Classes & Events

2019 Classes

Unless otherwise stated, classes will take place in my studio at Western Avenue Studios in Lowell, Massachusetts. Check out the dates for my FREE monthly drop-in sessions here.

Leaf Printing with a Gel Plate

Thursday, September 19, 10am – 1pm or Saturday, September 21, 9am – 1pm, $99

You will spend the morning creating mono prints on a gelatin plate and high quality Golden Open acrylic paints. You will learn how to:

• Print with botanicals
• Work with stencils and masks
• Create texture from found objects

Students will go home with dozens and dozens of beautiful prints to use in a variety of papercrafting projects.

Sign up here for Thursday.
Sign up here for Saturday.

Altered Book Class

Back by popular request, I’ll be offering this one-day class on the following dates:
Thur, October 17, 9:00am – 5:00pm or Sat, October 19, 9:00am – 5:00pm

In this introductory one day class you will collage a small childrens book using vintage papers, ephemera, fabric and found objects. We will create pockets, mixed media tags and mini books. All materials and supplies will be provided but you are welcome to bring some favorite quotes and any special items that you would like to include in your book.

Sign up here for Thursday
Sign up here for Saturday

Altered Book | Vintage Page Designs Manning

Sketch Book Weekend

Sat, November 16, 9:30am – 3:30pm & Sun, November 17, 9:30-3:30pm, $199

During this intensive weekend class, you will learn how to make at least 3 hardcover sketchbooks: Coptic Stitch binding, Secret Belgian binding and 2-section cross stitch binding. Some bookmaking or hand sewing experience is necessary to take this class.

Sign up here.

Coptic Stitch Journal

Thurs, December 12, 9:30am – 3:30pm or Sat December 14, 9:30am – 3:30pm, $99

In this full day class you will learn how to create a two-needle coptic stitched book with handmade paper covers. You’ll leave class with one finished journal and have the option to purchase further kits to make at home. The class will also include a bonus demonstration on how to create your own book cloth.

Sign up here for Thursday.
Sign up here for Saturday.


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