In-Person Workshops

I will be teaching in person here :

April 2018

April 6, 2018 - April 8, 2018Splash of Color – Art Journaling Workshop
My Heart's FancyEdmond, OK
Join Nathalie for a 2 1/2 day Art Journaling Class with a big focus on technique and color.  This is a start-to-finish class where you will build a unique and colorful art journal from scratch and bind it all together in the end.  Starting with blank white paper, we will fill those pages using a variety of mixed media techniques including mono printing, image transfers, mixing stencils and stamps, collage and the creation of colorful backgrounds.  We will add vibrant splashes of color throughout using acrylic paints, markers, wax bars, watercolor and inks.  I will show you my favorite tips and tricks to finish up art journal pages and finally an easy way to bind your art journal together to complete the creation.  Embrace your personal style and let's make a splash!

Friday, April 6th - Sunday, April 8th, 2018

May 2018

May 18, 20189:00 am - 5:00 pmMono Print Painting
Ephemera PaducahPaducah, KY
Join me for a day long class in Mono Print Painting. We will dive into the basics of mixed media mono printing first and I will introduce you to the Mono Print Painting technique inspired by H.N. Werkman. I will show you different ways on how to create elaborate and layered mono printed paintings using self made tools as well as stamps and stencils. I will share with you my thinking process on developing the technique and how we you can put your own personal spin on it, so that you can take your art to a whole different level.

Friday, May 18th: 9am - 5pm
May 19, 2018 - May 20, 20189:00 am - 4:30 pmArtful Adventures in Art Journaling – 2 Day Workshop
Ephemera PaducahPaducah, KY
Let’s go on an Artful Adventure together and explore all the different ways to find inspiration for our Art Journaling!

Pack your bags with the basics for this 2-day adventure. We’ll explore color theory and ways to master composition with the Principles of Art. As our journey begins we’ll meet some of the great artists of the world and see how their style and methods can inspire our own creations. Then as we travel together we’ll spend some time exploring transfer techniques, collage and layering processes, and ways to create both visual and actual texture. All along the way, we’ll be gathering inspiration from the sights we see and the people we meet. We’ll pull everything together when we reach our destination – the pages of our Art Journal!

Saturday & Sunday, May 19th & 20th: 9am - 4:30pm

July 2018

July 20, 2018 - July 22, 2018Stroll Around the Block – 3 Day Art Journaling Workshop
The Old MillToronto, Canada
3 Day Workshop with Nathalie Kalbach and Birgit Koopsen

Take a Stroll Around the Block with Birgit and Nat and discover that inspiration is all around you! In this 3 day workshop, we'll embark upon a creative scavenger hunt to seek out inspiring clues in our environment. You'll learn how to turn these inspiring clues into artwork by using inspiration maps, some of Birgit and Nat's favorite techniques and tools, and your own personal style. Based on what you have seen on your stroll and how you apply these tips and tricks, you'll come away with very unique and personal art journal pages that work. In the end, you'll have learned about pattern design, composition, and other Elements and Principles of art and a new technique for gathering inspiration for your art-making. After these three days you 'll know how to find and look for inspiration in architecture, street art, nature and museums and how to translate all this into meaningful and creative artwork.

Friday July 20, Saturday July 21, and Sunday July 22, 9am-4pm each day

Included is: continental breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snacks.

This workshop will take place at The Old Mill, a beautiful event facility in a parklike setting in the city of Toronto.

To sign up, please contact Barb ASAP to reserve your spot

July 29, 201810:00 am - 5:00 pmUber Gelli Plate Printing
A Work of HeartSan Jose, CA
Join me for a day long class, diving into the basics and beyond of gelli plate printing. We'll play with pattern making and we'll discuss color theory and design. I will introduce you to the Mono Print Painting technique inspired by H.N. Werkman and we'll learn different ways to create elaborate and layered mono printed paintings. Using self made tools, stamps and stencils, we'll take your gelli plate printing to a whole new level. This is the ultimate in uber fun and easy printing techniques.

Sunday, July 29, 10am - 5pm
July 30, 201810:00 am - 5:00 pmArt Rules – Art in Translation Art Journaling
A Work of HeartSan Jose, CA
Let’s explore several master artists and get inspired by their artwork and techniques to create wonderful and unique art journal pages. Whether it be the Impressionist’s amazing color combinations or some of the Surrealist’s fun collage techniques, there are many different Master Artists whose skills can serve as a starting point for your own artwork. Find out what you like and what works for you. Learn about opacity and layering, colors, troubleshooting, mixing materials, making your own tools, creating backgrounds and patterns. We will work with acrylic paints, inks, markers, wax bars and other paint media to create dimension and texture. We will make the most of stencils, stamps, mono printing plates and generic tools to make our own mark. Get ready to Rule Your Art Journal!

Monday, July 30, 10am-5pm

September 2018

September 21, 2018 - September 23, 2018Ostsee Scrap 2018
Tolles Ding- Ostsee ScrapBoltenhagen, Germany
8 Kurse + 4 Workshopleiter + leckeres Essen + 50 Meter zum Strand = OstseeScrap 2018!

Wer schon einmal beim OstseeScrap war, schmunzelt jetzt vielleicht und freut sich schon auf den September 2018. Wer es nicht kennt, den möchten wir herzlich einladen, dieses Wochenende mit vielen Kreativen zusammen zu genießen.

Im bunten und abwechslungsreichen Workshop-Programm tauchen wir in die Welt der Embellishments, Layouts und Mini Alben, erkunden die Ozeane der Stempel und Schablonen und stranden mit Farben und Klecksen auf Canvas. Mehr Infos zu allen Workshops und Workshopleitern auf der Webseite.

November 2018

November 2, 2018 - November 4, 2018Mixed Media Circus: Whimsical Collage 3day with Julie Fei-Fan Balzer
Art WorkshopsCoventry, UK
A thrilling three-day art adventure awaits you! Join Julie Fei-Fan Balzer and Nathalie Kalbach for an intensive art-making weekend packed with tips, techniques, ideas, laughter, and excellent instruction. Over the three days we will create our own unique papers, build complex backgrounds, layer collage and paint and collage again, use stamps, use stencils, draw, splatter, scrape, and learn varied art concepts from color mixing to design principles. You will leave the workshop with TWELVE completed mixed media collages and an arsenal of art techniques and ideas that can be used in your art journal, on canvas, and while papercrafting. You do not want to miss out on this opportunity to expand your repertoire of techniques! Please join us for Mixed Media Circus: Whimsical Collage.

November 2nd-4th, 2018

To register, contact:

Sue Tucker, Art Workshops

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