Wednesday, February 15, 2017

new classes! new location! it's really happening...2017 winter into spring workshops



Please email kcellison@me.com or call to sign up today


Winter into Spring Workshops

FEBRUARY:

2.20: folk art family tree 10am-1pm
artists will each get wooden cutouts of basic birds (one for each person in their family). we will paint and decorate each bird in a mexican folk style and then paint a basic tree on canvas to hang the birds on. we will also be adding many different folk art designs around the tree: symbols that represent family love: hearts, stars, moon, sun, leaves and patterns. bright and beautiful.
$100. unframed/ $125. framed

2.25: large corrugated metal bird with nest 9am-12pm
artists will paint on metal shaped birds and add wings out of fabric. we will also build nests and paint paper mache eggs to go inside nests. attached to nest will be a real branch and we will make wool leaves to glue on to it.
$75.

2.25: pet’s portrait 1pm-4pm
come into the studio with a photo of your favorite pet (or all of them!) and paint their portrait. artists will be working with acrylic paint on a 16x20 canvas. one of the most favorite workshops we offer!
$75.

2.27: forest friends 3pm-5pm
using oil pastel and watercolor, artists will be making 2 paintings of forest friends on arches watercolor paper. perfect for little ones. each artist will come away with 2 finished paintings.
$50.

MARCH:

3.11: wooden forest animals on canvas 10am-1pm
artists will each get an array of precut wooden forest animals. Fox, birds, squirrels, rabbit, deer, owl, mouse and hedgehog. They will paint them and then paint a background full of trees, mushrooms and grasses for them to live in on a canvas.
$85.

3.18: undersea handmade cards 10am-1pm
much like our christmas and valentine’s cards, artists will draw and paint in watercolor all sorts of ocean life! Fishes, mermaids, sharks, starfish and so much more. Many of them will be sewn on to fabric, and glitter will be added. You will not want to give them away.
$75.

3.18: Metal Fishes 1pm-4pm
each artist will get 3 cut out metal fish to paint and decorate. they will get other metal fins and found objects to add to them. great for our little beach town
$90.
3.25 & 26: gargantuan canvas 1pm-3pm
again and again and again…it is always filled! if you have an artist who likes to paint giant paintings, then this is the workshop for them!!! artists will get to choose from a variety of large sized canvases to design and paint their own huge canvas! limited to 6 students. it is recommended that parents talk to cayce first before the workshop starts in order to get ideas of what they might want to paint.(add an optional handmade redwood frame for additional $50.00) good for most ages.
$200.
APRIL

4.2: paper mache chicken 1pm-4pm
artists will each get a large paper mache chicken to paint! perfect for those farm lovers. after painted, we will add fabric, buttons, felt and other embellishments to them.
$65.

4.8: charley harper canvas 9am-12pm
We will look through the life work of the unmistakable, always recognizable Charley Harper. Artists will get to choose which subjects they would like to make on each canvas and then they will be framed with our rustic redwood. Working with canvas and acrylic paints, each artist will complete 4 9x12 canvases with a frame around them.
$150.

4.8: paper mache rabbits 1-4pm
artists will each get a paper mache rabbit to paint and them embellish with paper mache eggs and carrots. we will add some glitter to them to make them look vintage when finished.
$65.

4.9: dragonflies and butterflies with metal wings 1pm-4pm
using old spindles and other vintage or reused elements, artists will create the body of their dragonfly or butterfly. and then we will add painted metal wings to them. artists will embellish them with wire and beads. great for inside or outside
$75.

*HANDMADE REDWOOD FRAMES ARE AVAILABLE FOR ANY PIECE OF ART MADE AT THE STUDIO. PRICES START AT $25 DEPENDING ON SIZE. JUST LET CAYCE KNOW.

*IT IS RECOMMENDED AND APPRECIATED THAT ARTISTS BRING IN THEIR OWN HEALTHY SNACKS FOR ALL WORKSHOPS THEY ARE ATTENDING.
BLUE APPLE STUDIOS POLICY:
ALL WORKSHOPS REQUIRE A $50.00 DEPOSIT PER WORKSHOP IN ORDER TO GET A SPACE RESERVED. THE REMAINING BALANCE IS DUE IN FULL THE FIRST DAY OF THE WORKSHOP. ALL DEPOSITS ARE NONREFUNDABLE. IF A STUDENT NOTIFIES BAS OF THEIR INABILITY TO ATTEND 2 WEEKS PRIOR TO THE WORKSHOP, THE DEPOSIT MAY BE TRANSFERABLE TO ANOTHER WORKSHOP. CANCELLATIONS MADE WITHIN THE 2-WEEK PERIOD RESULT IN A LOSS OF DEPOSIT. THERE ARE NO CASH REFUNDS. THERE ARE NO MAKE-UPS FOR WORKSHOPS. IF THERE ARE LESS THAN 5 STUDENTS SIGNED UP FOR A WORKSHOP, BAS RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CANCEL THAT WORKSHOP, IN THIS CASE, YOUR DEPOSITS MAY BE TRANSFERABLE TO OTHER WORKSHOPS. PLEASE REFER TO THE BAS POLICY LOCATED AT THE STUDIO FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION OR FEEL FREE TO CALL US.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

WINTER INTO SPRING 2016

BLUE APPLE STUDIOS
ART HOUSE FOR KIDS// 831.588.5412
JANUARY

SATURDAY 1.30: BE MY VALENTINE CARDS 10AM-1PM

MUCH LIKE OUR CHRISTMAS CARDS WORKSHOP, ARTISTS WILL BE BUSY DRAWING AND PAINTING CARDS FOR THEIR LOVED ONES FOR VALENTINE’S DAY. FULL OF ANIMALS, HEARTS, AND FLOWERS. CARDS WILL BE GLITTERED, AND SOME WILL BE SEWN, THE RESULTS WILL MAKE YOU NOT WANT TO GIVE THESE AWAY! EACH ARTIST WILL COME AWAY WITH AT LEAST 10 CARDS. $75.

SATURDAY 1.30: ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE CANVAS 1PM-4PM
FULL OF RED AND PINK, HAPPY BIRDS, HEARTS, FLOWERS AND MORE. EACH ARTIST WILL PAINT 4 CANVASES ALL 9X12 SIZE OF A LOVE THEME. INCLUDING A SMALL CANVAS THEY WILL BE ABLE TO DECOPAGE “ALL WE (OR YOU) NEED IS LOVE” OR “LOVE IS ALL WE (OR YOU) NEED” WITH STENCILS OR PRECUT LETTERS. WE WILL ALSO BE SERVING UP SOME PINK MILK AND FRESH BAKED COOKIES. $100.

SUNDAY 1.31: PAPER MACHE DEER HEAD WITH ANTLERS 1PM-4PM

WE HAD SO MUCH FUN DOING THIS LAST MONTH, WE ARE OFFERING IT AGAIN. NOT JUST FOR CHRISTMAS! THINK WHITE, PINK, AQUA ETC. ARTISTS WILL PAINT, DECOUPAGE AND ACCESORIZE THEIR VERY OWN DEER HEAD THAT CAN BE MOUNTED TO THE WALL . TOP OF ANTLERS TO BOTTOM OF NECK MEASURES 18.5”. ARTISTS ARE FREE TO USE PAINT, FABRIC, PAPERS, GLITTER AND GEMS.
$75.

FEBRUARY:

SUNDAY 2.7: WINTER ANIMALS 1PM-4PM

WORKING ON HEAVY WATERCOLOR PAPER, ARTISTS WILL DRAW AND PAINT WINTER ANIMALS AND ADD FUN ELEMENTS ON THEM, LIKE A SCARF OR HAT ETC. EACH ARTIST WILL HAVE 2 FINISHED PAINTINGS WHEN DONE WITH THE WORKSHOP.
$50.

SATURDAY 2.20: PATCHWORK CANVAS 10AM-1PM

EACH ARTIST WILL GET 10 6X6 CANVASES TO PAINT A DIFFERENT FLOWER OR SIMPLE SUBJECT ON EACH CANVAS. THEY WILL ALSO BE PAINTING THE BACKGROUNDS DIFFERENT COLORS, ADDING SOME FABRIC IN PLACES SO THE FINISHED PRODUCT LOOKS LIKE A HANDMADE PATCHWORK QUILT. IT WILL BE FRAMED IN OUR RUSTIC REDWOOD. $125.

SATURDAY 2.20 WOODLAND ANIMALS 2PM-4:30PM
Deer, squirrels, birds, rabbits and mice under mushrooms and more. Artists will be working on fine watercolor paper, using watercolor paint and oil pastel to complete 2 masterpieces.
$50.
MARCH:

SATURDAY 3.12: BIG SPRING CANVAS 10AM-1PM
Spring is here! Celebrate it by making your own canvas full of spring. Animals, trees, flowers and more. We will be using pallet knives for an extra texture.Artists come away with a finished large canvas.
$100.

SATURDAY 3.12: AFRICAN ANIMALS 2-4:30PM
WORKING WITH OIL PASTELS AND WATERCOLOR, ARTISTS WILL DRAW AND PAINT DIFFERENT ANIMALS FROM AFRICA. EACH ARTIST WILL COME AWAY WITH 2 FINISHED PAINTINGS.
$50.

SATURDAY 3.19: PET’S PORTRAIT 10AM-1PM
BRING IN A PHOTO OF YOUR PET AND LEARN HOW TO PAINT THEIR PORTRAIT!! THIS PROJECT WILL BE PAINTED WITH ACRYLICS ON A 16X20 CANVAS WITH A OPTIONAL CHOICE OF GETTING IT FRAMED.
$75. UNFRAMED/ $100. FRAMED

SATURDAY 3:19: SPRING FLOWERS AND FRUIT STILL LIFE 2-4:30PM
WORKING WITH OIL PASTELS AND WATERCOLOR, ARTISTS WILL DRAW AND PAINT DIFFERENT ROSES AND FRUITS. EACH ARTIST WILL COME AWAY WITH 2 FINISHED PAINTINGS. $50.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

New Saturday class AND Workshops!

WE ARE OFFERING SATURDAY MORNING CLASSES FOR 3 SATURDAYS A MONTH STARTING IN OCTOBER!
OCTOBER 10, 17, & 24TH
9AM-10:30 AM
IN OCTOBER, WE WILL BE FOCUSING ON FALL HARVEST, CATS, PUMPKINS, FLOWERS AND ANIMALS.

NOVEMBER 14, 21, & 28TH
9AM-10:30AM
IN NOVEMBER, WE WILL FOCUS ON LEAVES, ACORNS, FLOWERS AND BIRDS.

DECEMBER 5, 12, & 19TH
IN DECEMBER, WE WILL BE FOCUSING ON WINTER BOTANICALS, SNOWMEN AND SNOWY ANIMALS

ALL OIL PASTEL AND GOUACHE ON WATERCOLOR PAPER. EACH STUDENT WILL TAKE HOME 2 FINISHED PAINTINGS EACH CLASS. GREAT FOR ALL AGES.
$140. MONTH OR $50. PER CLASS. SIGN UP AHEAD OF TIME. INCLUDES SUPPLIES.

831.588.5412 OR KCELLISON@ME.COM TO SIGN UP

SATURDAY WORKSHOPS

OCTOBER

10.10:: PAPER MACHE PUMPKINS AND CATS 11AM-2PM
EACH ARTIST WILL BE PAINTING, DECORATING AND DECOUPAGING A LARGE PUMPKIN, A SITTING KITTY AND A SMALLER PUMPKIN. WE WILL BE WORKING WITH ACRYLIC PAINTS, PAPERS, FABRIC, GLITTER AND GEMS. SOMETHING YOU WILL BE EXCITED TO TAKE OUT EVERY FALL SEASON. YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS THIS ONE.
$75.

10.17:: FALL CARDS 11AM-2PM
MUCH LIKE OUR CHRISTMAS CARDS WORKSHOP, WE WILL BE MAKING 10 CARDS THAT YOU WILL NOT WANT TO GIVE AWAY! THIS TIME OUR THEME IS ALL THINGS FALL: THINK SUNFLOWERS, FRUIT, BIRDS, PUMPKINS AND MORE. ARTISTS WILL BE WORKING WITH WATERCOLOR, PASTEL, AND SHARPIE. SOME OF THE CARDS WILL HAVE GLITTER AND FABRIC ADDED TO THEM. THEY BECOME LIKE 10 SMALL MASTERPIECES WHEN FINISHED.
$75.

NOVEMBER

11.14:: WOODLAND CARDS SET 11AM-2PM
FULL OF TREES, PINECONES, MICE, FLOWERS, ANIMALS, AND MORE. I HAVE BEEN WORKING IN MY STUDIO MAKING ALL SORTS OF NEW ILLUSTRATIONS AND WANT TO SHARE THEM WITH YOU! ARTISTS WILL BE WORKING WITH WATERCOLOR, PASTEL, AND SHARPIE. SOME OF THE CARDS WILL HAVE GLITTER AND FABRIC ADDED TO THEM. THEY BECOME LIKE 10 SMALL MASTERPIECES WHEN FINISHED.
$75.

11.14 &15:: GARGANTUAN CANVAS 2:30PM-4:30PM (2 DAYS)
AGAIN AND AGAIN AND AGAIN…IT IS ALWAYS FILLED! IF YOU HAVE AN ARTIST WHO LIKES TO PAINT GIANT PAINTINGS, THEN THIS IS THE WORKSHOP FOR THEM!!! ARTISTS WILL GET TO CHOOSE FROM A VARIETY OF LARGE SIZED CANVASES TO DESIGN AND PAINT THEIR OWN HUGE CANVAS! IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT PARENTS TALK TO CAYCE FIRST BEFORE THE WORKSHOP STARTS IN ORDER TO GET IDEAS OF WHAT THEY MIGHT WANT TO PAINT.(ADD AN OPTIONAL HANDMADE REDWOOD FRAME FOR ADDITIONAL $50.00) GOOD FOR MOST AGES. $200.

11.28:: HOLIDAY PAINTING 11AM-1PM
ALL YOU ARTISTS AGES 4-9, COME ON OVER TO THE STUDIO FOR SOME GREAT PAINTING TIME. ARTISTS WILL BE WORKING WITH OIL PASTEL, TEMPERA PAINT AND WATERCOLOR ON PAPER, AND THEY WILL COME AWAY WITH 2 BEAUTIFUL CHRISTMAS THEMED PAINTINGS. A GREAT WAY TO KICK OFF CHRISTMAS SEASON! (AND THEY MAKE GREAT CARDS AND GIFT TAGS IF YOU MAKE COPIES OF THEM!)
$50.

DECEMBER:

12.5:: COOKIE CUTTER ORNAMENTS 11AM-1:30PM OR 2:30PM-5PM
IT’S OUR TRIED AND TRUE. WE OFFER IT EVERY YEAR, AND IT ALWAYS FILLS. EACH ARTIST WILL PAINT, WIRE AND BEAD 3 INDIVIDUAL ORNAMENTS. MADE OUT OF SALT DOUGH, AND CUT OUT OF COOKIE CUTTERS, THESE ORNAMENTS START OUT LOOKING VERY MUCH LIKE PLAIN COOKIES, AND THEN THEY GET TRANSFORMED INTO BEAUTIFUL, LITTLE MASTERPIECES WITH SO MUCH PERSONALITY, YOU WILL LOOK FOR THEM TO COME OUT EVERY YEAR SO YOU CAN HANG THEM ON YOUR TREE. GREAT FOR ALL AGES. OFFERED AT 2 DIFFERENT TIMES THIS DAY, MORNING OR AFTERNOON.
$75.

12.12:: HANDMADE HOLIDAY/WINTER CARDS 11AM-2PM OR 2:30PM-5:30PM
WE OFFER THIS WORKSHOP EVERY YEAR, AND IT ALWAYS FILLS! STARTING WITH LOTS OF SOLID PAPERS, ARTISTS WILL BE GUIDED THROUGH MAKING SOME VERY SPECIAL CARDS TO GIVE TO LOVED ONES THIS YEAR. ALL WILL BE DRAWN AND PAINTED USING PENCIL, SHARPIE AND WATERCOLOR AND SOME WILL BE LAYERED WITH FABRICS AND RIBBONS. THERE WILL BE SEWING ON SOME AND GLITTER AND GEMS ON OTHERS. YOU MOST LIKELY WILL NOT WANT TO GIVE THEM AWAY! OFFERED AT 2 DIFFERENT TIMES THIS DAY, MORNING OR AFTERNOON.
$75.

12.19::PAPER MACHE REINDEER 11AM-2PM
ARTISTS WILL PAINT AND DECOUPAGE THEIR VERY OWN STANDING REINDEER. THE REINDEER WILL STAND 23” INCHES TALL AND ARTISTS ARE FREE TO USE PAINT, FABRIC, PAPERS, GLITTER AND GEMS.
$75.

12.19:: WINTER CANVAS 2:30PM-5PM
WORKING IN MIXED MEDIA, ARTISTS WILL GET TO PAINT 3 SEPARATE 9X12 CANVASES, EACH WITH A DIFFERENT SUBJECT: TREE, SNOWMAN, REINDEER, CARDINAL, DOVE, PENGUINS, POLAR BEAR ETC. THEY WILL THEN BE ABLE TO ADD FABRIC AND GEMS TO DETAIL THEM. THESE WILL BE SOMETHING THAT YOU WILL CHERISH BRINGING OUT EVERY SINGLE YEAR. MAKES GREAT GIFTS TOO!
$95. OR $125. WITH HANDMADE RUSTIC REDWOOD FRAME

12.20:: PAPER MACHE DEER HEAD WITH ANTLERS 10AM-1PM
ARTISTS WILL PAINT AND DECOUPAGE THEIR VERY OWN DEER HEAD THAT CAN BE MOUNTED TO THE WALL . TOP OF ANTLERS TO BOTTOM OF NECK MEASURES 18.5”. ARTISTS ARE FREE TO USE PAINT, FABRIC, PAPERS, GLITTER AND GEMS.
$75.

831.588.5412 OR KCELLISON@ME.COM TO SIGN UP!

*ALL CLASSES TAUGHT IN APTOS:
8061 APTOS STREET APTOS, CA 95003

* PLEASE FEEL FREE TO BRING A HEALTHY SNACK WITH WATER ALONG FOR YOUR CHILD TO HAVE DURING OUR 90 MINUTE CLASSES. THERE WILL BE A DESIGNATED SNACK TIME AT THE BEGINNING OF THE CLASS SO IT DOES NOT INTERFERE WITH MATERIALS. THERE WILL NOT BE A SNACK TIME FOR OUR 60 MINUTE CLASSES BECAUSE TIME IS SHORTER, SO PLEASE MAKE SURE ARTISTS ARE PREPARED TO WORK BEFORE THEY GET TO CLASS. OF COURSE, IF A CHILD GETS THIRSTY OR STARVING DURING/AFTER OUR PROJECT TIME, THEY WILL NOT BE REFUSED FOOD OR WATER IF THEY BRING IT.
BLUE APPLE STUDIOS IS DESIGNED AS A DROP OFF STUDIO, SO PLEASE TALK WITH YOUR CHILD BEFORE SIGNING UP AND MAKE SURE YOU ARE BOTH OKAY WITH BEING AWAY FROM EACH OTHER FOR THE TIME OF CLASS. YOU WILL BE AMAZED AT WHAT YOU GET TO SEE WHEN YOU PICK YOUR CHILD UP!


SEE YOU SOON!