Holiday Workshops

PRINTED MIXED MEDIA HOLIDAY CARD

Amanda Rouse

In this half-day workshop, make holiday greeting cards using printmaking, stamping, stenciling and transfer techniques. Use water-based inks and fine art paper to make one-of-a-kind cards to send to friends and family. This workshop is an excellent introduction to printmaking and after the class you will be able to make cards anytime at home. Materials list provided upon registration.

$55 Bravo member / $63 non-member + $7 Materials fee

Saturday, December 5 9am – 1pm

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COPPER OR BRASS HOLIDAY ORNAMENT

Sharon K Novak

Stars, trees, bells, birds, angels, oh my!  These are just a few possibilities for the holiday ornament you’ll make in this workshop out of .010 thin-gauge copper or brass sheet and thin gauges of wire. Learn to cut, texture and form metal dimensionally using basic metalsmithing tools and techniques. Use a vise or pliers to twist, coil, spiral, or attach wires to your holiday form, incorporating colorful beads for visual detail. Forge 20 gauge brass wire, spiral it, add colorful glass beads, bend it into a decorative hook and your ornament is ready to hang! All materials are provided.

$68 Bravo member / $78 non-member + $14 Materials Fee

Sunday, November 29 10am – 3pm

Friday, December 11 10am – 3pm

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ORIENTAL BRUSH PAINTED HOLIDAY CARDS

Rosemary KimBal

Does the simple elegance of Zen Brush Painting in the Asian Manner resonate with you? Would you prefer that your holiday greeting cards reflect your aesthetic? With a few simple brush strokes, create a message of warmth and cheer that is easily duplicated to produce cards for your entire holiday card list. Receiving an original work of art on a hand crafted card will bring joy to your friends and family this season.

$29 member / $33 non-member + $5 Materials fee

Tuesday, December 1 1 – 3pm

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SUCCULENT WREATH

Nicole Calhoun

Learn about the care and propagation of succulents as you create your own living wreath. This unique piece of living art makes a gorgeous centerpiece for holiday gatherings. Hang it outside year-round to celebrate all seasons. Learn to care for these drought tolerant beauties and bring a joyful burst of color to your home and garden.

$29 Bravo member / $33 non-member + $48 Material fee

Saturday, September 19 5 – 7pm

Monday, November 16 10am – 12pm

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MENORAH PAINTED TRAY: REPLACE THE TIN FOIL

Lauren Becker Downey

Used for generations to capture dripping wax, it’s time to free yourself from the binds of aluminum foil. Using special paint, design and paint colorful symbolic imagery on a glass tray on which to place your Menorah. Ideas of imagery, patterns, borders and color will be provided. This Chanukah, celebrate your creativity and the Festival of Lights.

$42 Bravo member / $48 non-member + $20 Materials fee

Saturday, November 14 5 – 8pm

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RUSTIC HOLIDAY GIFT WRAP

Lauren Becker Downey

Personalize your holiday gift giving as you wrap gifts in paper that you print yourself. Using acrylic paint, ink and a variety of stamping techniques, create one-of-a-kind, gorgeous gift wrap or gift bags. Learn about step and repeat, pattern and design. Cut images such as trees, stars, snowmen, etc into erasers, potatoes or sponges to produce your stamps, or use leaves and flower petals for printing onto Kraft paper.

$29 Bravo member / $33 non-member + $7 Materials fee

Thursday, November 19 6:30 – 8:30pm

Sunday, December 13 4 – 6pm

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CHALLAH OR MATZAH COVER

Lauren Becker Downey

Create a personalized and hand decorated challah or matzah cover that will be cherished for generations to come. On a square of cloth, embroider, applique, paint or otherwise embellish with thread, rickrack, ribbon, fabric or buttons to create this one-of-a-kind colorful statement. This will be the festive touch to complete your Shabbat or holiday table or to give as a hostess gift.

$42 Bravo member / $48 non-member + $20 Materials fee

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