upcoming autumn and holiday workshops

Fall Decorations  two Sundays - Oct. 15 & 22, 4:00-6:00 pm
Autumn is for Art!   Clay Leaf Wind Chime
Come and experience this awesome sunset expedition into our beautiful Access Arts grounds to collect leaves, study the changing colors and textures of nature and learn to make stunning clay leaf pressings to assemble into your own autumn ornaments and wind chimes.  Touch, squish, roll, cut, press and paint to your heart's content while enjoying some tasty autumn inspired treats!
October 15th will be wet work, October 22nd will be glazing.
$25 per person  Sign up below.

Acrylic Still Life  Wednesday, Oct. 18, 5:00-7:30 pm
Season’s Greetings   Hand Painted Autumn-Inspired Still Life Greeting Cards
Bring all your fall treasures to assemble and compose your own fall-themed painted study in this intro-to-still life workshop.  Learn the basics of mixing paints, building layers, color theory, composition, and style while celebrating the beauty of the changing season to paint beautiful seasonal gift cards!  All supplies provided.
$5 per person  Sign up below.

Folded Paper Ornaments  Saturday, Nov. 18, 1:00-3:00 pm
The Most Wonderful Time ... of the Year!   We're Ready to Spread the Good Cheer!
Holiday decorating is a sure way to get into the spirit of the season.  We love to see what creative ways we can find to recycle materials to make environmentally friendly, beautiful, sustainable holiday decorations!  Come learn, explore and create with Columbia Weavers and Spinners Guild as they show us how to utilize pages from old books to create gorgeous ornaments for home and gifts!
$30 per person  Price includes two ornaments.  Sign up below.

Slab Coffee Mugs  Tuesday, Nov. 28, 6:00-8:00 pm
Have a Cup of Cheer!   Handmade Gifts are Special!
We’d like to help in spreading the warmth and spirit of the season by offering you a chance to play with clay so you can make your own version of an elegant, slab rolled, hand-built, winter mug.  Make use of our stamps and letters and let your creativity soar as you dream up your own fun and beautiful winter designs!  Fill it with your own holiday treats to make the perfect, cozy stocking stuffer for those you hold most dear!
$8 per person  Sign up below.

Handprints  Monday, December 4, 5:00-7:00 pm
All is Calm. All is Bright   It's Wonderful to be Able to Celebrate a Joyous Arrival!
Little ones stay little for such a short time.  We'll help you celebrate the joy of family and capture the sweetness of tiny hands and feet and the magic of the season with this fun and easy project.  We'll provide the soda clay, ribbon, glitter and paint so that you can make your very own adorable handprint keepsake ornament!
$5 per person  Sign up below.

Boxes, Cards & Paper  Wednesday, December 6, 5:00-7:00 pm - Come and Go as you please
Little Paper Packages...   Handmade Holiday Cards/Wrapping Paper Design Workshop
These really are a few of our favorite things!  We can't wait to share all the sparkly fun as we help you add those finishing touches to your seasonal cards, gift boxes and wrapping with a bit of art and lots of heart this holiday season!  Come ready to print, stamp, paint, sprinkle and shine!
$8 per person  Choose 2 (card, box, or wrapping paper)  Sign up below.

Silk Scarves & Ties  Saturday, December 9, 1:00-3:00 pm RSVP by Nov. 30
Repeat the Sounding Joy!   Explore the Beauty of Nature's Textures, Colors, and Patterns
Come and join our awesome textiles artists for an afternoon of making gorgeous homemade scarves and ties using eco-friendly dying techniques!  You might not want to let your beautiful, nature inspired creation, but we can promise you'll have a great time learning a process which you'll be able to use to make beautiful gifts forever.
$25 per person  Sign up below.

Bags & Pouches  Sunday, December 10, 1:00-3:00 pm
Who doesn't love a homemade, hand tailored gift from the heart?  We have yards of cute fabrics and loads of buttons and bobbles for you to make a sweet little tote or handbag for your special someone!  Stitch, sew and embroider all your warm fuzzy feelings into this perfect holiday gift!
$15 per person  Sign up below.

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