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Discover a wide variety of online craft classes to unleash your creativity and master new skills. From jewelry making to woodworking, learn from expert instructors and gain the tools to create stunning handmade projects.

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The Provocative Photograph: Crafting Compelling Visual Narratives

Los Angeles Center of Photography @ *Virtual Classroom

Unleash the power of provocative photography at the Los Angeles Center of Photography. Explore innovative strategies to create compelling visual narratives that captivate the subconscious and engage viewers on a deeper level. Reframe your approach to storytelling and gain new techniques to craft captivating photographic narratives.

Monday Jan 22nd, 10am–12pm Pacific Time

 (6 sessions)

$575

6 sessions

Moss Wall Art (with Kit)

Food Craft @ Live Online

Easy craft experience that brings nature to your space Give your space color and life with your personalized moss wall art. Unleash your creative side by utilizing decorative elements in a preserved colorful moss that's maintenance-free and versatile! Special Theme: Default - Two 6-Inch Hexagon Frames Heart Moss Art - 10-inch Heart Shaped Frame Easter Moss Art - 10-inch Egg Shaped Frame What You'll Make Two (2) framed moss wall art...

Monday Dec 25th, 9am–11pm Eastern Time

Suminagashi (Japanese Marbling) with Kit

Food Craft @ Live Online

Beginners-friendly arts and craft marbling experience Inspired by the traditional marbling art, this Suminagashi-inspired workshop is curated to give you a sense of relaxation and virtual exploration of Japanese culture. Create unique pieces through meditative marbling techniques using Sumi Ink, which is transferred to wooden coasters or rice paper. What you'll make: Marbled Rice Paper Using Different Techniques Marbled Coaster What's Inside...

Monday Dec 25th, 9am–11pm Eastern Time

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Organic Soy Wax Candle Workshop

Coastal Design Workshops LLC @ Live Virtual via Zoom

Discover the art of making scented organic soy candles from the comfort of your own home. Join this engaging virtual experience and learn how to create a customized candle with a DIY craft kit delivered directly to you. With step-by-step guidance and plenty of tips, you'll have a beautiful natural wax candle to fill your space with a delightful fragrance.

Saturday Dec 30th, 4–4:45pm Eastern Time

Mindful Doodling

BrushCapades @ Online Classroom

Unleash your creativity and find inner peace through the art of Mindful Doodling at BrushCapades. Join our engaging workshop to experience the transformative power of self-expression and relaxation, all you need is pen and paper.

Tuesday Dec 19th, 6–7pm Central Time

Ceramic Face Planter

Food Craft @ Live Online

Discover the art of self-expression and acrylic painting in our Ceramic Face Planter class. Learn color mixing and painting techniques and reflect on personal growth through creative exploration. Join us where personal transformation blossoms alongside your beautifully painted planters. What You'll Learn: Acrylic Painting Techniques  Plant Care Your Kit Paint Brushes Set of Acrylic Paint Ceramic Face Planter Pair of Gloves Plant...

Tuesday Dec 26th, 9am–11pm Eastern Time

Ceramic Llama Painting

Food Craft @ Live Online

Easy ceramic painting with virtual llama meeting No drama for our Llamas! Fulfill your dream of painting a ceramic Llama, while (virtually) meeting real Llamas! This event will be unforgettable and Ll-amazing. Paint your own ceramic Llama pottery with your desired color palette and get to visit fantastic Llama royalties you'll never meet anywhere else! Guests will discover the easy techniques for painting a colorful ceramic Llama, and meet star...

Tuesday Dec 26th, 9am–11pm Eastern Time

Beginners Intro to Mixed Media, Painting & Collage Art

The Art Studio NY @ Online Classroom

NOTE: This is an Online Art Class. Our instructors will work with you over high-quality live video and teach you to make art from the comfort of your home. NOTE:The Art Studio NY conducts classes from New York City, United States (Eastern Daylight Time) Whether you are total beginner to mixed-media, painting and collage art, or you're needing a creative jumpstart, this inspiring, engaging online art class is a perfect place to start! In only...

Saturday Dec 16th, 4–5:30pm Eastern Time

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Collage & Mixed Media (Intermediate/Advanced)

92nd Street Y

Explore the limitless possibilities of collage and mixed media art as you engage in deep discussions on concepts, materials, and techniques. Push your artistic boundaries through personal and group critiques, and gain inspiration from contemporary artists and exhibits. Unleash your creativity and take your work to the next level in this dynamic course.

Thursday Jan 11th, 1–3:30pm Eastern Time

 (6 sessions)

$330

6 sessions

Chunky Knit a Square Pillow

Coastal Design Workshops LLC @ Live Virtual via Zoom

Learn how to make your own cozy chunky knit pillow from the comfort of your own home! In this online class, you'll use jumbo-sized yarn and your own hands to create a trendy and super-soft pillow. With a DIY craft kit delivered straight to your door, this is the perfect activity for anyone looking for a fun and easy craft idea.

Tuesday Dec 12th, 7–8pm Eastern Time

Pattern Making for Beginners (Virtual)

The New York Sewing Center @ Virtual Classroom

Take your sewing skills to the next level with Pattern Making for Beginners, a class offered by The New York Sewing Center. Learn how to create your own custom patterns, starting with a skirt made to your own measurements. Develop the skills and techniques necessary to become a master pattern maker.

Sunday Jan 7th, 5:30–7:30pm Eastern Time

 (5 sessions)

$300

5 sessions

Chunky Knit Blanket

Coastal Design Workshops LLC @ Live Virtual via Zoom

Learn the art of creating your own cozy and stylish blanket using a no-needles knitting process in this online class. With a DIY craft kit delivered to your door, you'll have all the materials you need to make a snuggly throw blanket. This workshop is perfect for beginners and will teach you everything you need to know to create the blanket of your dreams.

Sunday Dec 17th, 2–3pm Eastern Time

How to Write an Artist Statement

Penumbra Foundation @ Virtual Classroom

Your artist statement is a link between you and the rest of the world. This statement accompanies your visual work when you submit proposals to funders, cooperative galleries, or publishers. It may also be read aloud at speaking events, included in press releases, or used in exhibition texts. That is why you must know how to contextualize your work in words. Whether you are starting from scratch or updating an existing statement, this course will...

Saturday Feb 3rd, 10am–1pm Eastern Time

 (2 sessions)

$365

2 sessions

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Mixed Media for All

Ginger Lou

In this class you will create your own mixed media artwork. Mixed media collage is the utilization of more than one medium in a single piece of art and may include paint, glitter, crayons, fabric, magazine/book images/quotes, found objects, ink, watercolor, oil pastel, chalk pastel, colored pencils, etc.  Mixed media art brings together all of your artistic skills, even if they’re not as good as you’d like them to be, to create pieces...

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Mingle and Learn

Ginger Lou

This class is for students who have some collage and mixed media experience/students who have taken either Mixed Media Collage for all Levels and/or Virtual Collaging for all/or one of my Vision Boarding classes and would like to meet to socialize, learn some new strategies, practice what they have already learned or just relax and watch art being created in real time. Feel free to ask friends to sign up and make this a sip and watch and/or create...

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Discover the Best Crafting Classes Online

Crafting involves using your skill and creativity to make something by hand. There are many different types of crafting, involving a wide range of different materials, including leather, clay, metal, and wood. Some people work with new materials, while others repurpose and upcycle old items. These materials are used to create all kinds of things, ranging from candles, to shoes, to food. Some types of crafting are focused on creating more utilitarian items such as furniture or clothing, while others are more decorative, such as home decor items. Whatever their use, all items are one-of-a-kind.

Why You Should Learn Crafting Online

One of the most common reasons that people take up crafting is that there can be an immense sense of satisfaction in creating something with your own hands. Unlike buying something from the store, crafting takes time, skill, and effort, which makes the finished product more meaningful. 

Crafting can also be a therapeutic activity. When you craft, you focus on the moment, thinking about how to combine your materials in a unique and beautiful way. Many people say that crafting helps boost their mood and self-esteem, and helps them temporarily forget about their worries.

Virtual Crafting Classes 

Many people like online crafting classes because they can be taken from the comfort of home. While students who learn online generally have to supply their own materials, they save money by eliminating a commute. In many cases, students who learn online also have more class choices since they aren’t limited to schools that they can easily travel to.

The Chicago Botanic Garden offers an online crafting class called Introduction to Weaving. In the first class session, students learn how to make their own looms. After that, the instructor covers a variety of different tapestry techniques, including basket weave, pile, twill, rya, and soumak. There are also presentations on contemporary handweavers. Tuition for this class is $374, and there are eight sessions, of two hours each. Students will receive a supply list after registering.

Love & Make is based in Houston, but also offers craft workshops in an online format. In the Virtual Candle Making Workshop, an instructor teaches students how to make a soy wax candle. The class includes basic candle-making steps, tips and tricks, and troubleshooting. Supplies are not included. The workshop is an hour long and costs $25.

Love & Make also offers a class called Virtual Melt & Pour Soap-Making Workshop. This hour-long class is $25. It covers the basics of melt and pour soapmaking, in addition to some history. Students learn about different ingredients and recipes, and make their own soap. A supply list is available online.

The Chicago-based Evanston Art Company also offers virtual crafting instruction. Paper Remix I is a collage-making class where students use a variety of different papers and techniques to create collage compositions. This course has six sessions, and costs $205. A supply list is available online.

Another virtual crafting class option is Ceramic Llama Painting, offered through Food Craft. This class is $750, and is two hours long. Students learn how to paint a ceramic llama, get fun facts about llamas, and do a virtual tour of a llama farm. Supplies are provided, with three different packages to choose from.

Private Online Group Crafting Classes

If you’re trying to plan an entertaining activity for a large group of people, a private group crafting class might be the perfect option. CourseHorse offers a wide range of different crafting classes for groups, and makes the booking process quick and easy. You don’t need to register, and you don’t need to pay a booking fee. You’ll also receive a confirmation of your booking within 24 hours. There is even a flexible change policy, where you can change your total group size up to 72 hours before your event, provided that you meet the minimum group size.

Virtual Soap Making is a popular group class, where participants learn to hand make soap. An instructor covers basic soap-making techniques, different recipes, and the benefits of making your own soap. Students also learn how to personalize their soap with botanicals and other additives. Prior to the start of class, all necessary supplies are shipped to each participant, including shea butter soap base, dyes and fragrances, molds, and soap boxes. Up to 500 people can take this class at one time. It costs $105 per person, and runs for two hours.

The Virtual Macrame Workshop is another virtual option for groups. Students in this class tie different types of knots to create their own plant hangers. Each participant leaves the class with their own unique hanging planter. A macrame kit is mailed ahead of time, and contains enough cord to make three planters. This class can be taken by up to 500 people at once, and costs $85 per person. It is one hour long.

Another fun group class is Virtual Tote Bag Painting. In this class, participants paint a design on a canvas tote bag. They are guided by an instructor, who makes sure that even novice painters are successful. This class can accommodate up to 500 people, costs $80 per person, and runs for an hour and a half. Everyone in the group paints the same image, which can be chosen from an online catalog, or sent in beforehand. A tote bag, brushes, and fabric paint are mailed to participants before the class, and a bottle of wine can also be included for an additional $30 per person.

CourseHorse classes generally run through Zoom, but if you prefer a different platform, Google Meets, Microsoft Teams, and WebEx are also supported. Email CourseHorse for more information about scheduling a private event listed on its website, or to talk about other options for groups.

Online vs. In-Person Crafting Classes

Crafting classes can be found in both in-person and online formats. Each one has advantages and disadvantages, and the best option will depend on a number of things, including your personal learning style, and where you live.

If you live close to an in-person crafting class, this might be a good option for you. Many people find in-person learning to be the best way to learn new skills since it involves a more direct learning experience. With in-person learning, instructors can easily provide feedback, and see what students need additional help. It can be easier to concentrate too, since there are usually less distractions in an in-person classroom.

However, not everyone has easy access to an in-person crafting class. If you can’t find a convenient in-person option, an online course might be a better fit. With an online course, you attend by logging in on a computer. Many online classes run virtually, with live instruction and feedback that is similar to in-person learning. Some people actually feel more comfortable learning and asking questions from behind a screen, rather than in front of a room full of people.

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