Calendar

AUGUST - SEPTEMBER - OCTOBER & NOVEMBER CLASSES

As many of the classes are class only events and numbers are limited we do ask if you would please pay when you book.  If this presents an issue please do not hesitate to discuss and we will see what we can offer. 
 

Saturday 17th August - Stamperia Grand Hotel Card Class with Lisa
Sunday 18th August - Resin Class for Beginners with Dawn
Thursday 22, Friday 23th & Saturday 24th August - Mixed Media for Beginners with Karen
Sunday 25th August - Resin Class for Beginners with Dawn
Saturday 31st August - Mintay Marry Me Card Class with Karen
Saturday 7th September - Art Journaling with Niamh
Saturday 14th September - Lisa's Paperartsy Christmas Card Class
Saturday 21st September - Alcohol Ink Christmas Sparkle Cards with Karen


Tracy Scott

Friday 27th September - Altered Pocket Diary Mini Journal
Saturday 28th September - Interactive Journaling - Lace Cut Out Pages
Sunday 29th September - Fantasy Faces

Saturday 5th October - Foamiran Flowers class with Nichelle
Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th October - Christmas Mixed Media Board with Karen
Saturday 2nd November - Christmas Snowman Baubles with Karen

We have some great ideas on display instore for your consideration for future classes, ensure you check them out and let the staff know if you maybe interested in attending a class.  No commitment, just an expression of interest.
DAWN'S ART RESIN CLASS
Sunday 18th August   10AM    BOOKED OUT
Sunday 25th August   10AM   $100


If you have ever wanted to try your hand with Art Resin, now is your chance!!  In this class you will learn the basics of resin pouring. You will complete a 40cm round board and have a choice of a great range of colours and mediums to choose from.  Class numbers are limited to 4 people to ensure Dawn can provide everyone the necessary attention.  The class will take approximately 3 hours. To secure your space, please call the shop on 64273972. All materials are included in the cost of the class. Come and have fun pouring Resin, it’s sticky and colourful and it is very addictive. (PLEASE NOTE: your completed board will be available for collection from the shop 24 hours after your class - the resin needs time to set prior to being moved).  As there are only 4 per class, they do book out quickly, if you are interested please do not hesitate to let the staff know and we will pop your name down and give you first options for future classes.  
If you have attended a prior class and wish to complete some projects ie boards, trays, lazy susans, etc etc let us know and we will see what we can arrange.  
STAMPERIA GRAND HOTEL CARD CLASS
SATURDAY 17TH AUGUST   9AM   $50


Lisa has created 10 cards using one of the latest paper collections from Stamperia, Grand Hotel. These cards have a wonderful vintage feel. Kits are available after the class has been held. If you would like to come along, please call the store on 64273972 to book your place.
MIXED MEDIA FOR BEGINNERS WITH KAREN
THURSDAY 22ND AUGUST 9.30AM   $50
FRIDAY 23RD AUGUST     9.30AM     $50
SATURDAY 24TH AUGUST     9.30AM      BOOKED OUT


If you have ever wanted to play and create with the huge range of Mixed Media products, and your not sure where to start.... this is the class for you!! 
Over the day you will learn about the different how's and why's of the different pastes and glues. How to achieve different looks with paints, sprays and inks. How to use molds, clay and stencils and how to layer your items to create a pleasing art piece.  
The photo above is only a sample which Karen made during the first round of classes.  Karen will show you the techniques and then you will be allowed to create using a great range of product.
We are asking you to bring any items you may like to include on your art piece, ie: Lace, ribbons, bottle tops, old chipboard, flowers, beads, metal items like - nuts, little bolts, springs, washers, old keys, mini locks, zip whatever you think, don't worry about what colour your items are, as you will be covering and altering everything.  
Please Note: As this is a class only event and there is only 6 people in each class, we do require/prefer payment when booking.  Please arrange payment by  Monday 19th August.
KAREN'S MINTAY MARRY ME CARD CLASS
SATURDAY 31ST AUGUST  9.30AM  $35.00


Karen has created 6 romantic cards, using the lovely Mintay Marry Me paper collection.  These cards are versatile, and can be used for Engagement, Wedding or Anniversay occasions. In this class you will learn how Karen has created the layers on the cards, and you also get to do a little bit of sewing to add some extra embellishment. Kits will be available, however they will need to be PRE-ORDERED by Saturday 24th August.   If you would like to attend, please give the store a call on 64273972 to secure your space, bookings need to be finalised and paid for also by the 24th August.
NIAMH'S ART JOURNALING
SATURDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER      10AM          $75
($100 IF YOU REQUIRE AN 6X6 JOURNAL TO WORK IN)


Many of the ladies who attended Niamh's last Journal class loved it soooo much they wanted another, so we listened and here it is. This class will take you through the how's and whys of Art Journaling and covers a huge variety of different journaling techniques, tips and tricks. It is suitable for a complete beginner or someone who has been journaling for years and needs an inspiration boost. Over the course of the day you will create at least 6 spreads using a great range of techniques and learn how to use product in so many different ways. Each technique can also be applied to card making, scrapbooking and off the page projects giving you lots more creative outlets.  Please call the store on 64273972 to secure your space.  Please Note: Payment is required when booking and needs to be finalised by the 30th August.
LISA'S PAPERARTSY CARD CLASS
SATURDAY 14TH SEPTEMBER   9AM  $TO BE ADVISED

Lisa has been creating non stop with the Paperartsy range of stamps and stencils since Jo Firth Young came to teach! The above cards are only a sample of what you can achieve using some of the amazing techniques Lisa learnt from Jo Firth-Young.  If you know how, they are very quick and easy.  In this class you will actually be making Christmas cards, but as the complete range of Christmas stamps haven't quite arrived, we decided to share what Lisa has completed so far.  We will have the samples hopefully in the next week/10 days. You will learn how to use the stamp platform at its best, so don't be afraid if you aren't a stamper, this class is designed to be hands on and learn learn learn..............
If you would like to come along to Lisa's Class please give the store a call on 64273972 to secure your space.  As this is a class only event, when we finalise the price we would appreciate payment by the 4th September.
KAREN'S ALCOHOL INK CHRISTMAS SPARKLE CARDS
SATURDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER  9.30AM  $50


Karen has created 6 Christmas cards using the spectacular Silver Sparkle Alcohol Ink Cardstock from Ranger. They are so sparkly, the photo doesn't do them justice.  They are just so elegant, the tones are amazing.  Included in the class are a couple of Shaker cards, so you will learn how to create these as well.   You will be choosing your own ink colours, but Karen will be able to guide you in your colour combinations. In this class you will be learning how to create some super easy effects with alcohol inks and different ways to apply them.  This is a class only event and spaces are limited.  To book your place, please call the store on 64273972 and finalise payment by 14th September.

TRACY SCOTT FROM PAPERARTSY
FRIDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER 9.30AM TO 5.00PM $130.00

Get ready for one mega day of creating, Yes...... 8 hours of playing and learning.  I love anything mini !!!.... and mini journals are just the best thing ever!

Come and spend the day altering a pocket diary into a fabulously colourful and funky mini art journal.

We spend the morning decorating our covers. We will paint, stamp and stencil and add marks to our covers, create our focal image and make a matching paper bead to hang on our book.

The afternoon will be spent prepping our books as we start to add colour to our inside pages using different techniques to create a bold and beautiful one of a kind mini journal.

This class is suitable for all abilities and step by step instructions will be given.
This is a great opportunity, don't miss out, call the store today and book your space.  As Tracy is an international visitor and spaces are strictly limited please arrange payment as quickly as possible.  

TRACY SCOTT FROM PAPERARTSY
SATURDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER 9.30AM - 5.00PM $130

One day just isn't enough, day two is another big day learning how to create intereactive pages.   There is something magical about these interconnecting pieces of artwork that just makes my heart sing.

Come and spend the day creating a fabulous spread of connecting pages in your art journal.

We will paint, stamp, stencil, add 3D elements, design and cut our pages to produce an amazing interactive feast for the eyes... and don’t worry it’s much easier than it looks, I’ll share all my tips and tricks.

Each page will give a fantastic glimpse at the pages to follow.

Be warned though... once you start it’s addictive!!!
Book now to avoid disappointment.

TRACY SCOTT FROM PAPERARTSY
SUNDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER 9.30AM - 5.00PM $130

Don't be frightened with this one, if you don't have a go you will never know...........even Lisa is having a go at this.....

So you think you can’t draw a face?

Well I’m here to tell you that you can!!!....

Come a join me for a fun filled day where I will share all my tips and tricks that will have you sketching faces in no time.

We will start off the day with practice sketches, talking about correct proportions, shaping and feature placement. I will share with you easy ways to get it right...every time !!

Once we’ve had a little practice we will move on to create a finished painted piece, where I will show you handy tips for shading and colour.

This class is suitable for all abilities and step by step instructions will be given.
Please contact the shop on 64273972 to secure your space and arrange payment as previously mentioned.

TRACY SCOTT WORKSHOPS
 
Please remember as numbers are limited in each class we would appreciate payment when booking.  If you are unable to complete payment on booking please discuss with Bev and we can arrange a payment plan.  We do however need all payments to be finalised by Close of Business on Saturday 14th September.  If for some reason you have paid and you are unable to attend, as we are committed to Tracy, and the kits are organised prior unless we are able to fill your space your payment will be forfeited.
In Tracy's classes you are offered a great selection of stamps, stencils, paints and mediums, you will also have the opportunity to use and purchase a selection of new releases from Tracy that will not have been released to others around the world until a later date.   No one will complete exactly the same piece, you will learn the same techniques but you will have a variety of product to choose from, and apply accordingly.  This is a wonderful opportunity to learn from a great designer.
FOAMIRAN FLOWERS WITH NICHELLE
SATURDAY 5TH OCTOBER    10AM   $25

Many have purchased Foamiran, but never achieved the desired look.  If you want to learn how to make flowers and colour them using foamiran this is the class for you. Nichelle will take you thru' the tips and tricks with making flowers with foamiran.  Please book early so Nichelle can ensure she has sufficient kits ready.  This is a class only event.
KAREN'S MIXED MEDIA CHRISTMAS BOARD
SATURDAY 19TH OCTOBER  9.30AM  $95
SUNDAY 20TH OCTOBER  10AM  $95

Last year Karen created the above Christmas Panel after learning similar  techniques from Antonis who visited from Stamperia.  Karen has used Antonis"s Designer Chipboard from Dusty Attic and also Chipboard from Scrapmatts. This will be an all day class, and as there is only 6 per class you will need to book asap.   If you would like to attend, please give the store a call on 64273972.  Payment needs to be finalised by the beginning of October.  
KAREN'S CHRISTMAS SNOWMAN & SANTA BAUBLES
SATURDAY 3RD NOVEMBER 9.30AM $40


Karen made a half bauble last Christmas, using the resin Snowman, Santa's, and Dice from Tim Holtz. 
The above photo's are of 2 that Karen made last year, so you will be able to make 2 Baubles very similar.  Karen has used chipboard from Scrapmatts, and the cute little Christmas Dice from Tim Holtz. 
In class you will learn how to use snowflake paste to create your snowy scene, paint your resin figurines (your choice of snowmen or Santa's or both) and use the awesome Glitter Duster from Tim Holtz on your scrapmatts chipboard. Karen will also show you how to assemble your cute little half baubles.
Please note that you will have to assemble your project at home (24 hours after everything has dried) It's simple so do not worry! Reason being is that the bauble is plastic and we do not want to melt it! 
If you would like to come along, please call the store on 64273972 to secure your space.