Thursday, January 30, 2014

Art is Theraputic - Join us in Class

Do you ever just need to get away for some time on your own to create? What about time to just use art as a therapy for your stresses and in the process learn something new? 

If you answered yes, then our new Art Therapy Classes are something you might enjoy! 

Here is a bit about them:

Join us for "Art Therapy" cost is $35. This is a time where you can unwind and learn a great technique. We will teach a technique based on our example. We will provide all the materials. You decide if you want to make your art piece like ours or if you want explore and create your own unique piece. You are welcome to bring in snacks and drinks. 

In most of our Art Therapy sessions you will walk away with a canvas piece, journal page or even a mini album. Class will run three hours, maybe longer, if all are having fun! 

Light snacks and drinks will be provided during class, but you are also welcome to bring your own. 

Space IS limited, and you will receive a FULL table to yourself, so reserve a spot today by calling (618) 526-8500

Class dates are as follows: 

January 31st February 8th
7pm till 10pm 1pm till 4pm

February 28th March 14th
7pm till 10pm 7pm till 10pm

March 29th April 11th
1pm till 4pm 7pm till 10pm

April 19th
7pm till 10pm

If you join us, you will be learning techniques so that you will be able to incorporate into your work such as these: 

  • stenciling techniques
  • modeling paste techniques
  • mist techniques
  • collage work
  • layering
  • using found objects
  • creating backgrounds
  • using watercolors
  • texture techniques and ideas
And these are just a small portion of the things you will learn! 

We can't wait to see you in class!! 

Below I've included some examples with techniques you will learn! 

 Stamping using paints and watercolor crayons

Stenciling and splatter

Alcohol inks

Creating a 3D element out of household items for your mixed media

Background techniques

More background techniques on tags... 

Don't forget, Speedy Scrappers is still having a Design Team call! We are looking for local as well as out of town DT members! Click HERE for details! 

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