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Tuesday, Feb. 7, 3:00 p.m. or Thursday, Feb. 9, 6:00 p.m.
Altered Book Valentine Shrine – we are playing with books again, this time expressing our feelings for that someone special! We will be gluing the entire book, except the front cover, to form a block; then we will cut our niches for those special objects, adding collage and words around them. Think of it as an altered book valentine card!! $30 fee, supplies included
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Saturday, February 11, 11:00 a.m.
Valentine Ornament Fob – mixed media artist Suzanne Kruse Ross will join us again to teach this unique class. Using a variety of vintage and new pieces, you'll create a one-of-a-kind ornament that is also suitable to wear as a necklace! We'll incorporate vintage ephemera, some special glass charms made by a local artist, lots of sparkles and other items. You won't want to miss this delightfully fun class! $35 fee, supplies included
Saturday, February 18, 11:00 a.m.
Vintage Bottle Snowmen – we will be using vintage bottles to make our charming snow people! Fill your bottle with mica, beads, shells and more; then add buttons, lace, words and tinsel; top with a felted snowball head – add lots of sparkle! Let it snow!! $35 class fee, supplies included
Saturday, March 11, 11:00 a.m.
Fabric Paper Class - bring your favorite paper scraps for this class or choose some in the shop! We will be using tyvek or muslin as our base and layering lots of fun papers (no cardstock) and tissue paper with a PVA glue solution to make our own paper fabric. Acrylic paint or glaze will be the final finishing touch on our fabric paper. This can be used as background for collage, bookmaking and more!!! Join us for this fun technique. $30 class fee
Saturday, March 18, 11:00 a.m.
Spring Dresden Ornament - mixed media artist Suzanne Kruse-Ross is back at Assemblage Studio, this time for a spring themed ornament! Learn the local history behind these magnificent and highly collectible ornaments. We will be starting with a satin wrapped form, layering Dresden foil, trims, crystals, and pearls to complete our ornament. Please join us for this delightful spring project. $30 class fee, supplies included
Tuesday, March 21, 3:00 p.m. or Thursday, March 23, 6:00 p.m.
Exploring Altered Books – as a continuing series of classes, we will once again work on altered books as an art form. We will be exploring more pop-ups, different page techniques, and continue to explore different facets of the altered book! Bring an existing project or start a new one. $30 class fee