It’s Time to Tangle with Susan Stortini

Creativ Festival 2014

Susan Stortini

Susan Stortini is a multi media artist, creativity coach and certified Zentangle® instructor. She is an ardent believer that having a mindful drawing and art practice is a positive component to a well balanced life. Zentangle® is a beautiful and simple to learn art form that has many favorable health benefits. In this accelerating technological world, this mindful art form creates relaxation and satisfaction. Come and try it for yourself.  www.SusanStortini.com

 

Creativ Fest 2014

It’s Time to Tangle

It’s Time to Tangle… Zentangle® That Is! (hands-on 25)

The Zentangle method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns found in nature. The easy to recreate, repeat patterns will have you hooked in no time at all. $5 Material Fee
Interactive Studio – Fri 2:30 . Sat 9:30

 

Creativ 2014

The Zentangle Experience

 

 

The Zentangle® Experience

Zentangle ® is an uplifting art form whose timeless enjoyment pays tribute to its creators! Renowned artist and calligrapher Maria Thomas along with recording artist, flute maker and monk, Rick Roberts, created a series of steps that engage basic creativity combined with relaxed focus. Join Susan for an informative journey through the world of Zentangle ®.
Room 105 – Fri 4:30

Class registration will begin in Spring 2014. Watch for updates here on our blog for when brochure details become available and registration begins. www.creativfestival.ca

Creativ Scrapbook and Paper Arts Make’n Takes

Creativ Festival 2014

Scrapbook and Cards Today

 Scrapbook & Cards Today is back with the latest fresh and trendy ideas. Always loaded with inspiration and on the cutting edge of the hottest new industry trends and tools, the Interactive Studio is THE go to place for all that’s paper fun! Plus, learn more about their exciting Crop & Create events and meet the heart of it all, magazine, Publisher, Catherine Tachdjian, who’s been known to say, “embellish with purpose”! www.ScrapbookandCards.com

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Make n Take

Make ‘n Takes Galore (hands-on 25)

Join the Scrapbook & Cards Today design team members as they share creative tips with brand new make ‘n takes using the newest products. Don’t miss these fun sessions!
Interactive Studio – Fri 9:30, 1:30 & 3:30 . Sat 10:30, 12:30 & 3:30

Class registration will begin in Spring 2014. Watch for updates here on our blog for when brochure details become available and registration begins. www.creativfestival.ca

Learn to Make Creative Cards with Josee Smuck

Josee Smuck is owner of Stamping Jo, has been a Stampin’ Up! © Canada demonstrator since 2002 and currently supports a team of over 800 demonstrators across Canada!  www.StampingJo.com

Creativ Festival 2014

Creative Cards

Creative Cards (hands-on 25)

Join Josee for some crafty fun as you learn rubber stamping techniques that you can use to embellish cards, scrapbook pages and even home décor items! You’ll have a chance to try out tons of fun products as you create beautiful greeting cards!
Interactive Studio – Fri 10:30 . Sat 2:30

Class registration will begin in Spring 2014. Watch for updates here on our blog for when brochure details become available and registration begins. www.creativfestival.ca

UpCycling: Rollart with Alyssa and Yvonne

Alyssa Light is an embellishment expert with a background in creative design. This graduate of the Georgian College Gold/Silversmithing program loves to explore and experiment with mixed media including fabric dyeing, button making, surface design, glass fusing, embellishment, paper crafting and fibre art.

Yvonne Westoveracquired formal artistic training through a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Guelph. She finds visual inspiration in everyday life and considers it a badge of honour to have paint stained hands after a day of making art.

 

This artistic duo met at Creativ… They’re back to co-teach and share insider tips to expand your creativity. 

Upcycled Rollart @creativ Festival

Upcycled Rollart

UpCycling: Rollart (25) All Levels

Who knew a toilet roll tube could be so exciting? Cut, fold and glue this commonly thrown away item to create beautiful ornaments. Dress it up with paint, glitter and other wonderful tidbits from the teachers’ endless stash. No one will believe how you made it! Kit $5

3 Hour Workshop.

Registration starts at the end of this month for Fall 2013 Conference Classes, October 23 through 27 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building.

 

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Light and Westover Mixed Media Paper Crafts

Alyssa Lightis an embellishment expert with a background in creative design. This graduate of the Georgian College Gold/Silversmithing program loves to explore and experiment with mixed media including fabric dyeing, button making, surface design, glass fusing, embellishment, paper crafting and fibre art.

Yvonne Westoveracquired formal artistic training through a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Guelph. She finds visual inspiration in everyday life and considers it a badge of honour to have paint stained hands after a day of making art.

This artistic duo met at Creativ… They’re back to co-teach and share insider tips to expand your creativity.

 Paper Arts Mixed Media @ Creativ Festival

Paper Arts: Mixed Media

 Paper Arts: Mixed Media Techniques (25) All Levels

This class is loaded with tips and techniques to build better mixed-media backgrounds, the foundation for journals and other paper crafts. Find out how to turn treasured scraps of paper into fabulous mixed media backgrounds with Alyssa and Yvonne as they share their combined creative ideas. Use papers to layer and paint, incorporate glitter and inks, plus other wet and dry embellishment techniques. As the pages of your journal begin to fill with fabulous reference samples, the journal itself becomes a work of art! Kit $15 Journal included.

3 Hour Workshop.

Learn to Zentangle with Susan Stortini

Susan Stortini is a creativity coach, art educator and certified Zentangle® teacher who learned the art of Zentangle® and its philosophical importance from the founders themselves. www.susanstortini.com

Stortini - Zentangle Wider Vertical with Heart

Zentangle, Susan Stortini

 Zentangle® (30) All Levels

Zentangle® is an easy to learn, relaxing and beautiful art form created by Rick Roberts (a flute maker, recording artist and monk) and Maria Thomas (a renowned artist and calligrapher). Together they created a series of steps to allow one to easily experience the benefits of relaxed focus while creating beautiful art. Art journaling, scrapbooking, beading and textile applications are just some of the many ways to apply this art form. Come see what it’s all about and give it a try. You can do anything One Stroke at a Time™. Kit $8

1.5 Hour Workshop.

 

 

Stortini - Zentangle Medallion

Zentangle Mandalas, Stortini

Zentangle® & Mandalas (30) Intermediate +

You have learned the basics of Zentangle® and are ready to move beyond the boundaries. After a quick review of the basics, Susan will guide you through patterns that require more focus with questions encouraged. We will explore the use of colour, mandalas, new patterns and interesting creative directions that will incorporate the use of your new found skills. See how Zentangle® is a creative tool that will help you to further enhance your creativity. Kit $8

3 Hour Workshop.

Fall 2013 Conference Class with Scrapbook & Cards Today

Creativ FestivalTriple Play Paper Capers (25) All Levels
Come join us for this 3 part class with exciting giveaways!

 

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Texture Effect, ScrapMuch

Texture Effect
Explore mixed media techniques to create a gorgeous 12 x 12 scrapbook layout with texture and dimension. Use texture effect paint, masks, Mr. Huey’s mists and other embellishments to add details to your scrapbook pages with Laura Whitaker of ScrapMuch?

Distress without Distress!
Come and see what Tim Holtz’s Distress products are all about as we create 2 fun and simple cards using distress inks, distress stains and distress markers. Sheila Jackson of the The Memory Keeper shows how!

Adding Punch & Pockets
Create a peek-a-boo pocket mini book. Perfect for gathering special memories with Laura Essensa of Sweet Sentiments. You will be using the new Envelope and Punch Boards and the latest 3 x 4 Project Life punch by We R Memory Keepers to pop out tags.

3 Hour Workshop

 

Class registration will begin later this month. Watch for updates here on our blog for when brochure details become available and registration begins. www.creativfestival.ca