• DIY Rug Making Class

    Make your own rug in this workshop.  You can bring additional fabric (any type) to this workshop to create a more interesting depth to your rug.  We will have a limited variety of fabrics to choose from.  Cotton is the best fabric to use.  T-shirts make a great option as well. Everyone will go home with a 2×3 foot rug.  If you do not finish your rug during the workshop you will take home the instructions and be able to finish your rug 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Color Workshop: The Basics for Crafters and Artists

    Learn how to bring your crafts, coloring and art to life with the color! In this workshop, we will break down color into it’s most basic properties, making this complex element of design immediately easier to tackle! You’ll learn color tricks, all about color schemes, and how to create your own inspiring color palettes. I’ll also explain how colors relate to emotions and moods, and how these ideas can be used in storytelling. Includes all materials, instruction and take home guide as well as supplies. You are welcome to bring your own refreshments, wine or snacks – we have light refreshments on hand too! Make sure you check out our…

  • DIY Rug Making Class

    Make your own rug in this workshop.  You can bring additional fabric (any type) to this workshop to create more interesting depth to your rug.  We will have a limited variety of fabrics to choose from.  Cotton is the best fabric to use. When you purchase your ticket you must also select the size of rug you would like to do.  The cost depends on the rug size you choose.  In the unlikely event you do not finish your rug during the class, you will get to take home enough material to finish your project at home.  Cost includes all materials, instruction, light refreshments and finished project. All Ages.  No…

  • Step 2: Brush Lettering Workshop

    There are many class options – you can choose to either take a calligraphy class or a brush lettering class or BOTH. You pick the direction you want to take your lettering in. **These classes are in no particular order – you can take any class, at any time in any order after you have completed Step 1:  Basic Hand Lettering Class Join the us at Letter Create Studio where we will break down Brush Lettering and make it easy for you to learn! We’ll go over guidelines, strokes, practice stokes, pen pressure, and how to break all of these rules to create your own style. By the end of this…

  • Step 1: Watercolor Basics for Watercolor Painting

    Step 1:  Basic Watercolor is part of our 5 Part Series in Watercolor Painting.  We offer these at varying times so you do not have to commit to a series all at once! We provide all the supplies and instruction – you will take everything home to continue practicing this art for the next step in your artistic journey! Step 1:  Basic Techniques Step 2:  Form, Perspective and Light Step 3:  Complex Shapes and Forms Step 4:  Value, Volume and Depth Step 5:  Application (Landscapes – and Final Piece) You are welcome to bring your own refreshments, wine or snacks – we have light refreshments on hand too! Make sure…

  • Deco Art Plates Workshop

    We are making a set of plates with decoupage using a variety of papers, magazines, books and more.  Each plate is unique and finished on the bottom with felt so they can be displayed.  You will get 2 finished round plates to take home. Make sure you check out our upcoming art retreats and Milwaukee Art classes as well as our Madison art classes! Location of Class: Tandem Wine and Beer 1350 W College Ave, Appleton, WI 54914 Please note that when you purchase your ticket that it is possible to exchange your ticket for another event if you have to cancel, however due to our small business studio pre-ordering…

  • Amazonite Beaded Necklace Lunch Time Workshop

    Come to the studio to make this stylish and classic necklace!  We provide all the supplies and instruction!  If you want to order lunch ahead of time – just scroll down for instructions. We also have light refreshments!  This class will be at our Appleton Art Studio which is located at The Neighborhood in Appleton (downtown Appleton).  Make sure you check out our upcoming art retreats and Milwaukee Art classes as well as our Madison art classes! Location of Class: Tandem Wine and Beer 1350 W College Ave, Appleton, WI 54914 Please note that when you purchase your ticket that it is possible to exchange your ticket for another event…

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