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Creative Arts



ACRYLIC LIQUID POUR PAINTING

When painting with fluid acrylic paints, you pour paints, tip and tilt the canvas, and swirl the paints around. The results are a colorful abstract painting. Different mediums will be used in this class; canvas, wood, and paper.

Instructor: Kristen Allen is a watercolor artist, painting and sketching daily since 2015. She broadened her love for fluid art to include acrylic pour painting in 2017. Find her art on Instagram: @k.allen.art
Ages/Grades: Adults
Time(s), Day(s), Dates(s): 6:30 p.m., Friday, January 25
1:00 p.m., Saturday, February 23
1:00 p.m., Saturday, March 23
6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 25

Place: Hobby Haven, 716 North Adams
Cost: $30.00
Registration deadline:Two weeks prior to each class including payment of the materials fee. Students may register at the library or at Hobby Haven.
Sponsored by: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library


BAG OF CURVES

Make this fun bag look curvy using straight pieces. No curves to sew, just straight lines. Bring your own sewing machine, rotary cutters, and mats. Contact Sue, 785-307-0774, for fabric requirements. A sample can be seen at Quilter's Yard.

Ages/Grades: Adults
Time(s): 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Day(s):Saturday
Place: Quilter's Yard, 722 N. Washington
Cost: $40.00
Date(s): March 2
Registration deadline: February 23 including class fee. Students may register at the library or at Quilter's Yard.
Sponsored by: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library


BARGELLO QUILT

Learn to make a Bargello Quilt using only two fabrics. Bring your own sewing machine with accoutrements and contact Marie, 785-307-0774, for fabric requirements. Register early, this class fills up fast! A sample can be seen at Quilter's Yard.

Ages/Grades: Adults
Time(s): 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Day(s):Saturday
Place: Quilter's Yard, 722 N. Washington
Cost: $40.00
Date(s): January 19
Registration deadline: January 12 including class fee. Students may register at the library or at Quilter's Yard.
Sponsored by: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library


BARN QUILT BLOCK CLASS

Learn the history of one of America's treasures and make your own 24" by 24" Barn Quilt Block at the class. All the supplies you will need are provided. (If you already have a pattern you are welcome to use it). Please bring snacks and/or lunch with drinks.

Instructor:  Helen Haynes
Ages/Grades: Adults
Time(s): 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Day(s): Saturdays
Place: Hobby Haven, 716 North Adams
Cost: $40.00
Date(s): January 19, March 9, April 27
Registration deadline: Two weeks prior to each class including payment of the materials fee. Students may register at the library or at Hobby Haven.
Sponsored by: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library


BASKET WEAVING

Students will learn the basic techniques of basket weaving by completing a project each time the class meets. This is also an excellent opportunity for anyone who wants to renew or hone their weaving skills. Class size is limited, so register early.

Instructor: Helen Haynes, owner of Hobby Haven, has over 25 years of basket weaving experience.
Ages/Grades: Ages 15 and older. Anyone under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult.
Time(s): 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. (ending time approximate)
Place: Hobby Haven, 716 North Adams
Cost: Materials fee varies with each project
Date(s):

Registration deadline: Two weeks prior to each class date including payment of the materials fee
Sponsored by: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library


BEGINNING QUILTING

Make a beautiful Radiant Quilt in colors of your choice. Perfect for beginners, but looks like it was made by a pro. Bring your own sewing machine and contact Sue, 785-307-0774, for fabric requirements. A sample can be seen at Quilter's Yard.

Ages/Grades: Adults
Time(s): 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Day(s): Saturday
Place: Quilter's Yard, 722 N. Washington
Cost: $25.00
Date(s): March 16
Registration deadline: March 9 including class fee. Students may register at the library or at Quilter's Yard.
Sponsored by: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library


CARDS2U – CARD MAKING

Donna Wilkins developed a love of scrapbooking while still on active duty with the Air Force, and as her family grew, so did the need for more scrapbooks. In 2015, she began her Cards2U business, and she makes a huge variety of cards from artists like Heartfelt Creations, Elizabeth Crafts, Concord and 9th, Alt E New, and Gina Marie. She now shares her passion with the community by offering card making classes at Hobby Haven.

Instructor: Donna Wilkins
Ages/Grades: Teens and Adults
Place: Hobby Haven, 716 North Adams
Cost: $15.00. All materials will be provided, and each student will make 3 cards per class.
Date(s):

Registration deadline: One week prior to each class including materials fee payment. Students may register at the library or at Hobby Haven.
Sponsored by: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library


CREATE IT YOURSELF

Learn new skills and techniques and explore a variety of different types of art media in this hands-on class.

Instructor: Helen Haynes
Ages/Grades:Ages 8 and over.
Time(s):Day(s):Date(s):2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 9 –Valentine's $5 for three
4:00 p.m., Friday, March 8 – St. Patrick Coloring Craft $3
2:00 p.m., Monday, April 15 – Easter Paper Craft $3

Place: Hobby Haven, 716 North Adams
Cost: Materials fee varies with each project
Registration deadline: : Two weeks prior to each class including payment of the materials fee. Students may register at the library or at Hobby Haven.
Sponsored by: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library


GEM STUDIOS PAINTING CLASSES

Painting classes for all ages are offered at GEM Studios, 815 N. Jefferson Street. Cost, dates, projects etc. vary depending upon the class. More information and registration are available at www.gemstudiosjc.com.

Sponsored by: GEM Studios


HEX PARTY!

Learn different ways to make a hexie! This is a great scrap buster! Bring your own sewing machine, and contact Marie, 785-307-0774, for fabric requirements. A sample can be seen at Quilter's Yard.

Ages/Grades: Adults
Time(s): 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Days(s): Saturday
Place: Quilter's Yard, 722 N. Washington
Cost: $40
Date(s): 
April 6
Registration deadline: March 30 including class fee. Students may register at the library or at Quilter's Yard.
Sponsored by: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library


MIXED MEDIA CANVAS ART CLASS

Learn how to use several mixed media techniques in each class – stenciling, layering, stamping, various texture applications, gesso basics, decoupage and more. In each class you will create a themed 8" x 16" canvas that is ready to hang in your home or give as a gift. No prior experience is required and all supplies will be provided except pattern papers which allows you to customize to your own preference and décor.

Instructor: Heather Scott
Ages/Grades: Adults
Time(s): 6:00 p.m.
Days(s): Fridays
Place: Hobby Haven, 716 North Adams
Cost: $30 per class
Date(s): 
February 1, March 22, April 19
Registration deadline: Two weeks prior to each class including payment of the materials fee. Students may register at the library or at Hobby Haven.
Sponsored by: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library


PHOTOGRAPHY BASICS

Learn about aperture, shutter speed, light sensitivity (ISO), and photo composition. Topics will include animal photography, night photography, shooting good photos with cell phones, and capturing moments with people. Students are encouraged to bring one photo that they consider their best work.

Instructor: Michael Sellman has been interested in photography since he was a kid. He took courses in photojournalism and digital photography while studying journalism at Kansas State University. He has been shooting pictures for the Daily Union since 2014 and was awarded second place for best photo in 2016 and first place for best photo in 2017 from the Kansas Press Association. Visit mjsellman.portfoliobox.net to see Michael's online photo portfolio.
Ages/Grades:Adults
Time(s): 6:00 p.m.
Day(s): Wednesdays
Place: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library
Cost: None
Date(s):February 25 and March 4
Registration deadline:February 22
Sponsored by: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library


PINEAPPLES GALORE!

There are two ways to make this perennial pineapple block favorite– Accuquilt or foundation paper piecing! Choose your favorite. Contact Marie, 785-307-0774, for materials list (foundation paper and cutters provided). A sample can be seen at Quilter's Yard.

Ages/Grades:Adults
Time(s): 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Day(s): Saturday
Place: Quilter's Yard, 722 N. Washington
Cost: $25.00
Date(s): May 4
Registration deadline:April 27 including class fee. Students may register at the library or at Quilter's Yard..
Sponsored by: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library


PLANTERS AND DECANTERS

Create your own unique succulent plant arrangement (both live and artificial plants will be available). Fun, snacks, and sparkling wine (non-alcoholic, of course) will be provided.

Ages/Grades:High school age and adults
Time(s): 2:00 p.m.
Day(s): Saturday
Place: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library
Cost: $5 materials fee
Date(s): April 13
Registration deadline:April 8
Sponsored by: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library


SPRING BOUQUET

Make a spring bouquet wall hanging with hand embroidery and piecing. Contact Sue, 785-307-0774, for materials list. A sample can be seen at Quilter's Yard.

Ages/Grades:Adults
Time(s): 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Day(s): Saturday
Place: Quilter's Yard, 722 N. Washington
Cost: $40.00
Date(s): April 13
Registration deadline:April 6 including class fee. Students may register at the library or at Quilter's Yard.
Sponsored by: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library


UNIQUE JACKET

Make your sweatshirt into a unique jacket with this fun class. Bring your sewing machine, thread, and pins. Contact Sue, 785-307-0774, for remaining requirements. A sample can be seen at Quilter's Yard.

Ages/Grades: Adults
Time(s): 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Days(s): Saturday
Place: Quilter's Yard, 722 N. Washington
Cost: $40.00
Date(s): February 2
Registration deadline:  January 26 including class fee. Students may register at the library or at Quilter's Yard.
Sponsored by: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library


WONDROUS CROSS WALL HANGING

Make a lovely cross wall hanging in time for Easter in your choice of colors. Bring your own sewing machine and contact Marie, 785-307-0774, for fabric requirements. A sample can be seen at Quilter's Yard.

Ages/Grades: Adults
Time(s): 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Days(s): Saturday
Place: Quilter's Yard, 722 N. Washington
Cost: $40.00
Date(s): February 16
Registration deadline: February 9 including class fee. Students may register at the library or at Quilter's Yard.
Sponsored by: Dorothy Bramlage Public Library