OCTOBER 19TH Niagara Writers Festival Central Community Library, Niagara Falls


Steve Wilson Studio and Gallery, Queen Street, Niagara Falls

New Workshops Coming Soon:

Cannabis Painting Parties

Weekly Art Retreat Series

1Bohemian Decor-Create Your Own Sanctuary

2Air Plant Wall Hangings

Introduction to Bohemian Decor Style Elements. Relax in the peaceful atmosphere as your instructor guides the group step-by-step through using brass rings, twine, birch bark, wood, a variety of wool colour options, specialty feathers, polished indigenous stones and semi-precious imported healing stones to create your very own 5″ hoop and 15″ in length, Bohemian Air Plant Wall-hanging. Add some easy-care greenery to your home.

3Bohemian Dreamcatcher Crafting

Informative history of the dreamcatcher. Discover your calm enhance your peaceful dreaming experience! Step by step instructions to weave your web. Choose your materials to create the look you chose.

4Instructional Beginners Acrylic Painting – Peacock

This class is all about building self-esteem and rediscovering how fun art can be! In a no-pressure approach with lots of guidance and instruction, participants using beginner techniques to create a take home a piece of canvas art that will be ready to hang on the wall or give as a gift. Using simple techniques step-by-step instructions for painting beautiful peacock colours.

5Recreating a Masterpiece – Introduction to Impressionism

Using acrylic paints on canvas, teaching beginners concepts in Monet style impressionism. Creating a pond full of water lilies full of colours using simple strokes and lots of tips and tricks.

6Gold Leaf Abstracts

Using acrylic paints on canvas or upcycled mirror and gold leaf to create 2 abstract wall hangings meant to be hung together. A popular decorating style and compliment to any room.

7Decoupage Treasure Box

Using thrift store treasures like old cigar boxes and jewelry chests, repurpose and recreate is the vintage style of decoupage. Varnish and dry before taking home. Participants are encouraged to go hunting for a thrift store find!

8Upcycling Straw Baskets

Instructor-led basket painting and repurposing, using unique style and designs to create interesting planters and wastebaskets.