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NEW DATE: Beginner Brush Lettering with Kelly Klapstein
Jul
6
1:00 PM13:00

NEW DATE: Beginner Brush Lettering with Kelly Klapstein

Beginner Brush Lettering

Cost: $75 plus GST.

Register in-store, by phone 587-620-6305 or online

All students are required to have their own copy of Learn Brush Lettering for Large Brush Tip Pens. These are available to purchase in-store or online. Pre-purchased workbooks will be available to pick up on the day of the workshop.

Breathe. Write. Relax. Join Kelly in this beginner workshop to learn how to use a brush pen and develop skills to write beautiful letters. With Kelly's detailed guidance and calming demeanour, you will enjoy the meditative art of calligraphy and learn the proper posture, hand position, and stroke formations to write the lowercase alphabet a - z. No experience is necessary to practice peacefully and joyfully. Begin your lettering journey and apply your skills to card making, scrapbooking, art journals, planners, and more.

All students are required to have the Learn Brush Lettering For Large Brush Tip Pens for the workshop. These are available to purchase separately for $20.75 plus gst.

Kelly will provide sample pens and practice sheets to use during the class

*Full payment is required upon registration. Class fees for special guest instructors are Non-Refundable.

BIO: 

Kelly Klapstein, the author of The Art of Brush Lettering, has developed a line of lettering products with American Crafts and teaches calligraphy workshops all over the world. When she isn't traveling, she is happy to call Edmonton home and hangs out with her family and dog Finn, drinks Earl Grey tea, and plays with watercolor paints. 

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Finnabair: Colours Of The Past
Oct
26
9:00 AM09:00

Finnabair: Colours Of The Past

Registration Begins at 10am MT on Tuesday, June 25

Colours of the past - dimensional collage
Negative space, texture, patterns and colours – all that can fit in one project which is the journey into the world of dimensional collage.“Colours of the Past" is a great chance to clean your head and keep your hands busy… simply follow your intuition and enjoy the process of building layers, glueing and painting. This class is focusing on a bit different way of composing and organising your project but also finding a way of using the supplies we all have somewhere close in our reach: in our studios, kitchens, garages, gardens… with the presented techniques and your favourite choice of colours you can create a truly unique artwork which will be a statement piece on your wall or shelf!
During this half day class, we will build the project together from the bottom to the top, building layers of the project and trying different techniques. I will do my best to break the process into easy to follow steps. We will try different art mediums from all of my lines including White Heavy Gesso, Icing Pastes or Heavy Body Gel, new Art Alchemy Liquid Acrylics Paints, Waxes, Art Stones and more! You will have a wide choice of finishing possibilities and colours to choose – and we will use such materials as Tissue Papers, embellishments created with the moulds and HDF bases and elements.
All the techniques can be easily used on many other projects such as home decor and altered objects or journal pages.

 

This class is suitable both for advanced and beginning students.
Class time: about 4.5h - 5h
Price:  $140 + GST per student (including kit)

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Finnabair: For The Record
Oct
26
3:00 PM15:00

Finnabair: For The Record

Registration Begins at 10am MT on Tuesday, June 25.

For the Record - altered vinyl record with a lot of layers and sparkle

Your imagination is the limit. Try dimensional mixed-media techniques on a bit unusual

surface - vinyl record - to create unique, rich and sparkly composition tased on Art

Extravagance Pastes, Art Basics Gesso and Gels and a lot of embellishments including

natural materials and elements created with moulds.

During the class you will work on high-quality products from my mixed-media collection

including Mica Powders, Glitters and Art Alchemy Liquid Acrylic Paints. Together we will

build our projects step-by-step and and you will see that presented techniques are very

versatile and be easily used on many other projects such as collage or scrapbooking

layouts. I'll share my experience with you and try to give you plenty of information about

the tools and products used.

The teacher will supply all the paints, mediums and elements needed to finish the project

except the vinyl record - please bring one with you!

This class is suitable both for advanced and beginning students.

Class time: about 3.5h

Price: $118 + GST per student (including kit) *Vinyl Record Not Included*

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Finnabair: Haze & Shine
Oct
27
9:00 AM09:00

Finnabair: Haze & Shine

Registration Begins at 10am MT on Tuesday, June 25

Haze and Shine - decorated journal or notebook cover

Softer side of mixed-media - great way to get familiar with a range of inspiring techniques

and products helping you create an a beautiful, delicate yet textured cover on your book,

journal or notebook! During the class we will build the composition based on a wide

selection of embellishments and paint the project using products from Art Alchemy Range:

Impasto acrylic paints, Waxes and more!

As always, I will explain the products, techniques and creative possibilities, give tips and

ideas - all the techniques presented during the class are easy to transfer to other surfaces

and projects. “Haze and Shine” is a great project to play with subtle sparkle and shine

effects and delicate colour palettes - there will be a wide range of colours available for

students to choose!

All the elements, paints and mediums are provided – this project is suitable both for

advanced and beginning students.

Class time: 3.5 to 4h

Price: $138 + GST per student (including kit)

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Finnabair: Mechanica
Oct
27
2:00 PM14:00

Finnabair: Mechanica

Registration Begins at 10am MT on Tuesday, June 25

Mechanica - altered art project

Have you ever wondered how to create a multi-layered, dimensional project with a lot of

details and colours? During this class you can try it: step-by-step we will work on all the

layers and textures to build our 3D object out of HDF bases and elements and a range of

embellishments. We will be trying a range of products from my Art Basics and Art Alchemy

lines including gesso, gels and Liquid Acrylics and using my Tissue Papers, moulds and

metal embellishments we will create the eye-catching, intriguing mechanical composition…

all that means you are getting a lot of creative freedom combined with useful tips and

inspirational techniques which you can apply to many future projects! "Mechanica" is not

only a great way to jump into the world of mixed-media but also create a bold, breathtaking

artwork for your home or studio.

All the elements, paints and mediums are provided – this project is suitable both for

advanced and beginning students.

Class time: about 4h

Price: $133 + GST per student (including kit)

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Jun
4
5:30 PM17:30

KEN OLIVER....Mixed Media: Unmixing The Mystery

REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED

Mixed Media: Unmixing The Mystery
Date: Tuesday, June 4
Time: 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Class Fee: $160
BUNDLE PRICE FOR ALL THREE WORKSHOPS IS $395
Guest Instructor: Ken Oliver
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Class Fee Includes $95 in product to take home

1 - 6pc Liquid Watercolor Set

1 - 12" x 12" Mixed Media Board

1 - 12" x 12" Stencil from The Crafter's Workshop

1 - Jar of Black Modeling Paste

1 - Jar of White Modeling Paste

1 - 12x12 Wood Frame

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Jun
3
5:30 PM17:30

KEN OLIVER....Under The Sea: Mixed Media Card Set

REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED

Date: Monday, June 3
Time: 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Class Fee: $160

BUNDLE PRICE FOR ALL THREE WORKSHOPS IS $395

Guest Instructor: Ken Oliver

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Class Fee Includes $95 in product to take home

7pc Color Burst Tropical Breeze Kit

6pc 5"x 7" Watercolor Cards with Envelopes

6pc 4" x 6" Watercolor paper pack

1 Jar of Black Modeling Paste

4pc 6" x 6" stencil from The Crafter's Workshop

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Jun
1
12:30 PM12:30

KEN OLIVER...Colour Outside The Lines: The Big Book Of Color Burst Techniques

REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED

Date: Saturday, June 1
Time: 12:30pm - 4:30pm

Class Fee: $ 125

Bundle Price All Three Workshops for $395

Guest Instructor: Ken Oliver

In this class, you’ll create a beautiful 8.5”x11” Color
Burst, watercolor journal.
This is a technique class that will focus on color theory,
layering colors, stenciling, stamping, coloring and wet on
wet painting. You’ll learn techniques in this class that can
be applied to cardmaking, scrapbooking, mixed media
projects, watercolor painting and home décor projects.
This class will give you mastery over Color Burst
techniques.

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SOLD OUT - Beginner Brush Lettering with Kelly Klapstein
Apr
27
1:00 PM13:00

SOLD OUT - Beginner Brush Lettering with Kelly Klapstein

Beginner Brush Lettering

Cost: $75 plus GST.

REGISTER

All students are required to have their own copy of Learn Brush Lettering for Large Brush Tip Pens. These are available to purchase in-store or online. Pre-purchased workbooks will be available to pick up on the day of the workshop.

Breathe. Write. Relax. Join Kelly in this beginner workshop to learn how to use a brush pen and develop skills to write beautiful letters. With Kelly's detailed guidance and calming demeanour, you will enjoy the meditative art of calligraphy and learn the proper posture, hand position, and stroke formations to write the lowercase alphabet a - z. No experience is necessary to practice peacefully and joyfully. Begin your lettering journey and apply your skills to card making, scrapbooking, art journals, planners, and more.

All students are required to have the Learn Brush Lettering For Large Brush Tip Pens for the workshop. These are available to purchase separately for $20.75 plus gst.

Kelly will provide sample pens and practice sheets to use during the class

*Full payment is required upon registration. Class fees for special guest instructors are Non-Refundable.

BIO: 

Kelly Klapstein, the author of The Art of Brush Lettering, has developed a line of lettering products with American Crafts and teaches calligraphy workshops all over the world. When she isn't traveling, she is happy to call Edmonton home and hangs out with her family and dog Finn, drinks Earl Grey tea, and plays with watercolor paints. 

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Wild Whimsy Travel Journal
Apr
6
1:00 PM13:00

Wild Whimsy Travel Journal

Class Fee

Join Heather & Suzy for this fun class. You'll learn to build your very own travel journal starting with an old book cover. Learn how to design pages with pockets & tags and add some mixed media elements and lovely textures.

Space is limited for this class. Class fee is non-refundable.
Register in-store, by phone 587-620-6305 or online.

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Fun With Floral - Layout Workshop with Jennifer Edwardson
Mar
1
6:00 PM18:00

Fun With Floral - Layout Workshop with Jennifer Edwardson

"Fun With Floral"

Cost: $45/pp

Instructor: Jennifer Edwardson

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

You don't have to be a flower lover to be in this super fun layout workshop !  We will use the brand new not yet released "Floral" Collection from Wild Whisper to create (1) double and (2) single page layouts.  Together we will stamp and punch and cut and emboss our way through these pages to create a beautiful base for any theme of photo ... I will share some of my fave tips and tricks on how to use several multi sized photos on one or two pages, how to get the most out of your supplies and how to not forget about your 'old school' tools ! 

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