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INTERACTIVE ART WORKSHOPS
Not your average art classes!

All workshops are for adults & beginner friendly unless otherwise indicated. Please note that our workshop schedule changes both monthly and seasonally. To view our calendar, click here.

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Black Light Mandala Art Workshop | Beginner Friendly

Instructor: Alan Pippy | Includes: 2 hours of instruction & supplies

Age Group: Adults (anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult)

 

Workshop Description:

 

The beauty of listening to an old vinyl record is simply undeniable. The subdued sound of the needle hitting the record, with the warm crackles that accompany create an experience that is simply like no other. There is something romantic about records, that has allowed them to remain timelessly enjoyed, despite the continued advancements in technology.

During this workshop vinyl records will act as our "canvas," while we create beautiful neon mandala art. Under the beautiful glow of the black light, Alan will provide you with friendly instructions - as you get swept away in the joy of creativity!

Mandala art is much more than an end result, it is a relaxing and meditative process. In addition to it's aesthetic appeal, this unique style of art has become known for it's calming and therapeutic benefits.

Enjoy listening to some up-beat 90's pop music, while you unwind and settled in for the weekend. Watch your mandala art glow and come to life during this fun and lighthearted workshop!

What will you learn during this workshop?

  • Learn about the deeper meanings of mandalas

  • Learn how to create rhythm in your art

  • Learn about color selection and dotting techniques

  • Learn about different dotting tools and how to use them

Disclosure: We only create on non-working vinyl's and therefore no records are harmed during this workshop.

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Black Light Starry Paint Night | Beginner Friendly

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

Age Group: Adults (anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult)

Workshop Description:

Join Sparkles n' Sawdust Studio Founder Jacquelyn Miccolis for a fun "paint night style" workshop - with a unique black light twist!

During this workshop Jacquelyn will guide you through the steps with ease to creating a beautiful black light activated canvas art that is loosely based upon Van Gogh's much adored Starry Night painting.

Under the beautiful glow of the black light, you will watch your painting come to life as you get lost in the joy of creativity! No painting experience is required, just the willingness to let loose and have fun. Participants will leave with their beautiful creations to proudly display in their home and a wonderful memory.

Art aprons are provided, however please wear something that you don't mind getting paint on (just in case).

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Northern Lights Illuminated Paint Night | Beginner Friendly

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

Age Group: Adults (anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult)

Workshop Description:

The northern lights, or the aurora borealis, are beautiful dancing waves of light that have captivated people for millennia. It is an atmospheric phenomenon that's regarded as the Holy Grail of sky watching.

During this fun paint night event. we will be creating an acrylic canvas painting through Jacquelyn's friendly guidance. As she walks you through the steps, you will get to enjoy an interactive aurora borealis motion projection. This is a fun sensory experience that takes paint night to a whole new level!

No painting experience is required, just the willingness to let loose and have fun - while unleashing some creativity! Participants will leave with their beautiful creations to proudly display in their home.

Art aprons are provided for participants, however please wear something that you don't mind getting paint on (just in case).

Please note: We are not a licensed venue however, we have non-alcoholic beverages and local gourmet chocolate bars available for purchasing. There is also a small gift boutique located within our studio, which is open exclusively during workshops and private events.