Thursday, June 10, 2010

Weekend classes and what's new at the studio!

Greetings Everyone! If your week has been as busy as mine then you are more than ready for the weekend! How about a class this weekend? Being creative is the perfect way to relax and renew. I am teaching two classes this weekend. As you can see from the sample above the first class is my Lucky Jade Shrink Art class at Scrap-it in Santa Cruz. Here are the details: Saturday June 12th Where: Scrap-it in Santa Cruz Class: Shrink Art #5- Lucky Carved Jade Class Description: Who wouldn’t want a piece of beautiful precious carved Jade for Good Luck? In this 5th in a series of Shrink Art classes we will learn how to make lavender and apple green jade. Each student will have the option of making a pair of earrings or a pendent or maybe one of both! Come and Play! Items to bring: scissors Time: 11:00 to 2:00 Fee: 35.00 If you wish to sign up for this class please call Scrap-it at 831 475-2380.
Sundays class will be the third in my Altered Book series. Class will be held at Scrapbook U in Fremont and this time we will be creating pockets!
Sunday June 13th *******NEW CLASS******* Where: Scrapbook U in Fremont Class: Altered Books #3-Pockets Description: Don’t you just love finding that forgotten $20.00 bill in a coat pocket? In this third class in the Altered Book Series we will learn two different techniques to add pockets to your Altered Book. And then the fun begins because now you have to fill them. Remember you can never have enough stuff! Items to bring: Your altered books Kit. Time: 1:00 to 4:00pm Fee: $35.00 If you wish to sign up for class please call Scrapbook U at 510 490-5065
I am also excited to announce that this Saturday marks the first weekend of classes at CAndrews studios! CAndrews studios is located at 103-1 Harvard, Princeton by the Sea. The studio is in a great location here on the coast. We are 5 miles north of Half Moon Bay near the harbor. There are shops and places to eat nearby. You can spend three wonderful hours being creative, walk on the beach then have dinner on the coast amidst a beautiful sunset! It's a wonderful mini vacation!
We have a great line up of teachers this month. Our first class will be taught by Ingrid Pomeroy. She is teaching very cool mini paper theatres as you can see from the photo above.
Ingrid will also have her digital cards and grab bags for sale! Here are the details:
Saturday June 12th Instructor: Ingrid Pomeroy Class: Mini Paper Theatres Description: Join Ingrid for a fun class where she will teach you to create a one-of-a-kind mini paper theater, approximately six inches tall, using rubber stamps, decorative papers, colored pens, findings and much more. Each student will be able to create his or her own version using the materials provided by Ingrid. All you need to bring are your own special small scissors for detail cutting and your imagination! Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm Class Fee: $45.00 To sign up for this class please email Ingrid at: There are only a couple of spaces left in this class so sign up soon!
But that's not all-On Sunday Maria Ontiveros starts a three part Art journaling series! Maria has been journaling like crazy with fabulous results. This class is almost filled up so sign up asap.
Here are the details:
Sunday June 13th, 20th and 27th Instructor: Maria Ontiveros Class: Art Journaling 1- parts 1-3 Description - This three week class, held on Sunday mornings, will give you the tools you need to get started creating an art journal as an art diary and to continue your journaling after class ends. Time: 9:30 am to 1:00pm Fee: $75.00 + $25.00 materials fee which covers a fifty page artist book filled with handmade paper, a daily journal, and 3 pens appropriate for art journaling. Materials to bring: Please bring gesso, scissors, a wet adhesive (glue, gel medium, etc.) and an assortment of paint brushes and acrylic paints. If you like, you can also bring an assortment of images and a heat tool. Additional info: Complete instructional materials and additional studio time will be available if you have to miss a class. Class Limit: 6 participants. To sign up for this class please email Maria Ontiveros at also you can check out Maria’s blog at
As you can see there's a busy but creative weekend ahead. I hope to see you soon!

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