Classes jUNE 2019

Please call or email to register for all classes: 503-533-4513 or paperparachutenewsletter@gmail.com

Please bring a basic supply kit to all classes that includes: scissors, adhesives, a stamp positioner, a few of your favorite small tools, and anything else you like to create with.  You might also want to bring an apron.


Paper Parachute June 2019 Schedule                                                                                                                                                  Open Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday

Thursday Creative Play (in a journal) $5.00

Thursday, May 23rd,  30th   11:00 – 2:00

Thursday, June 6th,  13th,  20th , 27th   11:00 – 2:00

Join us on THURSDAYS OPEN HOUSE STYLE. Each week we will start at 11:00 with a demonstration of a few ideas and techniques you can use. Bring some of your favorites, inks, paper scraps, stamps, paints, whatever you want. Bring your own journal.

 

 

 

Mixed Media Club $10.00

Saturday, May 18th   2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join us to play with…STENCILS!!!! Bring stencils, paint, ink, molding paste (or Texture, embossing pastes) a palette knife, anything you want to play with. Lead by Helen

 

Black Ice Technique $25.00

Sunday,  June 8th  1:00 – 3:30

I know, there’s no ICE anymore, but this fabulous technique works all year round. We will use Tim Holtz’s Metallic papers, versamark and stazon inks to create unique card fronts. Please bring a stamp Positioner. Taught by Helen

 

Flower Folio $10.00

Sunday, May 26th 1:00 – 3:00 –  Layered Stamping Flowers

Saturday, June 1st 10:00 – 12:00 – Colored Pencil Flowers

Friday, June 14th 11:00 – 1:00 – Watercolor

In the flower Folio we are “borrowing” Vickie Papaioannou’s Flower Journal Idea and turning it into 5” x 7” pages, loose in a folio which you can turn into large cards, frame for the wall or put into another Journal. WE WILL USE DIFFERENT FLOWERS IN EACH SESSION! (but some repeat techniques. Helen

 

Stamping Queens Stamp Club $3.00 or 6 months for $12.00 (First Visit is FREE)

Saturday, June 1st 2:00 – 4:00

Join us for a fun afternoon of stamping and socializing. We will be doing a Round Robin using 12 x 12 decorative papers and your texture stamps! Please bring a few papers, 3 texture stamps, ink pads, or whatever you would like to contribute to everyone’s papers. Also, don’t forget a show & tell. EVERYONE is invited, join anytime.Please call or email to sign-up.

 

Color Swatch Rolodex $10.00

Friday, June 7th 11:00 – 1:00 – Colored Pencils

Sunday, June 23rd 11:00 – 1:00 – Watercolors

Do you have more than 4 ink pads? More than 4 KINDS of ink pads? Do you have watercolors? Paints? Colored Pencils? Crayons? Do you ever wish you had time to use them all, figure out which ones you prefer? Which colors you like together? Practice using them? Then join us for this class. We will make color swatches on rolodex cards (out of Neenah card or watercolor paper)

 

 

Birthday Rolodex $30 (includes a Rolodex)

Saturday, June 8th 10:00 – 1:00

We will use beautiful Graphic 45 papers to make the cards for this Rolodex  that tracks all the important Birthdays in your life. Taught by Angela

 

Black Ice Technique $25.00

Postponed to Saturday, June 8th 2-4

I know, there’s no ICE anymore, but this fabulous technique works all year round. We will use Tim Holtz’s Metallic papers, versamark and stazon inks to create unique card fronts. Please bring a stamp Positioner. Taught by Helen Please call or email to register.

 

 

Braille Journal Page Start to Finish $25.00

Saturday, June 15th 10:00 – 1:00

This fabulous class is a different take on a Donna Classic!  Whether you have taken Donna’s other braille book classes or are starting from the beginning, this class will help you do a journal page start to finish! Donna will touch on her favorite techniques for creating backgrounds, choosing focal points and how to apply them then how to add finishing art to complete your page. You will focus on how Donna creates her unique pages, using collage and magazine images. Bring your own book, we have some to sell, also clear gesso, paints, images, pens & pencils. Taught by Donna Bauermiller.

 

Mixed Media Club $10.00

Saturday, June 15th   2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

We will continue with STENCILS, this time we will texture and all over pattern stencils along with molding paste. Bring stencils, acrylic paints, molding, texture, embossing pastes, palette knife. Please gesso at least one page. Lead by Helen Call or email to sign-up

 

OPEN STUDIO POTLUCK $5.00

Saturday, June 22nd 11:00 – 4:00

Open House, come anytime and stay as long as you want (between 11 and 4) Bring a dish to share – appetizer or dessert. Bring whatever you want to work on, you are welcome to use our non-consummable supplies while you are here. Call or email to reserve a space.

 

 

 

 

 

Please bring you Basic Kit to all classes. bring adhesives & scissors. Some of you like to have a  ruler, tweezers, black ink pad.

MIXED MEDIA BASIC KIT –  a journal, gel or liquid matte medium, acrylic paints, stencils, black Archival ink pad and pens.

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Stamping Queens $3.00 or 6 months for $12.00 (First Visit is FREE)

Saturday, May 4th 2:00 – 4:00

Quote exchange! Have a favorite quote, or two or three?  Fill an 8 1/2 x 11 sheet of paper with quotes.  Include who the quote is from, if known.  Make 12 copies, and bring them to exchange.  If you go “quote happy”, because we all know there are a lot of great quotes out there, you can exchange multiple sheets, just keep printing to one side of the paper.  You will go home with 12 pages of quotes gathered by other people. Also, please bring 3 stamps on the theme of INSECTS for others to stamp 3 times on their own paper with their own ink. And we all love to see what other’s have been working on, so if you have a show and tell, please bring it along as well.


Spring Challenge: ATC Box & Cards $10

Supplies and information sheet ready NOW

Turn in date and Show & Tell: June 15th

Decorate the included ATC Box (or create your own) and 10 ATC cards.  Supplies include the ATC Card Box, 52 kraft ATC cards, $5 worth of paper to use for decoration, and 20 Tim Holtz small Paper Dolls.  Use all, some, or none of the included supplies to create your art.  Allow your imagination to go “wild”-use paint, washi, metal pieces, whatecer floats your boat!  Additional challenges within the challenge: use a quote or words somewhere on your box and on at least 3 cards; use a color scheme throughout to create a mood; use at least 1 art supply you’ve never played with before.  All Challenges turned in on or before the due date get entered into a drawing for a $20 Paper Parachute gift card. Lead by Helen

Inspiration from Helen:

 

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