Classes


Please Note

Due to sensitivities and allergies to perfumes please refrain from wearing perfumes in

class and in the store.  We have teachers, students, customers and employees that could have severe reactions.   We hope to provide a pleasant experience for everyone.


Classes by Valerie Brincheck

Pencil Perfect

Class taught by Valerie Brincheck

Class Fee:  $18.00                            

2 Hour Class

If you love to color but have been frustrated by learning the “perfect” shading technique then this class is for you.  Come for a relaxing 2 hours of coloring fun using markers and colored pencils and you’ll achieve that perfectly shaded image.  If you have any colored pencils or water based markers (Zig, Tombow, or Crayola) please bring them to class to use.  Some Markers and pencils will be available to use in class.  All tools and supplies  provided.


Thursday, January 26                     6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.



Distress Ink is Awesome

Class taught by Valerie Brincheck

Class Fee:  $23.00                      

3 Hour Class

Valerie’s Distress Ink pads are one of her most often used and favorite supplies.  Join her in this class to learn how to blend, stamp, splatter, smear, swirl, bleed, spritz, stencil, float and much more using Distress Ink pads, Stains and Markers. If you have any of these please bring them to use in class. 

All other tools and supplies will be provided.


Sunday, February 5 12:30 p.m.—3:30 p.m.


Collaging With Die Cuts Scrapbook Page

Class taught by Valerie Brincheck

Class Fee:  $40.00                      

All Day Class

The most popular style of scrapbooking is collaged pages.  Join Valerie to make one 12” x 12” scrapbook page from various die cuts using Memory Box, Impression Obsession, Cheery Lyn Design and Taylored Expressions plus many other embellishments like flowers, lace, eyelets, buttons, gears, and much more.  Pile on the bling and pile on the fun with Valerie’s “more is better” style of collage.  Please bring a color or black and white photo sized to 4”x6” or 5”x7” plus a variety (6 to 8) 12” x 12” coordinated scrapbook papers with smaller prints on them.  You may also want several 12”x12” solid colored card stock papers to match.  Please bring a paper trimmer and your favorite glue.  

All other tools and supplies needed for the class will be provided.  

All techniques in this class can also be applied to your card making.


Saturday, February 18 10:30 a.m.—4:00 p.m. with a lunch break

 


Die Cuts 101

Class taught by Valerie Brincheck

Class Fee:  $30.00

3 Hour Class

Die cuts are the popular craze right now but if you’re stumped on how to use them then this is the class for you.  You will explore how to use the various machines, how to shim them and how to cut, color, stack and piece your dies cuts for some amazing results in this basic die cutting class.  

If you have die cutting machine please bring it to class to use.  All other tools and supplies will be provided.  Please let us know if you need a machine to use.


Sunday, March 5 12:30 p.m.—3:30 p.m.

 

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Classes by Amy Flowers

She’s Come Undone—New

Class taught by Amy Flowers

Class Fee:  $45.00

2 Hour Class

…Undone over a book, that is!  Join us for an unstructured book making class, exploring the world of canvas cloth books.  We’ll use various weights of canvas duck (the fabric, not the fowl) to create a book that invites the viewer inward.  You’ll work with traditional acrylic paint and mediums, then add to the surface with stamps, fabric, beading, collage & word play.  Experiment with unique page sizes, layout, binding & windows for added interest & textures…then bundle the whole book up with gorgeous ribbon! 

All supplies included.


Saturday, February 11            10:00 a.m.—Noon

Painted? Printed? It's All Gelli—New

Class taught by Amy Flowers

Class Fee:  $45.00                         

3 Hour Class

Join us for more fun with Gelli printing in this new class!  Create unique collage and mixed media works, perfect for backgrounds, journal pages, cards or finished paintings--all made from the addicting Gelli print

process.  We'll play with brayer techniques, stencils, black gesso, acrylic mediums and paint, creating three different finished art pieces on watercolor paper.  Is it painted?  Is it printed?  When it comes to a Gelli print, it's all good!  I'll have Gelli Plates to use for class, including fun new small sizes and shapes; feel free to bring your own Gelli Plate(s) to class for personal use.  

All supplies included.


Saturday, February 11            1:00 p.m.—4:00 p.m.


Little Black Book—New

Class taught by Amy Flowers

Class Fee:  $48.00                         

3 Hour Class

Join us for a creative afternoon of art journal playtime with the new black journal from Dyan Reaveley!  Learn

to utilize the power of black, creating gorgeous color pages with color pencils, markers & gel pens.  Zip up

collage pages with ink & paint treatments, finish off fabulous backgrounds with metallics, stencils & Creative Mediums.  Dyan's black journal book features sturdy pages, an elastic closure & a handy storage envelope in a super cool 8x8 format.  Heaps of fun, great techniques and a chance to play for the afternoon--it's all good!

All supplies included.


Sunday, February 12              Noon—3:00 p.m.


Inside of Little Black Book
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