SPECIAL ART EVENTS

SPECIAL ART EVENTS

GRAND OPENING!

POP into Hands Create Fine Arts Studio for our GRAND OPENING event on June 5, 2022 in the Arboretum! Join us and experience a taste of the professionally crafted, fun-filled, fine arts programming perfectly suited for emerging to experienced artists alike. Meet our colorful staff, learn about the 1950’s and 60’s Pop Art craze, get your hands creating mini Pop art style masterpieces, and eat an icy treat from Velo Pops! One never knows, but there may even be a special appearance by Andy Warhol and the Princess of Polka Dots-Yayoi Kusama!

Boys Eating Popsicles Painting
Create & Take Art Classes

OPEN STUDIO CREATE AND TAKE

Bring your family and your friends for a fun night of discovery, exploration, and experimentation. Create a castle, design a rocket ship or even make a zip line across our studio for a pom pom art buddy!! The possibilities are as endless as your imagination! A variety of materials and tools will be provided by Hands Create studio, the instructors will be there to help, but all the projects will be self-selected and self-directed. Drop-ins are welcome if spots are available, but pre-registration for each person is encouraged. See the Events Calendar below to sign up for specific dates and times.

OPEN STUDIO CREATE AND TAKE

Bring your family and your friends for a fun night of discovery, exploration, and experimentation. Create a castle, design a rocket ship or even make a zip line across our studio for a pom pom art buddy!! The possibilities are as endless as your imagination! A variety of materials and tools will be provided by Hands Create studio, the instructors will be there to help, but all the projects will be self-selected and self-directed. Drop-ins are welcome if spots are available, but pre-registration for each person is encouraged. See the Events Calendar below to sign up for specific dates and times.

Create & Take Art Classes

ARTY PARTIES

Book your next family and friends celebration at our studio, whether it’s for a birthday, bar mitzvah, girls night out, or private work event. We will provide the materials and instruction for a group art project. You select a theme from the list below and provide simple decorations.

Children’s Arty Party Themes
Kids parties: 1 ½ hours, $350 up to 12 kids; $30 each additional participant (Saturday morning or afternoon)

Please note there won’t be enough time for gift opening during your party, however you may choose to bring your own cake OR use Hands Create’s super fun 3 tiered faux cake that is decorated with individually wrapped lollipop swirls! In addition, each arty party also includes one coupon per participant for a free Open Studio Create & Take session.

  • Celebrate with a Cup Cake! – Impasto painting
  • Pop Art Pets! – Mix-media
  • Patchwork Houses – Found object and fabric assemblage
  • Just “Lego” and Stamp it out! – Printmaking with legos and found objects
  • Pottery Painting – Glaze or paint a pre-formed piece of bisqueware

Adult Arty Party Themes
Adult parties are 2 hours, $385 up to 12 adults: $45 each additional participant

Adult parties are geared for a full range of skill levels and adventuresome spirits. All gently guided art projects are experimental and experiential, leaving lots of room for individual personalities to surface. Each party also includes one coupon per participant for one free Open Studio Create & Take session.

  • Get Jiggy With It on Gelli plates
  • Finger Paint Party
  • Sip and Create (BYOB) – Paint & Paper Collage: (Choose one) Coffee Mugs, Fruit Cocktails, Song Birds, Cup Cakes, Wine Glasses
  • Pottery Painting – Glaze or paint a pre-formed piece of bisqueware
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Arty Parties
Figure Drawing Art Class

UNINSTRUCTED FIGURE DRAWING

Hands Create is offering uninstructed figure drawing sessions with live nude and/or costumed models on the 4th Thursday of each month from 7-9pm. We will provide tables and/or easels and you bring paper and supplies. Come in and enjoy an evening to just relax, draw and connect with other artists in the area. 18 years and older. The cost is $10, but space is limited to 12 participants. Drop-ins are welcome if spots are available. Payment in advance is not required, but will guarantee your spot. See the Events Calendar below to sign up for specific dates and times.

UNINSTRUCTED FIGURE DRAWING

Hands Create is offering uninstructed figure drawing sessions with live nude and/or costumed models on the 4th Thursday of each month from 7-9pm. We will provide tables and/or easels and you bring paper and supplies. Come in and enjoy an evening to just relax, draw and connect with other artists in the area. 18 years and older. The cost is $10, but space is limited to 12 participants. Drop-ins are welcome if spots are available. Payment in advance is not required, but will guarantee your spot. See the Events Calendar below to sign up for specific dates and times.

Figure Drawing Art Class

EVENTS CALENDAR

(Register for an event by clicking the event link on the calendar below)

FAQ

Depending on the type, events are paid for in advance or upon arrival at the studio. Arty Party requests require advanced Registration through the EVENTS calendar.

Online enrollment to reserve your spot for “drop-in” style events, such as open studio, figure drawing, and lectures is encouraged because space is limited.

  • The $150 deposit to reserve an arty party is non-refundable.
  • Over 30 days before event – 100% refund, minus the deposit.
  • 30-14 days before event – 50% refund.
  • No refunds for arty parties less than 14 days before start of event.
  • Hands Create will make every attempt to assign a student for an alternate date if space is available.

All events are limited to 18 students, including arty parties.

Walk-ins will be accommodated based on availability.

Face Artwork

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