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Kindred Spirits 2019 Winter Art Classes and Workshops

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2019 Winter Art Classes and Workshops

Happy New Year to all of you creative souls! We have moved some things around at Kindred Spirits and I have taken over part of the space as my studio/workshop where it will be much more convenient to teach art classes and celebrate your creations through art walks and events. What I want to accomplish, through my classes is not so much that you look at your creation to reach your ideal of perfection, but through the creative process, find your soul, see what amazing gift you have been blessed with and through that, share with the rest of the world. (Who knows what changes we can make). I’m offering but a catalyst and a space to move forward with this in mind. Below is a list of some of the classes and workshops we will be having as well as a series

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Creating Felt Fabric Collage

  Fabric Collage refers to the creation of a new cloth from a collection of different types of textiles.  I have been playing with my stash of handmade felt, fabric and scraps to make unique textiles that can transform into a vest, pants, wrap or a scarf. I begin by pulling out different types of […]

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Once is Not Enough: Upcycle T-Shirts in to Market Bags with Robbin Pearce

Robbin Pearce of Birdie Bags will guide you through the process of making functional and hip market bags out of your choice of t-shirt. Notions and tools will be provided. Bring a t-shirt (long or short sleeved) and if you have a sewing kit, bring that too. Saturday, October 13, 11:00 – 1:00  FREE! RSVP to [email protected] Ages …

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Felt Making for Beginnners – Three Class Series with Jo Ann Manzone

Come to one or all three Learn Basic Wet Felting & Design Techniques Choose from 5 different projects-you will learn a new technique each time and take home a special treasure. Thursday, October 4,11 and 18, 11:00am to 1:00pm Please contact Jo Ann Manzone at [email protected] or 541 951-2526 to reserve your spot Cost: $25.00 for individual classes or …

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Once is Not Enough: Upcycle T-Shirts in to Market Bags with Robbin Pearce

FREE Workshop: Upcycle T-Shirts into Market Bags with Robbin Pierce at Ashland Art Center

Robbin Pearce of Birdie Bags will guide you through the process of making functional and hip market bags out of your choice of t-shirt. Notions and tools will be provided. Bring a t-shirt (long or short sleeved) and if you have a sewing kit, bring that too. Saturday, October 13, 11:00 – 1:00 FREE! RSVP to [email protected] Ages 13 …

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Re-Fashioning Your Wardrobe with Diane Ericson

Ashland Art Center Workshop: Refashion Your Wardrobe with Diane Ericson

Hit the Refresh button on your closet and create an arty new look for the first day of school, or a college sweater for evening walks. This session is full of innovative ideas for reworking the details of a item or totally reworking pieces that you’re ready to let go of. As a pattern designer …

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Expand Your Wardrobe Creativity – A Trunk Show with Diane Ericson

Ashland Art Center Workshop: Wardrobe Creativity with Diane Ericson

Diane Ericson will open her closet of remodeled garments that will inspire your sewing and expand your design toolbox. Get up close and personal and get lots of new ideas! See how easy it is to get started revising and re-creating a wardrobe that is more you! Wednesday, August 22, 2 – 4 pm $10 …

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Felt Making for Beginners with Jo Ann Manzone

Ashland Art Center workshop

Come to one or all three Learn Basic Wet Felting & Design Techniques. You will learn a new technique each time and take home a new special treasure. 3 Class Series: Saturday, August 11, Thursday, August 16th & 23rd 11:00am to 1:00pm Cost: $25.00 for one class or $40.00 for two and $50 for all …

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Nuno Felted Silk Scarves with Jo Ann Manzone

Learn how to felt on silk while creating a one-of-a-kind scarf with Textile Artist Jo Ann Manzone. Saturday, June 30th, 11am-2:30 $30 includes some materials. Silk can be purchased separately. Please contact Jo Ann Manzone at 541 951-2526 to reserve you space. Held in the Ashland Art Center Classroom at 357 E Main St, Ashland, OR 97520. Filed …

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Shadow Puppet Camp with Amy Godard Navickas

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Art, Theatre and Recycling come together in this lyrical camp! Make your own puppets from new and reclaimed materials and perform your own puppet show! Taught by artist, puppeteer and youth educator, Amy Godard Navickas. Tuesday – Friday, June 26 – 29 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm $100, Scholarships Available Grades 2 – 6 Limited …

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