Workshops and Classes





Sue Bleiweiss teaches a variety of classes in quilting and surface design.  Visit Sue's website here to see her current workshop offerings and her schedule of classes here.






Dion Dior specializes in water soluble mediums such as watercolor paint, pencil, and pastel.  All her classes focus on simple art techniques and principles, sketching, color, and composition. She also teaches classes in sketchbook art, mixed media art journaling, and the art of luminescence.  Click here to learn more about her classes and workshops.





Jane LaFazio teaches classes, workshops and retreats in both sketching & watercolor, art quilting, and occasionally some collage/mixed media thrown in. She teaches at art internationally, and online. Click here to see Jane's current class schedule and here to see Jane's instructional DVDs.





Mary Beth Shaw worked in the insurance industry for 18 years before she quit her job in 2000 to re-ignite a childhood love of art.  She is now a full time painter and internationally known workshop instructor. 
Her creative process is largely self taught, spontaneous and joyful. She is author of  Flavor for Mixed Media published by F&W and is also a columnist for Somerset Studios Magazine. Her second book, Stencil Girl comes out in the Fall of 2013.
Kari McKnight Holbrook teaches mixed media classes, workshops and retreats of all sorts.  Painting, collage, bookbinding and polymer clay.    Besides writing articles, she is on the Sculpey 2013-2014 Design Team. She teaches at art internationally, and online. Click here to see Kari's current workshop schedule.  If you visit here, you will find information on her videos and webinars.  









Jacqueline Newbold teaches watercolor and mixed-media workshops at her Tumalo Studio, Central Oregon Art Association, the CREATE retreats in Chicago and Irvine, and the Art & Soul Retreats in Portland, Oregon.  She has conducted watercolor workshops in Provence, France and is excited to join Adventures in Italy, September 2014.   Check out her DVD, Watercolor Kit and self-published book!