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PLEASE NOTE: Online class bookings have now closed, but bookings can be made from 7.30am each day at the expo.


Session 1: 9:30am – 11:30am

Shadow Canvas – Feathers & Friends with Michelle Grant

Sponsored by:
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Skill level: All skill levelsSession 1_Shadow Canvas1

Learn several new techniques creating this 10”x12” Shadow Canvas. We give stamping and stencilling a new twist that makes doing these techniques even easier, including how to stamp and stencil over 3D surfaces, and creative feather techniques. You will create a canvas that you can display in your home or would make the perfect personalised gift for a loved one.

Class includes: 10”x12” canvas using teal, magenta and purple colours. Embellishments (charms, washi tape, flowers and more) by Craft Queen. Class sets sponsored by: Stamps by Darkroom Door, Stencils by The Crafters Workshop, Colour Pastes by Colour Blast, Spray Inks by 13arts.

Students bring: Basic tool kit , palette knife, paint brush for glue/sealer medium (medium size soft brush), non-stick craft mat, fine tipped scissors and craft knife, black permanent ink (eg StazOn, Archival Ink etc), PVA type glue –  clear drying (eg X-Press It Power Tac, Helmar 450 etc). Glue/sealer (eg Decou-Page Matte or Ranger texture paste –  transparent matt etc.  –  one that dries clear and can glue down papers and can be applied with a paint brush.) Double-sided tape (preferably 12 to 18 mm wide). Can be created with or without a photo. (Photo size 2.5”x3.5” black & white). Tweezers (optional), water spray (optional), cardboard if you want to pop up your photo (optional), script stamp if you have one and don’t want to wait (optional)

Class cost: $55

Session 2: 12noon – 2pm

All My Heart with Fiona Paltridge

Sponsored by:
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Skill level: All skill levelsFiona Paltridge sneak peek Session 2

This off the page project that explores the use of texture and colour through mixed media, lace, flowers, charms, wire work, splash inks and sprays. Create a gorgeous heart plaque filled with lots of embellishments and lace adornments. Using 13arts products, you can explore the magical world of mists and sprays and learn the technique of assemblage and layering on your future projects. You can also create two cards with the lace and charms left over, using sprays and splash inks in the class.

Kit includes: 19cm wooden heart plaque, crochet doily, selection of laces and ribbon, small bronze charms, 13arts Ayeeda chalk mist spray, 13arts natural coloured Mika flakes, paper twine, tiny twine, cheese cloth, paper flowers, large vintage key charm, chipboard phrase, wooden bird cage element. Shared in class are 13arts Ayeeda mist sprays, gesso, gel medium, splash inks, background stamp.

Students bring: Basic tool kit, scissors, small paint brush, gesso brush, palette knife, heat tool, messy mat, wipes, black archival ink pad.

Class cost: $55


Session 3: 2.30pm – 4.30pm

Explore Serenity – Mixed Media Layout with Michelle Grant

Sponsored by:
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Saturday 11th June: class SOLD OUT

Sunday 12th June: only 1 place left!

Skill level: All skills levels
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Create a beautiful serene layout that will suit either boy or girl photos. The layout is in aqua, gold, cream and natural tones. Also perfect for beach photos. ‘Explore’ is the title of the layout and you will learn innovative ways to 3D stencils and explore all the options for using the yummy new Colour Pastes from Colour Blast. 

Class includes: Cardstock and pattern paper, embellishments –  charms, buttons, lace, hessian, washi tape from Craft Queen. In the class you’ll use: colour pastes and sprays from Colour Blast, stamps from Darkroom Door, stencils from The Crafters Workshop and chipboard from 2Crafty.

Students bring: Basic tool kit, palette Knife, edge distresser (or scissors), PVA type glue – clear drying (eg X-Press It Power Tac, Helmar 450 etc one that will glue fabrics), vintage photo distress ink, cardboard to pop up your photo (optional), grid stamp if you have one and don’t want to wait (optional).

Class cost: $55