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Printmaking with Veggies April 16, 2pm-5-pm
Join me at Friends Life Community for a fun workshop exploring a unique and experimental printmaking technique! Participants will transform vegetables into stamps for printing one-of-a-kind designs on cotton napkins. Imagine the infinite possibilities for stamping celery, bell peppers, carrots, and more! Participants can expect to take home a set of 4 printed, cotton napkins, and the knowledge to repeat this delightful process at home. All supplies are included.
*This is an inclusive workshop open to adults 18+ with and without disabilities. Register Here
Introduction to SoulCollage® May 4 &11, Art & Soul, Nashville, TN
Through a playful creative process, make your own cards that have the potential to connect you to self-discovery and provide personal guidance. Trained SoulCollage® facilitator Lesley Patterson-Marx will guide you in this expressive collage art practice wherein images and glue are transformed into your own deck of 5”x8” cards infused with personal meaning that can help you navigate life’s questions. You don’t have to be an artist to make these wonderful cards in this introduction to a process that is both powerful and a lot of fun.Register Here
Buttonhole Stitch Books Saturday, April 30, 1pm-4pm, Fort Houston, Nashville, TN
Join me for a fun afternoon, learning to make your own hand bound journal! You will learn a style of binding called the “buttonhole stitch”, a structure that is easy to learn for beginners, while still being enjoyable for those with previous book arts experience. These durable soft cover books can be completed in an evening and have many possibilities for color combinations from the assortment of beautiful papers that will be provided. Register Here
SoulCollage® Guided Studio (3 separate classes, some experience with SoulCollage® required ) April 20, and May 18, Art & Soul, Nashville, TN
You’ve experienced the playful creative process of making your own cards for self-discovery and personal guidance. Now dive deeper into your SoulCollage® practice with trained SoulCollage® facilitator Lesley Patterson-Marx. Lesley will guide you into new card-making themes and learning topics based on the process at each guided studio as you make and share your cards in a supportive community. Register Here
Marbling in May May 13, and 14, Art & Soul, Nashville, TN
Looking to try a colorful, easy-to-learn, experimental, organic (and almost magic-like) art form? Join me for an introduction to Paper Marbling! In this ancient and popular process, pigment is floated on top of a water & cellulose mix, then printed onto paper surfaces. The oohs and aahhs and wide-mouthed gasps you’ll hear upon pulling each print are rivaled only by those at firework shows! Register Here
Cloth Collage and Collecting: Making Books with Paper and Fabric October 16-22, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN
Learn several different book structures that use hand and machine sewn fabric, paper, collage, and your personal collections in delightful and unexpected ways.Register Here