Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Closing The Studio at Smitten

Hello Everyone....At this time The Studio at Smitten will be closing their doors. Unfortunately do to low attendance, workshops will no longer be held in The Studio.
Smitten looks forward to your continued patronage and wishes all the artists the best of luck in their continued endeavors.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

More Classes….

Halloween Crepe Spun Stars

Offering two different Dates

Instructor Ann-Denise Anderson
Halloween Crepe Spun Stars
Saturday, September 1, 2010
11:00 ~1:00
OR
Saturday, October 2, 2010
11:00~1:00
Cost $60
All Supplies Included
Please bring glue gun
Time to get ready for the bewitching holiday and dust off your brooms! In this class I will teach the use of old papers and new.  You will make a set of four spun stars, paper folding techniques and crepe paper embellishments and how to create these elaborate crepe spun stars! They make wonderful favors and holiday decor!

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 Call Karen and make your reservation today!

(972) 529-6994

Friday, August 20, 2010

Fall Classes

Le Petite Boutique


Instructor Cindy Gilstrap
Saturday October 9, 2010
10am~3pm
Class Description:
Inspired by Paris boutiques and flea markets this class is sure to have you dreaming of Paris. We will take a 6x12 stretched canvas and turn it into a wonderful store front window view of a Paris dress shop. We will be mixing vintage and new items to make our little dress shop window the envy of any shopper! In this class we will learn how to collage a background, distress the background, and manipulate vintage paper to create our beautiful dress on a vintage dress form. A sweet roof will be created to complete our dress shop. All supplies will be provided in this class. Students will just need to bring scissors and/or a craft knife and a pencil.
Cost $55.00
Time: 10-3 with a lunch break from 12-1
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Call Karen and make your reservation today!
(972) 529-6994



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Monday, May 3, 2010

New Classes And Instructor ~Cindy Gilstrap

Cindy Gilstrap is a local gal that lives right here in McKinney, Texas! She has always loved creating! Her style is eclectic and she loves mixing vintage items with new items to create something unique. She has taught scrapbook classes and mixed media art classes off an on since the late 90’s. She is currently part of an online art group that offers seasonal tutorials and art kits. You will also find her teaching at various art retreats around Texas. Her favorite part about teaching is seeing smiles on her students’ faces when they have created something wonderful! You can find out more about Cindy at Junque Art.

 

Classes for May and June:

Artist: Cindy Gilstrap

Saturday, May 15th

10:00 am – 12:00pm

Spring is Here! - A Mixed Media Spring Junque Bird Nest

Spring is here and what better way to celebrate than with a bird nest? This little Junque Bird has decorated her nest with fun spring color treasures. Come and have fun making this little Spring Junque Bird nest. We will combine vintage and new items to create this little cutie. When you are done she will put a smile on your face!

Cost - $40

Supplies Included

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Artist: Cindy Gilstrap

Saturday, June 19th

10:00 am – 12:30pm

Spread Some Happiness – A Mixed Media Collage Wall Hanging

You will love creating this sweet wall hanging in muted, neutral colors. It’s a perfect d├ęcor item for any home. Come and have fun learning how to combine different mediums and textures. We will create a collage background with distressed papers; make a flower from fabric, rubber stamp and more. Combining old and new items will make this the perfect little project.

Cost - $40

Supplies Included

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Monday, April 19, 2010

May & June & July Classes

The following is a list of descriptions of workshops for May & June Schedule 2010
Please call Smitten to schedule your workshop today!
972 529-6994
Thank you!

May Classes

Artist Katherine Keller

Saturday, May 1, 2010

10:00~12:30

Calligraphy and Collage....Unique Package Embellishments

Katherine Keller believes that presentation is everything. And when you mix calligraphy,

fun-colored inks, snippets of paper, ribbons, string, fabric scraps, found objects and your imagination you’ve got a winning combination. If these supplies make your heart race just a bit, then class is for you !

Join Katherine as she teaches a mini calligraphy script class using your own

handwriting style. Your lettering will be added to create unique gift cards, tags, bags,

and a journal.

Supplies: Each class member will receive a special hand decorated box, pen staff, nibs, beautiful inks, paper scraps, tags, bags, found objects, and a writing journal. If you’ve ever uttered the words “I don’t have good handwriting”, don’t let that scare you away. All you need is the willingness to try. Come join us. You’ll be amazed at the results.

Cost $60.00

Including Supplies

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Thursday, January 14, 2010

2010 Classes are Here!

The following is a list of descriptions of workshops for January, February & March Schedule 2010
Please call Smitten to schedule your workshop today!
972 529-6994
Thank you!

January Classes

 

Artist Ann-Denise Anderson

Saturday, January 30, 2010

10:00 ~ 12:30

A Love Affair~Handmade Valentines

This class is truly for the faint hearted. We will begin by learning many paper folding techniques. Applying satin cockades ribbons, German glass glitter, and the most yummiest adornments and Victorian scraps to make the most breathtaking valentines. Your sweetie will definitely give you a big smooch for one of these babies!

cost $45

Supplies Included

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February Classes

Artist Katherine Keller

Saturday, February 6, 2010

10:00~12:30

Calligraphy and Collage....Unique Package Embellishments

Katherine Keller believes that presentation is everything. And when you mix calligraphy,

fun-colored inks, snippets of paper, ribbons, string, fabric scraps, found objects and your imagination you’ve got a winning combination. If these supplies make your heart race just a bit, then class is for you !

Join Katherine as she teaches a mini calligraphy script class using your own

handwriting style. Your lettering will be added to create unique gift cards, tags, bags,

and a journal.

Supplies: Each class member will receive a special hand decorated box, pen staff, nibs, beautiful inks, paper scraps, tags, bags, found objects, and a writing journal. If you’ve ever uttered the words “I don’t have good handwriting”, don’t let that scare you away. All you need is the willingness to try. Come join us. You’ll be amazed at the results.

Cost $60.00

Including Supplies

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Artist Ann-Denise Anderson

Saturday, February 20, 2010

10:00~1:00

 

 Papier De Mache

Easter Buckets

Get ready to pull back your hair and roll up your sleeves girls, This may get messy. This workshop is in preparation for one of the most celebrated and religious holidays. Easter! Now it wouldn’t be Easter if you didn’t have some place to put all your goodies, now would it!? I will teach you how to make the most adorable little paper Mache buckets and then decorated to appease any child’s heart!

Cost $50

Supplies Included

March Classes

Artist Ann-Denise Anderson

Saturday, March 20, 2010

10:00~ 1:00

Handmade Egg Crackers, Confetti Eggs

aka Cascarones

Cascarones are Colorful Mexican confetti egg shells.
It's believed that Marco Polo brought them from Asia and eventually made it to Spain and then Mexico, where they became known as "Cascarones".
Today many say that the colorful confetti shower brings luck and good fortune to those to whom an egg is broken over their head. I will teach you  how to make these beautiful holiday crackers from beginning to end.

Cost $45

Supplies Included

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Artist Katherine Keller

Saturday, March 27, 2010

10:00~12:30

 

Calligraphy and Collage....Unique Package Embellishments

Katherine Keller believes that presentation is everything. And when you mix calligraphy,

fun-colored inks, snippets of paper, ribbons, string, fabric scraps, found objects and your imagination you’ve got a winning combination. If these supplies make your heart race just a bit, then class is for you !

Join Katherine as she teaches a mini calligraphy script class using your own

handwriting style. Your lettering will be added to create unique gift cards, tags, bags,

and a journal.

Supplies: Each class member will receive a special hand decorated box, pen staff, nibs, beautiful inks, paper scraps, tags, bags, found objects, and a writing journal. If you’ve ever uttered the words “I don’t have good handwriting”, don’t let that scare you away. All you need is the willingness to try. Come join us. You’ll be amazed at the results.

Cost $60.00

Including Supplies

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Monday, November 16, 2009

New Classes Begin in 2010!

The Studio at Smitten will be taking a break this holiday season but will be returning in 2010 with a wonderful list of classes! Hope to see you all then!
Happy Holidays and Wishing you a bountiful New Year!
The Instructors of The Studio at Smitten