Gift-Making Art Workshops at The Banana Factory
By Ben Youngerman, ArtsQuest Marketing Manager
Buying gifts is nice, but making that special someone a holiday present shows you care even more. Give them a gift with a personal touch by signing up to make wonderful keepsakes in these art workshops with The Banana Factory. It’s a creative idea to give a unique item they’ll cherish and you’ll have fun making.
November 16-December 23 – Register Here
Start your glass making adventure by doing a Hot Glass Experience at Christkindlmarkt! Make a beautiful ornament for your tree or a decorative candycane (*NEW* for 2018)! Ages 6 and up are welcome. Workshop includes admission to Christkindlmarkt at SteelStacks.
October 13 & 20 – Register Here
Learn how to knit in this two session workshop, while creating an amazing scarf! This workshop will focus on learning the knit stitch.
November 2 & 11 – Register Here
Start your glass making adventure by doing a Hot Glass Experience by making your own glass acorn or glass pumpkin at First Friday or Second Sunday!
November 4 – Register Here
Needle felting is a process where fibers are bound together using a barbed felting needle. Students will create a piece that can be used as a coaster or trivet, or can be framed and displayed as wall art.
November 10 – Register Here
Build on your knitting skills in this two session workshop, while creating an amazing pair of fingerless gloves!
November 10-11 – Register Here
Debbi Zvanut has been basket weaving for over 26 years. This traditional bucket basket is built of a wooden base with a wooden handle ( about 16” tall). The basket is built out of rattan and will have choices of two colors reed or space dyed reed ( as shown in the picture) to accent the sides.
November 11 – Register Here
Learn how to transfer a loved one’s handwriting onto silver, where it will be permanently preserved, to create a treasured keepsake! Choose a sterling cuff, sterling pendant, or sterling keychain.
November 13 – Register Here
Design and create a felted wool monster! Students will design their own monster (cute or scary!) and use wool felting techniques to bring their creation to life as a plush.
November 18 – Register Here
Create a beautiful silver bangle bracelet with an easy-to-use clasp! Whether strictly silver, or adorned with a bezel-set gem, the creative possibilities for this piece are limited only by your imagination!
December 16 – Register Here
Try your hand at macrame, the art of decorative knotting, in this one day workshop! Students will learn how to create and use a variety of knots and leave with a beautiful wall hanging.
December 16 – Register Here
Discover how to create mixed media paintings using photographic imagery, beeswax, oil pigments, collage and text.
December 19 – Register Here
Make a beautiful keepsake ornament using chalk-lettering! A voucher for a glass of wine or beer will be provided to students to get the creative juices flowing! This class is for students aged 21 and older.
You can also give the gift of creativity with Art Experience Gift Certificates!
Treat someone to an art experience this holiday season for an endless source of joy, creativity, and learning. Flexible class schedules and offerings make it easy for gift recipients to redeem their experience and to find something that sparks their interest. Contact us today at 610.332.1326 or firstname.lastname@example.org to create a unique gift package for any age.