Jul
18
6:00 PM18:00

ALCOHOL INK BUFFALO

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Join me for a crowd favorite! Explore Alcohol Ink and its application in painting to create a one of a kind Buffalo painting on Yupo paper. We’ll utilize inks to mimic the effect of watercolor in bold and vivid colors, as well as drawing and line work to emphasize the bust of the animal. Students will be experimenting with ink application and will leave with a basic understanding of how to further pursue the medium. Print includes a professional matte package to fit in an 11” x 14” frame.

Side note - you are not limited to only the buffalo inspired designs - you are welcome to request a specific animal reference. Please note this request must be submitted to instructor no less than 48 hours before class.

AGES: 16 years and up - no experience necessary!

MATERIALS: All supplies are included.

$40.00


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Aug
1
6:00 PM18:00

BAR GLASS ETCHING ON THE PATIO

Join us at 189, to celebrate craft cocktails and art! In this class, we will be celebrating music and how we can use our favorite records as functional wall decor! Students will create a custom clock!!

Beverages and food will be available to order à la carte for your enjoyment! 189 will be featuring an $8 Bourbon Flight (regularly $11) and an $8 Flamed Old Fashioned (regularly $12) for those participating in the class!

LOCATION: 189, 189 Main St, East Aurora, NY 14052

AGES: 16 years and up - no experience necessary!

MATERIALS: All supplies are included. Students are encouraged to bring their favorite record to work with, though records will be provided.

$35.00


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Aug
13
6:00 PM18:00

RECORD CLOCKS AT 189

Join us at 189, to celebrate craft cocktails and art! In this class, we will be celebrating music and how we can use our favorite records as functional wall decor! Students will create a custom clock!!

Beverages and food will be available to order à la carte for your enjoyment! 189 will be featuring an $8 Bourbon Flight (regularly $11) and an $8 Flamed Old Fashioned (regularly $12) for those participating in the class!

LOCATION: 189, 189 Main St, East Aurora, NY 14052

AGES: 16 years and up - no experience necessary!

MATERIALS: All supplies are included. Students are encouraged to bring their favorite record to work with, though records will be provided.

$35.00


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Aug
15
6:00 PM18:00

ALCOHOL INK COASTERS

Join me at MUSEjar to create functional art for your home! Explore Alcohol Ink and its application in painting to create one of a kind paintings on ceramic tile. We’ll utilize inks to mimic the effect of watercolor in bold and vivid colors, and create lush color backgrounds. Students will be experimenting with ink application and will leave with a basic understanding of how to further pursue the medium. Students will be learning how to finish and seal their coasters with Resin.

NOTE: Coasters must be left to cure 48 HRS at MJ and will be notified for pick up from instructor when dry. Resin is a messy medium, and students should be prepared with a smock or old clothes.

AGES: 16 years and up - no experience necessary!

MATERIALS: All supplies are included.

$40.00


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Aug
21
6:00 PM18:00

WATERCOLOR BASICS: FLORALS

New to watercolors? That is ok! Build a strong foundation with practice. We will be exploring the introduction to supplies, brushes, and how to use them to create beautiful abstract florals. Students will be leaving with a small beginner kit and practice exercises.

We will be working from life and fresh flowers, but if students would like to bring a reference photo of a flower are encouraged to do so.

AGES: 16 years and up - no experience necessary!

MATERIALS: All supplies are included. Students will be leaving with a small beginner watercolor kit.

$38.00


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Sep
19
6:00 PM18:00

PAPER HOUSE PLANTS

Photo Credit: Corrie Hogg

Photo Credit: Corrie Hogg

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Want the look of a happy, healthy houseplant without the maintenance? Take all the hard work out of plant care and construct a paper plant that can easily be mistaken for the real thing! We will use paper and patterns to create our realistic version of one of our favorite house plants. No watering necessary!

AGES: 16 years and up - no experience necessary!

MATERIALS: All supplies are included. Students should bring their own pot for planting, No larger than 8” Diameter.

$38.00


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Jul
12
6:00 PM18:00

LAND + SKY MIXED MEDIA PAINTING

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Explore the mediums of painting and collage in this abstract landscape workshop. Students will blend the techniques of watercolor to create backgrounds, collage to create depth and shape, as well as line work to create finer detail. We will be focusing on landscape and how shape, color, and line can create atmosphere outside of the realistic representation.

Students are encouraged to bring landscape references focused on how sky and land meet, as well as various papers for collage.

AGES: 16 years and up - no experience necessary!

MATERIALS: All supplies are included. Students are encouraged to bring landscape references and their own paper, texture pieces to collage to their piece. Various papers will be supplied.

$38.00


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Jul
10
6:00 PM18:00

WINE WATERCOLORS AT ALCHEMY WINE + BEER

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Join us at Alchemy to celebrate wine and art! We will be focusing on Red and White wines, and the different glassware paired with them in an Illustrative Watercolor print. The perfect addition for your bar cart or office wall and gift for the wine lover in your life!

Beverages and food will be available to order à la carte for your enjoyment!

LOCATION: Alchemy Wine & Beer, 20 Union Street Hamburg, NY 14075

PLEASE NOTE: Alchemy Wine & Beer is located in the backside of the mixed-use building at 50 Buffalo Street, with the historical address of 20 Union Street, located on the corner of both Buffalo and Union Street in the Village of Hamburg. Parking is available in our small private shared lot located at Union Street as well as in the Hamburg municipal lot.

AGES: 16 years and up - no experience necessary!

MATERIALS: All supplies are included.

$35.00


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Jul
9
6:00 PM18:00

WHISKEY WATERCOLORS AT 189

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Join us at 189, to celebrate craft cocktails and art! We will be focusing on Whiskey and the different glassware paired with Scotch, Whiskey, and Bourbon in an Illustrative Watercolor print. A perfect addition for your bar cart or office wall!

Beverages and food will be available to order à la carte for your enjoyment! 189 will be featuring an $8 Bourbon Flight (normally $11) and an $8 Flamed Old Fashioned (normally $12) for those participating in the class!

LOCATION: 189, 189 Main St, East Aurora, NY 14052

AGES: 16 years and up - most suitable for adults - no experience necessary!

MATERIALS: All supplies are included.

$35.00


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Jun
28
6:00 PM18:00

ALCOHOL INK- ABSTRACT BACKGROUNDS

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Explore alcohol ink and its application in painting in this introductory level class. We’ll utilize inks to mimic the effect of watercolor in bold and vivid colors, as well as drawing and line work on Yupo Paper. Students will experiment with ink application, blending and color mixing to create lush backgrounds. The class includes one professional matte package to fit in 11”x14” frame.

AGES: 16 years and up - no experience necessary!

MATERIALS: All supplies are included.

$38.00


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Dec
10
6:30 PM18:30

ALCOHOL INK: WINTER FLOWERS AT THE ROCHESTER BRAINERY

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Explore Alcohol Ink and its application in painting to create a one of a kind Winter Inspired floral print on Yupo paper. We'll utilize inks to mimic the effect of watercolor in bold and vivid colors. You'll go home with a print that includes a professional matte package to fit in 11”x14” frame.

$45.00

Class location: This class will take place at Rochester Brainery located at 176 Anderson Ave. F109, Rochester, NY 14607. Click here for directions. 


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HOLIDAY GIFTING SERIES- BLOCK PRINT WRAP PAPER & STAMP AT MUSEjar
Nov
15
6:00 PM18:00

HOLIDAY GIFTING SERIES- BLOCK PRINT WRAP PAPER & STAMP AT MUSEjar

Presents under the tree never looked cuter! Learn the way of receptive pattern making with this block print inspired class at MUSEjar. Create your own stamp to use on your own wrapping paper roll. Each student will leave with one full roll of wrapping paper.

35.00

This class is offered in a Holiday Gifting Series. Round out your Christmas gifting with a homemade touch. Class Bundle includes Leather Stamped Gift Tags (11/8), Personalized Stamped Wrapping Paper (11/15), as well as Wood Burned Ornaments (11/29) perfect for the tree.

75.00


Ages: 16 years and up- no experience necessary!

Materials: All supplies included.

NOTE: All classes require a minimum number of students to run. Please sign up in advance to help avoid cancellation due to low registration. In case of a cancellation, you will be notified prior and receive a full refund from MUSEjar.

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Nov
12
6:30 PM18:30

ALCOHOL INK: FLOWERS AT THE ROCHESTER BRAINERY

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Registration for this class is closed. Please click the link for Decembers workshop at The Rochester Brainery!

Time for a crowd favorite! Explore Alcohol Ink and its application in painting to create a one of a kind floral print on Yupo paper. We'll utilize inks to mimic the effect of watercolor in bold and vivid colors. You'll go home with a print that includes a professional matte package to fit in 11”x14” frame.

$45.00

Class location: This class will take place at Rochester Brainery located at 176 Anderson Ave. F109, Rochester, NY 14607. Click here for directions. 


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ALCOHOL INK FLOWERS AT MUSEjar
Nov
7
6:00 PM18:00

ALCOHOL INK FLOWERS AT MUSEjar

Explore alcohol ink and its application in painting to create a one of a kind floral print on Yupo paper. We’ll utilize inks to mimic the effect of watercolor in bold and vivid colors, as well as drawing and line work. Print includes a professional matte package to fit on a 11”x14” frame.

40.00

Ages: 16 years and up- no experience necessary!

Materials: All supplies included. Flower reference photos are encouraged, but not required. References will be provided.

NOTE: All classes require a minimum number of students to run. Please sign up in advance to help avoid cancellation due to low registration. In case of a cancellation, you will be notified prior and receive a full refund from MUSEjar.

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LARKINVILLE BLOCK PARTY
Sep
29
12:00 PM12:00

LARKINVILLE BLOCK PARTY

  • Larkin Street Buffalo, NY, 14210 United States (map)
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There’s no better way to kick off fall in Buffalo than a neighborhood street festival! Seneca St. will be closed and lined with more than 50 artisan vendors, food trucks, musicians and more for a day of shopping, eating, drinking, lawn games, and live music.

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ALCOHOL INK ELEPHANTS AT PARKSIDE MEADOW
Sep
25
7:00 PM19:00

ALCOHOL INK ELEPHANTS AT PARKSIDE MEADOW

Join me at Parkside Meadow for a crowd favorite! Explore Alcohol Ink and its application in painting to create a one of a kind Elephant print on Yupo paper. Utilize inks to mimic the effect of watercolor in bold and vivid colors. Painting includes a professional matte package to fit in 11”x14” frame.

Side note - you are not limited to only the elephant-inspired designs - you are welcome to request a specific animal reference. Please note submissions made to Instructor no less than 48 hours before class.

Beverages and food will be available to order à la carte for your enjoyment!


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ALCOHOL INK ELEPHANT PAINTING w/ Makers Buffalo
Apr
25
6:00 PM18:00

ALCOHOL INK ELEPHANT PAINTING w/ Makers Buffalo

  • Wednesday, April 25, 2018
  • 6:00 PM  8:00 PM
  • Modern Nostalgia (map)

Join me while exploring Alcohol Inks and its application in painting to create a one of a kind Elephant print on Yupo paper. Utilize inks to mimic the effect of watercolor in bold and vivid colors. Gallery Print 8”x10” matted in a bright white Matte (11”x14”).

Ages: Friendly for all teenage or adult ages, no experience necessary! BYOB! 

Location: Modern Nostalgia, 1382 Hertel Ave

NOTE: All classes require a minimum number of students to run. Please sign up in advance to help avoid cancellation due to low registration. In the case of a cancellation, you will be notified prior and receive a full refund. 

$40.00

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April Makers Takeover: POLYMER CLAY NECKLACE @ MOD/NOS
Apr
19
6:00 PM18:00

April Makers Takeover: POLYMER CLAY NECKLACE @ MOD/NOS

  • Thursday, April 19, 2018
  • 6:00 PM  8:00 PM
  • Modern Nostalgia (map)

Using polymer clay, we'll teach you how to marble your way to a beautiful bead or series of beads. From there, we'll add various bits of brass hardware and leather cord to complete your design and ta da! A perfect summer beauty ready for you to wear or share!

Ages: 16 years and up - no experience necessary! * Small parts, so bring glasses if need be. 

Materials: All supplies are included.

Location: Modern Nostalgia, 1382 Hertel Ave

NOTE: All classes require a minimum number of students to run. Please sign up in advance to help avoid cancellation due to low registration. In the case of a cancellation, you will be notified prior and receive a full refund. 

32.00

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April Makers Takeover: BLOCK PRINTING PILLOW COVER @ MOD/NOS
Apr
17
6:00 PM18:00

April Makers Takeover: BLOCK PRINTING PILLOW COVER @ MOD/NOS

  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018
  • 6:00 PM  7:00 PM
  • Modern Nostalgia (map)

Learn the way to repetitive pattern making with this Block Printed Pillow Cover Class. I will show you different patterns and styles to make sure you make the very best customized pillow! Printing will be on 18 x 18" pillow cover's (insert not included). 

Ages: Friendly for all teenage or adult ages, no experience necessary! BYOB! 

Location: Modern Nostalgia, 1382 Hertel Ave

NOTE: All classes require a minimum number of students to run. Please sign up in advance to help avoid cancellation due to low registration. In the case of a cancellation, you will be notified prior and receive a full refund. 

38.00

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April Makers Takeover: LEATHER PETAL EARRING @ MOD/NOS
Apr
11
6:00 PM18:00

April Makers Takeover: LEATHER PETAL EARRING @ MOD/NOS

  • Wednesday, April 11, 2018
  • 6:00 PM  8:00 PM
  • Modern Nostalgia (map)

Let's play while learning how to make a beautiful pair of Leather Petal Earrings! You will learn beginner level jewelry skills such as hand molding your own ear wire, proper jewelry tools use and understanding / designing with mixed materials. The sample pictured is a template, but you will always be free to adapt to your personal style.

Ages: 16 years and up - no experience necessary! BYOB!

Materials: All supplies are included.

Location: Modern Nostalgia, 1382 Hertel Ave 

NOTE: All classes require a minimum number of students to run. Please sign up in advance to help avoid cancellation due to low registration. In the case of a cancellation, you will be notified prior and receive a full refund. 

32.00

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Part Three: Block Stamp Print with Makers
Mar
21
6:00 PM18:00

Part Three: Block Stamp Print with Makers

Gallery Wall Series
A three-part gallery print series exploring different painting styles and mediums to design a personalized gallery print series perfect for any wall in your home. Prints vary in size and concept. Taught by Laura Cott of LaCott Fine Art. Class succession is not mandatory.

Part one of a three part series was the Alcohol Ink Elephant Painting
the second part is the Mixed Media Collage...

Part three of three: Block Stamp Print
The final class of the series, learn to make your own stamp to produce a repetitive pattern print. Stamped on heavy stock paper with acrylic paint. Gallery Print 8”x10” matted in a bright white Matte (11”x14”).

Ages: Friendly for all teenage or adult ages, no experience necessary! BYOB! 

Location: Modern Nostalgia, 1382 Hertel Ave

NOTE: All classes require a minimum number of students to run. Please sign up in advance to help avoid cancellation due to low registration. In the case of a cancellation you will be notified prior and receive a full refund. 

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Part Two: Mixed Media Collage with Makers
Feb
22
6:30 PM18:30

Part Two: Mixed Media Collage with Makers

Gallery Wall Series
A three-part gallery print series exploring different painting styles and mediums to design a personalized gallery print series perfect for any wall in your home. Prints vary in size and concept. Class succession is not mandatory.

Part one of a three part series was the Alcohol Ink Elephant Painting
the second part is the Mixed Media Collage...

***Part two of three: Mixed Media Collage***
This second class of a three part series taught by Laura dives into the exploration
of abstract watercolor painting and paper collage. Blend the techniques of traditional watercolor painting, the use of paper, sharpie and pastel. Come away with a one of a kind painting or the perfect compliment to an every growing gallery wall. Gallery Print 5”x7” matted in a bright white Matte (8”x10”).

Part three of three: Block Stamp Print
The final class of the series, learn to make your own stamp to produce a repetitive pattern print. Stamped on heavy stock paper with acrylic paint. Gallery Print 8”x10” matted in a bright white Matte (11”x14”).

Ages: Friendly for all teenage or adult ages, no experience necessary! BYOB! 

Location: Modern Nostalgia, 1382 Hertel Ave

NOTE: All classes require a minimum number of students to run. Please sign up in advance to help avoid cancellation due to low registration. In the case of a cancellation you will be notified prior and receive a full refund. 

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