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April 2017 Hands-On-Classes

Friday, April 28

SOLD OUT

9am-11am
Class: Art Impressions Watercolor Workshop
Instructor: Art Impressions
Sponsor Link: http://www.artimpressions.com/
Learn to create beautiful watercolor paintings using rubber stamps, markers and a brush! For several years, Art Impressions has introduced stampers all over the world to their exclusive technique that creates beautiful watercolor scenes. They are easy to create and versatile for all users. Each person can make these beautiful scenes their own; no two designs are alike. Our watercolor class will create 4 card samples with our new Watercolor Mini Project Series. Our instructors will take you step-by-step through creating scenes and techniques with hands-on training. This class includes a free exclusive stamp set!
Supplies to bring to class: Scissors or paper trimmer, foam tape, tape runner, corner rounder (optional).
All level of experience: All levels
Cost $60

SOLD OUT

9am-11am
AGW Glimmer & Glow Cards
Instructor: Jackie Wamhoff/Art Gone Wild!
Make your cards light up with a touch of your finger! Use Chibitronics® LED Circuit Stickers to “power up” your paper crafting projects and give them a real WOW factor. This innovation technology may look complicated, but it’s really easy, fun, and safe to do. We’ll show you how to make 4 adorable LED light –up cards using Art Gone Wild’s new Glimmer & Glow stamp sets, which have been specially designed for this purpose.
You’ll also receive written instructions on how to build the circuits in your cards, along with a coupon good toward our Glimmer & Glow stamp collection. Get ready to learn some *bright new ideas!
Supplies to bring to class: Detail scissors, regular adhesive (such as paper glue or a tape runner), and foam tape/dots.
All level of experience: All levels
Cost $30

9am-11am
Introduction to Copic (alcohol markers)
Instrutor: Christine O’Malley
This class explores the magic of Copic markers. This class is packed with beginning techniques that will teach the Copic numbering system, natural blending, and feathering.   Chris, your Copic certified instructor, will guide you through several practice images.
Supplies to bring to class: Bring any Copics or alcohol markers you already own.
Level of experience: Beginner
Cost $30

9am – 11am
Circle Book
Instructor: Tanya Kostynuk/Riley & Company
Let Tanya show you how to make this gorgeous circle book out of 5-11” black circles! You will make 5 separate “rooms” and decorate them, as well as decorate the front and back. Finally, you will attach a gorgeous gold chain to close the book! Graphic 45 Enchanted Forest papers used.
Supplies to bring to class: scissors, adhesive, double sided tape, markers or colored pencils, pop dots, Vintage Photo (Distress Ink) pad & Sponge.
Level of experience: Beginner
Cost $35

12pm-2pm
Make a Scene
Instructor: Cheryl Hurttgam / The Paper Hollow
We will be creating landscapes using masking, sponging and stamping.
Supplies to bring to class: Scissors, Dye Inks (not pigment) 3 shades of blue, 2 shades of green, brown, yellow, orange, purple and black (I used Distress Inks),
Baby wipes and Adhesive.
Level of experience: Beginner
Cost $26

12pm- 2pm
Uniquely Folded Cards
Instructor: Theresa Hutchinson & Wendy Nixon
This class will teach five different folding techniques to create that “wow” card factor.   Using bendi card, twist pop-up card, six fold card, gatefold with shutter card, double gatefold and double peek-a-boo.
Supplies to bring to class: Scissors, paper trimmer, black inkpad, pencil with eraser, bone folder, tape runner, glue high tack tape, ruler, and exacto knife.
Level of experience: Intermediate to advanced
Cost $40

12pm – 2pm
Magnet/Button Cards
Instructor: Tanya Kostynuk/ Riley & Company
Join Riley & Company in this fun, whimsical class! You will make 5 cards with a twist! The phrase on the card is actually a removable magnet or button to wear! As with every Riley & Company class, all materials are cut, stamped, embossed and die cut for you. All you have to do is assemble and have fun! And as always, we include plenty of freebies!
Supplies to bring to class: scissors, choice of adhesive, double sided tape, markers or colored pencils, pop dots, Vintage Photo (distress ink) pad & sponge.
Level of experience: Beginner

Cost $32

12pm-2pm
Copic Special Effects
Instructor: Christine O’Malley
The Magic is in the details. Use your alcohol markers to add texture to your artwork. In this class we will learn how to make items look translucent, add texture to boas, dragons, and mermaids. These finishing touches will help you add a more finished, professional look to your cards.
Supplies to bring to class: Copic markers or alcohol markers that you already own.
Level of experience: All levels
Cost $30

12pm – 2pm
Cards to Die For
Instructor: Kelley Holland/ Our Daily Bread Designs
Come join Kelley for this fun filled class. You will be making 4 layered and detailed cards with the focus being on ODBD dies.
Supplies to bring to class: Basic supplies include, tape/adhesive, scissors, pop dots, and glue dots.
Level of experience: Intermediate
Cost $35

SOLD OUT

3pm – 5pm
Pop-Ups and Special Folds
Instructor: Donna Cheswick
Learn to make 5 different cards that fold, pull, pop-up and layer! We will be making a 3-D spiral pop-up card, Iris folding card, lacey layer card, double slider card and napkin fold card! Some pre-cutting will be done ahead of time so that all cards can be completed during class.
Supplies to bring to class: Scissors, tape runner, bone folder, glue pen, glue dots, foam mounting tape (make sure it is a tape roll) and dimensional dots.
Level of experience: Intermediate to advanced
Cost $35

3pm-5pm
Groovi ®
Instructor: Cheryl Hurttgam / The Paper Hollow
Using the latest in Groovi ® plates by Clarity Stamps, we will create beautiful and simple embossed parchment/vellum cards.
Includes Groovi® plate.
Supplies to bring to class: Bright Green and Purple markers. 0.8-1mm embossing stylus, color pencils, piece of 8 ½” x 11” dark fun foam, 3m – 4m embossing stylus, Tombow liquid glue (green bottle).
Level of experience: Beginner
Cost $35

3pm – 5pm
Cards with Flair #4
Instructor: Becky O’Donnell
Take home 6 cards beautifully detailed and layered using a variety of techniques with old and new products from Gary Burlin & Co. Come and take home some new ideas to show your friends, directions included.
Supplies to bring to class: scissors, adhesives, foam tape, and glue dots.
Level of experience: beginner to intermediate
Cost $35

3pm- 5pm
Color Me Copic No Lines
Instructor: Christine O’Malley
Use your alcohol markers to create this beautiful watercolor look. Removing the black lines softens the image. I will share tips and tricks that will take the stress out of this process.
Supplies to bring to class: Bring any Copics or alcohol markers you already own. White gel pen.
Level of experience: All levels
Cost $30

SOLD OUT

3 pm – 5pm
Masculine Cards
Instructor: Phyllis Kenzik
Ideas for masculine cards it the #1 question that I am always asked! This class will feature cards for your guys young & old. We’ll use embossing folders, dies, papers and good old-fashioned stamping to create 6 to 8 cards. Come join the fun!
Supplies to bring to class: Scissors, adhesives, pop dots, along with your basic craft kit.
Level of experience: All levels
Cost $30

3pm – 5pm
Riley Shadow Box
Instructor: Tanya Kostynuk/Riley & Company
Join Riley & Company in this fun class! You will use a 11”x11” shadow box, and make 9 fun inserts! This shadow box is deep enough to hold your personal mementos once you get it home! As with every Riley & Company class, all materials are included. All you have to do is cut out the houses, assemble and have fun! And as always, we include plenty of freebies!
Supplies to bring to class: Scissors, adhesive, double sided tape, markers or colored pencils, pop dots, Vintage Photo (Distress Ink) pad & sponge.
Level of experience: Beginner
Cost $40

6pm-7:30pm
Brilliant & Beautiful 1
Instructor: Laura Bastian / Creative Vision Stamps
Want to create cards that are fresh and fabulous? Get inspired as Creative Vision Stamps’ owner and renowned graphic designer, Laura Bastian, shows you a new way to spice up your handmade greeting cards. In this 1.5 hour workshop, you will create 5 unique all occasion foiled cards (w/envelopes) using Foilables TM.   Foilables TM are pre-designed toner sheets that help you create brilliant and beautiful handmade greeting cards, scrapbook pages, and other paper crafting projects. This 1.5-hour workshop will show you how to heat transfer toner graphics to foil, using a laminator. The effect is simply brilliant!
Materials included with workshop fee, Transfer foil, Foilables TM toner sheets, 5 colored heavy-duty card stock bases, 5 envelopes.
Supplies to bring to class: Basic craft kit, scissors, adhesive. Feel free to bring foam pop ups, ribbon, buttons, or other embellishing elements.
Level of experience: All levels
Cost $25

6pm-8pm
Fast Cards with 3D’s
Instructor: Cheryl Hurttgam / The Paper Hallow
3D’s make fast cards with just the right backgrounds. In this class you will make 10 cards in 2 hours.
Supplies to bring to class: craft knife, adhesive, tweezers, fine tipped black markers, clear stickles.
Level of experience: Beginner
Cost $35

6pm-8pm
Cards with a Lasting Impression
Instructor: Diane Wilcox
We will be making 5 cards all with special folds. You will get written instructions to take home for each card. Cards are designed to be used as displays for your own home use, or to be given to someone special. Cards will include something Patriotic, Graduation, Get Well, Wedding & Thinking of You.
Supplies to bring to class: basic craft kit, adhesives, glue, pop dots, glue dots, bone folder, scissors, Clear Wink of Stella (if you have one).
Level of experience: Intermediate to Advanced
Cost $35

6pm – 8pm
Spring is Here!
Instructor: Phyllis Kenzik
This class will feature flowers stamps to create cards in a different way. We will do some distressing, resist, dry embossing and dies to create 6 irresistible cards in Phyllis’s unique style.
Supplies to bring to class: Scissors, adhesives, pop dots along with basic craft kit.
Level of experience: All levels
Cost $30

6pm – 8pm
Folding Fun
Instructor: Rita Kegg
Folding and making fun cards is my thing how about you?  This class you will use dies and simple stamping to make quick and easy A2 unusual folded cards.  My goal is to teach how to make these types of folds, not on fancy coloring and decorating, which you can do later when you make your own. We will made 5 cards including window tent, inside center stand up, z-fold pop up, open front diorama and a twisted pop-up panel cards. This is a class any level of stamper can take.  You will be given directions with photo including: detailed steps to make, supplies used (manufacture for stamps, embossing folders, printed papers, and dies included), measurements for sizes and scores of all papers used, and an envelope.  I will have other sample cards made with these same folds, some very simple and some more advanced on display. I will have as much scoring, stamping and die cutting done as possible for you so you can focus on the unusual folds but some coloring/decorating may need to be done at home depending on how fast you work. Background papers may vary.
Supplies to bring to class:
Scissors; bone folder; adhesives including runner, liquid, Scor-tape (or like strong product), mounting cushion (pop-dots, etc.); pencil; pin or poker to weed die cuts; dark black ink pad for stamping words; acrylic mount for stamping words; black sharpie or black marker for acetate; markers/pencils (optional but will save time) red, medium gray, dark yellow, medium pink, medium orange
Level of experience: All levels
Cost $40

6pm-8pm
Copic Fabric Class
Instructor: Christine O’Malley
From Folds to Pleats coloring fabric can be challenging. In this class we will iron out a plan to deal with flowing fabrics. The focus will be on shading techniques and adding additional folds.
Supplies to bring to class: Bring any Copic or alcohol markers you already own.
Level of experience: All Levels
Cost $30

Saturday, April 29

SOLD OUT

11am – 1pm
Class: Art Impressions Watercolor Workshop
Instructor: Art Impressions
Sponsor Link: http://www.artimpressions.com/
Learn to create beautiful watercolor paintings using rubber stamps, markers and a brush! For several years, Art Impressions has introduced stampers all over the world to their exclusive technique that creates beautiful watercolor scenes. They are easy to create and versatile for all users. Each person can make these beautiful scenes their own; no two designs are alike. Our watercolor class will create 4 card samples with our new Watercolor Mini Project Series. Our instructors will take you step-by-step through creating scenes and techniques with hands-on training. This class includes a free exclusive stamp set!
Supplies to bring to class: Scissors or paper trimmer, foam tape, tape runner, corner rounder (optional).
All level of experience
Cost $60

11am-1pm
Pop Out Folds 2017
Instructor: Becky O’Donnell
This unique class will feature at least 5 different fun folds and pop outs using Inky Antics stamps and products. Things will pop out, slide over and amaze you. Everyone loves a card that does something. Full directions for all cards included.
Supplies to bring to class: Scissors, adhesives, score or tearable tape, foam tape and glue dots.
Level of experience: Intermediate
Cost $40

11am-1pm
Amazing Money Cards
Instructor: Rita Kegg
More people are gifting money/giftcards each year so let’s get a supply of cards ready to use. We will be making 5 different cards ready for adding your monetary gifts: standing z-fold with pocket, inside pocket, outside hidden scenic pocket, inside slide up pocket and double dutch with pocket. You will be given directions with photo including: detailed steps to make, supplies used (manufacture for stamps and dies), and measurements for sizes and scores of all papers used, and variations of some of the cards.  I will have other card samples, some very simple and some more advanced, on display. Background papers may vary.
Supplies to bring to class:  Scissors; bone folder; adhesives including runner, liquid, Scor-tape (or like strong product), mounting cushion (long pieces would work great for one card) etc.; pencil; expired gift card to check measurements with; black ink for words; clear Wink of Stella pen.
Level of experience: All levels
Cost $40

11am – 1pm
Flower Song
Instructor: Mara Shannon / Stamplistic
The “Flower Song” Stamp is one of our favorite stamps and has been a best seller!  In this class you will make two beautiful cards complete with Swarovski crystals that show you how cool this design really is and how it can look so different depending on how it is cut, and the paper you use.  Stamplistic’s cut and layer stamp designs are fun to work with and all one of a kind.  Come learn some tips and tricks to using these images to make card designs that really pop!
Supplies to bring to class: Scissors, tape runner, pop dots.
Level of experience: Intermediate to Advanced
Cost $30

2pm – 4pm
Magnificent Mini Squares
Instructor: Mara Shannon/ Stamplistic
In this class you will find out how much power can be packed into a one-inch square stamps! Stamplistic’s new mini design square stamps are just as versatile and beautiful as the larger squares but are on one-inch big. You will make FOUR (4) A2 size cards that illustrate just how much fun these little stamps can be. You will also receive envelopes for your cards AND A ONE INCH SIZED PUNCH TO TAKE HOME WITH YOU! That’s right, A FREE PUNCH valued at $12.00 will be yours to use in class and to take home. You will also use Swarovski crystals in class. We can’t for the bling! These brand new stamps are so amazing! You will use images from all 4 new stamps sets.
Supplies to bring to class: Scissors, tape runner, pop dots.
Level of experience: Intermediate to Advanced
Cost $30

6pm – 8pm
Uniquely Beautiful
Instructor: Mara Shannon / Stamplistic
In this class you will be working with some of Stamplistic’s new intricate dies. These dies are unique and gorgeous so your cards will definitely be unique and gorgeous! One card has an interesting opening and a hidden magnet and the other uses Mirri-Sparkle paper. For both cards, you will receive LOTS of Swarovski crystals to make them sparkle and shine like no other. These can be any occasion cards especially if the occasion merits a one of a kind card. Get ready for some fun and sparkle in this class!
Supplies to bring to class: Scissors, tape runner and pop dots.
Level of experience: intermediate to advanced
Cost $30

6pm – 8pm
Rhapsody in Blue Cards
Instructor: Tanya Kostynuk / Riley & Company
Join Riley & Company as we make 5 beautiful cards in this fun, fast paced class. As with every Riley & Company class, all materials are cut, stamped, embossed an die cut for you. All you have to do is assemble and have fun! And as always, we include plenty of freebies!
Supplies to bring to class: Scissors, adhesive, double sided tape, markers or colored pencils, pop dota, Vintage photo (distress ink) pad and sponge.
Level of experience: Beginner
Cost $32

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