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

    A prerequisite for all 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 lettering.  You will…

  • 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…

  • Fall Burlap DIY Bunting Class

    Join us as we get ready for Fall with this burlap fall bunting for your mantle or wall.  You will make this bunting and learn how to make them again for other seasons.  We will show you how to gather the supplies and where to purchase the bunting to make more 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…

  • 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…

  • Make A Serving Tray Workshop Workshop

    Come to the studio to make a Painted Wood Serving Tray that is personalized with any color scheme.  We will go through the process step by step, showing you how to make these signs again and again at home with no special equipment. 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…

  • Intro To Brush Pen 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…

  • Porch Signs OR Over-Bed Signs Board Painting Workshop

    Come to the studio to make a 12×12 Slatted Wood Sign that is personalized with any font or theme of your choosing.  We will go through the process step by step, showing you how to make these signs again and again at home with no special equipment. 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…

  • Paper or Felt Magnolia Summer Wreaths at Givens Farm

    Together we will be creating a wreath that can be hung and cherished season after season.  This workshop gives you the chance to create either a Book Leaf Wreath in Neutral or Subtle Color tones with Vintage Book Pages OR you can make a Magnolia Felt Wreath that incorporates Faux Magnolia Leaves along with Colorful Felt Magnolia Leaves.  These wreaths will be ready to hang when you get home!  Once you learn how to make these in our class you will be able to make them again in the future! Cost includes all materials, instruction, finished take home project, refreshments including sparkling wine and bites! This workshop will be hosted…

  • Farmhouse Wood Sign Workshop at Givens Farm

    Create a sign that is on a 12 x 36 inch piece of wood with a white background. You choose what you want your sign to say and we will make sure its ready to go in our hand lettered font.  *You also have the option to choose a different background color at checkout. Tell us when you buy your ticket what you would like your sign to say. Cost includes all materials, instruction, finished take home project, refreshments including sparkling wine and bites! This workshop will be hosted at the Beautiful Givens Farm in Hortonville!  It is an amazing venue with views to inspire creativity! Location and Directions for…

  • Push Needle Embroidery Art Class

    Join us as we create a beautiful piece of art out of yarn and floral designs.  We will have a variety of designs to choose from including simple mandalas, florals, nature or whatever you desire.  We will be doing this on a 12 Inch Wood Hoop. Cost includes all materials, instruction, light refreshments and finished project. All Ages.  No experience required. **LIMITED SPACE due to the scope of this class and the attention given to each individual to ensure success and fun! Location and Directions for our Studio: We are located at the Edison Center which is down by the river off of Olde Oneida: 101 W Edison Ave, Appleton,…

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