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The incredibly talented
Joanne Sharpe
will be here November 14th,15th & 16th
teaching {4} amazing classes.

"Artful Alphabets Tag Book & Letter Sampler"
Thursday, November 14th
Cost: $50

It's alphabet soup on paper!
  Learn 26 different hand lettering styles using pens, markers, paint and paper creating a tag book.  Create stylized letters based in art and design principles to inspire your own alphabets.  Draw, doodle, color and to create a hand drawn alphabet sampler book.
STUDENT SUPPLY LIST: Bring your favorite lettering markers, assorted tips waterproof black pens, alcohol markers like Copic, Prismacolor, Microns, etc., pencil, eraser, small watercolor (pans) set, Niji medium waterbrush, glue stick, scissors.


"Doodle Lettering Word Collage"  

Friday, November 15th 

Transform your hand drawn alphabet letters into whimsical illustrations of your favorite words and quotes, learning pattern, design and composition. Experiment with elaborate, creative letter forms and doodle patterned drawings with pens and watercolor Take home a fabulous, colorful hand lettered, hand painted art illustration suitable for printing and framing. Supply list: Please bring your basic kit including non-stick craft sheet, plus Permanent black pens (Micron, Pitt, Zig) fine and medium tips, Watercolor set (Koi or Peerless), Niji waterbrush, Assorted colors Tombow markers, Medium size (6"x8" approx.) Strathmore Visual Journal Watercolor 90lb, three of your favorite inspirational quotes


"Stencil Paint & Stitch"
 Saturday, November 16th 




Try your hand at this relaxing, gratifying, hypnotic art of hand stitching that is all the rage in the art world! Just in time for holiday gift giving and decor, create colorful stitched mixed media artworks on fabric to make dimesional ornaments, a treasure pouch and journal cover. Learn how to assemble assorted fibers and painted fabric into a functional object, then embellish with funky hand stitching designs and colorful fabric scraps and trim. A version of Joanne's project is seen in Cloth Paper Scissors magazine January 2013 issue. Patti will provide the muslin, chenille needles, and batting for your project. Supply list: Please bring your basic kit including non-stick craft sheet, plus "Silk" paints and color washes (if you own them), Bring paintbrushes for acrylic paint- #8 and #10 round and a 1" flat brush, One skein of ecru embroidery floss, Heat gun, Small baggie of scrap fibers like lace, trim, fabric, thick yarns, etc.


"Love It All"
Everyday Sketch Book 
 Saturday, November 16th 

No drawing experience needed, really! Create an artistic record of the cherished moments of every day. Learn Joanne's secrets and quick tricks for capturing the essence of objects and settings using just 5 simple supplies. You'll see your world with new eyes and find joy in reflecting on the art of your life. Are you longing to sketch and draw in a beautiful art journal? Come enjoy simple sketching line art and water coloring techniques to artfully document your daily life, vacations, trips and travels into cherished art journal. While drawing, you'll learn perspective, creative page design, color placement, journaling and lettering styles. Supply list: "Handbook" brand journal - square shape 6"x6" approximate size, black, fine tip permanent pens, pencil, eraser, watercolor set, Niji waterbrush. 


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Whim So Doodle

237 2nd Ave South

 St. Petersburg, Florida 33701

Thursday 9:30 am-8 pm
Saturday 9:30am-4pm
Closed Sunday