Choose from a variety of workshops and mediums for rising 6th – 8th grade students. Prices Vary 

 

Use stamping, marbling, and ink dipping to make personalized stationery and envelopes. Use a variety of art materials such as paint, tape, ink, stamps, colored pencils, and much more.
Instructor: Abby Johnson. 
Time:  CANCELLED
Cost:  $40 

 

 

Needle felting is the process of transforming wool into 3D objects with a barbed needle. Create a wool animal or plant sculpture with various colors. This class covers the basics of using wool, learning wet and dry felting, and making animal/plant sculptures.
Instructor: Abby Johnson. 
Time:  10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Cost:  $45 


 

Create a step-by-step painting of a summer flower landscape. Learn brushstroke, pallet knife, and paint techniques to enhance your painting and bring the wildflowers to life.
Instructor: Abby Johnson. 
Time:  10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Cost:  $40 


 

While using the ancient technique of coiling, students learn the process of weaving while experimenting with color, shape, and pattern. Learn the basics of a leno weave, then finish the two-day workshop with a rope coil basket.
Instructor: Abby Johnson. 
Time:  10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Cost:  $50 

 

 

Learn different techniques and methods to change the way watercolor and ink meets the paper. Topics include brush selection, color theory, and watercolor techniques. Look at ways to transform watercolors by combining pigments and textures and looking at the contrast between color and negative space.
Instructor: Abby Johnson. 
Time:  10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Cost:  $40 


 


 

Experiment with non-traditional batik materials to look at how designs are made with ink resistance. Create a hand drawn image, transfer it to stretched fabric, and use a handmade paste and different inks/paints to create the look of an ancient textile batik design.
Instructor: Abby Johnson. 
Time:  10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Cost:  $55 


 

Learn the basics of jewelry and beading and create your own unique jewelry. Techniques include basic wirework and soldering, and using design principles to arrange glass and handmade beads to create stunning wearable art.
Instructor: Abby Johnson. 
Time:  10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Cost:  $50 

 

Learn the basics of how alcohol inks work and how to paint with them from Western Slope-based artist and instructor, Anastasia Kenner. Anastasia demonstrates several techniques, and then students use their new knowledge to recreate the painting Aurora Borealis. Start with abstract skies in the background, and then add simple and beautiful trees in the foreground. Please note that this workshop is for both rising middle and high school students in 6th – 12th grade. 
Time:  2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Cost:  $45 


 

Create your own personalized designs to be used with the temporary body tattooing technique of henna.
Instructor: Abby Johnson. 
Time:  10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Cost:  $40