I think we can all agree that this is a weird time in the world. We're home, we're having a lot of feelings, we're creating new flow in our lives, we're all doing the best we can. I would love to help bring routine and a little color to your week.

join ME!

Crafternoons on Zoom! with Alex Makes Art

Mondays, !Wednesdays, Fridays

4pm-6pm EST

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I will be using everyday household items to create projects that are modifiable for all ages.

 

Crafternoons will continue indefinitely and is a pay what you choose situation. To join, please register for the session. Once you've registered, you will receive your materials list and the Zoom ID for you to log in via the e-mail that you've provided. We will do a new craft on each day! You can see an example of the craft we'll be doing ahead of time below. 

  photographs of work made during past Crafternoons on Zoom  

CRAFTERNOONS ON ZOOM

Shaving Cream Stationery

Monday, August 3, 2020

Hard to believe something as ordinary as a can of shaving cream and some food coloring could create such whimsical patterns. Let's create a new set of stationery using this technique!

From:

4PM - 6PM

Watermelon Rocks

Wednesday, August 5,  2020

Time for a rock hunt! Once you locate a handful of great, smooth shapped stones, let's work to make them into juicy watermelon spears.

From:

4PM - 6PM

Bubblewrap Printing

Friday, August 7, 2020

Before you throw out that neck package.. Waiiit! Save your bubblewrap and let's work on one of my all-time favorite printmaking techniques. We'll be decorating starfish in unique tones, what combination will you come up with?

From:

4PM - 6PM

Paper Dinos

Monday, August 10, 2020

Return of the paper plate animal craft! Catch our dino decor date. Which prehistoric creature is your fave? What palette will you be using?

From:

4PM - 6PM

Stained Glass Pt. I

Wednesday, August 12,  2020

By using white glue and black paint, we will sketch out and then trace a juicy outline. These will be the first few steps for our stained glass craft. Feel free to pick out a funky surface to place your mark upon!

From:

4PM - 6PM

Stained Glass Pt. II

Friday, August 14, 2020

Part II. of our stained glass project. Today we will get colorfully creative! Choose your chose of utensils -- will you go glass paint? Or will you rock the classic batch of colored sharpies?

From:

4PM - 6PM

Duct Tape Cushion

Monday, August 17, 2020

Picnic seating, your own crafted spot for a lawn movie.. We will upcycle an old tote bag of yours and grab our favorite swatch of duct tape to create a cute n' comfy outdoor cushion.

From:

4PM - 6PM

Duct Tape Bookmarks & Charms

Wednesday, August 19,  2020

Zhuzh up your backpack, keychain or current library book with a handcrafted bookmark. Added bonus: tassle + beaded additions can suspend from the tippy top of your unique page saver or accessory.

From:

4PM - 6PM

Duct Tape Pouches

Friday, August 21, 2020

Who doesn't need a pouch? I mean, seriously. Whether this becomes a travel case, a pencil holder or just another swag bag, let's work to design a cool one. Keeping up with the weekly theme of duct tape as our primary material!

From:

4PM - 6PM

Supply Canister

Monday, August 24, 2020

Check that recycling bin for a great can or glass jar. Let's pick a material you have too many of (or forage for some nice lookin' twis we can wrap in embroidery floss or paint) and create a new desk staple.

From:

4PM - 6PM

ONE-ON-ONE

Rock Photo Holders

Wednesday, August 26,  2020

Time to break out the rock collection! We'll be using a lot of mixed media to create another rockin' desk accessory. Beads, wire, and bright colors encouraged!

From:

4PM - 6PM

ONE-ON-ONE

Cereal Box Organizer

Friday, August 28, 2020

The perfect component to stay organized and remain stylish. Break out the leftover duct tape, an array of washi tape, and/or masking tape so we can go to town on your finished box of cereal.

From:

4PM - 6PM

ONE-ON-ONE

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ONE-ON-ONE

I have officially begun providing virtual one-on-one art lessons! 

 

I will formulate an interactive art experience based off of the interests of your child. I will then hand tailor a class using the materials you have on hand for a minimum of one-hour.

 

Virtual lessons are on a sliding scale with a suggested price ranging between $45-$75/hr. 

SMALL GROUPS

With many of us creating a new routine in our homes, I am here to host a creative, interactive art experience for and yours.

 

Your small group may be a Girl Scout Troop, a circle of friends, co-workers, a surprise birthday party, a group of family members, etc. Whatever unique experience at hand, I am here to help make it happen.

 

I will formulate an interactive art experience based off of the interests of your group or on theme. I will then hand tailor a class for a minimum of one-hour. I will provide a materials list ahead of time so all parties can be prepared to craft together.

 

Virtual group lessons are on a sliding scale with a suggested price ranging between

$65-$125/hr. 

Alex Makes Art, LLC

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