Wednesday-Saturday 11am to 6pm.
City of St. Charles Tourism Week. May 6-10th. My Handyworks was visited Wednesday, May 8th!
Mother's Day is quickly approaching. Wondering what to give mom? Here are some ideas.
1. 3D hand plaque. $45.00. 3D Wax Hand Plaque. More than one child can share a plaque. Solid wax impressions of your children’s hands are put onto a 1 by 2 foot board to design your plaque. Choose a theme such as beach, sports or hearts for the plaque then add a quote which can be painted between the hands or feet. “Here are my handprints so tiny and small Made for the best Mother of All. Happy Mother’s Day 2013.” Mother is interchangeable with any relative you would like. $45.00 plus tax. These are popular. Please give us more than a day for turn around time. We have extra staff on schedule so we can get your plaque finished if you come in on Saturday May 11th and need it by close of the day.
2. Make a Calendar. Choose the month in which you’d like your calendar to begin. We use YOUR handprints or baby footprints to create a design for each of the 12 months. $25.00 plus tax. Please allow one day turn around for paint to dry. More than one child can share a calendar with no increase in price.
3. Dip your hand in wax, then dip a live rose in wax. Dye any color you would like. Wax Hands start at $8.00. Wax Roses start at $5.00.
My Handyworks Interactive Art Studio Summer Camp 2013
Choose either 9am-12pm; 12pm-1pm; 1pm-4pm; or 5:30pm-8:30pm daily.
Monday- Wax Art/Tie Dye T-Shirts.
Tuesday- A Day at the Beach.
Wednesday- 3D Wax Day.
Thursday- Winter Wonderland.
Friday- A Day in Africa.
See Rates tab for dates, description and prices.
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My Handyworks offers a 50% Military Discount all day every day. Please have your ID with you at time of purchase. If you know someone currently deployed with children state side, please contact us as wewant the children to complete a hand print painting at no charge to be sent to the parent overseas.
My Handyworks began with specializing in handprint and footprint paintings, but now with a permanent location are able to complete more creative art work. Listed are many different means of artwork.
We have several options for birthday parties at our art studio. Please see the Birthdays / Groups Tab for more information or call 636-724-7337.
HANDPRINT / FOOTPRINT PAINTINGS:Great Project for...
My Handyworks allows you to choose a design, pick out the colors used, and we will even personalize your masterpiece at no extra charge. Simply place your hands into washable paint, place them onto an acrylic tile, and we will do the rest. With the paint sealed inside the picture, it only takes about five minutes to complete from start to finish.
For a complete view of the designs offered, check them out on our kit page. But Please do NOT order a kit as theyare discontinued. NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY FOR THIS PROJECT.
From beautiful beach scenes to light houses, and American flags to outer space landscapes, Brian Matthews Studios creates them…all without using a paintbrush! His tools? Spraypaint cans, free-handed stencils, bowls and newspaper. He can even personalize each painting. Or, bring in your favorite picture and you can bet he will duplicate it! NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY FOR THIS PROJECT.
A mold of your hand is made in wax, dyed from one solid color up to 6 colors of the rainbow, and add glitter if you like. Couples enjoy holding hands while children enjoy other signs such as hang loose, peace and I love you. (Must be 4 and older to participate in this activity due to the need of keeping the hand still). NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY FOR THIS PROJECT...UNLESS YOU ARE WITH A SCOUTING GROUP OR BIRTHDAY PARTY.
Handprint only: $5.00
Handprint and Name: $8.00
Handprint, Name and Snowman Fingers: $10.00
SOLID WAX HAND:
A solid mold of the hand is taken in the art studio. The solid wax hand gives more exact detail of the hand such as the creases and lines in the palm. There are more details on the Rates Page of this website. Appointment Appreciated, Or we need a 24 hour turn around.
HAND PRINT FLOWER POTS:
Each child will choose a flower pot to decorate. We will help place the hand prints on the flower pot. The children can then place thumb prints around the pot or decorate with the use of a paint brush. Three sizes of flower pots will be available. NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY FOR THIS PROJECT. COME WHEN WE ARE OPEN.
CRAYON WITH YOUR NAME:
Crayons are about 12 inches in length. Can color, but are meant for decoration as they are not the solid color through the entire crayon. Any Color Any: $10.00 plus tax. No Appointment Needed
We will have the hard part completed, you willhave to decorate the pinata by adding handprints, using handprints, hot glue guns, paper, etc. Turn your pinata into a fish or any other creative thing you would like. Don't forget to bring the candy. $8.00.
Crayons are hot glued together to form a lion, which boasts around 6000 crayons.
Yoda was made with 2944 crayola crayons.
Greg has taken the art of spraypainting and transformed it onto wood, then glued marbles on top of the scene.
Greg also does fine artwork with marbles on wood.
Funky Crayon Art. Melting Crayons.
Participants glue crayons onto a white board. Students choose a desired design, such as a duck holding an umbrella, ship, two penguins making a heart, a man and woman facing each other, or a palm tree etc. Then your design is placed on the board for the melted crayon to flow beside the design. 3 sizes from which to choose.
6 inch by 12 inch = $10.00. 1x1 foot = $18.00. 1x2 foot = $25.00.
These delicate roses are made out of birch wood shavings and are airbrushed in a variety of colors, and finally scented with a rose oil to look and smell like the real thing. The perfect gift for any occasion. NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY TO
Greg creates a portrait with any of the following means: Charcoal, acrylic, oil, and spraypaint. JUST DROP OFF A PHOTO OR EMAIL IT TO MYHANDYWORKS@HOTMAIL.COM
ANIMAL HANDPRINT "T-SHIRTS":
Sport your favorite design all around town, or give it as a gift to someone you care about. We will customize your T-shirt exactly to your liking.
CANDY ART/SKITTLE ART:
You choose the design you want made out of candy. For example: Butterfly, Football, Cardinal, baseball bat and ball, etc... Greg draws the design on the glass or paper, which is framed and 11 by 14 in size. We separate the candy and glue them onto the design forming your own masterpiece.
3D WAX HAND ACTIVITY:
Creating a 3D Snowman, Penguin, Fish, or Pumpkin made of wax with the children’s hands as the fins of the fish, hands of ghost, or leaf on a pumpkin will make a unique personalized gift. The design is then attached to a framed piece of glass with Greg’s Spraypaint Art serving as a background. You get to choose the color of the fish, and pumpkin, penguin, snowman and hands you want. Two or even three children can share a fish, meaning each fin can be from two different children. NO Appointment Needed.
3D WAX HAND PLAQUE:
A mold of the hand or baby’s feet are taken inside our art studio. We professionally mount the wax hands on the plaque with personalization such as name, date, date of birth, etc. No Appointment Needed
3D FAMILY HANDS:
A mold of each family member’s hand is taken then made into wax and made into a flower, palm tree, peacock, or whatever your heart desires. This is a 2 foot by 2 foot piece of work. Price 50.00 plus tax. Appointment Needed.
MORE DETAILS (Rates and Dates) on the ART CLASSES Tab PAGE. Greg teaches art lessons using different mediums.
Introduction to Pencil/Charcoal class the students learn proportions, shading techniques, coloring with pencil and charcoal with a 3D effect.
Pencil/Charcoal Landscapes. Students will learn to draw landscapes ranging from sunsets over the Missouri River to mountain scenes.
Mosaics Made Easy Class. Students will create a beautiful mosaic piece of art using a unique medium. The creation is directed by the participant from light houses to palm trees; dolphins to mountains; there are no limitations to your mosaic piece. This is a two hour one time class.
Watercolor Class. The class will focus on landscapes and still life while teaching students how to mix watercolors. Portraits will be taught the last week of class.
Figure Drawing. The focus will be on “quick sketching technique” while maintaining correct proportions. The class will also pay close attention to specific details, such as, eyes, nose, ears and hands. Students will learn how to proportion the face drawing age ranges from new born to a one full of wrinkles. The
Intro to Painting class Greg instructs the student on color choice, then explains how to create still life with watercolor, acrylic, and oils.
Painting with Purpose is a guided painting class which lasts 2 hours per session. Students will choose a work of art in which to replicate. Wonderful Girls Night Out Activity or Date Night.
3D WAX DESIGN CLASS.
Create A 1’ by 2’ wax 3D design on wood using molds of butterflies, flowers, palm trees, dolphins, and shapes such as hearts, circles, squares and triangles etc...to create your design. The customer will fill the pre-made molds with the wax color of their choice to create their own individual scene on the wood. CLASS TIMES ARE LISTED ON THE RATES PAGE.
Mommy and Me/Parent and Me.
Activities vary week per week. See Rates page for activity and rates.
After School Art Exploration.
Students will learn to create with marbles, crayons, candy, cardboard, etc. using various techniques to create picture of choice. On-going monthly rates.
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