Upcoming Classes

 2015 Classes

Sign up quickly; spaces are limited! To sign up, please call 623-847-2215.

*Note about supplies:
Please do not hesitate to ask if any of the teacher's recommended supplies are available in the classroom or in the store. We understand that sometimes there are questions and concerns about the supply list, and we would like anyone who wants to come to any of the classes to be able to attend.

You may cancel a class up to 3 days prior to class to allow us to give the teacher adequate time to prepare for class.  If you cancel within a shorter time, you may send a friend or get a kit (if available). If there is a waiting list and we can fill the spot, you will receive a refund. For guest instructors (usually those from out of town, and marked below with a *), no cancellations are allowed, but you may send a friend in your place.

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January-March 2015 Classes

Sketching, Friday, January 2 at 2pm. FREE!    Come and join with like-minded sketching enthusiasts. We are looking to become a regular sketching group.  Bring your ideas, your sketchbook and pens/watercolors,etc. to the meeting. 

Book of the Month.   Tuesday, January 20, 11 am, 2 pm, and 5:30 pm. Instructor: Kathie Shepherd. Cost: $25.


 Copic Class.  Wednesday, January 21, 2-4pm OR Thursday, January 22, 1-3pm. Instructor: Delia Pesho. Cost: $10 ($15 if not in Copic Club).


Gelli Printing. Saturday, January 24, 2-5pm. Instructor: Marissa Vidrio. Cost: $35. 
Bring your favorite acrylic paint/ink spray colors and and apron. Marissa will bring more paints, 8x5 gelli plates, brayers, mark making tools, and a variety of papers to print on.  We'll use stencils and her favorite found objects to make one-of-a-kind prints.  We'll use envelope templates to make your own "envies" that'll make your postal carrier smile.  Cards, sewn gelli prints and other examples will be available for viewing to get the ideas flowing on how you can use your unique and colorful prints!



Sketching, Sunday, January 25, 1pm. FREE!    Come and join with like-minded sketching enthusiasts. We are looking to become a regular sketching group.  Bring your ideas, your sketchbook and pens/watercolors,etc. to the meeting.  


Card Extravaganza, Theme: Love. Tuesday, February 3, $1 per card for as many cards as you want to make.


Colored Pencils.  Friday, February 13, 10:30am-1:30pm.  Instructor: Donna West. Cost: $28.  Colors for this month are:  1060 20% Cool Grey, 1061 30% Cool Grey, 1068 50% Cool Grey, 1065 70% Cool Grey, 929 Pink, 1086 Sky Light Blue, 939 Peach, 943 Burnt Ochre, 924 Crimson Red, 1003 Spanish Orange, 1034 Goldenrod, 994 Process Red, 941 Light Umber, 947 Dark Umber, 944 Terra Cotta, 904 Light Cerulean Blue, 1101 Denim Blue, 911 Olive Green.
Please bring to class: adhesive, pop dots, Gamsol (odorless mineral spirits), blending stumps, clear Wink of Stella brush marker.




Sketching, Sunday, February 15, 1pm. FREE!    Come and join with like-minded sketching enthusiasts. We are looking to become a regular sketching group.  Bring your ideas, your sketchbook and pens/watercolors,etc. to the meeting. 
 
 
Book of the Month.   Tuesday, February 17, 11 am, 2 pm, and 5:30 pm. Instructor: Kathie Shepherd. Cost: $25.
Choose your own paper for this super cute button book!


Visual Journaling. Friday, February 20, 1-4pm. Instructor: Kathie Shepherd. Cost: $20. Let's get started filling up that blank journal in this monthly class designed to make lots of backgrounds using different techniques and products. 
Please bring to class: your journal (I will be using a large Dylusions journal, available at the store).  Call for other supplies needed for class.

Documented Life Project Open Studio. Saturday, February 21. 10am-4pm.  FREE. Bring your journal and work in our studio on this or other projects.  Limited seating, so call and save a spot for you (and a friend!).


 Copic Class.  Wednesday, February 25, 2-4pm OR Thursday, February 26, 1-3pm. Instructor: Delia Pesho. Cost: $10 ($15 if not in Copic Club).




Visual Journaling. Saturday, February 28, 1-4pm. Instructor: Marissa Vidrio. Cost: $20. Let's get started filling up that blank journal in this monthly class designed to make lots of backgrounds using different techniques and products. 
Please bring to class: your journal. Call for other supplies needed for class.
Art Impressions Watercolor. Saturday, February 28, 2-5pm.  Instructor: Ken Pesho. Cost: $30.  Learn this easy way to watercolor using rubber stamps, Tombow markers, Peerless watercolors and a water brush.  Sorry, this class is full.
Please bring to class:  a waterbrush, acrylic block(s) and the following Tombow markers:  055, 158, 173, 249, 346, 493, 620, 757, 835, 845, 847, 879, 925, 946, 947, 985.






Different Point of View, Tuesday, March 3, 1-4 pm. Instructor: Judy Ross. Cost: $35. Make 5 cards with one stamp and many techniques! You will also GET THE STAMP.

JUST ADDED!!!  Color Burst Watercolor Journal. * Friday, March 6, 1-5pm. Instructor:  Ken Oliver.  Cost: $45.




 

 Different Point of View, Saturday, March 7, 10am-1 pm. Instructor: Judy Ross. Cost: $35. Make 5 cards with one stamp and many techniques! You will also GET THE STAMP.





JUST ADDED! Art Journaling. Random by Design Mixed Media Mash Up Book. Saturday, March 7, 2-5pm. Instructor:  Dina Wakley. Cost: $55.
Lots of people ask Dina "How do you make your work look random by also tied together?"  This class will show you how. Bring to class: gesso, brushes, glue/gel meduim and favorite ephemera.  Dina will provide paint, inks, stamps, etc.


Colored Pencils.  Friday, March 13, 10:30am-1:30pm.  Instructor: Donna West. Cost: $28.  Colors for this month are: 1086 (sky blue light), 1060 (20% cool grey), 929 (pink), 942 (yellow ochre), 1034 (goldenrod), 927 (light peach), 943 (burnt ochre), 941 (light umber), 947 (dark umber),1005 (limepeel), 911 (olive), 930 (magenta), 916 (canary yellow), 904 (cerulean blue), 1002 (yellowed orange), 903 (true blue) and 1082 (chocolate).  Other supplies: gamsol for blending, blending stumps, adhesive, pop dots.




Sketching, Friday, March 13 at 2pm. FREE!    Come and join with like-minded sketching enthusiasts. We are looking to become a regular sketching group.  Bring your ideas, your sketchbook and pens/watercolors,etc. to the meeting.
 
Card Extravaganza, Theme: Spring/Easter. Tuesday, March 17, $1 per card for as many cards as you want to make.

Pocket Sketching with Kath McCauley.* Wednesday, March 18- Friday, March 20. 10am-4:30pm for 3 days.  Cost: $225.  Kit fee, $40, includes sketchbook, watercolor palette and paints, pen.  Kath is a well-known artist currently residing in Tucson.  We are excited to be able to host her for this fabulous 3-day workshop.  Check out her website at www.pocketsketching.com. "I took this class a few years ago at the Sedona Arts Center and it was amazing!  I have been sketching ever since." Come into the store and see my sketchbook from that class.

Beginning Copic.  Saturday, March 21, 2-5pm. Instructor: Delia Pesho. Cost: $20.  If you are new to Copic markers, then this is the class for you.  Delia is a certified Copic instructor and can get you started using these amazing markers.  There is a little bit of learning curve to using them, so it's beneficial to have a great teacher walk you through the "ins and outs"!

Book of the Month.   Tuesday, March 24, 11 am, 2 pm, and 5:30 pm. Instructor: Kathie Shepherd. Cost: $25. 


 Visual Journaling. Friday, March 27, 1-4pm. Instructor: Kathie Shepherd. Cost: $20. Let's get started filling up that blank journal in this monthly class designed to make lots of backgrounds using different techniques and products. 
Please bring to class: your journal (I will be using a large Dylusions journal, available at the store).  Call for other supplies needed for class.
 Copic Class.  Wednesday, March 25, 2-4pm OR Thursday, March 26, 1-3pm. Instructor: Delia Pesho. Cost: $10 ($15 if not in Copic Club).


Visual Journaling. Saturday, March 28, 1-4pm. Instructor: Marissa Vidrio. Cost: $20. Let's get started filling up that blank journal in this monthly class designed to make lots of backgrounds using different techniques and products. 
Please bring to class: your journal. Call for other supplies needed for class.

Stampscapes. Saturday, March 28, 2-5pm. Instructor: Ken Pesho. Cost: $30.

Sketching, Sunday, March 29, 1pm. FREE!    Come and join with like-minded sketching enthusiasts. We are looking to become a regular sketching group.  Bring your ideas, your sketchbook and pens/watercolors,etc. to the meeting.