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Earthy

Artistic workshops inspired by the beauty of nature and all of it's creatures. Workshop schedules rotate monthly & change seasonally

Palette Knife Painting Workshop (*Designs change monthly) | Beginner Friendly

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

Age Group: Adult Workshop

Price: $65 +tax

During this workshop participants learn how to paint a beautiful design, using acrylic paint and a palette knives. 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 simply  are not 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

Pretty Watercolor Bookmarks Workshop | Beginner Friendly

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

Age Group: Adult Workshop

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 stress! The first portion of this workshop begins with a general overview of basic watercolor painting techniques, to help you feel more confident and comfortable tackling the project.

 

This workshop was specially designed, to promote 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!

Pressed Foliage Shadow Box | Beginner Friendly

Instructor: Alan Pippy | Included: 1 hour of instruction & supplies

Age Group: Best suited for adults

(Participants under 19 require guardian accompaniment - 2 tickets)

Price: $45 + tax

A shadow box is an enclosed glass box frame for the wall or table top display. The grouping of the objects and the depth effect created by their relative heights from the backing creates a dramatic visual result.

During this fun and creative workshop you will learn a few mixed media techniques and create your very own shadow box using: real dried foliage, botanicals, paper craft material and embellishments. Participants will have the opportunity to add their own creative flair by arranging the contents to their liking with some guided tips, tricks and suggestions. Get ready for a relaxing and low-pressure workshop!

Intro to Watercolor Nature Mandalas | Beginner Friendly

Instructor: Jacquelyn Miccolis | Includes: 2 hours of instruction & supplies

Age Group: Adults

Price: $50 + tax

Join us for a fun, relaxing and low pressure introductory workshop. During this workshop we will explore the basics, and have fun mark-making, to help you dive into the magical world of watercolor painting with confidence!

Combining both the beauty of mandala art and watercolors, you will create nature inspired designs through guided step by step instruction. To help ease the design process mandala outlines are provided for participants to paint.

This workshop WILL NOT be a stuffy art class, but instead a fun, entertaining and friendly introduction intro to the beautiful world of watercolor art.

You can expect to learn:

- Watercolor tools and getting the most out of them

- Watercolor Washes

- Wet-on-wet & wet-on-dry technique

- Layering: building up colors

- Lifting Color & More!

Beyond the Basics: Watercolor Painting | Intermediate

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

Age Group: Adult Workshop

Price: $60 + tax

Have you attended our beginner watercolor workshop and/or have a basic understanding of how to work with this beautiful medium? If so, this workshop if for YOU! Get ready to take your artwork to the next level, as we explore beautiful earthy textures and layering techniques.

What you can expect to learn?

- Layering Watercolors: Glazing
- Crystalizing Effect
- Splatter Technique
- Back Washes

Participants can expect to leave feeling more confident with painting with watercolors from further developing their skills. Our approach to teaching is friendly, low pressure and supportive!

Specialty Workshop - Offered annually 

DIY Terrarium Workshop | Beginner Friendly

Instructor: Jacquelyn Miccolis | Included: 1 hour of instruction & supplies

Age Group: Best suited for adults

(Participants under 19 require guardian accompaniment - 2 tickets)

Price: $65 + tax

 

During this fun workshop, Jacquelyn will guide you through the steps to building your own beautiful terrarium to take home.

 

Succulent terrariums are a great option for any home, as they are low maintenance and make a lovely décor piece.

 

What will you need to bring with you? Nothing - just your fabulous self!

Supplies includes:

  • 2 small succulent plants

  • 3 genuine raw crystals: amethyst, citrine & rose quartz

  • Terrarium care sheet 

  • Decorative stones, soil and accents

  • Organic activated charcoal and succulent soil