After School

New for Fall 2018:  After School Crafts!

Needle Felting •  Mixed Media • Collage • Paper Mâché • Nature Crafts • Paper Crafts • Modeling Clay

Starting this fall, Zazzy Peacock Studios is offering after school classes in a variety of arts and crafts, including needle felting, paper mâché, and mixed media. At Zazzy Peacock Studios, you will find an amazing array of art and craft supplies, many inspiring sample projects, and supportive instruction.  This is a place where creativity thrives, and kids will have lots of fun as their young minds expand.  Come join the fun and celebrate your creativity!   Registration for after school classes is open online. (Click links to classes below.) 

Although the classroom is spacious, Jill is limiting these after school classes to eight students to allow for lots of elbow room aand individual attention. The classroom at Zazzy Peacock Studios is vibrant and inviting, a perfect place to spark creativity and foster growth. Come see for yourself!  Jill will be holding After School Open House hours on Saturday, September 8, 2-5 pm and September 12 (W) and 17 (M), 3-6 pm. Stop by to browse projects and register in person.

Worried about missing a class? Zazzy Peacock Studios' generous make-up policy allows you to make up a class during any Open Studio hours.


    Felting Frenzy Class

Tuesdays, 4:30-6pm, 4-week sessions, $125 including materials and supplies (additional fee to purchase felting kit to keep), ages 11 and up

Fall 2018 Felting Session 1:  Tuesdays, September 18 and 25, October 2 and 9

Fall 2018 Felting Session 2:  Tuesdays, October 30, November 6, 13 and 20 

Students will learn the unlimited potential of crafting with wool and a special barbed needle to create soft colorful sculptures such as a toadstool, a cupcake, an  adorable animal, or anything you can imagine. This craft is so much fun, so addictive, and sure to spark the imagination. This is Jill Newman's specialty, and students will learn tips that will jump start their skills and inspire creativity.



Mixed Media Crafts

Wednesdays, 4:30-6pm, 4-week sessions, $115 including materials and supplies, ages 9 and up

Fall 2018 Mixed Media Session 1:  Wednesdays, September 26, October 3, 10, and 17

Fall 2018 Mixed Media Session 2:  Wednesdays, November 7, 14, and 28, December 5 (no class 11/21)

This class offers the widest variety of art media and projects. Each week, class will focus on one of the following:

• Paper Crafts– Create scrapbook pages, handmade cards and origami using an exciting assortment of supplies.

• Crafting with Nature– Use feathers, silk flowers, tulle, ribbons, pine cones, bamboo, wooden pegs, clothespins and other art supplies to make wonderful creations such as fairies, owls, butterflies, and other figurines.

• Collage– Create mixed media collage with photographs, magazine cut-outs, paper punches, and other embellishments.

• Modeling Clay– Enjoy creating figures and three dimensional art with versatile self-drying clay as well as colorful polymer clay. 

Paper Mâché

Thursdays, 4:30-6pm, 4-week sessions, $115 including materials and supplies, ages 9 and up

Fall 2018 Paper Mâché Session 1:  Thursdays, September 20 and 27, October 4 and 11

Fall 2018 Paper Mâché Session 2:  Thursdays, November 1, 8, 15, and 29, December 5 (no class 11/22)

Students will learn techniques to make detailed and sturdy paper mâché sculptures.  You'll be amazed at the versatility and strength of this medium. We will learn to build structures using paper, water and flour, as well as cardboard, egg cartons, and wire.  Enjoy finishing projects with paints and decoupage.   Dress for mess!




Open Studio After School Crafts 

Can't commit to a regular class?  Come spend an hour or two crafting at Zazzy Peacock Studios!

Drop by on a Monday or Friday afternoon for After School Open Studio.  Parents can leave kids to do arts and crafts projects while they run errands in the area (Rockville is retail mecca!).

Mondays and Fridays 3-6pm, hourly rate of $15 per hour, plus additional materials fees for certain projects.

Drop-ins are welcome, but space is limited and reservations are recommended. Email or call 301-633-4714 with any questions or to make reservations.  Also, feel free to stop by during these hours to learn more about classes and projects.