Artistic Workshops inspired by the beauty of the nature & all of it's creatures.

Palette Knife Painting Workshop (styles vary monthly) | LVL 1: Beginner friendly

Instructor: Jacquelyn Miccolis | Included: 2 hrs of instruction & supplies

Price: $65 +tax

During this workshop you will learn how to paint a beautiful design, using acrylic paints and a palette knife. Each month we create a different painting inspired by the beauty of mother nature.

A great way to add impact to a painting is to use a palette knife, to create layers of textured color. With a palette knife you can create effects that aren't possible with a paint brush. During this workshop you will be guided through the steps, one at a time to create your own mesmerizing masterpiece to take home with you!

Learn how to:

  • Use a palette knife

  • Create thin lines using the edge

  • Scraping Method

  • Dragging/Blending Technique

  • Multicolored Palette Paint Strokes

Watercolors & Ink Workshop | LVL 1: Beginner friendly

Instructor: Jacquelyn Miccolis | Includes: 2 hrs of instructor & supplies

Price: $50 +tax


During this class, we will create a beautiful combination of simple doodles & loose watercolor washes to create whimsical animal designs. Explore various styles, color mixing, blending and layering techniques to create beautiful results. Create a beautiful nature inspired artwork through guided step by step instruction. Participants will leave with their completed painting to proudly display in their home.


This is a great workshop for beginners who want to get started with the beautiful art of working with watercolor paints. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon of art and creativity at Sparkles n' Sawdust Studio in downtown Halifax!

Pretty Watercolor Bookmarks Workshop | Beginner Friendly

Instructor: Jacquelyn Miccolis | Included: 2 hrs of instruction & supplies

Price:  $55 + tax

Join Sparkles n' Sawdust Studio Owner, Jacquelyn for a fun afternoon of creativity! During this workshop you will dive into the beautiful work of watercolor painting. Using professional quality supplies, Jacquelyn will guide you through each step one at a time to make 3 of your very own useable bookmarks to take home with you.

Never painted with watercolors before? No sweat! The first portion of this workshop will be spent covering an overview of watercolor painting basics to help you feel more confident and comfortable creating this project. This workshop was specially designed, to provide a fun and low pressure introduction to watercolors. Enjoy the beautiful flow of colors, while you relax and feel the joy of the creative process.

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Sparkles n' Sawdust Studio

1574 Argyle Street, Suite 4 

Halifax, NS B3J 2B3


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