Regular Business Hours: Hours During Christmas Traditions:
Wednesday-Thursday 11am to 6pm. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 11am to 9pm
Friday and Saturday 11 to 8pm Thursday 11 to 6pm
Sunday-Monday-Tuesday CLOSED Sunday 12 to 5pm
Monday and Tuesday CLOSED
December is here! What projects are available for my family?
There are no appointments necessary to make art with us.
1. a.The handprint paintings. Each hand can be from the same child or two different children. Framed. Personailized $15.00.
1. b. The family Wreath is framed after the entire family places a hand around the wreath. $25.
2.Family Handprint stockings or Decorate a Santa Hats. Decorate your handprint on the stocking as Rudolph. Write your name with designs on a santa hat. $5 per stocking and hat.
Sunday, December 8, 2013. 3pm.
3.Family Winter Wonderland. Use ornaments, “ice”, paint, etc to form a winter wonderland on 1’ by 2’ board. $15 per board.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 7pm.
4. Stuffed Santa or Rudolph Hands. $10 per hand. You need no appointment to make one. We are hosting a family fun night where we reduce the cost to $5 per hand on this date only.
Friday, December 13, 2013 7pm. Family 3D Felt Santa Clause. $5 per Santa.
5.Family candle making. Make a uniquely colored candle with paint and glass. $5 per candle
Sunday, December 15, 2013. 3pm.
6.Family Handprint Ornament Rose Wreath. Becky guides you through putting together a wreath with wood roses and ornaments with your handprints. $10 per wreath.
Friday, December 20th 7pm
7.Family Funky Crayon Art Wreath.Choose your crayon colors and your handprint colors.$25 .2’by2’.
Sunday, December 22, 2013. 3pm.
Family Folding Tree. Come in anytime to make the Christmas tree.
Families will gather together to create a Christmas tree using magazines, glitter, spraypaint and of coarse your handprints on top as the star. Family event. $10 per tree.
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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 view of the designs offered, check them out on our gallery tab. 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
FILLED WAX HAND:
The filled wax hand gives more stability to the hand as it will no longer hollow. There are more details on the Rates Page of this website. We fill the hollow hand with a mixture of non melted wax chips and liquid wax.
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 will have to decorate the pinata by adding 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.
Each handprint for every month is turned into something different. You tell us what animal or pictures you want created with the hands for each month.$25.
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 PURCHASE ROSES.
Erica creates a portrait with any of the following means: Charcoal, acrylic, oil. JUST DROP OFF A PHOTO OR EMAIL IT TO MYHANDYWORKS@HOTMAIL.COM
Tie Dye T-SHIRTS:
Pick your favorite swirl and colors to create a favorite t-shirt.
CANDY ART/SKITTLE ART:
First choose the design you want made out of candy. For example: Butterfly, Football, Cardinal, baseball bat and ball, etc... We draw the design on the 11 by 11 inch tile then frame it. Separate the candy and glue them onto the design forming your own masterpiece.
What is a 3D handprint Plaque?
A mold of your family’s hands is used to create family trees, wreaths, animals, or sports themes. You choose the colors from the leaves to tree trunk from the hands to the background color.
How young can you be?
We have made impressions with one week old babies. No one is too young or too old.
Can my pet be part of the plaque?
Yes. We have incorporated impressions of dog’s paw prints into family trees. Please let us know you are bringing an animal in as we have Eden (our dog) at our studio most days.
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, but there is a bit of a turn around time. 1'x1' Example Blues Note.
1'X2' MOTHER'S DAY, FATHER'S DAY, WEDDING HAND PLAQUES, FAMILY TREE, OR ANIMALS, SUCH AS SEA TURTLES, FLAMINGO OR BUTTERFLY.
3D 1'X2' Plaque. We add wooden rose petals (painted to the color of your choice) as teh leaves of the tree and rope as the trunk.
2'x2' Plaque. Family Tree, Family Wreath, Wedding Guest Signature Plaque, or family animal hands. Personalized to your liking. The family tree leaves and trunk are painted onto the board.
3D 2'x2' Plaque. We add painted (your choice in color) wooden roses as leaves and rope as the trunk to create the family tree and wreath. Personalize how you like.
2'x3' Plaque. Famly Tree, Family hands as animals, such as ducks, elephants, sea turtles. Personalized how you request.
3D 2'x3' Plaque. Family Tree. We add the painted (your choice incolor) wooden rose petals and rope as the leaves and trunk for the 3D effect.
MORE DETAILS (Rates and Dates) on the ART CLASSES Tab PAGE. Greg teaches art lessons using different mediums.
Recreate Monet. The class replicates the work of Monet. See Art Classes tab at the top page for dates.
Recreate Van Gogh. A class on replicating the work of Van Gogh. See Art Classes page for more details.
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.
Mixed Media Exploration Class. Greg guides the class in a variety of different mediums such as wire art, relief art, crayon art, etc.
Cartooning. Students will learn to draw their favorite cartoon characters using various cartooning techniques. Cartoons will be illustrated using oil pastels, markers, colored pencils.
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.
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.
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.
Tempera Tots Class. Fridays at 11 am toddlers 18 months and older will explore with paint. This is a pay by the month class. See the Art Classes tab for more information and current activities.
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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