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Arts & Crafts

Origami for the Beginner - Plymouth


with David Silver

Calendar Apr 9, 2020 at 6 pm

Origami is the ancient traditional Japanese art of folding paper. Getting lost in folding a model is an enjoyable pursuit. You will learn how to fold a greeting card and the traditional Japanese crane. The basics of how to fold and how to read diagrams will be covered. This is a comprehensive class which includes  selection of recommended books and online resources. No previous experience is necessary. There is a $8 material fee payable to the instructor at the first class.

Floral Design - Bringing the Outside In - Plymouth *New start date 4/9*


with Justine (Leeper) Ramsey

Calendar Apr 9, 2020 at 6:30 pm

*New Start day Thursday, April 9th* Students will learn the basic skills and techniques of floral design and will design a holiday arrangement of their own to take home. Students will be designing with products from outdoors along with fresh cut flowers. Perk up your house for the holidays with your own floral display that will showcase any space. There is a materials fee of $30 payable to the instructor.

Moravian Star Glass - Litchfield


with Sarah Segovia

Calendar Apr 13, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

In this beginner class, we learn the basic techniques of cutting, grinding, foiling and assembling this beautiful 3D stained glass hanging star. There is a $10 material fee (cash only) payable to the instructor at the first class.

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Brush & Pallet - Mason Jar Welcome


with Carolyn Mitchell

Calendar Apr 18, 2020 at 1 pm

This 12x16” welcome sign has an attached mason jar great for flowers, battery powered lights or anything else you can think of. Boards look beautiful distressed in a color to match your décor. Learn how to distress, stencil and attach your Mason jar and chain to hang. MATERIAL FEE PAYABLE TO INSTRUCTOR THE NIGHT OF THE CLASS $25. Held at Brush & Pallet, 21 Burlington Rd, Harwinton.

Karen Rossi Mermaid Sun Catcher Fanciful Flights - R7 Winsted


with Karen Rossi

Calendar Apr 19, 2020 at 1 pm


Enjoy painting, rubberstamping and adding stickers and dangles to Karen's newest laser cut mermaid shapes. Adding wire and glass beads, they will sparkle in the sun! $25

All Classes Held:  SUNDAYS 1:00 to 4:00pm at Karen Rossi Studios, 60 Estey Rd., Norfolk, CT Visit the Karen Rossi Studios workshop pages to see pictures of any of these projects Registration fee is $25 for each class. There is a separate material fee of $15 due in class payable to the instructor.


April Watercolors! Spring Blue, Pink, Yellow - Woodbury


with Shawna Lee Kwashnak

Calendar Apr 20, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This beginner class teaches watercolor techniques to paint flowers. The course includes color mixing, brush strokes and shading.  Students will complete a finished floral painting. Supplies to bring: Mixed media or watercolor paper, assortment of brushes, watercolors, and paper towels. There is a material fee of $2 payable (cash only)  to the instructor on the night of class.

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Beginner Stained Glass - Torrington


with Sarah Segovia

Calendar Apr 21, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Students will learn the basic techniques of stained glass: cutting, grinding, foiling, and soldering.  Participants will create a sun catcher and a second project of their choice to take home. There is a $10 material fee (cash only) for the project payable to the instructor on the first evening of class. Students will need to bring their own materials for the second project of their choice.

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The Decorated Uncial Alphabet: Calligraphy - R7 Winsted


with Kathleen Borkowski

Calendar Apr 21, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

The calligraphy style, uncial, is perfect to convey friendly greetings.  Learn this basic alphabet and how to paint it to make it look festive and fun. Instructor will email students with a supply list prior to the first class. There is a $20 material fee if you wish to purchase supplies directly from the instructor.  HELD AT WHITING MILLS, 210 HOLABIRD AVENUE, SUITE 508, WINSTED.

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