Classes

To sign up for any of our classes or workshops, please call the Shoppe at 815-905-3068 and reserve your spot. If we aren’t available – please leave a detailed message on our voice mail (don’t forget to leave us your phone number!) and you will receive a return call within 24-48 hours to confirm your place!

Welcome to our FEBRUARY 2019 CALENDAR!!

February 2019

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FLOWER DRESS FORM on CANVAS DAYTIME CLASS MONDAY, 2/18/2019 AT 11AM TO 1PM.  $40  

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FLOWER DRESS FORM on CANVAS EVENING CLASS TUESDAY, 2/19/2019 AT 6:30PM TO 8:30PM.  $40  

Did I mention that I am ready for SPRING, already? Join us tonight as we take a 10″ x 20″ canvas and make this charming and sweet floral “gown” on a dress form. Get lost in the beauty of flowers and Spring with us this evening. You will love how sweet this piece is!  $40 workshop fee, includes all supplies and instructions. Call 815-905-3068 to register!


headerWOMEN WARRIORS ART JOURNALING GROUP – Monday, 2/25/2019 from 6:30PM to 8:30PM  $20

This year, let us inspire – Women Warrior Style! Join us on the 2nd and/or 4th MONDAYS of the month (or whenever you can) for our new “Women Warriors Art Journaling Group”. At each session, you will be presented with a “Women Warriors Journaling Packet” of images, words, quotes and ideas to create an awesome Art Journaling page (or a few pages) in the theme of strong, powerful women. *BRING YOUR OWN ART JOURNAL TO CLASSES – SIZE 7″x10″ OR 9″x12″*. (I would recommend the CANSON XL MIXED MEDIA SPIRAL JOURNAL – You can purchase it at Michaels or Walmart.) All other materials will be provided during each class. $20 workshop fee, includes all supplies and instructions*. Call 815-905-3068 to register!


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QUEENS CROWN CLASS – Wednesday, 2/27/2019 from 6:30PM to 8:30PM  $35

A few weeks ago, after going through a particularly difficult time, a dear friend of mine sent me this quote with an image of a crown. I immediately knew that we had to offer this as a class in the shoppe – because I am certain I am not the only person who needs to be reminded of this. Join us as we take this perfect sentiment and turn it into something dear for us all to remember day to day. I know you will just love this class. $35 workshop fee, includes all supplies and instructions*. Call 815-905-3068 to register!


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“THROW KINDNESS AROUND” on CANVAS – Thursday, 2/28/2019 from 6:30PM to 8:30PM  $35

I created a similar canvas to this for my teenage daughters room a few years ago. It has remained a constant reminder to her to live her life being kind . . . and I know you will love the simplicity of the message (and fun of the project!) Spend a night doing something different – grab a few friends and make some art with us! Finished project is on a 12″x16″ canvas.  $35 workshop fee, includes all supplies and instructions. Call 815-905-3068 to register!

Welcome to our MARCH 2019 CALENDAR!!

March 2019

 

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MOM & ME – Pot O’Gold: Saturday, 3/2/2019 at 10AM to 11AM  $25 per child 

Join us for our Monthly Mom & Me Class!! This month, Mom and a little one (ages 5 and up) will work together on ONE 10″ x 10″ canvas of a Rainbow with a Pot of Gold at the end! See how fun it is to create our rainbows with WASHI TAPE!! (Oh, how I love washi tape!) Class is one hour long – and is just enough time to come in, create something fun, and head on home. (But the idea, materials and clean up is handled by us!) YAY!! $25 workshop fee, includes all supplies and instructions, PER CHILD. Call 815-905-3068 to register!


PEACOCK COLLAGE on CANVAS – SATURDAY, 3/9/2019 at 10AM to 12:30PM  $40  

Last year we created a Flamingo (affectionately named LOLA) with this very same technique, and since then – I could NOT WAIT to make a Peacock (futhermore referred to as PATTY)! Yes, I am obsessed with papers and patterned paper and textures, and taking something as ordinary as a small piece of scrap paper, and turning it into something absolutely amazing. Learn about the fine art of “collaging”, as we take a small stack of pink papers and turn them into Patty. This project is done on a 10″x20″ canvas. And trust me, you will LOVE it!  (I mean . . . friends . . . I AM SORRY . . . but she is awesome!) $40 workshop fee, includes all supplies and instructions. Call 815-905-3068 to register!


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CARDINAL on BIRDHOUSE – THURSDAY, 3/7/2019 at 6:30PM to 8:30PM  $35  

After having to cancel this for weathear issues in January (I mean . . . really? Polar Vortex??!) we are TRYING our best to have this class this night in March!! Cardinals mean even more to me right now in life (as I am sure they do for all of us). Join us in the shoppe this night as we take a whimsical turn of making our favorite feathered friend and create this charming art piece, done on a 12″x12″ canvas. You can select a different background color and birdhouse paper for this one, if you’d like.  $35 workshop fee, includes all supplies and instructions. Call 815-905-3068 to register!


PEACOCK COLLAGE on CANVAS – SATURDAY, 3/9/2019 at 10AM to 12:30PM  $40  

Last year we created a Flamingo (affectionately named LOLA) with this very same technique, and since then – I could NOT WAIT to make a Peacock (futhermore referred to as PATTY)! Yes, I am obsessed with papers and patterned paper and textures, and taking something as ordinary as a small piece of scrap paper, and turning it into something absolutely amazing. Learn about the fine art of “collaging”, as we take a small stack of pink papers and turn them into Patty. This project is done on a 10″x20″ canvas. And trust me, you will LOVE it!  (I mean . . . friends . . . I AM SORRY . . . but she is awesome!) $40 workshop fee, includes all supplies and instructions. Call 815-905-3068 to register!


headerWOMEN WARRIORS ART JOURNALING GROUP – Monday, 3/11/2019 from 6:30PM to 8:30PM  $20

This year, let us inspire – Women Warrior Style! Join us on the 2nd and/or 4th MONDAYS of the month (or whenever you can) for our new “Women Warriors Art Journaling Group”. At each session, you will be presented with a “Women Warriors Journaling Packet” of images, words, quotes and ideas to create an awesome Art Journaling page (or a few pages) in the theme of strong, powerful women. *BRING YOUR OWN ART JOURNAL TO CLASSES – SIZE 7″x10″ OR 9″x12″*. (I would recommend the CANSON XL MIXED MEDIA SPIRAL JOURNAL – You can purchase it at Michaels or Walmart.) All other materials will be provided during each class. $20 workshop fee, includes all supplies and instructions*. Call 815-905-3068 to register!


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COFFEE WITH THE MASTERS – THURSDAY, 3/14/2019 from 6:30PM to 8:30PM  $30  

Inspired by my love of these two very awesome things (ART and COFFEE), join us tonight as we make this really wonderful 10″x10″ art masters coffee canvas! I will have a WHOLE BUNCH of great images of works of art that you can choose from (or, if you have a favorite, print it out in 5″x7″ size and bring it with you!) We are talking – Van Gogh, Monet, Toulouse-Lautrec, Seurat, Picasso . . . the sky is the limit!! This is really just a lovely little art piece to make you smile whenever you see it.  (I made a larger one for myself, personally, because I loved this idea so much! It is awesome!!) $30 workshop fee, includes all supplies and instructions. Call 815-905-3068 to register!


HAPPINESS IS HOMEMADE – SATURDAY, 3/16/2019 from 10AM to 12:30PM  $40  

(PROJECT PHOTO TO COME!! CHECK BACK SOON!!) We thought we should finally get around to making a KITCHEN Themed art piece . . . don’t you agree? and I just LOVE the way this one turned out. See how much fun it is take make your own kitchen inspired art piece (and personalize colors and items on your counter any way that you would like!) Join us for art and fun this Saturday morning in the shoppe (I may even bring DONUTS for us all to enjoy!) $40 workshop fee, includes all supplies and instructions. Call 815-905-3068 to register!


ABSTRACT: Words/Textures on Canvas – TUESDAY, 3/19/2019 from 6:30PM to 8:30PM  $40  

Friends, this piece was completely and totally therapeutic from the very start. I came across some really cool abstract work on pinterest the other day, and it spoke to me – along with a very strong desire to make a similar piece for myself. With a stack of papers, textures, words (I mean . . . a whole bunch of stuff . . . ) . . .

IMG_3691. . .  I took a 10″x20″ and tore, cut, ripped, and glued to create a waterfall of textures, colors and emotions. And the process was exhilarating.  It really was a wonderful way to release. If you have some releasing to do, I hope you will join us for this wonderful night of ARTing . . . in a completely different way. $40 workshop fee, includes all supplies and instructions. Call 815-905-3068 to register!


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SISTERHOOD & ART ALL DAY RETREAT – SATURDAY, 3/23/2019 from 9:30PM to 5PM  $175  

Oh, my friends, we have something SO REMARKABLE planned for our FIRST EVER “SISTERHOOD & ART” RETREAT here at Creative Wings Art Shoppe, that just typing this description has me beaming with excitement!! Join us for a full day of ART (three projects will be made), GIFTS (a “goodie bag” full of LOTS of awesome stuff), SELF LOVE (we will have a session of Guided Meditation and Energy Clearing done by our friend Amanda Clark Reed from White Light Project!), GIFTS (I mean, this “goodie bag” is GOOD!!), DELICIOUS FOOD (breakfast and lunch will be provided), GREAT COMPANY (did you know that Creativity is Contagious? Spend a day with us and a whole bunch of CREATIVES!!) and MORE! Offering an ALL DAY RETREAT has been a dream of mine, and I am so proud of the agenda and schedule for this one. $175 WORKSHOP FEE MUST BE PAID AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION. NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED FOR ANY CANCELLATIONS OR NO SHOWS. LIMITED SEATING IS AVAILABLE.  Call 815-905-3068 with ANY QUESTIONS, and to register for this amazing experience!

headerWOMEN WARRIORS ART JOURNALING GROUP – Monday, 3/25/2019 from 6:30PM to 8:30PM  $20

This year, let us inspire – Women Warrior Style! Join us on the 2nd and/or 4th MONDAYS of the month (or whenever you can) for our new “Women Warriors Art Journaling Group”. At each session, you will be presented with a “Women Warriors Journaling Packet” of images, words, quotes and ideas to create an awesome Art Journaling page (or a few pages) in the theme of strong, powerful women. *BRING YOUR OWN ART JOURNAL TO CLASSES – SIZE 7″x10″ OR 9″x12″*. (I would recommend the CANSON XL MIXED MEDIA SPIRAL JOURNAL – You can purchase it at Michaels or Walmart.) All other materials will be provided during each class. $20 workshop fee, includes all supplies and instructions*. Call 815-905-3068 to register!


MOVIE & ART NIGHT: HAIRSPRAY!! – Friday, 3/29/2019 from 6:30PM to 8:30PM  $35

(PROJECT PHOTO TO COME!! CHECK BACK SOON!!) How can we have been open for over 2 years . . . and NOT done a HAIRSPRAY Movie & Art Night yet? “GOOD MORNING BALTIMORE!!!” (Oh, friends, I am singing already!) Tonight join us for a super fun Hairspray project . . . full of glitter, hairspray, and HAIR!! (Oh, yeah!) And we will be watching the 2007 Movie version – with John Travlota, Queen Latifah ande Nikki Blonsky (personally – my favorite version!) Oh, we are going to have a blast tonight! $35 workshop fee, includes all supplies and instructions*. Call 815-905-3068 to register!


DANCING in the RAIN – Saturday, 3/30/2019 from 10AM to 12PM  $35

(PROJECT PHOTO TO COME!! CHECK BACK SOON!!) This has been a particularly rough winter for me . . . and with April (and April SHOWERS) around the corner, I could use to make some art that has me DANCING in the RAIN . . . instead of crying in it! Join us today for this whimsical take on doing just that . . . and get ready for those April showers! $35 workshop fee, includes all supplies and instructions*. Call 815-905-3068 to register!


OPEN ART NIGHT: KEEP AN EYE ON THE CALENDAR FOR MONTHLY OPEN ART NIGHTS!!! STARTING IN THE SPRING 2019  $10

Join us for our monthly Open Art Events!  Do you need a few hours of “me” time? Has it been months since you did something creative? Bring your own projects and supplies and spend some time in our shoppe away from the hustle and bustle of life. Join us during our Open Art Nights/Days! These Open Art times are just for YOU! If you need suggestions of things to work on – we will have kits and materials for sale to get you started! Give us a call just so we know to expect you! (We might close the shoppe early is no one attends, so please call if you would like to come!) $10. Call 815-905-3068 to reserve your space!