smARTStudio pARTies

smARTStudio pARTies are private workshops and wonderful ways to learn something new, celebrate a special occasion, get together, and get smART! Each workshop focuses on exploring art media and processes while introducing basic techniques, no prior experience is necessary. Schedule a creative gathering for small or large groups at a venue of your choosing.

Below is a menu of current pARTy workshop offerings. If you have an interest in an art process or technique that is not listed, contact Jennifer Davis to custom design a smARTStudio pARTy.

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Shibori FUNdamentals

{an introduction to indigo dyeing}  Learn the history of shibori dyeing techniques and processes, participate in preparing an indigo vat, and explore a variety of ways to wrap, twist, and block fabric to create a variety patterns. Participants will create a one-of-a-kind shibori dyed fabric scarf.

$45 each participant includes all supplies and materials. Minimum of 4 participants.

 
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Creative Clay

{an introduction to hand building} Get your hands dirty while learning techniques to create ceramic pottery. Participants will form hand built clay vessels and add surface decoration using underglaze. 

$125 each participant includes all supplies, materials, firing fees.

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Pop Culture Portrait Painting

{an introduction to photo transfer onto canvas}  Paint a portrait of your favorite pop culture super star on canvas. As a participant, you will learn the process of photo transferring onto canvas and acrylic painting FUNdamentals.

$45 each participant includes all supplies and materials. Minimum of 4 participants.

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Pet Portrait Painting

{an introduction to photo transfer onto canvas}  Paint a portrait of your favorite furry (or feathery or scaly) friend on canvas. As a participant, you will learn the process of photo transferring onto canvas and acrylic painting FUNdamentals.

$45 each participant includes all supplies and materials. Minimum of 4 participants.

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Macrame FUNdamentals

{an introduction to macrame}  Learn the learn macrame techniques and explore a variety of ways to knot cord to create a variety patterns. Participants will create a one-of-a-kind macrame wall hanging or hanging plant holder.

$45 each participant includes all supplies and materials. Minimum of 4 participants.

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Block (Printing) pARTy

{an introduction to printmaking} Explore block printing processes and techniques. Participants will create one of a kind images and repeated motifs on notecards, t-shirts, and/or tote bags.

$45 each participant includes all supplies and materials. Minimum of 4 participants.

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Weaving FUNdamentals

{an introduction to fiber art} Explore weaving processes and techniques. As a participant, you will learn to create patterns with woven fibers and fabrics. Leave with a reusable loom and take home instructions to extend skills.

$55 each participant includes all supplies and materials. Minimum of 4 participants.

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Batik FUNdamentals

{an introduction to resist dyeing} Learn batik processes and techniques. Participants will create a crayon wax batik on muslin. Each piece can be used for a wall hanging, scarf, table top decor, pillows, the possibilities are endless!

$45 each participant includes all supplies and materials. Minimum of 4 participants.

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Resin Pendants

{an introduction to resin and wire wrapping} Create unique resin adornments. Learn the basics of working with resin while exploring wire wrapping techniques. This workshop will provide participants with the opportunity to preserve mementos, dried flowers, beloved pet fur, among others.

$65 each participant includes all supplies and materials. Minimum of 4 participants.