Open Studio is an art space designed to share ideas, gather inspiration, experiment with materials & create at an informal & self-guided pace. Participants (age 15+) -- beginner to advanced -- work independently in a group environment that encourages energy & inspiration. An artist is always available to answer questions & offer guidance. Studio fees include most materials. Bring your own snacks & beverages. Wednesday nights are for adults only. Hours change weekly, so please check the calendar often. Open Studio rate is $10/hr (cash or check only). 10-hour passes & gift certificates available.
Private lessons, group projects & parties for adults are also available with advance notice.
For more information, call 610-667-3041 or email SweetMabelStudio@gmail.com.
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Advance registration with payment in full by cash or check required.
Mosaic Basics Workshop 1 - Basic Tools & Techniques - 1 Session
Using our tools, learn the basics of cutting, design, layout & adhesion while you create your own mosaic. We provide the materials, including mirror and a board for your project. 2 1/2 hours. Grouting is covered in a different workshop for a separate fee.
Mosaic Basics Workshop 2 - Grouting - 1 Session
Bring your ungrouted mosaic from our Mosaic Basics Workshop 1 or your own creation and learn the basics of grouting with us. Workshop fee includes sanded grout in choice of 3 colors and hands-on instructions. 1 1/2 hours.
1-Step Mosaic Workshop - 1 Session
Woodworking - Side by Side Bench - 1 Session
Building a comfortable bench for you, or two. Sweet Mabel Studio invites you to enjoy the satisfaction of creating a simple yet very functional sitting bench, much like the benches outside of our store & in use within the studio. This easy project is designed to use stock lumber or reclaimed wood from construction or renovations. You'll learn some of the basic woodworking techniques that could start you on the road to creating even more interesting & fun projects. Fee includes all materials.
Hypertufa Garden Pot Workshop - 1 Session
Learn how to create rustic, stone-like containers from a mixture of cement, peat & perlite that will be lightweight & look beautiful in your garden year-round.