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Special Offer: Creative JumpStart 2020 just $45!

I am having a very special sale in response to these unprecedented and difficult times – Creative JumpStart (CJS) 2020 will be just $45 through the end of April. Yes, this is the online workshop CJS that started back in January – the Super Power edition. I know many of you are at home these days and looking for activities, a sense of community, and artistic inspiration. Join us for Creative JumpStart!

Here is the promo video to introduce you to our amazing group of 31 artist teachers. They have each contributed a lesson with the theme Super Power:

These super talented artists are sharing their artistic Super Powers with you through a project or technique lesson. There are 31 teachers and 31 lessons, spanning a wide variety of styles and media. The goal is to JumpStart YOUR Creativity. Learn more HERE.

And check out a peek of some of the artist’s lessons below:

Creative JumpStart is also about Community. The goal is to have a place to get together with other creative and artistic people. In the classroom you can comment on lessons and share your experiences and ask questions. There is a Show & Tell page where you can share your artwork and see what other students are creating. And of course we invite you to interact on social media with hashtags like #cjs20 and #creativejumpstart20.

We are a community of over 1000 people – and now is the perfect time to join in and make some new online friends :)

Already participating in Creative JumpStart 2020? Come back to the classroom and say Hi! Maybe revisit some of the lessons that you loved or techniques you haven’t tried yet. Show & Tell, post on social media, let’s get the conversation going and all enjoy a break from things with some artistic FUN. 

These are unprecedented times of crisis and now more than ever we can see the beneficial powers of artmaking and getting involved with arts communities.

This special sale ends April 30th at 11:59pm EST. Sign up today!

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Last Day – Online Workshop Sale

Don’t miss out on my Artful Adventures from Home Online Workshop Sale to help keep you busy and engaged if you are spending a bit more time at home these days :)

All of my online workshops (excluding Creative JumpStart) are 20% off  through today, Sunday, March 29th at 11:59pm EST. Just use the coupon code STAYINGHOME when you check out. Here is a link to my Online Workshops page.

We can still enjoy some artistic activities and get a little creative inspiration. I hope to see you in the classrooms!

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NEW Online Workshop: Artful Adventures with Gustav Klimt

Today my newest online workshop Artful Adventures with Gustav Klimt goes on sale on my website!

Get ready to go on an Artful Adventure with us! Through 6 lessons you’ll learn a variety of fun and creative ways to translate elements of Klimt’s gorgeous signature style into your own unique art journaling and artwork.

Sign up NOW to enjoy great pricing: Early Bird pricing – 25% off the regular price of $39, so just $29.25!!! – now through Monday February 17th.

Check out the promo video:

Sign up now through Monday, February 17th and get the workshop for just $29.25. Throughout the workshop I show you ways to pull off Klimt style elements that are easy to do and can make a big visual impact in your own artwork. Creating Klimt inspired patterns and collage papers, combining different patterns in one piece, and adding the eye catching bling of metallics will all be explored in the lessons.

Class begins on Monday February 17th. If you are ready for another Artful Adventure, this is the perfect workshop for you! Sign up TODAY.

This workshop is the third in the series so far. The Artful Adventures workshop series introduces you to master artists from around the world and throughout history, and through their techniques and style inspires YOUR art journaling and artmaking. Check out Artful Adventures with Joan Miró and Artful Adventures with Andy Warhol in this series.

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  • Patty Borja

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    How long will each class be up to view in case I miss a class on the day it’s posted? Can each class be viewed more than once?

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    • Nathalie Kalbach

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      patty, for this class you have lifelong access and can also download the videos. nat

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Card Making Workshop in Jersey City – Dec 12

I hope you can join me on Thursday, December 12th for a festive evening of holiday card making in Jersey City! I am teaching a workshop at a new space in my hood and am excited to be bringing some stamping and watercolor fun to help you make a batch of 12-15 cards for your holiday wishes.

It will be a relaxing good time with lots of creating and some refreshments also will be served. Spend an evening with old friends and new, enjoying a holiday activity that will help you spread some joy too :)

You can learn more and sign up HERE

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Sketchbook Skool Workshop begins Tomorrow!

Join us for the Mixed Media Journaling online workshop with Sketchbook Skool. I am teaching alongside Seth Apter, Mary Beth Shaw, and Kecia Deveney for this 4 week course that begins tomorrow, November 11th!!!

Check out my little chat to learn a bit more about this class:

This is a great line up of teachers and wow did they do a nice job producing the videos and website for this one. I hope you check it out HERE and we see you in the skoolyard :)

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NEW Online Workshop: Artful Adventures with Andy Warhol

Today my newest online workshop Artful Adventures with Andy Warhol goes on sale on my website!

Get ready to go on an Artful Adventure with us! Through 4 lessons you’ll learn a variety of fun and clever ways to translate some of Warhol’s signature artistic moves, to help you add new elements to your art journaling and artwork.

Sign up NOW to enjoy great pricing: Early Bird pricing – 25% off the regular price of $39, so just $29.25!!! – now through Monday October 7th.

Check out the promo video:

Sign up now through Monday, October 7 and get the workshop for just $29.25. Throughout the workshop I show you ways to pull off Warhol style elements without fancy equipment so you can combine it with your own artmaking practices and style. Collage, making multiples of images, portraiture, and stamp carving are all explored in the lessons. If you are ready for another Artful Adventure, this is the perfect workshop for you! Sign up TODAY

The Artful Adventures workshop series will introduce you to master artists from around the world and throughout history, and through their techniques and style inspire YOUR art journaling and artmaking. Check out Artful Adventures with Joan Miró for another fun workshop in this series.

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NEW Online Workshop Starts TODAY: Artful Adventures with Joan Miro

Are you joining us for an Artful Adventure? Today my newest online workshop Artful Adventures with Joan Miró begins with the first lesson.

TODAY is also the last day for Early Bird pricing – 25% off the regular price of $39, so just $29.25!!! – now through 11:59pm tonight, Monday September 16thSign up NOW!

Check out the promo video and sign up HERE:

I hope you come along as we seek inspiration from one of my favorite artists: Joan Miró. Through 6 lessons you’ll learn a variety of unique ways to translate some of his signature artistic moves, to help you add new elements to your work and to enhance its meaning. Join us!

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Stamped Tea Towels Workshop at Kanibal & Co in Jersey City, NJ

Join me in my home neighborhood of Jersey City, at one of my favorite local boutiques: Kanibal & Co., for a workshop. This is my second time teaching at this awesome little shop and last time we had such a great time, I’m very excited to be back!

The workshop will be held on Saturday March 9th, 2019 from 12noon – 2pm at 197 Montgomery Street in Downtown Jersey City. Space is VERY limited on this one so sign up early to reserve your spot!

We’ll be customizing some tea towels with foam stamps – something that is fun to do to spruce up your kitchen or to make as gifts. You can register here.

Here is the official description :)

Foam stamps are a fun and easy way to block print on fabric. Join me as I demonstrate how to work with foam stamps and fabric paints. Working with color and pattern, students will learn how to create custom textiles. Each participant will create two unique tea towels to take home. Refreshments will be served.

Join us! Create! Get crafty! Play with foam stamps! And get inspired to personalize fabric with paint and foam stamps :) Sign up here.

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  • Cindy Gay

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    Natalie-this is such a great idea!

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Announcing a NEW Online Workshop: BYO Art Journal

Today my newest Online Workshop goes on sale: BYO Art Journal! That stands for Build Your Own Art Journal just in case you were wondering :)

I will show you step by step how to build your very own art journal. I actually make a lot of my own art journals using this method! What will you get? You will learn how to make some patterned background pages for within and one-of-a-kind covers for the outside. Then you’ll learn a versatile book binding technique to pull everything together. Finally we’ll discuss various creative methods for finishing up your pages. If you have always wanted to create a custom art journal instead of buying the same off-the-shelf one that everybody else has, this is the workshop for you!

You will get 6 downloadable video lessons – approximately 1.5hours of content!!! You can find all the details for BYO Art Journal HERE.

Watch the promo video to learn more:

Early Bird Offer: Sign up NOW through Monday, October 1st at 11:59pm EST and save $10. That means BYO Art Journal can be yours for $49USD! On 10/2/2018 the workshop will return to it’s regular price of $59USD.

The workshop begins Monday, October 1st with the first lesson and additional lessons will be uploaded every Monday and Thursday. You can follow along with us or work at your own pace as lessons are up. I will pop into the classroom comments section daily while the lessons are going up to answer your questions. And at the end we will have an online gallery where you can share YOUR new art journals :) Throughout we’ll be sharing stuff online using #byoaj

Join us and create an art journal that is just as unique as the artwork within.

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