I am very happy to say, I have been invited to teach two classes and give a lecture at Focus on Fiber Florida Style.
My first class is called, Monoprint, Resist and Stamp: A Vibrant Still Life. This class is based on my Live your Brightest Life contribution to Yvonne Porcella’s tribute of the same name. While this may look complex, the class will break down the steps necessary to build and layer similar imagery while utilizing mono-printing, freezer paper resist and stamping methods together with Procion MX dyes.
And here is my finished tribute, to show what you might do with your printed works!
My second class is called You Can’t Resist This! and is a class that combines soy wax resist with the use of Procion MX dyes. This class is my most popular class, especially when I teach it with dyes. Soy wax is a great resist, easy to wash out, it’s inexpensive and provides great result!
I will be giving a lecture on what it takes to present a craft book proposal too!
I have only heard good things about this retreat. The facility is supposed to be great, the food gets positive reviews and they bring some pretty great teachers together. I do hope you will sign up!
I need a little help getting the word out about this, so I am going to do a give-away!!! Maybe you or someone you know would like to take a class with me, maybe you have friends who live in or near Florida, or who might travel with you to attend the class! I would love to work with you. And your friends.
This is a two step sign up:
1. Please share the link to THIS post to Facebook AND tag me in the body of the post.
2. Please leave a comment to this post too.
and well, here is what I would like to give away:
6 pieces of Melly Prints! These are 9×11″ (or so) and all are original handprints! Please share and comment!