Trish has over thirty years of experience teaching art to students of all ages. She teaches a wide variety of classes in many different media. Classes generally run from two to three hours at a cost of $28 to $48 depending on time and materials involved. Materials are included in the class fee unless noted. Class offerings for the month are listed below or you may schedule a class at your convenience as long as there are at least two participants. Laughing Heart Studio can comfortably accommodate up to four people. Private lessons and home parties are also available.
Use a variety of materials to create a simple project such as a garden stone, cigar box or picture frame. Adhesives, tools and techniques will be discussed as well as finishing techniques.
Spontaneous and colorful results can be achieved by applying alcohol inks to tile. No artistic skills are needed! Make 4 tiles to use as coasters or wall decoration. Consider hosting an in-home party!
Make whimsical art for your garden from recycled glass, plates, bowls, metal and more. This technique can be used to make garden flowers, towers or bird baths. Easy to assemble, you choose the project you will make.
Have your face cast and use the casting as a mold to create a paper mask.
Gentle "how to" guidance provided through simple exercises designed to boost your confidence and improve your drawing skills. Play with a variety of drawing materials including pencil, pen and ink, charcoal, markers and pastels to discover the medium you like the best.
You can make a print with anything from a potato to your own hand carved designs. Prints can be used for cards, book covers, collage and/or other pieces of art.
Cut and paste to create an art piece from your photos, magazines, calendars, wrapping paper, stickers, gemstones and more. Collage can be used to create a "vision board" or "soul collage" cards. These classes are also offered through Laughing Heart Studio.
Similar to the art of collage but three-dimensional using a combination of found objects for construction.
Learn some basic watercolor techniques including wet and dry brush, resist, salt pour and spatter.
The following classes are offered through the Longmont Recreation Center. Go to their website and click "online registration" or call (303) 651-8404 to register. Due to the current pandemic there are strict guidelines for social distancing and classes may be canceled. However, I have opened my outdoor studio for social distancing workshops. Limit 4 participants. Text (928)460-0032 or e-mail email@example.com if interested.
August art offerings through the Longmont Recreation Center.
Make a whimsical plate flower for your garden. Easy to assemble these flowers are made from recycled materials. They will add color to your garden all winter long. This technique can also be used to make garden totems, bird baths and towers.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 1
10 - 12 OR 2 - 4
Cost: $28 + $10 material fee payable to instructor
One of my very favorite classes to teach. No artistic skills required! Spontaneous and colorful results are achieved by applying alcohol inks to ceramic tile. Finishing techniques discussed. Make 4 tiles (4x4) to use as coasters or wall decoration.
Wednesday, August 5, 6:30-8:30pm
Cost: $28 + $5 material fee payable to instructor
Experience the "magic" of watercolor in this beginners workshop. You will learn basic techniques by painting a series of miniatures. We will experiment with wet and dry brush, resist, salt pour, spatter and more.
Wednesday August 12, 2 - 4:30
Cost: $34 + $5 material fee payable to instructor
MOSAIC DAY LONG
Using gemstones, tile, glass, buttons, beads, shells and stone; participants create a simple project of their choosing. Ideas include a garden stone, wall piece, picture frame or cigar box. Adhesives, tools and techniques will be discussed. After a lunch break we will finish your project with either grout or epoxy. Bring a bag lunch and prepare to spend a fun day with a master mosaic maker.
Saturday, August 15, 10 - 3
Cost: $54 plus $10 material fee payable to instructor at class
ONLY ONE SPACE AVAILABLE
Additional classes offered through Laughing Heart Studio.
E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or text (928)460-0032 and request a day and time you would like to meet.
I am excited to open my studio for summertime art workshops. Classes will be taught outdoors and limited to four students to keep safe social distancing recommendations. Masks are required when in close contact. Gloves provided on request. If you are feeling ready to venture out on one of these sizzling summer days, enlist a friend then send me a text or an e-mail to set up a time which fits in your schedule. Add $5.00 an hour to the price listed below for a private lesson. Please cancel if you are sick or have been exposed to someone that is.
ADVANCED ALCOHOL INKS
For those who have had previous experience working with alcohol inks. We will be using markers, brushes and stamping techniques for greater control over this "do what it wants" medium. During this workshop you will create a landscape, floral design and a pet portrait on 6x6 or 6x8 ceramic tile.
Cost: $32 + $8 material fee. 2 1/2 hours
BIRD HOUSES or FAIRY HOMES
Alter a wooden birdhouse by adding paint and embellishing with tile, stone, gemstones and/or natural objects. Fit for any special visitors to your garden.
Cost: $32 + $8 material fee. 2 1/2 hours
As a "seasoned" art educator, I have experience teaching most media so if there is something you are interested in learning, please ask.
Financially strapped? Inquire about time trading. Stay safe and cool out there!
For fun garden decor, shop my magical yard of mosaics and whimsical garden art.Text (928)460-0032 for a social distancing appointment and/or visit reddoorartsandmore.com now online!
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43 Placer Ave, Longmont, CO 80504