Saturday, May 12, 2012

Come and CREATE! Its another Blog Roll

Yes I will be teaching 3 fun classes at this wonderful event in Irvine CA come June 2 and 3-ALSO I will have a booth at the vendor faire on Friday night June 1-free and open to all! Here's my classes and descriptions-you can sign up here  get directions, and I would love to see you!

BUT WAIT! There are tons of other incredible mixed media artists arriving from all over the country, bringing with them their special skills, you simply must check out here on the BLOG ROLL O FUN!

Letterista Style Lettering (6-Hour)

Date: Saturday, June 2Time: 9:00am-4:00pm Technique: Collage & Assemblage Instructor: Lisa Engelbrecht Price: $149.00 Materials Fee: $10.00
What does it mean to write in Letterista style? Well, it's a sweet mash up of traditional calligraphy gone wild—modern and funky inventions and innovations on old styles of lettering! I've coined the term "Letterista" to describe my take on rebellious calligraphy. What will happen when we open up to modifications of several styles of lettering ? Let's organically explore all these options together. Rebellious and chaotic, spilling our brilliant and innermost thoughts on the page, always a lot of fun! Explorers, letterers, and artists wanted! 

Thoroughly Modern Script Writing (3-Hour)

Date: Saturday, June 2Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm Technique: Collage & Assemblage Instructor: Lisa Engelbrecht Price: $85.00 Materials Fee: $10.00
This course introduces the pointed pen nib and its lettering variations—from formal copperplate style (wedding invitation writing) and exciting flourishes to a modern, loose, casual style. Participants will create an outline of these script letters by examining historical Zanerian styles. Then the students will fill, outline, and shadow with traditional and current cutting edge tools creating a beautiful style of lettering that's great for creating titles for journal pages and artwork. 

Shimmer!-Gold Foil and Fabric Necklace and Bling Techniques (3-Hour)

Date: Sunday, June 3Time: 9:00am-12noon Technique: Mixed Media Stitch Instructor: Lisa EngelbrechtPrice: $85.00 Materials Fee: $10.00This workshop will take place in a classroom with Bernina sewing machines available for shared use.Join multimedia artist Lisa Engelbrecht, author of Modern Calligraphy and Hand Lettering, for a very special class. Lisa will guide you with assorted writing instruments to explore and discover experimental lettering and mark-making. The letters and marks will be incorporated onto canvas, and combined with exciting mixed-media techniques to add special shimmer and sparkle by creating metallic hearts with duo adhesives, foils, double-stick tape, and metallic pens. Students will learn how to create a miniature mixed-media art quilt and a mixed-media pendant necklace on fabric.

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