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Dina Wakley is Coming to Simple Pleasures! Print E-mail
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Written by Cathy Smith   
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 00:00

Dina Wakley, 
Ranger Ink Signature Designer,
is coming to Simple Pleasures  
September 22 and 23, 2017

 for two days of
Mixed Media workshops.

Registration is now OPEN for Dina's mixed media workshops! 

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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 Dina's workshops! 

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

Multi-Surfaced Journal Exploration All Day Workshop
Friday, September 22, 10:30am - 5:30pm
(includes a 1 hr lunch break midday. Feel free to pack a lunch or
grab takeout from one of the nearby eateries) 

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Dina Wakley's new Media Journal is full of varied, interesting surfaces:
burlap, canvas, kraft and handmade watercolor paper. Come to this class
to play and explore all the surfaces. A Dina Wakley Media Journal is included
in the class price. We'll stamp, stencil, paint, cut, print, tip in, tear and have
a great day of journaling, playing and experimenting. 

 BRING: Basic Tool Kit - Ranger craft sheet, scissors, water container to clean your
brushes, baby wipes, paper towels, paper plate or palette paper to use as a
 palette (or you can just use your craft sheet). Apron and a small notebook and a pen 
if you'd like for taking notes. $150

 

 


Finding Joy in Abstraction Workshop
Saturday, September 23, 9:30am - 12:30pm

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Join Dina for an exploration in abstract painting. Abstract painting might 
seem random, but it's based in composition and color theory. The skills 
you learn will be useful whether you later use them for backgrounds or 
stand-alone abstract pieces. We'll work on boards to create interesting 
foundations and looks with our acrylic paints and other mixed media supplies. 
After we've practiced, we'll create a canvas. The end result will be gorgeous 
multi-layered paintings. Bring your journal, too, for practicing and taking 
notes. We'll have lots of messy, artistic fun!

 BRING: Basic Tool Kit - Ranger craft sheet, scissors, water container to clean your 
brushes, baby wipes, paper towels, paper plate or palette paper to use as a palette 
(or you can just use your craft sheet). Apron, a small notebook and pen for taking 
notes, a tub of white gesso, your art journal. $80

 

 

 
Joy of Scribbling and Coloring
Saturday, September 23, 1:30 - 4:30pm

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Who doesn't love to scribble and color?!?
Join Dina as you use her new Dina Wakley Media Scribble Sticks to
make backgrounds and also color images, draw, and make interesting
marks. This class is chock full of scribbley, colorful techniques for all
your mixed media play!

BRING: Basic Tool Kit - Ranger craft sheet, scissors, water container to clean your 
brushes, baby wipes, paper towels, paper plate or palette paper to use as a palette 
(or you can just use your craft sheet). Apron, a small notebook and pen for taking 
notes, your art journal. $75

 

 

Art Journaling Play Series: A Cut Above
Saturday, September 23, 5:30 - 8:30pm

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Dina's "Art Journal Play" workshops are all about exploring and playing 
with art journaling techniques. The goal is to learn techniques, 
experiment, play, and make finished journal pages. We'll be working in 
journals, but the techniques apply to all mixed-media projects (canvases, 
book-making, etc).

Ready to make art that's a cut above. Come to this class where we'll 
explore cuts and folds and pockets as a way to add variety and interest 
to our artwork. We'll work with stamps, stencils, and acrylics to make unique 
journal pages. We'll focus on bold colors and images, as well.

BRING: Basic Tool Kit - Ranger craft sheet, scissors, water container to clean 
your brushes, baby wipes, paper towels, paper plate or palette paper to use as
a palette (or you can just use your craft sheet). Apron, a small notebook and pen
for taking notes, your art journal (Ranger Multi-Surfaced Journal or Dylusions 
journal recommended), craft knife and cutting mat. $75

 

 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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