Classes:

 

 

Saturday Demo Series:

 

You don't have to sign up for Saturday Demos, just drop in between 10 and 12pm, to learn about our great products.

Each project or demo takes 15-20 minutes, and you'll receive a coupon for special: one-day-only deals!

 

October 21st

Marabu Easy Marbling

 

October 28th

Posca Paint Pumpkins

bring your own pumpkin

 

November 11th

Block Printing

 

November 18th

Polymer Clay

 

November 25th

Gift Sets and Ideas

 

December 2nd

FW Inks & FineTec WC

 

December 9th

Copic Markers

 

December 23rd

Gift Sets and Ideas

 

Demos will return

February 3rd 2018

 

 

 

Join us every week

in October for a themed

Free Demo Booth

from 2pm-4pm

 

October 5th

Dip Pens

 

October 12th

Brush Pens

 

October 19th

Fineliners

 

October 26th

Markers

 

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Past Events!

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Mask Making

 

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Kids Classes

 

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Mat Cutting Demo

 

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Posca Markers

 
 

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Relief Printing: $65 - Supplies Provided

with Linda Zupcic

Saturday, October 21st, 2017 from 1pm-4pm

 

This 3-hour workshop on the basics of relief printing will use rubber blocks. Students will learn how to transfer an image onto their blocks, use gouges to carve that image, then tear down paper and print an edition.

 

*Sign up for the next class today by calling Allards at 225-1500*

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Mixed Media Layers with Acrylic: $65 - Supplies Provided

with Allard's Artist Laura Fraedrich

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 from 2pm-5pm or

Monday, November 13th, 2017 from 10am-1pm

 

Whether you suffer from ‘blank canvas syndrome’ or you want to loosen up your established style of painting, this is the class for you! Students will explore a variety of methods to apply paint other than by using traditional paint brushes including palette knives, stencils, sponges, collage and more!

 

*Sign up for the next class today by calling Allards at 225-1500*

 

 

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Monoprinting on Gel Plates: $65 - Supplies Provided

with Allard's Artist Laura Fraedrich

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 from 10am-12pm

Join us as we explore monoprinting techniques using the tool that revolutionized gelatin printing….the Gel Plate! This fun and relaxing method of printmaking can be used in a variety of art forms including acrylic painting, collage, papercrafting, card making and more!

 

*Sign up for the next class today by calling Allards at 225-1500*

Allard's Fine Pen Fair

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18th Annual Fine Pen Fair: FREE

Saturday, November 4th, at 10am-3pm

 

Save the Date! The 18th Annual Fine Pen Fair! Once a year, our Fine Pen Manufacturers join us, bringing their complete sample cases, which include the latest releases!

 

Factory Reps will display their lines with the latest designs & colors avaible!

 

Show Specials - Door Prizes - NO SALES TAX!

 

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Art Class - Pinata Alcohol Ink

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Piñata Alcohol Ink on Vase and Magnets: $30 - Supplies Provided

with Maxine Fuentes

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 from 2pm-4pm

 

Discover the rich, vibrant hues of Pinata Alcohol Inks, the color that can be used on non-porus surfaces! Students will learn a variety of techniques to apply inks onto nontraditional substrates to create on-of-a-kind work of art.

 

Students will complete two projects in class

1. Chic marbled ceramic vase

2. Two Small, colorful ceramic tile magnets

 

*Sign up for the next class today by calling Allards at 225-1500*

 

 

 

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Holiday Treats, ATC Workshop & Swap: $45 - Supplies Provided

with Allard's Artist Laura Fraedrich

Saturday, November 11th, 2017 from 2pm-4pm

Join us for our November ATC workshop and swap! Each month, we focus on a different theme and use different media to complete a set of ATC’s. After the workshop, you can trade your masterpieces with the other students and start a collection of unique, original works by your fellow artists.

Ages 12 and up.

 

Students get to take home!

- ATCs that you create and trade.

- Set of Reeves acrylic paints

- A Paint Brush

- 2 Posca Markers

- 1 6"x6" Stencil

 

*Sign up for the next class today by calling Allards at 225-1500*

 

 

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Mixed Media Layers with Acrylic: $65 - Supplies Provided

with Allard's Artist Laura Fraedrich

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 from 2pm-5pm or

Monday, November 13th, 2017 from 10am-1pm

 

Whether you suffer from ‘blank canvas syndrome’ or you want to loosen up your established style of painting, this is the class for you! Students will explore a variety of methods to apply paint other than by using traditional paint brushes including palette knives, stencils, sponges, collage and more!

 

*Sign up for the next class today by calling Allards at 225-1500*

 

 

Art Class - Pinata Alcohol Ink

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Piñata Alcohol Ink for Kids!: $20 - Supplies Provided

with Maxine Fuentes

Saturday, November 18th, 2017 from 2pm-3:30pm

 

Discover the rich, vibrant hues of Pinata Alcohol Inks, the color that can be used on non-porus surfaces! Students will learn a variety of techniques to apply inks onto nontraditional substrates to create one-of-a-kind work of art.

 

Students will apply inks to metal washers to make three unique and colorful pendants. Leather cord will be provided to create necklaces.

 

Ages 8+

 

*Sign up for the next class today by calling Allards at 225-1500*

 

 

Art Class - Pinata Alcohol Ink

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Holiday Greeting Cards: $45 - Supplies Provided

with Allard's Artist Laura Fraedrich

Saturday, November 29th, 2017 from 10am-12pm

 

Send your loved ones handmade holiday cards this year! Nothing says I love you like a handmade gift. Join us as we create several beautiful watercolor greeting cards that you can give to your favorite people.

Students will learn different methods of using watercolors on paper greeting cards and how to embellish with markers and gel pens. There will be several patterns to choose from or come with your own ideas! No experience necessary. Ages 12 and up.

 

Students get to take home!

- Set if 10 Cards and envelopes

- Set of Yarka Watercolors

- Paint Brush

- Uni Signo White Gel Pen

- Micron Marker

- 1 6'x6' Stencil

 

*Sign up for the next class today by calling Allards at 225-1500*

 

 

Art Class - Pinata Alcohol Ink

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Piñata Alcohol Ink: $30 - Supplies Provided

with Maxine Fuentes

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 from 2pm-4pm

 

Discover the rich, vibrant hues of Piñata Alcohol Inks, the color that can be used on non-porous surfaces! Students will learn a variety of techniques to apply inks onto nontraditional substrates to create one-of-a-kind works of art.

Techniques include blending, intuitive color dropping, using canned air, enhancing with black markers, and more.

 

Included with this class!

1: Dreamy Landscape on Yupo paper

2: Colorful abstract design on white ceramic tile

3: Wispy flower on black ceramic tile.

 

No experience necessary!

 

*Sign up for the next class today by calling Allards at 225-1500*

 

 

Art Class - Pinata Alcohol Ink

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Polymer Clay Ornaments: $35 - Supplies Provided

with Allard's Artist Laura Fraedrich

Friday, December 1st, 2017 from 10am-12pm

 

Join us as we create beautiful textures and colors with polymer clay and turn them into sparkly holiday ornaments that be the focal point on your Christmas tree. First we will make a variety of tiles, then we will arrange them into an eye catching mosaic on a wood base. Students will learn the basics of working with the clay, how to bake it, and how to use different techniques to make unique and colorful designs. No experience necessary. Ages 8 and up.

 

Included with this class!

- 2oz Polymer Clay

- 2 Itty Bitty Canvases

- Tacky Glue

- Screw Eyes and Ribbon for Hanging

- 1 Sheet of Gold Leaf

- Use of Allard's Art Oven and Rollers

 

*Sign up for the next class today by calling Allards at 225-1500*

 

 

Art Class - Pinata Alcohol Ink

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Collaged Canvas and Candle Holder: $55 - Supplies Provided

with Allard's Artist Laura Fraedrich

Monday, December 18th, 2017 from 10am-12pm

 

Have you ever admired our display of Black Ink paper (or, as we like to call it the ‘beautiful paper’) and wondered what you could do with it? Well wonder no more! In this workshop, students will create a collage on stretched canvas using the different colors and textures that only Black Ink papers will provide. Then they will create a collaged candle holder which will allow light from the candle to penetrate through the papers to create a colorful glow. Make these as holiday gifts or keep them for yourself! Candle not included.

 

Included with this class!

- 12"x12" Stretched Canvas

- Glass Candle Holder

- Variety of Black Ink Papers

- Liquitex Gel Medium

- Sponge Brush

 

*Sign up for the next class today by calling Allards at 225-1500*

 

 

Art Class - Pinata Alcohol Ink

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Piñata Alcohol Ink: $30 - Supplies Provided

with Maxine Fuentes

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 from 2pm-4pm

 

Discover the rich, vibrant hues of Piñata Alcohol Inks, the color that can be used on non-porous surfaces! Students will learn a variety of techniques to apply inks onto nontraditional substrates to create one-of-a-kind works of art.

Techniques include blending, intuitive color dropping, using canned air, enhancing with black markers, and more.

 

Students will create three project:

1. Dreamy Landscape on Yupo paper

2. Colorful abstract design on white ceramic tile

3. Wispy flower on black ceramic tile.

 

No experience necessary!

 

*Sign up for the next class today by calling Allards at 225-1500*

 

 

Art Class - Pinata Alcohol Ink

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Ugly Christmas Sweater/T-Shirt: $30 - Supplies Provided

with Allard's Artist Laura Fraedrich

Friday, December 8th, 2017 from 10am-12pm

 

The holiday must-have that we all love to hate….the ugly Christmas sweater. Why buy one at the store when you can make your own? In this workshop, we will explore Marubu fabric paints and sprays and make a shirt that will be hideous enough to win contests! Or, if you’d rather, make a really pretty one that you’ll be proud to wear any day of the year.

Students will learn different fabric painting techniques and how to embellish your masterpiece with a variety of random objects.

 

Bring your own 100% cotton t-shirt or sweatshirt.

We will supply all the paint and tools to create your masterpiece.

No experience necessary.

 

*Sign up for the next class today by calling Allards at 225-1500*

 

 

Art Class - Pinata Alcohol Ink

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Winter Wonderland, ATC Workshop & Swap: $45 - Supplies Provided

with Allard's Artist Laura Fraedrich

Saturday, December 9th, 2017 from 2-pm-4pm

 

Join us for our December ATC workshop and swap! Each month, we focus on a different theme and use different media to complete a set of ATC’s. After the workshop, you have the option of trading your masterpieces with the other students and start a collection of unique, original works by your fellow artists.

Our product focus in December will be collage and the theme will be Winter Wonderland. We will be using acrylic paints, markers, stencils and ATC’s to create our backgrounds then collage on top with beautiful Black Ink papers. Students will learn different methods of using featured supplies to create a series of tradable mini works of art. No experience necessary. Ages 12 and up.

 

Students get to take home!

- ATCs that you create and trade

- Acrylic Paint

- Paint Brush

- 1 6"x6" Stencil

- Sponge Brush

- Variety of Black Ink Papers

 

*Sign up for the next class today by calling Allards at 225-1500*

 

 

   
 

Allard's Art Class Policy:

First come, first served!

You must register & prepay for the class in advance, as seating is limited.

You may sign-up in store, or by calling 559-225-1500

Please arrive at least 10 minutes before the start of your class for setting up and signing in.

Bring an apron!

 

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations may be refunded up through the Monday prior to a Saturday class, or 72 hours prior to a weekday (M-F) class.

 

 

   

 

Annual Events:

Big Fresno Fair High School Chalk Art Contest - October 2017

18th Annual Fine Pen Fair - November 4th, 2017, from 10am-3pm

Small Business Saturday - November 25th, 2017

Annual High School Art Show - November/December 2017

Teacher Apperication Night - April 26th, 2018

 

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Allard's Art - Mat Cutting Demo