Friday, June 30, 2017

Class Review

Master Page Creation!

I haven't been blogging much over the last few years.  It seems that this is the best place to post the class schedule and announce guest artist workshops.  But.... I think it's time to change that.  There is always a lot happening here and it's time you heard a little crowing now and then.

Lisa is sooooo talented.  Really talented.  She is always learning new techniques and trying to bring them to the classroom.  And her students always come away with so much from her classes.

Anyhoo....  all that to say WOW!  What a class we had yesterday!  

So I wanted to show you just a little taste of yesterday's Master Page Creation Part 1.  I'm hoping you'll get so excited you can convince her to put it on the schedule several more times.....

The idea is to create one large piece of artwork you can use to create many other items from.  This particular class is of the "artsy" kind.... you know, you use paints, stencils, markers and what comes out is unique to each one making the creation.  Here are a few samples of some of the "work in progress".  

Each one is unique.  Most of these photos are of the beginning stages.  Lisa taught us so many wonderful things from beginning to end.  Sunday will be the Part 2 class where those who wanted to create from their "master creation" will make 3 very quick and easy items using their papers.  

I am hoping Lisa will add this class to the schedule regularly.  I have already had a few who participated ask for a repeat!

Thanks for visiting the blog today.  

Let the Art Out of Your Heart and Create Everyday!

Tuesday, June 27, 2017


JULY 2017

Did you miss Demo Day???  Well, we had a great time, but we certainly missed you!  Here's the wonderful Make 'n Take Lisa had for us.

Stamps by My Favorite Things, stamps and stencils by Stamper's Anonymous for Wendy Vecchi, Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger for Tim Holtz and creativity by Lisa!

Here's the class schedule for July.  I hope you'll join us for one or more of these fabulous classes.  No experience needed!

Thursday, July 6
10:30 am ONLY

Come learn many of the ways the new Distress Oxides by Tim Holtz can be used.  We will be using the 1st 12 colors but when the next 12 colors come out this month you will be ready!  I took this class the first time around and believe me, this is a class you won't want to miss!

Thursday, July 6
6 pm ONLY

Awesome vintage project.  You will need one of the Tim Holtz paper dolls or bring one of your own photos to go where the 2 girls are if you want to make it personal.  Lots of altered techniques in this fabulous project.

Thursday, July 13
10:30 am OR 6 pm

Learn a different technique with each card using Distress Oxides, stencils, stamps, dies and more. So fun and so easy! 

July 15
10 am OR 2 pm

Art Journaling Saturday is all about exploring different ways to create art.  This month Lisa will guide you through the creation of her art journal pages (yep, there are 2 different samples pictured above).  Most supplies provided so get ready to sling some paint and have some fun!

Thursday, July 20
10:30 am OR 6 pm

New stamps from Concord & Main, new Ombre ink pads from Hero Arts, and Clean Color Markers make these cards fun and easy!  You will love that cute slider card using a new slider card from our paper supplier (there is also a die).

Saturday, July 22
10 am to 4 pm
Come and Go

Join us for all the fun of Demo Day.  It's FREE and it's FUN!  FREE Make 'n Take.  Grab a friend and have twice the fun!

Thursday, July 27
10:30 am OR 6 pm

Beautiful multi-paged album for journaling or photos.  The Olde Curiosity Shoppe paper collection by Graphic 45 is a limited edition re-release of an old favorite.  Tons of cutting done for you by Lisa!  

Saturday, July 29
11 am to 2 pm

Chris Mack will be teaching this wonderful mini workshop.  Chris loves creating marbled paper and helping others learn the process.  You will make 8 - 9"x12" prints. All supplies will be provided. Wear old clothes you don't care about - the paint will fly!

ALL class samples are on display here and classes are now open for enrollment. 


Class Fees:  All class fees are due at the time of enrollment and there are 3 ways to pay...  Cash, Checks, Credit Cards in person at the store.  Paypal is available for those who cannot come in person to pay.  Credit Cards accepted for Art Journaling Saturday and Marbling with Chris Mack only.

Basic Class Kit:  A kit of basic supplies is required for all classes unless otherwise noted.  If you are just starting out, please contact us for a list of supplies which should be in your basic kit.  All supplies are available in store.

That's it for now!  Until next time..... "Let the Art Out of Your Heart and Create Everyday!"