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Classes & Workshops

Explore Your Creativity - Gift Certificates Available

Learn a new skill, refresh your perspective, and imagine the world more creatively! A few studio artists of the Alton Mill are now offering classes & workshops in a variety of mediums and themes, for beginners to advanced artists of all ages. 


Currently, the following classes are offered:


  • Encaustic Painting - Learn to paint with beeswax, heat, & fire!  Kim Kool (Edge of Grey Encaustics) and Karen Brown (Karen Brown Encaustics) offer encaustic classes, open studio's, online learning, and so much more at The Hive Encaustic Studio .  The Hive also carries specialty art and encaustic supplies.  To learn more, please visit or  !


  • Felting Workshops - Kim Kool (Edge of Grey) offers workshops in both Needle Felting and Wet Felting at The Hive. She also carries a variety of wood and felting suplies. Visit to learn more.


  • Mandala Making, Acrylic & Watercolour Painting, Drawing, and Tarot Card Reading  - CJ Shelton has recently started a Patreon account where she offers monthly subscriptions to online classes and more! Click here to find out more or visit visit her on Patreon . Check out CJ's website for information on her in-person classes and workshops.


  • Oil Painting -  Brenda Loschiavo offers group oil painting for adults - beginners are welcome! Bring your own supplies. Visit Brenda's website to sign up for her workshop or get more information.


To book individual classes, please contact the artist directly.