able to carry it yourself. Examples that work well are: a small side table, a chair or step stool, mirror frame, lamp, etc. Any repairs and cleaning must be done prior to class. Supplies including 1 can included in fee ($40 value).
  • Palette Up! Intro to Paper Marbling (Ages 16+)

    Marbling is centuries old, yet incredibly simple to learn. You will learn some basic marbling techniques including the ancient Japanese art form of Suminagashi. Manipulate multicolored inks floating on water that will be transferred onto paper. Create unique marbleized designs on a blank sketch book as well as note cards and other forms of paper. 
  • Pet Portrait Painting (Ages 10+ w/Adult)

    Come paint a portrait of your furry loved one. Send us a picture of your pet - dog, cat, horse or hamster - whatever you like! Your pet will be hand drawn on a 16 x 20 canvas for you to paint in class with the help of a professional artist. All art supplies included. *Students ages 10-14 must be registered with a paying adult.
  • Silk Scarf Painting - POPULAR COURSE!

    Learn the French Serti technique of silk painting while creating a beautiful scarf. Share an unforgettable afternoon of art with friends, family and new acquaintances. No art experience necessary. Create your own design as simple or complex as you would like. It's easy, it's clean, it's fun and you get startlingly beautiful results. Ages 16 and older may register when accompanied by a registered adult. Scarf size is 11" x 60". Visit Pinterest to get ideas and inspiration prior to class. http://www.pinterest.com/kidzartmn/silk-scarf-pain...