Arts & Crafts Center Classes & Specials

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Crafts

Basic Sewing
$25 supplies includes- Make a fun project while learning to use a sewing machine

Basic Book Making
$30 supplies included- Get creative and learn to bind your own journals, scrapbooks and photo albums.

Glass Mosaics
$40 supplies included - Learn a twist on stained glass and create a work of art using various types and colors of glass. 

Basic Quilting
$36 supplies included - Have fun learning simple quilting techniques while making a family heirloom.

Beginning Knitting
$15 supplies included - An introduction to knitting.  Learn simple stitches that will supply the foundation to all knitting projects.

Basket Weaving
$30 supplies included - Learn basic basket weaving techniques and create a charming finished project.

Zentangle
$21 includes Zentangle® Kit - Learn the process of Zentangle® meditative drawing and create unplanned, abstract, black and white art.

 

Matting & Framing

Beginning Framing:
$55 supplies included – Learn the skills needed to frame your own projects

Art

Basic Drawing Techniques
$20 plus supplies - Learn Perspective, Portraiture, and Composition techniques

Basic Sculpture
$27 supplies includes - Gain a basic understanding of tools, techniques and clay properties.

Canvas Painting
$15 supplies included – Learn painting techniques using acrylic paint on canvas

Wine and Canvas
Times and locations vary, call for details (253)982-6726.

Kids Crafts Projects
$5 supplies included - Fun projects for ages 6 to 14 years.

Craft Workshop
$10 – $30 cost and supplies needed dependent on project - Creative Potluck, bring us your ideas to share.

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June 2017 Class Schedule

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

 

1

1:30 pm Resiliency through Art

2

3

9:30 am Framing Class
9:30 am Painting
1 pm Basic Sewing Pt. 1
1 pm Glass Mosaic

7

9:30 am Framing Class
1 pm Glass Mosaic
1 pm Knitting

8

1:30 pm Resiliency through Art

9

10

 

14

9:30 am Framing Class
1:00 pm Drawing Pt. 1
1:00 pm Card Making

15

1:30 pm Resiliency through Art

16

3:30 pm Father's Day
" My Dad Rocks" Project

17

9:30 am Framing Class
9:30 am Wood Pallet Photo Holder
1 pm Basic Sewing Pt. 2
1 pm Book Binding

21

9:30 am Framing Class
1 pm Drawing Pt. 2
1 pm Intermediate Knitting

22

 

23

6 pm - 8:30 pm
Wine and Canvas
at Nelson Rec

24

 

28

9:30 am Framing Class
1 pm Glass Mosaic
1 pm Zentangle

29

 

 

30

 

 

Specials/Coupons

(Customer must present coupon to receive discount, coupon expires 30 June 2017, no cash value)

  1. Take a Book Binding class. Learn fun methods to bind journals and scrap books.  Bring a coupon and receive free instruction.
    1. Free Book Binding class (discount applies to instruction only, does not apply to materials)
  2. Take a basic knitting class.  Learn how to cast on, knit stitch and purl stitch.  Bring a coupon and receive free instruction.
    1. Free Basic Knitting Class instruction (discount applies to instruction only, does not apply to materials)
 

What’s New / Ideas

  1. T-Shirt printing – looks and feels like silk screening but at a fraction of the cost!  Call for pricing 253.982.6723
  2. Wine and Canvas at the Nelson Recreation Center June 23rd, call 253.982.6726 or 982.6718 to preregister and pay.

Kids Craft

Father’s Day Kids Kraft!  Sign up for a special Father’s Day project June 16th and create a fantastic Father’s Day “My Dad Rocks” paper weight.  Space is limited please call and register 253.982.6726 or 6273

 
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July 2017 Class Schedule

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

     

1

9:30 am Framing Class
9:30 am Painting
1 pm Basic Sewing Pt. 1
1 pm Basic Drawing Pt. 1

5

9:30 am Framing Class
1 pm Glass Mosaic
Gecko Design
1 pm Zentangle

6

1:30 pm Resiliency through Art

7

8


12

9:30 am Framing Class
1 pm Basic Sculpting Pots using a coil technique
1 pm Origami Flowers

13

1:30 pm Resiliency through Art

14

 

15

9:30 am Framing Class
9:30 am Zentangle
1 pm Basic Sewing Pt. 2
1 pm Basic Drawing Pt 2

19

9:30 am Framing Class
1 pm Basic Knitting
1 pm Book Binding

20

1:30 pm Resiliency through Art

21

3:30 pm Flowers and Fireworks painting project

22

26

9:30 am Framing Class
1 pm Acrylic Painting
1 pm Fingernail Art

27

1:30 pm Resiliency through Art

28

6 pm - 8:30 pm
Wine and Canvas
at Nelson Rec

29

Specials/Coupons

(Customer must present coupon to receive discount, coupon expires 30 June 2017, no cash value)

Take a 2 part Basic Drawing class. Learn the basic techniques from shading to perspective in this adaptive, fun class.  Bring a coupon and receive free instruction.

Free Basic Drawing class (discount applies to instruction only, does not apply to materials)

Take a Zentangle class.  Learn a fun meditative drawing skill that is simple and very rewarding.  Bring a coupon and receive free instruction.

Free Zentangle Class instruction (discount applies to instruction only, does not apply to materials)

 

What’s New / Ideas

Army Arts and Crafts Contest!  Accepting entries until August 31st.  Call 253-982-6726 for more information or visit https://cloud.mwr.army.mil/apptrac/ to submit an entry and see last year’s winning entries.


Wine and Canvas at the Nelson Recreation Center July 28th, call 253.982.6726 or 982.6718 to preregister and pay. Door prizes, Art supplies, Wine and Snacks included.


Free Kids Kraft!  Sign up for an awesome painting project July 21st.  Create a fabulous firework or flower painting.  Space is limited please call and register 253.982.6726 or 6273

 
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Zentangle Class

Zentangles are miniature pieces of unplanned, abstract, black and white art created through a very specific method from an ensemble of simple, structured patterns called tangles on a 3.5-inch square paper tile. Zentangles are not only exquisitely beautiful, they are fun and relaxing to create. The process of creating a Zentangle is a form of “artistic meditation” as one becomes completely engrossed in making each pattern, deliberately focusing on “one stroke at a time”®

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NEW Class Wine & Canvas at the McChord Club

Here are some of our canvases we will be working on

Please click on image to see a larger image

Tree & Sun on Yellow Flowers on purple Flower on Orange Dandilion Seeds on Blue Tree & Spiral on Yellow

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Location & Hours of Operation

Arts & Crafts

Professional-quality custom framing

at a fraction of the price! JBLM Arts & Crafts Center , 1121 Barnes Blvd, McChord Field . 253-982-6718
Open 9-5 & 'til 7 Weds! Plus 9-5,
1st & 3rd Saturdays.

Arts & Crafts Classes Flier

Zentangle Class

Coupons!

Check out the coupons inside your monthly FOCUS Magazine to save even more on your orders or shop time at the Arts & Crafts Center. (customer must present coupon to receive discount, coupons expire last day of month for that month, no cash value)

JUNE COUPONS:

  1. Take a Book Binding class. Learn fun methods to bind journals and scrap books.  Bring a coupon and receive free instruction.
    1. Free Book Binding class (discount applies to instruction only, does not apply to materials)
  2. Take a basic knitting class.  Learn how to cast on, knit stitch and purl stitch.  Bring a coupon and receive free instruction.
    1. Free Basic Knitting Class instruction (discount applies to instruction only, does not apply to materials)

JULY COUPONS:

  1. Take a 2 part Basic Drawing
    class
    . Learn a fun meditative drawing skill that is simple and very rewarding.  Bring a coupon and receive free instruction.
    1. Free Basic Drawing class (discount applies to instruction only, does not apply to materials)
  2. Take a Zentangle class.  Learn a fun meditative drawing skill that is simple and very rewarding.  Bring a coupon and receive free instruction.
    1. Free Zentangle Class instruction (discount applies to instruction only, does not apply to materials)

Full-Color Acrylics
Acrylic Awards

Engraving & Embroidery
Matting & Framing
Framed Gifts Price List