Stuff that is Happening at The Scrapyard in Calgary

January & February 2015

 7Dot Layout - January 2015

MONTHLY LAYOUT
The layout shown is the inspiration for this months’ layout. It is paper from 7 Dot Studios with embellishments of lace, flowers, book paper and burlap.
When: Wed., Jan 28/15 @ 6:00 PM
Instructor: Lori

 

Tim Holtz Tag - January 2015 

MONTHLY AWESOME

This months project is inspired by Finnabair. It is the backside of an 8×10 canvas adorned with mixed media products, metal embellishments, lace and a small calendar inset.
NOTE: The cost of this class will be $50/member.

When: Fri., Jan 30 @ 6:00 PM
Instructor: Lori

 

Finnabair Project - January 2015

TIM HOLTZ MONTHLY TAG

This tag introduces a few techniques like splatter, paint vs stain and water, glittering, shadowing and a bit of metal ephemera.

*Must Pre-register.

When: Sat., Jan 31 @ 1:00 PM
Instructor: Lori

Ranger Products Birthday Card Class

BIRTHDAY CARD CLASS

You will make 3 variations of this cards in the class using dies, glitter, inks, stencils and other Ranger Products.

When: Wed., Feb 4 @ 6:00 PM
Instructor: Lori

 

WHAT TO LOOK FORWARD TO:

Some classes that we will be offering in the next few months are:
-Metals and mediums canvas
-Julie Nutting doll banner
-CREATE wooden letters
-Hemptique natural fibers project
-Craft room storage unit
-Tim Holtz Flip Frame Mini Album
-Tim Holtz Clip Carousel project

If you have a WISH LIST for any of the new Tim Holtz/Ranger products that will be arriving over the next few months, you can email it to the store and we will make sure that you get it as soon as it arrives.

 


Previous Classes

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MONTHLY LAYOUT

The inspiration for the December layout will be from the layout shown.

When: Tues, Dec 30 @ 6:00 PM
Instructor: Lori

 

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TIM HOLTZ MONTHLY TAG

This tag showcases winter dies, embossing folders, glitter, script and block text.
When: Sat., Jan 3 @ 1:00 PM
Instructor: Lori

 

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ART JOURNAL
We are taking registration for the 2015 Art Journal Class.
If you want to learn some Shabby Chic techniques on a smaller scale, this is the class for you! It will be held once a month starting in JANUARY 2015.

 

oct-she

“SHE” Art Canvas – Mixed Media Christy Tomlinson is the mixed media artist who started the “SHE” art phenomenon. The “faceless” girl is her signature. This is a perfect concept because most people struggle with painting faces. You will learn her style while creating a 6×12 canvas.

 

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MONTHLY AWESOME This project is based on a Graphic 45 project that they did for Halloween. It is a super cute large tag mini album with a flip book inside.

 

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“AUTUMN CANVAS” – Mixed Media The canvas is 8×16 and features pumpkins and a raven vertically placed. The picture is a sampling of one of the pumpkins.This is the 4th canvas in a series of 4.

 

Shabby Chic Shabby Chic

SHABBY CHIC 9 – 12″x12″ layout format

Shabby Chic” (pronounced Sheek) by definition is: showing signs of wear and tear but with class and style.

Lynn Thune, the instructor, has been perfecting this style of scrapbooking for 18 years or more – before it was even popular! Many unusual items are re-purposed and affixed to the layouts (chenille bedspread material, packing material, corrugated cardboard etc…) You will be introduced to many different techniques during the 20 layout sessions – photo transfers, gel transfers, mixed media, stencils, transparencies, photo strips etc…

The 9th Shabby Chic class starts the week of September 8. YEAH!!!! It has gained in popularity over the past 5 years. In this round of classes you will be doing 20 layouts (1 per week) over a 5 month period – we take a hiatus at Christmas for 2 weeks and 1 week off in September. After all of the layouts (12”x12”) are complete, there will be another class where you build the hardcover album in which your layouts will be showcased.

The classes are $26/layout for members. NOTE: It is required that you are always paid-up for ONE layout in advance. If you will be absent for more than 2 layouts, we would request that you pay for the weeks you will miss so we can make up a kit for you. It’s easy to phone in a credit card number to keep you current.

The same class is offered at 3 different times per week.

Canvas "She"

“SHE” Art Canvas – Mixed Media Christy Tomlinson is the mixed media artist who started the “SHE” art phenomenon. The “faceless” girl is her signature. This is a perfect concept because most people struggle with painting faces. You will learn her style while creating a 6×12 canvas. You will be doing a canvas similar to the one pictured.

 

Summer Canvas

“SUMMER CANVAS” – Mixed Media The canvas is 9×12 and features an artistic coneflower. The project will be similar to the one pictured. This is the 3rd canvas in a series of 4.

 

September Layout

MONTHLY LAYOUT The layouts for this class are inspired from a few layouts in the French magazine “entreARTistes”. One is by Muriel Aujean and the other is by Stephanie Grenouillat.

 

Monthly Awesome

MONTHLY AWESOME This project is from Graphic 45 “Come Away With Me” collection. It is an ATC sized box with tags inside. We decorate the outside like a little chest and tags inside are all decked out.

 

Canvas Tote CANVAS TOTE (17″x14″x4″) Decorate this large canvas tote with vintage lace, handmade fabric flowers, stencils, sprays, paints and ephemera.

 

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ALTERED SUITCASE I have 5 various smaller-sized vintage suitcases to alter with chalk paint and decoupage. We will do the inside and the outside.

 

Monthly Layout

MONTHLY LAYOUT AUGUST They will be layouts inspired by Paula Cheney, formerly of 7 Gypsies.

 

Monthly Awesome

MONTHLY AWESOME Inspired by Tim Holtz, this is a ruler edged mini book with lots of trinkets.

holtz-tag

TIM HOLTZ MONTHLY TAG

 

ALTERED CLIPBOARD (6"x9")

ALTERED CLIPBOARD (6″x9″) Lots of fun ephemera and techniques make up this fabulous project. DESIGNER: Susan Tutt

 

5th ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CARD FRENZY (5 designs x 6 = 30 cards)
5th ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CARD FRENZY
5 designs x 6 = 30 cards
INSTRUCTOR: Lori Wilson-Bunda

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