Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Workshops- One more for Keith and Richard Salley & Jane Wynn

Added One more Workshop
For Keith Lo Bue......

Ok, Ok... We listened to your feedback...

Many wanted to take the Shrines & Icons workshop but had to work on that Friday....
AND more wanted to have Keith teach his "Copy Machine Metal Etching" Workshop
So, We listened and adjusted Keith's workshops to accomodate these requests.

Keith's "Shrines & Icons" Workshop is a 2-day on Saturday April 18th & Sunday April 19th.
ADDED: "Copy Machine Metal Etching" on
Friday April 17th!

The pricing will remain at the early discount pricing but by waiting to the last minute you risk the workshop filling up!
Here is what people are saying about Keith's workshops

Janette Schuster, artist and author of Mixed-Media Collage Jewelry: New Directions in Memory Jewelry says:

“Are you intrigued by found object art? Are you looking for inspiration to shake up you art routine? Are you a new artist hoping to learn basic jewelry-making or assemblage skills?
Then run, don't walk, to sign up for any one of Keith Lo Bue's workshops. You simply can't go wrong soaking up knowledge and inspiration from this generous, good-humored master of the found object!”
For more testimonials, Check out Keith's Bio

Here is his full line up with how many spaces are left:

Tools of the Trade-Expanded Version w/ Keith Lo Bue (4/13-14) Only 9 spots left

Working with Wire w/ Keith Lo Bue (4/15-16)

Only 4 spots left

Copy Machine Metal Etching w/ Keith Lo Bue (4/17) Registration just opened for this but will fill up fast

Shrines and Icons w/ Keith Lo Bue (4/18-19)

Only 6 spots left

Workshop Registration Now Open For.....

Richard Salley Jewelry Artist from California

Enamel on Copper w/ Richard Salley (5/15)

Resin-Filled Watch Case Locket w/ Richard Salley (5/16)

Solar Powered Time Piece w/ Richard Salley (5/17)

Jane Wynn Workshops

Author of "Altered Curiousities" & Jewelry, Found Object artist from Baltimore

Pipe Dreams w/ Jane Wynn (6/5)

Molding and Cloning w/ Jane Wynn (6/6)

Metal Reliquary w/ Jane Wynn (6/7)

Richard Salley
Richard Salley
Richard Salley

Jane Wynn

Jane Wynn
Jane Wynn

Tuesday, March 03, 2009

Jacqueline Sullivan Early Discount Pricing Remains!

Jacqueline Sullivan Workshops
Mixed Media Artist Workshops March 20-22nd
As Part of The Artists' Nook's "Economic Stimulus Package" .........
We are keeping Guest Artist's Jacqueline Sullivan's workshops at the Early Registration Discount Pricing.

We have 3 weeks until her workshops and there are a few spots available in all her workshops.

Has 4 Spots left
Has 3 Spots Left
Has 5 Spots Left
1) The information & techniques in all of Jacqueline's workshops can be used in all kinds of art mediums, Book artist, assemblage, collage, etc.....

2) Image transfers have been the most asked "how did you do that?" Question from artists who travel in the doors of The Artists' Nook.... Don't miss this opportunity to learn how in Jacqueline's "Totally Transfers" Workshop

3) Her Class instruction booklet is top notch! Coil bound with color picture and step by step instruction. The best instruction booklet I have ever seen!

4) Because, we all need to do something for ourselves. Fill your Creative Soul and join us!


Layers Upon Layers w/ Jacqueline Sullivan
Friday March 20th 10a-5p
Cost $110 plus $15 supply fee payable to the instructor the day of the workshop *Lunch will be provided

This class is all about acrylic media and the textures that you can make using the various acrylic mediums!

Students will first prepare a canvas with an all-over texture. Then students will make several small panels with various textures and images.

These panels will then be painted and embellished and "floated" over the background texture to form a 3-dimensional collage.

Incorporated images can be vintage images as shown, or family images for an interesting "scrapbook on the wall".

Paints and Mediums and other textural “stuff”
Panels for build up
Foam core for build up
Handouts in a coil bound book

Register for Layers Upon Layers online

Stenciled, Textured Journal w/ Jacqueline Sullivan

Saturday March 21st, 2009 10 am –1 pm

Cost $60 plus $15 supply fee payable to the instructor the day of the workshop

In this class, students will make a unique journal, using the long stitch technique.

The journal has blank pages with a leather spine.

The cover is stenciled and textured, then painted.

Each person’s book will be unique!

Students can embellish the leather spine and stitches with beads and fibers, to make it an even more unique book!

Inside pages may be decorated as time allows.

Instructor will provide:
All paints and mediums
Book Covers
Inside book pages
Some beads and fibers

Register online for Stenciled, Textured Journal

Totally Transfers w/ Jacqueline Sullivan

Saturday March 21st 2:30p-5:30p

Cost $60 plus $15 supply fee payable to the instructor the day of the workshop

Instructions for various types of transfers are everywhere - but have you been successful with your transfers?
This class is primarily a process class, to learn various transfer techniques under the guidance of the instructor.
Transfers will be done using transparencies and various types of papers to transfer from.
We'll transfer to paper, canvas board, tissue and metal!
If time allows we will build a small collage using acrylic paint and our transfers.

Instructor will provide:
Some images
All paints and mediums
Register online for Totally Transfers

Transparent Paper Collage

Sunday March 22nd, 2009 10 am – 5 pm Cost $110
$15 Supply Fee Payable to the instructor the day of the workshop
*Lunch will be provided

Collages in this class will start with plain white tissue.
Students will then paint and texturize the tissue in various ways, creating their own unique transparent collage papers.
Fibers, strings and various inclusions will help make these papers unique! Students will then layer their hand-decorated papers with other transparent and decorative papers to create a unique collage!
The layers of transparency give the collages a visual depth that cannot be duplicated by using store bought papers!


All paints and mediums
Craft Tissue (1 pkg. per student)
Textural materials
Handouts in a coil bound book
Take Care,
Christine Ann Webb
The Artists' Nook