Wednesday, September 19, 2018

October Class Schedule


October 2018
Class Schedule

Can you believe September is already more than half over????  I know!  That being said, Lisa has a fabulous class schedule for you in October.  We also have a Halloween/Fall art swap AND JOANNE SHARPE will be here!!!  Yay!  We have a lot going on, right??

'Nuf said!  On to the October class schedule!

Wicked Tombstone
Saturday, September 29
10:30 am to 1:30 pm
$45


Part 1 of a 2 part series (you don't have to take both...hee hee.... but you'll want to), Lisa has taken the Tim Holtz Tombstone Tag and created the best Halloween decoration ever! She'll be teaching a new technique for the background and you'll have a blast working on this project.

Haunted Houses
Saturday, September 29
3 pm to 5:30 pm
$35


Part 2 of the 2 part series (no, you don't have to take part 1!).  Create these 2 adorable haunted houses and display them with your Wicked Tombstone if you took Part 1 of the 2 part series.  So cute and so fun!

Halloween Nightfall Book & Holder
Thursday, Oct 4
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$35


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 pm
$25


Fall is right around the corner.  Leaves are falling and the colors are turning.  Come create these cards inspired by the change of seasons. 

Joanne Sharpe Workshops
Friday and Saturday, October 12-13


Our good friend Joanne Sharpe is a regular guest artist.  She loves her Okie peeps and to be truthful, it just wouldn't be a year without a workshop by her!  She'll be teaching 3 wonderful workshops and you can find details in the previous blog post Joanne Sharpe Workshops


Creative Play Book
Thursday, Oct 18
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$30


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!

Demo Day
Saturday, Oct 20
10 am to 4 pm - Come and Go
10 am to 3:30 - 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!

Vintage Christmas
Thursday, Oct 25
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$25


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.

Art Journal Saturday
Saturday, Oct 27
10 am OR 2 pm
$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!

Class and Workshop 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.

I hope you will be able to join us for one of Lisa's classes or one of our Guest Artist Workshops.  See you soon and remember to .....

"Let the Art Out of Your Heart and Create Every Day"





Friday, September 14, 2018

Joanne Sharpe Workshops

Joanne Sharpe
Watercolor & Alphabet
Workshops

October 12 & 13


I am so excited to announce that Joanne's October workshops are now open for enrollment!  Joanne has been coming to My Heart's Fancy since 2013 to teach her specialty whimsical lettering classes.  Joanne's has a fascination for all things watercolor and now she brings her watercolor made simple classes to us!


"Artful Alphabets on the Road"
Friday, October 12
9:30 am to 1:30 pm
$70


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.

NOTEThis 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)
  • Glue stick
  • Pencil and eraser
  • Washi tape
Optional Kit may be available. Kit items will include Platinum Carbon Pen, Composition Book and #4 round watercolor brush.  Price to be determined.

Whimsical Watercolor Sketching: "Paint Things"
Friday, October 12
3 pm to 7 pm
$70


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 compostion to fill yoru 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.

"The Watercolor Unicorn" 
Painting and Lettering Collage Art
Saturday, October 13
9:30 am to 4:30 pm with 1 hour lunch break
$85


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 paitns and master the elusive termperament 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 jorunaling.  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 waterbrush
  • 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.

ALL SUPPLIES REQUIRED WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE IN THE STORE prior to the workshops. Many of these items are normally in stock most of the time.   If you want any of the optional kits, please let me know and I will get a price for you as soon as possible. 


ENROLLMENT IS NOW OPEN!  Enroll by phone, email or in person please.

Class Fees are due at the time of enrollment.  There are 4 ways to pay: Cash, check, credit card or Paypal. 

I am excited about these classes.  Joanne has great ways of teaching everything she does and you'll really come away feeling empowered to use your watercolors for so many things!




Tuesday, August 21, 2018

September 2018

Class Schedule 
for 
September

We had a blast on Demo Day....  This Make 'n Take Halloween card was a big hit and didn't take very long so there was rarely any waiting.  Little to no waiting happens every once in a while!  


Dies from Impression Obsession.  Liquid Watercolor by Hero Arts.  

Lisa's class schedule for September is filled with Halloween, Christmas and everyday cards and a really cute Halloween canvas using the paper created in the August 30th Master Page Create class.  We also have Jodi Ohl the first weekend and there are still openings in each class.  Don't be shy.  She is such a fun teacher.

So here ya go!  The Class Schedule!  Taa Daa!

Halloween Cats Canvas
Tuesday, September 4
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$30 ($35 with Lisa's paper)


You'll use your (or Lisa's) Master Page Create paper from the class on August 30th for the background of this fun canvas featuring cats.  It'll be a fun Halloween decoration for you or a gift for the friend of your choice (maybe you'll want to make more????).

Jodi Ohl Workshops
September 7-9


Openings in each class
Visit this blog post for details:  Jodi Ohl Workshops

"Happy" Halloween Cards
Thursday September 13
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$25


Awesome collection of Halloween cards.  So fun and such fun to make. You'll use stamps from Obsession Obsession, Oxide ink pads by Tim Holtz and Clean Color markers.  Promise you'll be laughing while you make these cards!

Demo Day
September 15
10 am to 4 pm
Come and Go


It's always fun and it's FREE!  We have a FREE Make 'n Take and the schedule for October will be revealed.  Join us for all the fun.  Grab a friend or two.  It's more always more fun with your besties.....

Die Cut Christmas Cards
Thursday, September 20
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$30


Hero has released a wonderful group of dies for Christmas and it's never too early to start on your Christmas cards.  Lisa has picked some of her favorites to create this wonderful class.  You'll use a variety of techniques and supplies to fancy them up.  

Art Journal Saturday
Saturday, September 22
10 am OR 2 pm
$15 materials fee


This class is perfect if you want to art journal but don't know where to start.  Lisa and I alternate teaching this fun day.  We create an art journal page and guide you into creating your very own version.  This is a "you can't make a mistake" class of experimentation.  I promise it will set you free to create wonderful art in the future!

Hero Liquid Watercolor Play
Thursday, September 27
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$25


These stunning cards will be a delight to create.  Lisa has been playing with watercolors for a while now and is enjoying the process so much she is bringing it to you.  You'll be using Hero Art's newest art product - Liquid Watercolor to color the beautiful stamps from Studio Light.  You will learn to let this watercolor flow to create beautiful backgrounds and learn how to control it to color inside the lines as well.

Coming in October
Joanne Sharpe Watercolor Classes
information available next week

Class and Workshop 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 available here at the store if you are uncertain of what you should include.  All supplies asked for are available here at My Heart's Fancy.

I hope you'll be able to join us for one of Lisa's classes or one of our Guest Artist Workshops.  See you soon and remember to........

"Let the Art Out of Your Heart and Create Every Day!"






Tuesday, July 24, 2018

August 2018


August Class Schedule

Ready or not August is on it's way and Lisa's class schedule for August was revealed Saturday on Demo Day.  She also created a fabulous Make 'n Take that was a tease of her August 9th Gelli Print Fun Cards Class.  Don't you think this is a fun card?  



We used a 2 inch gel press gel plate, Dina Wakley paint, various stencils and a wonderful Penny Black stamp set.... How much fun it will be to take Lisa's Gelli Print Fun Cards class to learn even more ways to use a gel print plate to make even more cards!

And now..... drumroll please!  The August class schedule!

Cheerful & Bright Cards
Thursday, August 2
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$25


What do you get when you mix Distress Oxides, Water & Scribble Sticks?  You get bright and cheerful cards.  Learn new techniques using the Oxide Pads and Scribble Sticks.  Stamps from Art by Marlene complete the picture!

Gelli Print Fun Cards
Thursday, August 9
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$30


Remember that Make 'n Take tease from Demo Day?  Well here is the full class.  Fun cards made with a variety of gel plates.  You'll have more fun than a barrel of monkeys when you come for this class.

ART JOURNAL SATURDAY
Guest Artist - Samantha Carlton
Saturday, August 11
$25


Samantha returns to teach another of her art journal pages using a variety of Ranger and Dina Wakley products.  Samantha has been featured several times on the Ranger blog.  Come let her guide you into the creation of your very own version of her art journal page.

Burlap Creative Collage
Thursday, August 16
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$30


Use your imagination with lots of fun Tim Holtz Idea-ology products.  No two will be the same as you will have lots of choices for embellishments, colors and placement.  Can't wait to see what you do!

DEMO DAY
Saturday, August 18
10 am to 4 pm
FREE Make 'n Take - 10 am to 3:30 pm
Come and Go


We always have a great time on Demo Day visiting with friends and making new friends.  Lisa's September class schedule will be revealed and you can start enrolling.  We usually have new products for you to browse.  Grab a friend and share the fun!

Technique Tag Book
Thursday, August 23
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$30


So many new products - so many new techniques.  Here's the next installment to the many other technique tag classes Lisa has taught.  You'll learn at least 10 new techniques using many of the new products that have come out in the last couple of years.

MASTER PAGE CREATE - HALLOWEEN
Thursday, August 30th
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$35



Come create your Master Page for Halloween!  This is fun and artsy and there is no end to the creative things you can do with your art paper.  Lisa will have a creative class in September using the paper made in this class.  No experience needed....just a willingness to play joyfully with paint, stamps, stencils and more.

COMING IN SEPTEMBER

Jodi Ohl Workshops
September 7 - 9



Jodi returns to teach 3 mini versions of her most popular online classes - Whimsical Creatures, Happy Shacks & Whimsical Notecards.  I promise you'll be amazed at what you can do in these wonderful workshops.  You can find details here..... Jodi Ohl Workshops.  

COMING IN OCTOBER

Joanne Sharpe Workshops
October 12-13

Details to come

Class Details - The Fine Print!

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 available here at the store if you are uncertain of what you should include.

I hope you will be able to join us for one of Lisa's classes or one of our Guest Artist Workshops.  See you soon and remember to .....

"Let the Art Out of Your Heart and Create Every Day!"


Friday, July 20, 2018

Guest Artist Jodi Ohl

Jodi Ohl Workshops
September 7-9


Are you ready for some whimsical fun with a touch of abstract thrown in?! Spend the weekend with mixed media artist, author and instructor, Jodi Ohl as she takes you on a journey that will definitely get those creative juices flowing! 

Sign up for one or both of these fun classes


Whimsical Creatures
Friday, September 7
10 am to 5 pm
$145



Let go and let your characters come to life in a miniture form!  

Working in 3 small format wood substrates, we will create a fun cast of characters to include birds, fish, or owls.  

Students will be guided from start to finish on how to design, paint and embellish their creatures using acrylic paints, lots of contemporary layering effects, and an assortment of mixed media tools.  Students will also receive tips on drawing, color choices, creating patterns and variety in their work as well, working collections.

This class is one of Jodi's most popular courses, come join the fun!

Great for all skill levels, ages 16 and up!

Supplies student will need to bring for this class:  Assorted acrylic paint brushes, paint palette, water cup and apron.

Happy Shacks
Saturday, September 8
10 am to 5 pm
$150


If you have heard about Jodi Ohl's Zen Houses, now we are offering a special 1 day version of the workshop titled, "Happy Shacks"!

Whimsical, colorful, fun, and full of personality, students will be guided through an action-packed day of learning how to work with specialty paints on a unique surface to create these happy little abodes!  No drawing experience?  No worries!  We will go over a variety of basic techniques to get you up and running in no time.  Each student will create their own collection of Happy Shacks with author, instructor and full-time artist, Jodi Ohl!

Supplies students need to bring for this class:  a few assorted sizes of water brush pens and a size 4 round watercolor brush, water basin and apron.


ENROLLMENT IS NOW OPEN!  You may enroll by email, phone or in person.  Class fees must be paid at the time of enrollment.  You may pay by cash, check or credit card in store and Paypal invoices will be sent for those who cannot come in person.  Class sizes are limited.  Payment of fees guarantees your enrollment. 

Cancellation Policy:  Refunds are available for those who cancel by August 28th.  No refunds after that date.  If you are unable to attend your workshop, you may gift or sell your seat in class to a friend.  If we have a wait list and are able to fill your seat, you will receive a refund.

I hope you'll join Jodi in one or all three of these fun and technique packed classes.  You'll enjoy her relaxed style of teaching and learn so much and remember to.....


"Let the Art Out of Your Heart and Create Every Day!"

Friday, July 13, 2018

Samantha Carlton is teaching August 11


Samantha Carlton
 Ranger Art Journal Page

August 11
10 am to 12 noon
$25
Supplies included
You bring your art journal

Samantha is one of my favorite local artists.  She often brings her two delightful boys, Liam and Murray in for a visit when she shops for art supplies.  She is a self professed Ranger art junkie and Dina Wakley groupie.  She is known as Scarlton in the art world and can be found on Instagram as scarlyton  (@scarlyton) and I encourage you to follow her.  She posts some awesome stuff. She creates what she calls "intuitive abstract art" because it allows her to step aside from critical thinking and paint from a place of mindfulness,  During the day she is a licensed therapist and enjoys teaching, creating, and reading.  Her art can also be seen on the Ranger Ink Blog.  Her work can be purchased directly through her social media channels. 

Anyhoo, she has another really fun page to teach you and I think you'll enjoy this one as much as the last one.  Here is the sample.


Samantha's class description:

Keeping an art journal can be a great way to express emotions, thoughts, activism and creativity.  Art journaling is perfect for novice and experienced artists because it's flexible, fun and difficult to mess up!  Join me for a creative class where I'll walk you through your own art journal spread.  You'll learn about my process and favorite techniques to help get your creativity flowing.  I'm a Ranger Ink junkie and have provided a list of their materials I used but you're welcome to bring what you have or use the items provided by My Heart's Fancy.  The shop will have many of the supplies available for sampling and purchasing.  You're going to love them!

Supply list:
  • Dina Wakley Media Journal
  • Dina Wakley Media Acrylic paint (cheddar, fuschia, ocean, eggplant, peacock, copper penny, blush)
  • Dina Wakley Media Gesso (white)
  • Dina Wakley Media Washi tape (prints - your choice)
  • Black Ink Pad
  • Dina Wakley Media stamps (Clear scribble & red rubber Silhouetted Women)
  • Dina Wakley Media Stencils (Linking Pattern, Stacked Squares & Dollops)
  • Dina Wakley Media Scribble Sticks
  • Palette knife
  • Fudeball pen
  • Kraft tag
  • Burlap Scraps (threads and sheets, can substite twine or string)
  • Lace ribbon (or any ribbon)
  • Printed tissue paper
  • Glue or Dina Wakley Media Ultra Thick Gel Medium
  • Favorite quote
ENROLLMENT IS NOW OPEN!  You can enroll via email (maura@myheartsfancyok.com), phone (405-509-6788) or in person at the shop.  The class fee is due at the time of enrollment through the store and can be paid by cash, check or credit card in the store.  You can also pay via Paypal.

I hope you'll take advantage of this unique opportunity to create another guided art journal page from Samantha.  You'll be glad you did and remember to.....

"Let the Art Out of Your Heart and Create Every Day!"


Sunday, June 17, 2018

July 2018 Class Schedule



July's Class Schedule!

DEMOnstration Day was a hit!  This FREE Make 'n Take was so much fun to make...


Moroccan Mosaic die by MFT Stamps, Flowering Magnolia stamp/die set by Hero Arts.  Background stamp by Impression Obsession (stamped on white card and shows under pink layer).  Distress Oxides in Abandoned Coral and Twisted Citron.

Lisa's July class schedule debuted and there are 2 fabulous card classes, an outstanding canvas project, and another fun Master Page create class.  I know there is at least one class for you!

We are hosting a Chris Mack marbling event this month.  You can marble a pair of sneakers!

Here is the month of July to come!

Master Page Create
Thursday, July 5th
10:30 am OR 6 PM
$35



Here is another great Master Page class using a new batch of stencils and techniques.  It's bright and happy!  AND you can use your paper in a card class later in the month!


Nature's Beauty Cards
Thursday, July 12
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$30



Kaisercraft's new paper collection called "Anthology" is the base for these 6 beautiful cards.  Come make them and you'll have a lovely group of cards to give or use for any occasion!

Marbling Sneakers with Chris Mack
Saturday, July 14
10 am to 2 pm
$20 for the first pair
$10 for an additional pair


Marbling with Chris has become such a fun event here at My Heart's Fancy.  Chris is a great teacher and loves helping you experience the fun of marbling.  Come let Chris help you marble a pair of your very own sneakers.  You will need a white, pale gray or light tan pair of canvas or nylon running shoes.  Shoes must be brought to the store by July 10th.  She will treat them for the process so if they aren't here by the 10th you will not be able to marble them.

Pathways Canvas
Thursday, July 19
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$35



Create this stunning canvas using a stencil from Stencil Girl.  This canvas is covered with texture, tissues, paints and more.  Frame this piece and you will have all your friends asking who the artist is!

Demo Day
Saturday, July 21
10 am to 4 pm
Come and Go


We always have a FREE Make 'n Take to show you how to use dies, stamps, and inks using a variety of techniques.  Lisa's new class schedule for the next month is available for both preview and enrollment.  Grab a friend and join us for all the fun!

Master Page Create Cards
Thursday, July 26
10:30 am OR 6 pm
$25 using your paper
$30 using a copy of Lisa's paper



Did you take the Master Page Create class?  No?  No worries!  Lisa will provide a copy of hers for you to use.  Create these fabulous cards using pieces cut out from your or Lisa's Master Page.  The cards are fun and so is the process!

ART JOURNAL SATURDAY
Saturday, July 28
10 am OR 2 pm
$15 materials fee


Bring your art journal and let's get artsy!  Lisa or I create a page in our art journal and guide you in the creation of your own version.  We provide most of the supplies and you bring your art journal.  This is the class for you if you want to art journal but don't know where to start.

Additional Class Details:

Class Fees:  Class 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 guest artist descriptions.

I hope you will be able to join us for one of Lisa's classes or any of our Guest Artist workshops.  See you in class and remember to .....


Let the Art Out of Your Heart and Create Everyday!