Alcohol Ink
Aug
28
6:00 PM18:00

Alcohol Ink

Using alcohol inks can be a fun way to use colors and create backgrounds for stamping or cardmaking. You can also use alcohol inks in painting and to add color to different surfaces such as glass and metals. Alcohol inks are an acid-free, highly-pigmented, and fast drying medium to be used on non-porous surfaces. Mixing colors can create a vibrant marbled effect and the possibilities can only be limited by what you are willing to try.

Join us to experiment with this microbe inspired technique and leave class with 3 handmade cards and a piece of decorative glass. All materials included!

*Class caps at 12 students. $25 per student. Cards and cash accepted. (Cash must be dropped off at least 24 hours in advance of class to reserve your spot.)

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Fermentation Festival
Sep
6
to Sep 8

Fermentation Festival

Stop by 4th Street Studios for our Fermentation Festival during the bi-annual Laramie Pop-up Art Walk: an event that transforms downtown Laramie into a temporary gallery space for local Artists.

We will be hosting a number of Artisans sharing samples of their fermented goodies: sourdough bread from Alibi, a saison and IPA from local beer maker Shannon Albeke, Kombucha from Gem City Boochery and Kimchi from Mama Boo’s Kitchen. Everything will be available to sample while you mix and mingle with the creators who will be on site explaining their process.

The Fermentation Festival will be accompanied by photos of multiple fermentation processes, as well as live music from Mantisgrove and Hunter Hicks on Friday night!

Hours:

Friday, September 6th 3-8pm

Saturday, September 7th 1-9pm

Sunday, September 8th 12-3pm

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Japanese Paper Marbling
Sep
10
6:00 PM18:00

Japanese Paper Marbling

Learn the ancient Japanese technique of marbling. Our ‘wabi sabi’ approach to this effortless art will relax you, surprise you, and you’ll leave with 3 handmade cards!

Part 1 of the class will explain the basics of marbling with 2 colors.

Part 2 will explore incorporating ‘negative space’ in your marbling and adding a 3rd color.

Part 3 will cover the many ways to agitate your marbling, giving it movement and life.

*Class caps at 12 students. $25 per student cards and cash accepted. (Cash must be dropped off at least 24 hours in advance of class to reserve your spot.)

To reserve your spot sign up here.

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Bottoms Up! Paint Pouring
Sep
12
6:00 PM18:00

Bottoms Up! Paint Pouring

Next up for acrylic paint pouring is “Bottoms Up!” You will explore the movement of your paint color choices over the base of a plastic pop/water bottle. If you look at the bottom of these bottles you will see that they are often times shaped like flowers with several petals. This feature helps create paintings with very unique designs. To help make this pour special you will have the option to design onto an old record album! Yes! Dancing to the oldies never looked so good! Or you might prefer to use a square canvas. Watch the demonstration then you decide. We will also be doing a short exercise in using string to create abstract shapes with paint pour. If this class sounds like one that you would like to attend, don't miss out because space will be limited.

Taught by Patty Hansen

*Class caps at 12 students. $25 per student. All materials included. Cards and cash accepted. (Cash must be dropped off at least 24 hours in advance of class to reserve your spot.)

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Glass Fusing
Sep
17
6:00 PM18:00

Glass Fusing

No experience needed. Learn the basics of glass fusing including cutting and the uses of a variety of multi-colored materials: frit, stringers, and cones to name a few. Create an abstract scene or an intentional landscape, it’s up to you. The possibilities are endless with glass and they always turn out fantastic.

Our beginner class offers the potential to make jewelry, night lights, coasters, pendants, x-mas tree decorations and more.

You’ll leave your projects with us to be fused in our kiln and picked up at your convenience.

*class caps at 12 students. $35 per student. Cards and cash accepted. (Cash must be dropped off at least 24 hours in advance of class to reserve your spot.)

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OPEN STUDIO: Glass Fusing
Sep
21
12:00 PM12:00

OPEN STUDIO: Glass Fusing

For folks who have already taken our Glass Fusing Workshop. Come hang out on Saturday afternoon and create to your hearts content! Use our multi-colored recycled glass to create jewelry, pendants, night lights, key chains or get an early start on x-mas decorations.

All materials included, just bring yourself and some knowledge of glass fusing. BYOB.

We will keep your items to be fused overnight in our kiln. Pick up at your convenience.

*Open Studio caps at 12 students. $35 per student. Cards and cash accepted. (Cash must be dropped off at least 24 hours in advance of class to reserve your spot.)

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Alcohol Ink
Sep
23
6:00 PM18:00

Alcohol Ink

Using alcohol inks can be a fun way to use colors and create backgrounds for stamping or cardmaking. You can also use alcohol inks in painting and to add color to different surfaces such as glass and metals. Alcohol inks are an acid-free, highly-pigmented, and fast drying medium to be used on non-porous surfaces. Mixing colors can create a vibrant marbled effect and the possibilities can only be limited by what you are willing to try.

Join us to experiment with this microbe inspired technique and leave class with 3 handmade cards and a piece of decorative glass. All materials included!

*Class caps at 12 students. $25 per student. Cards and cash accepted. (Cash must be dropped off at least 24 hours in advance of class to reserve your spot.)

To reserve your spot sign up here.

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Glass Fusing
Sep
30
6:00 PM18:00

Glass Fusing

No experience needed. Learn the basics of glass fusing including cutting and the uses of a variety of multi-colored materials: frit, stringers, and cones to name a few. Create an abstract scene or an intentional landscape, it’s up to you. The possibilities are endless with glass and they always turn out fantastic.

Our beginner class offers the potential to make jewelry, night lights, coasters, pendants, x-mas tree decorations and more.

You’ll leave your projects with us to be fused in our kiln and picked up at your convenience.

*class caps at 12 students. $35 per student. Cards and cash accepted. (Cash must be dropped off at least 24 hours in advance of class to reserve your spot.)

To reserve your spot sign up here.

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Paint Pouring
Aug
20
6:00 PM18:00

Paint Pouring

Whether you want to call it fluid art, liquid art, or acrylic pouring, there’s nothing more satisfying than creating abstract masterpieces by letting pigment run wild. This form of abstract art uses acrylics with a runny consistency to create psychedelic paintings. There are endless creative possibilities thanks to different ways to combine acrylic paints and there’s something so satisfying about watching it spill across a surface.

In this class, we will explore the movement of acrylic paint mixed with oil and glue- creating our own recipes to assess the difference in movement and density based on our individual combinations. We will learn more controlled techniques of paint pour using string.

You will walk away with 3 abstract cards and (2) 4 X 4” canvas to display as you please.

*Class caps at 12 students. $25 per student. Cards and cash accepted. (Cash must be dropped off at least 24 hours in advance of class to reserve your spot.)

To reserve your spot sign up here.

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Marbling on Paper with Japanese Ink
Aug
15
6:00 PM18:00

Marbling on Paper with Japanese Ink

Learn the ancient Japanese technique of marbling. Our ‘wabi sabi’ approach to this effortless art will relax you, surprise you, and you’ll leave with 3 handmade cards!

Part 1 of the class will explain the basics of marbling with 2 colors.

Part 2 will explore incorporating ‘negative space’ in your marbling and adding a 3rd color.

Part 3 will cover the many ways to agitate your marbling, giving it movement and life.

*Class caps at 12 students. $25 per student cards and cash accepted.

To reserve your spot sign up here.

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BLOCK PARTY! Speed Art-ing!
Jul
26
4:00 PM16:00

BLOCK PARTY! Speed Art-ing!

Take a break from WHAT FEST—> Science Loves Art is hosting ‘Speed Art-ing’ at 4th Street Studios from 4-7pm. We’re offering Art demos every half hour in Paint Pouring, Alcohol Ink, and Paper Marbling. Each activity is $10 (all materials included) and takes only a half hour. Pick up your art at the end of the night or take it with you! Email us with any questions: artondemand@sciencelovesart.org

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