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John Creighton Petersen Mixed Media Workshops Print E-mail
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Written by Cathy Smith   
Sunday, 16 April 2017 00:00

Mixed Media Fusion Artist,
John Creighton Petersen is returning to 
Simple Pleasures  

 for two days of
Mixed Media workshops
focusing on Prima Finnabair and Imagine Crafts products and techniques.
It will be a weekend full of techniques and texture  and fun!

August 18 and 19, 2017

Registration is now OPEN for John's workshops! 

 JPC SP Class

 John Creighton Petersen
 focuses on Art as a Journey, not the destination.
Prima Marketing Educator, Certified ICE Resin Instructor, Imagine Crafts
Lead Educator and Authentique Design Team member are among John's 
current artistic ventures. John has a passion for combining mixed media with paper arts,
book arts, jewelry making and metalsmithing. 

It is a real treat to have John come to Simple Pleasures
to share his talents with us.

Mark your calendars - save the dates - and register now for class
with this very talented designer and instructor.
We hope you will be able to join us for John's workshops! 

Give us a call to register.
(719) 528 - 1338 


Between the Pages All Day Workshop 
Friday, August 18, 10am - 6:30pm
(includes a 1/2hr break) 

JPC Between the Pages


 Altered book arts takes a new look and feel with this all day workshop that
transforms an old book into a masterpiece work of art! You'll learn how to
carve a "shrine" from the pages of the books, which will be filled with
Art Mechanicals embellishments and pieces created from the Iron Orchid
Designs paper clay and mold. The front cover of the book holds a decorated
book which opens to reveal a beautiful scene set upon a fabric background 
created with Sculpture Medium. You'll learn a variety of techniques for creating your 
own textures, color palette and embellishment opportunities that can be used for so
many other projects! Patina and Stone Effects Pastes, inks and sprays from Imagine/
Tsukineko and more! BRING: Old book (approx 6x9 inches in size and at least 1 inch deep),
utility knife for cutting the book pages, craft knife, cutting mat, detail scissors, paint 
brushes (detail to 1inch size), palette knives, craft mat, apron, Liquid Fusion Glue. $145



Art Board Workshop
Saturday, August 19, 10am - 1pm

 JPB Art Board

 Whether you are new to mixed media or are already a fan, this class is for you!
This class not only covers the fundamentals, but also uses background and coloring 
techniques with inks, texture sprays, texture pastes and working with embellishments. 
Everyone will be getting creative with the art board they make. We'll also be coloring 
and stamping on metal in this workshop. BRING: Craft knife, cutting mat, detail scissors, 
paint brushes (detail to 1inch size), palette knives, craft mat, apron, strong double stick 
adhesive tape in 1/4 or 1/2 inch, dimensional adhesive tape OR dimensional glue dots,
Liquid Fusion Glue. $65 



Memory Hardware  6x6 Album
Saturday, August 19, 2pm

JPC Memory Hardware Album


 This class will transform one of the blank 6.5 x 6.5 inch Prima 
Memory Hardware albums into a beautiful keepsake book with paper 
from Authentique and embellished with Finnabair texture pastes and 
embellishments. The album will also feature paper clay pieces you will create
in class. BRING: Craft knife, cutting mat, apron, paper trimmer, detail scissors, 
paint brushes (detail to 1" size), palette knives, craft mat, strong double stick 
adhesive tape in 1 inch size OR book binders glue (with brush) like PVA glue, 
dimensional adhesives tape OR dimensional glue dots, Liquid Fusion Glue, photo 
measuring 2 1/2 x 4 inches for inside frame. $80


 Please Note: No refunds or store credit for visiting guest instructor classes.
 You are welcome to give your class spot to a friend if unable to attend after registering.


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