Palette

art studio | anchorage, ak

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Note: Once a class is sold out, it disappears from the calendar. Except for our specialty workshops, please call us directly. 

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Wet Felting

Create your own unique everlasting bloom while learning basic wet felting technique, using wool fibers, embellished with silk. No experience (and no knitting!) required. All supplies and tools provided.

 


 

Alcohol InkS

We offer a variety of alcohol ink classes at Palette. Class includes alcohol inks, supplies and instruction. Stencil option will be provided. Alcohol inks are alcohol-based non-toxis inks. During this class you learn basic technique and application of the paints along and how you can learn how to do this on your very own. A very fun, forgiving and vibrant art form for all levels! 

 


Beginner's Screenprinting Workshop with Hulin Alaska Design

Brett of Hulin Alaska Design will show technique and application for beginners and talk about his technique as a profressional screenprinter. Attendees will be able to bring a couple of their own items to screen print (shirts, bags, pillow cases) as long as it is a cotton blend. Class will be provide poster paper for 1 design poster, inks and use of all printing materials. Great for beginngers who'd like to get their feet wet in screen printing! 


Terrarium Building

Learn how to arrange your mini ecosystem with our terrarium workshop! You will be provided with plants, rocks and everything you need to make your own terrarium. You will be able to choose your glass orb that fits to your liking. Care instructions will also be provided. Come join us for a fun evening - come create with us! 


Watercolors

Watercolor is a painting method in which the paints are made of pigments suspended in a water-based solution. Watercolor refers to both the medium and the resulting artwork. Join us in learn the basics of watercolor with floral options to choose from.


Sugar Skull Workshop 

In celebration of Dia de los Muertos, you will be able to paint and decorate your very own calavera. These are large skulls almost true to size. The calavera, or sugar skull, is a symbol for Dia de los Muertos or All Saints Day and often times is placed at alters to symbolize rebirth into the next stage of life

 


Slk Scarf Eco-Dying

Eco (or also known as "bundle") dying is a natural textile dying technique that incorporates the use of natural pigments taken from flowers, plants, bark, soil, etc. We will begin class by learning about pigment use, then bundling our fabrics and dying them into desired designs and hues. At the end of class, you will have learned about natural dying techniques and will dye your very own silk scarf.  


String Garden (Kokedama) Workshop

Kokedama is a Japanese bonzai gardening practice that translates to "moss ball". Also know as a hanging string garden. This fun class will show you the ancient and fun form of Japanese bonzai gardening. Class includes all materials, plants and instruction. Each person will be provided with supplies to make one Kokedama arrangement. Join us for this fun hands-on class! 


Watercolor Handlettering

Join us for a handlettering workshop (similar to caligraphy). You will learn brush strokes, handlettering terminology and instruction. You will finish class with creating a handlettered card. Class includes your very own handletter stater kit! Perfect summer outing!

 


Quilling

Quilling or paper filigree is an art form that involves the use of strips of paper that are rolled, shaped, and glued together to create decorative designs. Join us to learn how to quill!


Shibori Dying

Class includes materials and instruction. Using indigo ink and folding techinques to create resistants, you will dye 4 napkins and a table runner. You learn a variety of Japanese dying techniques in the Shibori style. Fun! 


Wood Burining (Pyrography)

Class includes materials and instruction and an introduction pyrography, of wood burning. You will practice onsmall pieces and then finish with creating your own design on a bamboo cutting board. Stencil options will also be provided. 


Alcohol Inks - Pet Portraits

We offer a variety of alcohol ink classes at Palette. Class includes alcohol inks, supplies and instruction. Please bring a 8 12" by 11 " black and white photo of your pet, as that will be used for a stencil. Alcohol inks are alcohol-based non-toxis inks. During this class you learn basic technique and application of the paints along and how you can learn how to do this on your very own. A very fun, forgiving and vibrant art form for all levels! 


Kids Art Saturdays

Classes occur the FIRST Saturday of every month at the studio. Every class has a different theme, focusing on your child's creative expresssion with assistance and direction from our experience instructor. Contact Palette for more info! Ages 5-12. 


Mini Artist Classes

Class occurs the THIRD Saturday of every month at the studio. Our newest class offering for toddlers! Toddlers are provided with their very own easel, paper and non-toxic paints to play around and express themselves with! They get to stand and create their own works of art. At this age toddlers are experimental and love all things tactile. Our Mini Art Mondays allow them to tap into their creativity. Parents are encouraged to help as well. Join us for this fun monthly class! Ages 2-4. 


Wreath Making

The holidays are here and what better way to celebrate that with a beautiful festive wreath that YOU'VE created! We will have a variety of greenery to choose from along with a wreath frame to hold the shape of your creation. Join us for this festive class!

 


Succulent Boxes

Learn how to create your own succulent boxes! You will be provided with plants, box and everything you need to make your own garden. You will also be able to paint your succulent box to your liking! Care instructions will also be provided. 


Zentangle

A Zentangle is an abstract drawing created using repetitive patterns according to the trademarked Zentangle Method. Zentangles are always done in black ink on white paper. We wil provide the option of coloring yours in with watercolor as well! Class includes instruction and supplies.