Holiday Workshops

CAC_2013_ChristmasCanvas1Painting Workshop: A Christmas Canvas

Have you wanted to try your hand at painting, but have been afraid? Have you wondered where to begin? Join us for a fun evening of painting with acrylics; all supplies are included. Learn some simple techniques, and get right to work on your winter-themed painting. Great for groups of friends, a date night, or even a fun treat for yourself! You will leave with a finished canvas. Class price includes admission to the decorated home. Min. 6, max. 15.

Instructor: Kristi O’Neal
Fee: $40
Class #: 7100
Friday, December 13
6:30 – 9:30 p.m. 1 day
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Intro DesignDesign and Form, Johannes Itten’s Basic Course: An Introduction to Drawing and Design

Based on Johannes Itten’s landmark course taught at the Bauhaus in Germany, this class will introduce students to the basics of drawing and design. Itten was not only a great painter, but a progressive educator as well. His classic text, “Design and Form,” will serve as a springboard for examining the various elements and principles of design including line, value, texture, harmony, and movement. A variety of media and materials will be utilized as students create both two and three dimensional works. A perfect class for students of all levels, and for those involved in any artistic medium. Supply list online. Min. 4, max. 12.

Instructor: Suzy Ferriss
Fee: $90
Class #: 7104
Tuesday, December 10
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 1 day
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Faith FlowersHoliday Centerpiece Workshop Presented by Faith Flowers

Create a floral centerpiece for your holiday table with floating candles. This Make-and-Take is designed to last you through the holidays. $75 includes all materials and entrance fee to Christmas at Callanwolde.

Instructor: Laura Iarocci of Faith Flowers
Fee: $75
Thursday, December 12
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 1 day
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Palette Knife & Cocoa Workshop: Reflections

In this fun and quick-paced course, students explore techniques used to create expressive paintings with a palette knife. You will create a simple still-life in keeping with the season, with a special emphasis on composition and study of reflections on surfaces, i.e. light on glass. Working with a palette knife as well as with paint additives to create a broad range of textures, students learn the nuances of value working wet in wet and layering in order to keep colors rich and vibrant. This course will begin with a painting demo to cover the basic approach and continue with demonstrations and working one on one with the students. Appropriate for beginners. The class will be taught using oils, but you may use acrylics. Please contact the instructor at with any questions. Bring a sack lunch. Min. 4, max. 10.

Instructor: Dawn Kinney Martin
Fee: $105
Class #: 7105
Saturday, December 14
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 1 day
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Felt OrnamentsFelted Ornaments

Create a special keepsake ornament for yourself to enjoy, to give as a gift, or to top a beautifully wrapped present. Children and adults alike are invited.

Instructor: Wendy Sbarra
Fee: $25
Class #: 7112
Sunday, December 15
1:00 – 3:00 p.m. 1 day
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Layout 1Natural Vine Wreath Making

In this workshop, participants will learn how to make a vine wreath from scratch using local materials. Completed wreaths will then be adorned with a wide variety of natural, organic materials and highlighted with bright colorful accent pieces. Learn to create a perfect bow for your wreath, too! All materials included. Bring a sack lunch. Min. 6, max. 15.

Instructor: Gwen Fryar
Fee: $55
Class #: 7106
Monday, December 16
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 1 day
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CAC_2013_Jewlery1Experience Jewelry Making Series

Have you ever wondered how beautiful jewelry is created? You might take a class, but you aren’t sure? For less than the cost of dinner and a movie, step into the art jewelry world for a night! Enjoy a tour of the studio, demonstrations, and make a piece of jewelry. Each night will focus on one project; see below. Choose one class, or try them all! Teens welcome. All supplies are included. No prerequisite. Min. 3, max. 6.

Instructor: Priscilla Fritsch
Fee: $40 per class
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Peek-A-Boo Pendant
Class #: 7109
Thursday, December 12
7:00 – 9:30 p.m. 1 day

Forged Cuff Bracelet
Class #: 7110
Friday, Debember 13
10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 1day

Colorful Corrugated Earrings
Class: #7111
Monday, December 16
7:00 – 9:30 p.m. 1 day

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