• Flourish and Bloom – Journaling, Drawing and Watercolor Art Retreat at Palmquist Farm

    Flourish and Bloom is the one personal growth and creative retreat that you do not want to miss. **Absolutely NO EXPERIENCE required!!!    This year we will have Kim Jochman from the Red Barn Art Studio teaching drawing and incorporating florals.  We will be focusing on the art of Bullet Journaling and Watercolor painting with Letter Create Studio.  We will be able to incorporate all of these arts into our journals and projects throughout the weekend.  This weekend is more relaxed and bonding than our bustling and busy fall retreat!  Expect to escape and retreat with various art forms and high-end supplies. We will also have opportunities for pampering and…

  • Christmas Ornaments and Christmas Trees String Art Workshop

    Join us for this holiday workshop as we make two different string art pieces!  This is a fun class to do with friends and a bottle of wine.  No special equipment needed – we provide everything for you.  Each person will go home with two different string art pieces that each measure about 6 inches by 6 inches. This workshop is open to all ages. However, anyone under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult in our studio for the duration of this class. We will have light refreshments and bites!  But you are welcome to bring your own! Check out our events tab above for more information…

  • Create and Gather at Our Christmas Porch Sign Workshop

    Join us for this holiday workshop as we make porch signs for your front door!  This is a fun class – you pick the color and the saying and we help you paint it using our unique method.  No special equipment or stencils needed! This workshop is open to all ages. However, anyone under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult in our studio for the duration of this class. We will have light refreshments and bites!  But you are welcome to bring your own! Check out our events tab above for more information on upcoming craft workshops, watercolor instruction, calligraphy classes or retreats!  Don’t forget we also…

  • Personalized String Art Workshop

    Join us to make your own string art creation.  We will go through the process, step by step – there is no experience needed for this workshop.  This workshop is open to all ages and it makes a great gift for teachers, family or friends. Each person will go home with 1 finished project. If you would like to book this as a private party in your home, please email us to book your private craft party:  LetterCreateClass@gmail.com   **LIMITED SPACE due to the scope of this class and the attention given to each individual to ensure success and fun! We have bottled water, limited wine, and snacks, however, you…

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    What are the essentials for Brush Lettering?

    Brush Lettering Essentials What do you need to start Brush Lettering on your own without a class? First, you need a workbook to teach you letter formation – you can get ours here on Teachers Pay Teachers Next, you need paper to copy or print the workbook – my favorite one is the HP 32 Bright paper.  It is the best for any type of lettering practice or final piece!  You can get it here on Amazon for only $14.44 for a 500 Sheet Ream that lasts, what seems forever! Then you need to pick which Brush Pens you want. I avoid the Crayola brand ones and the Target store…

  • Step 2: Traditional Calligraphy

    **Prerequisite – Step 1 Basic Hand Lettering Class. Without this class, you will not have a lot of success with the techniques and exercises.  Please email us if you cannot find the Step 1 Basic Hand Lettering Class – LetterCreateStudio@gmail.com  **All materials and supplies provided. After the class, we will email you a PDF workbook/practice worksheets. Join us for a fun class of learning the fundamentals of calligraphy writing.  We will go through the pen and paper options as well as how to use them. We will go through a series of letters using the techniques you learned in the Step 1 class.  We will also give you guidance on…

  • Intro To Brush Lettering

    Have you been intrigued by the influx of beautiful hand lettering seen at special events, on restaurant chalkboards, or online? Curious to give it a try but think that you can’t because your regular handwriting is lacking? Then this class is for you. You do NOT have to have perfect handwriting in order to learn modern brush lettering. Brush lettering is more about drawing letters rather than writing them. In this 2 hour workshop, you will learn the basics of brush lettering including: How to do faux calligraphy with any type of writing tool How to hold a brush pen in order to get contrasting thick/thin lines Differences between brush…

  • Indoor Fall Herb Garden Workshop

    We will begin by showing you how to letter with fauxligraphy or another lettering to decorate your herb garden.  We will then finish and plant our herbs, you will be planting seeds, not the actual plant. At the end of this class, you will go home with 5 different herbs. This workshop is open to all ages. However, anyone under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult in our studio for the duration of this class. Check out our events tab above for more information on upcoming craft workshops, watercolor instruction, calligraphy classes or retreats!  Don’t forget we also provide invitation calligraphy services right in our Appleton studio!…

  • Colorful Succulents Workshop

    In this workshop, we will come together to paint and decorate 2 different terra cotta pots with many options, including gold, decoupage or paint.  There will be stencils, embellishments and more.  Each person will go home with two succulents neatly set in two decorated pots. This workshop is open to all ages. However, anyone under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult in our studio for the duration of this class. Check out our events tab above for more information on upcoming craft workshops, watercolor instruction, calligraphy classes or retreats!  Don’t forget we also provide invitation calligraphy services right in our Appleton studio! The view from our art…

  • The Artist’s Way Series – Unleash Your Creativity and Create More Joy

    Since its inception in 1978, Julia Cameron’s “The Artist’s Way” has been inspiring artists to realize their path to creativity. You’re never too old, or have too little time or too little money to be the artist, writer, poet, producer, dancer, singer, drummer you are truly destined to be. Whether you’re an artist wanting to recover your inspiration or you simply desire more joy and creative adventure, life-changing experience is waiting for you!  Even if you don’t see yourself as an artist, the workshop will help you get in touch with your creativity, your passions, and your dreams for your life. The 12 week workshop follows the 12 chapters of…

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