Monday, March 22, 2010

upcoming spring classes

~ Anyone can draw : the basics ~

Have you always wanted to learn to draw, but just don't know where to start? This is the course for you! We'll teach you the basic principals of drawing, through creative exercises designed to stimulate your imagination with hands-on explorations of materials, techniques and principals of design.
What are you waiting for? Get drawing!

Thursday evenings: April 1 -May 6
7:00 - 9:00 pm
class size is limited to 10
materials list will be sent at sign up

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~ Fairy Furniture! ~

The fairies and I will be teaching a furniture building workshop...
come and build a tiny chair or a bed
(or whatever else the fairies inspire you to!)
This three hour class is open to kids ages 7- 100,
and all materials are included.

Set your imagination free and watch it fly!

Saturday, April 10th
12-3 pm
(ages 7 - 100)
class size is limited to 10
all materials provided

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photo by Gordon Wiltsie, borrowed from these guys

~ Design Your Own Prayer Flags ~

In this three-hour class, we'll be learning a bit about the Tibetan custom of hanging colorful flags containing mantras and prayers to promote peace and other positive messages, which are carried on the wind and spread throughout the world.

We'll design and assemble our own interpretations of these flags
using stamps, paints, stencils and inks.
All materials are included, but feel free to bring personal stamps or paints to share with the class.
Bring also your good wishes and prayers and join us in promoting peace while enjoying meditative music,
sharing tea and creative energy.

Saturday, May 1st
1:00 - 4:00 pm
class size limited to 8

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To reserve a space, or for more information, contact Jane:

Monday, March 15, 2010

sunshine & fairy slippers

It's a sunny spring morning here at Camp Cactus, in the usually rainy Pacific Northwest...

These tiny little fairy slippers are made of real spring tulip petals and cedar tips.
They'll be in my etsy shop this afternoon!

Friday, March 12, 2010

another show!

Here's where I'll be tonight and tomorrow...The 20th Annual Buckman Art Show and Sell. It's a benefit for Buckman Elementary, an Arts Magnet School here in Portland. I'm proud to support art in our schools! Click here to see the details. Hope you can come!

Monday, March 1, 2010

fairy shoes

I have a show coming up this weekend, and I've been working my fingers to the bone making gowns and outfits for the fairy folk...scroll down to see a little preview...

These teeny shoes belong to a flower fairy named what else, but Lily...She's from Bolivia, and helps pollinate the gorgeous fields of flowers destined to be included in arrangements sent all over the world. (She loves to travel!)

Here's a gown designed for Princess Hydrangea, a lovely and enchanting flower fairy who delights in dancing in the meadow at sunset. Her soft slippers are embellished with dried beauty berries.
(click on the photos to see more detail)