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  • Acrylic Pouring Ornaments

    Take the art of acrylic pouring to a whole new level by creating fun festive ornaments for the holiday season. Create unique one-of-a-kind seasonal décor to keep or give away as gifts. First learn different acrylic pouring techniques. Then it is your turn to try out these techniques on 3 round bulb ornaments and 2 wooden cut out silhouettes. All supplies provided including a tray to transport your works home in.
  • Blow Your Own Bud Vase

    The bud vase is a great in-between class before taking the more advanced floral vase class. This allows students to become fluid by using heat, gravity, and optic molds to create different shapes and textures for your vessel. While using skills learned in prior classes, this piece will allow students to experience working on shapes that require more glass and alternative forms of shaping. This class will also provide a glimpse of the skills that are needed to create more sophisticated vessels and sculptures. Wear closed toe shoes, cotton clothing you can get dirty, and dress in layers as the studio can get quite warm. Please note: You will need to return at a later date to pick up your finished work. Students under 18 must have a parent present to sign waiver.
  • Fun with Epoxy

    Learn the basics of working with Epoxy by decorating your own wall plaque! Choose from several shapes; State of Minnesota, a rectangle, a heart, or a dragon. Feel free to bring any items from home you might want to use to personalize it like sea shells or a heart shape to mark where you live, as these can be placed on the piece at the end when the epoxy is sticky. Please Note: Additional plaques can be made in the same class for an additional $20 each. If you want a custom shape, the State of Texas for example, you must contact the instructor, Makerspace, in advance to make sure they can make your request. There will be an extra fee for custom shapes depending on the shape. Contact Makerspace at 651-245-6400 Project Pick Up. Epoxy needs to cure for 24 hours. You will need to pick up your project a different day. Students (age 9 - 15) also welcome, with accompanying adult.
  • Glassblowing 101: Paperweight

    This class is designed with the beginner in mind so that anyone can experience the art for themselves, no matter the skill level. Paperweights are the perfect project for first-timers to try out glassblowing. Under the guidance of an instructor, students will experience how glass is manipulated and formed into a simple shape. Creating a glass paperweight teaches the fundamentals of gathering, coloring, shaping and transferring the piece off of the blowpipe. Wear closed toe shoes, cotton clothing you can get dirty, and dress in layers as the studio can get quite warm. Please note: You will need to return at a later date to pick up your finished work.
  • Learn to Knit: Beginners & Returning Students

    Knitting is relaxing, fun, creative and a great way to spend a cold winter afternoon! Beginning Knitters will learn all the skills necessary to get knitting and by night three, with a little practice, you will be able to create a beautiful scarf, cute hat or a handy washcloth. Returning Knitters will continue to practice their new learned skill plus a few new tricks! Learn different ways to cast on and bind off, increase and decrease stitches and work on a new project - a KeyHole Scarf. You will need to bring to class Solid, light colored bulky weight yarn Size 10 knitting needles Scissors
  • Poinsettia - Watercolor

    Paint a beautiful watercolor Poinsettia with instructor Vanessa Merry. You will received step by step instructions and discussion on the techniques used in watercolor painting, such as, wet on wet and wet on dry. Students will paint and work together with Vanessa to create a wonderful scene. This is a great, no fear way to learn to paint in watercolors even if you have no experience. All supplies are provided and each class can stand alone or take all to build even more skills. All material is supplied and included in the price of the class.
  • Senior Center Crafts

    Join us for a craft at the Senior Center. January - Kolrosing: A Scandinavian tradition dating back to the Vikings which was used to decorate everyday wood objects. Discover how easy this simple art form of "carving". No experience needed. February - Inked Tiles: Create colorful tiles that can be displayed or used as a coaster! March - Plant Jewelry: Add a little sparkle to your vase or plant. April - Button Flowers: Create a fun and funky bouquet of spring flowers. May - Faux Mosaic: Create a fun and easy faux mosaic window! We will take an ordinary picture frame, a little glue, a little paint and wah-laa! A beautiful piece you can hang in any window JANUARY Kolrosing FEBRUARY Inked Tiles MARCH Plant Jewelry Coming Soon APRIL Button Flowers MAY - 2 DAY CLASS Faux Mosaic