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KID WORKSHOPS

 Earth Color Paint-making 

The earth is a color wonderland, full of opportunities to explore and create from the natural materials around us. 

 

In this hands-on workshop, your students will become alchemists, transforming either earth-mineral or plant pigments into beautiful watercolor paints.

 

They will go home with 3-4 colors, a recipe to continue making watercolors at home, a travel tin, a travel paintbrush, and a sketchbook. We also have the full paint-making kits available for parents who want to nurture this craft at home.

Students should come prepared for fun with paint clothes.

Location: Springfield, MO

Dates: Last Thursday of every month

Time: 5:30-7:30 pm

Cost:: $35 (materials included)

Ages: 8 +

 Botanical Printing 

Botanical printing is a process in which fiber is prepared to receive and hold the pigment from roots, leaves and flowers.

 

In this workshop, kids will explore the connections between plants, colors and fibers by experimenting with different materials to learn how they interact with one another during the printing process.

Location: Springfield, MO 

Dates: Last Saturday of every month

Time: 1:30-4:00 pm

Cost:: $35 (materials included)

Ages: 8 +

 Weaving the Wild  

This workshop is a chance to create with local plant fibers. learning how to weave them into creative projects full of individual expression. Whether we're making a wall hanging, basket, or bird feeder, students are sure to find the wonder in weaving the wild.

 

Location: Springfield, MO 

Dates: The last Tuesday of every month

Times: 5:30-7:30 pm

Cost:: $35 (materials included)

Age: 8 +

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 Creating with Flowers 

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Working with flowers brings a certain joy to the senses. In this workshop we learn how dry and press flowers and use them in a variety of art projects from framed pictures to clay creations. Depending on the season, we may also work with both fresh and dried flowers in design and arranging.

Location: Springfield, MO 

Dates: Last Monday of every month

Time: 5:30-7:30 pm

Cost:: $35 (materials included)

Ages: 10 +

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