Complimentary beginners masking tutorial (see below).
Optional breakout classes can be purchased separately.
COMPLIMENTARY SCENE BUILDING TUTORIAL
Our welcome reception will be followed by the complimentary basic scene building tutorial.
This is a beginners' spring board for a productive and successful 3 day stamping event!
24 HOUR ACCESS
You have the ability to work round the clock, or until you drop.
The last one out at night is responsible for seeing that the front desk personnel lock our room.
WHAT TO BRING/BUY?
will need to bring or purchase your own consumables
(inks, markers, papers, adhesives, eclipse tape/post-its, embellishments, etc.)
may want to bring some of your own tools
(brushes, acrylic blocks, brayer, die cuts/embossing folders, etc.)
You will need specific supplies for any classes you may want to take.
WE WILL PROVIDE:
Stampscapes and other stamps from a variety of companies for everyone to share.
brush station (you provide your own sketch Copic markers)
Tool station which will include:
trimmer(s), ruler, ScorIt board, heat gun, pencil sharpener, some
and perhaps more. Requests considered.
We will provide stamp cleaner. Everyone is responsible for cleaning the stamps they use.
Hospitality table (bottled water, salty & sweet munchies).
Door Prizes, Goody Bags
We will have some items on-site for sale. You will run a tab sheet and settle up at the end of your time with us.
We will accept cash, Visa/Mastercard or PayPal.
You will have an opportunity to visit Peddlers Den Retail Outlet to shop as well.
New Friends Relaxing After Class!!
Commuters welcome. For those staying on-site,
reserve your hotel rooms early to take advantage of our
Special Group Room Rate of $94.99 per night!!
Each room has a refridgerator, and breakfast is included with room.
Phone 630-273-6000 and ask for the Peddlers Den Stamp Retreat group rate.
ON-SITE RESTAURANT &
Top Shelf offers outstanding meals for lunch and dinner!
Class Registration Opens August
Classes for October 2013 will feature a steady progression of techniques to help beginners, even those who have NEVER done scene building before, to gradually and steadily increase their skill level over the course of the retreat. Specific cards for each class are not shown because we are in the process of updating our classes and including some of the NEW 2013 images from Stampscapes.
ALL classes must be pre-registered for and prepaid. This enables us to prepare the correct number of class kits, and we typically do not prepare extras. We reserve the right to cancel any class that has less than 4 registrants, and to add additional choices for the techniques that appear to be the most popular. In the event a class is cancelled, you will be notified and your fees will be refunded.
Order and prepay for your supplies and get a 10% discount. The order form will be available when the class schedule is published.
Scene Building / Masking
Complimentary to retreat attendees.
You must register to allow me to know how many material packets to prepare.
This is a complimentary session for retreat attendees who have not done scene building (masking) before. It is designed to give those not proficient in scene building and masking a good jump start to the retreat. This will help you understand the various materials used to mask, how to mask, how to use the tonal applicator, some basic error correction tips including the use of the stamp positioner, and using Copic pens to repair images. Tips pertaining to what inks and papers to use for each technique will be included. Bring detail scissors, tonal applicator stamp and assorted sizes acrylic blocks. REGISTRATION REQUIRED so that I know how many class packs to prepare.
White Pencil Vintage
Scenes This is a great class for beginners, but also fun for
experienced stampers. Details to be announced August
White Pencil Vintage Scenes
This is a great class for beginners, but also fun for experienced stampers. Details to be announced August 1st.
Use watercolor pencils and waterbrushes to make beautiful scenes. Must have at least a set of 24 pencils, but a 48 or 60 pencil set will give you much better results.
Participants must bring their own sketch style Copic markers. Details to be announced August 1st.
Fun cards that require little or no masking.
Fast & Fun Beginner
Stippling With Templates
These are very fast and fun cards for any skill level. Participants must have their own stipple brushes. We recommend size 4 or 6, but sizes 2, 4, 6 or 8 will work.
I rarely do a winter scene without a heavy dose of glitter. Glitter helps to bring an icy, cold, crisp accent your snowy, winter scenes.
Putting It All
This takes beginners to the next step of scenic stamping.
Out In The Country
Night On The Farm, Long & Thin
Beavers & Birches
A Touch Of Humor
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