Thursday, June 30, 2011

Make It & Take It, & Personal Mythologies Classes

Friday, July 1 - Make It & Take It with Linda Forest from 5 - 8:30. $5 per project. Come and see what fun things Linda has in store for us this evening--she always has fun projects.

Saturday, July 2 - Personal Mythologies with Kelly Kilmer part 1 from 10:30 -4:30. Cost is $225. Every time we crack open a journal, we are telling our own unique story. In this very special two day workshop, you will learn not only how to create your very own personal journal made by your own hands but also how to express yourself fully and in the moment upon the pages of your newly bound book. You will work in your journal both days. I will be teaching you a variety of techniques, ideas and prompts to use in your journal. You will have lots of instructional time but also between each idea, I allow for guided play time, but I do teach both days. The second day is not a play day. Expect to learn: bookbinding and constructing a personal journal, choosing a journal that fits you, making a journal your own, mixed media collage, composition, design, pen work, layering, journaling, self expression (how do I say what I want to say), making a page work and much, much more. Be prepared to walk out with a new journal, several pages completed, a detailed handout and your head (and heart) bursting with inspiration, new ideas, possibilities and the knowledge that you can successfully express yourself in journal form! Supply list: A hardcover book (any size) to use as the journal (note, we will be tearing pages out of our books and sharing some of our pages in class). I will have some books for you to use, but in case you have a book you’d really like to use, please bring it. Scissors, small selection of favorite collage ephemera, bone folder, cork back metal ruler, roll of waxed paper, roll of paper towels, permanent black inkpad, container to hold water, 1" brushes to glue (I like chip or bristle brushes), a few of your favorite glue sticks.

Sunday, July 3 - Personal Mythologies with Kelly Kilmer part 2 from 12 - 4:30. See July 2 for discription.

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