Monday, December 24, 2012

Student Work!

I have meant to do this forever, but somehow didn't. I just wanted to show some of my students' work. These were done by students at the Crafty Camper Retreat in southern AZ this month. I think they did an amazing job! Not everyone was finished when the shot was taken, but they are all off to a great start

The Diva's 100th Challenge

The Diva posted her 100th challenge. If you don't know the diva, you can find out more about her challenges here. In honor of this, the fabulous Maria from Zentangle came up with a new tangle, Diva Dance, that has three variations: Waltz, Foxtrot, and Rock 'n Roll. The challenge issued was to use the new tangle. Here are my first attempts: I love this tangle and want to play with it more, for sure.

Friday, December 14, 2012

Zentangle Meets Mandala

Here are the samples from my upcoming class called Zentangle® Meets Mandala. In this class we will focus exclusively on zendalas, using the Zentangle® philosophy that anything is possible one stroke at a time.  Classes will be held at The Occasional Artist 7150 North 57th Dr. Glendale, AZ (623) 847-2215 - Please call the store if you wish to register for classes. They will be held on Sat., Jan. 5, 2013 9:30 am - 12:30 pm and again on Thurs., Jan. 31, 2013 10:30 am - 1:30 pm for $30. All you need to bring are a micron 01 pen (or your size of preference), a paper stump or tortillon, and a pencil. Everything else is provided. Supplies may be purchased at the store (or from me if the store is out of anything. Zentangle goodies are selling like hotcakes there right now.) It's gonna be a great time, as always! Feel free to email me if you have any questions.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Crazy Business

Once again, I have been so busy, it's just been crazy. Besides working part time, grandwonderful days, and volunteering, I have been working on new classes,  for zentangle, fabric art, and journaling.

By popular demand, I have gelli plates on order for my upcoming class where we will make a journal from canvas and papers on which we make prints using the gelli plates. I am just putting the finishing touches on the sample book and waiting for my class set of plates to arrive.

Details are in the sidebar and photos coming soon for the classes that don't have them yet. I can't wait to show you! Let me know if you have any questions about the classes, please.

Last week I taught a little book class at Frenzy Stamper, and above are the two books I made while demoing. The ladies and I had so much fun I just didn't want to stop! The students' books ALL turned out so great. We all particularly liked watching the books evolve as we added layer after layer, each bringing an almost all new look to our creations.

NOTE: We are going to offer the class again on Saturday, April 13 from 10-4. More pictures are here:     Come join the fun at Frenzy Stamper! You can call the store at 480-946-0007 to register, or send me an email