Choose the event below you would like to register for, or click here to view the event calendar. Classes take place at My Heart's Fancy at 16534 North Penn Ave. Edmond, OK 73012.
Halloween Nightfall Book & Holder
Thursday, Oct 4 | 10:30 am OR 6:00 pm
This is the cutest "magazine file" box/photo book you have ever seen. Perfect for those photos you take of the kiddos on Trick or Treat night! The book is a simple elastic band book you'll make more than once.
COLORS OF FALL
Tuesday, Oct 9 | 10:30 am OR 6:00 pm
Fall is right around the corner. Leaves are falling and the colors are turning. Come create these cards inspired by the change of seasons.
Watercolor & Alphabet Workshops
Friday and Saturday, October 12-13
Joanne Sharpe: Artful Alphabets on the Road
Friday, October 12 | 9:30am to 1:30pm
Elevate your personal lettering style with the inspirations from Joanne's new book "Artful Alphabets.” Explore the 55 styles and techniques from the book as inspiration to create an illustrated storybook filled with a personal mantra and favorite quotes. Enjoy this artful challenge to choose, design and integrate the ideas into making a creative keepsake. Bring your copy of the book "Artful Alphabets" for Joanne to sign and receive an original artwork bookplate! Please let me know if you would like a copy of Joanne's "Artful Alphabets" book at the time of enrollment and I will order them to arrive for class.
NOTE: This live workshop contains ALL NEW CONTENT and is a compliment to Joanne's online class "Artful Alphabets".
Supplies Students need to bring:
favorite watercolor paints
#4 round watercolor brush
water brush (medium round)
10-12 colorful markers - Tombow or Copic recommended
black fine line marker pens (Pitt, Micron, etc)
Black Platinum Carbon Ink Pen (fine or extra fine)
Composition Book (wide or college ruled)
Pencil and eraser
Optional Kit may be available. Kit items will include Platinum Carbon Pen, Composition Book and #4 round watercolor brush. Price to be determined.
Joanne Sharpe: whimsical watercolor sketching: “paint things”
Friday, October 12 | 3pm to 7pm
Learn to capture the essence and realism of ordinary, simple objects in this comprehensive drawing and painting class in a new sketchbook. You'll master simple drawing methods to render vignettes and objects with great accuracy using pencil, marker, a permanent ink pen and watercolor paints. Ideas and techniques presented can be used in everyday sketching and learning practices or travel journaling. Experiment with drawing objects, page layouts, lettering and composition to fill your new book with beautifully illustrated renditions of you personal memories and life experiences. Joanne will bring her illustrated sketchbooks for inspiration. This is a skill that lasts a lifetime!
Supplies students need to bring:
New (if possible) 5.5"x8" sketchbook - Stillman & Birn BETA SERIES or Strathmore 500 series soft cover MIXED MEDIA suggested
Black Platinum Carbon Pen
Favorite Watercolor paints
water brush or #4 round watercolor brush
Pencil and eraser
Tombow Dual Brush marker - color #N75 & #992
A FAVORITE OBJCT to draw in class - Joanne suggests a ROSE ROCK for all her Okie friends
Optional Kit may be available. Items to be included in kit are Stillman & Birn sketchbook, Platinum Carbon Pen & Tombow dual brush markers. Price to be determined.
Joanne Sharpe: “the watercolor unicorn”- painting & lettering collage art
Saturday, October 13 | 9:30am to 4:30pm with a one hour lunch break
Are you super intrigued with whimsical watercolor painting, but still petrified? This medium can be really tricky, but fear not! We won't be painting actual unicorns, but join us to play with your paints and master the elusive temperament of watercolor and capture that mysterious "Watercolor Unicorn" with Joanne's magical process. We have the recipe for success with 10 (TEN!) foolproof watercolor techniques for painting piles of simple imagery, lettering and illustrations (like Joanne's flowers, birds, butterflies, backgrounds, nature, etc.) to use in colorful collage wall art, bookmaking, cards and journaling. We'll even draw and paint lettering, so you can take home a chunky, embellished handmade book filled with watercolors and words. The "Watercolor Unicorn" has landed!
Supplies students need to bring:
Your best watercolor paints - suggested brands are Prima Confections and Gansi by Kuretake
Watercolor brushes - ROUNDS #4, #8 & #14
Tim Holtz detailer water brush
small sharp scissors to cutting details on heavy papers (Cutterbee, Tonic)
Black fine tip waterproof pens by Micron, Pitt or the Platinum Carbon Pen
Pencil and eraser
PVA Bookbinding glue
Pad (or 5 sheets) of 9"x12" 90 lb watercolor paper by Strathmore
Optional Kit may be available. Kit will include all 3 watercolor brushes, Tim Holtz detailer waterbrush, Micron or Pitt fine tip waterproof pens & 5 sheets of watercolor paper. Price to be determined.
Creative Play Book
Thursday, October 18 | 10:30am OR 6:00pm
Distress Oxides, paints, stencils and stamps! Oh My! You'll make your own paper and then create this cute book to use as a journal for art or thoughts. So fun and so easy!
Saturday, October 20 | 10:00 am- 4:00 pm- Come & Go; 10:00 am- 3:30 pm- FREE Make 'n Take
You are invited to preview November's class schedule and make a FREE Make 'n Take. Bring a friend and have twice as much fun!
Thursday, October 25 | 10:30am OR 6:00pm
Make these beautiful Christmas cards from a wonderful new line of stamps that have a delicate vintage look. You'll use a variety of papers, inks, techniques, dies and some shimmer and glimmer to make these cards.
october art journal saturday
Saturday, October 27 | 10:00am OR 2:00pm
$15 materials fee
Art journaling without fear or judgement! The perfect place to learn to spread your wings and take art to the level you've always wanted. Lisa or I create an art journal page or spread and guide you through the creation of your very own version. Join us! All you need is an art journal and a few extra supplies. We supply the rest!
ADDITIONAL CLASS DETAILS
Class Fees: Class and workshop fees are due at the time of enrollment. Lisa accepts cash, checks and PayPal. Guest Artist fees can be paid by cash, check, credit card or PayPal to My Heart's Fancy
Basic Supply Kit: All students are required to bring a kit of basic paper crafting tools for Lisa's classes. Guest Artist students will be required to bring a basic kit of paper crafting and/or art supplies. Additional supplies are sometimes required and those supplies are generally listed with the workshop descriptions.
As always, if you ever have a question about classes or workshops, don't hesitate to call or come by. We have a printed list of basic supply kit items here at the store if you are uncertain of what you should include.