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Since the first Monday of every month has not worked out very well for the Remember How To Series, I have rescheduled those to be the 4th Monday of every month. See the changes below. 

The 4 major education events are still in the planning stage right now. 

First is scheduled for Monday, May 1st. It will be a day of classes using the Pebeo products and taught by one of their main teachers, Tristina Dietz-Elmes with a little help from me. 

On June 24th the store is planning a Demo Day where many of the craftspeople who rent space in our store will be demoing how they create their wonderful and unique crafts. Two have already to demo that day: Cutter who cuts those amazing designs from coins and our newest crafter, Jean Corbett,  who does some simply beautiful work with Alcohol Inks on tile and metal in addition to many other mixed media articles.

Then our fun-loving and creative instructor, John Creighton Petersen from WA has decided he will be here the week-end of July 8th. He will be sending me a list of his class offerings for review the first of this week, so we will be firming up the schedule. So many of you had wanted to take his classes in 2015 but were unable to because of the dates. Well, here is a new opportunity. He will be teaching some totally new classes if we can arrange the schedule. So stay tuned!

We are in the planning phase for a pre-Christmas event on August 19 with instructors teaching you how to make many different Christmas gift ideas in addition to making several Christmas cards. More information will follow.

Most of the classes cost: $15.00, $18.00 or $20.00. The price will be added to the description shown below with class instructions costing $7.50-$10.00 when you cannot attend the class and when it is feasible to have written instructions without actual attendance.

Class Kit Cost will vary based upon the items included in the kit and feasibility. 

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CLASS LIST

 
 
February 25, 2017 Saturday                                                                                                                                                  Sandra Hall from Knoxville TN   Bible Journaling 
This was a great class! We had a full classroom and everyone really were enlightened by the techniques and spiritual aspects of the class. We will be holding a Bible Journaling Collection beginning in May where everyone enrolled is invited to bring their Bibles and their current project materials, and join us for $5. The room only holds 8 people comfortably so be sure to sign up as soon as possible. I will be ordering some additional Bibles like the ones we used in class for those of you who would like a good journaling Bible.
       

 
March 18, 2017 Saturday $15.00 in FACS' Classroom 
                                                                                                                                                                                       
Brenda Preuss
     Play Misti With Me
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (7 Seats)                                                      To Register
Misti is the great new stamp positioner that works for so many different looks. I, for one, thought that I didn't need another positioner, particvularly if I wanted to make duplicate cards. However, my friend Lorraine, convinced me to try it, and did I ever fall in love with this tool! If you've noticed all the layering stamps that are available on the market today, then you know one of the main reasons for using the Misti. In this class we will not use the layering stamps designed for Misti, but instead we will use standard red rubber cling and clear stamps to create 2 cards. Your handout will include other ideas for using the Misti which we may investigate in future classes. 
    
 
April 1, 2017 Saturday  $15.00 in FACS' Classroom + $5.00 for materials
                                                                                                                                                                                       
Jean Corbett
     
Beginning Alcohol Inks
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (8 Seats)                                                      To Register
Jean is a well-loved instructor of alcohol inks and other mixed media products. You can see some of her beautiful creations on sale at FACS beginning the week of March 13. This is her first of many classes to be held at FACS so if you must miss this one, then check her others out.

This class will use Alcohol Inks to create wonderful pieces on Yupo paper and Tile. This will be the first in a series of 3 classes which will develop your use of these amazing inks as you go from class to class.

 
April 15, 2017  $15.00 in FACS' Classroom 
                                                                                                                                                                                       
Brenda Preuss
     Sparkle with Spectrum-Noir Sparkle Pens
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (8 Seats)                                                      To Register
These are such great pens! They will do watercolors like you cannot believe!!! Come to class and get an opportunity to try them out and create some lovely cards for your personal use.
Samples soon
 
April 24, 2017 A MONDAY!!!!  $15.00 in FACS' Classroom 
                                                                                                                                                                                       
Brenda Preuss
     Remember How to Color with Copics? 
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (8 Seats)                                                      To Register
Some of you have trouble using your Copics. This class is for you and many of you who are wondering what these great markers can do. Come find out!
Really old....

April 26, 2017 A WEDNESDAY!!!!  Canceled      Painting with Annette Hansen
 
 
May 1, 2017 A MONDAY!!!! $ ???? in the Crossville Outlet Mall Event Center

                                                                                                                     
Tristina Dietz-Elmes and Brenda Preuss
     
PEBEO EVENT 
?? a.m. - ?? p.m. (?? Seats)                                                      To Register
As you can see, little is known now except the actual date of the event. Tristina can be seen teaching Pebeo products on YouTube, but I took a class from her at the former CHA (now AFCI). She is an excellent teacher and is very, very knowledgeable about every Pebeo product I have seen her use. I will also be on the agenda for the day. We will be discussing detailed plans in the next couple of weeks, so there will be more information soon.
 
 
May 5, 2017 Friday $5.00 in FACS' Classroom 
                                                                                                                                                     
Brenda Preuss/Sandra Hall
                                                   Bible Journaling Connection
1 p.m. - 3 p.m. (6 Seats)                                                                         To Register
Bring your current Bible Journaling project or your blank pages whether you are a beginner or an experienced Bible Journaler. Bring your own supplies if you are currently working on a project or want to try something with our help. If you have something to share with the others, bring that along. Whether it's something new to you or not, this is just a gathering of friends with like interests. Sandra will normally be there to help, but if she cannot make a meeting because of the travel distance, then we will carry on.

 
May 6, 2017 Saturday  $15.00 in FACS' Classroom + $5.00 for materials
                                                                                                                                                                                        
Jean Corbett
     
Intermediate Alcohol Inks
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (8 Seats)                                                      To Register
Jean will show us how to use metal in the creation of our beautiful pieces worthy of hanging or giving as a gift. You will leave class with your creation and a custom made frame for completing your work of art.


 
 
May 13, 2017  $ 15.00  in FACS' Classroom 

                                                                                                                         
Brenda Preuss
     
Distress Oxide Experience 
10 a.m. - 12 p.m. (8 Seats)                                                      To Register
The new Distress Oxide Inks are amazing!!!! They are so unique: a mixture of dye and pigment ink. Not only will they look and act differently from all other Distress products but they will feel different, too. Sign up to play with us and create some great cards!
 
 
May 22, 2017 A MONDAY!!!!  $15.00 in FACS' Classroom 
                                                                                                                                                                                        
Brenda Preuss
     Remember How to Spray Radiant Rain Mists? 
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (8 Seats)                                                      To Register
Another series class in which we will make some beautiful, quick and easy summer cards. I know you'll be able to create at least 3 if not more than that. 
This is an old sample showing a Christmas card, but it shows the potential.We will be making colorful summer cards instead, but I will make the new samples closer to the date.


 
 
June 2, 2017 Friday $5.00 in FACS' Classroom 
                                                                                                                                             
Brenda Preuss/Sandra Hall
             Bible Journaling Connection
1 p.m. - 3 p.m. (8 Seats)                                                                            To Register
Bring your current Bible Journaling project or your blank pages whether you are a beginner or an experienced Bible Journaler. Bring your own supplies if you are currently working on a project or want to try something with our help. If you have something to share with the others, bring that along. Whether it's something new to you or not, this is just a gathering of friends with like interests. Sandra will normally be there to help, but if she cannot make a meeting because of the travel distance, then we will carry on.

 
June 3, 2017 Saturday  $15.00 in FACS' Classroom + $5.00 for materials
                                                                                                                                                                                        
Jean Corbett
     
Intermediate Alcohol Inks
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (8 Seats)                                                      To Register
In this class Jean will teach us how to paint a wonderful picture with alcohol inks.

 
June 10, 2017 Saturday  $15.00 in FACS' Classroom 
                                                                                                                                                                                      
Brenda Preuss
     
Fancy Foiling
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (8 Seats)                                                      To Register
Fancy Foiling is an easy way to create delicate images with foil. These images can be used on any of your creations, whether they are cards, scrapbooking, Bible journaling or mixed media projects. In class you will create several foiled images, but you will have a choice of creating 2 cards using them or taking them home to use on your own creative projects. We will be using a laminator and a die-cut machine to create some of our images. Below are cards similar to those you can make in class.

 
June 24, 2017 Saturday  FREE
                                                                                                                                                               Many Demonstrators     
DEMO DAY
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.                                                     
From 10-3 many of the creative artists and crafters that sell their creations in FACS will be at the mall to show you how they do their craft. If they are unable to demonstrate in the store, they will be there to discuss how they do what they do. Please join us for a fun, informative and entertaining day.


June 26, 2017 A MONDAY!!!!  $15.00 in FACS' Classroom 
                                                                                                                                                                                       
Brenda Preuss
     Remember How to Use Reinkers? 
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (8 Seats)                                                      To Register
This is not a class in reinking your old, dry pads. It is a class in making good use of the reinkers that are just sitting in your closet doing nothing. 
This is a very old sample. I will have some newer looks.
 
July 7, 2017 Friday $5.00 in FACS' Classroom 
                                                                                                                                              
Brenda Preuss/Sandra Hall
             Bible Journaling Connection
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.  (8 Seats)                                                            To Register
Bring your current Bible Journaling project or your blank pages whether you are a beginner or an experienced Bible Journaler. Bring your own supplies if you are currently working on a project or want to try something with our help. If you have something to share with the others, bring that along. Whether it's something new to you or not, this is just a gathering of friends with like interests. Sandra will normally be there to help, but if she cannot make a meeting because of the travel distance, then we will carry on.

 
July 8, 2017 Saturday  in Crossville Outlet Mall Event Center
                                                                                                                                                           John Creighton Petersen     
Mixed Media Event with John
??a.m. - ?? p.m. (?? Seats)                                                      To Register
John will be sending me a list of the classes he is teaching this year. I should receive it this week. From there we will decide how many, which ones, how much, etc. You will here from me as soon as these are decided. It is guaranteed to be a fun-filled creative experience. As one of his students from 2 years ago said, she would come to his classes even if she didn't want to learn what he's teaching just because he's so much fun! We are SO, SO fortunate to have him back. So many of you ladies have commented on the lovely necklaces that I wear a lot that he taught some of us how to make. You might just want to see what he's up to this year. What fun!!!!

 
July 15, 2017 Saturday  $15.00 in FACS' Classroom + $5.00 for materials
                                                                                                                                                                                        
Jean Corbett
     
Watercolor for Beginners
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (8 Seats)                                                      To Register
In this class Jean will teach us how to paint with watercolors. This is a class for those who can draw and those who cannot so don't shy away from this class because you think to use watercolors, you need to be able to draw. You will learn all you need to know to begin to use watercolors with confidence whether it is for card-making, scrapbooking, Bible journaling or painted artwork.

 
July 24, 2017 A MONDAY!!!!  $15.00 in FACS' Classroom 
                                                                                                                                                                                        
Brenda Preuss
     Remember How to Twink? 
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (7 Seats)                                                      To Register
Not Twirk! Not Tweet! This is my new verb meaning to use Twinkling H2O's. Although we will use these watercolors in class, the techniques can be done with any watercolor.
Again... old sample. 
 
August 4, 2017 Friday $5.00 in FACS' Classroom 
                                                                                                                                              
Brenda Preuss/Sandra Hall
             Bible Journaling Connection
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.  (8 Seats)                                                            To Register
Bring your current Bible Journaling project or your blank pages whether you are a beginner or an experienced Bible Journaler. Bring your own supplies if you are currently working on a project or want to try something with our help. If you have something to share with the others, bring that along. Whether it's something new to you or not, this is just a gathering of friends with like interests. Sandra will normally be there to help, but if she cannot make a meeting because of the travel distance, then we will carry on.

 
August 9, 2017 Saturday  $15.00 in FACS' Classroom + $5.00 for materials
                                                                                                                                                                                        
Jean Corbett
     
Free-Style Watercolor 
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (8 Seats)                                                      To Register
In this class Jean will teach us how to paint a free-style painting with watercolors. This is a class for those who can draw and those who cannot so don't shy away from this class because you think to use watercolors, you need to be able to draw. 

 
 
August 19, 2017 Saturday  $Unknown at this time
                                                                                                                                                               Many Instructors     
Christmas Extravaganza
9:00 a.m. - Unknown at this time                                                     To Register
Although we are in the early planning phase, we already have a few instructors signed up. These will be instructors who currently have the creations for sale in our FACS store. There will be classes making handmade items for gift-giving and Christmas cards for sending. It will be an all-day event. The schedule will be created as time gets closer.


August 28, 2017 A MONDAY!!!!  $15.00 in FACS' Classroom 
                                                                                                                                                                                        
Brenda Preuss
     Remember How to Chalk? 
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (7 Seats)                                                      To Register
Not Twirk! Not Tweet! This is my new verb meaning to use Twinkling H2O's. Although we will use these watercolors in class, the techniques can be done with any watercolor.
Again... old sample. 
 
 September 1, 2017 Friday $5.00 in FACS' Classroom 
                                                                                                                                              
Brenda Preuss/Sandra Hall
             Bible Journaling Connection
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.  (8 Seats)                                                            To Register
Bring your current Bible Journaling project or your blank pages whether you are a beginner or an experienced Bible Journaler. Bring your own supplies if you are currently working on a project or want to try something with our help. If you have something to share with the others, bring that along. Whether it's something new to you or not, this is just a gathering of friends with like interests. Sandra will normally be there to help, but if she cannot make a meeting because of the travel distance, then we will carry on.

 
October 6, 2017 Friday $5.00 in FACS' Classroom 
                                                                                                                                              
Brenda Preuss/Sandra Hall
             Bible Journaling Connection
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.  (8 Seats)                                                            To Register
Bring your current Bible Journaling project or your blank pages whether you are a beginner or an experienced Bible Journaler. Bring your own supplies if you are currently working on a project or want to try something with our help. If you have something to share with the others, bring that along. Whether it's something new to you or not, this is just a gathering of friends with like interests. Sandra will normally be there to help, but if she cannot make a meeting because of the travel distance, then we will carry on.
 
 October 7, 2017 Saturday  $15.00 in FACS' Classroom + $5.00 for materials
                                                                                                                                                                                        
Jean Corbett
     
Gelli Plate Acrylics
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (8 Seats)                                                      To Register
Bring your Gelli Plate to this class in which we will learn to use Acrylics with our plates as we should be doing to create papers worth sending as postcards or framing. If you do not own a Gelli Plate, there are some in stock at FACS and can be purchased at a 10% reduction in retail price when enrolled in this class.

 
November 3, 2017 Friday $5.00 in FACS' Classroom 
                                                                                                                                              
Brenda Preuss/Sandra Hall
             Bible Journaling Connection
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.  (8 Seats)                                                            To Register
Bring your current Bible Journaling project or your blank pages whether you are a beginner or an experienced Bible Journaler. Bring your own supplies if you are currently working on a project or want to try something with our help. If you have something to share with the others, bring that along. Whether it's something new to you or not, this is just a gathering of friends with like interests. Sandra will normally be there to help, but if she cannot make a meeting because of the travel distance, then we will carry on.
 
November 4, 2017 Saturday  $15.00 in FACS' Classroom + $5.00 for materials
                                                                                                                                                                                        
Jean Corbett
     
Painted Paper Collage
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (8 Seats)                                                      To Register
Jean will direct us in how to create collage using the many decorative background papers that I'm certain we all have stashed away. I will be offering a stack of my Citra-Solv papers for your use in class, also. Bring your own papers if you wish and/or use ours.

 
 

   

GENERAL CLASS INFORMATION

If you cannot attend class, the purchase of instructions or kits is a good substitute. You will be able to register for them through the normal registration method below; i.e. “To Register”.

4)  CANCELLATION: If you cannot attend a class for which you have registered, please let me know as soon as possible. I often have waiting lists, and these interested crafters would really like to have a seat in class. The Waiting List may not be reflected on this list below due to timeliness of an update.

REMINDERS: Evite, a free Internet invitation program, is used to send out reminders about 1 week in advance. Evite will automatically send a reminder 2 days prior to the class. Please respond to this system to say whether you will be coming or not.  

WHAT TO BRING: No need to bring anything to class unless specifically requested to bring something.

FULL CLASSES: Please feel free to sign up for full classes, too, since there are often cancellations. Many times even if there are no cancellations, another session will be opened to handle the overflow. 

CLASS INSTRUCTIONS: Class instructions will include the detailed Class Instructions and pictures, along with any items which were prepared for the class.

 
 
 
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