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National Gnome Day Paint Night

The Art Bodega 2407 Washington Road, Washington, IL, United States

All ages welcome as we guide you through painting and designing your very own gnome. We will have a variety of gnome shapes and sizes. Projects start at $25! $5 ticket for entry! *PAY AS YOU PAINT*

Difficulty: Easy

Wheel Throwing, Beginners Welcome

The Art Bodega 2407 Washington Road, Washington, IL, United States

In this wheel throwing class, learn the basics of working with clay on the wheel. You will learn the proper techniques and methods of keeping the clay piece centered and balanced as well as how to pull the clay up into a cylinder or bowl shape. No experience is needed and you will be amazed at what you can learn during this class.

You may create as many pieces as desired in the time of the class and any pieces you choose to keep will be fired and ready for you to glaze in the design and color of your choice. You may come in any time during business hours for glazing, no reservation required. Finished pieces include clay used, paint glazes used, and 2 firings at just $15 per piece.

Sold Out $35.00
Difficulty: Moderate

Sea Glass Succulents

The Art Bodega 2407 Washington Road, Washington, IL, United States

Something fun and new in the studio!  Join us for a fun class of creating one-of-a-kind sea glass succulents! Our instructor will walk you through step by step to create your very own version! Your $35 ticket includes ALL materials, including sea glass (many different colors), to make 1 succulent (it lights up) and instruction! (if you have your own sea glass, you are welcome to bring it) Don’t miss out on this class! This class is open to ages 13 and up!

$35.00
Difficulty: Very Easy

Bridgerton Paint Night

The Art Bodega 2407 Washington Road, Washington, IL, United States

Enter the luxurious realm of the Bridgerton family and unleash your artistic skills at our Bridgerton-themed paint night! Come be part of an evening filled with sophistication, artistry, and delightful companionship, drawing inspiration from the cherished series and the Regency era. Enjoy themed art projects, snacks, and surprises! Gather your friends and be part of the season's grand social event! These projects are not instructed but we will have our talented artists here to assist you in any way.

Wheel Throwing, Beginners Welcome

The Art Bodega 2407 Washington Road, Washington, IL, United States

In this wheel throwing class, learn the basics of working with clay on the wheel. You will learn the proper techniques and methods of keeping the clay piece centered and balanced as well as how to pull the clay up into a cylinder or bowl shape. No experience is needed and you will be amazed at what you can learn during this class.

You may create as many pieces as desired in the time of the class and any pieces you choose to keep will be fired and ready for you to glaze in the design and color of your choice. You may come in any time during business hours for glazing, no reservation required. Finished pieces include clay used, paint glazes used, and 2 firings at just $15 per piece.

Get Tickets $35.00 (1 left)
Difficulty: Moderate

Axolotl Ice Cream Social!

The Art Bodega 2407 Washington Road, Washington, IL, United States

Let's all get together and enjoy some amazing ice cream from Ice Cream Factory and paint an adorable ice cream bowl!

Cactus Clay Planter Class

The Art Bodega 2407 Washington Road, Washington, IL, United States

Unleash your creativity and bring a touch of the desert to your home with our Clay Cactus class! This hands-on workshop is perfect for beginners and experienced clay artists alike!

HISRA Private Event

The Art Bodega 2407 Washington Road, Washington, IL, United States

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Summer 2024 Kids’ Art Camp Week 4

The Art Bodega 2407 Washington Road, Washington, IL, United States

Join us at Art at the Bodega for a ton of creative fun this summer! Each camp is weekly, Tuesday thru Thursday with a unique theme that will inspire our projects.

These 5  Day Camps are designed for kids ages 6+
Each camp will run from 9:00AM-12:00PM

**PLEASE NOTE:  Each camp will include projects in Clay, Glass Fusing, Ceramic Painting, Canvas, Wood Signs and other mixed media there will be 7-10 projects at each camp and an Art show every Monday night @5:30 p.m. following the camp, for parents and kids to show off their projects!  Each camp will have a variety of styles and techniques used on the projects in that theme.

Get Tickets $150.00 (1 left)

Fluid Art Canvas Class

The Art Bodega 2407 Washington Road, Washington, IL, United States

Fluid Art, i.e, (Paint Pouring) has arrived at the Bodega.  dive into the mesmerizing world of fluid art in this dynamic workshop designed to ignite your artistic expression.  Whether you have created fluid art projects in the past or you are a baby in this type of art, this class is for you.  We take all the guesswork out of this style of art.  We have tested all the products and created acrylic paints that have been prepared for you perfectly to create a masterpiece of epic proportion.  You get to choose the colors (up to 4) and the style you are looking for and we will help you create it.  We will hold on to your pieces for approximately 1 week so that they are thoroughly dried and you if so desire we can resin you canvas for an additional fee and have it ready in approximately 2 weeks.  We have lots of samples and we can't wait to share this fun and EASY art style.  There are several sizes to choose from three sizes of canvases,  please choose your size so we are ready for you!  Dress appropriately it can be a bit messy!!!

Get Tickets $39.00 – $59.00
Difficulty: Very Easy

Stoneware Glazing Technique Class

The Art Bodega 2407 Washington Road, Washington, IL, United States

Unlock the artistry of stoneware with our comprehensive glazing technique class! From traditional to contemporary techniques, discover how to achieve depth, texture, and vibrant colors on your stoneware creations! Stoneware is one of the most amazing things we do here at the Art Bodega, and the kiln does most of the heavy lifting so this is a super easy and fun class! Guided by our expert instructor, you will create a beautiful stoneware piece, even if you have never painted before. Your art will be fired in one of our kilns and will be ready to pick up in one week.  Our art teachers are awesome and we make it as easy as we can! ***The $20 is a deposit for the class and goes towards whichever piece you choose to paint.***

Difficulty: Very Easy

Stoneware Handbuilt Flowers

The Art Bodega 2407 Washington Road, Washington, IL, United States

Nothing is more satisfying that creating something with your very own hands! Unleash your creativity and immerse yourself in the world of clay with our flower workshop! In this engaging and hands-on class, you'll learn the art of sculpting beautiful flowers from clay. Guided by our expert instructor, you will leave with a beautiful piece, even if you have never worked with clay before. Our art teachers are awesome and we make it as easy as we can!

Difficulty: Moderate

Radiant Horizons Acrylic Texture Painting on Canvas

The Art Bodega 2407 Washington Road, Washington, IL, United States

Join us for an immersive acrylic texture painting class where we''ll capture the mesmerizing beauty of sunset lit clouds! Learn to create stunning, multi-dimensional landscape using various acrylic techniques to mimic the texture and depth of clouds at dusk. Guided by our expert instructor, you will leave with a beautiful painting, even if you have never painted before. Our art teachers are awesome and we make it as easy as we can!

Bob Ross Wet-on-Wet Oil Painting: 12×24 Aurora Glacier

The Art Bodega 2407 Washington Road, Washington, IL, United States

In this class, you will learn the techniques of Bob Ross, a famous and beloved painter known for his beautiful landscapes. You'll have the opportunity to create your own masterpiece, a serene mountain scene, complete with trees, a beautiful sky, and perhaps even a river or waterfall!

$85.00
Difficulty: Moderate

Fused Glass Picture Frame

The Art Bodega 2407 Washington Road, Washington, IL, United States

Immerse yourself in the art of fused glass as you create a stunning 5X7 picture frame to display one of your favorite photographs. Our experienced instructor will guide you step-by-step, helping you bring your vision to life in a beautiful, functional frame. You can create ANY color and style of frame this picture is just one idea. Guided by our expert instructor, you will create a beautiful piece, even if you have never worked with glass before. Our art teachers are awesome and we make it as easy as we can! Your project will be ready for pick up in approximately 2 weeks.

Difficulty: Easy

Wheel Throwing, Beginners Welcome

The Art Bodega 2407 Washington Road, Washington, IL, United States

In this wheel throwing class, learn the basics of working with clay on the wheel. You will learn the proper techniques and methods of keeping the clay piece centered and balanced as well as how to pull the clay up into a cylinder or bowl shape. No experience is needed and you will be amazed at what you can learn during this class.  The $35 includes the professional instruction and assistance.

You may create as many pieces as desired in the time of the class and any pieces you choose to keep will be fired and ready for you to glaze in the design and color of your choice. You may come in any time during business hours for glazing, no reservation required. ***Finished pieces include clay used, paint glazes used, and 2 firings at just $15 per piece.

Difficulty: Moderate

Taylor Night @ the Bodega

The Art Bodega 2407 Washington Road, Washington, IL, United States

Calling all swifties!!! Taylor's new album Tortured Poet is out and we will have it spinning during this event. Come join us to jam out to some of T. Swift's best while painting a project to celebrate how much we love her!

Sweet Summer Gnome Acrylic on Canvas

The Art Bodega 2407 Washington Road, Washington, IL, United States

It's a great time to have a little patriotic theme going on. This adorable, flag waving, watermelon eating Gnome is the perfect Independence Day painting to create today!Guided by our expert instructor, you will leave with a beautiful painting, even if you have never painted before. Our art teachers are awesome and we make it as easy as we can!.It's a great time to have a little patriotic theme going on. This adorable, flag waving, watermelon eating Gnome is the perfect Independence Day painting to create today! Guided by our expert instructor, you will leave with a beautiful painting, even if you have never painted before. Our art teachers are awesome and we make it as easy as we can!