Classes & Events

Join us for a Class or Crop!

Our large classroom features comfortable chairs and great lighting. We can even host your private event or class, including birthday parties, workshops and showers!

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Reservations and PAYMENT for classes must be made at least 48 hours in advance (so the instructors have time to prepare!)  Reservations may be cancelled by phone or in person until 48 hours before the class in order to receive a refund. (Exceptions will be noted in the class descriptions.)

You can now enroll in classes on this website. First, if you haven't already done so, REGISTER your name and email address on our website (upper right of page). Then "Click here to register!" for the class you want to enroll in. 

Date/Time & Fee
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July 24

1:00 -3:00pm

$15

Summer Fun Cardmaking
Join us as we create three fun summer-style cards with bright cardstock using Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymouos "Cocktails" and "Beer Blue Prints" stamp sets. One card will be a shaker card, one will be a masculine birthday card and the third will be a shadowbox card. In addition to your Basic Kit, please bring a waterbrush, ink blending tool/foam, and any sentiment stamps you'd like to use.

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Note:  Before enrolling in a class, you must REGISTER ON OUR WEBSITE by creating a user name and password. Look at the Upper Right of this screen and hit the REGISTER button!

Instructor:  Diane Williams

 

DW July 2018 Class

July 26

1:00 -3:00pm

$15

Crafternoon Cardmaking:  Christmas in July Part 2
Christmas in July Part 2 will feature Lawn Fawn stamps and dies. You will be making 2 fun interactive cards! One interactive card will feature the new Peek-a-book backdrop die. The stamps we will be using are Beary Happy Holidays and Christmas Dreams. A third card will incorporate another fun use of all those leftover Christmas themed pattern papers. Hope you will join us as we do our part to help you de-stress November and December! In addition to your Basic Kit, bring either Copic markers or colored pencils with Gamsol and dimensional tape.

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Note:  Before enrolling in a class, you must REGISTER ON OUR WEBSITE by creating a user name and password. Look at the Upper Right of this screen and hit the REGISTER button!

Instructor:  Natalie Houston

NH Xmas July 2018 Part 2

July 28

1:30 -3:30pm

$28

Manga/Anime Drawing Course for Ages 10-17
This class is designed for artists/students who love to draw. Young artists will be inspired to see how simple it can be to draw interesting and imaginative characters in Manga drawing style while also being encouraged to develop their own style of drawing. The minimum supplies that students should bring to class include a pencil (mechanical or number 2), a kneaded eraser and a sketchbook. Other suggested supplies include colored pencils, Copic Markers, or a watercolor set; .05 Micron Black pen, and other sizes of Micron pens.

To enroll, visit the instructor's website at www.modernskillz.com

Instructor:  Kelly Myers, MFA in Illustration

 

manga july 2018

July 30

1:00 -3:00pm

$10

Paint Scrape Cards
A new painting trend hitting the interweb is known as scrape painting. Using nothing but acrylic paint and a craft squeegee (or old credit card) you can have a set of notecards in no time flat. Join us in learning tip and tricks to this fun (and sightly messy) technique! Along with your Basic Kit, please bring acrylic paints, craft squeegee (or old credit card), and any embellishments you'd like to use. If you have them, bring sentiment stamps, Archival ink pads, heat gun and non-stick craft sheet.

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Note:  Before enrolling in a class, you must REGISTER ON OUR WEBSITE by creating a user name and password. Look at the Upper Right of this screen and hit the REGISTER button!

Instructor:  Britteny Williams

BW July 30

Aug 2

1:00 -
3:00pm

$15

CrafterNoon Card Class - Wonderful Fuchsias
You will be making cards featuring the Avery Elle stamp set called Hummingbird. Bring your watercoloring supplies (watercolor paints, pencils or markers, and brushes) and enjoy the summer afternoon coloring and cardmaking! You will have supplies to make 3 cards. In addition to your watercoloring supplies and Basic Kit, please bring a white pencil and heat gun.

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Note:  Before enrolling in a class, you must REGISTER ON OUR WEBSITE by creating a user name and password. Look at the Upper Right of this screen and hit the REGISTER button!

Instructor:  Natalie Houston

Aug 2 class

Aug 6

1:00 -
2:00pm

$5

Masterpiece Monday - Easy Peasy Tile Coasters
Christmas is just over 4 months away! Join us in getting a jump on Christmas presents with these one-of-a-kind coasters. All supplies provided and you will leave class with a pair of coasters ready to gift! Masterpiece Monday is fun for all ages. However, artists under the age of 6 must have an adult assistant.

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Note:  Before enrolling in a class, you must REGISTER ON OUR WEBSITE by creating a user name and password. Look at the Upper Right of this screen and hit the REGISTER button!

Instructor:  Britteny Williams

 

Aug 9

5:15 -
7:15pm

$18

Crazy about Copics - Tip Tricks
There are so many things you can do with the tips of your Copics besides coloring and blending!  Join us for simple tricks to create drops, hearts, grass, flowers, butterflies, borders & more to jazz up your backgrounds! You’ll not only be able to gain new skills, but you’ll also create two adorable cards! Please bring any Copic markers and supplies you have, a black memento ink pad, and your basic kit. 

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Note:  Before enrolling in a class, you must REGISTER ON OUR WEBSITE by creating a user name and password. Look at the Upper Right of this screen and hit the REGISTER button!

Instructor:  Sondra Kirtley, Intermediate Certified Copic Designer/Educator

Aug 11

11:00am -
12:00pm

$5

Origami Workshop
Learn the authentic art of origami paper folding. From the Japanese ori (to fold) and kami (paper), comes the geometric metamorphosis of 2D colored paper squares into 3D models. Students will learn basic folds and designs taught by the instructor and will create their choice of animal figure or modular figure in the class. Paper and diagrams will be provided but students are welcome to also bring their own Origami paper.

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Note:  Before enrolling in a class, you must REGISTER ON OUR WEBSITE by creating a user name and password. Look at the Upper Right of this screen and hit the REGISTER button!

Instructor:  Jamie Sandberg

Origami

Aug 13

1:00 -
2:00pm

$5

Masterpiece Monday - Bleeding Paper Art
Bleeding paper art is part science project, part art and all parts fun! Join us for the last Masterpiece Monday of the 2018 summer to create a one-of-a-kind piece of artwork so easy and fun you will want to do it over and over again. All supplies will be provided. Masterpiece Monday is fun for all ages. However, artists under the age of 6 must have an adult assistant.

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Note:  Before enrolling in a class, you must REGISTER ON OUR WEBSITE by creating a user name and password. Look at the Upper Right of this screen and hit the REGISTER button!

Instructor:  Britteny Williams

 

Aug 16

1:00 -
3:00pm

$15

CrafterNoon Card Class - Celebrating the Fair
Don't let the class title confuse you. The Humboldt County Fair is in August so it just makes sense to use that theme for a fun afternoon of card making. You will be combining two Lawn Fawn stamp sets to make these adorable "any occasion" cards. You will pick the sentiment. The two stamp sets featured will be "Hay There" and "Coaster Critters." Bring your colored pencils or Copic markers to color these simple images. Also, along with your Basic Kit, bring dimensional pop up dots or tape.

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Note:  Before enrolling in a class, you must REGISTER ON OUR WEBSITE by creating a user name and password. Look at the Upper Right of this screen and hit the REGISTER button!

Instructor:  Natalie Houston

Aug 18

1:30 - 3:30pm

$39

Unicorn Painting Course for Young Artists Ages 10-17
Young students/artists will be guided through a two-hour painting. All supplies are provided and your child will walk away with a unicorn acrylic painting.

To enroll, visit the instructor's website at www.modernskillz.com

Instructor:  Kelly Myers, MFA in Illustration


unicorn

Aug 20

1:00 -
3:00pm

$12

Quilted Cards Class
Paper scraps might be the bane of many a crafter's existence. Just never really know what to do with them? Well, in this class we will be learning how to make some quilt-style cards that help with using up paper scraps. No sewing necessary! (Not sure what paper coordinates well together? Grab a paper pad! The designer has done the work for you of putting coordinating papers together!) In addition to your Basic Kit please bring a variety of coordinating patterned and solid paper, any sentiment stamps you want to use, Archival ink and a ruler.

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Note:  Before enrolling in a class, you must REGISTER ON OUR WEBSITE by creating a user name and password. Look at the Upper Right of this screen and hit the REGISTER button!

Instructor:  Britteny Williams

Aug 23

5:15 -
6:45pm

$15

Mixed Media Jumbo Tag Workshop
It's time to experiment with a variety of media, tools & supplies while creating a one-of-a-kind jumbo board tag. Create your masterpiece with the new Tim Holtz Etcetera Thickboard 4"x8" tag as a base. Combine Distress inks, Oxide inks, Distress crayons, Distress Resist spray, tags, stamps, ephemera, washi tape, metal embellishments, stencils and more. This will be a workshop filled with creative play! Please bring mat medium, glue dots, foam adhesive dots and any of the following you may have and want to use: non-stick craft sheet, heat gun, stencils, ephemera, Distress & Archival inks, Distress crayons & stamps. There will be alot of materials and tools for you to use in class.
Note: This will not be a class with step-by-step instructions but rather a workshop where you are guided to experiment with various mediums and tools. 

Click here to enroll!

Note:  Before enrolling in a class, you must REGISTER ON OUR WEBSITE by creating a user name and password. Look at the Upper Right of this screen and hit the REGISTER button!

Instructor:  Sondra Kirtley, Certified Ranger Educator

mixed media jumbo tag

Aug 25

1:30 -3:30pm

$28

Manga/Anime Drawing Course for Ages 10-17
This class is designed for artists/students who love to draw. Young artists will be inspired to see how simple it can be to draw interesting and imaginative characters in Manga drawing style while also being encouraged to develop their own style of drawing. The minimum supplies that students should bring to class include a pencil (mechanical or number 2), a kneaded eraser and a sketchbook. Other suggested supplies include colored pencils, Copic Markers, or a watercolor set; .05 Micron Black pen, and other sizes of Micron pens.

To enroll, visit the instructor's website at www.modernskillz.com

Instructor:  Kelly Myers, MFA in Illustration

manga july 2018

Aug 28

5:15 - 7:30pm

$26

Calendar Club Scrapbooking Workshop
Continue to document your 2018 in our Calendar Club series of scrapbooking classes!  We’ll create a calendar page and complimentary picture page for both September and October.  And, best of all, your class kit will include at least 6 additional 12”x12” papers to use for additional pages or projects!  Bring your Basic Kit, foam adhesive dots, pens and any embellishments you’d like to use to embellish your pages.

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Note:  Before enrolling in a class, you must REGISTER ON OUR WEBSITE by creating a user name and password. Look at the Upper Right of this screen and hit the REGISTER button!

Instructor:  Sondra Kirtley

Aug 30

1:00 -
4:00pm

$25

Imagine Folio Workshop
Just imagine creating a beautiful steam punk flip folio with the beautiful papers of Graphic 45 "Imagine." We will embellish with gears and butterflies creating a merging of the garden and garage. We will have flip pages for photos and tuck spots for memorabilia. In addition to your Basic Kit please bring ScorTape, liquid glue, bone folder and cutting board.

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Note:  Before enrolling in a class, you must REGISTER ON OUR WEBSITE by creating a user name and password. Look at the Upper Right of this screen and hit the REGISTER button!

Instructor: Diane Williams

DW Aug Class

For all clases, please bring a Basic Kit - scissors, adhesive & a paper trimmer. Exceptions will be noted in the class descriptions.

Reservations and payments for classes must be made at least 48 hours in advance unless otherwise noted so the instructors have time to prepare.  Reservations may be cancelled by phone or in person until 48 hours before the class in order to receive a refund. Class participants must be at least 12 years old, with the exception of designated children's classes. Exceptions may be made by talking to the instructor. Due to space limitations, we cannot allow guests or observes for classess, including pets. (Service animals are welcome. Please let us know if you will need a service animal so we can seat you in an area that will be comfortable for everyone in attendance.)

Class content/prices, etc. subject to change, although not likely. Confirm content and price when making reservations. 

If you are interested in a private class, let us know. We love conducting private classes and can accomodate your ideas and budget.

What is a Crop or Open Craft?  For those who love to craft, a Crop is a fun event to attend. It is a great time to gather with friends and other crafting enthusiasts to share ideas, learn new techniques and get focused on your projects. You don't have to be a scrapbooker to enjoy crops; many of our guests work on other projects like card making, altered art and DIY projects. When attending a Crop, you will need to bring supplies that will keep you busy. Many guests will bring totes or bags filled with paper, scissors, trimmers, adhesive, photos, albums, etc. We have various stamps, stencils, punches and dies you can also use. Plus, you can shop at our store during the event. At Crops, each person gets a six-foot table to use so there is plenty of room to spread out and get creative!

TBA = To Be Announced

 

· 29 plus hours of organized classes filled with the latest Copic techniques

· Your very own 50-page workbook, plus work sheets to color (completed by you) 

· Evening times with teacher’s assistance if needed, as well as bonus projects to add to your book

· Beverages

· 3 meals

· Gifts and Prizes!