Simple & Basic Courses


Simple & Basic Courses

A new feature here at the Kraaft Shaak.

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Simple & Basic courses are designed to get you using your products and learning a little bit to get you going. The idea I want to plant is that if you know a little bit, you may decide you like it and then want to learn more. If you don’t like it you are not out much! Each of our classes are segmented to provide simple & basic instructions that build on previous classes and therefore allow you to learn quite a lot over time with just a little fee each time.

Starting March of 2016 we will be offering LIVE classes to those who wish to attend live and of course they are recorded for repeat viewing and for those unable to attend live. You can expect live interaction with me, Heather Kraafter, and continued interaction in the replay if you leave comments.

Each COURSE is either a stand alone class, or is a series of lessons.

Each lesson will be a single event. To watch you will need to pay for each event individually.  On occasion we will offer a one time purchase and that may get you the links to the following classes, these will be stated as such in the description. Each course varies and are detailed below as we add them.

This will be the “home base” for all the Simple & Basic  classes offered here at the Kraaft Shaak. If you have a special request for a course, please use the “contact us” form in the top menu of this page. Each of the Class Titles below will take you to the page with all the details and links for that class.


Learn To Draw Course

A live course beginning in March.

Please click the image to learn all the details and sign up.

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This course is a series of 18 lessons in total.

Each lesson was aired LIVE and was recorded. All lessons are available for replay NOW! You may purchase one lesson, a few or all as you desire. Come back anytime to watch again and again!


Watercolor Techniques

A “learn to use what you have” class – We will discuss paper choices, paint choices and brush choices. We will focus on what we have rather than run out and purchase more. Explore the medium, take the fear out of it and in the end, paint with me in a loose and fresh style to help you get out of that “watercolors are so hard” mentality.

Coming soon – spring of 2017


Art Journal backgrounds and layers

What supplies do I need to get started? How do you get ideas? Where to begin? Which layers go when? Why didn’t that work? 

These are the questions we will address and so much more in this class. We will do it in 4 sessions. One payment gets you into ALL FOUR SESSIONS Live and Recorded!

Coming soon – Spring of 2017


Exploring Mediums and Pastes

A free class coming in February 2017 – sign up for our newsletter below to get the invitation!


Advanced Wire Wrapping techniques with Sylvia

details for this class coming soon


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