Encaustic Painting with Kari Westphal
Saturday, January 26, 10am-12pm, $100
We are delighted to be able to offer an opportunity to try encaustics! Paint with wax; melt a work of art! A unique opportunity to try this beautiful medium with the talented Kari Westphal. Join us and try something new.
Compass Collage with Marilyn Vancil
Sunday, January 27, 1pm-3pm
Create a Compass Collage to start the New Year with inspiration, focus and an awareness of your desires and inner stirrings as you embrace 2019. Marilyn will lead us through the process using the compass as a tool in personal discovery.
Watercolor Class with Sarah Simon of @TheMintGardener
Thursday, January 31, 6-8pm, $75
Join us as Sarah shares her appreciation and skills in how to paint a beautiful botanical piece that will be ready to frame by the end of the evening. Enjoy light refreshments and the inspiration of a plant-filled studio space here at Studio Life, while following Sarah’s design to create your own botanical artwork.
Introduction to Hand Lettering with Katie Young
Saturday, February 2, 11am-1pm, $65
Back by popular demand!! Come join in the fun and learn a new skill that you can continue to use and use. Katie is an excellent teacher and has proven (in past classes here) that she can improve anyone’s skill level - from beginner to more accomplished hand letterers!
Valentines Cookie Decorating with Johanna Knapp of @delicatelysweetconfections
Saturday, February 2, 3-5pm, $78
Come learn to decorate cookies from an expert! Whether you bake all the time or rarely ever, all levels of skill are welcome. Grab your mom, sister or bestie and join us for a creative and fun class!
Knitting 101 with Catherine Beard
Sunday, February 3, 12-2pm, $65
It is a cozy season for a cozy class! If you have wanted to learn to knit, this is a nice way to do it. Catherine will be leading us through the basics - come without skill or materials and leave with both!
Painting with Acrylics with @ColorbyFeliks
Sunday, February 3, 4pm-9pm $200
We are excited to be hosting a class here by ColorbyFeliks. If you have not found him on Instagram and seen his work, we highly recommend you check him out (@colorbyfeliks). This is a wonderful opportunity to take a class taught by him that includes some specialty brushes that you will get to take home to continue practicing your skills. All-levels welcome!
Embroidery with Olivia Montoya from @koezee
Thursday, February 7, 6-8:30pm, $60
This class is a perfect place for a beginner or for someone who wants to learn new stitches and tricks of embroidery. Olivia is a creative artist who has taken embroidery to the next level. She will teach the group how she designs, begins and finishes off her pieces and will leave you with new skills to complete your own in the future.
Happy-Hour Painted Peaks - An Acrylic Painting Class with Laura Burkhart
Wednesday, February 13, 6-8:30pm, $115
Come and spend some time learning from artist, designer and maker Laura Burkart. A local creative who was born and raised in Seattle will teach about painting our very own Olympic Mountains. This will be a lovely evening of learning from this talented and passionate artist and you will go home with your very own piece of artwork.
Creative Valentine Cocktails with Joshua Hadder
Thursday, February 14, 7pm-9pm, $80
Valentines Day Cocktail class! The theme of this class will be gin. We will be making three delicious cocktails with Joshua Hadder, a local cocktail connoisseur and talented instructor. Bring a date or come with friends and be ready to experience different varieties of gin and learn some tips on how to add these flavor profiles to your spirits at home. This night is not to be missed!
Arm Knitted Blankets - StudioLife Workshop
Friday, February 15, 12-2pm & 3-5pm $50
It’s a great time of year to learn how to make an awesome chunky and cozy blanket - all you need is thick lovely yarn and your arms! We supply the yarn and you supply the arms. Come learn how to make one in time to snuggle up for the cold weather. It will be fun for sure and you will go home with a wonderful blanket! We have had a lot of fun teaching this class and hope to see you there!
Come Chalk With Us - A Joint Chalk & Lettering Class
Saturday, February 16, 11am-1pm, $100
There are endless was to ways to use chalk art and lettering. We see it on Pinterest and Instagram in such creative ways. Wouldn't it be fun to have the ability and ideas to create your own? Come learn from TWO amazingly talented local artist, Julianne Deshayes (@somethingtochalkaboutjd) and Katie Bosseler (@chalkboss).
Macrame Plant Hangers - with @joyfulknotter
Sunday, February 24, 3-5pm, $50
Macrame is a wonderfully relaxing practice and a beautiful addition to a room. Jenna Lambdin, also known as the Joyful Knotter, will lead this workshop in how to create your own macrame plant hanger. It is a skill you can continue to use and develop after the workshop.. A very fun way to spend part of your Sunday afternoon!
Florals by Hand Book Tour - @allikdesign
Sunday, March 3, 9am-noon, 1-4pm $150
Alli Koch, author of the best selling book, How to Draw Modern Florals 101 and Florals By Hand , is coming to town as part of her nationwide book tour! Spend your afternoon hanging out with Alli herself as she teaches you how to draw flowers from her book plus added bonus material! This is will be a wonderful afternoon open to all levels. Alli will also have a Seattle local special guest and some awesome swag to take home from this class, plus refreshments will be served as usual…click through to learn more!
Macramé Wall Hanging with Jenna Lambdin (@Joyfulknotter)
Thursday, March 7, 6pm-8pm $75
Macramé has made a comeback! Join us for this fun and relaxing class with Jenna Lambdin as we learn the basics of how to make your very own wall hanging. What’s knot to love?! Grab a friend or date and make a night of it! We look forward to seeing you!
Introduction to the Ancient Art of Bonsai with Anthony Fajarillo
Saturday, March 9, 12pm-4pm $100
We have had several requests for a bonsai class and have finally found a very talented and knowledgeable instructor! Anthony Fajarillo will be joining us for the first time at StudioLife to teach the art and practice of bonsai. This is sure to be a class full of information for those who are interested in learning the art of bonsai and to have a wonderful live creation to take home. We are thrilled to add this to our list of classes and hope to see you there!
Beginner Brush Lettering with Kelly Klapstein (@KellyCreates)
Saturday, March 16, 1pm-4pm $125
We are pinching ourselves that we get to be on the 2019 tour schedule of Kelly Klapstein (@KellyCreates). She is a brush lettering genius and a lovely person to spend your afternoon learning from. Don’t delay signing up for this one as anticipate a sold out class as space is limited!! Hope to see you there!
Brush Lettering Level 2 with Kelly Klapstein (@KellyCreates)
Sunday, March 17, 1pm-4pm $125
For those of you who are fans of brush lettering AND Kelly Klapstein (@KellyCreates) have we got a treat for you! Kelly will be teaching a class for those who have some brush lettering experience and want to learns some new things. Kelly is a talented brush lettering artist and teacher and you will not regret setting time aside to learn from her while she is in Seattle for her 2019 class tour. We are thrilled! Space is limited. Hope to see you there!