“Art is never finished, only abandoned.” Leonardo da Vinci
In the summer time, when the weather feels warm, it’s so nice to walk around the art walk, & see what’s new at the local galleries, studios, museums, and art events for adults and the whole family. You can also find out more on my Instagram/Facebook pages; Rachel’s Whimsical Art.
Handbuilding & Sculpting Ceramics Classes for Teens/Adults at Baker Creek Studio in Bellingham!
Join local ceramic artist, Rachel Simpson, and learn to create your own cake platters and serving dishes in this 5 week class! Class sessions typically begin with a 30 minute demonstration of techniques followed by free time for students to work on their projects. Class will meet from 6:00pm to 8:30pm or from 9:30am - 12:00pm for five weeks (Select which class is best for you). The last gathering will be to pick up your final work. In this class, you will learn to work with slabs and coiling methods. Students will create their own cake plate using any of these methods. Class session is for $165 and the material fee for clay is $30 per bag. Please bring clay tools, a small hand towel and plastic to cover your work in progress. Dress for mess and come ready to have some fun! This is a beginning level class, meant for people new to clay or who only had a few classes, ages 12 and up. Register with Baker Creek!
Ceramic Garden Masks workshop at Tri-Dee Arts!
Tri-Dee Arts in Mount Vernon
215 S. 1st Street, Mount Vernon, WA 98273,
August 11th, Saturday, 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Join local ceramic artist Rachel Simpson at Tri-Dee Arts, and create a hanging garden mask, or a nautical mask! Choose to make a classic Green Man mask, Sun/Moon face, or a Nautical themed face with starfish, fish scales, and shapes of shells. Rachel will guide you in sculpting facial features in the right proportions for a realistic mask, or get creative and make it whimsical. Dress for mess and be ready to have some fun with clay! All levels, including teens ages 12 and up with a parent, are welcome. All materials included in class fee. Finished masks will be ready for pickup in 2 weeks. Register with Tri-Dee Arts via phone or in person!
Art Booth at the Bellingham SeaFeast – September 22nd
School Arts Enrichment Programs
Thank you for all your enthusiasm for The Arts and keeping it alive within our community!
~ Rachel Simpson
~ Artist, Art Teacher, (K-12)