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To sign up for classes please email the Buffalo River Artisans Cooperative at buffaloriverartisans@gmail.com

 KIDZ ART SESSIONS $7.00 per class  Materials provided

  These are 8 weeks of 1 1/2 hour long classes.  This multi media class is a fun introduction to several art forms.  Each week we will be doing a new activity.  We will have a guest artist or two as well so come out and enjoy being creative!

These classes begin  Wednesday June 6, 2018 at 3:00pm until 4:30 and run for 8 consecutive weeks.  They will be appropriate for 8 year olds and up who are beginners and interested in being creative and widening 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 15 year olds and up.   The aim of these classes is to introduce you to Fiber Arts!  We will be weaving, felting, braiding, dying, and embroidery. Every Friday in June and July we will be exploring with fibers!  Bring  a friend and travel down a new avenue of creative fun!

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  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.

Have a creative Birthday Bash At the Buffalo River Artisans Cooperative!   Bring your party to the Buffalo River Artisans!  Have a Birthday full of fun!  Have a group Paint-A-Long where we all paint the same picture in our own style!  Never painted before- not to worry!  Everyone can enjoy the creative process and can paint their masterpiece with the guidance of the teacher. Or you can make a basket, or enjoy building something by hand with clay that dries in the air without being baked!  Many possibilities available for your party!