Live Classes


2017 
Saturday 28th January - The Mulberry Bush - Thatcham
Saturday 4th February - Loobi Crafts - Leighton Buzzard
Saturday 11th February - Amelia's Creative Crafts - Studley
Saturday 25th March - Bella Crafts - Fair Oak - Hampshire
Saturday 22nd April - That's Crafty - Romford
29th / 30th April - Prima Weekend Retreat - Papeterie Crafts - Aberdeen
Saturday 13th May - Keep On Crafting - Bury St. Edmunds
Saturday 3rd June - The Mulberry Bush - Thatcham
Saturday 17th June - Amelia's Creative Crafts - Studley
Saturday 1st July - Time2Craft - Chesterfield
Saturday 22nd July - Craftstation - Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire
Saturday 12th August - That's Crafty - Romford, Essex
Saturday 2nd / Sunday 3rd September - Loobi Crafts - Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Saturday 22nd/ Sunday 23rd September - Scrapbook Magic - Mullion, Cornwall
Saturday 7th October - The Artistic Stamper - Faversham, Kent
Saturday 14th October - The Mulberry Bush - Thatcham, Berkshire
Saturday 21st / Sunday 22nd October - Prima Weekend - Papeterie Crafts, Aberdeen, Scotland
Saturday 4th November - Amelia's Creative Crafts - Studley, Warwickshire
Saturday 22nd November - Craftstation - Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

All workshops are also suitable for beginners - remember any art or craft isn't about starting out as an expert! In these classes I will show you styles and techniques I've learned and picked up along my creative journey, leaving you with ideas and skills to apply to your own work and style.

If you are interested in holding a workshop or demo please feel to email me for details at powderblue397@hotmail.com   

2017 workshop preview video



Create & Carry [Prima mixed media altered tote bag]


Who doesn't love a personalised accessory? This tote bag is a created with heavy textures and a detachable corsage made from Prima flowers. Mixed media products are used to give beautiful, ethereal background dimension. Go wild with colour, patterns and design for your very own designer bag that really stands out! 

Duration: 5.5 hours


 Light & Dark [Prima double layout class]


A class of two layouts with contrasting results. I show how the same products can be used in various ways to get different very results and how to have extra fun with your photos. Products featured in this class include gesso, water colour, gum which are all mixed with beautiful Prima flowers.

Duration: 4.5 hour.


A Taste of Prima [cards class] 


Prima three ways! In this class you will be creating three very different cards using three different Prima ranges; Memory Hardware, Art Basics / Art Extravagance mixed media items along with Christine Adolph watercolour and rub on products. 

Duration: 4.5 hours.



The Hanging Tree [Prima mixed media hanging decoration class]


This rustic hanging circular plaque decoration is inspired by natures textures that combine many rich layers that are diversely tactile. I show you how to create a 3D tree with some unexpected products and how to add beautiful shading to give a deep realistic finish. Products featured include Texture Powder, mica and 3D art gels.

Duration: 4.5 hours.



Love & Light [Prima altered box class]


Two boxes filled with beautiful elements and fun mixed media techniques is the name of the game with in this class. You will how easy to create embellishments with Prima silicone moulds and add deep textures to a plain old light box using Art Extravagance, water colour products and wooden embellishments to make something as feminine of masculine as you wish.

Duration: 4.5 hours.


A Bird Released [Prima 3D project class]


This eye catching altered 3D cage is great introduction to altered art. Using paints, rust and patina pastes, wire and stamps to create something fully dimensional at every angle. You will be able to let your imagination roam free, add a photograph to the project and make it truly yours. 

Duration: 5 hours.


Quiet Moments [Prima canvas class]


We all need a few moments to take stock and breathe and this serene projects will get you switching into your own creative zone.

To create this striking canvas you will be working with an array of Prima art gels, paints, embellishments, flowers to create a unique, customised work of art.

We will be working with a variety of medias and you will come away with a new found knowledge of how to create depth in projects and what the world of mixed media can offer along with incorporating journalling into the canvas. And there will, as always, be some off beat items thrown in for good measure!

Duration: 4.5 hours

Freedom [Prima canvas class]


This canvas has been inspired by the freedom of nature and outdoors - and freedom is one of the most important when it comes to creativity. We will be using many mixed media techniques and tricks to create a collage to treasure. Layers of stenciling, pastes and powders add textures in your own custom colour scheme along with adding beautiful natural details and effects.


Duration: 4.5 hours.


 Creative License [Prima art journal class]


Join me for an artful journey into mixed media journalling. In this class you will learn the basic of art journalling and how to create beautiful toned backgrounds with enough creative license to make the journal your own using precious photos. There will be many techniques featured with metallic paints, gesso and collage allowing you to create a multi layered project.

Duration: 5 hours.



Freedom [Prima art journal class]


Starting a journal is a great way to file and all those ideas, plans and thoughts. This class is a great introduction to art journaling onto pages. I will be showing you a variety of ideas and techniques to enable you to create beautiful pages along with allowing you to have free reign and play without pressure. You will be working with paints, art gels and get ideas on how to use "dull" items and make them shine!

Duration: 5 hours.



Bright Ideas [Prima canvas class]
 

One bright idea can spark so much and this class as been devised to offer many ideas for you to use as a springboard for creating interesting and detailed projects.
You will be exploring using a variety of different textures along with learning different ideas for stamping and shading techniques allowing you to create an array of mixed media effects unique to you, flexing your creative repertoire and bringing your photos to life.
          
Duration: 4.5 hours.



Inspire [Prima mixed media layout class]
 

A page with some pop! Among the techniques we will use in this class are ink blending, building up colour schemes up to create a perfect base for photos, textures and understated embellishments. I will show you how to get the best out of humble "doodling" plus there will be tips on using stenciling and texture in different ways. This class is carefree and light, showing you how a few well chosen embellishments can go a long way.

Duration: 4 hours.


The Song [Prima mixed media layout class]


Love texture? In this class we're going to create with depth in more ways than one - I will encourage you to create with texture and freedom. This layout is about about earthy tones and textures, you will be left with a very tactile end result.

We will have fun with die cuts, inks, UTEE, texture pastes and I will show you how to mix and create a depth of different textures using fabric, laces and embossing powders.No overthinking - just let your creativity roll and see what happens. 

Duration: 4.5 hours.



Hidden Treasures [Prima mixed media canvas class]



Inspired by natural beauty and textures in this class you will be creating a beautiful canvas project along with learning inspiring, fun and unique techniques which you can translate to your own works.


You will be able to choose your colour scheme plus have some fun experimenting with mica flakes,beads, paints and mica powder in addition to some "hidden treasures".
 
Duration: 4.5 hours.



Colour Outside the Lines [WOW! Embossing mixed media canvas class] 


A project that is full of vibrancy with an urban art edge. Techniques you will learn in this class include foiling, Melt-It powder, stamping onto different substrates and fun with textures. There will be a wide range of embossing powders to play with to create a vibrant canvas full of colour along with the main elements we will compose our design with such as art gel mediums, mica sprays and gesso. 


Duration: 4.5 hours.



Define & Shine [WOW! Embossing mixed media canvas class]


In this class you be creating a defined project with a soft muted ombre background mixed with subtle shine. You will learn the different techniques and properties of embossing powders, create your own embellishments with silicone moulds, have fun with stenciling and experiment with foiling all in simple, easy to follow steps.
I will give you tips about composition, colour choice and advise on finishing touches to make sure your canvas will shine.

Duration: 4 hours.


Pick & Mix [WOW! Embossing cards altered tin class]


A WOW! embossing taster class which incorporates lots of techniques to use with your embossing powders. In this class you will create two cards and an altered tin, creating with Melt It!, powders, glitter and foiling amongst other products to give you three truly beautiful projects.

Duration: 4.5 hours 




 It Will Show You The Way [WOW! Embossing altered box and card class] 

 

Altering old items we keep is a great way to up cycle and in this class I show you how to really rock a gift box to create a very special box and card duo with heaps of texture and shine. Products featured include Sparkles glitter, embossing powders and texture pastes plus you will be creating your own backing paper. Perfect for a keepsake, special birthday or anniversary. 

Duration: 4.5 hours.
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Past Events

2016 
Sunday 17th  January - Crafty Bunch - Telford 
Saturday 6th February - Keep On Crafting - Bury St. Edmunds
Saturday 20th February - Pink Tulip Creations - Studley
Saturday 12th March - Pink Tulip Creations - Studley
Saturday 19th March -The Artistic Stamper - Faversham
Saturday 23rd April - Craftstation - Kirkby in Ashfield
Saturday 7th May - Sir Stampalot - Peterborough
Saturday 21st May - Craftstation - Kirkby in Ashfield
Saturday 18th June - Loobi Crafts - Leighton Buzzard
Saturday June 25th - Keep On Crafting - Bury St. Edmunds
Saturday July 16th -  Keep On Crafting - Bury St. Edmunds 

Saturday 6th August - Papeterie Crafts - Aberdeen
Saturday 20th August - Crafty Ideas - Studley
Sunday 11th September - Crafty Bunch Retreat - Brownsover Hall Hotel, Rugby
Saturday 17th September - The Artistic Stamper - Faversham
Saturday 24th September - The Mulberry Bush - Thatcham
Saturday 1st October - Sir Stampalot - Peterborough

Saturday 22nd October - Crafty Ideas - Studley
Saturday 29th / Sunday 30th October - Scrapbook Magic - Helston

Saturday 19th November - Craftstation - Kirkby-in-Ashfield
Saturday 26th November - Loobi Crafts - Leighton Buzzard

2015

Sunday 19th April - Oyster Stamps - Rochester 
Saturday 30th May - Pink Tulip Creations - Studley
Friday 26th June - Sincerely Yours Papercraft Show - Newark
Saturday 4th July - The Artistic Stamper - Faversham 
Saturday 18th July - Daisy's Jewels & Crafts - Coventry
Saturday 25th July - Sir Stampalot - Peterborough 
Saturday 8th August - Pink Tulip Creations - Studley
Sunday 16th August - Swanstitch - Deal
Saturday 19th September - Pink Tulip Creations - Studley 
Saturday 26th September - Craftstation - Kirky- in- Ashfield 
Saturday 10th October - The Artistic Stamper - Faversham
Saturday 17th October - Daisy's Jewels & Crafts - Coventry
Saturday 24th October - Keep On Crafting - Bury St. Edmunds 
Saturday 14th November - Pink Tulip Creations - Studley 
Saturday 28th November - Pink Tulip Creations - Studley 


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