Wednesday, November 21, 2018

December Classes



ARTSY’S DECEMBER CLASS DESCRIPTIONS (Remember you receive a 10% Discount on Entire Regular-Price Purchase day of class!!)  

QUICK CHRISTMAS PRESENTS!  Thought you’d have time to get some last-minute gifts made for Christmas but ran out of time to gather the ideas and supplies??  We’ve got you covered!  Join us on Saturday, December 1st between 11am – 3pm for a Quick Christmas Present Make-N-Take party!!!  We will have at least 5 quick and easy gift projects for you to make for is only $5 or Less each!!!  Several of our fabulous Artsy instructors have prepared some fun and impressive items for you and to make-n-take.  Below are just a couple of them to wet your whistle:
·         Festive Notebook:  Looking for some fast, easy and delightful gifts for friends, family and co-workers?  These notebooks are just the ticket!  All you have to do is purchase the papers you would like to use for your project(s) at Artsy (Susan can help you choose them if you like), and bring your basic kit including tape runner, bone folder and Scor-Tape.  Susan will provide the rest, including written instructions with measurements, the notebook, magnets, punches and inks.  Make 1 or many!  We will be making them until 3:00 in the afternoon!  With Susan M

·         Happy Holidays Plaid Tie Gift Card Holder Card:  Whether you need a quick card for your plaid tie clad dad, your flannel rocking nephew, or your lounge loving husband - now you've got the perfect dude card for the holidays, PLUS it's a gift card holder. Come into the store and check out the details for yourself. Bring your basic kit to class.  With Shannon

·         Forest Keepsake Bookmark Holiday Card:  The first themed Keepsake Bookmark Card is the perfect way to send a card, a keepsake, and a useful gift all at the same time.  The card is decorated inside AND out, so that each card is unique and perfect for display on a Christmas Card Tree and comes with a sneaky surprise!  Each card is also decorated with a detachable bookmark that you can add your own sentiment to - allowing your friends and family to keep a piece of your holiday love with them forever.  Make sure to bring your favorite adhesive tape, liquid glue, and basic kit to class.  With Shannon

CHRISTMAS CARDS:  As usual, you’ll learn some fun techniques with Denise in this one! Bring your basic kit to class.  With Denise on Sunday, 12/2 from Noon-3pm.  4/$18

LAWN FAWN CHRISTMAS CARDS:  Two Christmas cards and a woodland critter that can be used as gift card holder or as a card. Bring your basic kit to class. With Julia on 12/4 from 10:30-2:30pm.  2/$20

PLAY DAY AT ARTSY:  These days at Artsy have been a true hit and the feedback has been great!  FREE play days in your Happy Place!  Can’t get better than that.  So, if you’re looking for a place to really spread out and work on that “UFO” (UnFinished Object)?  Or, wanna acquire some new toys at Artsy and then break into them immediately and be creative?  Do you want to be creative with other people?  Bring a friend and play in the Artsy Classroom.  Work on your own projects or let Patsy and Julia find fun things for you to do.  Plus, if you need something or run out, you’re already in the perfect space to get more. It’s starting to catch on so plan now to come in on one or all FOUR dates in December from 10am-5pm each day. Bring your basic kit with you as supplies are not included.  Thursday 12/6, Tuesday 12/11, Wednesday 12/19, Thursday 12/21, and Thursday, 12/27.   FREE!  

CSU CARD GROUP:  This card making group from CSU has returned to Artsy for its monthly gathering.  They are a lovely group that is open to any of Artsy’s customers that wish to join them. They will be meeting at our store on the 1st or 2nd Wednesday of every month.  They create handmade cards to sell at various venues throughout the year.  The funds go towards scholarships for non-traditional students.  If you want to create but have enough cards lying around, consider joining this group or donating finished cards to them.  What a great cause!  Wednesday, 12/12 from 10am-Noon.  FREE, but bring your basic kit.
 


WINTER MAGNETIC SHADOW BOX:  In shades of green and grey, these winter scenes remind us that not all of winter is cold and gloomy-like skiing down a snow-covered mountain, children feeding hungry birds, icicles hanging from rooftops or a gently falling snow.  Please bring an Evergreen Bough Distressed Ink to class. Patsy still has magnetic shadow boxes available at an additional cost if this is your first seasonal shadow box class. Bring your basic kit to class. With Marsha on Saturday, 12/8 from 12:30-3:30pm OR on Thursday, 12/13 from 12:30-3:30pm.  $20 (+ cost of shadowbox if needed)

STAMPERIA CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS:  In this fun and educational class, you will make four of the most beautiful, dimensional, vintage-looking ornaments using paper from Stamperia’s newest holiday collections. Ideal for your tree or for gift-giving this season!  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Julia on Sunday, December 9th from Noon-3pm.  4/$23







CLASS POLICIES
***Classes start promptly at the time listed.  Please have your lovely buns in the seat and be ready to go!  Showing up late is very disruptive to the class that is already in progress.  Plan ahead for traffic or other things that might slow you down! 
If you are more than 10 minutes late, you may be asked to get into another class.  If you are more than 15 minutes late, you will forfeit your class fee. 
Classes must be paid for at the time of registration.  You are not considered registered unless a class is paid for which could affect your seat in those classes with student limits.  You may pay with cash, check or use a credit card with a $2 handling fee.  You may register over the phone and mail in a check or give us a credit card number. 
We also assume you're taking a class to enjoy a break for a few hours and learn some cool stuff without interruptions.  That said, we will now begin each class by asking you to turn off your cell phones or silence them during class.  This will enhance everyone's learnin' and enjoyment of the class at hand.
Thank you in advance for understanding.  If you have problems or questions about these policy updates, please see Patsy.


Sunday, October 21, 2018

November Classes



ARTSY’S NOVEMBER CLASS DESCRIPTIONS (Remember, you receive a 10% Discount on your Entire Regular-Price Purchase day of class!! Woot Woot!!!)  

DISTRESS INK TECHNIQUES: Learn some basic and not so basic things to do with these amazing inks!  Bring your basic kit to class. With Patsy on Thursday, 11/1 from 2-4pm.   $25

PLAY DAY AT ARTSY:  These days at Artsy have been a true hit and the feedback has been great!  FREE play days in your Happy Place!  Can’t get better than that.  So, if you’re looking for a place to really spread out and work on that “UFO” (UnFinished Object)?  Or, wanna acquire some new toys at Artsy and then break into them immediately and be creative?  Do you want to be creative with other people?  Bring a friend and play in the Artsy Classroom.  Work on your own projects or let Patsy and Julia find fun things for you to do.  Plus, if you need something or run out, you’re already in the perfect space to get more. It’s starting to catch on so plan now to come in on one or all FIVE dates in November from 10am-5pm each day. Bring your basic kit with you as supplies are not included.  Tuesday 11/2, Thursday 11/8, Tuesday 11/13, Wednesday 11/21, and Thursday, 11/29.   FREE! 

GIDDY UP GIRLFRIEND:  Yee Haw!  Saddle Up and join Susan for a fun class creating 3 fabulous Western themed cards!  Different techniques, including  coloring faces, making unique embellishments and color matching will be explored. You’ll have a rootin' tootin’ good time!  REQUIRED SUPPLIES:  Basic kit, several small watercolor brushes and Distress inks in the following colors if you have them:  Wild Honey, Faded Jeans, Vintage Photo and Barn Red or Fired Brick.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Susan M on 11/3 from 10:30am-12:30pm.  3/$15

MIXED MEDIA MASTERPIECES: Are you interested in learning how to make a mixed media canvas?  Julia is cleaning out her crafty hoard and bringing it to class. You choose the size canvas you would like to make, and Julia will teach you how to put it together. Things to bring class would be a photo or any memorabilia that you would like to incorporate into your design. Don’t have that? No worries, she will have plenty for you to choose from. This is an all-day class, the size canvas you choose will determine how long it takes to create.  Canvas sizes available: 8x10 $30, 12x12 $35, 11x14 $40, 8x20 $45.  Please indicate which size you would like when registering for the class.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Julia on Saturday, 11/3 from 10:30am-3:30pm.    $30-$45, depending on the canvas size.

ART IMPRESSIONS WATERCOLOR CHAIR:  This card is made using Art Impressions watercolor stamps. Learn techniques as well as how to use the stamp positioner. Stamp set is NOT included in this class. Bring your basic kit.  With Pat on Sunday 11/4 from Noon-2pm.   $10

ALCOHOL INK TECHNIQUES:  Do you want some of these but have never used them?  Or maybe don't use them enough?  Attend this class and learn some amazing effects that you can create! Bring your basic kit to class. With Patsy on Wednesday, 11/6 from 6-8.   $25

CSU CARD GROUP:  This card making group from CSU has returned to Artsy for its monthly gathering.  They are a lovely group that is open to any of Artsy’s customers that wish to join them. They will be meeting at our store on the 1st or 2nd Wednesday of every month.  They create handmade cards to sell at various venues throughout the year.  The funds go towards scholarships for non-traditional students.  If you want to create but have enough cards lying around, consider joining this group or donating finished cards to them.  What a great cause!  Wednesday, 11/7 from 10am-Noon.  FREE, but bring your basic kit.

JUNK JOURNALING 1ST GRADE:  This is a basic class for artists new to junk journaling and includes a sample book where you will learn to make tucks, pockets, folds, and envelopes. Bring your basic kit to class. With Sue R on Friday, 11/9 from 10:30am-1:30pm. $20
EMBROIDERY ON PAPER:  If you haven’t tried this cool technique on paper yet, you are missing the boat!  Punch a design, stitch the pattern and create a card.  It’s easier than it looks!  Plus, it’s the perfect little surprise element to add texture to your cards or scrapbook pages.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Patsy on Friday, 11/9 from 6-8pm.  $8

PINK CHRISTMAS CLIPBOARD:  Gift, decoration or clipboard … you decide.  Cherri’s back with another clipboard. First, you’ll paint with Dylusions, then make a quilt with three Stamperia papers. Fundamental collaging is used to create this delightful and fun work of art. Products include 3-D and vintage gel mediums, wax, alcohol inks, and Sizzix’s new emboss and cut 3-D Impresslits.   Students bring standard tool box, PLUS pickled raspberry and your favorite dark brown distress ink pads with blending tool, UHU glue stick (required), white tacky glue with fine point tip, glue book (old magazine or catalogue), and 1” corner rounder punch (if you have). With Cherri on Saturday, 11/10 from 10am – 1pm.  $18

WHIMSICAL JOURNAL PAGES: These whimsical journal pages will delight and amuse!  This is the last of four sessions being offered, each being held on the 2nd Saturday of the month August – November.  In each session students will complete one journal page; all supplies provided, just bring your standard tool box.  Take one class, or all four ... your choice.  The four pages are on display at the store.  Does not include journal book or cover design; journal is available at $12.99 less class discount. Different mixed media products and techniques will be used in each class. Students can make their pages any color them the like. Open to all skill levels.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Cherri on Saturday, 11/10 from 1-4pm.  $15 per session.

FALL CARDS:  As usual, you’ll learn some fun techniques with Denise in this one! Bring your basic kit to class.  With Denise on Sunday, 11/11 from 12:30-3pm.  4/$18

KAREN BURNISTSON POP-UP CARDS: We will make 2 Christmas pop up cards. Karen Burniston has created these awesome, easy to use dies. You will be amazed at how easily these cards come together. Bring your basic kit to class. With Julia on Sunday, 11/11 from 12:30-3pm.  2/ $18

GEL PRESS W/CARDS:  We are starting class early for some messy fun. Learn how to use your gel press in some fun creative ways. From the prints you make in class, we will put together a few cards too. Bring your gel press to class, any size will work. Bring your basic kit to class.  With Julia on Thursday, 11/15  $25


 LAWN FAWN FALL CARDS:  We will make 3 interactive cards, including the new double- slider, which will hold a gift card. Lots of super cute critters to help us celebrate fall. Bring your basic kit to class.  With Julia on 11/15 from 1:30-4:30pm  3/$18




LAVENDER ALBUM:  This 6.5 x 6.5 album is constructed using Prima's Lavender Collection paper. The spine is covered in pink roses and is embellished with charms, chain and ribbon. Each page has a top-loading pocket. You will construct the album and embellish the pages in class. This album is an  excellent  choice for a Christmas present. Great album for displaying photos from a special event/occasion. Bring your basic kit to class. With Pat on Saturday, 11/17 from 10am – 4pm AND on Sunday, 11/18 from Noon-3pm.  $75

CHRISTMAS MAGNETIC SHADOW BOX:  Even though Christmas is more than a month away this magnetic shadow box truly captures the essence of the Season.   It will be ready to hang on you wall just in time for the holiday. Patsy still has magnetic shadow boxes available at an additional cost if this is your first seasonal shadow box class. Bring your basic kit to class. With Marsha on Saturday, 11/17 from Noon-3:30pm.  $20 (+ cost of shadowbox if needed)
SOLITUDE CARDS: These touching cards with soft winter shades give you a feeling of restful solitude.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Patsy on Tuesday, 11/27 from 1-3pm.  3/$12



CLASS POLICIES
***Classes start promptly at the time listed.  Please have your lovely buns in the seat and be ready to go!    Showing up late is very disruptive to the class that is already in progress.  Plan ahead for traffic or other things that might slow you down! 
If you are more than 10 minutes late, you may be asked to get into another class.  If you are more than 15 minutes late, you will forfeit your class fee. 
Classes must be paid for at the time of registration.  You are not considered registered unless a class is paid for which could affect your seat in those classes with student limits.  You may pay with cash, check or use a credit card with a $2 handling fee.  You may register over the phone and mail in a check or give us a credit card number. 
We also assume you're taking a class to enjoy a break for a few hours and learn some cool stuff without interruptions.  That said, we will now begin each class by asking you to turn off your cell phones or silence them during class.  This will enhance everyone's learnin' and enjoyment of the class at hand.
Thank you in advance for understanding.  If you have problems or questions about these policy updates, please see Patsy.

Saturday, September 22, 2018

October Classes


ARTSY’S OCTOBER CLASS DESCRIPTIONS (Remember - you receive a 10% Discount on Entire Regular-Price Purchase day of class!!) 
LAWN FAWN HALLOWEEN CARDS:   What could be cuter than dogs, costume kids and pumpkin carving squirrels at Halloween? We will make 3 unique interactive cards using some super cute stamp sets. Bring your basic kit to class.  With Julia on Tuesday, 10/2 from 10:30am-2pm OR on Saturday, 10/20 from 12:30-4pm.  3/$18

CSU CARD GROUP:  This card making group from CSU has returned to Artsy for its monthly gathering.  They are a lovely group that is open to any of Artsy’s customers that wish to join them. They will be meeting at our store on the 1st or 2nd Wednesday of every month.  They create handmade cards to sell at various venues throughout the year.  The funds go towards scholarships for non-traditional students.  If you want to create but have enough cards lying around, consider joining this group or donating finished cards to them.  What a great cause!  Wednesday, 10/3 from 10am-Noon.  FREE, but bring your basic kit.
PLAY DAY AT ARTSY:  These days at Artsy have been a true hit and the feedback has been great!  FREE play days in your Happy Place!  Can’t get better than that.  So, if you’re looking for a place to really spread out and work on that “UFO” (UnFinished Object)?  Or, wanna acquire some new toys at Artsy and then break into them immediately and be creative?  Do you want to be creative with other people?  Bring a friend and play in the Artsy Classroom.  Work on your own projects or let Patsy and Julia find fun things for you to do.  Plus, if you need something or run out, you’re already in the perfect space to get more. It’s starting to catch on so plan now to come in on one or all FOUR dates in October from 10am-6pm each day. Bring your basic kit with you as supplies are not included.  Thursday 10/4, Tuesday 10/9, Friday 10/19, and Tuesday, 10/30.   FREE!  

FALL BLUEPRINT CARDS: Calling all you Tim Holtz blueprint lovers! Bring your basic kit to class.  With Sue R on Friday, 10/5 from 10:30am-1pm.  5/$18

WORLD CARD MAKING DAY EXTRAVAGANZA!:  Reserve YOUR spot NOW for this unique annual event at Artsy to celebrate the hobby we all love so dearly - making greeting cards! There are ONLY 30 seats available and we are pretty sure this will sell out quickly.  You will make 8-10 amazing cards that will knock your socks off! A yummy LUNCH is also included in this event and will feature Taco Salad, Chicken Tortilla Soup, and a scrumptious Dessert.  There will be lots of laughs and fun with other passionate card-makers and who knows...maybe a few little prizes and other surprises.   Call the store at 970-613-1631 or stop by to register in person.  This is a popular event and several seats have already been reserved. Move quickly so YOU don't miss out.  With Patsy & Team on Saturday, 10/6 from 10am-3pm(ish).  $30 (includes cards and lunch).  LIMIT of 30

OUTSPOKEN LADIES (ATTITUDE) BOOK: You will be creating a book/journal focusing on women’s faces and using phrases with attitude.  We will not be completing the book in 1 sitting, this book is a sample of what the idea is. This sample book took 8 weeks to complete and you will be allowed to take pictures of my book for ideas.  You’ll receive enough goodies and doodahs to finish 4 pages and take home 6 pages to finish on your own.  Bring your basic kit to class, a LOT of small binder clips, and paper scraps in your favorite colors/textures.  With Patsy on Sunday, 10/7 from Noon-3pm.  $35
  
BOOKMARK KEEPSAKE HOLIDAY CARDS: The fall themed Keepsake Bookmark Cards are the perfect way to send a card, a keepsake, and a useful gift all at the same time.  The cards are decorated inside AND out, so that each card is unique and perfect for display on a Christmas Card Tree and comes with a sneaky surprise!  Each card is also decorated with a detachable bookmark that you can add your own sentiment to - allowing your friends and family to keep a piece of your holiday love with them forever.  Make sure to bring your favorite adhesive tape, liquid glue, and basic kit to class.  You'll leave with 4 cards and a new trick for all of your simple cards that turns them into instant keepsakes and gifts.  The class is taught by Shannon, so you know the techniques are easy to master and the results have to be seen in person. Bring your basic kit to class.  With Shannon on Wednesday, 10/10 from 6-8pm OR on Tuesday, 10/23 from Noon-2pm.  4/$12

DISTRESS MOON CARDS:  Create these fabulous and mysterious moon cards with masking, Distress Inks, stamps and lots of creativity! Bring your basic kit to class.  With Sue N on Thursday, 10/11 from 10:30am-1pm. 2/$14.

TIM HOLTZ HAUNTED MANOR HOUSE: This spooky haunted house is a great addition to your Halloween decor. It is so much fun to construct this house using a die set from Tim Holtz.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Julia on Saturday, 10/13 from 10:30am-1pm. $25

WHIMSICAL JOURNAL PAGES: These whimsical journal pages will delight and amuse!  This is the 3rd of four sessions being offered, each being held on the 2nd Saturday of the month August – November.  Each session students will complete one journal page; all supplies provided, just bring your standard tool box.  Take one class, or all four ... your choice.  The four pages are on display at the store.  Does not include journal book or cover design; journal is available at $12.99 less class discount. Different mixed media products and techniques will be used in each class. Students can make their pages any color them the like. Open to all skill levels.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Cherri on Saturday, 10/13 from 1-4pm.  $15 per session

HEARTFELT SUNFLOWER CARD: Tammy is new to the instructor team at Artsy and she has some fun things to share with you! Bring your flower-shaping tools and basic kit to class.  With Tammy on Saturday, 10/13 from 1-4pm.  $15

FALL CARDS:  As usual, you’ll learn some fun techniques with Denise in this one! Bring your basic kit to class.  With Denise on Sunday, 10/14 from 12:30-3:30pm.  4/$18

TIM HOLTZ FUNKY FLORALS CARDS:  These cards use a bunch of Tim Holtz products, including some fun ways to use oxide inks. Bring your basic kit to class.  With Julia on Tuesday, 10/16 from 1-3:30pm. 3/$18
DISTRESS INK TECHNIQUES: Learn some basic and not so basic things to do with these amazing inks!  Bring your basic kit to class. With Patsy on Tuesday, 10/17 from 6-8pm.   $25
ART IMPRESSIONS WATERCOLOR BASICS: Have you struggled with water-coloring and just don’t know what to do??  Well, this is the perfect class for you!  With a few simple tips and tricks, Patsy will turn your frustration into pure FUN!!!  To sweeten the deal, a stamp set is INCLUDED!!  Bring your basic kit.  With Patsy on Thursday 10/18 from 10:30am-12:30pm.   $19
SIZZIX 661906 JOURNAL: Check it out … a Journal class with Cherri that gets finished in class on one day.  Students will learn to cut their own papers with the new Eileen Hull journal die.   The featured paper is Stamperia.  If you would like different Stamperia papers than the class sample for your journal, you can leave a message at the store, and Cherri will work with you directly.  This is a blank journal with a few embellishments on signature covers and is intended for your own thoughts.  A few poems are included for inspiration.  Students bring standard tool box PLUS small post-it-notes, UHU glue stick (required), ¼ & ½ inch Skor tape, white tacky glue with fine tip point, glue book (old magazine or catalogue), personal 12” paper trimmer, corner punch, piercing tool, and distress inks with blending tools – pumice stone and ground espresso.  There are only two inks pads to share, so please bring if you have.  You can substitute your favorite inks to go with the paper. With Cherri on Saturday, 10/20 from Noon-4pm (this one is already FULL, ask about a waiting list) OR on Thursday, 10/25 from Noon-4pm (this session is still OPEN!). $35 + paper

TO DOT OR NOT TO DOT CARDS:  Patsy learned this awesome and quite simple technique while attending Stampaway in Cincinnati this summer.  Bring your basic kit and a Stylus to class (or you can purchase one at the store that day).  With Patsy on Sunday, 10/21 from 12:30-2:30pm.  2/$10

ALCOHOL INK TECHNIQUES:  Do you want some of these but have never used them?  Or maybe don't use them enough?  Attend this class and learn some amazing effects that you can create! Bring your basic kit to class. With Patsy on Wednesday, 10/24 from 10:30-12:30.   $25

WINTER GREETINGS TAG BOOK:  You will build and embellish this lovely tag album!  Winter papers and great ideas are a terrific mix.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Sue R on Friday, 10/26 from 10:30am-1pm.  $25
STAMPERIA UNICORN CANVAS:  The focus of this canvas is the gorgeous Stamperia paper. There will be several choices of papers you can use. We will use pastes, paints and sprays to add that extra magic to your canvas. Bring your basic kit to class.  With Julia on Saturday, 10/27 from 11am-4pm.    $35 
 

THANKFUL SHADOW BOX:  Even though Thanksgiving is more than a month away this magnetic shadow box captures many of the elements to be thankful for.   It will be ready to hang on you wall just in time for the holiday. Patsy still has magnetic shadow boxes available at an additional cost if this is your first seasonal shadow box class. Bring your basic kit to class. With Marsha on Saturday, 10/27 from 12:30-4:30pm.  $20 (+ cost of shadowbox if needed)


CLASS POLICIES
***Classes start promptly at the time listed.  Please have your lovely buns in the seat and be ready to go!    Showing up late is very disruptive to the class that is already in progress.  Plan ahead for traffic or other things that might slow you down! 
If you are more than 10 minutes late, you may be asked to get into another class.  If you are more than 15 minutes late, you will forfeit your class fee. 
Classes must be paid for at the time of registration.  You are not considered registered unless a class is paid for which could affect your seat in those classes with student limits.  You may pay with cash, check or use a credit card with a $2 handling fee.  You may register over the phone and mail in a check or give us a credit card number. 
We also assume you're taking a class to enjoy a break for a few hours and learn some cool stuff without interruptions.  That said, we will now begin each class by asking you to turn off your cell phones or silence them during class.  This will enhance everyone's learnin' and enjoyment of the class at hand.
Thank you in advance for understanding.  If you have problems or questions about these policy updates, please see Patsy.