Sunday, June 30, 2013

workshops, classes and more!

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.

Lesley Riley's online class: Create with TAP Transfer Artist Paper is waiting for you right now at CraftArtEdu. Learn to transfer to a variety of surfaces, including PAPER, FABRIC, WOOD, METAL and MORE! 

You've seen some of the TAP transfers I've done in my SKETCHBOOK here on the SB Challenge Blog, in my Bowled Over post. TAP transfers are WONDERFUL in your sketchbook.

Sign up now and watch the 3 videos on your own schedule. It's available to you for a year.

In person, you can find Lesley teaching at Art Unraveled starting July 29th, in Phoenix AZ. Click on the link for classes and information. 

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San Diego, California, in January
Join Jane LaFazio at Art Walk San Diego, January 13-19, 2014, for 6 nights includes daily sketching and watercolor around beautiful San Diego, California. Includes hotel with a bay view, breakfasts, and many activities planned including strolls along the waterfront, Balboa Park, Coronado Island, Old Town, the Gaslamp Quarter and Seaport Village.  We’ve included a hop-on, hop-off all day bus tour, as well as a trip by train up to the wonderful city of Encinitas. Friday night we’ll set sail for a harbor cruise around the San Diego Bay, including dinner onboard.  Saturday, after visiting Little Italy’s Morning Market, we’ll spend the afternoon enjoying high tea at the beautiful Westgate Hotel. Details here.

Or, join Jane in Italy in May 2014. Details here.
Or, join Jane on the French Riviera in June 2014. Details here.

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Judy Coates Perez will be teaching Painting Imagery on Fabric and Fiesta Ornaments at Shake Rag Alley School of Arts and Crafts, in beautiful Mineral Point, WI, August 24 and 25. 

Historic Mineral Point is a wonderful artist colony in the rolling hills of Wisconsin 45 miles southwest of Madison filled with artisan galleries and gorgeous countryside. Check out my blogpost from the last time I was there.  

Mark your calendars International Quilt Festival, Houston, TX is coming up! And I have a full week of classes and an information packed lecture on Thursday, I’d love to see you there.
  • Oct 28: Color Theory
  • Oct 29: 10 Textile Techniques with Acrylic Inks
  • Oct 30: Painting Imagery on Fabric
  • Oct 31: Lecture: It’s All in the Process
  • Nov 1: Tsukineko Inks
  • Nov 2: 9 am: Mini Metal Mania
  •             2 pm: New Class: Blog or website? Learn why a blog might be a better choice for you.
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Mary Beth Shaw will be teaching at several spots around the country. There are at least one of two openings in most classes. You can check out specifics y clicking on the links below:

Random Arts Saluda, NC July 19-21    
Art Unraveled Phoenix, AZ July 30-Aug 7 
Create Chicago Lisle, IL Aug 21-25   
Art is You...Petaluma Petaluma, CA Sept 24-29   
Valley Ridge Muscoda, WI Oct 11-13  

As always, visit StencilGirl Products to see the latest offerings of stencils.

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Jane Davies will be teaching at The Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, New York, September 22 - 27.  The workshop is "Expressive Collage and Painting: Finding Your Own Creative Path".  Read more about it and see a video here.

Jane will also be teaching at Art and Soul in Portland, Oregon, October 2 - 4:
You can now buy prints of Jane Davies' work at Fine Art America.


Mastering Twinks Part I - Twinkling Discoveries is a glittering, shimmering journey into Luminescent Watercolors with Dion Dior. The summer session of this class begins on July 11th, 2013 and runs for 5 weeks, and once the class is complete, participants will have ongoing access for a full year.  If you sign up anytime in June, you will go into the draw to win a beautiful "Twinkling Prize Pack"

Dion Dior's Mastering Twinks series showcases Luminarte's beautiful Twinkling H2O's, luminescent watercolors, and takes you on a beautiful exploration into basic drawing, art journaling, and luminescent watercolor techniques.

For more information or to register for Mastering Twinks Part 1 with Dion Dior, click here.

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Please join Leslie Tucker Jenison at these upcoming venues:
Leslie will be co-teaching a workshop on quilt labeling with Michele Muska.
The day will include many interesting and informative activities

Leslie will teaching several workshops at Art & Soul Mixed Media Retreat in Portland Oregon this fall: 

 International Quilt Festival, Houston

Leslie Tucker Jenison & Jamie Fingal will be teaching a collaborative painting class, "Painting With A Twist & Shout", in Houston on October 29th during the International Quilt Festival!

Leslie will be teaching "Fifty Shades of Groovy" at the International Quilt Festival, Houston,
on November 2nd at the George R. Brown Convention Center.

Jamie Fingal will be teaching
at the International Quilt Festival in Long Beach, California
Friday, August 2nd in Create on the Spot 1:45-2:45pm Felted Flower Pincushions
at Art & Soul in Portland
Monday, September 30 - "Don't Rain on My Parade - Paper Parasol Journals

and at the International Quilt Festival in Houston
Monday, October 28th - Funky Folding Houses - 6 hour class

Saturday, November 2 - Social Media and Making Time for Art - 3 hour AM class

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