Join us to welcome Jen Starr for 3 classes on Tuesday, December 15, 2015.

Choose from a mixed media canvas, cards and art journaling.

Each class is $45.00.

Jen is the Senior Educator for Viva Decor a 5x Ranger Certified Instructor, on the Education Team for Stampendous and has taught for some wonderful companies including Prima, Tattered Angels, Art Anthology, Canvas Concepts, Faber-Castell and Basic Grey, just to name a few. Follow Jen on her blog


First at 10am is the Paint, Crackle and Stencil class

You will create a painted, crackling, stenciled, highly textured masterpiece on this 8×12 canvas incorporating a variety of techniques and products from Viva Décor and the brand new Jumbo floral die from Tim Holtz for the Canvas flower. We will focus on mixing media such as Ferro, Inka Gold, and Crackle to achieve layers of beautiful depth that just glow.


At 1:30pm create a variety of card in Inka Gold Techniques

Inka Gold is one of those unique products that lends itself to ANY style you want it to…all you need to do is learn how to unlock its potential! This TECHNIQUE BONANZA workshop is heavily focused on over a dozen different ways to use Inka Gold while working on a variety if cards. Whether your personal tastes are elegant, distressed, artistic or cutesy and bright, we will be covering it during the class while we work with new stamps and stencils as well. You will have the opportunity to work with ALL of the beautiful colors that Inka Gold has to offer to create cards that compliment your style.


At 5:30pm Artist Layers-Art Journaling.

Using the beautiful and vibrant Dylusions Paints you will create 4 unique pages in your art journal. We will focus on painting techniques for layering color and images, color theory and blending (without getting mud!), washes and glazes, a variety of ways to use stencils and masks, working with gesso and so much more… These pages will be a stunning addition to your art journal and you will learn some great techniques that you will be able to translate in to all of your future projects!


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