"Okay kids, bust out your smartphone calendars and get ready to tap in some kick-butt classes at MADE ART BOUTIQUE.
We’ve got their 2011 line-up through March right here:
WIRE WRAPPED RINGS WITH CHELSEA BROOKS
Tuesday, January 11, 6:30 p.m.
We rely on crafty people to make boring objects pretty. Brooks will show her class how to take ugly wire and turn it into cute jewelry — rings, to be specific. Join in for $35 (the cost includes materials) and walk out with two new pieces of bling on your hands.
See more workshops and classes after the jump.
VISUAL ART JOURNALING WITH CYNDI COON
Tuesday, February 8, 6:30 p.m.
You’ve seen what this woman can do in our Thrifty Maker posts and with Laboratory 5 (full disclosure: Cyndi Coon writes for Jackalope Ranch). If you dig her style, check out her workshop in which she’ll show participants how to make a visual art journal. Class costs $30 and all supplies are included.
SOCIAL MEDIA WITH GREG ENSELL
Thursday, February 11, 6:30 p.m.
So we all know (or we all should know) a little bit about social media by now. But for small business owners, social media is KEY to keeping your business alive. Learn all about it with Ensell who works as the Manager for Government and Public Affairs for Cox Communications and has led the company’s use of social media. Free admission.
LEGAL ISSUES FOR SMALL BUSINESS WITH JENNIFER DELGADO
Tuesday, February 22, 6:30 p.m.
So this isn’t as fun as making rings or visual journals but for small business owners, it’s a great way to spend a Tuesday night. Delgado is a business attorney and a small business owner (she started her own law firm in 2005). She’ll tell you all the things you need to know from a legal standpoint and she’ll do it for free.
PHOTOGRAPHING YOUR OWN ARTWORK FOR ONLINE SHOPS WITH HEATHER HILL
Tuesday, March 8, 6:30 p.m.
We’re completely jazzed that this class even exists. There’s nothing worse than visiting an artist’s website only to find awful photos of their work. Barf. Attention all web-savvy artists: please, please take this class (yes, we’re begging). Hill, a professional photographer, will teach you for $10.”