Here are just some of my WIP (works in progress) in the studio for spring gardens. I call Knotty Gnomes.
Drop in anytime during the regular studio hours and check out what is happening, I'm always working on something and visitors are always welcome!
and this little ole' window scene of birch trees
for an idea of the size of this window, that is an 18" ruler on the side frame
...but let's get to what everyone is waiting for - the winners of our Spring Fever Giveaway. Three lucky winners will recieve a $20.00 gift card to be used at the studio.
The winners are; Shannon Mikkinga, Kim Ducharme and Laura Hereema. Cangratulations gals
Spring brings with it a feeling of renewal. It is time to feather the nest and embrace new beginnings. Start your something new with one of our many and varied workshops.
I have a selection of spring workshops to offer. There is a good variety so everyone will find something that appeals to them. Drop in or call to guarantee your spot as early as you can. Registration confirmation is as easy as a phone call with a credit card.
Note: workshops are for ages 16 and up
classes are non refundable
Sunday May6, 12pm-5pm
Tuesday May 8, 7pm-8:30pm
Decorative toadstools are a great addition to the garden and provide a place for the pixies to sleep. All materials are provided. Students are required to bring safety glasses and glass nippers. (available for purchase at studio) All skill levels welcome
Mosaic Gazing Balls
Wednesday May 9, 6pm-10pm
Thursday May 10, 7pm-8:30
Gazing balls are a welcome addition to any garden. They add a wonderful burst of colour as well as beautiful reflection of light All materials are supplied. Students are required to bring safety glasses and glass nippers (available for purchase at studio). No experience necessary.
Wednesday May 23, 7pm-9:30pm
Thursday May24, 7pm-9:30
Create this whimsical critter to adorn your garden or a houseplant. You will learn how to work in 2 part resin as well as sculpting in 2 part epoxy. All materials are provided and no skills required.
Sculpting a Faerie
May 18, 22, 29, June 5,12 19
In this workshop you will learn step by step techniques to sculpt a pretty faerie in polymer clay. We will sculpt head, hands and feet as well as apply them to a wire armature. Polymer clay is provided. Students are required to have a basic tool kit for sculpting (kit is available for $25.00) All skill levels welcome.
Open Mosaic Workshops
Wednesday May 6, 6:30pm- 10pm
Monday May 21, 1pm-4:30pm
Have you been bitten by the mosaic bug, but don't want a mess at your place? Join us for our open mosaic studio time, where we supply the materials and workspace and you provide the tools and project. This is geared to those who have taken other mosaic workshops and would like to create another project.
Sunday May 27, 10am-4:30pm
Wednesday May 30, 7pm-8:30pm
Our most popular workshop does not require any skill or previous experience. All materials supplied. Students are required to bring safety glasses and glass nippers (available for purchase at studio). A light lunch will be provided on Sunday
A Cobblestone Faerie Cottage
Sunday June 3, 10am-4pm
quaint cottages are a great accent in the garden or the home. You have the
choice between the tall/large house or the short house. Roof colour can vary as
well. All materials are supplied, including a light lunch. We suggest wearing
grubbies as these can get messy. All skill levels