Open Studio Nights – Celebrate Art
November 3rd | Friday | 5:30pm – 8:30pm | FREE
Come experience a glimpse into a working artist studio and engage with art enthusiasts during Open Studio Nights at Chattanooga WorkSpace on Friday, November 3rd from 5:30 – 8:30 pm. The artists currently in residence at Chattanooga WorkSpace will have their studios open for everyone to explore, purchase local art and see their newest creative works on display. This is a free family-friendly event.
Celebrate Art is being sponsored by Kreative 1s, Inc. and Hors d’ oeuvres served by These Girls Cook.
Colleen Williams with Colleen Williams Clay and Nestor Valdes are the featured artists in the WorkSpace Gallery. Victoria Kile is the featured artist and guest on the 2nd floor.
Chattanooga WorkSpace artists enjoy opening their personal studios to engage with the community, showing their finished works and providing a glimpse of their artistic process. Visit each floor to see a new theme, exhibit or meet someone new. It’s a cultural experience perfect for a date night, family night out or for anyone interested in meeting other artists.
Fall Wreath Making
November 6th | Monday | 6:pm – 7:30pm | $44
Get ready to dress up your front door and make the neighbors a little jealous with a beautifully handmade Fall wreath.
Join us for a super fun evening with creativity. You will learn the process of how to pick and arrange Instagram worthy wreaths to deck out that front door. So grab your friends and get ready to spend an evening learning and making beautiful things together.
Best part? The wreath can be used for every season. You’ll simply change out the decorations. Cost includes all supplies.
Excel at Excel: Beginner’s Excel Training
November 9th | Thursday | 11:30am – 1:pm | $25
Join us for a lunchtime lesson of fun and take your Excel skills to the next level. Boost your productivity and make a statement in your workplace. Attend this session to learn about setting print parameters, formatting spreadsheets, sorting information, filtering information, splitting and combing cells, simple formulas, PivotTables (they’re easier than you think!), and other features of Microsoft Excel.
Please bring your own PC to this course as there are no computers on site. MAC user are also welcome to attend and bring their computer; however, some key strokes and functions vary. Autumn’s expertise is in line with PCs.
You’re also welcome to bring your own lunch.
DIY Fall Decor: Beginner’s Macrame
November 9th | Thursday | 5:30pm – 7:30pm | $25
We’re well into a new season and there’s nothing better to get you into the mood than refreshing some of your home decor. Anthropologie, Urban Outfitters, West Elm and many other home decor sites showcase these beautiful macrame wall hangings, but why buy it when you can DIY it?!
Come and craft your own chic work of art. You will be amazed at how quickly you can DIY something that could easily have cost you more than $100!
Excel at Excel: Intermediate Excel Training
November 10th | Friday | 11:30am – 1:pm | $25
Excel workbook? More like funbook!
Join us for a lunchtime lesson of fun and take your Excel skills to the next level. Boost your productivity and make a statement in your workplace. Attend this session to learn about formatting spreadsheets, PivotTables, Vlookups, splitting cells, creating drop down lists, forecasting and other advanced features of Microsoft Excel. Attendees should have a basic Excel knowledge and the ability to execute simple formulas prior to attending the class.
Please bring your own PC to this course as there are no computers on site. MAC users are also welcome to attend and bring their computer; however, some key strokes and functions vary. Autumn’s expertise is in line with PCs.
You’re also welcome to bring your own lunch.
You CAN Speak Up – Anytime, Anywhere!
November 11th | Saturday | 10:am-5:pm | $135.00
Hosted by the Chattery
Is the fear of speaking holding you back in your personal or professional life?
Are you quiet in meetings or at parties because you are afraid you’ll say the wrong thing, or say it badly?
Does the thought of making a speech or giving a presentation terrify you?
Do you experience that sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach? Dry mouth? Sweaty palms? Quivering voice?
Does your heart race?
Do you question your ability? Wonder if anyone is really interested in what you have to say?
Do you find it difficult to be spontaneous? Be yourself?
Would you like to:
Release the fears that hold you back?
Be your most comfortable, authentic self in personal and professional settings?
Communicate with full presence, ease, confidence and impact?
Come join with others who share the same anxieties. Support each other, share your stories, laugh (and cry) together as your break through old fears.
Claim your voice, speak the scary, find the funny, touch the heart – you CAN do this!
Using Calligraphy for Thanksgiving Placecards
November 13th | Monday | 6:pm – 7:30pm | $25
Are you trying to take your Thanksgiving up a notch this year?
Join us as we make beautiful placecards for your Thanksgiving guests. You’ll learn and practice calligraphy, create placecards using fall foliage, and end up impressing your guests before dinner is even served.
All supplies included, and participants will walk away with a calligraphy pen to keep practicing!
Venting & Gratitude: Journaling 101
November 15th | Wednesday | 6:pm – 7:30pm | $17
Do you want to journal but think your thoughts aren’t profound enough? Do you already journal and worry that it’s a book of negativity and if someone found it they’d think you’re a horrible and miserable person? Yes, we have this healthy outlet and yet have unhealthy thoughts about it.
In this class, we’ll talk about the relief of journaling, and that you can actually have fun! We’ll do writing exercises in the class, exploring methods to find the one that feels both easy and powerful for you. Please bring tools to write: paper, journal, computer, or journal app. Pens and pencils will be provided.
Introduction to Stand Up Comedy
November 16th, Thursday | 6:pm – 7:30pm | $17
Have you always loved stand up but have been too nervous to try it? Do your friends think you’re funny and tell you to share your stories on stage?
At this class, you’ll learn the basic “how to” of stand up comedy. This class will cover holding a mic, introducing other comedians, outlining a joke, collaborating with others, and information on open mics. Most importantly, the class will cover what not to do – how to keep from failing on stage.
Introduction to Weaving
November 18th | Saturday | 2:pm – 5:pm | $55
Learn the basics of weaving on a simple frame loom. Beginner weaves and stitches will be covered, and you will begin your very own woven wall hanging to take home (as well as a sweet little loom). Love fiber art? This class is for you. Each participant will be supplied with a small tapestry loom, yarns, and all the necessary tools to create one wall hanging, which we may finish during the 3 hour workshop. Light snacks provided.
Holiday Peace: Bath Salts & Sugar Scrubs
November 29th | Wednesday | 6:pm – 7:pm | $25
Come and learn a few tips to have less stress for the holidays and enjoy more excitement and adventure. Have fun making DIY spa products with essential oils! You can make one or both. One will be a relaxing bath salt (using Lavender or Serenity) in an ornament, that you decorate, and the other will be an invigorating sugar scrub! Keep one for yourself and give one as a gift. You’ll also walk away with a few recipes for future use.
Coasters & Ornaments Ink Class
November 30th | Thursday | 6:pm – 8:pm | $45
Have fun creating coasters and ornaments with vibrant alcohol inks! Keep them for yourself or give as gifts! $45 include all supplies! Message me “Michelle Fountain: https://www.facebook.com/Fountain-Studio-121720444523555/ to secure your spot!