Schedule

2017 Classes, Workshops, Retreats and Demos

The Black and White Journal, A minimal approach to artful journaling


I’m currently a guest teacher in:  

The Black & White Journal: A Minimal Approach to Artful Journaling,  e-course hosted by the lovely and talented Kiala Givehand.   Since this is a Kiala offering, you also get a book-making lesson as well as the many ways to use just black and white in your art journals.

This class is about learning to journal with intention but in a simple, minimalistic way. It’s about learning to create with basic materials. Kiala has brought together 7 teachers from all walks of life to share their love of art, art journaling, and simple approaches to journaling in order to start (or reconnect to) a simple creative practice. It’s going to be an amazing course perfect for Zentangle lovers.

My lesson on  “Tangled and Knotted Journaling” is one of the many things you can learn.  I’d love to see you join us there!
CLICK HERE​ to join and register.   The course and lessons are available until next July (2018) plus there’s a private Facebook Group you can join when you register.

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LOCAL SOUTHERN VERMONT AND WESTERN MASS WORKSHOPS:
We’ve got a fun selection of LIVE LOCAL Southern Vermont and Western MA WORKSHOPS planned for this Fall (and Winter!) Be sure you’re on our newsletter list to stay up to date on additional local workshops as well as freebies and offers just for our mailing list subscribers. 🙂

FALL 2017:

Illuminated letter A - faux gold leaf, color Illuminated letter A - black with knots and dotsBeginning Celtic Illuminated Letters 
Zephyr Designs  (new venue & evening class!),
129 S. Main St, Brattleboro, VT
Fri Sept 29, 2017, 7:00PM – 9:00PM
An introductory lesson on creating beautifully ornamented Celtic style letters inspired by some of the old manuscripts such as The Book of Kells, The Book of Durrow and The Lindisfarne Gospels.   Learn to create large decorated letters in the Uncial or Half-Uncial style.  We’ll  sample some modern art tools to mimic an Illuminated look and how to apply these to your own personal projects.

COSTS: $35/pp,  Materials use fee included, Supplies you’d like to own will be available for purchase directly at the store.
Register before the 27th directly with us:


 

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Simple Celtic Doodles and Tangles, 
Stone Church Center,
Currier Hall, 12 Church St,  Bellows Falls VT
Sat Oct 21, 2017, 10:00AM – 12:30PM
Simple and dynamic ornamental patterns have existed for hundred of years. In this class you’ll learn to draw some of the simple ornamental designs found in The Book of Kells, The Book of Durrow and The Lindisfarne Gospels and apply them to abstract drawings using the Zentangle method or as free-flowing line art. You’ll also learn a few tangle patterns that are reminiscent of Celtic knotwork.

COSTS: Regular tuition for this half-day workshop is $45. Save $10 on Early Bird tuition which is available up to one week in advance and automatically applied when you choose your ticket(s).

Register HERE to reserve your spot
or register for both THIS workshop and the one below with a special package!

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Interlocking Shapes - easy Celtic Knotwork - Butterfly Angel Intro to Celtic Knots, Easy Interlocking ShapesBeginning Celtic Knotwork: Learn Simple Interlaced Shapes
Currier Hall, 12 Church St,  Bellows Falls VT
Sat Oct 21, 2017, 1:30PM – 4:00PM

An easy to learn introduction to beginning level Celtic Knotwork.  This class will introduce drawing simple shapes that overlap and then will focus on learning how to interlace them with pencil, pen and ink. You’ll see how different shapes produce unique knots and also get an introduction to the best tools to use to make drawing knots easy to learn. This is a great first-start class to the Celtic Knotwork classes Sadelle will be teaching this winter.

COSTS: Regular tuition for this half-day workshop is $45. Save $10 on Early Bird tuition which is available up to one week in advance and automatically applied when you choose your ticket(s).

Register HERE to reserve your spot

To take the morning Simple Celtic Doodles and Tangles class, too,
register for them as a PACKAGE, and save 10%.

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Zentangle Grid IntensiveZentangle Intensive: Grids galore
Currier Hall, 12 Church St,  Bellows Falls VT
Sat Nov 11, 2017, 10:00AM – 12:30PM

Did you know you can create your own patterns and design from simple “grid seeds”? Using the Zentangle method of seeing and drawing “Fragments and Reticula”, we’ll create unique designs for drawing and design.

COST: Regular tuition for this half-day workshop is $45. Save $10 on Early Bird tuition which is available up to one week in advance and automatically applied when you choose your ticket(s).

Register HERE to reserve your spot

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Handmade Journals, Sadelle WiltshireMake Your Own Journal or Sketchbook
Currier Hall, 12 Church St,  Bellows Falls VT
Sat Nov 11, 2017, 1:30PM – 5:00PM

Tired of finding the right journal or looking for a fun way to make some gifts for the holidays? Learn to make your own simple journal or sketchbook for writing, drawing or mixed media artwork.

COSTS: Regular tuition for this half-day workshop is $45. Save $10 on Early Bird tuition which is available up to one week in advance and automatically applied when you choose your ticket(s).

Register HERE to reserve your spot

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Ongoing Online Classes:

Introductory Skills in Celtic Art:  Interlocking and Interlacing Shapes

New Celtic Knotwork Fundamentals Class online!I have quick and easy set of lessons up on Skillshare.com that serves as a great starter to learning Celtic Knotwork, using simple shapes.   The class is only 20 minutes, and can be re-watched as much as you’d like if you sign up for Skillshare premium (which is like the the “Netflix of Learning” with 1000’s of classes).

Heads-up, Sign ups for Skillshare Premium will still net you TWO FREE months of premium subscription instead of one with this link!

New Online Knotwork Class: Drawing Heart & Pretzel KnotsCeltic Knotwork Skills Class #2: Drawing Hearts and Pretzel Knots

This new class is a great follow-up to my first class above, and gets you on the road to learning some fundamental DESIGN skills using the heart shape as a base to create a myriad of knots….  I hope you’ll join me!

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Mandala art by Sadelle Wiltshire

Zentangle:  a Meditative Art ….
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