You won’t want to miss The Red Lead Art-ology Workshops being held on April 3rd & 4th 2009! This is the same weekend as the Creating Keepsakes Scrapbook Convention in St. Louis, Missouri! There are lots of great workshops available, sure to inspire the creative artist in you! The workshops will be held at the Hotel Collinsville in Collinsville, Illinois. Collinsville, Illinois is conveniently located about 10 minutes from downtown St. Louis. Sign ups can be done via the Red Lead website here. Here is a summary of the classes that will be available:
Bees Wax Nature’s Beauty Tag Garland
Create a spring nature garland to grace your mantle, or dress up a window with this beauty! Learn the "fine art of beeswax", white pen doodling, collage basics, and more…each 3" x 6" tag is embellished with wire, buttons, glass crystal teardrops, charms, and hand dyed ribbons. Friday April 3, 2009 9a.m.-Noon
Charming Winged Things
Alter a 6" x 8" photo frame with nature scrap papers, paint, hand stamped words, and charms.
Create "winged things" charms dangling from antiqued ball chains attached to your altered frame.
Tips and techniques galore! Sat. April 4, 2009 12:30p.m.-3:30p.m.
Mostly Mica Booklace Necklace
Construct this mostly mica booklace by combining mica, gold leaf, a bit of pure copper fermented metal, nature elements, hand dyed ribbons, antiqued chains, and a rough cut gem stone…to give or to keep…a treasure forever! Sat. April 4, 2009 9a.m.-Noon
My House Ancestry Mantlepiece
The perfect gift for your Mom, Sister, or Best Girlfriend Forever! Make 3 house shapes collaged with scrap papers, vintage music, hearts. stitched crepe frill, paper frames, hand dyed ribbons and your photos. Create this "one of a kind" memento to cherish forever! Friday April 3, 2009 12:30p.m.-3:30 p.m.
My Lucky Number
What is your lucky number? Have some fun by altering a 6" x 6" canvas with papers, paint, bingo cards, bingo chips, your photos, and altered brass numbers… it’s time to tell your lucky number story! Sat. April 4, 2009 3:30p.m.-7p.m.
Sweet Memories Bracelet
Start with an antiqued chunky chain bracelet, load it up with your sweet memories from the past or present! You will create your bracelet with mica word charms, wire wrapped vintage crystals, vintage elements, and photo clearbits of those near and dear…all topped off with our hand dyed ribbons…what more could a girl ask for? Friday April 3, 2009 4p.m.-7p.m.
For more information on any of the Artology Artist Workshops or to sign up, please click here.