classes/events

More classes are always being added- keep an eye out here & on our facebook page!

Email us at artisans.exchange@gmail.com to register for classes.  Or send us a message on FB.

Private Crafting Nights Available
Cost determined by project chosen
Instructor: the artisans exchange staff of professional crafters
Contact us to schedule your group for:
Bridal Shower/Bachelorette Party
Girls Night Out
Fundraisers
Birthday Parties
et al
e-mail to request more info

 

Paint Night – Owl on a Tree
Friday September 13, 6:30-8:30pm
Cost: $35
Instructor: The Pedigree Artist – Christine Winship
Create your own beautiful canvas work of art with the guidance of instructor Christine Winship, The Pedigree Artist.  For this Paint Night, Christine will guide you in creating an owl sitting in a tree.

Kids Paint Party – Mermaid
Saturday September 14, 1-2pm
Cost: $25
Instructor: Carissa Campbell
Kids ages 6 and up will follow the directions of the instructor and create their own mermaid painting on canvas.
An adult must stay on site during class.

Introduction to Mandala Art
Sunday, September 15, 12:30-3:00
Cost: $40
Instructor: Kathryn Costa
Give yourself an afternoon of relaxation and play. Immerse yourself in beauty, color and form in a practice that fosters mindfulness and awakens your creativity. The mandala is a circular art form that anyone can learn how to draw. This workshop includes a centering meditation, simple step-by-step instructions, and plenty of time create something uniquely yours. Creating beautiful mandalas like the ones pictured above is easier than you may think. Beginners encouraged to sign up.
No art experience needed. All tools and supplies provided.

Sew Your Own Circle Skirt
Tuesday September 17, 7-9pm
Cost: $35
Instructor: Emily of Baby Mates
Learn to sew your own circle skirt.
You will need to bring fabric, matching all purpose thread, and an 8″ zipper or 3/4″ wide, no-roll elastic.
Please, if you have them, also bring sewing scissors, sewing machine, pins and a zipper foot for your machine.  If you need to borrow a machine we have a limited number available.  Please let us know when you sign up if you will need to borrow a machine.
If you would like to make a short and flirty skirt please bring 1.5 yards of fabric.
If you would like to make a knee length twirly skirt please bring 2 yards of 45″ wide fabric or 1.5 yards of 58″ wide fabric.
If you would like to make a long flowing circle skirt please bring 2.5 yards of 45″ wide fabric or 2 yards or 58″ wide fabric.
***Consider the movement and texture of your fabric.  If this is your first time sewing, choose a fabric that is not too stretchy or slippery.  Cottons, jersey, denim or brocades work great! For this project, skip fabric that have a lot of “threads” hanging.  Fabric that do not fray keep the tears away.

Beginner Needlefelting – Pumpkins
Thursday September 18, 6:30-8:30pm
Cost: $35
Instructor: Peggy Bourgeois
Just in time for fall, come and learn how to needlefelt a pumpkin with the amazing Peggy Bourgeois.  Bring your own tools, share ours, or purchase a kit from us for an additional $10.  This class is perfect for beginners.

Angelic Guidance – Private 1/2 Hour Sessions
Thursday September 19, 10:00am – 1:00pm
Cost: $75
Instructor: Teresa Baker-Opland
Angels surround us at all times. They have infinite compassion for humanity and want only to love, protect and care for us. These angelic beings are among some of the highest energetic vibration and always come bearing encouragement and positive affirmations for whatever challenges you face. The lessons the angels provide cover all aspects of human life, but center on spiritual advice and positive guidance.

With Spirit Medium Teresa Baker-Opland
Intuitive Medium
Angel Messenger Practitioner
Infinite Possibilities Trainer – Coaching in Manifestation and the Law of Attraction
Master Level Usui Reiki
Master Level Holy Fire Karuna Reiki
Registered Yoga Alliance Teacher – 200 hr
Teresa Baker-Opland is a healer, intuitive, and compassionate person who understands what it means to live a life of service. As a proud, active member of our military, Teresa believes in bringing the core values of integrity, service-before-self and honor into all that she does. She has dedicated many years to training as a healer and intuitive, having studied with some of the best and well-known mediums of our time.
After having experienced a life changing loss, Teresa came to an awareness of the powerful presence that angels and those is Spirit have in our lives. She shares her knowledge and connection to help you experience more love and healing in your own life.
“Awaken the Divinity Within”

Solar Plexus Chakra Art Workshop
Thursday September 19, 6:30-8:30pm
Cost: $40
Instructors: Kathryn Costa
The energy of the solar plexus feels empowering. In this solar plexus chakra workshop you’ll tap into your inner strength, courage, and power. The meditation and art making will support you in gaining clarity, insight, and confidence. What are you ready to say, “yes!” to? Let’s create art that supports your intentions.
Chakras are energy centers in the body where energy is stored, regulated, and distributed. There are seven main chakras that run along the spine and each chakra has a specific tone and quality that impacts our mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being.
In this workshop you’ll:
***Let go of the stress, to do lists, and busy schedule in a relaxing meditation.
***Discover at a glance how your solar plexus chakra is affecting your body, mind, and spirit.
***Quickly and easily draw the solar plexus chakra mandala using a stencil.
***Add color, patterns, and uplifting words to create your solar plexus chakra art.
***Limited Spaces
***No art experience needed. Beginners welcome
***The solar plexus chakra is a great starting point to learning the chakras.

Book Signing with Gail Parker and ONEHOPE Wine Tasting
Saturday September 21, 12:30-1:30pm
Cost: FREE
Come meet the author of Secrets of a Diabetic.  This book is only for those ready to live their best life.  Are you living your best life?  Do you dislike working out?  Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired? Are you tired of trying different trendy diets and still not losing weight or feeling better?   Losing weight, feeling energized, and defying health concerns is less complicated and easier than you think.  Find out how in my book Secrets of a Diabetic – A Natural Approach to Great Health.  This book it will give you my secrets of reversing diabetes and other health concerns naturally.  Even if you do not have health concerns, it will help you to gain energy, stop emotional eating and cravings, discover how to better manage stress, get physically fit without spending hours at a gym or buying expensive equipment, and stop wasting money on supplements or useless foods.  We don’t have a sickness problem we have a health problem and it’s time to start doing something about it NOW

Continuing Needlefelting – Bear Ornament
Thursday September 25, 6:30-8:30pm
Cost: $35
Instructor: Peggy Bourgeois
This class is for those who have taken a needlefelting class before and would like to learn more skills.

Zentangle: Tangling in Black and White
Thursday September 26, 6:30-8:30pm
Cost: $40
Instructor: Emily Classon
Let’s explore a variety of patterns, or tangles, in both black and white and embrace the philosophy of no mistakes. We’ll play with simple lines and shapes inspired by the Zentangle Method.

Alcohol Ink Silk Scarves
Friday October 11, 6:30-8:30pm
Cost: $45
Instructor: Liz Jegasothy of LKJ InkArt
Create a wearable work of art in this class, where you will learn to decorate a silk scarf with an alcohol ink garden.  A great next step for those who have taken an alcohol ink class before.

Expressive Art For the Soul – Art and Music Healing Workshop
Friday October 18, 6:30-9:00pm
Cost: $40
Instructor: Sandy Sereno
In this workshop students will paint in Acrylic Mixed-Media on large canvases.  The instructor will be doing a guided meditation to tap into our subconscious mind to remember the stories of our inner child. After meditation we will participate in dancing to Spirit to cleanse and clear memories that no longer serve us.  Through the painting process students will discover their unique style of artistic expression.
In this course the students will experience playfulness, joy, laughter, and a sense of freedom in our Spirit so we can Soar like the Eagles.  This class will be conducted in a relaxed, nurturing, playful atmosphere that will inspire healing and bring more LOVE to our HEARTS and SPIRIT.
All levels of students may attend this workshop.  Students will learn a variety of techniques such as color theory, light & dark value contrast, dipping, splattering, mark making, stamping, drawing and other fun, playful uses of acrylic paints in a mixed-media format.

Alcohol Ink Faux Stained Glass
Tuesday October 22, 6:30-8:30pm
Cost: $45
Instructor: Liz Jegasothy of LKJ InkArt
Details Coming Soon.

**We reserve the right to cancel/postpone any class if it is under-enrolled.**