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WORKSHOPS + CLASSES + CAMPS

Join us for much-loved weekly + school year + summer art workshops, classes, camps, and special events! Workshops meet once a week throughout the school year and Monday - Friday throughout the summer on select weeks! Be sure you're on our contact list to stay-up-to-date and be sure you're connected with @handmakery via Instagram our favorite social media! RFV LOCALS ~ Please email hello@handmakery.com to join our local email list!

NOTES:
* 2019/20 SCHOOL YEAR {hands on + mixed media} ART WORKSHOPS ARE HERE!
* YOU ARE NOT ENROLLED UNLESS YOU RECEIVE CONFIRMATION VIA EMAIL!
* LIMITED ENROLLMENT. EARLY ONLINE REGISTRATION ENCOURAGED! WORKSHOPS ARE FILLING FAST!

Birthday Parties + Celebrations ~ No date is ever too early to add to our Events Calendar! Email hello@handmakery.com for details!

Session III ~ VESPA VENTURE IN VENICE on VALENTINES ~ SIX WEEKS /TUESDAYS (Ages 8 & up) ...starting Jan 7 (ENROLLING)!

Join a vibrant + vivacious favorite creature as it ventures to Venice on travel, riding a much-loved + bright colored vintage vespa while out on delivery, yes, just in time for Valentines! This piece will captivate your heart in a "painterly pet portrait style" with added acceleration action as this creature is out on a mission to deliver on European streets an extra sweet chocolaty treat! Artists will explore hands-on + mixed media for this masterpiece sure to captivate your creative heart! We'll bring together all we have learned + created with a mini-exhibit + recognition ceremony at the end of our six weeks together for family and friends to enjoy! We love our mini-exhibits as they create confidence and community for our artists to shine!

Session III ~ VESPA VENTURE IN VENICE on VALENTINES ~ SIX WEEKS /WED OR THURS (Ages 5 & up) ...starting Jan 8 or 9 (ENROLLING + FILLING FAST)!

Join a vibrant + vivacious favorite creature as it ventures to Venice on travel, riding a much-loved + bright colored vintage vespa while out on delivery, yes, just in time for Valentines! This piece will captivate your heart in a "painterly pet portrait style" with added acceleration action as this creature is out on a mission to deliver on European streets an extra sweet chocolaty treat! Artists will explore hands-on + mixed media for this masterpiece sure to captivate your creative heart! We'll bring together all we have learned + created with a mini-exhibit + recognition ceremony at the end of our six weeks together for family and friends to enjoy! We love our mini-exhibits as they create confidence and community for our artists to shine!

Session III ~ mini Maker Monday Mornings ~ SEVEN WEEKS (Owlet Ages 4 - 5) ...starting Jan 13th (WAITING LIST ~ EMAIL HELLO@HANDMAKERY.COM)!

This workshop is a "happy happening" for young + aspiring artists! Offered as dynamic drop-off + weekly experience. Artists will explore new + interesting + engaging materials, tools, and techniques for experimentation and creative development. Artists will enjoy coming together in a small "creative community" and interacting with other "mini makers" in the heart Main. This workshop will be process-based, with a focus on the art experience. Artists will develop creative confidence within their community and bring home art they are connected with and proud of accomplishing. Mediums may including paint, mixed media, clay, wood, assemblage, and more! Children will learn to express themselves through the arts with confidence and joy. Parents will LOVE meeting new parents, plus enjoy a little freedom at the start of the week! Artists will be recognized with a mini-exhibit + recognition ceremony midway and at the end of our time together! Classes are one hour in length. Children will enjoy creating in our beautiful art studio with natural morning light!

Session IV ~ artful + abstract ASSEMBLAGE on canvas ~ SIX WEEKS /TUESDAYS (Ages 8 & up) ...starting Feb 18 (ENROLLING)!

Artists will explore luscious layers through a powerful process of paint in an artful yet abstract adventure, creatively combining paint + assemblage. Artists will work on an oversized, heavy-weight, primed canvas as they dive into the adventure + AWESOMENESS of abstraction through color exploration, staining, layering, texturing, printing, mark-making, & embellishing as they connect and cultivate their own creation. We'll bring together all we have learned & created with a mini-exhibit + recognition ceremony at the end of our six-weeks together for family and friends to enjoy! We love our mini-exhibits as they create confidence and community for our artists to shine!

Session IV ~ artful + abstract ASSEMBLAGE on canvas ~ SIX WEEKS /WED or THURS (Ages 5 & up) ...starting Feb 19 or 20 (ENROLLING)!

Artists will explore luscious layers through a powerful process of paint in an artful yet abstract adventure, creatively combining paint + assemblage. Artists will work on an oversized, heavy-weight, primed canvas as they dive into the adventure + AWESOMENESS of abstraction through color exploration, staining, layering, texturing, printing, mark-making, & embellishing as they connect and cultivate their own creation. We'll bring together all we have learned & created with a mini-exhibit + recognition ceremony at the end of our six-weeks together for family and friends to enjoy! We love our mini-exhibits as they create confidence and community for our artists to shine!

Session IV ~ mini Maker Monday Mornings ~ SEVEN WEEKS (Owlet Ages 4 - 5) ...starting March 16th (ENROLLING)!

This workshop is a "happy happening" for young + aspiring artists! Offered as dynamic drop-off + weekly experience. Artists will explore new + interesting + engaging materials, tools, and techniques for experimentation and creative development. Artists will enjoy coming together in a small "creative community" and interacting with other "mini makers" in the heart Main. This workshop will be process-based, with a focus on the art experience. Artists will develop creative confidence within their community and bring home art they are connected with and proud of accomplishing. Mediums may including paint, mixed media, clay, wood, assemblage, and more! Children will learn to express themselves through the arts with confidence and joy. Parents will LOVE meeting new parents, plus enjoy a little freedom at the start of the week! Artists will be recognized with a mini-exhibit + recognition ceremony midway and at the end of our time together! Classes are one hour in length. Children will enjoy creating in our beautiful art studio with natural morning light!

Session V ~ a TOUCAN’s TRIP to TAHITI in TIE-DYE ~ SIX WEEKS/TUESDAYS (Ages 8 & up) ...starting April 14 (ENROLLING)!

Artists will explore 3D construction as they design and create their very own colorful + captivating vacationing toucan. Artists will travel through the process of designing 2D to construction in 3D. This playful piece will explore paint, personality, poise and artful embellishments of habitat to soar your sights high into the sky above as a "maker mobile"! This vacation is a trip you do not want to miss, especially adding the textile element of tie-dye! We'll bring together all we have learned + created with a mini-exhibit + recognition ceremony at the end of our six weeks together for family and friends to enjoy! We love our mini-exhibits as they create confidence and community for our artists to shine!

Session V ~ a TOUCAN’s TRIP to TAHITI in TIE-DYE ~ SIX WEEKS/WED OR THURS (Ages 5 & up) ...starting April 15 or 16 (ENROLLING)!

Artists will explore 3D construction as they design and create their very own colorful + captivating vacationing toucan. Artists will travel through the process of designing 2D to construction in 3D. This playful piece will explore paint, personality, poise and artful embellishments of habitat to soar your sights high into the sky above as a "maker mobile"! This vacation is a trip you do not want to miss, especially adding the textile element of tie-dye! We'll bring together all we have learned + created with a mini-exhibit + recognition ceremony at the end of our six weeks together for family and friends to enjoy! We love our mini-exhibits as they create confidence and community for our artists to shine!

Candy Cottage 2019 ~ Golden Ticket + Holiday Pop Up ~ First Friday 6 - 8 PM ~ Drop off + Ages 6 & up ...Dec 6th (WAITING LIST as of 10/18 email hello@handmakery.com)!

Join us for a magical maker's ~ HOLIDAY CANDY COTTAGE WORKSHOP ~ home sweet + snowy + savory + sweet home! We look forward to decorating a very sweet + colorful + candy cottage, using a traditional pre-built gingerbread house + homemade icing + colorful candies galore + more magical materials as a winter wonderland takehome! This event sold out in a matter of minutes last year as seating is limited for this two-hour + festive + holiday + First Friday + drop off ~ Craft Night: Under the Stars + In the Studio! Reserve your GOLDEN TICKET today!

Session II ~ mini Maker Monday Mornings ~ SIX WEEKS (Owlet Ages 3.5 - 5) ...starting Oct 28th (JOIN OUR WAITINGLIST)!

This workshop is a "happy happening" for young + aspiring artists! Offered as dynamic drop-off + weekly experience. Artists will explore new + interesting + engaging materials, tools, and techniques for experimentation and creative development. Artists will enjoy coming together in a small "creative community" and interacting with other "mini makers" in the heart Main. This workshop will be process-based, with a focus on the art experience. Artists will develop creative confidence within their community and bring home art they are connected with and proud of accomplishing. Mediums may including paint, mixed media, clay, wood, assemblage, and more! Children will learn to express themselves through the arts with confidence and joy. Parents will LOVE meeting new parents, plus enjoy a little freedom at the start of the week! Artists will be recognized with a mini-exhibit + recognition ceremony midway and at the end of our time together! Classes are one hour in length. Children will enjoy creating in our beautiful art studio with natural morning light!

Session II ~ artful ARCTIC ANIMALS + an A-FRAME ~ EIGHT WEEKS /TUESDAYS (Ages 8 & up) ...starting late October (IN SESSION)!

Artists will create an amazing "wild in the woods wintery wallhanging" exploring humanized arctic animals wearing wintery woodland wear while vacationing in an A-frame ski cabin under the northern lights in the heart of the great outdoors. Hands-on + mixed media elements will include paint, clay, 3D + pop-out + multi-dimension elements, wood, and more! Animal favorites may include arctic fox, polar bears, wolves, ptarmigan, moose, caribou, polar bear, snow owl, narwal, reindeer, puffin, harp seal, and more! This snowy showcase will set to "snow + sparkle + shine" just in time for the wintery holiday! We'll bring together all we have learned + created with a mini-exhibit + recognition ceremony at the end of our eight weeks together for family and friends to enjoy! We love our mini-exhibits as they create confidence and community for our artists to shine!

Session II ~ artful ARCTIC ANIMALS + an A-FRAME ~ EIGHT WEEKS /WED or THURS (Ages 5 & up) ...starting Oct 16 or 17 (FULL as of 10/13 ~ JOIN TUESDAYS or WAITING LIST or SESSION III)!

Artists will create an amazing "wild in the woods wintery wallhanging" exploring humanized arctic animals wearing wintery woodland wear while vacationing in an A-frame ski cabin under the northern lights in the heart of the great outdoors. Hands-on + mixed media elements will include paint, clay, 3D + pop-out + multi-dimension elements, wood, and more! Animal favorites may include arctic fox, polar bears, wolves, ptarmigan, moose, caribou, polar bear, snow owl, narwal, reindeer, puffin, harp seal, and more! This snowy showcase will set to "snow + sparkle + shine" just in time for the wintery holiday! We'll bring together all we have learned + created with a mini-exhibit + recognition ceremony at the end of our eight weeks together for family and friends to enjoy! We love our mini-exhibits as they create confidence and community for our artists to shine!

Halloween Craft Night ~ First Friday Oct ~ 6pm-8pm ~ Drop off + 6 & up ...Oct 4th (FULL)!

Halloween arts + crafts pop up eventing event! CRAFT NIGHTS: Under the Stars + In the Studio ~ Kids 6 and up drop off ~ Parent Date Night downtown on First Friday!

Ladies Art + Craft Night ~ DIY Painted + Printed Canvas Clutch ...Sept 20 ~ RESERVE YOUR SEAT 21 & up (EVENT PASSED)!

Learn luscious staining + layering + printing techniques to create a one-of-a-kind designer + zipper + canvas clutch using paint + printing materials + added embellishments!

Session I ~ RUCKUS in the radiant + rare RAINFOREST ~ SIX WEEKS/Wed or Thurs (Ages 5 & up) ...starting Sept 4 or 5 (FULL)!

Artists will venture into the radiant and rare rainforest while exploring rainforest wildlife and their wild habitat using a bright + vibrant neon color pallet while creating a mixed media powerful piece that will surely make a pop, especially under black light, as creatures climb out and become artfully alive. Take a splash into paint, print, clay, layering, splattering, assembling, and embellishing in this multi-dimension masterpiece as a marvelous maker in hands-on + mixed media! We'll bring together all we have explored + created with a mini-exhibit + recognition ceremony at the end of our six weeks together for family and friends to enjoy! We love our mini-exhibits as they create confidence and community for our artists to shine!

Tween + Teen + Tuesdays Session I ~ SIX WEEKS (Ages 8 & up) ...starting Sept 3rd {FULL}!

In our wondrous workshop ~ Tween + Teen + Tuesdays, artists will explore involved processes and an array of high-quality supplies and materials. Through creative expression, each artist will grow in their independence, expression, individualism, and confidence! We'll use mixed media with enriched techniques, in a collaborative, collective, creative, communal, colorful central, within our fanciful + fun art studio...oh my!!! We'll bring together all we have learned + created with a mini-exhibit + recognition ceremony at the end of our six weeks together for family and friends to enjoy! We love our mini-exhibits as they create confidence + community + connection + creativity for our artists to shine!

Session I ~ mini Maker Monday Mornings ~ SIX WEEKS (Owlet Ages 3.5 - 5) ...starting Sept 9th (FULL)!

This workshop is a "happy happening" for young + aspiring artists! Offered as dynamic drop-off + weekly experience. Artists will explore new + interesting + engaging materials, tools, and techniques for experimentation and creative development. Artists will enjoy coming together in a small "creative community" and interacting with other "mini makers" in the heart Main. This workshop will be process-based, with a focus on the art experience. Artists will develop creative confidence within their community and bring home art they are connected with and proud of accomplishing. Mediums may including paint, mixed media, clay, wood, assemblage, and more! Children will learn to express themselves through the arts with confidence and joy. Parents will LOVE meeting new parents, plus enjoy a little freedom at the start of the week! Artists will be recognized with a mini-exhibit + recognition ceremony midway and at the end of our time together! Classes are one hour in length. Children will enjoy creating in our beautiful art studio with natural morning light!

A CARNIVAL CIRCUS of CREATIVE COMMOTION in COLORFUL CHAOS {FULL}!

Join a carnival circus of creative commotion in colorful chaos! Oh yes, it will be full-circle as children come together as dreamers, inventors, and imaginative creators in a clever carnival + circus-like community! Artists will use their BIG imaginations to dream up and visualize a make-believe circus from mystical to most magical! Artists will explore both 2D and 3D art forms. Themes will include exotic and make-believe animals, colorful clowns, circus tents, simple yet clever costuming, painted and embellished 3D hot air balloons, and more! It will truly be a mixed media workshop for the animal lover + artist-at-heart. A course to completely captivating the hands-on maker, as we magically focus on celebrating childhood and the end of summer! Artists will explore paint, clay, fabric, construction, upcycled goods, and more! We'll bring it all together with a mini-exhibit + recognition ceremony displaying an interactive creative + colorful + collaborative community! We love our mini-exhibits as they create confidence and community connection for artists to sparkle + shine + showcase their success in the studio!

Our Town One Table ~ in downtown Carbondale ...Aug 18th (JOIN IN via CDALE REC ~ EVENT PASSED)!

HANDMAKERY is thrilled to be an event sponsor for 2019! Join in on the festivities for an unforgettable community evening dining downtown at the annual ~ Our Town One Table in Carbondale | CO! Reserve your table via Carbondale Recreation Center!

TINY HOME ON TREND (Ages 6 & up) ...starting July 8th {FULL/EMAIL HELLO@HANDMAKERY.COM TO JOIN A FUTURE SESSION}!

Truly a tiny home on trend, this delightful + designer + DIY workshop is going to be artfully AMAZING! Join us for a wondrous week of making everything you can imagine for your very own designer home, inside & out! Each creative camper will be given a modern + two-story + wooden dollhouse, a perfect open-canvas for imaginations to ignite and run wild! Artists will spend time planning, designing, laying out, painting, printing, constructing, exploring interiors + exteriors, sculpting, decorating, sparkling, and detailing everything from designer walls & wallpapers, rugs, furniture, works of art, functional pieces, favorite foods, and even making little forever (people + animal) friends to bring this beautiful + personalized piece to life! We'll explore the interior and exterior using paint, glue, clay, wood, fabric, specialty materials, upcycled goods, glitter and more! An artistic camp completely fantastic for both girls and boys! We'll bring it all together with a mini-exhibit + recognition ceremony displaying an interactive creative + colorful + collaborative community! We love our mini-exhibits as they create confidence and community connection for artists to sparkle + shine + showcase their success in the studio!