We have a great line up of classes below and we hope to see you at the shop soon!
Intro to the Ancient Art of Bonsai with Tony Fajarillo (@tonybonsaiko)
Saturday, November 9, 12-3pm, $100
Come learn about the history, art form and care of a bonsai tree. Tony is a passionate teacher of bonsai technique and care. He will lead you through the process of shaping your own bonsai tree to take home. This workshop is satisfying and fulfilling - join us!
Knitting 101 with Catherine Beard
Wednesday, November 13, 7-9pm, $65
Cozy season is setting in around Seattle and so it’s a good time to learn to knit with Catherine Beard! She will come with all the materials needed and you get to come and just learn from an expert. She can do it all in the world of knitting, but she will be teaching us a simple and beautiful scarf pattern to keep you warm through winter - or give you the skills to make them for gifts in the future.
Arm-Knitted Blankets - A StudioLife Workshop
Friday, November 15, 12-2pm, $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!
Floral Arranging with Carlee Donnelly (@rustedvaseco)
Wednesday, November 20, 7-9pm, $85
Come learn to make a beautiful and unique centerpiece for your holiday table! Carlee Donelly, designer and owner of Rusted Vase Floral Co. will be providing participants a window in to her world of flower design. We love her style, which is characterized by her view that flowers are most beautiful in their natural state - wild, unique and wandering. This is an excellent hands-on and educational workshop - you will enjoy it!
Holiday Sugar Cookie Decorating with @delicatelysweetconfections
Thursday, November 21, 10am-noon, $80
We are in for another treat (pun intended) with Johanna Knapp from @delicatelysweetconfections ! We will gather together to learn her tips and tricks to take your holiday cookie decorating to the next level. What could be a better way to spend a Thursday morning? Join us!
Purposeful Doodles: An Intro to Abstract Painting with Sarah C.B. Guthrie, MFA
Thursday, November 21, 7-9pm, $75
This is an excellent class that you will not want to miss. Dive into abstract painting inspired by artist Hilma af Klint, the Swedish abstract painter and mystic at the heart of this year's blockbuster show at the Guggenheim Museum of art in New York City. This class is led by Sarah C.B. Guthrie and no prior experience is necessary. Just an open mind and playful attitude…come and join us!
Introduction to Modern Block Printing with Tiffany Smith-Fleischman (@northwestmakes)
Friday, November 22, 6:30-9pm, $85
Join us for a fun evening of modern block printing. Tiffany is an excellent instructor and maker who will teach us the techniques involved in carving our own blocks and designs to create stationary and fabrics. It’s going to be a wonderful workshop!
Winter Wreath Making with Carlee Donnelly (@rustedvaseco)
Monday, December 2, 7-9pm, $85
Carlee Donnelly brings a beautiful and wild flair to everything she does. Join us as she leads us in making beautiful wreaths for the winter season ahead. You will learn to make something to suit your style from her techniques and seasonal greenery.
Holiday Snowmen with Wendy Carroll of @wendycreatedtocreate
Wednesday, December 4, 7-9pm, $60 ($55 if registering for more than one person)
Bring a friend of any age - mother/daughter, father/daughter, grandparent, friend - and come make three fun snowmen (each) with Wendy Carroll. They are a wintry decorative grouping or homemade gifts to give to friends.
Holiday Wreath Making with Deanna Kitchen (@twigandvine)
Thursday, December 5 , 1-3pm OR 6-8pm, $95
What a treat for us that we get to have Deanna Kitchen back again this year to walk us through making a beautiful Holiday wreath. This year we will be working with a grapevine base which gives a rich texture and interest for building your wreath. Grab a friend and your spot as this class will fill up! Hope to see you there.
Holiday Sugar Cookie Decorating with @delicatelysweetconfections
Saturday, December 7, 10am-noon, $80
We are in for another treat (pun intended) with Johanna Knapp from @delicatelysweetconfections ! We will gather together to learn her tips and tricks to take your holiday cookie decorating to the next level. This will be a great Saturday morning…join us!
Holiday Calligraphy Workshop with Chantelle Hoffman of (@bespokestrokes)
Monday, December 9, 6:30-9:00pm, $100
Learn the art of pointed pen calligraphy in this holiday themed calligraphy workshop! It will be a privilege to learn with Chantelle Hoffman as she is an expert in her field. Her clients include Tiffany & Co, Hermes, Nordstrom and Louis Vuitton - and you could get the chance to sit with her for an evening and learn from her style. Excited!
Holiday Cocktails Workshop with Robert Haynes Peterson (@haynespeterson)
Thursday, December 12, 7-9pm, $60
Come learn to make excellent tasting drinks with new knowledge of quality ingredients to raise the bar - your bar at home! Robert Haynes-Peterson will share his knowledge of Japanese Whiskey to make for a fun evening together! 10% discount on total price when registering two people. See discount code on registration page.
Guache Florals with Peggy Dean (@thepigeonletters)
Saturday, December 14, 10am-Noon, $135
We are excited to welcome Peggy Dean back to Seattle on her class tour! This is a fun and anticipated way for followers to get to take a class from Peggy Dean locally, right here in Seattle. Grab your spot and we look forward to seeing you for a fun morning!
Watercolor Technique & Botanicals with @TheMintGardener: Book Tour Edition
Thursday, January 9, 6pm-8:30pm, $75
You will not regret creating space in your life to spend time with The Mint Gardener, Sarah Simon. She is an expert in her medium and loves to share her skills with willing students. In this Special Edition class Sarah will be teaching from her new book (Modern Watercolor Botanicals) which is being released on November 14th. This will be her first class on her book tour and we are delighted to host! Don’t delay on signing up, this class will sell out!! Hope to see you there.
Encaustic Painting (painting with wax) with Kari Westphal (@daisyskystudio)
Saturday, January 11, 10am-12pm, $100
Learn how to use wax and resin to paint in a beautifully new way. This medium and this class is a StudioLife favorite. Kari Westphal will introduce you to the medium in a way that you will leave feeling accomplished and that you have made a start in to a new art form. It’s a very rewarding, calm and wonderful workshop.
Modern Tapestry with Bianca Malone (@hiddenbohemian)
Saturday, January 11, 1-4pm
Take your walls to the next level in this beginner level modern tapestry weaving class with Bianca Malone. Bianca will teach you the basics of weaving on a lap loom from start to finish, you will also learn about using a variety of fibers to create different looks. No previous experience required, all supplies will be provided. You will go home with a fun & unique wall hanging of your own.
Paint and Meditate with Jen Tucker (@jenliveslife)
Sunday, January 12, 3-5pm, $60
Jen Tucker, both artist and yoga teacher, will be facilitating and teaching her very unique workshop called Paint and Meditate. She will lead the workshop as part guided meditation and part painting, but blending the two experiences together for a wonderful experience.
Happy-Hour Painted Peaks - An Acrylic Painting Class with Laura Burkhart
Wednesday, January 29, 6pm-8:30pm, $115
Come and spend some time learning from artist, designer and maker Laura Burkhart. 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.