Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Donna Downey UPDATE!

We are thrilled to announce that Donna Downey is coming back to Scrapdoodles the weekend of September 3rd, 4th & 5th! She has all new workshops for us!

Donna's weekend with us includes her amazing classes, book signing, an opportunity to buy exclusive product and an inspiring weekend with one of the industries most talented artists!

To register, payment must be made in full.*

Here is the hotel information for those of you who want to stay locally:

Fredericksburg Hospitality House
2801 Plank Rd.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Rate: $85.00 Single or Double
Code: Scrapdoodles
The rate expires August 20

Registration is OPEN!

Here is her itinerary:

Friday, September 3rd
~ 6pm-9pm Inspiration Journal Creating a Visual Diary NEW! ~ wait list only

Saturday, September 4th
~ 9am-Noon Life's Artistry NEW!
~ 1pm-4pm Pressed for Success
~ 6:30pm-9:30pm Simply Irresistable NEW!

Sunday, September 5th
~ 9:30am-11am Elegant Garden

Please see below for class descriptions with project pictures, pricing and links to Donna's website including a detailed list of student supplies needed.

*Due to the limited amount of class space and high demand there will be no refunds after August 3, 2010.

Inspiration Journal Creating a Visual Diary NEW!
mixed media/art journaling : workshop duration 3 hours

A hands on exploration of your inner artist as we work together creating your visual legacy. The inspiration journal has become the hallmark of my creative play and growth as an artist. This workshop promises to challenge you to look at yourself as a creative soul and will encourage artistic growth with each page you complete. Workshop includes a handmade inspiration journal (journal colors will be varied).

techniques include: painted backgrounds, "drippage", use of different mediums, image transfer, building in layers, dementional effects, and journaling techniques

For student supplies:
Friday 6pm-9pm
Class Fee $65
Life's Artistry New!

mixed media scrapbook: workshop duration 3 hours

In this workshop you will learn techniques and tips for creating an eight page 8 x 10 mixed media scrapbook. The book is comprised of multi-surface and textured pages that may surprise you. The use of color, fabrics, papers, moments captured and artistic style art journaling make it unique and truly individualized to each student.

For student supplies:
Saturday, 9am-Noon
Class Fee: $80
Pressed for Success

6 x 6" vinyl and canvas album : workshop duration 3 hours

Take the next step in fabric scrapbooking and create an album that blends transparencies with fabric pages that pop with texture and dimension as we work with my new line of iron-on designs, quilted sentiments and shapes.Learn techniques for applying concepts to both fabric and paper as well as distressing canvas using inks and watercolors.

Visit for student supplies. 

Saturday, 1pm-4pm
Class Fee $75

Simply Irresistible New
Workshop in resist techniques: workshop duration 3 hours

Robert Palmer said it best, but beyond the dancing girls in the background and the 1980's reference, this class is all about RESIST techniques! You will learn and design a sampler style visual handbook as you create and experiment with 10 distinctly different resist techniques, using paints, wax, inks, glues, matte medium, crackles and UTEE. Learn how and when to use the products you already have in your scrap supplies at home to create additional layers of dimension and texture to your scrapbooking, cardmaking, and artistic style. Using your newly created sampler handbook as your guide, the class culminates with the creation of a one of a kind and unique art piece that you create applying the techniques learned in the workshop.

Saturday, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Class Fee $65
Elegant Garden
12 x 12 mixed-media fabric page

Learn the basics of color washing with watercolors, create fabric flowers and dimensional layering techniques as you learn to transform literally a blank canvas into a unique mixed media scrapbooking layout that will showcase your heartfelt sentiments, and the creativity of your artist within.

for student supplies.

Sunday, 9:30am-11am
Class Fee $40

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