Saturday Morning

Saturday Session 1 – 10.30am to 12.30pm

Room 1

Steampunk Spectacle with Sue Smyth

Skill Level: All levels welcome

Celebrate steampunk and make a practical project too, you will convert a spectacle case into a work of art or beautiful trinket box. You will work with rust paste, alcohol inks, Inka Gold and lots of bling to alter chipboard, trinkets and resin elements.

Kit includes: All material needed to create a steampunk spectacle case, spectacle case, mediums, chipboard and step by step instructions.

What to bring: Basic tool kit, paint brushes, wipes, water jar, messy matt and extra rhinestones or trinkets if you want to personalise, heat gun if possible.

Cost: $50

Sponsored by: Arnold’s Scrapbook & Craft Supplies


Room 2

Butterfly Effect with Michelle Grant — CLASS SOLD OUT —

Skill Level: All levels welcome

Learn different watercolour techniques and how to paint seamless watercolour faces. You will learn how to shade faces to create depth and how to create unique abstract effects, how to let go and more. Michelle has designed stamps and stencils for this class to make it easy even for beginners, no drawing required.

Kit includes: All supplies required to create two beautiful watercolour faces and butterflies including the use of NEW Colour Blast watercolours on high quality 300 gsm A4 watercolour papers, and stamps and stencils designed by Michelle Grant.

What to bring: Basic tool kit, black and white 0.7mm Posca paint pens, four paint brushes: round 6 and 12, mechanical pencil, eraser, baby wipes, paper towel, black permanent ink pad and black permanent fine tip pen.

Cost: $65

Sponsored by: Colour Blast Australia


Room 3

Zentangle Bloom with Tanya Froud

Skill Level: All levels

Learn the art of zentangle, using simple repetitive patterns to create a striking contrast against black backgrounds, and immerse yourself in this relaxing meditative art form. Make bright flowers bloom from the darkness using Artist Inks and tie them all together to make a stunning one of a kind layout. Some of the products you will be using include Artist Inks, embossing powders and stamps designed by Michelle Grant and Colour Blast.

Kit includes: All the materials required to create a 12×12 mixed media page. Plus use of Colour Blast Artist Inks, Embossing Powders, tools and more. Products sponsored by Creative Mess and Colour Blast.

What to bring: Basic tool kit, heat tool, one 4x4inch photo (can be black and white or colour).

Cost: $60

Sponsored by: Colour Blast Australia


Room 4

Love This Memory with Tina Ollett

Skill Level: Intermediate to advanced. You will need to know basics of mixed media, for example application of texture paste, gesso etc.

You will make a 12 x 12 masculine grunge scrapbooking layout focusing on two portrait photos. Techniques include layering of media from texture pastes through to stamping, colouring with inks and dressing of archival boards.

Kit includes: Paper collection ‘Captured Adventures’ and archival boards with a selection of some medias. Products sponsored by 49 and Market.

What to bring: Basic tool kit, clear drying glue, Splat Mat, paint brushes: three medium sized, sponge brush, palette knife, inking dauber or tool with sponge, Distress Ink: Black Soot and Iced Spruce, Archival Ink or Staz On black. Photographs required: one 9.5cm x 14.5cm, one 10cm x 7.5cm approximately.

Cost: $55

Sponsored by: Arnold’s Scrapbook & Craft Supplies


Room 5

My Favourite Photos with Jane Tregenza

Skill Level: All levels

Using a special chipboard frame from Imaginarium Designs, you will learn how to add a rustic finish using embossing powders. This frame is a great way to add multiple photos to your layouts. Jane will guide you through the layout step by step and share with you how she designs and creates her layouts.

Kit includes: Imaginarium Designs chipboard & feature frame, Graphic 45 print papers, various embellishments. Papers will come pre-cut but you will need to fussy cut your own bugs. Products sponsored by Imaginarium & Seriously Scrapbooking.

What to bring: Basic tool kit, paper trimmer and ruler in inches, clear gel glue, double sided tape, foam tape, favourite fussy cutting scissors, brown ink pads for edges not Staz On, black journaling pen. Photos required: a selection suitable to be cropped to 4 x 4 inches and 3 x 4 inches. (Only two 4x4s and three 3x4s will be used but not all will work so bring a good selection.)

Cost: $55

Sponsored by: Seriously Scrapbooking


Room 6

So Happy with Karola Witczak

Skill Level: All levels. You will need to know how to fussy cut, to use glues and trimmer.

You will create a 12 x 12 layout in a marine theme with a feminine feel. Karola will show you how easy it is to work and how much you can create using Mintay Papers. You will learn fast and effective fussy cutting and make beautiful, rich layers. You will make a washed look using white mediums and soft mixed media techniques (great for beginners).

Kit includes: 12 x 12 Mintay Paper Set, paper flowers, Element Sheets with collage to fussy cut, chipboard elements.  Mediums will be provided for sharing: gesso, paste, inks.

What to bring: Basic tool kit, medium brush, small sponge (kitchen sponge is fine). Photos required: one 4 x 6 or one 5 x 5 or two smaller 3 x 4 photos.

Cost: $60

Sponsored by: The Crafty Chain