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Enchanting

Embrace your inner goddess, during an enchanting & creative workshop at Sparkles n' Sawdust Studio. * Workshop schedules rotate monthly & change seasonally

Full Moon Watercolor Workshop | Beginner Friendly
Instructor: Jacquelyn Miccolis | Included: 1.5 hours of instruction & supplies

Age Group: Adult 

Price: $60 + tax


The moon is associated with divine feminine energy in many tribal societies. During this workshop, embrace your inner moon goddess, while creating beautiful artwork. This very special workshop is only held once bi-monthly on the evening of a full moon.


The full moon is considered to be the most powerful of all lunar phases. The moon while reigning over the world, glows its full splendor and reinvigorates it's energy to all those willing to look up and transform themselves.


Learn about the moon phases with a moon chart that will be provided and experiment with creating different phases using watercolors. Experiment with using grey salt, pink Himalayan salt, sea salt and Epsom salt, to create a beautiful surface-of-the-moon effect. Last but, not least we will add a few real pressed flowers in or along the edge of the moon to enhance it's beauty!


Participants will apply the techniques that they have learned throughout this workshop and create a beautiful full moon painting to take home and display.

Gold Leaf Agate Painting Workshop | Beginner Friendly
Instructor: Jacquelyn Miccolis | 2 hours of instruction & supplies

Age Group: Adult

Price $60 + tax

 

During this workshop we will creative a beautiful agate painting, using a combination of watercolor paints, aqua markers and gold leaf with gilding adhesive.

 

Enjoy an evening of fun & relaxation, while you enjoy the therapeutic benefits of art and creativity! Create a beautiful painting to take home with you to display in your home.

Learn how to:

  • Paint with watercolors to create beautiful free-flowing & controlled designs

  • Take your art to the next level by using watercolor makers

  • Create stunning watercolor effects through: shading, blending & layering

  • Apply gold leaf using a gilding adhesive, to add beautiful details and texture to your artwork

Vinyl Mandala Painting Workshop | Beginner Friendly
Instructor: Alan Pippy | Included: 2 hours of instruction & supplies

Age Group: Adult

Price: $45 +tax

 

Mandalas are circular designs symbolizing the notion that life is never ending. During this class we will use upcycled vinyl records as our "canvas," and learn how to create your own beautiful mandala design. This is a beginner class, therefore no experience is required to attend.

 

What can you expect?

  • Learn about the deeper meanings of mandalas

  • Learn how to prepare a vinyl record for painting

  • Learn some techniques for creating mandala designs
     

Mandala Rock Painting Workshop | Beginner Friendly
Instructor: Alan Pippy | Includes: 2 hours of instruction & supplies

Age Group: Adult

Price: $45 + tax

Join local Artist Alan for a unique painting workshop! Painting a rock seems like such an easy concept, but there is a lot more to it than you might realize. During this workshop you will learn about what the best paints are for this type of project, how to seal them, dotting techniques and lots more.

Mandala dotting art is much more than the end product. It is a meditative process and the expression of your soul. This style of art is known for being therapeutic and very relaxing.

Participants will be guided through the steps with ease to creating a couple of beautifully painted mandala rocks.

 

What can you do with your creations? The possibilities are truly endless! You can display it as a fabulous décor piece for your home, garden, patio or yoga room. You can use it as a paper weight, book end or gift it to a friend.

Pressed Flower Luminaire Workshop |  Beginner Friendly
Instructor: Alan Pippy | Includes: 2 hours of instruction & supplies

Age Group: Adult

Price: $60 + tax


Make a pretty paper lantern using pressed blooms and leaves. You can hang it or sit it on the table to add a lovely touch of bohemian style to your home.


During this creative craft workshop, Alan's peaceful personality will help you feel relaxed as he gently guided through the steps to creating your very own lantern.  This whimsical décor piece will come to life by adding just a simple tea light, to create a enchanting and luminous glow (battery operated tealight included).

Sticker Mandala Workshop | Beginner Friendly

Instructor: Alan Pippy | Included: 2 hours of instruction and supplies

Age Group: Adult

Price: $45 + tax

Create a beautiful symmetrical circle pattern using stickers! In just a few simple steps, you can create sticker mandalas worthy of framing. This workshop is loosely inspired by Artist Lauren Vardell's amazing sticker art. This style of art is relaxing, meditative and a whole lot of fun! There is nothing more nostalgic than creating art with sheets of stickers - to escape adulting for a little while and unleashing some inner creativity.

Alan will guide you through the steps with ease to creating your own beautiful mandala artwork. In addition to the art supplies provided , participate will receive a lovely wooden frame to take home and proudly display their mandala masterpiece!

Once you learn how to make sticker mandalas, you can easily make more on your own - they're great for everything from wall décor to greeting cards, and more!

You will learn:

  • How to draw a circular grid in pencil to begin your mandala

  • How to place the stickers to build symmetrical and mirror image designs

  • Tips and tricks to creating beautiful results

  • Leave with a finished 8 x 11" piece, ready to hang or display

Seasonal Workshop (Summer)

 

Meditative Mandala Seashell Workshop | Beginner friendly
Instructor: Alan Pippy | Includes: 2 hours of instruction & supplies

Age Group: Adult

Price: $45 + tax

Join local Artist Alan for a very special summer themed mandala painting workshop!

Mandala dotting art is much more than the end product. It is a meditative process and the expression of your soul. This style of art is known for being very therapeutic and relaxing.

Participants will be guided through the steps with ease as they creating a couple of their own beautiful mandala seashells to take home and proudly display.