Posts Tagged ‘Create Retreat’

Magical Metal Altars at Create

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Thursday I taught Magical Metal Altars to a full class with 20 students. This is a new class, kind of a larger modified version of the popular Fiesta Ornaments. What fun this was! I gave the students a wide range of options to create their altar; from using a template with everything predesigned by me […]


Painting Fabric Class at the Create Retreat

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The Create retreat got off to a wonderful start on Wednesday. My first class had 8 students, it’s such a pleasure to have a class that small on occasion, teaching 25 (my usual number for festival) can be challenging, because I always like to give everyone individual attention along with the class demos. These gals […]


Tea & Ephemera, round 2: Sunday morning

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Sunday morning I think all of us were tired and happy, glad that we had such a wonderful opportunity to spend this time together making art and friends. Knowing that these were our last few hours were a little bittersweet. Preparing fabric for everyone to use before hand really helped the class be more relaxed […]


Student show and tell

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Saturday night there was a student show and tell for people to display the projects they worked on during the week. This was a great opportunity for all of us to see the different things that were being made in the other classes. I thnk we were all sharing a feeling of great success.


An Ornamental Fiesta

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At Create I got to teach one of my favorite classes making Fiesta ornaments. I saw several mother daughter teams at Create, what a fabulous time they always seemed to have together. You know why this woman has such a huge grin? She had never painted before, aren’t her ornaments fantastic? I love having teachers […]


Create Artist Fair

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The Artist Fair at Create was pretty amazing, much bigger than I thought it would be with artists selling there wares and lots of mixed media booths loaded with ephemera and bits and pieces of rusty things, game pieces, little bottles and fibers. It was so crowded in the beginning it was hard to see […]


Tea & Ephemera

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In the evening I taught Tea & Ephemera, this was a new class for me, so there are always so many things I learn the first time through. I had originally proposed it as a 6 hour class but gave the option of a 3 hour class and that is what got picked. Well, there […]


Create Teacher reception

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Pokey and Jenn threw a lovely teacher reception for all the teachers at Create in the late afternoon. Pokey, Beryl Taylor, Natalya Aikens Jenn Mason, Leslie Jennisen, Julie Fei-Fan Balzer Jeannie Moore, Jane Davila, Leighanna Light, Natalya Thanks Pokey and Jenn!


Create: Interweave’s new retreat is a total success!

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The turn out for classes has been great, from what I have heard it exceeded Interweave’s expectations. I have heard they are definitely doing it again next year, time and location is yet to be determined. So if you didn’t make it this year, get ready for next year, you won’t want to miss it! […]


Create Retreat $15 Class Discount!

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The Create retreat is just a few weeks away. There are still spaces in several classes and you can now get a $15 discount off the price if you sign up for a class now. Also, if you are unable to use the discount you can gift your discount to a friend. Just have your […]


Tutorial Tsunami day 4 the wave hits shore

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A tutorial for printing on tea bags I have a large bowl that sits on my counter that I toss my tea bags in after I use them. When it gets to the point where it is overflowing, kind of like now, I tear each one open and dump out the tea. Then I flatten […]


I have 2 New Workshops at Create!

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It looks like  Create is really taking off and classes are filling up. My workshop Tea and Ephemera filled last week and as a result of its popularity, another Tea & Ephemera class has been added on Thursday night! Tea & Ephemera Your mixed media cup will runneth over when you join me Thursday evening […]