• Step 1: Basic Hand Lettering Class – Preparation for Calligraphy or Lettering

    A prerequisite for all  Step 2: Calligraphy Letter Create Workshops is the Basics Hand Letter Class. This class translates into all forms of writing techniques including brush lettering, calligraphy, modern flourish script, paint lettering, to name a few.  It is a pencil and paper penmanship class – you will learn a solid foundation for any type of lettering.  However, we highly recommend you take a Step 2 class if you would like to learn calligraphy, brush lettering or flourish calligraphy. This is a basic class to learn the techniques of pressure, angle and direction of your writing instrument, types of papers and pens to consider, as well as the types of…

  • Heart String Art On Wood Workshop

    Join us for this fun workshop as we make heart string art using the colors of your choice from our collection of yarns and strings.  Make this for a friend or yourself. This workshop is open to all ages. However, anyone under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult in our studio for the duration of this class. Check out our events tab above for more information on upcoming craft workshops, watercolor instruction, calligraphy classes or retreats!  Don’t forget we also provide invitation calligraphy services right in our Appleton studio! The view from our art studio faces the downtown fox river area! **LIMITED SPACE due to the scope…

  • Kitchen Conversion Chalk Paint Workshop

    We will make this 12 x 18 framed board for your home or gifting.  We will be making this with chalk paint and we will send you home with the pattern and resources to make more of them.  Each person will take home a finished piece to display or gift. **Reservations must be made by March 4th This workshop is open to all ages. However, anyone under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult in our studio for the duration of this class. Check out our events tab above for more information on upcoming craft workshops, watercolor instruction, calligraphy classes or retreats!  Don’t forget we also provide invitation…

  • Create A Set of 4 Dessert Plates Workshop

    Create 4 different dessert glass plates using decoupage and a variety of options including collage and other materials.  We will show you how to prepare your medium so that it doesn’t warp and tear.  We will send you home with a small amount of sealer to finish your plates once they cure. This workshop is open to all ages. However, anyone under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult in our studio for the duration of this class. Check out our events tab above for more information on upcoming craft workshops, watercolor instruction, calligraphy classes or retreats!  Don’t forget we also provide invitation calligraphy services right in our…

  • Intensive (Step 1 and Step 2) Traditional Calligraphy Workshop

    This includes our Step 1:  Basic Foundation for Lettering Class followed by Spencerian Traditional Step 2 calligraphy.  **All materials and supplies provided.  You will get 1 pen holder, 2 nibs, practice worksheets, the Spencerian workbook series (2 books) as well as hands-on instruction in our studio. Join us for a fun afternoon learning the fundamentals of traditional calligraphy writing.  We will go through a variety of pen options and papers.  We will start with Step 1: which is a basic penmanship primer to get you ready for traditional Spencerian.  If you have taken Step 1, this will be a great refresher for part 2 of the class. I will go…

  • A Good Day Starts With Coffee and Ends With Wine Workshop

    Come to the studio to make a Painted Wood sign that holds coffee cups and wine glasses.  We will go through the process step by step, showing you how to make these signs again and again at home with no special equipment. This workshop is open to all ages. However, anyone under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult in our studio for the duration of this class. Check out our events tab above for more information on upcoming craft workshops, watercolor instruction, calligraphy classes or retreats!  Don’t forget we also provide invitation calligraphy services right in our Appleton studio! The view from our art studio faces the…

  • Color Workshop: The Basics for Crafters and Artists

    Learn how to bring your crafts, coloring and art to life with the color! In this workshop, we will break down color into it’s most basic properties, making this complex element of design immediately easier to tackle! You’ll learn color tricks, all about color schemes, and how to create your own inspiring color palettes. I’ll also explain how colors relate to emotions and moods, and how these ideas can be used in storytelling. Includes all materials, instruction and take home guide as well as supplies. You are welcome to bring your own refreshments, wine or snacks – we have light refreshments on hand too! Make sure you check out our…

  • Lunch Time Workshop – Decoupage Glass Vase Workshop

    We will each make a glass vase that is decoupaged with a variety of options including papers, magazines, books and tissue paper.  You pick your inspiration for your masterpiece. Make sure you check out our upcoming art retreats and Milwaukee Art classes as well as our Madison art classes! Location of Class: Tandem Wine and Beer 1350 W College Ave, Appleton, WI 54914 Please note that when you purchase your ticket that it is possible to exchange your ticket for another event if you have to cancel, however due to our small business studio pre-ordering and the preparation for materials for you in advance we cannot offer refunds.  Thank you…

  • Deco Art Plates Workshop

    We are making a set of plates with decoupage using a variety of papers, magazines, books and more.  Each plate is unique and finished on the bottom with felt so they can be displayed.  You will get 2 finished round plates to take home. Make sure you check out our upcoming art retreats and Milwaukee Art classes as well as our Madison art classes! Location of Class: Tandem Wine and Beer 1350 W College Ave, Appleton, WI 54914 Please note that when you purchase your ticket that it is possible to exchange your ticket for another event if you have to cancel, however due to our small business studio pre-ordering…

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