Attended Classes

Attended classes given by –

Seth Apter, www.sethapter.comGet Baked – traditional encaustic painting, using pigments mixed media with melted beeswax and resins. April 2019 – Valley Stamp and Scrap – 

Seth Apter, www.sethapter.comFifty-Two Card Pick-Up – Using mixed media techniques to create a unique journal using 52 playing cards. April 2019 – Valley Stamp and Scrap – 

Joanne Sharpe,  2019 Artfully Inspired Life. A yearlong  online class focused on acrylic, watercolor and pen and ink techniques – Ongoing.

Vintage Page Designs, Triangle Stab Book Binding, January 2019. Vintage Page Designs offers online book binding technique classes for free. The company has a limited supply of new handmade paper each month. I highly recommend it for paperholics.

Springfield Art Association, Springfield, IL –  Papermaking, handmade papermaking.

Joanne Sharpe, “Whimsical Watercolors: Garden Party” – online class – Ongoing.

Joanne Sharpe, – Best selling author and international art instructor. Her book, The Art of Whimsical Lettering, was named the Amazon Editor’s Pick for the Best Craft Book of 2014.  The Artful Hearts Painted Journal, Whimsical Watercoloring, Find Your Style Find Your Font and It’s a Doodle Life Classes – September 2018. Presented at, Ephemera Paducah,



Andy Skinner – International mixed media artist from the UK. Shabby Industrial Box and Scrap Metal Book Box Classes – September 2018. Presented at, Valley Stamp and Scrap LLC,


Leighanna Light – Metal and Paper for Bookmaking and Beyond – August 2018. Presented at, Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts, 

Cathy Kitto – Gel Plate Printing – August 2018. Presented at, Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts, 


Taylored Expressions – Stamp Joy Workshops – September 2017. Presented at, Taylored Expressions.

Dyan Reaveley http://www.dyan-reaceley.blogspot.comJournaling with Inks and Stencils, Incorporating Rubber Stamps into Your Journal Pages, Painted Backgrounds, and  Introducing Tags and Textures Classes, dylusions, sprays, inks and stamps – October 2016. Presented at, Busy Scrappin,


Finnabair –  “Poetry of Patina” Canvas Workshop, August 2017. “Overemotional” Canvas Workshop, mixed media, canvas collage, pastes, paints and elements – August 2015. Presented at, The Paper Boutique

Ken Oliver http://www.kensworldinprogress.comWatercolor Wall Art and Watercolor Journal Classes, Color Burst stenciling and painting – June 2015.  Presented at, The Paper Boutique,

Pink Ink – Intro to Prisma Coloring and Chalk Pencil, Classes – colored pencils – September 2014. Presented at, The Paper Boutique,