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Art Workshops

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Arts & Crafts Workshops

Painting, Sculpting, Felting, Knitting, Sewing...

Exercise your creativity!

Artists in the Mountains

June 12 - September 4, 2017.

Take some time out from the Summer sun to dabble in the arts. Specially designed, hands-on workshops help you create your own art and craft projects to enjoy for years to come. Local artists provide instruction and all the materials needed to complete your project.

Children's Paint & Sip
Monday, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$45 per person, per session

Learn how strokes are made on canvas and how your brushes do the work with acrylic paint. All while you sip on lemonade and enjoy cookies. All levels welcome. All materials included.

(BYOB) Paint and Sip - Summer Flowers
Monday, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$45 per person, per session

Learn how strokes are made on canvas and how your brushes do the work with acrylic paint. All while you sip your favorite drink. All levels. Materials included. 21 & older only. Alcoholic beverages are not provided.

Cupcakes: Fondant & More
Tuesday, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$25 per person, per session

Edible play dough is made from marshmallows and powdered sugar and it is called Marshmallow Fondant (MMF). We will make two lovely edible daisies to top your frosted cupcakes. This class will teach you how flowers are made to decorate cakes. It will be fun for all ages! Lick your fingers now or later! Either way you'll enjoy it!

Glass Etching
Tuesday, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
$30 per person, per session

Stencil a memory. You'll stencil a design on a glass ornament using glass etching cream. All materials included.

Landscape Painting for Everyone
Wednesday, 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
$65 per person, per session

Paint a Vermont scene to take home while learning the basics of how artists portray the landscape.
Ages 9 & older. Please dress appropriately as we'll be using acrylic paints. Aprons will be provided. All materials included.

Sketching Outdoors
Wednesday, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
$55 per person, per session

Explore various media as we sketch and draw in the fresh air. We will use pencil, charcoal, markers and more. No experience or particular skills necessary, but please wear attire and shoes suitable for walking. In case of bad weather, we will start in the art room, and then proceed to a cozy place to sketch people instead. Ages 10 & older. All materials included.

No experience required! All ages welcome! Leave Smuggs with a brightly painted and useful pottery piece or a beading project made by you.

Beading projects include earrings, necklaces, bracelets and key rings. For the pottery, choose from a wide range of white bisque pieces, including plates, bowls, trinket boxes, animal figurines, tiles, picture frames, mugs and more. Paint the pieces with bright colors and the pieces will be glazed and fired before you leave. Meets in the room adjacent to the Clubhouse.

Painter's Palette
Thursday, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
$54 per person, per session

Acrylic painting for anyone who has considered painting but didn't think they could, or for artists who wish to increase their creativity. Primary colors are explored, along with composition and play. Each person will be pleased to bring home a painting at the end of this 2 1/2-hour session. Ages 12 & older.

Sculpting Workshop
Thursday, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$54 per person, per session

Explore your creative side as you develop natural forms into clay images in the three-dimensional art form. Nancy Schade leads you in clay modeling, learning the properties of various clays and forming clay into a piece that can be finished. Take home a complete sculpture. Ages 12 & older.

Using a variety of rubber stamps and colored inks make your own gift tags. Class includes all supplies. Ages 8 & up, under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

Learn how to fold and shape paper into a beautiful 3-dimensional flower. All materials provided. Ages 8 & up, under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

Fold and weave paper into a bracelet, like a gum wrapper chain for your wrist. Ages 8 & up, under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

All Art Workshops require advance registration, and have limited space availability.

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