NEW CLASSES AND EVENTS FOR JULY AND AUGUST!!!

Join us on Monday for our Under The Sea: Summer Arts Program

  • Under The Sea: 4:00 -5:00 PM

Week Two: 6/29, 6/30, 7/1, 7/2

Lets celebrate the ocean and all its wonderful creatures and maybe mermaids too.

(All Ages)


Here are some new classes you might be interested in….

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Sewing Machine Class for You and Your Child!

Tuesday Nights from Time: 6:00-7:00 PM 

July 14, 21, and 28th

Join us at The Golden Button to learn your way around your sewing machine! While many children are now interested in learning how to use a sewing machines….more often than not, their parents do not know anything about sewing! This class is meant for parents and their children! Bring your child, one machine and one manual and learn the basics! Learn how to thread your machine, fill your bobbin, change broken needles, which needles to use for which fabric and work together with your child to create something fun for you and your child! Basic beginner projects and materials will be supplied!

Cost is $75 plus $20 (covers one adult and one child and all their supplies!)

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Drawing and Painting

Wednesdays from 6:00-7:00 PM

July 8, 15, 22, 29th

In this class we will focus on drawing and painting. Children will create art from still lives, models, photos and more. We will focus on our technique as well as how to be more positive on the outcome of finished artwork. Supplies include paint, charcoal, colored pencils, and ink. On nice days we may go outside for a little landscape drawing. Children will work at their own pace!

Each Child will receive a sketchbook to take home and carry with them!!! (Kids ages 7 to 12)

Cost is $65 plus a $20 supply fee.

Drawing and Painting More

Wednesdays from 6:00-7:00 PM

August 5, 12, 19, and 26th

In this class we will focus on drawing and painting. Children will create art from still lives, models, photos and more. We will focus on our technique as well as how to be more positive on the outcome of finished artwork. Supplies include paint, charcoal, colored pencils, and ink. On nice days we may go outside for a little landscape drawing. Children will work at their own pace!

Each child will receive a sketchbook to take home and carry with them!!! (Kids ages 7 to 12)

Cost is $65 plus a $20 supply fee.

There will be different projects than in July’s class but our focus will remain the same!

Kids Advanced Beginner Sewing Machine Classes:

Fridays from 1:00 -3:00 PM (2 hours!)

July 17, 24, and 31st

This class is for kids who have some experience with sewing machines. Join us at The Golden Button for this extended Sewing program. Kids will learn how to read sewing patterns and how to create finished clothing items. Focus on how and what materials to pick for your projects! How to read patterns and assemble garments.

Pattern choices will be given to you before the class begins. Each child will pick their own pattern.

Space in this class is extremely limited! You must register to participate in this class.

Cost is $115 (We supply your fabric and sewing pattern! Please bring your own Sewing Machine, manual, and you may bring your sewing kit… including your fabric scissors, pins, extra needles, button foot, zipper foot, seam ripper and other attachments for your machine.)


Special Events:

Family Paint Night: Sweet Treats!

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July 17th from 7-9PM

Join us for a night of treats! Create a large painting inspired by summer treats! Create a giant milkshake painting with a straw or a huge ice cream cone covered in rainbow sprinkles or even an oversized banana split with a cherry on top! This is an awesome night out for the family or a great pre slumber party event!

Up to 4 “family Members” can work on one large canvas ($55)

Or work on 2 smaller canvases ($55) Tracers are available if you would like to use them!

Some Icy treats will be served!

Kids Summer Paint Night!

Wednesday, July 15th 

From 6-8 PM

Drop the kids off and have a night off! Kids will create an awesome mixed media summer inspired painting! So much fun! Ages 5 and up.

Cost is $35 per child or 2 for $50 stay till 9 PM to create a awesome summer tshirt for $15 more! (Please let us know if your child is staying so we can have enough shirts!)

Adult Paint Night

Wednesday, July 29th from 7-9 PM.

Join us to create a guided painting! Miss Kate will take you step by step through a summer inspired painting! Snacks will be served (BYOB) $45 each or $70 for you and a friend!!! (You do not need to know how to paint!)

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Order your Valentine Paintings!

The Golden Button is open for business…. We are not totally restocked… but we are having classes and workshops. We will be open today till 5 PM and Sunday from noon to 5 PM. Stop by and say hello! Here is a photo of some new items…

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We are having a special on Valentines paintings!!!! If you order between January 25th and February 7th you will receive 10% off your painting!!! Paintings will be ready for pick up at The Golden Button before Valentines Day.  ♥

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-Small Paintings (4×4, 6×6, and other similarly sized canvases will be created or $50.00) (Please only one character/ figure per canvas)

-Medium Paintings (10x 10 -12×12 to 11x 14 will run $100.00) 

-Larger Paintings (18×18, 20x 20 and similar sizes will cost $150.00) 

Extra large paintings and odd shaped canvases can also be created. Please contact us for additional pricing.

50% deposit is needed at time of order. You may pay the remainder of the balance when your painting is picked up.

Please email us at goldenbuttonshop@yahoo.com, stop in or call (203) 910-9948 to order your painting. You may email or drop off a photo for approval.

 

There is still time to sign up for some new classes…

*Sunday,  January 26th at 2 PM Rachel Gerowe is teaching Needle Felting Pigs.

*Tuesday, January 28th at 4:45 PM is Kids Sewing

*Wednesday, January 29th at 11:00 Am is Machine Sewing

* Thursday, January 30th at 6:30 PM is Needle Felting Wall Hangings with Rachel Gerowe

* Saturday, February 1st from 11-4 PM is Valentines Making (DROP IN)

* Saturday, February 1st from 4:30- 5:30 PM is Kids Drawing and Painting

Please call ahead  or email us to save a space!!! (203) 910-9948 goldenbuttonshop@yahoo.com

Classes and Workshops

The Golden Button will be closed on April 27th… We will be at The Earth Day Celebration at Hollow Park in Woodbury and then we will be closed April 28th till we reopen on May 8th! So stop in tomorrow for last minute items!

(If you would like to sign up for a class during this time…. feel free to call and leave a message or email us at goldenbuttonshop@yahoo.com We will  have very limited phone and email access…but we will be sure to respond  in a timely manner!)

Art Enrichment

I am currently teaching art enrichment at a local school! Here are some photos of the artwork the children are creating! The trees and branches were drawn with sticks and paint!

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Girl Scouts: One Point Perspective

 

 

Girl scouts had a special drawing class this week at The Golden Button. The focus was on perspective and shading. These drawings were created using a vanishing point on the horizon line. The girls used pencils, charcoal, pastels, colored pencils, watercolors and focused on shadows and blending.

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New Class Series

New Art Class Series for April in our new workshop….
In the month of April The Golden Button will be opening on Mondays to offer workshops. Please email, call or drop in to hold a place or make a deposit…. Space is limited.
  • Make My Own Art Supplies                                                                                                                              At 4 pm there will be a 5 week workshop for children ages 3 and 4. Each week Kate from The Golden Button will teach your child how to make a special kid friendly recipe. We will make the recipe together. Then your children will create sculptures and paintings with their new art supplies. Each child will the get to take home their creations and copies of the recipes so they can make them at home. Workshops run from 4pm to 4:40pm
 Cost is $55 per child.
(SUPPLIES INCLUDES)


  • Drawing and Design                                                                                                                                            At 5pm there will be a 5 week workshop for children ages 5 to 9. This workshop focuses on drawing and design. Each child will receive a notebook to collect their drawings. The children will use different drawing materials and we will work from life and photographs.                                   Class runs from 5pm- 5:45pm
Cost is $55 per child plus $10 for supplies
  • Creating Art                                                                                                                                                        From 6:15 pm to 7:15pm there will be a 5 week workshop for children ages 10-13. Each child will explore drawing and painting and will be able to create several finished pieces to bring home. We will focus on the process of creating art. Beginning from the idea to the sketch to the finished product.
Cost is $55 per child plus $10 for supplies
  • Adults Painting on Wednesday Night  
Adults need to be creative too! On Wednesday evenings beginning at 5 pm till 7ish… Come meet up with some friends and take a non competitive- relaxing painting class. Take some time for yourself and enjoy Art Class again.
For the first class we will begin a still life painting. Then we will pick subject to paint… whether its from a picture or a mirror or you setting up your own still life. We will be using acrylic paints for this workshop. This is a four week course. (teenagers welcome)
Cost is $68 includes supplies
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  • This Friday, March 16th- Open Card Making Workshop (from 4:30- 6:30 pm drop in to make some cards $10 per person.)
  • We will also be having Wooden Egg Painting for Easter!!!
Come paint a beautiful large wooden egg $6.00 each
Saturday, March 31st- 12-5pm
Friday, April 6th- 2-5pm
and Saturday, April 7th- 12-5pm
(Till we run out of eggs)