Wednesday, March 25, 2015

spring is here.... time to make some art! (and jewelry)

hello!
i'm excited to let you know about a few fun things coming up over the next few months.... 

i will be teaching again at random arts in saluda nc, april 18-19. we will make a plaster covered art journal and fill the pages with some fun art journaling/ collage techniques.  this class is for all levels.  random arts is located in a beautiful mountain town close to hendersonville and asheville. it's a sweet little spot in the heart of saluda, where we will have fun in the studio, and you can shop for your art supplies and really cool clothes and vintage finds.... jane has it all!!!   please join us if you can!  you can register by calling jane (828-749-1165)..... or by emailing her (randomarts@charter.net).


plaster covered art journal


adding texture to your journal....

filling the pages with your own stories and ideas using learned techniques.....








just a little sampling of what will be happening in the studio there. the book is made using a combination of components and hand stitching with a simple coptic stitch binding.  hope you will join us!

more news......

ALSO!!.......... i'm happy to announce that my friend NINA BAGLEY, will be returning to wilmington, nc to my studio to teach a workshop on may 2-3.  you will find all of the details here!
we will have lots of fun with nina here in my studio! 
you can read more about my studio HERE..... 
hope you will join us for this fun workshop.... it's already starting to fill up, so sign up now if you are interested!

AND as if that weren't enough, i hope you will stay tuned, as i have a couple of awesome artists who i'm ironing out details with and will let you know soon of even more fun workshops to attend!  

i will teach a week long art journal/ collage class in june 8-12 at the cameron art museum.
we will go over lots of different journaling , collage, mixed media and painting techniques to personalize your art journal.  info. on this class can be found here. (scroll down to june 8-12)

and here's a little peek at my recent trip to NYC.... a city that i just love and took my youngest daughter for her 16th birthday.  she will attend the NY film academy summer program in july, so we went to check that out and also take in a broadway show and ending up seeing SO SO much on our visit.  :)

the beautiful view from the top of the empire state building

a little lunch on the stairs of the metropolitan museum of art :)

freedom tower in the distance...


a beautiful tribute to john lennon... yoko ono donated 1 million dollars to this installment.



this is the view from the lounge at the NY film academy.... 

we are looking forward to going back in july !

please contact me if you have any interest or questions about upcoming workshops...
kim@bigstronggirldesigns.com

be love~

LOVE is what we all need :)

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