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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Friday Night Paint Night!!!

This Friday!!!!!!!

*A Special Paint Night for Parents and Kids!!!

*Friday, March 6th, 2015 from 7-9 PM

Have a night out with your child or your favorite little person!

Tea and hot chocolate will be served! Create a guided painting! You will each get your own canvas! Miss Kate will guide you step by step though a painting! (We suggest the child is at least 5 to create the step by step painting)

Cost is $55 per pair!
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*Friday, March 13th from 7-9 PM

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*Family Art Party

*Friday, March 13th from 7-9 PM

During our Family Art Party each family will get a large canvas to create a masterpiece! Work together to create a design or picture! (We will help you with planning and tips to create your painting!!!) Wear old clothes!!! We will be using acrylic paint!!! All ages are welcome to join! This is a wonderful keepsake! Tea and hot chocolate will be served! 

(Each family will create a different painting!!! You can paint a design or pick a theme before hand!!! Some families even bring reference materials or pictures of inspiration!!!)  

(Cost is $55 per family! Covers all supplies for 4 people!)


 

*Friday, March 20th, 2015

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*Guided Paint Night For Adults

Friday, March 20th, 2015 from 7-9 PM

Night out with your friends! Create a guided painting with Artist Kate Gorham while you have a cocktail and some snacks! This class is only for adults please! BYOBRelax have fun and bring a friend! $45 per person covers all your supplies! Bring a friend and get 2 for $70

 


 

*Sunday, March 29th 2-5 PM: Bunnies

photo-41Join us at the Golden Button on Sunday March 29th at 2 pm to create 3-D bunny sculptures. Needle felting is an easy-to-learn craft in which a barbed needle is used to sculpt wool into anything imaginable. In March’s class students will create a 4-5″, 3 dimensional felted bunny. Cost: $40 (Save $5 by bringing your own needles and foam) To register call Kate at the Golden Button at 203-910-9948.

*Sunday, April 26th 2-5 PM: Kittens

*Sunday, May 31st 2-5 PM: Turtles and Fish

*Sunday, June 14th 2-5 PM: Mermaids and Fairies

This Week at The Golden Button!

Create a Thanksgiving Turkey Centerpiece!
We have a bunch of Turkeys (I just finished another batch!) So please let me know if you are planning on coming in this week to create a turkey or two!!!!

You can stop by Friday (11/21) between 1 and 4:30 PM
Sunday between (11/23) 12 and 5 PM
or Monday between (11/24) 1 and 5 PM

All ages are welcome! $20 each covers all supplies and lots of feathers!

(Don’t forget… We moved to Woodbury!!! If you haven’t been to our new studio yet! Its located at 122 South Pomperaug Ave. in Woodbury, CT )

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Miss Kate is teaching a class at the Woodbury Library this Thursday… We are making a Autumn Fox Painting!!!

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You can sign up now for some other great classes and Workshops coming soon!!!!!

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Family Art Night!

Friday, November 28th from 7:00-8:45 PM

Spend a very special night at The Golden Button and create some art together! All ages are welcome!

Each family will receive a large canvas to paint! This might get messy! Wear old clothes! Work together to create a large piece of art to take home! Paint a picture or make a pattern or design and use everyones favorite colors! We will be using Acrylic paint… (It lasts forever! Its non toxic but does stain clothes!)

Snacks and tea and hot cocoa will be served! This is a great opportunity for a wonderful family night out! especially if you have family here from out of town! Like grandparents or cousins!

Cost is $50 per family of 4 ($5 per extra person)

(Please sign up early. Space is limited)


 

Sign up now to join us on December 4th at 6:30 PM for Needle Felting Ornaments! ($40 or save $5 if you bring your own needles and foam!) with Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals!10502396_777865845614517_7862900308231097420_n

September Workshops and Classes

Our September Series… email goldenbuttonshop@yahoo.com to hold spaces or stop by this week to sign up.

On Tuesdays:

Children’s Art Adventure (Ages 6 and up)

5:00- 5:45 PM Children are invited to explore a scientific art adventure. Use plaster to create fossils, grow crystals, and create scientific illustrations.

September 11, 18, 25th

Taught by Kate Gorham

(Cost is $ 45 plus a $10 Supply fee)

On Wednesdays:

Little Kids Art (Ages 2 to 5)

2:00 to 2:45 PM. Children ages 2- 5 will have fun with bubble art, nature sculptures and so much more. Young children get hands on. With lots of fun mediums and new things to try!

September 12,19,26

Taught by Kate Gorham

(Cost is $ 45 plus a $5 Supply fee)

Kids sewing (ages 8 and up)

5:00 – 6:00 PM.  Learn basics for sewing that will last a lifetime. Children will have fun learning how to hand sew. Make different projects include…sewing button designs, hand sewing a wall hanging and making a new shirt out of old ones. A three-part class. Bring an old t-shirt to up cycle)

September 12,19,26

Taught by Kate Gorham

(Cost is $ 45 plus a $5 Supply fee)

On Thursdays:

Open Painting (all Ages)

12:00 to 5:00 PM Relax in our workshop area and create a masterpiece. We provide a small canvas and paint supplies. Create anything you want or look at out ever growing picture collection to find inspiration. Please wear old clothes or a smock.

All Thursdays in September

Cost is $10 per canvas

Art Class for Adults

Painting Classes (Adults)

7:00 PM Put the kids to bed and get out of the house. Come hangout with friends and learn how to paint. Paint at your own speed and have fun. Focus will be on creating a sketch, practice mixing colors, and learn how to make things look more realistic and having fun! We will begin with a still life and move on from there. BYOB!!!! Adults only Please. Non competitive- you do not need experience.

September 13, 20, 27

Taught by Kate Gorham

(Cost is $ 45 plus a $10 Supply fee)

On Fridays:

Image Transferring(kids ages 6 to 12)

4:30 to 5:15 PM.  Learn fun ways to transfer printed image! During this three-session class we will learn some fun transfer techniques. First we will create a gel medium transfer and next we will transfer old animal drawings using wintergreen oil, then finally we will create a beautiful piece of artwork by transferring a drawing we make ourselves. (Gel medium, wintergreen oil, and acrylic paint will be used. Please wear old clothes or a smock)

Image Transferring (Teenagers to Adult)

5:30 to 6:15 PM.

Learn fun ways to transfer printed image! During this three-session class we will learn some fun transfer techniques. First we will create a gel medium transfer and next we will transfer old animal drawings using wintergreen oil, then finally we will create a beautiful piece of artwork by transferring a photo you took yourself onto a canvas (Gel medium, wintergreen oil, and acrylic paint will be used. Please wear old clothes or a smock)

September 14,21,28

Taught by Kate Gorham

(Cost is $ 45 plus a $10 Supply fee)

Fiber Arts Workshops

Needle Felting with Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals. Learn how to create beautiful  sculptures out of wool. Cost is $35. Save $5 if you bring your own needles and foam!!! (ages teen to adult)

Sunday, September 23:  Bats

Sunday, October 14: Witches

Sunday, November 11: Turkeys

Sunday, Decemebr16: Old Fashion Santas

A 50% deposit is now required to hold a space. Please sign up early these classes fill up quickly!!!