Thursday, March 1, 2012

If you haven't signed up for John Petersen's class on Saturday, April 14, don't wait to be at the end of the line after you see this description and photo set . . .

IMAGINE Craft's Ultimate Box by John Petersen
Saturday, April 14 from 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm

Time to discover more endless possibilities with products from IMAGINE Crafts and Tsukineko! We'll begin with a blank wood box from Walnut Hallow as the "base" for our project colored with Walnut Inks. Learn to make creative tissue paper layering pieces using StazOn and Creative Medium, coloring and layering techniques, how to create amazing embellishments, and using The Essential Glue Pad for adding some bling with Jewel Glitter Glitz.

by John Petersen

by John Peteren

by John Petersen

Drop everything and sign up NOW! Come into the store or call us at 360.357.6820 . . . this class is going to fill up within a day or two because it's already half-full!

Dianne stayed up late last night making this beautiful card from My Mind's Eye 'Miss Caroline' and 'Howdy Doody' 6x6 paper pads, and dies from Memory Box, Cheery Lynn and Marianne Designs.

by Dianne Johnson

From the Copic Marker blog . . . did you order the new colors from Art 'n Soul?

Guest Post: Spring Tulips Card by Debbie Olson

"Papercrafting designer Debbie Olson is one of our Design and Education/Instruction team members, and this week she’s sharing a card project that utilizes several of the 12 new Copic colors. Enjoy!"
Debbie Olson 12 New Copic Colors
"Welcome! Today I wanted to share a tulips card in hope that spring will soon come. I used several of the newest Copic Sketch colors that were introduced last month.

The stamp image that I started with was rectangular in format; however I wanted a square card. I used a square die to cut and emboss a square, leaving the die in place to act as a mask when I stamped the tulips image in Memento Tuxedo Black ink.
I began by rendering the tulip greenery using G40, G43, G46, V22, and BV35, all of which are NEW colors except for the G40. I used the G40 as my base tone, deepening the value with both G43 and G46. While the values were dark enough using only those three G40’s, the shadows were still as intense as the mid-tones and highlights. Some violets and blue-violets cooled and muted my shadow and cast shadow areas.
Next I worked on four of the blooms. The new Copic RV52 was my mid-tone here, while I used RV00 and touches of 0 in highlight areas, and RV55 for my deeper tones. Again, the V22 and BV34 helped with cooling and muting shadow areas.
For the last three tulips, I warmed up the temperature and lightened the value of the pink tones to add variety. My base pink tone was an RV10, deepened with RV11, V22, and even some BV34 in the deepest shadows.
Using a YR30, softened on the edges with Colorless Blender, I added some warmth around the outer edges, especially on the side of my light source (upper right). I used a hint of YR31 closest to the tulips. On the shadow side I used some of the new BG90—still warm, but cooler and less intense than the sunny buttercream yellows on the light side."
Supply List
Copic Markers: G40, G43, G46, V22, BV34, RV00, RV52, RV55, V22, BV34, RV10,
RV11, YR30, YR31, BG90, 0.
Stamps: Friendship Jar Spring Fillers, Tiny Tags II (Papertrey Ink)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo black (Tsukineko); Chamomile Distress Cube (Papertrey Ink)
Cardstock: X-Press It Blending Card; Autumn Rose (Papertrey Ink)
Other Tools: Standard Square Small (Spellbinders Paper Arts)

And the latest from Graphic 45's blog . . . the people who created this tag are amazing. Papers from this collection were shipped today, so stay tuned because you'll want to get some of them!
"Next up is this stunning tag creation by Jack and Cat Curio. This tag has so many gorgeous details. Using Graphic 45 Metal Hinge Staples, this tag opens like a book to reveal a beautiful world inside. It is of course decked out in Olde Curiosity Shoppe and has all the fun and clever style that is pure Jack and Cat Curio! This tag is a great example of the fun and beauty that can be created with Olde Curiosity Shoppe! 
Olde Curiosity Shoppe Tag
Olde Curiosity Shoppe Tag
Olde Curiosity Shoppe Tag
J&C~ G45 Package Tag 3.
Graphic 45 Olde Curiosity Shoppe Collection: Olde Curiosity Shoppe, Mercurial Masterpiece, Optical Oddities, Butterfly Specifics, Apothecary, Bazaar of Wonders
Geometric Metal Door Plate and Knob Staples package
Metal Hinge Staples and package, trim
Leaky Shed Studio Ornate Frame, Mica Sheets, Art Institute Glitter, Art Institute Glue, 3L Mini Squares, Ranger Ink - Stickles Glitter Glue – Icicle, Distress Ink-Vintage Photo, Embossing Antiquities-Rust

Brown Truck alert . . . if you, Mr. Brown, do not stop at the store today, we're gonna chase you down! . . .  that means Susie, Debbie, Deb & Dianne will be running behind you all day and it won't be a pretty picture. Save yourself and bring us a long-overdue delivery, pleeze!

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