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Fine Art and Craft workshops
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Creative Art Therapy - Beginners 

Creative art therapy introduction course will show you techniques on how to use creative writing, drawing and colours to help your students, family and yourself. Discover a multitude of ways to use art in your life. 

It will guide you through emotional and physical problems to help heal old scars that are hidden under layers of mask that we wear every day to be able to function in this society. 
Creative Art Therapy - Intermediate 

In this course we will give you different methods to use in creative art therapy. We will be opening the door for you to travel and explore. For you to better analyze your drawings what is there and what is not there - is the child using a crayon or a pen? Is there anything out of proportion? And what does it mean? 

This course is intense. 
Creative Writing Therapy 

You will learn writing exercises that will help to guide you in letting go and reaching your inner soul. 
You will guided through a journey full of new ways to help you reach your goal of self healing.  The "self" we often discard or hide on a back shelf in order not to be judged by others will be revealed.   

1 Day Workshops - 5 hours    9 a.m. to 12 noon. One hour lunch 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.   $65.00 

Creative Art Therapy "The Door" 

Creative Art Therapy "We are the product of our upbringing" 

Mixed media art and words on canvas. 
We will explore our lives from childhood on, creating a canvas that will deal with our memories, the great, the good, the bad and the ugly.  Please bring a 24"x24" canvas. 
Creative Art Therapy "My Bag" 

Mixed art and words on canvas. 
Take a load off…Is what we will be doing with all the baggage we carry throughout the years.  Another canvas full of emotions   Please bring 24"x24" canvas 

Creative Art Therapy "The Cameo" 

This is the most intense course we offer, will reach deep into our soul.  For this you will be dealing with the should or should not haves.   Please bring a 24"x24" canvas. 
We will have Guest Instructors from time to time with new programs... 

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We also offer...

Starting a new business?  Looking for a new hobby?  Want to express yourself in a new creative way?
There is something for everyone!
These courses will help you create extraordinary art.  
Open your eyes and inspire your imagination with new possibilities... 

These Workshops are approximately 2 hours in duration. The participants may at times want to stay a little longer to complete the work they have started. There is no problem with that. 
Learn the basics of stamping, how to take care and clean your stamp and save money while doing it.  You will also learn embossing techniques and layering of paper to create dimension.
$35.00 + $5.00 for supplies  (cards)

Learn to add matte boards to your cards and use Versa pads to create a whole new look.  You will  enter the world of collage using rice paper and other texture boards. 
$35.00 + $5.00 for supplies  (Matte)

Stamp it, chalk it, bead it, put diamonds on it and finally bake it, but do not eat it!  Yes we will have more sheets of this magic stuff on hand to sell, because we know you will not want to stop it!   Prerequisite course recommended "BASIC CARD MEDLEY"  
$40.00 + $5.00 for supplies  (Embellish)

Learn to condition your clay and store it properly.  You will also learn to use Pearl EX, a most delightful finish, bake and paint your clay.  This is a must course, come join us.
$35.00 + $5.00 for supplies  (Clay on Cards)

Make beads, earrings, pendants, all reminiscent of an old world bazaar, using polymer clay and wonderful new techniques. Your friends and family will be amazed.
$35.00 + $10.00 for supplies   (Jewelry)

Wait to see those molds!  In no time, you will know how to make your own.  Then it will be up to you to choose whether you want to make cards, jewelry, tops of magnificent boxes and so much more.
$40.00 + $10.00 for supplies

One look at these cards and you will fall in love with them!  These little bears will steal your heart.  By using age old techniques of paper tearing you will give these fun loving bears dimension and personality.  A must for bear lovers everywhere!  (Rip)
$35.00 + $5.00 for supplies 

Learn to paint a realistic face on fabric that you will turn into a fantastic pin.  Bring all your gel pens and powder make up, to add dimension to the face.
$35.00 + $5.00 for supplies  (3D)

Your journey begins here. You will paint, print, stamp, and use your collage experience to create a work of art.  Bring photocopies of eight or twelve old pictures that you will want to use in this memory book.
$35.00 + $5.00 for supplies  (Altered)

Discover more ways to release your creative spirit.  Learn to use mixed media to convey a message, add pictures and lettering to make great art.
$35.00 + $5.00 for supplies  (Canvas)

Explore the mysteries of mixed media through visual journaling, you will assemble paper, fiber, metal and photos to create a journal of your day to day experiences. Art that never ends.
$35.00 + $5.00 for supplies  (Journal)

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Tea and coffee is served at all courses.
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