Aug 15 2019

Art Journal Weekend!!!

June 4th-7th 2020
Art Journal Weekend
with artists Pam Garrison & Michelle Allen!

Registration Opens Nov. 1 at noon (PST).
We are offering early bird registration (10AM (PST))  for those who sign up on our newsletter.
Limited space, only 8 spots available.

This enchanting weekend will be hosted by Michelle and Pam in Michelle’s beautiful home, located in the Portland, Oregon metro area (Vancouver, WA).
This event is open to beginners and art journal aficiandos alike! Everyone is welcome –  treat yourself!

Join us for a long weekend full of inspiration, connection, laughing, art instruction, yummy food and being spoiled.
Fall in love with all Art Journaling has to offer!

This is an all-inclusive event! All materials for art journal making and creating in the journals themselves will be included! 🙂


In addition to creating your beautiful journal, we will also visit a few of our favorite places in Portland, OR, such as taking in the charm of art-journaling at a local winery, and getting a behind-the-scenes look of owning and operating an art-based business. You will also receive endless access to the art studio, to explore techniques and get creative!


Make new friends & spend time with like-minded creatives!

Professional artists, Michelle Allen and Pam Garrison, are passionate about creating, especially in their Art Journals, and they can’t wait to share their love of art journaling with you!

DETAILS:

When: June 4th-7th 2020
Registration Opens Nov. 1 at noon (PST). We will do an early bird registration at 10AM for those who have signed up on our newsletter.
Only 8 spots will be available.

Where: This enchanting weekend will be hosted by Michelle and Pam in Michelle’s beautiful home, located in the Portland, Oregon metro area (Vancouver, WA).

Price: $1300 all inclusive, per person
*there are 3 queen-sized bedrooms (one with it’s own bathroom, and the other two share a jack & jill bathroom). There is also one king-size bedroom with it’s own bathroom. Sharing a bed will be required. so bring a friend, or make a new one! 
*airfare and travel not included

Sign up for Early Bird Registration HERE.

 

Aug 12 2019

Garden Gate Mural Painting

Painting a mural has been on my “list” for a very, very long time.
Several weeks ago I decided I just needed to go for it and not over-think it.

My small side gate seemed like a good place to start.

I began by taking a picture of my gate and doing the design in ProCreate on my iPad.
Which worked out great for choosing colors that went well with my existing fence and house.
Then to Home Depot I went!

And I was SO not prepared for this!
In hindsight, I bought  WAY too much paint.
The quarts were quite the overkill as I didn’t use a entire sampler size in a single color.

I set up my camera and was going to video the process but realized a good 30 minutes into it that it only recorded about 3 minutes of me painting. ugh, next time.

Look at how happy I am to be finally doing this. 😉
I believe a lot of my fear and procratination on projects like these comes from the possibility of not being happy with the finished product and having to spend time redoing them. I really need to get over this mindset.


All finished. I love how bright and cheery it ended up.
Hopefully my neighbors all like it too. haha! 🙂