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…

Bonnie Bishoff

Bonnie Bishoff and her wonderful husband, J.M. Syron are known for their collaborative polymer marquetry on large pieces of furniture. The Racine Museum of Art in Wisconsin has a wonderful video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=26&v=AStj3tndsqI) about the exhibition Terra Nova from 2011, which shows several of their pieces. They have moved forward to make statement jewelry that have…

Kathleen Dustin

Kathleen Dustin and her magical purses are coming to CJS in March. In deference to the memorial service on March 3 for our dear friend, Elise Winter, who sadly passed on New Year’s Day, we have rescheduled Kathleen’s class to March 8-10th. We have opened a second session of her class on the following Tuesday…

Classes

Ellen has been a busy girl, lining up teachers and amazing classes all the way into 2021. The schedule is wonderful as you will see as you read forward. Classes fill almost as fast as they are announced. Sometimes we are able to talk the teachers into doing a second, mid-week session when the class…

Lindly Haunani, Queen of Color!

Lindly is debuting a new color workshop inspired by Modern Quilts called “Telling Your Color Story: Harmonious Color Schemes. Creative Journey Studios will be rockin’ color this weekend (Fri – Sunday) as Lindly teaches us a series of veneers that will serve as fabric for our polymer quilts. Below is an example of a Half…

Dr. Ron—The Doctor will be in!

Ron Lehocky, the “Heart Doctor”, is coming for a visit September 14 to the 16th, and will perform CPR sessions (Clay Play with Ron) for your fun and edification. He will offer free demos (from noon to 2 and from 4 to 6 on Fri and Sat; noon to 2 on Sunday) on a variety…

Julie and Lynda come to Milton!

Julie Picarello presented “Tube Bails with Meshed Up Imprint Mokume, Lunar Feather Beads and Faded Tapestry” in July. We jammed as much as possible into this weekend! This is what happens when you can’t decide which of the wonderful classes Julie teaches you want. So you say, “Yes, please!” These are pictures of Julie’s tube…

Whew!

Well, we survived our opening. We were still arranging shelves at ten minutes to 5:00, when the doors were supposed to open. I think it is a family trait to use every last possible second to finish the job. We had a nice turnout and everyone proclaimed that they were amazed we were ready. We…