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Reservations and PAYMENT for classes must be made at least 48 hours in advance (so the instructors have time to prepare!)  Reservations may be cancelled by phone or in person until 48 hours before the class in order to receive a refund. (Exceptions will be noted in the class descriptions.)

 

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Aug 26

Copic Super Saturday -- See Class Listings Below

Attend 2 classes, receive 1 FREE Copic Sketch marker!
Attend 3 classes, receive 2 FREE Copic Sketch markers!

All "Crazy about Copics" classes are taught by Sondra Kirtley, Intermediate Certified Copic Educator

Aug 26

10:00am -12:00pm

$18

Crazy about Copics:  Blending Solution "WOW"               Super Saturday Session 1
You can really add the "Wow Factor" to your Copic-colored images after learning a few Blending Solution tricks!  In this session, you'll learn to add highlights, add textures, lift patterns, fix mistakes and color ribbon.  In addition to your Basic Kit, please bring your Copic Markers, Copic Colorless Blender Pen, Copic Blending Solution Refill, white gel pen, foam adhesive dots, and any sentiment stamps you'd like to use.

Copics used in samples:  B0000, B00, B02, B93, B95, B97, BG05, BG10, BG13, BG45, C1, C3, C9, E33, E35, E37, E43, E44, E47, E50, E51, V0000, V000, V04, V06, W1, RV11, RV13, RV14, RV17, V12, V15, Y35, Y38, YG91, YG93, YG95

Aug 2017 Copic Blending Solution WOW

Aug 26

12:30  - 2:30pm

$18

Crazy about Copics:  Fabric & Clothing        Super Saturday Session 2
It’s time to get crazy about coloring fabric and clothing with Copic markers. Learn the BASICS of coloring pleats and folds as well as coloring and texturizing denim. We’ll even make two adorable cards. Along with your Basic Kit, please bring your Copic markers, Copic Colorless Blender Solution and foam adhesive dots. 
Note: Good pens for coloring denim are B91-B99.

Copics used in samples:  B10, B12, B14, B32, B34, B91, B93, B97, BG10, BG13, BG32, BG34, C1, E50, E51, E53, G14, R02, T0, T2, T5, V12, V15, V17, RV21, RV23, W3, Y00, Y02,  Y21, Y23, Y26, Y28, Y32, Y35, Y38 

Aug 2017 Copic Fabric and Clothing

Aug 26

3:00 - 5:00pm

$18

 

Crazy about Copics:  Landscapes (Trees, Grass, Mountains)  Super Saturday Session 3
Take your coloring to the next level!  Learn tips and tricks for coloring landscapes. You'll be guided through worksheets with various types of trees as well as grass and mountains. Learn how the proper use of color will create depth in your colored creations. Supplies to create two cards will be provided. Please bring all your Copic pens, adhesive (including foam dots), scissors and a paper trimmer.  Don't forget your colorless blender pen! 

Copics uses in samples:  0, B00, B12, B14, B41, B93, BG000, BG10, BG72, BG75, BV000, C1, C3, E31, E33, E35, E37, E51, E55, E70, E71, E93, E95, G20, G21, G24, G28, T5, T7, W1, W3, W5, YG13, YG17, YG23, YG25, YG61, YG63, YG67, YG91, YG95, YR23, YR24 

 

copic aug 2017 landscapes

Aug 29

1:00 -4:00pm

$15

"BuJo" Bullet Journal / Notebook
Create a lamianted cover and learn how to create 3 signatures to your journal. We will ad some stamped sayings to our signatures using Tim Holtz Mini Motiviation cling stamps. Also provided will be printed "BuJo" check lists. Along with your Basic Kit, please bring any stamps and inks you'd like to use to decorate your book.

Instructor:  Diane Williams

Bullet Journal

Sept 7

1:00 -3:00pm

$15

Fabulous Florals CrafterNoon Card Class
You will be making three cards that feature "Floral Bouquet" (Avery Elle) and "Oh Hello Friend" (Flora & Fauna) stamp sets. We will be using watercolor to color these so be sure to bring your watercolor pencils, water soluble markers/inks or watercolor cakes/tubes. Also featured will be the Avery Elle "Horizontal Stripes" die and the Kaiser Craft "Lilac Whisper" designer paper. You will learn to incorporate a complete stamp set to create a pretty design to watercolor. Along with your Basic Kit and watercolor supplies, please bring dimensional adhesive and Archival jet black ink pad.

Instructor:  Natalie Houston

NH Sept 7

Sept 19

5:15 -7:15pm

$15

Colored Pencil Workshop:  Coloring, Blending & Layering
Coloring is increasing in popularity among adults and has proven to help people unwind and relax. Join the trend by using colored pencils. This class will cover basic coloring techniques as well as blending and layering skills. After practicing these techniques on a worksheet, you'll have various items to pick from to color including tags, notecards and decorative sheets. Please bring your colored pencils, an eraser and a blending pen. The instructor will demonstrate using Tombow pencils, erasers and blending pen.

Instructor:  Sondra Kirtley


Colored Pencil Class

Sept 21

1:00 -3:30pm

$15

#Going Wild CrafterNoon Card Class
We are going wild making two cards featuring the Lawn Fawn "Wild For You" stamp set and dies!  The samples feature Copic coloring techniques but you could also use colored pencils if you prefer. You will be doing some ink blending, creating an interactive card and embossing on vellum. This is a technique-filled class that will be alot of fun! There will also be a bonus card to take home to finish.
Samples feature the following Copic markers:  W0, W1, W3, W5, R20, R89, C1, Yg00, YG17, YG63, YG97, YG99 N1, N7, E0000, E08, E23, E29, E30, E31, E33, E44, E47, Y08, Y28 YR27, B04 and 0 (Colorless Blender). Distress inks used: Peacock Feathers, Spiced Marmalade, Wilted Violet, Festive Berries, Peeled Paint, Fossilized Amber. Oxide Distress ink used:  Broken China.  Along with your Basic Kit, please bring Copic markers OR colored pencils with gamisol for blending; waterbrush; Distress ink pads; blending tools; heat gun and dimensional adhesive.

Instructor:  Natalie Houston

seNH Sept 21

Sept 21

5:15 -7:15pm

$18

Crazy about Copics:  Monochromatic Coloring
It's time to take your coloring to an entirely new level! Instead of cards with lots of colors, we'll create two monochromatic cards. Each will involve coloring the main image with only one color family but will include a special punch of a different color. You'll learn the importance of blending and shading as you use your Copic markers to color these images monochromatically. In addition to your Basic Kit, please bring your Copic markers and a corner rounder.

Instructor:  Sondra Kirtley, Intermeditate Certified Copic Designer/Educator

Sept 23

10am -10pm

$25

Super Saturday Open Craft (Crop)
Join us for an afternoon and night of creative fun!  Pack your projects and join us. Each person will have a 6' table to spread out their projects. Pizza lunch and beverages will be included.  

Payment Deadline: Septembre 16th (non-refundable unless cancelled)


Sept 26

1:00 -
4:00pm

$25

Altered Composition Book Workshop
Create a retro looking altered composition book - great for storing recipes, creating meal plans or a journal of your favorite meals, favorite restaurants, food pairing ideas, favorite cooks, etc. How you use this bright and colorful book will be up to you! The composition book and papers will be provided. Along with your Basic Kit, please bring ScorTape or redline tape and a glue stick.

Instructor:  Diane Williams

Altered Comp Book

Oct 5

5:15 - 7:15pm

$18

Crazy about Copics:  Tip Tricks
There are so many things you can do with the tips of your Copics besides coloring and blending!  Join us for simple tricks to create drops, hearts, grass, flowers, butterflies, borders & more to jazz up your backgrounds! You’ll not only be able to gain new skills, but you’ll also create two adorable cards! Please bring any Copic markers and supplies you have, a black Memento ink pad and your Basic Kit.

Instructor:  Sondra Kirtley, Intermeditate Certified Copic Designer/Educator


Oct 12

5:15 - 7:15pm

 

Halloween Card Class

TBA

Oct 24

5:15 - 7:15pm

$10+*

Beginning Scrapbooking
Join us to learn the basics of photo safety, scrapbooking terminology, cropping photos, matting photos and designing a layout from sketches.  Please bring 3+ photos you'd like on a page plus whatever papers and supplies you may like to use. If you have scissors, adhesive and a paper trimmer, bring those too!

*Fee is $10 plus whatever supplies you need from the store to complete your page(s).

Instructor:  Sondra Kirtley

  • For all classes, please bring a Basic Kit — scissors, adhesive &  a personal paper trimmer.   (Exceptions will be noted in the class descriptions!)
  • Reservations and PAYMENT for classes must be made at least 48 hours in advance unless otherwise noted (so the instructors have time to prepare!)  Reservations may be cancelled by phone or in person until 48 hours before the class in order to receive a refund.  Class participants must be at least 12 years old, with the exception of designated children's classes.  Due to space limitations, we cannot allow "guests" or "observers" for classes, including pets.   (Service animals are welcome; please let us know if you will need a service animal so we can seat  you in an area that will be comfortable for everyone in attendance.)
  • Class content/prices, etc. subject to change, although not likely.  Confirm content and price when making reservations.  If you're interested in a private class, let us know!  We love conducting private classes and can accommodate your ideas and budget!
  • What is a crop? for those who love to craft, a Crop is a fun event to attend. It is a great time to gather with friends and other craft enthusiasts to share ideas, learn new techniques and get focused on your projects.  You don't have to be a scrapbooker to enjoy Crops; we have many guests who work on other projects like card making, altered art and other DIY projects.  When attending a Crop, you will need to bring supplies that will keep you busy.  Many guests will bring their rolling storage totes filled with paper, scissors, trimmer, adhesive, photos, albums, etc.  We have various stamps, stencils, punches and dies you cal also use.  Plus, you can shop at our store during the event.  At Crops, each person gets a six-foot table to use so there is plenty of room to spread out and get creative!
  • TBA = To Be Announced  (We're working out the details!)

 

· 29 plus hours of organized classes filled with the latest Copic techniques

· Your very own 50-page workbook, plus work sheets to color (completed by you) 

· Evening times with teacher’s assistance if needed, as well as bonus projects to add to your book

· Beverages

· 3 meals

· Gifts and Prizes!