CharKat’s Creative Insanity is located at 27309 Jefferson Ave. #102, Temecula, CA 92590.
Call (951) 972-3015 to reserve your space in any class.
Class sizes are limited, so be sure to reserve your space early.
If you don’t see a class time that fits your schedule, let me know, I am a little flexible in that regard. Email me a CharKatTangles@gmail.com with your suggestions!
If you would like one of the classes listed that is not on the schedule, I can arrange one for you. Private instruction has a slightly higher rate, but you can get a group together!
Also, all classes, unless otherwise noted, are $35, which includes all materials for that class. Click the BIG GREEN BUTTON to reserve your spot in any of the classes listed below.
If you like a visual-style calendar, scroll to the end!
Monthly Seasonal Workshops:
Zendala Madness – Using Pre-Strung Zendalas
Saturday, March 4 (2 – 4:30 pm)
Previous Zentangle Experience Required.
Let’s take a look at using Pre-Strung Zendalas and make Art! These lovely shapes can be a bit intimidating, and it can be difficult to decide what to use in the shapes, and how to place tangles in some of the more complex ones. I will supply a variety of pre-strungs (and make more available for purchase. Bring your basic Zentangle supplies. $35 per person
Celtic Knot Drafting
Saturday, March 11 (10 am – 3 pm)
Zentangle Experience Not Required (but helpful)
Learn the basics of setting up and drafting Celtic knot work. Starting on graph paper, and learning to make your own pencil graphs on Stonehenge paper, appropriate for coloring or tangling to your hearts content. Kit included with paper, handouts and a template for graphing. Bring a pencil, ruler, eraser, and pens of your choice. $50 per person
We will break for lunch for a bit…bring it or grab something in one of our nearby establishments.
Fun with Diffuser Paper
Stay Tuned for a new Date for this!
Let’s make a lampshade! Turn a wine glass into a lovely expression of your art, using diffuser paper and watercolors to make a lovely background to tangle on and bling up. You will have one ready in class to work on, and be able to make your own background to make a 2nd one. Supplies included! New Pens, some new tangles, and bling too! $45 per person
NEW!!!! Open Studio Time!
Bring a project and a snack and come hang out. Does not need to be Zentangle, and I can help you with ideas if you like. I will provide a fun space to work and hang out for the afternoon/evening! $5 drop in fee. Email me at charkattangles@gmail so I know you are going to be there!
Friday, February 17 (4 – 9 pm)
Sunday, February 19 (Noon – 6 pm)
Sunday, March 5 (Noon – 6 pm)
Thursday, March 9 (3 – 7 pm) Calligraphers
Friday, March 17 (4 – 9 pm)
Sunday, March 19 (Noon – 6 pm)
(No Open Studio on the 1st Tuesday in February and March. We will resume Tuesdays in April.)
Learn Zentangle Classes
ALL THE BASICS CLASS! ($75 – Includes ALL materials!)
This is the adult version. No previous art experience necessary.
You get the best of Zentangle 101, and Beyond the Basics in both Black and Tan. Spend a whole day tangling, and come out with all the skills and tools you need to succeed in your Zentangle journey. It is like getting 3 classes for the price of 2! Times include a break for lunch on your own.
Zentangle® 101: The Basics ($35 – Includes Kit)
This class introduces the Zentangle method of creating art using tangles (repetitive patterns). It includes the history, the applications, and the steps to creating your own original piece of art. You will learn some awesome tangles and walk away with a completed work of art! Watch the excitement unfold as you discover your inner artist in the Zentangle zone.
This class is also available for private parties.
Saturday, February 18 (10 am – 12:30 pm)
Friday, March 3 (6:30 – 9 pm)
JUST ADDED: Mommy & Me, Saturday, March 11 (4 – 6:30 pm)
Monday, March 20 (1 – 3:30 pm) Oasis Group
Wednesday, March 22 (6:30 – 9 pm)
Zentangle 101: The Basics for Kids
Great for Classrooms, Birthday Parties, and Scouts.
This fun class is a great way to bring kids into the world of art, with no previous experience necessary. Modified materials make it easier for kids to get mindful…focus…and create! Classes care tailored to fit the audience, appropriate for ages 8 – 12.
Group & Party rates are available.
I can schedule on an “as ordered” basis…call me to set it up!
Beyond the Basics: Black Tiles ($35 – Includes Kit)
Come to the dark side as we explore working on Black Tiles. We will take a slow, methodical journey and learn to slow down the process to produce amazing results. I will introduce some new tangles, new pens, and a few surprises! (Bring your basics kit, too!)
Wednesday, March 29 (6:30 – 9 pm)
Beyond the Basics: Renaissance Tan Tiles ($35 – Includes Kit)
Journey back to the Renaissance as we work on beautiful Tan Tiles, with colors that complement the period. New Tangles! New Tiles! New Pens! (Bring your basics kit, too!)
Saturday, February 18 (2 – 4:30 PM)
Friday, March 31 (6:30 – 9 pm)
Join in any time, this is now an ongoing Monthly class. Drop in any of the months you want, always on the first Saturday, unless otherwise noted. Learn new tangles and organize them in an awesome binder. Zentangle 101 is helpful, but not required if you want to start with this (There will be an additional $10 kit fee if you have not taken Zentangle 101) New Journal students will get a Zen Binder and 30 pre-printed sheets to start their exploration and catalog of favorite tangles, and I will teach you how to create and organize tangle reference sheets. You also get the PDF to make additional sheets (or you can purchase them.) $60 per person, includes the binder, tabs, journal sheets, and PDF file. Bring your basic Zentangle supplies. Returning Students: we will cover new tangles every other month in this ongoing class, $30 per person. A 30-page refill is available for $5.
Next Up: Saturday, March 4 (10 AM – 1 PM)
Mandala Meditation and Drafting Explorations
Join me to look at the art form that is the Mandala. Monthly meet ups on the 3rd Monday of the month, with a rotating theme of form and use, and a more technical session now and then. Learn the background and recurrence of this art form in history and in nature, and learn to use various tools and mediums to make your own Mandalas to meditate and enjoy.
No Zentangle Experience Necessary. In this class, we will look at drafting your own mandalas to color, using simple tools and templates. Bring your Zen attitude and I will supply the rest. Includes the option to purchase templates and tools used. $25 per person, plus materials (usually $5-15, depending on project)
Monday, February 20 (6 – 9 pm)
Monday, March 20 (6 – 9 pm)
Custom Workshops & Classes:
I can put on any class on as an “on demand,” at your location or mine. Great for team building events and parties. Why sip and paint the same tired picture when you can sip and tangle your own individual art!
- Groups & Clubs
- Private Instruction
- Corporate & office setting
- Family activities & Reunions
- Teachers, classroom, homeschool and after school
- Summer activity
- Girls Night Out & Wineries/Breweries
- Retreats & Church Functions
(All classes include a Kit, and the fee is included in the class. For classes beyond Zentangle® 101, you will need to bring your basic kit to all classes. Unless otherwise noted, class times are approximately 2.5 hours.)
Zentangle® Supplies available for purchase at class or by contacting CharKat and online at my Square Store