Blog: The Queen’s Ink

Coming back to Maryland to The Queen’s Ink to teach!!!

I am so stoked to come back to The Queen’s Ink in Maryland in June to teach a couple fun workshops- I cannot wait . Here are the classes:

June 24, 2017 – 10:30 am – 5:30 pm

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!

Register here


June 25, 2017 – 10:30 am – 5:30 pm

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.

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I had such a fun time at The Queen’s Ink last year- it is such a wonderful place to teach at – check out last year’s photos of my classes there.

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Workshops at The Queen’s Ink in Maryland & Giveaway Winner

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I had such a wonderful time in Maryland at The Queen’s Ink last weekend.

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The Queen’ s Ink is an amazing store located in a historic mill and the classroom has gigantic windows giving a wonderful light.

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The first class was a an altered book class and it was wonderful to see how the students interpreted the techniques to fit into their own books and styles.

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Isn’t this fun?

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Patti, the owner of The Queen’s Ink and master of colorful and beautiful Mixed Media projects herself worked on some beautiful Ampersand Stampboards using my Stampendouds Elephant, Bird and Urban Scribble stamp set. So love it!

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The students were so much fun and I loved seeing some familiar faces and also to meet some students which I have known for a long time from my online classes – you guys are the best!

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Lot’s of yummie pattern play in the collage class

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and happy smiles :)

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the collages were so different and fun and colorful!

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hey …little birdie!

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And I know it is dorky- but it was so fun to see my stamps and stencils displayed in the store. Still a pinch me moment!

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On the second day I taught my Artvergnugen class and we exhilarated layers :)

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Look at all those colorful patterns made with the new ArtFoamies and ….shhhhh some still secret stencils (hint hint …check in next week ;) )

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I had a fantastic time at The Queen’s Ink – thank you Patti for having me ! Rumor has it …I might be back next year ;) ;) ;)

And on another Note- here is the Winner, drawn by my friend Kim,  of the “Art Journal your Archetypes Book by Gabrielle Javier- Cerulli” Post ! Congratulations Gill!

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I hope you have a wonderful day weekend!

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