Summer 2020 Home Workshop Kits
While the world socially distances, creativity flourishes!
ArtSmart! Studio will not be hosting in-person workshops this summer, but young artists will still be able to create at home. The studio supply closet is bursting at the seams with summer workshop materials which will now be offered as HOME WORKSHOP KITS!
Each workshop kit will include beautiful project materials, sample images, and either written instructions or a link to a corresponding online workshop video.
Check back frequently...new workshop themes added throughout the summer!
- Contactless payment, pickup, and delivery options available.
- Pickup/deliveries occur each Wednesday for kits ordered by noon on Tuesdays.
- Pickup at ArtSmart! Studio, 152 Lynn Drive, Monroe on Wednesdays 10:00-12:00. Registrants must call 203-610-0676 upon arrival for contactless pickup at the studio door.
- Contact ArtSmart! Studio directly for deliver options (fee applicable).
All kits are designed for ages 8 and up and younger artists may require adult assistance/supervision. Additional materials, such as scissors, water, or hot glue may be required for project completion. All required materials will be listed in the video tutorial.
Ice Cream Cone Sculpture
A studio workshop favorite! A frosty summertime treat is the subject for this oh-so-cute sculpture.. Working with plaster infused gauze over cardboard and foil, sculpt a triple scoop ice cream cone, complete with glass bead "sprinkles." This TOO CUTE treat won't melt even after summer has gone!
Incised Foam Printmaking
A fun and safe alternative to carved block printmaking with the same beautiful results! Designs pressed into (4) reusable foam printing plates will be used to create multiple prints on printing paper and greeting cards. So much fun and so easy!
Watercolor Wonders Greeting Cards
Working with a set of (8) pan watercolors, experiment with exciting watercolor techniques to create a series of hand painted greeting cards...perfect to send birthday wishes or a socially distanced greeting to friends and family all while showcasing your artistic talent!
Stained Glass Painted Abstractions
Inspired by Tiffany stained glass, experiment with color mixing using traditional and metallic liquid watercolor to complete a series of (5) pre-inked designs and then create (5) of your own...all sized to be displayed in a double sided contemporary tabletop frame (included).
Too Cute Cupcake
A favorite sweet treat is the subject for this oh-so-cute mixed media project. A little paint, a little collage, and creamy "frosting" come together for a delicious design on canvas. Glass bead sprinkles included!
Imagine a sweet little village...designed by you! Use this collage kit of colored card stock, patterned scrapbook papers, felt, washi tape, and decorative edge scissors to create a wee, whimsical town on canvas.
Weaving Gone Wild
A relaxing project for an individual crafter or as a collaborative family project! A rainbow of assorted yarns and ribbon is woven through a natural burlap panel, creating a beautiful tapestry. Wooden dowel included for display.
Inspired by the botanical studies of American artist Georgia O'Keefe, young artists will blend colors from a set of 12 soft pastels on colored papers to create beautiful floral abstractions.
Art Heart Mosaic
A rainbow assortment of beautiful buttons and glass beads will fill a heart silhouette upon a painted wooden panel to create heartfelt decor!
Woodland Fairy House
This collection of natural and artificial embellishments, along with backyard branches will allow young crafters to create their own whimsical cottage, built upon a natural tree slice base. Shells, feathers, moss, and more can be used to create a miniature garden, a steppingstone path, furniture, a clothesline (complete with mini clothespins) and anything else one can imagine for a woodland fairy's home. Tree branches and hot glue not included.
Magic Garden Canvas
How does YOUR garden grow? Create a floral fantasy with this collection of beautiful marbled, patterned, embossed and stitched handmade papers! Add decorative details with washi tape, tissue, ribbon and dimensional accents to create a canvas bursting with beautiful blooms!
Flower Power Tie Dye Bouquet
Create some groovy flowers by applying liquid watercolor to color diffuse paper...resulting in wild tie-dye style designs! Assemble an entire bouquet and embellish with crayon, acrylic paint, glitter, and more! Extra papers included to create leaves for stems!