Joanne Sharpe’s Whimsical Art & Lettering

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Joanne Sharpe’s Whimsical Art & Lettering

  • Joanne Sharpe

    Instructor

    Joanne Sharpe
    Best-selling author and international art instructor JoAnne Sharpe invites students to embrace the art of journaling and lettering as they explore their inner selves during three days of workshops. Her book The Art of Whimsical Lettering was named the Amazon Editor’s Pick for the Best Craft Book of 2014.
  • The Artful Hearts Painted Journal
    September 21, 2018
    10:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Whimsical Watercoloring
    September 22, 2018
    9:00 am - 2:30 pm
  • Find Your Style, Find Your Font
    September 22, 2018
    3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • It's a Doodle Life
    September 23, 2018
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Description

Joanne has a weekend of Whimsical fun in store for you with four (4) classes! Class sizes: Minimum 12; Maximum 24. No experience necessary. Minimum age to participate: 16

The Artful Hearts Painted Journal
September 21, 2018 | 10 am – 4:30 pm

whimsical lettering joanne sharpePrice: $129  Lunch, drinks & snacks included

Create a painted and sculpted, shaped and hand-lettered whimsical journal. Embrace your carefree, adventurous inner art girl to create perfectly imperfect mixed media art. Loosen up and let your creativity roar on paper, to construct a luscious, 16-page art journal, exploring assorted paints, brushwork, collage, drawing textures and lettering. This invigorating artful play class will have you making art and releasing all your grownup art-making fears and inhibitions.

Students should bring:

  • gel medium matte
  • white gesso
  • 4-5 acrylic paints in your favorite colors
  • paintbrushes for acrylic paint (1″ flat, #6 and #10 rounds)
  • fine and/or medium point white acrylic paint pen (Sharpie Poster Paint water based),
  • Uniball white gel pen
  • glue stick
  • baby wipes
  • scissors
  • craft mat
  • heat tool

We will have all of the above items in stock, as wellIf you would like to have any supplies waiting for you, please zip Kristin an email.


Whimsical Watercoloring
September 22, 2018 | 9 am – 2:30 pm

whimsical weekend joanne sharpePrice:$109 Lunch, drinks, snacks are included

Joanne shows us fun, colorful, simple watercolor and lettering techniques to create colorful imagery for daily art journaling and card making. Practice ideas and techniques in a watercolor sketchbook, and go home with an illustrated inspirational accordion book. Apply the ideas in this workshop to document your everyday life as well as making art to share with others in your cardmaking and scrapbooking. Learn 10 painted layouts, lettering and design concepts using watercolor and line work with simple imagery.

Students should bring:

  • a small watercolor sketchbook (approx.. 5” x 8”)
  • your favorite watercolor paints (such as Prima pan set or Pelikan Paints)
  • water brush
  • fine tip black waterproof pens (like Micron or Zig)
  • Uniball white gel pen
  • 2-3 rolls of washi tape
  • small water spray mister
  • pencil and eraser
  • small paint rag

We will have all of the above items in stock, as wellIf you would like to have any supplies waiting for you, please zip Kristin an email.


Find Your Style, Find Your Font
September 22, 2018 | 3 pm – 7 pm

whimsical weekend joanne sharpePrice:$79 drinks & snacks included

Joanne’s famous lettering mantra is “use your own handwriting” to make stylized lettering. In this supercharged class, learn FIVE new design and drawing techniques to easily transform your own cursive and printing into a signature font that is unique to you. Use lettering grids, pens and watercolors to try your hand at new looks. Letter your favorite words, sayings or scripture verse on 8 small watercolor cards that are ready to display.

Students should bring:

  • graph paper (in a pad or composition book)
  • pencil & eraser
  • black waterproof fine line pens (such as Microns or Uniball)
  • your favorite colorful markers (such as Tombow and Copic)
  • small watercolor pan set (like Prima or Pelikan Paints)
  • waterbrush

We will have all of the above items in stock, as wellIf you would like to have any supplies waiting for you, please zip Kristin an email.


“It’s a Doodle Life” Journal Art
September 23, 2018 | 9 am – 1 pm

whimsical weekend joanne sharpePrice:$79 drinks & snacks included

Explore organic, loose, free-form meditative doodling, inspirational lettering, and whimsical drawings. If you think you “can’t draw” this is the class where you will soar! We’ll make an elaborate 3” x 6” 15-page, embellished handmade journal book stuffed with colorful art and lettering treasures. You’ll learn some of Joanne’s creative secrets and go home with a brand new super-charged artful attitude!

Students should bring:

  • colored pencils
  • pencil & eraser
  • black waterproof fine line pens (such as Microns or Uniball)
  • your favorite colorful markers (such as Tombow and Copic)
  • small watercolor pan set (like Prima or Pelikan Paints)
  • waterbrush

We will have all of the above items in stock, as wellIf you would like to have any supplies waiting for you, please zip Kristin an email.


If all four (4) classes appeal to you, register for the Discounted Weekend Rate of $359 and save! If you are taking all four (4) classes you have the option of paying a $99 Deposit which holds your spot and allows you to pay over time. (Please note that your $99 deposit is nonrefundable but is applied to your registration.) Your balance of $260 is due before August 1 and payments can be made on this page via PayPal or Credit Card. Before registering for classes, please familiarize yourself with our Cancellation Policies.

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