Private Lessons

Dive into the beautiful world of creativity with Sparkles n' Sawdust Studio Owner, Jacquelyn Miccolis. If you are seeking a safe space to learn or develop new artistic skills, book a private lesson - to best suit your needs.

During a private class, we provide convenient booking to best suit your availability. This is a zero contact session, where both the student and teacher are behind plexiglass at all times. Upon entering the studio you will be welcomed into a cozy and inviting environment.


We offer sessions that are zero pressure and provide lots of encouragement! The studio is set up in advance, with all materials needed. You will be carefully guided through the steps, as you grow your skills at your own pace. Lesson plans are created specifically for each student to tailor to your needs, based upon your experience or lack there of.

Private session Info:

Cost: $66 + tax / hour

Supplies included. However, additional fees may be applied for more complex projects, please inquire.


* We have a 2 hour minimum and the recommended length will vary upon session type and your experience. Depending on your goals and skill level, multiple sessions may be required.

Payment methods: Credit cards are accepted over the telephone and e-transfers online. All sessions must be paid for in advance, at the time of booking. 

Cancellation Policy: 48 hour notice is require to reschedule a session. Missed classes are non refundable or transferable. All sales are final. 

Private session offerings include:

Skill Development Sessions: 

  • Acrylic Palette Knife Painting

  • Watercolor Painting

  • Botanical and/or Nature Drawing

  • Mixed Media Art

  • DIY Craft Project 

  • Guided Meditation & Intuitive Painting

  • Nature Journaling

  • Needle Felting

  • Creative Writing: Poetry 

Professional Development Sessions:

  • Craft Show Market 101: Applying, displaying and establishing your client base

  • The Art of Selling Handmade: Both in-person and online sales

  • Packaging & Pricing your product to sell: Professional, eye-catching & priced appropriately 

  • Etsy 101 : SEO, photographs, product descriptions & pricing

  • Getting your products in stores: Wholesale & consignment 

  • Social Media 101: Learn the basics to help get you started

  • Social Makeover: Bio, layout, color scheme and audience engagement

  • Next Level: Reaching your target market, hashtags, algorithms & more

  • Marketing 101: Be found, heard & make sales

Are you interested in building a skill or want to learn about something, that is not listed above? Please get in touch, as we will do our best to help connect you with a suitable instructor.

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P: (902) 817- 7739 


Sparkles n' Sawdust Studio specializes in creating memorable experiences! 

Sparkles n' Sawdust Studio

1574 Argyle Street, Suite 4 

Halifax, NS B3J 2B3


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