Learn How to Punch Needle Rug Hook – Create a Wall Hanging! (Teens)

Date/Time: Saturday, September 7, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Punch needle rug hooking is a fun and easy craft to learn, and the possibilities for what you can make are endless! In this class, you’ll be learning the fundamentals of punch needle rug hooking while making your very own punch needle wall hanging. This is a perfect project to get introduced to the craft of punch needle (or refine your skills and play with a new format). You will have your choice of a wide variety of punch needle patterns to trace onto the back of the pre-stretched frame.

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Learn Watercolor! (Teens)

Date/Time: Thursday, August 8, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Take your watercolor to the next level with Mr. Kyle. This class will help you feel more comfortable with watercolor. Many techniques and styles will be covered.

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Improve Your Drawing Skills (Teens)

Date/Time: Thursday, August 8, 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Under Mr. Kyle’s guidance, learn and enhance your drawing skills. Different techniques and approaches will be covered. You will feel more confident in your drawing after this class!

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Make Your Own Jewelry (Teens)

Date/Time: Friday, July 12, 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Would you like to be able to make a bracelet or necklace to match your favorite outfit? Come and learn about bead stringing and how to use jewelry findings (the metal parts that hold jewelry together). We’ll also learn how to repair jewelry. Bring any broken jewelry that you have.

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Teen Hand Sewing Leather 101

Date/Time: Monday, July 29, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

This entry level class is designed to introduce the classic techniques of hand-sewing with leather. Students can choose from projects that demonstrate the basics of working with leather including cutting, punching, hand sewing, riveting, snap setting, finishing and care. No previous experience with any type of craft or sewing is required. Students will be able to choose from a wide assortment of projects and leather at the beginning of class, including: clutches, belts, coin purses, wallets, Fieldnote covers, phone cases, keychains, sunglass cases and more. (please see MerchantLeather.com/WBCA for project examples).

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Mentoring for All Mediums (Teens)

Date/Time: 2 Fridays, June 14 & 21, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

This class is for those who would like to complete a piece of art, work on an unfinished painting, or learn to use pastel, watercolor, drawing, collage, or whatever! This instructor will mentor and help you with a new way of seeing your creative abilities, get you started on a new piece of work, and inspire you to press on and work in a series. Please bring supplies and a project. The instructor will have demonstrations each week for optional projects.

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Alcohol Ink Florals (Teens)

Date/Time: Friday, June 28, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Give alcohol ink a try! Paint beautiful florals and landscapes in this exciting medium. Whether you have experience with alcohol ink or are brand new, this class is for you! Instructor will apply varnish 24 hours after class and you will be able to pick up tile within one week at WBCA.

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Sunny Sunflowers and Poppin’ Poppies

Class ID: B012
Thursday, August 15
Time: 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Ages 6-12

Enjoy some outside time when creating these flowers, using Q-tips to texture the center of the sunflower. Watercolor, oil, pastels, and your imagination will make these flowers shine. We will experiment.

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Geometric Designs in Colored Strings

Class ID: B011
Thursday, August 15
Time: 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Ages 9-12

Create a beautiful pattern by sewing colored strings through colored paper according to a numerical design. There are many patterns to choose from ranging from very simple to more complex.

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Class ID: B009
Wednesday, August 14
Time: 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Ages 6-12

Create, build, and decorate your own 3D robot sculpture. Lots of different materials are provided for you to make a unique piece of artwork that you can actually play with if you choose.

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