To sign up for classes please email the Buffalo River Artisans Cooperative at

 KIDZ ART SESSIONS 10.00 per class  Materials provided

  These are 4 weeks of 1 1/2 hour long classes.  We will start with simple pencil drawing in guided activities and progress through visual artistry techniques.  We will use the pencil to draw landscapes, then protraits, and then we will explore using colored pencil, water color,  and acrylic paint .

These classes begin  February 9th 2018 at 3:30pm until 5:00 and run for 4 consecutive weeks.  They will be appropriate for 10 year olds and up who are beginners and interested in gaining skills to further their art explorations.


FALL IN LOVE WITH FIBER ARTS ON FRIDAYS  15.00 per class 1:00pm to 3:00pm All Materials provided

These classes will be exploring Fiber Arts.  They are for 16 year olds and up.   We   will follow the following schedule:

February 2:  Kumihimo Braiding

   Kumihimo Braiding is a Japanese multistrand braiding technique that can be used to create intricate cords that can be used for jewelry, clothing accessories and much more.

February 9:   Needle Felting

      We will explore the art of needle felting.  We will "paint with fibers" on a flat piece to introduce the techniques of needle felting.

February 16:  Neddle Felting in 3 dimentions.

     We will learn the art of needle felting in 3 dimentions as we create our own little felted critter.

February 23:  Weaving a belt

    Using the portable and affordable cardweaving we will learn how to weave narrow straps, belts, and etc.  This ancient craft was once done by everyone!  Learn the history and how to design and weave a colorful band for your own.

INTRODUCTION TO WEAVING                            $35.00     3.5 hrs

Are you interested in weaving?  This is the class for you.  It is just what it says- an introduction.  When you sign up for the class you will pick a favorite color and then I will warp a large loom for you and you then come in and in conversational style you will learn about the weaving process while creating your own scarf to take home and wear with your favorite outfits.

BEGINNING WEAVING                                         $75.00    7 hrs

This class is more involved and for the person who wants to learn more about weaving.  You will pick a project-a scarf or rag rug and then learn to calculate for the amount of yarn you will need, then you will measure it off and put it on the loom.   Then you will weave it off and take it home.  Weaving is a facinating craft and this will get you started on exploring the world of textiles.   THERE IS A $10.00 MATERIALS FEE.

A BIT OF A THRILL IS TWILL                               $75.00  7 hrs

Twill is a more advanced weave structure with a wide range of applications for the weaver.  This class is a good advanced beginner class.  The student will go through the steps to plan a set of twill hand towels.  Then measure and dress the loom with the cotton yarn in a color of their choice.  The student then will weave off the set of towels and take them home at the end of class.  THERE IS A $10.00 MATERIALS FEE.

CARDWEAVING                                                                                          $25.00  3 hrs

Cardweaving is a fun and easy weaving technique that uses little equipment, is portable, and easy to learn.  This ancient weaving method can produce colorful, and sturdy belts, sashes, and ties that can be used to accessorize any wardrobe and amaze your friends!  All materials and equipment are provided. 

INTRODUCTION TO FELTING                                                     $35.00 3 hrs

Introduction to felting will take the beginner through the fascinating process of turning wool fibers into beautiful felt.  Simple water and soap will turn prepared wool into a beautiful pair of mittens.  All Materials Provided. 


 HOW TO SPIN A YARN                                          $ 35.00   3.5 hrs 

This is a beginning spinning class.  The student will learn the basics of using a spinning wheel to make yarn with different natural fibers.



 Beginning OIL PAINTING                                                                5 hours  $35.00

We are offering another Sue Franks Painting Class July 12, 2014  Sign up by July 10. These classes are great- she provides all the materials and walks you through creating a painting and you take it home that day!  The class begins at 9:00am runs to 2:00pm  All materials provided by instructor.