Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Opportunities and Workshops

Workshops & Online Classes with your favorite Sketchbook Challenge artists.

We keep our commercial presence to one monthly post so that we can share other opportunities to take workshops, purchase art or enjoy other offerings from all of us. Check out our workshops and  books. Thank you for being a part of the Sketchbook Challenge! It's an honor to share this journey with you.

Carol Sloan

Nov. 17 & 18, 2012 10-4pm
Gorilla Book Making
Colorado Springs, CO @ Blue Twig Studio
More info here

April 24, 2013
"Birds of a Feather"
Art & Soul Retreat  Virginia Beach, Virginia

August 21-27, 2013
Build a Book of Italian Memories 
Sulmona, Italy @ Abruzzo Creative School of Art
 More info here

Lyric Kinard
Nov 13 - 15, 2012 Quilter's Anonymous in Seattle
The Elements of Art and Wearable Art lectures
5 Ways to Appliqué class. More info here.

Start your planning for next spring!
March 10-15, 2013 Quilting Adventures a five day retreat in Texas Hill Country : Surface Design Sampler Platter
Five fabulous days playing with fabric, paint, foil, photo transfer, beading, stamping, screen printing - and a lot of design! More info here.

Jamie Fingal
November 1, 2012 Open Studios in Houston at the International Quilt Festival!
Jamie will be demonstrating free-motion quilting, Rebel-style, on Thursday, 11/1/12, from noon until 2:00 pm. Look for her on the show floor in the Open Studios area. She will be doing a second Open Studios demonstration of art quilt construction using Mistyfuse on Friday, 11/2/12, from 2:00-4:00 pm.

More info here.

Leslie Tucker Jenison

Open Studios at the International Quilt Festival - Gel Plate Monoprinting. Stop by and see me on Thursday, November 1st, from noon through 2:00 pm. I'll be back to demonstrate free-motion quilting on Friday, November 2nd from 2-4 pm.

Dinner At Eight Artists are taking "Rituals", the newest juried exhibition of art quilts, to the International Quilt Festival in Houston, courtesy of Havel's Scissors.  Be sure to stop by and check out the wonderful array of quilts!  Check your show schedule for location. More info here.

Jane Davies
Unlocking the Secrets of Color  
This online workshop is six weeks, beginning January 9, 2013.
More info here

Exploring the Self-Portrait
This online workshop is six weeks, beginning January 9, 2013

January 10 - 12, 2013 Mono Print Fabric-Paper, Tucson, AZ  
More info here

Kari McKnight Holbrook

Artistic Artifacts in Alexandria VA
Information here
Vintage Vessels                                                                                                       Friday, January 25, 2013  9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Relic Rings
Friday, January 25, 2013   6:00 – 9:00 pm
No Sew Journal On The Go! 
Saturday, January 26, 2013    9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Delectable Doodles & Funky Fonts
Saturday, January 26, 2013    6:00 – 9:00 pm
Jane LaFazio
Fallbrook, California (just north of San Diego) Friday December 7th & Saturday December 8th, 2012, two day workshop. Nostalgia art quilt: free spirited free motion with Jane LaFazio Cost: $255.00. Students will learn free motion stitching your original design, and combining paper with cloth to create your own totally unique art quilt. Bring a sewing machine. More info here

Santa Fe, New Mexico. Mixed media retreat April 21-28, 2013. Details here. 

Lake Como, Italy! October 7-13, 2013. More info here.

Deborah Boschert
Deborah Boschert is an instructor with STITCHED, a collection of 20 online video workshops. Her workshop is titled Branches, Buds and Blossoms: A Botanical Fabric collage and includes segments on surface design, composition and embellishment. More info here.

Deborah Boschert's new DVD workshop from Quilting Arts was just released! "Contemporary Fabric Collage: Design, Stitch and Finish" includes segments on fabric selection, using sheer fabrics and hand embroidery. More info here.

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Kelli Nina Perkins

2012 STITCHED Online Video Workshops. Over 20 projects with full video tutorials. Work all year, take as many as you'd like for one fee. More info here                 

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