Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Doors opening...

This is what new Whimsical Woman Brenda Hornsby Heindi saw when she opened the door of her kiln after a recent firing:

You can see some of this wood-fired, salt-glazed stoneware in person when our doors open at 10 AM on Saturday! See more of Brenda's pottery at her website, Liberty Stoneware.

Monday, April 22, 2013

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Thursday, April 11, 2013

Summer art camp for kids

Whimsical Woman Toni Becker of Whimsical Jewels is pleased to offer another summer of art camps for whimsical kids! The camps will be held for 4 weeks at  a.l.o.e in Lewisville.  Details are below:

Summer Art Camps
$100/week, Monday - Friday from 9:00-1:00;
Please pack a lunch.
Discounts offered:
Early bird registration:  NOW until 4/30/13  must register AND pay by 4/30/13 in order to receive it:  $90/week 
SIBLING discount: $100/wk first child, $90/wk for second child

“Everything Clay”             4 projects      Ages 7 and up             Offered: 6/24/13–6/28/13
This camp uses air-drying, polymer and terra cotta clay to make various projects

1.       Terra cotta Clay decoration that child decides (ex. Sun, moon, tree, face)
2.       Christmas and other home d├ęcor clay ornaments using polymer clay
3.       Beads- make your own colorful beads
For the love of nature”    4 projects     Ages: 7 and up            Offered:  7/8/13 - 7/12/13
This camp incorporates nature into the art and finding inspiration from our surroundings.

    1.       Wind chime- make a glass wind chime, celebrating the wind.
2.       Glass lanterns for garden
3.       Paper nest made from recycled paper and seeds, leaves, grass found outside
4.       Nature sculpture- using pebbles, feathers, flower pedals, leaves, shells, cones anything found outside- 3D
“Wearable Art”             4 projects     Ages: 7 and up        Offered:  7/22/13-7/26/13                        
This camp explores making various forms of mixed media to create art that can be worn. 

1.       Straw loom to create something wearable
2.       Beaded clay jewelry
3.       Collaged Pendant
4.       Button Bracelet
 “Mixed Media”                  4 projects      Ages: TEENS                 Offered:  8/5/13 - 8/9/13
This camp uses various forms of mixed media to create a few different forms of art.  

1.       Glass mosaic art
2.       Soldered pendant
3.       Canvas collage
4.       Bottle cap jewelry
Space is limited! Please call 946-0288 to register or email Toni @ whimsicaljewels@rocketmail.com with questions.
Also, Toni is doing a raffle for a $20 gift certificate for her etsy shop to anyone who shares the facebook event page and/or invites friends.  Here's the link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/146967132138177/

Friday, April 5, 2013

...and less than a month a away!

 Today's sneak peek is brought to you by new Whimsical artist Sheila Parcell Fisher! We welcome Sheila and all the new artists. Hope to see you soon at the sale!

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Spring Sale, one month away and counting!

While you're there, be sure to get your fairy hair!

Fairy hair comes in all colors and is sure to add sparkle to your life. Check out Fairy Hair Flare here.

You can view a photo of a fairy weaving her shimmery strands at last year's sale at photographer Christine Prisk's website here. While you're there, browse more photographs from last year's sale--you can even order prints of your favorite ones.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Spring Sale, a month and a day away!

Here's another peek at what you'll find there: intriguing jewelry from Kim Koltzau of Steampunk Cellars.

Check back all this week for more!