• Goodbye 2019! Champagne and Vision Boards! Find Your Vision!

    Join us as we come together for our FAVORITE workshop of the year!  Closeout 2019 and reflect on the good things that happened and focus on the next year while we put together your vision boards.  We will have all the supplies, champagne and fun for you to get your vision board done!  We will talk about our goals and our hopes! **This class will sell out as we get closer to the date! *If you have magazines to leave – please bring them to share! 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…

  • Personalized Large Ruler Workshop

    In this workshop, we will make a large 6 foot ruler that is 12 inches wide.  You can personlize the ruler with your name or a family name.  We will stain, paint and personalize a ruler.  Once you learn how to make these, you will be able to make more for gifts!  They make great baby shower gifts for families! 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…

  • Wall Hanging Board Workshop

    In this workshop, we will come together to paint and decorate a hanging board for organizing.  This little DIY hanger gives them the perfect place to drop off their bags and coats after school and is easy enough for little hands to handle. And the best part? It really is super simple to make! 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…

  • Step 1: Basic Hand Lettering Class – Preparation for Calligraphy or Lettering

    A prerequisite for all  Step 2: Calligraphy Letter Create Workshops is the Basics Hand Letter Class. This class translates into all forms of writing techniques including brush lettering, calligraphy, modern flourish script, paint lettering, to name a few.  It is a pencil and paper penmanship class – you will learn a solid foundation for any type of lettering.  However, we highly recommend you take a Step 2 class if you would like to learn calligraphy, brush lettering or flourish calligraphy. This is a basic class to learn the techniques of pressure, angle and direction of your writing instrument, types of papers and pens to consider, as well as the types of…

  • 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…

  • Step 1: Basic Hand Lettering Class – Preparation for Calligraphy or Lettering

    A prerequisite for all  Step 2: Calligraphy Letter Create Workshops is the Basics Hand Letter Class. This class translates into all forms of writing techniques including brush lettering, calligraphy, modern flourish script, paint lettering, to name a few.  It is a pencil and paper penmanship class – you will learn a solid foundation for any type of lettering.  However, we highly recommend you take a Step 2 class if you would like to learn calligraphy, brush lettering or flourish calligraphy. This is a basic class to learn the techniques of pressure, angle and direction of your writing instrument, types of papers and pens to consider, as well as the types…

  • Intensive (Step 1 and Step 2) Traditional Calligraphy Workshop

    This includes our Step 1:  Basic Foundation for Lettering Class followed by Spencerian Traditional Step 2 calligraphy.  **All materials and supplies provided.  You will get 1 pen holder, 2 nibs, practice worksheets, the Spencerian workbook series (2 books) as well as hands-on instruction in our studio. Join us for a fun afternoon learning the fundamentals of traditional calligraphy writing.  We will go through a variety of pen options and papers.  We will start with Step 1: which is a basic penmanship primer to get you ready for traditional Spencerian.  If you have taken Step 1, this will be a great refresher for part 2 of the class. I will go…

  • Wisconsin String Art Workshop

    Together we will create the 12×12 Wood piece of art with the State of Wisconsin with String Art.  We will provide you with all the materials and instruction.  You will also learn how to make more of these at home. 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 studio faces the downtown fox…

  • Rug Hooking With T-Shirt Yarn Workshop

    Rug hooking is one of our favorite creative outlets in the studio!  This class is a little different from our rag rug fabric class.  This time we are going to take old t-shirts (or new) and create a yarn – we will show you how to do this step by step!  Then we will take our rug base that measures 24 by 30 inches.  We will create our pattern and show you how to finish your rug, including how to make the grip part on the back. For this workshop, you will need to bring at least 15-20 t-shirts of your choosing, adult sized.  You can find them at any…

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