Happenings – July

Upcoming Classes

Wine & Wings

Date: 10am Friday, 10 August 2018

Venue:  Two Sisters Scrapbooking & Papercraft

This class has been postponed due to Two Sisters Scrapbooking & Papercraft being closed for renovations.  The above is the new date.

This 3 hour mixed media class with Selena Stevens, will create an altered wine bottle using chipboard, beads, string, die cuts, acrylic paint and inka gold.  All art products will be supplied.  $20.  Book with Two Sisters Scrapbooking & Papercraft.

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Colour & Collage

Date:  10am Friday 7thSeptember 2018

Venue:  Two Sisters Scrapbooking & Papercraft

This 2.5 hour mixed media class with Selena Stevens, will create an abstract art journal page. Techniques will include the use of stencils, stamps, punches, collage and acrylic paint while also using a medium to create texture.  All art products will be supplied.  $20. Book with Two Sisters Scrapbooking & Papercraft.

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 Elephant

Date:  10am Friday 21stSeptember 2018

Venue:  Two Sisters Scrapbooking & Papercraft

This 2.5 hour mixed media class with Selena Stevens, will create a mixed media art journal page. Collage, acrylic paint and watersoluble pencils will be used.  Assistance and guidance will be provided to draw a simple elephant if required.  All art products will be supplied.  $20.  Book with Two Sisters Scrapbooking & Papercraft.

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Mixed Media Monthly Challenge

This month’s challenge theme is  “Wings of Wonder”.

Competition ends 31st July.

Entry to be sent to selenastevensart@gmail.com

for submission to album on Selena Stevens Art facebook page.

 

The winner will receive:

A framed watercolour painting by Wendy Patterson.

 

To see more of Wendy’s work:

Facebook:  Wendy Patterson Art

Instagram: wendy_patterson_art 

Next months theme will be notified on the 1stAugust.

Surprises

In conjuction with Two Sisters Scrapbooking & Papercraft and Wendy Patterson’s Art, a few surprises are on the horizon.

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Mixed Media Boxes

The first of these surprises is a Mixed Media Box that will require a minimum of 3 months subscription. Each month will ensure that you receive a range of art supplies.   The first Mixed Media Box will be sent out on the 1st  September 2018.

Wendy and myself will provide video tutorials each month using these art supplies to create a painting.

A tag will also be included as part of the Mixed Media Box to ecourage people to create something on the tag and to return it to Two Sisters Scrapbooking & Papercraft.  Once returned this tag will be sent to another box subscriber as a keepsake as part of a tag swap.  With the original artist also receiving someone elses tag.

To subscribe to these Mixed Media Boxes contact Two sisters Scrapbooking & Papercraft.

Cocktails & Canvas

The second upcoming surprise will be held in conjunction with not only Two Sisters Scrapbooking & Papercraft and Wendy Patterson’s Art but also Liquorious.

A “Cocktails & Canvas” evening will be held once a month at Two Sisters Scrapbooking & Papercraft shop.  This evening will be a night of painting, taught by myself or Wendy, while also being provided with cocktails (or mocktails) and nibbles.

So watch this space for more information on this upcoming event.

Selena

Monthly Mixed Media Challenge – July

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invites you to join in and participate in the

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in conjuction with

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The definition of mixed media is the use of more than one product.  It can be completed on any surface. Each month will be a new theme.

Once your mixed media piece is completed, take a photo and upload to the corresponding photo album on the Selena Stevens Art Facebook page.

Please feel free to tag Selena Stevens Art and Two Sisters Scrapbooking & Papercraft and to use #mixedmediachallenge if posting on any social media sites.

The winner will be decided at the end of the month and a small prize will be won.

All levels are welcome and encouraged.

The Mixed Media Challenge for July will be due to be uploaded on 31stJuly.

July’s theme will be “Wings of Wonder”.

Set of black white bird wings of different shape in open position isolated vector illustration

The winner will receive:

A framed watercolour painting painted by artist Wendy Patterson.

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To see more of Wendy’s work

Facebook:  Wendy Patterson Art

Instagram:  Wendy Patterson Art

I look forward to seeing what you create for this challenge.

Selena

Dream in Colour – Video

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I have uploaded a new video on my Youtube channel, Selena Stevens Art.  It shows a mixed media art journal page which includes lots of layers, lots of colour and lots of butterflies.

Here is the video link.

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Art supplies used were:

Art Supplies used:
Ranger Distress Resist Spray

Butterfly Stencil – Unknown

Colour Blast Colour Artist Inks
– Bordeaux
– Mermaid
– Grass
– Oasis
– Sunburnt
– Citrus

Colour Blast Black Heavy Gesso

Butterfly Mask – Unknown

Colour Blast Colour Mica Powder
– Lemon Zing
– Watermelon
– Cool Mint
– Polar
– Wisteria

Butterfly Stamp – Unknown

Colour Blast Colour Embossing Powder
– Fire Engine

Prismacolour Col-Erase Pencil
– Black

Versamark Watermark Pen

Uniball Signo Broad Pen
– White

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I hope you enjoy it.

Selena

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Classes

Altered Book

When:  Friday 25th June 2018

Venue:  Two Sisters Scrapbooking & Papercraft

A 2.5 hour art class with local artist, Selena Stevens.   This class will show how to alter a book to begin an art journal and what to look for in an altered book. Many different materials will be used including washi tape, paint, ink, stamps, stencils, stickers.  Any items that you may want to use up now is your chance, bring them with you to incorporate into your journal.  Bring your essentials supply kit*.  All other art supplies will be supplied.  Cost $20.

*Essentials supply kit to contain

  • Pencil
  • Permanent black pen
  • Permanent white pen
  • Eraser
  • Sharpener
  • Scissors

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Sphere

When:  Friday, 8 June 2018

Venue:  Two Sisters Scrapbooking & Papercraft

This 2.5 hour mixed media class with Selena Stevens will explore turning a circle into a 3D sphere using acrylic paint and inktense pencils.  Bring your art journal.  All other art supplies will be provided.  Book with Two sisters Scrapbooking & Papercraft.  $20

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Wine & Wings

Date:  Friday, 6 July 2018

Venue:  Two Sisters Scrapbooking & Papercraft

This 3 hour mixed media class with Selena Stevens, will create an altered wine bottle using chipboard, beads, string, die cuts, acrylic paint and inka gold.  All art products will be supplied.  $20.  Book with Two Sisters Scrapbooking & Papercraft.

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Mixed Media Monthly Challenge

This month’s challenge theme is  “Monochrome”. Competition ends 31stMay. Entry to be sent to selenastevensart@gmail.comfor submission to albumn on Selena Stevens Art facebook page.

The winner will receive:

A free 2 hour lesson with Selena Stevens at her home studio (Skype available if unable to travel).

All art supplies will be provided.

Lesson content will be at the winners discretion.

The date and time will be decided in agreeance with the winner and Selena Stevens.

Next months theme will be notified on the 1stJune.

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Art Journal Swap

A new Art Journal swap will begin on the 1stJune

If you are interested in seeing other people’s artwork in a journal and sharing your journal art with people, then this opportunity might be for you.

A fun and exciting opportunity with a surprise in the mail each month.

You will be required to:

  • Commit to sending an art journal to another member of the swap on the 1stof each month.
  • Provide your own art journal of your choosing (altered book, handmade book, store brought journal etc). Keeping in mind that it may need to be posted.
  • Create an art journal page in an art journal once a month in any medium of your choosing and then send it onwards.
  • Pay the cost of postage of the journal you are to forward on.

I f you are wanting to participate in this please contact me at selenastevensart@gmail.comprior to 31stMay to begin on the 1stJune.

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