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Alcohol Ink Necklace


with Kellie Chasse

Apr 12, 2017 at 6 pm

Paint with colorful alcohol inks and create a one of a kind Art Necklace.  You add your choice of colors and seal and create a unique Glass Pendant Necklace with fabric chain.  Use our collection of inks and supplies or bring your own favorites.  Material Fee of $10 paid to instructor at class.  (You may create more than one necklace for additional material fee of $5 per necklace.)

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Alcohol Ink Painting on Yupo


with Kellie Chasse

Mar 28, 2017 at 6 pm


Join Portland Jetport’s featured artist and online instructor Kellie Chasse, as she show’s you how to paint with colorful alcohol inks.  Receive step by step instructions and create a beautiful, bold, and spontaneous LOVE TREE 5x7 painting in one night!  No experience needed and all supplies will be provided including  an 8”x10” acid free mat, foam core backing and plastic sleeve. Material Fee of $10 paid to instructor at class

Art Night Out - Collage Charm


with Art Night Out

May 2, 2017 at 6 pm

Make your own meaningful mini-collages using paper, text, photos and more.  Color wash, glaze and apply pigment powders.  When your collage is complete, you will place it between glass and finish with a unique solderless metal frame.  Size of charm is 1”x3”. Fee includes all materials to make 1 two-sided charm.

Art Night Out - Natural Brass Embossed Pendant


with Art Night Out

Apr 25, 2017 at 6 pm

Using the Vintaj metal texturizing system,  impress patterns on pre-patinaed natural brass shapes and reveal interesting contrast with sanding blocks and sand paper.  By experimenting with metal patina inks, you will add gorgeous, layered color.  Finally, combine your textured metal with chain and beads to create whimsical, modern jewelry.  Fee includes all materials to make one pendant.

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Chair Caning


with Pam Lanyon

Mar 11, 2017 at 9 am

Restore your family heirloom or start a new tradition by learning the 7-step chair caning process!  Bring your chair with drilled holes, no experienced needed!  Material Fee:  $30 pd to instructor at first class

Felting Soap


with Diantha Bleau

Apr 8, 2017 at 10 am

Prepare and felt soap using wet felting techniques that can also be used to felt other 3D objects.  You will go home with several handmade felted soaps..   Material Fee of $10 paid to instructor at class.


Functions, Settings & Menus - It's Complicated


with Gary Swinton

Apr 4, 2017 at 6 pm

Today’s digital cameras have a variety of features.  Are you getting the most out of your investment?  Happy with your results?  Let a professional help you figure it all out!  We’ll discuss image size and quality, shooting options and menu choices that will make a difference in the sharpness of your photos.  Gary has been a photographer for nearly fifty years.  He loves capturing art within nature.

Japanese Shibori Silk Scarves


with Sandi Cirillo

May 11, 2017 at 6 pm

“Shibori” is the Japanese resist method of creating designs on silk scarves using PVC pipes.  Learn how to wrap scarves around the pipes and spill color onto the pipe in layer after layer.  You will also be able to paint directly on your scarves.  Finish 2 unique scarves, just in time for Mother’s day gift giving!  Wear old clothes and bring an old towel.  Material Fee of $10 paid to instructor at class.

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