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Classes & Workshops

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Mark Grice, Bridge Workshop

Learn a new skill, refresh your perspective, and imagine the world more creatively! A few studio artists of the Alton Mill are now offering virtual classes & workshops in a variety of mediums and themes, for beginners to advanced artists of all ages. 

Normally, many of our artists and tenants offer in-person classes and workshops to the public in a variety of mediums. Because current COVID-19 restrictions don't allow in-person classes, we sadly are unable to offer many of our regular classes for the time being. Of course as soon as this changes we be eager to update you.


Currently, the following classes are offered:

  • Encaustic Painting - Kim Kool  (Edge of Grey Encaustics) at  The Hive Encaustic Studio  now has a Patreon account where she teaches encaustic painting and offers general inspiration for artists. Learn to paint with beeswax, heat, and fire! Kim's patreon has a variety of online options for learning encaustic and you can subsribe to whichever level suits you. At the Hive they even sell DIY take home encaustic kits so you will be prepared and stocked up with supplies at homs.  Visit to learn more, or visit her Patreon
  • Yoga - Alex Leikermoser offers weekly yoga classes Online on Zoom as well as wellness mentorship programs. Visit  to learn more about what Alex offers, or visit her at Studio 216 if you're at the Mill.
  • Mandala Making, Acrylic & Watercolour Painting, Drawing - CJ Shelton offers a variety of fun and relaxing painting, crafting and creativity workshops throughout the year. For now, she is offering online classes. For more info and upcoming classes go to
  • Jewellery Making - Gallery Gemma  normally has in-person jewellery making classes, but for now Gallery Gemma is promoting award-winning gemstone cutter Lisa Elser's online workshop called " A Virtual Gemstone Adventure ."
  • Expressive Arts and Mentoring  - Michele Johnson online only at the moment at

To book individual classes, please contact the artist directly.