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  • *NEW* Macramé Feather

    Macramé has made a comeback. This beginner design will have you creating a wall hanging of macramé feathers and curly willow branches. Design one wall hanging with a large feather (measuring approximately 12 inches). Multiple color options and blended color feathers are optional. Participants take home instructions so you can make more later. Once you learn the basic techniques you can easily create macramé feathers for wall hangings and other designs presented in class.
  • *NEW* Barn Quilt

    Come join The Blue Fox in creating a beautiful barn quilt pattern on a 14"x 14" reclaimed wood pallet. Locally sourced by craftsman and farmer, Josh Reinitz of East Henderson Farm, each pallet has a unique quality. Note that the wood is truly reclaimed, meaning each pallet will be completely individual and will have flaws, such as nail holes and small dings. The wood has been carefully selected, pre-sanded and assembled. At the start of class you will choose your design. Designs include: Pinwheel, Flag, Faded Star, Friendship Star, Marigold, Hidden Cross, Blue Cross and Tulips. Some designs are better suited for beginners and some are more advanced.
  • *NEW* Custom Engraved Beverage Carrier & Grill Cleaner

    Looking for something for your next family picnic or tailgating event? How about a custom engraved beverage carrier and grill cleaner that you made yourself? Learn some woodworking basics while you assemble your new personalized treasures complete with the engraved message of your choice. Cost includes supplies and gift card to purchase your first beverage.
  • *NEW* Easy Oil Painting Using the Bob Ross Method: Spectacular (Ages 12+)

    Don’t think of yourself as an artist? Our Bob Ross style trained instructor will lead you through instruction to create your own work of art. This class will demonstrate how easy and fun working with oil paints can be. Bob Ross, is enjoying a pop culture revival. His big hair, cheerful, calm, and encouraging personality inspired generations of people to take up painting in the 80's and 90's. All materials provided to create a 16 X 20 canvas masterpiece ready to frame for display at home. Frames will be available for purchase at class if you are interested from instructor.
  • *NEW* Easy Oil Painting Using the Bob Ross Method: Sunflowers (Ages 12+)

    Don’t think of yourself as an artist? Our Bob Ross style trained instructor will lead you through instruction to create your own work of art. This class will demonstrate how easy and fun working with oil paints can be. Bob Ross, is enjoying a pop culture revival. His big hair, cheerful, calm, and encouraging personality inspired generations of people to take up painting in the 80's and 90's. All materials provided to create a 16 X 20 canvas masterpiece ready to frame for display at home. Frames will be available for purchase at class if you are interested from instructor.
  • *NEW* Hello Spring Decor

    Craft a door decoration to welcome spring. A 12 inch diameter, wooden circle will be used for the craft. Crafter will paint on “Hello Spring” using a stencil. Board will be painted prior to class and additional staining may be added during the class. Decorative ribbon provided. Price includes appetizers. Beverages on your own.
  • *NEW* Let it Snow Decor

    Craft a door decoration or wall decoration for winter. A 12 inch diameter, wooden circle will be used for the craft. Crafter will paint on “Let it Snow” using a stencil and can add snowflakes to add more detail to the prestained circle. Decorative ribbon provided. Price includes appetizers. Beverage(s) on your own.
  • *NEW* Mala Necklace

    A Mala Necklace is used for reflection, yoga practice, or as part of your fashionable style. They can be worn by anyone who wants a more mindful and peaceful life. If you have seen those super trendy long tassel necklaces, you may know what we are talking about. Supplies include all-natural stone and gemstone beads and silk thread for knotting and tassel. Class will feature the history and significance of the necklace, teach knotting between stones (which is a transferable skill for knotting pearls or beads for other jewelry pieces), and you get to wear your creation at the end or give it to someone as a special gift.
  • *NEW* Minnesota Night Sky

    Get creative with The Blue Fox. We'll help you relax while you create your happy place where it's peaceful and quiet. Learn to paint a beautiful moonlit lake scene, tall pine trees, cattails, and a loon on a 12" x 16" stretched canvas. As always, we like to encourage creativity, so feel free to make your own unique additions. No experience necessary.
  • *NEW* Soap Making: The Cold Process Method

    Discover how you can make homemade soap with a simple recipe. Most ingredients can be found at your local grocery store. Learn the basic method behind making cold-processed soap with a step-by-step demonstration and then scent and color your own raw soap to take home. Each participant will take home three bars of soap.
  • *NEW* Sofa Snack Table

    Come learn the basics of woodworking while making a sofa snack table. We’ll teach you how to use the tools and have some fun doing it. Table assembly will be complete, stain and varnish will be on your own. Cost includes supplies
  • Etched Glasses

    Etched glasses make a great gift. Consider for a wedding, Mother's Day, or Father's Day to just name a few. Come for a night of fun to etch with a sandblaster two glasses (stemless wine, beer mug, or handled mason jar). There will be several designs to choose from including monogram, hearts, "Bride, Groom", leaf, deer, feather, arrow and sun designs, or contact Community Education if you have an alternative design request as some may be possible. Class is set with staggered start times to help minimize wait times at the sandblaster. Listed class end times are approximate.
  • Palette Up! Alcohol Ink Painting Workshop

    Experiment with alcohol inks on Yupo paper. The non-absorbent nature of Yupo means it will not buckle, no matter how much water you put on it, and it makes colors more vibrant and brilliant than on standard papers as all the color sits on the surface. Alcohol inks are pigment intense and vibrant, free flowing, and filled with an energy all their own. Leave with the knowledge of a new technique that you can then take home and expand your inner artist.
  • Pet Portrait Painting

    Share an unforgettable afternoon of art with friends, family, and new acquaintances painting a portrait of your special furry friend. Our artist, Lisa, will prepare an 11 X 14 canvas with a sketch of your friend and provide a color palette of acrylic paints and brushes so you can finish your one-of-a-kind masterpiece. Email a quality photo of your pet (one pet per participant) to nwmpls@kidzart.com at least four days prior to the class.
  • Sip & String Easter Crafting: String Art

    Enjoy a day of crafting by making a string art project for Easter. Your pre-cut board will have a template of your choice provided to get you started. The first step will be hammering the nails then using a zig zag pattern wrapping the nails with various colors your image will reveal itself. Go home with your completed project to display at home or work or to share as a gift. Image Options: Bunny Sideview, Bunny Rearview, Easter Egg
  • Wood Lathe Turning: Bowls, Platters or Vases

    Transform wood into useful art and create the project of your choice. Experience the thrill of wood turning by learning the basic principles of safety, tool types, cutting techniques, and tool sharpening. Explore face plate and chuck techniques to mount wood to the lathe and general lathe operation. The focus will be on safety and FUN. Please bring safety glasses. Do not wear loose clothing or jewelry. Long hair must be tied back or confined in a hat. If you are bothered by dust please bring a mask. Pre-made blocks will be available to purchase from instructor at first class (approx. $5), or bring a blank approx. 8” square and 6" thick; the blank should not be pressure treated or cedar, hardwood preferred. Previous participants can add to their skills in these classes. Can register as a team. Team works together on a project. Participants as young as 12 are welcome with an adult.