Make Your Own Jewelry (Teens)

CLASS ID: 7B02
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

CLASS ID: 7B01
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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Learn How to Punch Needle Rug Hook – Create a Wall Hanging! (Teens)

CLASS ID: 9B01
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)

CLASS ID: 8B02
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)

CLASS ID: 8B03
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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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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Robots

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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Serti Silk Painting

Class ID: B007
Wednesday, August 14
Time: 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Ages 7-13

Painting on silk is easy, yet exquisite. You’ll use the Serti method of applying gutta resist, then painting with fabric dye. Dress for mess.

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Pet Portraits

Class ID: B004
Tuesday, August 13
Time: 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Ages 8-12

Paint your furry friend! Students are asked to bring 2 photos of animals they wish to draw and paint. Story telling encouraged!

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