The Holiday Season is upon us…..

As the year winds down and we gear up for holiday shopping, we are taking time to work on the collection, restock the shelves and rearrange the tool walls….one of many reasons we are glad that Randy is here! He does a great job of merchandizing the artists’ work and the gallery has never looked…

Classes for 2020

Ellen has been working hard to plan a full year of classes (truth be told, she has a few classes already booked into 2021 and 2022). It’s a tough job that I gladly let her do, but I think you will be impressed with her success. In order to be able to book the teachers’…

Beauty from Sweden

One of the highlights of Creative Journey Studios is our Collection – “Polymer From the Beginning”. Some of the pieces date back to the mid-seventies and we continue to acquire new work that develops the story. One of our latest pieces is a magnificent horse sculpture, “Diamond” from EvaMarie Törnström of Sweden. We met EvaMarie…

Loretta Lam

Brains are exploding around here this weekend (Nov 1-3, 2019), as Loretta Lam expounds on design theory. There have been some soul searching thought processes going on and now color is being worked on. The group is stretching their collective wings and revelations are being made. It will be interesting to see what the final…

Lindly Haunani

Lindly’s three day color centric polymer workshop is coming to Creative Journey Studios. ….twice! She will be here on Labor Day Weekend (August 30- September 1, 2019, as well as the following weekend, September 6-8th, 2019. That means two chances to increase your color mixing agility! She will help you embrace fluorescents when mixing colors…

Julie Eakes

You probably know Julie from her pointillist cane portraits that she has wowed the polymer world with for years. Her caning skills and her cane reducing skills are mind-boggling. And we are going to take advantage of that in this class to make one of her Silk Road bracelets. She has developed a technique for…

Celine Charuau

We have been following Celine (you may know her as GrisBleu from her blog) for years. We leapt at a chance to take a class from her at the Synergy conference last year in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, and we weren’t disappointed. We asked her then and there to create a class for Creative Journey….

Sarah Shriver

Designing Complex 3D Canes May 31- June 2 (10:00  to 5:00) — $360 Drawing on inspiration of your choosing (a painting, a piece of fabric, a flower or any 3 or 4 color combination that thrills you), you’ll create blocks of Skinner blends that capture the spirit of your muse. From these we will design…

Christi Friesen

Scratch, Crackle, Pop! A polymer exploration workshop with Christi Friesen Are you ready to take your design and composition skills to the next level? Do you want to explore innovative ways to use polymer clay? Are you excited about combining your polymer with other materials to create more sophisticated and evolved pieces? Well, then join…

Doreen Kassel

We are bringing Doreen Kassel to Creative Journey Studios to teach an amazing weekend(April 12-14) of fun. The Rainbow Coalition Workshop is a gang of three classes tied together by their use of color, sculpting and attention to graceful design. Big Beads: Make big, bold sculptural beads, explore sensuous color combinations using luscious and luminous…