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Session IV ~ mini Maker Monday Mornings ~ SEVEN WEEKS (Owlet Ages 4 - 5)...(VIRTUAL/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!

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

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) ...(FULL)!

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

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 (FULL)!

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 (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!

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 (FULL)!

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)!

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!

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!

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!

Workshops + Camps + Classes + Pop Up Events

SUMMER ART CAMPS {hands-on + mixed-media + magical + in studio} 2021 ...(ENROLLMENT IS OPEN)!

Join us for SUMMER ART CAMPS 2021 {mixed-media + hands on + magical}! Early Bird Enrollment is open! See our SUMMER ART CAMP FLYER above & in the MOUNTAIN PARENT MAGAZINE ~ Spring Edition! Camps run Monday - Thursday/9 AM - 3 PM during specific weeks throughout the summer. Camps are a mix of in-studio magical making & creating + outdoor (snack am/pm + picnic at the park with creative team building games-n-play)!

Session V ~ a TOUCAN’S TRIP to TAHITI in TIE-DYE: TAKE II ~ SIX WEEKS/Tues or Wed or Thurs ...starting April 6 or 7 or 8 (ALL DAYS ON WAITING LIST ~ email hello@handmakery.com)!

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 in 2D, all the way to creative + colorful construction in 3D. This personalized + playful "perched piece" will explore the process of creative construction using upcylced elements, paint, personality, poise, and artful embellishments creating a vibrant habitat to "soar sights high into the sky" as a sculptural ~ magnificent maker mobile! This exotic vacation is a trip you do not want to miss this spring, especially adding the textile element of tie-dye! We'll bring it all together with a mini-exhibit + recognition ceremony displaying an interactive creative + colorful + collaborative community of creators! We love our mini-exhibits as they create confidence and community connection for artists to sparkle + shine + showcase their success in the studio!

Oh YES!!! A custom + colorful + clever creation, celebrating childhood in constant creative commotion, crafted & curated by children in the heart of the creative community of Carbondale | CO.

Session IV ~ PARADISE + PARROTS + PALMS, & POSSIBLY PINEAPPLES, for a PAINT & PRINT PAR-TAY with PLENTY OF PIZZAZZ TO P-O-P ~ SIX WEEKS/Tues or Wed or Thurs ...starting Feb 16 or 17 or 18 (ALL DAYS ON WAITING LIST ~ email hello@handmakery.com)!

Travel on creative + colorful getaway to a painter's paradise, for a parrot & palm pairing, which will truly be any person's PAR-TAY!!! Create a personalized piece exploring vibrant paints, prints, the process of printmaking, and pizzazz to perfection for a powerful P-O-P! More delightful details to come...

Oh YES!!! A custom + colorful + clever creation, celebrating childhood in constant creative commotion, crafted & curated by children in the heart of the creative community of Carbondale | CO.

Session III ~ a TOTALLY TURBULENT TAXI TRANSPORTED by a TALENTED TORTOISE with a TWIST ~ SIX WEEKS/Tues or Wed or Thurs ...starting Jan 5 or 6 or 7 (ALL DAYS ON WAITING LIST ~ email hello@handmakery.com)!

Indeed, a totally turbulent taxi transported by a talented tortoise, all with a twist!!! This workshop will push movement and 3D construction to new heights. We're envisioning this as a maker's molecular mobile, yet a magnificent (implied) moving mobile for a perfect pairing and play on words! A vibrant sculpture with a tantalizing twist. Completely capturing chaos and creativity, yet colliding, to celebrate childhood and C-O-L-O-R and cuteness. Now this is going to spark some conversation! More delightful details to develop, as we continue to keep you curious and contemplating!!!!

Oh YES!!! A custom + colorful + clever creation, celebrating childhood in constant creative commotion, crafted and curated by children in the heart of the creative community of Carbondale | CO.

mini Maker Monday Mornings ~ SIX WEEKS (Owlet Ages 4 - 5) ...Session III starting January 4 (Please contact our studio via hello@handmakery.com)!

This workshop is a "happy happening" for young + aspiring + owlet-aged artists! Offered as dynamic drop-off + weekly experience. Artists will explore new + interesting + engaging materials, tools + 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 of 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 at the end of each six-week session. Mediums may including paint, mixed media, clay, wood, assemblage, fabric, yard, 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 at the end of our time together with art work traveling home on the last day together! Classes are one hour in length. Children will enjoy creating in our beautiful art studio with natural morning light to dazzle and delight!

CANDY COTTAGE 2020 ~ Golden Ticket + Holiday Pop Up Event ~ First Friday OR First Saturday OR First Sunday ~ 6 - 8 PM ~ Drop off + Ages 6 & up ...Dec 4 or 5 or 6 (ALL DAYS FULL)!

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 ~ BONSAI & BLOOMS in a BEAUTIFUL aBOMINAL’S BLIZZARDY BOTANICAL BUNGALOW ~ EIGHT WEEKS/Mon or Tues or Wed or Thurs ...starting Oct 19 or 20 or 21 or 22 (ALL DAYS FULL)!

Escape into the wintery woods constructing and creating a cozy-cute-n-colorful, beautiful yet blizzardy botanical bungalow (aka darling yurt) that showcases beautiful bonsai-n-blooms sold by a sweet-n-friendly Abominable Snowman (aka yeti) just in time for the holiday season! Savoring winter with sparkle-n-shimmer-n-snow, this sweet-stargazing-snowy-sculpture-scene will sway a warm + wintery + wooded wonderland all with a touch of twinkle. Artists will explore both 2D planning, 3D design & creative construction + creative collaboration, and mixed-media making which will include contouring with canvas, clay, wood, paint, experimenting with upcycled goods, along with a playful mix of paper mache and/or plaster! Your maker’s holiday heart will melt next to the mini campfire filled with sweet-n-savory s'mores! 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!

Oh YES!!! A custom + colorful + clever creation, celebrating childhood in constant creative commotion, crafted & curated by children in the heart of the creative community of Carbondale | CO.

mini Maker Mornings ~ SIX WEEKS (Owlet Ages 4 - 5) ...Session I starting Sept 14 (IN SESSION) AND/OR Session II starting Nov 2 (FULL)!

This workshop is a "happy happening" for young + aspiring + owlet-aged artists! Offered as dynamic drop-off + weekly experience. Artists will explore new + interesting + engaging materials, tools + 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 of 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 at the end of each six-week session. Mediums may including paint, mixed media, clay, wood, assemblage, fabric, yard, 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 at the end of our time together with art work traveling home on the last day together! Classes are one hour in length. Children will enjoy creating in our beautiful art studio with natural morning light to dazzle and delight!

HALLOWEEN CRAFT NIGHT ~ FIRST FRIDAY OCT ~ 6pm-8pm ~ Drop-off + 6 & up ...Oct 2nd (FULL)!

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

Session I ~ ARTFUL ABSTRACTS TO ALLURE: mesmerizing minis mounted into a modern-mono-motif for a magical maker’s masterpiece ~ SIX WEEKS/Tues or Wed or Thurs ...starting Sept 8 or 9 or 10 (FULL)!

Explore mesmerizing mixed-media to your handmade-heart’s creative content!!! Master a multitude of materials for an art-FULLY exciting experience AND experiment for extraordinary exposure. Creatively curate many mastered minis into a multitude of magnificence. Move into a modern-mono-motif for a magical maker's mono-masterpiece. Lavishly let loose while "lively learning layers" and diving into discovering how colorful and creative materials can magically mix-n-mingle. Explore a full range of savory supplies & magnificent materials to melt a maker’s heart before mysteriously transforming these minis into a mounted mix of monolith magic. A curated creation complete, created by a clever and colorful child. This collection will be cleverly curated on "wondrous wood" for a clean-line + mastered modern + timeless treasure. Artists will explore a wealth of exciting techniques and high quality art materials with a focus on process art, experimentation, and personal discovery. Artists will dive into luscious layering, mixed-media, delightful details, painting, printing, and a sip of simple stitch onto heavy-weight paper. 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!

Oh YES!!! A custom + colorful + clever creation, celebrating childhood in constant creative commotion, crafted & curated by children in the heart of the creative community of Carbondale | CO.