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Watercolor Workshop April 7th, 2019, 2pm to 5pm
Watercolor Workshop at our studio in downtown Washington, Pennsylvania. Come join us for a relaxing workshop that will teach you the basics of beginning watercolor as well as unique techniques and preparation of your watercolor paper. Paper will be provided. Bring your own watercolor brushes, tube watercolors, and a snack. $40 per person.
Wildflower Floral Spray Workshop
April 5th, 6:30pm At Thistledown Home and Art Studio
Come join us as we create this beautiful Wildflower Floral Spray. This arrangement is done with quality permanent florals. We are using asters, fern, yarrow, twigs, pussy willows, & boxwood on a moss-covered block. This would make a nice addition to your home or could be attached to a grapevine wreath and used on your door. The overall measurement of the swag is 25 in by 7 in . Cost is only $35. All materials are supplied.
Spring Open House At Thistledown Home and Art
April 13th, 2019 11am to 5pm
Come join us for a Spring Open House! April showers bring may flowers and we are bursting into bloom at our shop and art studio in downtown Washington, Pennsylvania. You are invited to gather at our quaint little shop to celebrate the season! We will be giving free demonstrations on building and wrapping your Easter baskets, making a beautiful bow, and Spring gardening advice from an expert gardener. Demonstrations will take place on the hour. Also for your enjoyment there will be live music, sweet and savory refreshments as well as wonderful iced teas and wine punch. We will be offering 15% off the entire store and a free gift for the first 20 customers! Come join the fun!
Mother's Day Tea May 4th 5-7pm
Come celebrate Motherhood with us for a beautiful Mother's Day Tea . Sit down at our beautiful tables set with lovely vintage tea sets, enjoy a warm cup of specialty spiced tea, clotted cream, tea cakes, lemon curd and delicious jams. Enjoy the sounds of local musicians, as well as heartwarming and stirring poetry readings from local poets. Come relax and reflect on the gift and joys of motherhood. We are offering 15% off the entire shop and a chance to enjoy some relaxing quality time with your mother. Space is limited.
Bluebird of Happiness Mother Daughter Paint and Sip May 10th 6 to 8pm
Come join us and get happy with your mother , daughter, friend or solo and paint this colorful Bluebird of Happiness! We we'll be painting this on an 11 by 14 canvas. The cost is $30. Plus we are offering 15% off any of our beautiful products in our store. Space is limited Reserve early! As always feel free to bring any beverage and snack he would like. Seats are reserved with payment. You can pay on my website or at our studio.
Children's Summer Art Classes Saturdays June 8th to the 29th,
11am to 12pm
Come join us for children's art classes where your child will learn the basics of observation, composition, color theory, watercolor, drawing, mixed media and more! $20 per class. 4 week sessions. If you pay for 4 weeks all together you get $10 off! Your child will enjoy a fun and creative atmosphere while learning the basics of fine art discipline. Ages 7 to 12.
J&D Winery Paint and Sip Buckeye Daisy June 13th 6 to 8pm
Come and join us for a great time for our first Paint and Sip of the summer at J&D Cellars. We will be creating this beautiful palette knife painting with lots of texture. We will do this on an 11 by 14 canvas. Light Refreshments are included. $35 This event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for another time.
Colorful Gerbera Paint and Sip June 15th 5 to 7pm
Come create these colorful summer Gerbera daisies with us at the studio! We will be painting these beauties on a 16x20 canvas step by step. Bring a drink and snacks of your choice. $35 per person This event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for a different date.
Emerging Mermaid Paint and Sip J&D Winery July 18th 6 to 8pm
Take a trip under the sea with us and paint this lovely Emerging Mermaid on an 11 x 14 canvas! The background is a watercolor effect and we will be doing drips down the painting. The mermaid will be pre-drawn drawn for you unless you request to have a blank canvas. Light refreshments are included. Cost is $35
Children's Summer Classes Every Saturday at 11am to 12pm
Beginning June 8th
Come join us for a children's beginning art class. We will cover shapes, shading, value, watercolor, charcoal, acrylic painting, mixed media and more! These classes are a four week session. Only $20 per class. Book your spot today!
Spring Fine Art Classes (8 Weeks)
Come join us starting on March 12th for 8 weeks as we develop our artistic skills in our spring Fine Art Classes. Advanced students at 5 and beginners at 6:15. In our advanced class students work on individual projects in addition to demonstrated instructions on Advanced Techniques in painting, composition color theory. We will also explore other medians such as watercolor, mixed media and pastels . As the weather breaks we will venture outside for studies on nature and Landscape painting. The beginners will be learning the basics observation, values and introduction into painting. Only $20 a class or $150.00 if paid in advance for all eight weeks
Student Art Exhibit Sunday May 5th 4-7pm
We are pleased to invite you to attend our Student Art Exhibition at Thistledown Home and Art. These are amazing emerging artists displaying a diverse range of skills, talents and techniques, not to mention hard work and dedication. This show is free and open to the public. There will be Cinco De Mayo themed refreshments available. The artwork will be available for purchase. Come join us for a fun evening!
Nature Art Classes May 7 (4 Weeks)
Join us for Kids Art Classes on Mondays at 5:30. Each class is $20. Contact us for information.
Wonderful Instructor and wonderful time. April was very accommodating as well as very pleasant. Will definitely be doing this again!
I was invited to a private party for my friend. This was the most fun I have had in a long time. Very relaxing and the owner April Ryan is a class act!
I had an amazing time! I had so much fun! And to think, I didn’t think I had artistic ability! April makes the whole experience so fun and enjoyable! Great job! Can’t wait to come back!