Workshops At A Glance

Mixed Media
Class Series

Mixed Media Art is the ideal medium to explore your creative side without the pressure of having to be artistic or create a perfect piece of art. Have fun using a variety of mediums and techniques. By combining collage, acrylic painting, layering, found objects and more, you’re free to experiment and be spontaneous in whatever you create. During the process we invite accidents or mistakes to happen, while finding beauty in the imperfections.

In this class series you will have the opportunity to create multiple pieces through the class, with each week building on each other so that your pieces will have dimension and richness. Read More

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A Day of Mixed Media

Spend an entire day in the company of others creating your very own mixed media pieces. Learn mixed media basics such as collage, different acrylic applications, creative backgrounds, texturizing, layering, integrating found objects, scribbling and more. The beauty of mixed media is that anyone with little or no prior art experience can do it. In this all day workshop you are free to experiment and be spontaneous in whatever you create. When working in mixed media there is no one right way to do it. The magic happens when we invite accidents and mistakes during the process. You will be able to freely explore your True Creativity Within. Read More

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Painting With Paper

Ever wondered what to do with left over birthday cards, old textbooks, event tickets, out dated wrapping paper? Before you throw them into the recycle, take a second look. What we overlook on a daily basis can be precious fragments in creating a work of art.cIn this workshop you will create an engaging piece of art using paper as the primary medium. You will learn how to pull together upcycle paper, vintage ephemera and handmade papers to create a piece that is tactile and artistically beautiful. Learn More

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Color Mixing
Essentials

Do you find color mixing a mystery? Do you always end up with a big blob of paint trying to get the right color? Do you get frustrated trying to figure out what colors best work together? Here is a chance to gain a basic understanding of color mixing. Learning the basic principles of color mixing is one of the main ingredients to creating artwork that feels cohesive and has a sense of harmony. Join me as I take you through easy to do exercises that will help you learn basic color mixology using the three primary colors, red, blue and yellow. Read More

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Visual Art Journaling

Visual Art Journaling is a great place to record your travels, memorable moments, to affirm your goals and dreams or just PLAY! If you keep a regular writing journal, but are looking to add a visual quality and depth, Visual Art Journaling is the perfect addition to your journaling practice. It’s also a place where you are allowed to get messy, experiment and create without prior artistic experience. It’s the perfect way to take your art making on your travels or to a coffee shop. Visual Journaling can also be a transformative tool to utilize during life’s transitions, when you want to gain clarity on a major decision, explore your creativity or just need to process your thoughts in a visual way. Read More

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Painting With Fabric

Do you have a collection of scrap material piling up from past sewing projects? Have you been holding on to those left over remnants, you just don’t have the heart to throw away? Imagine utilizing those beautiful gems, left from some of your favorite materials, and pulling them all together to create a piece of artwork. Join me for a day of fun and creativity as you create a mixed media piece with interesting scraps of fabric and material. In this all day workshop you will learn the importance of layering materials from larger scale to smaller to develop a sense of background and foreground. Read More

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