Monday, July 11, 2011

Get off your duff and learn something!

I will be teaching a class at on July 23 at Papershell in Richmond about how to make fabric flowers. If you're not interested in that, then check out some other art classes coming up this month at Papershell. Get off the couch and learn something new, okay?

Art Classes for Adults and Children

It’s hot outside...come into the Gallery and take an art class in the AC! Class fees include all supplies, tools & materials, plus refreshments. Call 281-232-4485 or email Elizabeth at for more information.

July 9 • Fused Glass Jewelry • 10am - 12pm • $60
Make your own fused glass pendant and earring set! It takes a while for the glass to harden, so you'll be able to pick yours up the next day. Artist Lisa Bonin leads this class.

July 17 • Glass Mosaic - Your Choice! • $90
Choose one of four projects: a 12x12 mirror, footed trivet, address plaque or stepping stone. The class will be taught be mosaic artist Susie Curry. Maximum class size is 8, so register now. Wear a smock or an apron!

July 23 • DIY Style - Fabric Flowers • 2pm - 4pm • $35
Join us for the first installment of our DIY Style class series with a botanical inspired project! Local jewelry artist and general DIY rebel Stevie Ballow will teach techniques to make different types of flowers from thrifted or new polyester and cotton material. Use the flowers to turn something from your closet into a fabulous piece of personal DIY couture, or use the techniques to create hair accessories, bookmarks, magnets, picture frames, gift packaging and anything else you can dream up. Max class size is 10; for ages 13 and up (DIYers under 18 must be accompanied by and adult).

July 27 • Easy Mosaic Suncatchers • 10am - 12pm • $40
No grouting! This easy mosaic suncatcher project is suitable for adults and kids ages 6 and up! Apply rounded cathedral glass using a special adhesive sheet to acrylic forms -- you'll take your work home the very same day. Projects are about 8" and shapes vary.

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