$20 for a One-Hour 3-D Wax Design Class at My Handyworks in St. Charles ($40 Value)

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In a Nutshell

  • Small classes of 10-15 students
  • Create your own board with wax designs
  • Fun activity for kids & adults

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Dec 20, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. 24hr cancellation notice required. Must be 8 or older. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Wax has long been considered a highly creative and versatile artistic medium ever since giant candles began infiltrating museums disguised as human beings. Get craftily inventive with today’s Groupon: for $20, you get a one-hour 3-D wax design class at My Handyworks in St. Charles (a $40 value). The class is always $20 for members of military with ID. Click here for My Handyworks’ class schedule.

Helmed by its artist owner, My Handyworks introduces burgeoning craft wranglers to the art of 3-D wax designs through small classes, one-on-one attention, and a bevy of shapes to fit each creator’s inimitable tastes. Youngsters and adults alike will cozy up to their individual 1’x2’ white wood boards after selecting their layout and desired pre-made molds of items such as palm trees, butterflies, or palm trees made out of butterflies. Each mold is filled with wax in the artist’s chosen color and rests for 5 minutes while the wax hardens. Masterpiece makers will pose their designs on the board to replicate a favorite scene, such as a day in the park or a town hall meeting commandeered by a giant heart. Adhesive holds the wax figures tightly to the board, while each magnum opus is colored with a border to give it the look of a frame, making finished products ideal displays on mantelpieces or in place of family photographs.

My Handyworks

At My Handyworks, the team specializes in turning handprints into art. They can transform a set of acrylic-paint handprints and footprints on a tile into a custom painting, perhaps of a duck, or dyed wax molds of hands into keepsake statuettes. Their art classes, meanwhile, cover a wide variety of skills, teaching kids to decorate pumpkins and adults to recreate masterpieces by Monet and Van Gogh.

Customer Reviews

It's not necessarily what you think. It is fun though and you leave with an original artwork that you created.
Dawn L. · July 23, 2014
let your creativity flow
Kris C. · July 21, 2014
Great and relaxing experience. Would definitely do again!
Ellie · June 29, 2014

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