Classes listed below are scheduled upcoming mixed media adventures. Registration for these classes are made directly with the hosting stores unless otherwise noted in the descriptions below.
Are you a retailer who’d like to host a workshop? Find the Menu of Classes that are offered for an overview of the variety of classes currently being taught.
Wanderlust 2017 online workshops! Wanderlust is whole year long journey – an online event offering videos from 24 guest teachers and 2 resident teachers on weekly basis (each one is full length, high quality and downloadable) with access to the Wanderlust Community with a supportive and friendly atmosphere. There are various activities that will stimulate your creativity and motivate you to simply enjoy the process of making art. Together with the class you will also get an exclusive whole year discount to leading art and craft retailers. Register for Wanderlust 2017 before 31st December 2016 and save 20%!
Other instructors who have been announced so far are: Mary Wangerin, Wilna Furstenberg, Amanda Grace, Alena Hennessy, Gurlana, Jessica Sporn, Mindy Lacefield, Dyan Reaveley, Kate Crane, Finnabar, Vicky Papaionnou, Rae Missigman, Sandra Evertson, Nicki Dennett, Jo Firth-Young, Azoline, Wendy Brightbill, Lorraine Bell, Marta Lapkowska, Andy Skinner, and Susan Tonkin Riegel.
Complete Class & Workshop Schedule
Mixed Media Event
Hosted by AFCI with SPC
July 17th 2017
Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City UT
IMAGINE The Possibilities
Workshop #W108 Monday July 17th 10:45am – 12:45pm
Take your crafting and mixed media to the next level with the wide range of inks, texture mediums and sprays from Imagine! Be the first to use the newest colors of Delicata inks to add color and shimmer to your project. Create texture and learn how to add dimensional elements to mixed media projects while showing you the versatility of the Imagine and Tsukineko brand of products. Each student will leave class with a mixed media canvas featuring their favorite color combinations.
IMAGINE Life In The Big City
Workshop #W112 Monday July 17th 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Keep the city lights sparkling with this fun mini shadow box using Imagine inks, sprays and texture pastes. Get creative and explore the city life with this fun class combing paper arts and mixed media.
Runaway Art & Craft Studio
July 28th – 30th 2017
311 Commercial Street NE, Salem OR 97301
Register by calling the store (503) 881-6270
Attend all 4 classes for only $275
Friday, July 28th 6pm – 9pm
$65 or all 4 classes for $275
Sometimes there’s more to see in a smaller piece of artwork – that’s the idea behind this class, a great introduction into mixed media! Students will begin by shaping fabric with Sculpture Medium to create the background, then add texture pastes and color to the entire diorama frame and embellishments with products from Imagine and the Finnabair line of products.
The Artist’s Dozen
Saturday, July 29th 10am – 6pm
$125 or all 4 classes for $275
It’s time to take mixed media into the kitchen with this stunning project that upcycles an old muffin tin! This class is perfect for all skill levels, giving students the confidence to take their mixed media artwork to an entirely new dimension. We’ll begin by creating backgrounds in each individual holder from fabric shaped and stiffened with Sculpture Medium. Next the background of the tin face will be created with stamps, collage and stencils using products from Imagine and Finnabair. A rusted finish will then be applied to the background, highlighted with waxes, mica powders, glass glitter, micro beads and more! Once the background has been set, students will begin to create embellishments with Iron Orchid Designs paper clay and molds, adding these creations to the Art Mechanicals and other found objects.
Slide Mount Necklace
Sunday, July 30th 9am – 12pm
$65 or all 4 classes for $275
Transform upcycled metal slide mounts into a double sided work of art! This is another great introductory class on how to successfully work with ICE Resin and mixed media, just on a smaller scale that can be worn using a variety of different products including those from Imagine.
Sunday, July 30th 1pm – 4pm
$65 or all 4 classes for $275
Who says that rubber stamp inks are just for paper crafting? Learn how to use the wide range of inks from Imagine Crafts/Tsukineko to create your own personalized t-shirt (or other fabric pieces), along with how to successfully color and stamp on glass to create your own vase that can also be used as a candle holder.
Simple Pleasures Rubber Stamps and Scrapbooking
August 18th – 19th 2017
5525 Library Lane, Colorado Springs CO 80918
Register by calling the store (719)528-1338
Attend all three classes for only $200
Between the Pages
Friday August 18th 10am – 6pm $125
Altered book arts takes a new look and feel with this all day class that will transform an old book into a masterpiece work of art! Students will learn how to carve a ‘shrine’ from the pages of the book which will be filled with Art Mechanicals embellishments and pieces created from Iron Orchid Designs paper clay and mold. The front cover of the book holds a decorated book which opens to reveal a beautiful scene set upon a fabric background created with Sculpture Medium. Students will learn a variety of techniques for creating their own textures, color palettes, and embellishment opportunities that can be used for a variety of other projects including how to use Patina and Stone Effects Pastes with other products from the Finnabair line, along with your favorite inks and texture mediums from Imagine.
Memory Hardware Album
Saturday, August 19th 10am – 2pm $65
This class will transform one of the blank Prima Memory Hardware Albums into a beautiful keepsake book with paper from Authentique and embellished with Finnabair texture pastes and embellishments, along with your favorite inks and texture mediums from Imagine. Full size album will also feature paper clay pieces students will create in class.
The Art Board
Saturday, August 19th 3pm to 6pm $50
Introduce yourself to mixed media in this class that will teach you the fundamentals in using background and coloring techniques with inks, texture sprays, texture pastes and working with embellishments using the Imagine/Tsukienko line of products. Learn how to successfully color and stamp on metal.
DISCLAIMER: Dates and times of classes are subject to change – these will be confirmed with you at the time that you register for your class. Samples shown may vary from the actual project that you make in class depending on availability of the product and in most classes you will have multiple selections to choose from (colors, etc) to create your own individualized work of art!