We are excited to offer this popular parent/child class again at Gray Sky Gallery.  This two week session called ACRYLIC COLLAGE & BATH SALTS/FIZZIES is taught by Gray Sky Gallery Artists Laura Van Horne and Elizabeth Hester.    This class is for kids age 8 and older.  One child per adult.

Bath Salts & Bath Fizzles- participants will get hands on experience making soothing bath salts and bath fizzies which are great for exfoliating and moisturizing your skin, not to mention they are super fun and smell great!  Participants will leave with their very own salts and fizzles to enjoy at home or give away as gifts.

Acrylic Mixed Media Collage- You and your child will each make a mixed media collage on a 12 x 12 inch stretched canvas.  You will learn about acrylic washes and how to use high flow acrylic paints as well as compiling a mixed media collage of your choice (your pet, or your favorite animal or object).  Each participant will leave with their finished painting to hang on their wall at home!            

Cost - $160 for parent/child combo for 2 week session (great for all ages of kids- minimum age 7 years)

                  BEESWAX, BUTTER AND OIL

This class (also taught by Laura Van Horne and Elizabeth Hester)  will teach you encaustic mixed media painting as well as how make lip balms and salves.

Encaustic Mixed Media Painting- In this class you will learn the basics of encaustic painting as well as how to transfer an image into your work.  Several techniques will be taught such as painting/fusing/layering beeswax and resin onto the wood.  You will leave the class with your very own 8x8 inch encaustic painting.

Lip Balms and Body Salves- In this 2 hour class you and your child will learn about infusing Herbs in Carrier Oils and blending them with Beeswax, Butters and Essential Oils to create several different ‘Luscious Lip Balms', an 'All-Purpose Salve' and a ‘Sweet Dreams Salve'. These all natural (organic), handmade products are fun to make and safe for the whole family to use.           

Cost - $160 for parent/child combo for 2 week session (minimum age for this class is 10 as kids with be working with hot wax, elements and heat guns).


to schedule either of these classes please call

Laura Van Horne 206 913-3242 or

Elizabeth Hester 206 941-0559