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Art in the Heart Holiday Classes


Fused Glass Christmas Ornament
Thursday November 10, 2016 Brighten your holidays with a personalized glass ornament. Karen Hitchcock will guide you through the steps to make a beautiful, one of a kind ornament for yourself or someone special. Students will learn how to safely handle glass while cutting shapes and assembling pieces to make up to 5 ornaments. They will also learn about different types of glass and their usage. At completion of class, instructor will take completed projects to fire for the student. All supplies are furnished.
Memory Box Workshop
Saturday November 12, 2016 Give Grandma’s old jewelry a new life in this Memory Box Workshop. Bring your old jewelry, even if it’s broken, to this class, along with other small keepsakes, shells or buttons. We will paint the bottom and insides of a sturdy wooden cigar box, put an eye-catching liner inside the lid, then make a beautiful creation on the lid with the materials you bring, and supplement it with the many materials I will bring, which includes the cigar box. It will be a treasure to pass down to the next generation.
Metal Etching Jewelry Class
Saturday November 12, 2016 Metalsmith, Brandon Harrell will teach students how to etch patterns onto metal to create pendants and/or earrings using copper and brass. The earring hooks will be Sterling silver. Students will also learn some basic metal techniques to complete their projects such as sawing, filing, hammer texturing, and piercing. We will finish off the work coloring the metal with patina and polish. Don’t miss this NEW class at Art in the Heart Gallery!!
Paper Quilling Christmas Ornaments
Friday December 2, 2016 Bring some joy to your Christmas tree with art of Paper Quilling. Terry Lawler is a member of the American Quilling Guild and has been quilling for over 30 years. Quilling, also know as paper filigree, is the art of rolling narrow strips of paper and shaping them to make the most exquisite designs. Students will make snowflakes, poinsettas and other Christmas related items in this class. All supplies are furnished.

This class will cover the various paper types, all the basic techniques of rolls, shapes…

Papier Mache Snow Men Ornaments
Saturday December 3, 2016 Papier mache is fun for kids of all ages. Make a special keepsake ornament in the class that is sure to get you into the holiday spirit. Students will be guided through all the stages to make their own snow men ornaments out of papier mache. All supplies provided. This will be a two week class.
Fused Glass Pendant Class
Thursday December 8, 2016 Fused Glass Pendant workshop with Karen Hitchcock – Originally from Rochester, NY, Karen Hitchcock has over 12 years experience making and teaching the art of fused glass. She studied at Corning Glass Center, Oatka School of Glass and Alfred University perfecting her craft. Each student will have the opportunity to make up to 10 different pendants using glass provided by the instructor. The cost of the class is $50 and all supplies are provided. Come make gifts of art in glass for your friends and family…or yourself!
Frosty Men Basket Sculptures
Saturday December 10, 2016 Joy Smith, master basket weaver, teaches this unique basket class filled with holiday fun! Students will weave two basket sculptures and receive materials to complete a third. All supplies will be provided.

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