Classes November & Decamber 2017

Please call or email to register for all classes. 503-533-4513. Also please bring basic supplies, scissors, adhesives, a few of your favorite small tools. Also, you might want an apron.

Thursday Technique Tags $5.00

Thursday, November 9th 11:00 am or 1:00 pm – Stamp Kissing

Thursday, December 7th 11:00 am or 1:00 pm – Tag Ornaments

Thursday, December 14th 11:00 am or 1:00 pm –  Stitched Tags

Alcohol Ink Backgrounds $25.00

Saturday, November 11th   9:00 am –12:00 pm (New Time)                      We will make 3 different Alcohol Ink backgrounds in this class.  We will use both Tim Holtz inks and Copic Reinkers. We will use blending tools and straws. Perfect for the New LAVINIA Silhouette stamps we are now stocking. Please bring any inks you have. Taught by Helen

Mixed Media Club $10.00

Saturday November 11th 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Let’s do Stamps, FACE Stamps! Bring any large face stamps you have (don’t worry, I have plenty to choose from) bring your Journal (or 2) with a few gessoed pages or with backgrounds already. Bring few stencils &  background stamps to use, Bring gel and/or matte medium, black & White, paints, pens, and pencils if you’d like, an apron, paper towels and baby wipes. Please register in advance. If you made Journal Prompt cards, bring those to Show & Tell. Lead by Helen

True Colors Workshop – Sepia  $10.00

Sunday, November 19th   1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

              This art journal workshop will explore and be inspired by color. Bring a journal of any type that will take a bit of water (gesso pages if needed or desired) There will be ephemera and collage materials to share. Please bring adhesives, scissors and any of your own paints, stamps, stencils and collage stuff for Sepia pages. . Lead by Donna Bauermiller


Sunday, December 3rd 1:00 pm

Our newest challenge involves a 3” Paintbrush and one of Tim Holtz’s Etcetera heavy Tags. We’ll give you lots of goodies and lots of ideas, but we LOVE to see how everyone interprets the challenge. Due December 3rd. Start Now, there’s plenty of time.

 Art*ee Part*ee Open House $5.00

Friday, December 8th anytime between 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm

This month’s theme is HOLIDAY PARTY! We will offer 4 different Make & Takes from 4 different artists, covering a variety of techniques and tastes. We will have a special GIFT BAG for everyone and we ask that you participate in a Gift exchange!! Please bring a gift to exchange that will fit in a small gift bag. Handmade or something that costs between $2 and $5 dollars. We will put them out on a table (they will all be in identical bags that we provide) and everone will choose. You MUST register in advance at or 503-533-4513. PLEASE BRING BASIC KIT.

“Artsy” Die Cutting $25.00

 Saturday, December 9th 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

There are so many ways to use your dies these days. Let’s spend some time exploring how to get the most out of them. We’ll do some Inlays and explore different ways to use adhesives. Bring you Die cutting Machine if you can and any dies you want to use. I will have lots of dies to share. Taught by Helen

Mixed Media Club $10.00

Saturday, December 9thth 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Let’s do STITCHING!!!  I have a DIE that will work or IF YOU HAVE DINA’S JOURNAL, BRING THAT! Bring your Journal (or 2) with a few gessoed pages or with backgrounds already started. Bring few stencils & background stamps to use, Bring gel and/or matte medium bring cotton floss or Pearl cotton and Embroidery needles IF YOU HAVE THEM. (I have some to share) Bring  an awl or piercing tool. A ruler (Tim’s has holes already and Dyan’s new blocks do too.)  paper towels and baby wipes. Please register in advance Lead by Helen

Winter Wishes Tag Book  $30.00

Saturday, December 16th  11:00 am – 4:00 pm

            In this class we will create a lovely book from chipboard tags. We will gesso, paint and collage each paint with winter images from papers and collage sheets. With a Vintage feel using shades of blue, white and cream, textures, ephemera, ribbons  and images galore and bound with a ring binding. Taught by Helen

 Intention Board Workshop $10.00

Saturday, December 30th 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

            Why make New Year’s Resolutions? Have some fun creating small collages to mount on a board you can hang to remind you of what you want from the New Year. We’ll use magazine pictures or bring copies of photos from home.  Paint, stamps, ephemera, inks, stencils, papers, pens and pencils, a bit of everything. Be thinking about 9 or 10 things you would like to concentrate on bringing INTO your life in this next year. (in other words, “eat vegtables” instead of “diet”) Lead by Helen










Gesso, matte liquid or gel mediums, palette knife, a few fave brushes, black & white pens and pencils, black archival ink pad, scissors, apron and fingers.