Friday, December 29, 2017

Art Journal Classes

 Art Journal Classes by Dot Leathbridge

Join Dot on a  personal journey of self-discovery using a variety of journalling techniques.  An art journal is a safe place to create your own record of self-love, fears, letting go, hopes and dreams.

These classes may be both confronting and healing while embracing your creativity at the same time.

This series of journal classes is about getting to know yourself and moving forward in a positive way.

Our introductory class is on Friday 12th January and the focus is on the new distress crayons by Tim Holtz, stamping and stencilling....the class will suit beginners thru to advanced.

Our 3rd class in the series is on Saturday January 13th and the focus is on acrylic paints. (Dina Wakely)

You may bring your own art journal to work in, or buy one from the shop. We will be working on an 8x8 inch page and we will supply you with a loose page that you can add to your art journal at a later date.

Classes are held monthly but you are not obligated to do every class.

January 12th Series One - Class One, 12.30 to 2.30, Cost $25
January 13th Series One - Class Three 10.30 to 12.30, $25


Series One - Class One
What you will need to bring along:
·         Journal (can buy from shop)
·         Distress Crayons: Mustard Seed, Twisted Citron,
 Mowed Lawn, Lucky Clover, Broken China, 
Salty Ocean, Blueprint Sketch, 
Spiced Marmalade, Festive Berries
 (bring in what you have or you may buy from the shop)
·         White gesso/old credit card/craft sheet
·         Archival Ink: Jet Black
·         Baby wipes
·         Black pen for writing
·         Sealant/ gel medium/mod podge

Stamps used are:
·         Lattice and Flourish
·         Classics #1
·         Script of any sort

Stencils used are from Donna Downey:
·         Create Truth
·         Flowers In Vase

Class size is limited and bookings are essential 52221449

Series One - Class Three

The product list is:

Most of these products will be supplied. Please bring the items in red. These items are available to buy from the shop if you require.

Sketched Faces – Dina Wakely
Border Stamp and Stencil – Dylusions
Live Inspired – Donna Downey Stencil
Ranger mini stencils
Butterfly – Ranger

Acrylic Paint – Dina Wakely: Umber, Sky, White
Black Dylusions paint
Fine paint brush  BRING WITH YOU
Sponge/old credit card/black fine-liner/white gel pen     BRING WITH YOU
Fan Brush  BRING WITH YOU
Liquitex Carbon Black ink

Series One - Class Two

Dates to be arranged



Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Seasons Greetings Gift tag & Box Class

Join me for another Graphic 45 mini tag album class. The Winter Wonderland papers are a lovely traditional red & green with a touch of cream. In this class you will decorate your tag album box with die cut & embossed flowers, layering, colouring & glitter. You will also  decorate your tags ready to add photos at a later stage. The box size is 4.625 x 6.625" or 12.5cm x 18cm.


WHEN: Friday 17th November  from 1.00 until 4.00

OR Saturday 2nd December from 10.30 until 2.30

Cost: $50

Students need to bring with them:
Paper trimmer
Scissors
Double sided tape
Pencil & ruler
Distress Ink & applicator tools (browns)



To book contact the shop on 52221449

Paper Dolls Notepad Class

Join us for a fun class to create a handy note pad holder. The beautiful Graphic 45 Paper Dolls Collection is just perfect for these simple, stylish note pad holders. You will learn how to cover the holders and decorate using fussy cutting & layering techniques........a perfect gift for your friends & family....
WHEN: Saturday November 25th  OR Thursday January 11th
TIME: 10.30 to 1.30
COST: $25
Bookings essential limited kits available.

Students are required to bring with them the following:
Paper trimmer
Scor Tool /Board
Scissors for fussy cutting
Double sided tape
Foam Tape
Distress Ink (browns) and applicator tool
Pencil/Ruler

Monday, October 2, 2017

NEW ART JOURNAL CLASSES


"Beginnings" - Art Journal Classes by Dot Leathbridge

Join Dot on a  personal journey of self-discovery using a variety of journalling techniques.  An art journal is a safe place to create your own record of self-love, fears, letting go, hopes and dreams.

These classes may be both confronting and healing while embracing your creativity at the same time.

This series of journal classes is about getting to know yourself and moving forward in a positive way.

Our introductory class is on Saturday 28th October and the focus is on the new distress crayons by Tim Holtz, stamping and stencilling....the class will suit beginners thru to advanced.

You may bring your own art journal to work in, or buy one from the shop. We will be working on an 8x8 inch page and we will supply you with a loose page that you can add to your art journal at a later date.
Sneak Peak Art Journal Page 1

Journal Beginnings

What you will need to bring along:
·         Journal (can buy from shop)
·         Distress Crayons: Mustard Seed, Twisted Citron,
 Mowed Lawn, Lucky Clover, Broken China, 
Salty Ocean, Blueprint Sketch, 
Spiced Marmalade, Festive Berries
 (bring in what you have or you may buy from the shop)
·         White gesso/old credit card/craft sheet
·         Archival Ink: Jet Black
·         Baby wipes
·         Black pen for writing
·         Sealant/ gel medium/mod podge

Stamps used are:
·         Lattice and Flourish
·         Classics #1
·         Script of any sort

Stencils used are from Donna Downey:
·         Create Truth
·         Flowers In Vase

Class size is limited and bookings are essential.
Contact the shop on 52221449 to secure your place, payment is required when booking.

Monday, September 25, 2017

New Mixed Media Canvas Banner Class





Class brief:
"I have added intricate lines, patterns, minimal textures, designs often found in Ankara prints, commonly known as “African prints”. I have used contemporary Africa as my main source of inspiration and attempted to mimic Afro-futurism/symbolism through some mixed-media surrealism and steampunk style in my Afro art doll"- Bipasha.

In this class you will create 3 mixed media canvas banners from scratch filled with detailed techniques using heat embossing, repeated pattern making, embellishment making, to name a few! You can use these versatile techniques to create any dimensional mixed media arts or to add some interest in your 2D arts. Choose your own colours. All materials are included and seats are limited.
Time 10am - 2.30pm
Date 14 Oct'17
Class level : Basic - Intermediate
Class Cost:55.00
Class size is very limited so make sure you book early...phone the shop on 52221449 to book.

Students are required to bring with them:(products available in store to buy)

Embossing pen, if they have
Ruler
liquid craft glue
hot glue gun
heat tool
foam tape
apron
paint brush
double sided tape

Sunday, September 10, 2017

New Mixed Media Class

"STORY TELLER BUNDLE"
created by Bipasha
November 11th, 2017

Join Bipasha in her next mixed media journey....you will create 2 amazing projects in this class. So many techniques used including photo image transfer and so many mixed media products to play with. You can personalise these projects with your own photos and alter the colours to suit your own palette.
Project 1 includes storage box for treasures



Project 2 includes rust and moulding techniques

To book into this class please contact the shop on 52221449
WHEN: November 11th
TIME: 9.30 to 3.00pm
Cost: $80.00
A 25 % deposit is required when booking
" I love to make containers of various kinds and in this class you will create a frame and a two tier container for a hidden little treasure. I made a little book to document family history details and photos which is being kept inside this box. This bundle project celebrates the beauty of rusted surfaces and peeled paint and uses them to tell stories, illuminate histories and make us think about beauty in new ways!: Bipasha..
Students: (Must bring the following)
wet wipes
paint brushes
foam tape
heat tool
glue gun
liquid craft adhesive 
blending tool for distress inks
scissor
photo 2 in sepia (around 4" x 2" figure, 2"x 2"), or can be added later once you finish the project
sponge
bone folder


Art Journal  Double Page 

with Bipasha (BK)
This Saturday.
Please join Bipasha for her next art journal page class featuring 


printmaking & image transfer techniques. 



Cost of Class is $45 and it will run from 10.00 to 2.00
WHEN: Saturday 16th September

In this class you will be supplies with 2 journal pages and the materials required to complete the techniques. Students may bring their own art journal (approx 7"x 9") if you prefer. Students should also bring with them the following supplies.

Brayer (approx 2.5" length) MUST HAVE.
Wet wipes/old credit card
acrylic paint colour of your choice
sponge pieces
one black &white photo  2x2.5"
glue/ gel medium
foam tape