Adult Art Workshops

 

Design a Fused Glass Valentine Heart

 

Join us in designing a beautiful framed fused glass heart....just in time for Valentine’s Day! Use your favorite colors of glass and mount the finished piece into a 5x7 frame. Beverages and use of all materials provided. $49.

 

Date: February 7, 2018

Time: 6:30pm

Place: Kate Studio,

Bellingham, WA

 

To register, call Kath at 408-410-8547

 

www.katestudioart@gmail.com

 

 

 

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4th Annual Fused Glass-a-Palooza
Are you ready for this? We're going to have a party and create 3 gorgeous fused glass pendants (using your favorite colors!), and we'll include 3 silver-plated chains and 3 beautiful shimmering gift bags or boxes -- ready for gift giving! What's a party without holiday tunes, delicious desserts and bevvies as well? Only $59 (wow! amazing deal, eh?) Limited space. Book your spot now, 408-410-8547.
Date: Friday, December 1st
Time: 6:30pm
Tickets: http://squareup.com/store/katestudio/item/earrings
Make an Embossed Ornament &
White Elephant Gift Exchange Party

 
Bring your BFF's to this fun party, where we'll make two embossed silver ornaments, and then play a fun round of the white elephant gift game.  I'll supply everything needed for the ornaments and the hot apple cider, and guests are asked to please bring a fun gift $5 or under to play the game with.  (Ross, Marshall's, Dollar Tree are great sources for the gifts!) You will go home with a smile on your face, a fun gift and a couple of gorgeous embossed ornaments!  What a way to kickstart the holidays!
Date: Friday, December 8th
Time: 7pm
Cost: $15
Tickets: https://mkt.com/katestudio/item/embossed-ornaments-white-elephant-gift-game
Art Fair at the Jansen!
The Holiday Art Market is BACK at the Jansen Art Center! The 2017 Holiday Art Market is being held in conjunction with Lynden’s Lighted Christmas. 

The Holiday Art Market will be open from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM and featuring local Whatcom County artisans and others from pacific northwest Washington. Perfect opportunity to find unique gifts for your loved ones or for yourself!

Kath Piros of Kate Studio will have a variety of new fused glasswork at the show, along with a diverse group of vendors.

Date: December 2nd
Time: 10-5pm
Place: Jansen Art Center, 321 Front Street, Lynden, WA
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Past Calendar (details below)

Saturday, September 9th: Meet glass and ceramic artist Kath Piros at the Whatcom Art Market.  She will be demonstrating how to make fused glass jewelry, and showing the steps from start to finish.   1:30-3:30, 1103 11th St., Bellingham (Fairhaven, beside Avenue Bread) Free!

Wednesday, September 27th - Let's make fused glass jewelry!  (a necklace & pair of earrings)
7pm, $50

Friday, September 29th - It's Fusing Fabulous Friday!!!!!  Join our monthly potluck party and make some fused glass jewelry or a 5" plate with your friends. The last Friday of every month - party at Kate Studio!  
6:00 pm, Cost: pay per piece

Tuesday, October 3rd: Zendoodle.  Learn the basics of zendoodling and zentangling, and leave with a framed masterpiece!  7pm, $25

Thursday, October 12th: Create a Blossom Sculpture
We’ll be bringing the outdoors in by making beautiful blossom sculptures on a canvas.   There’s a definite “wow” factor in this project, and perfect for anyone who likes to play with clay.

Friday, October 13th: Design a Day of the Dead Skull.  $20.  Please pay in advance with this above link from "Shop Kate Studio": 
https://mkt.com/katestudio/item/day-of-the-dead-skull-decorating-workshop 


Design a Day of the Dead Skull (Dia de la Muerte)

On November 1 and 2 in Mexico and throughout the U.S., The Dia de los Meurtas (Day of the Dead) skull is used to celebrate and remember those who have passed on. People go to cemeteries to be with their departed and decorate their homes and graves with these skulls, along with favorite foods and flowers. Some believe the skulls and other Day of the Dead items bring good luck.

Join artist Kath Piros, as we learn about the vibrant Mexican culture and its traditions, then paint (with paint pens), glitter and bling up a skull mask during the workshop.

Registration: kath at 360-526-2169 or email kpartworx@gmail.com

(room for 7 guests)





***Note - all courses require a minimum of 2 students to run, so please bring a friend if you can!  Call 360-526-2169 to register. Questions?  Email Kath at katestudioart@gmail.com
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Let's use our own image to screenprint

Have you ever wanted to learn how to screenprint but heard it was an expensive and laborious process?  I have the tools to make this workshop fun and excessable to everyone!  Students will provide the instructor in advance with their favorite image.  She'll show you how to prepare it for screen printing and how to take your print and make a screen from it.  From there, you'll learn the process of printing your one-color image on a canvas bag & paper.   Take your screen print home and reuse it up to 50 times!


Registration: Kath at 360-526-2169






Learn to lino cut and do some print making!

Linoleum block printing involves carving a design onto a layer of lino with sharply grooved tools.

The carved linoleum is then filled with ink and pressed onto paper or fabric to create a print imageNo two colour prints in an edition are identical as subtle variations in colour mixes and application result in each print being unique. We'll learn about this interesting art, and make prints and cards from our completed design. Your carved block is yours to take home and reuse again!  *a minimum of 2 students required for the class to run.


Registration: Kath at 360-526-2169

     



Glass Fusing Fabulousness Workshop

I’ve had so many requests for our next fused glass class, I would be remiss not to schedule one!  We’ll have another fused glass jewelry making party on August 4th.  Join us in creating a shimmering fused glass pendant and a pair of earrings at Kate Studio.  You’ll learn the fundamentals of glass cutting and fusing, how to use a  kiln and create jewelry while enjoying time with friends.  Students will create their glass pieces using different materials such as frit, stringers, dichroic and irridized glass.  The class includes use of all materials necessary to create your masterpieces as well as kiln fusing time and handouts. *a minimum of 2 students required for the class to run.

Registration: Kath at 360-526-2169









Collage & Gelli Plate Canvas

Have you ever used a Gelli Plate?  It's a monoprinting technique that gives you fabulous prints on your papers and canvas.  We'll put together a small, unique canvas with paint, monoprinting and various specialty papers.  Ooh la la!   *a minimum of 2 students required for the class to run - you may want to bring a friend!.

Registration: Kath at 360-526-2169

 


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Zendoodle Workshop

Learn the fine art of Zendoodling and Zentangling. Using fine black pens and variety of watercolor and intense pencils, we’ll explore the zen-like art of patterning and create a gorgeous detailed abstract.  Special paper and frame included in the workshop. *a minimum of 2 students required for the class to run.

Registration: Kath at 360-526-2169

 




Leather keyfob & leather bracelet with inspirational saying

Learn to cut and condition, stamp, pierce, color and stain leather.  Make a design of your choice with a leather key fob and stamp your favorite saying in a thin leather bracelet.  A little bit of hammering, painting and cutting makes for a fun evening!  *a minimum of 2 students required for the class to run.

Registration: Kath at 360-526-2169






Glass Fusing Fabulousness Workshop - 5" plate

IJoin us in creating a 5" plate at Kate Studio.  You’ll learn the fundamentals of glass cutting and fusing, how to use a  kiln and create a plate while enjoying time with friends.  Students will create their glass piece using different materials such as frit, stringers, dichroic and irridized glass.  The class includes use of all materials necessary to create your masterpieces as well as kiln fusing time and handouts. *a minimum of 2 students required for the class to run.

Registration: Kath at 360-526-2169

 
  



Zendoodle Workshop

Learn the fine art of Zendoodling and Zentangling. Using fine black pens and variety of watercolor and intense pencils, we’ll explore the zen-like art of patterning and create a gorgeous detailed abstract.  Special paper and frame included in the workshop. *a minimum of 2 students required for the class to run.

Registration: Kath at 360-526-2169

 





Christmas Ornament Embossing Workshop

 Get ready to decorate for the holidays and create shimmering eye-catching ornaments using the art of metal tooling. Students will learn about this Mexican folk-inspired art, and artist Kath Piros will guide them in metal embossing techniques, piercing, color and making intricate designs on metal tooling foil. Each student will create 2 holiday images in metal, for use as Christmas ornaments, window hangings, or fancy gift tags. Use our customized templates or create your own designs. Use of all materials included.




Fused Glass Gift-a-Palooza


For your gifting pleasure this holiday season....FUSED GLASS GIFT-A-PALOOZA! Are you ready for this? On Sunday, Dec. 6th, we're going to have a party and create 3 gorgeous fused glass pendants, and we'll include 3 silver-plated chains and 3 beautiful shimmering gift bags -- ready for gift giving! What's a party without holiday tunes, snacks and bevvies as well? Only $50 (wow, I know, right?) Limited space. Book your spot now!









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NEW!  Art Journal Workshop

I love to art journal, and I’d like to share some of my techniques for painting and embellishing beautiful backgrounds, as well as tips to help you enhance your own artwork and style.  We’ll work in a variety of media to create pages that will be a jumping-off point to this creative outlet. The use of all multi-media supplies included.


Bring: Bring an art journal between 5X7 or 8X11-ish.  These can be purchased at Michaels, Dakota Arts or on Amazon for between $7-$20 (I also have some available for purchase -- just let me know.)

To register: call Kath at 360-526-2169




NEW! Create a blossom sculpture

Bring nature indoors as we create a gorgeous blossom sculpture, painted in a mono-tone color or in any way you wish.  In this two-part class, we'll work with a variety of media to create your special piece, then you'll come back and paint it.


To register, call Kath at 360-526-2169





Design a Day of the Dead Skull (Dia de la Muerte)

On November 1 and 2 in Mexico and throughout the U.S., The Dia de los Meurtas (Day of the Dead) skull is used to celebrate and remember those who have passed on. People go to cemeteries to be with their departed and decorate their homes and graves with these skulls, along with favorite foods and flowers. Some believe the skulls and other Day of the Dead items bring good luck.

Join artist Kath Piros, as we paint (with paint pens), glitter and bling up a skull mask during the workshop.

Registration: kath at 360-526-2169 or email kpartworx@gmail.com

(room for 7 guests)






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Easter Egg Decorating Workshop

Why should the kids have all the fun?  Join us for some laughs and Easter Egg decorating at Kate Studio.  We'll blow out real eggs, then decorate using Pysanki technique, collage, and crayon.  The choice is yours for the evening!  I'll supply the dye, 4 eggs and materials.  Please bring a carton or something to bring home your eggs. *a minimum of 2 students required for the class to run - so bring a friend!.
 

Registration: Kath at 360-526-2169

  








Glass Fusing.......Anytime!

Gather your friends for a party.....


Gather your friends for a night of fusing fun! Learn about the fundamentals of glass cutting and fusing, how to use a kiln and create beautiful art pieces while enjoying a night with friends. 

Students will create a 5" plate, a pair of earrings and 1 pendant, each using different materials such as frit, stringers, dichroic and irridized glass. They will also learn how to load their work into the kiln, program it and begin the fusing process. The class Includes use of all materials, including glass and tools necessary to create your masterpieces as well as kiln fusing time & handouts. Later, students can return for a short class to glue bails on their pendants and create post or hook earrings. (or Kath can do it for you)






To book a class, please email me with your name and phone number, kpartworx@gmail.com. We'll find a time that works for both of us!

(classes are small - 6 people max - to ensure students receive individual attention and lots of space to create.)
  
NEW!  For those of you who are returning and would like to mix & match what they make, a la carte pricing is available.  Please scroll down to the bottom of this page.

Location: Kate Studio, 639 Hunters Pointe Drive, Bellingham, WA   (green house)

Please wear closed toed shoes, and reading glasses if you need them (I have other eye protection too)

Please drop me an email at kpartworx@gmail.com to register.  Include your name, phone number and date of class you would like to attend.  Looking forward to seeing you!





Cancellation Policy

As I purchase my materials for class in advance, I ask that students give me 7 days notice of cancellation if they cannot make it.  (the Friday before your date) If you are not able to give adequate notice, then please pay a cancellation fee of $50 through Paypal.

Photos from our last class:





Where can I find more of Kath's work? 
(most recent work is usually on Facebook.  Please "like" my page)


Facebook:   www.facebook.com/kate-studio
Twitter:         @K8ofkatehall
Instagram:   lifeaskath
E-mail: kpartworx@gmail.com

Party with friends!

Party includes studio rental fee/firing/materials/instruction/glass to make 5” plate, 1 pr. Earrings, 1 pendant, any size) 

What's a party without food & drinks?  Participants are welcome to bring snacks & beverages for themselves and their friends.  I'll have a table set up for any munchies you may want to bring.


Gift certificates are available for birthdays and other special occasions! 


Kate Studio is hosting its first-ever ART RETREAT!  Join us for a weekend of glass fusing, painting, beading, beachcombing and multi-media crafting in beautiful Bellingham, WA. Continental breakfast & lunch and all materials you'll need are included in this fun-filled 2 day art fest June 13-14th, 2015.  Early Bird Registration before May 1st is only $225.  After May 2, it's $250.  Call 360-526-2169 or email kath at katestudioart@gmail.com for registration.