Tuesday, August 27, 2013

October Class Schedule


Classes at SmittenDust Studio 257 S. Bridge St., Dimondale
Contact Dusty DeHaven at dehavendesign@gmail.com
or visit www.smittendust.blogspot.com  for details!

Tuesday, Sept 3, 6-8, Intro to Zentangle with Jane Reiter, $43 Think you can’t draw?  Not creative?  Let’s chat after this class!

Friday, Sept 6, 10-5 Smitten’s Garage Sale You probably haven’t seen a sale like this before!  Treasures priced to sell!  Out with the old, in with the new! $10 for a table.

Sunday, Sept 8, 2-4 Advanced Zentangle with Jane Reiter, $43 Delve further into your Zentangle® practice, exploring with various formats. 

 Tuesday, Sept 10, 6-8 Zendalas with Jane Reiter, $43 Explore the beautiful simplicity of drawing Zentangles in a radial design.  (Prerequisite *basic Zentangle® session)

Saturday, Sept 14, 10-5
MIABA Meeting Michigan Altered Books and Art. FULL.

Sunday, Sept 15, 1-4 Craft 911! Join new friends and see what people are working on!  No rules, no expectations, no cost! Bring a snack to share.

Thursday, Sept 19, 5:30 – 7:30
Tanglemania with Jane Reiter, $5 inspirational session and not a class. 
Please bring refreshments to share.
Saturday, Sept 28, 12-4  Darling Dahlia Ring with Sheryl Stephens, $30 Create a pretty flower ring.  Students will learn circular and two drop peyote stitch, as well as a simple fringe technique. All supplies included.

 Sunday, Sept 29, 1-4, HeartFelt with Barb Hrlanilovich, $65, Needle-felted hearts workshop! Create a heart or two and learn basic felting principles. Gorgeous!  No experience necessary.


Sunday, Oct 6, 1-4 Craft 911! Join new friends and see what people are working on!
No rules, no expectations, no cost! Bring a snack to share.

Saturday, Oct 12 , 1-4
 Intro to Chalk Paint with Dusty DeHaven, $50 This paint could change your life! LOL!  No priming, prepping, or stripping.  Amazing!  Bring a wooden birdhouse, spice rack, cigar box, or like item to work on.  Includes paint sample to use and keep.

Thursday, Oct 17, 5:30 – 7:30 Tanglemania join Jane Reiter, $5 for this inspirational session.  Please bring refreshments to share.

Sunday, Oct 20 1-4 - Eye Spy Halloween Watch Fob with Dusty DeHaven, $35 Eye spy with my little eye…Part creepy, part cool, part Steampunk, this pendent is created with new Crystal Clay, doll’s eye and watch parts.  Supplies included.

Tuesday, Oct 22, 6-8 and Wednesday, Oct 30, 1-3 – Intro to Zentangle with Jane Reiter, $43 Think you can’t draw?  Not creative?  Let’s chat after this class!  Supplies included.


Thursday, Oct 24, 5-7 Lansing Arts Council Member Mixer  Join the Lansing Arts Council! http://www.lansingarts.org/
Saturday, Oct 26, 1-5 Painting Primer with Barb Hrlanivich $70, It’s time to think like a kid! If you want to learn to paint, this is your class! Join well-known and super-supportive local artist as you learn the basics of how to paint – and important steps that come before - with Barb.

Sunday, Oct 27, 1-4 Smitten-Style Journal with Dusty DeHaven, $45.  "My journals do not hold secrets.  They are a roadmap from the rearview mirror."  A little acrylic paint, stencils, embellishments and you’ll be ready to add adventures into this beautiful journal.  Cost includes journal and use of stencils, paint, embellishments.

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Thanks to all for supporting a local venue!

Thank you to all who helped support a local venue,
SmittenDust Studio,
 to bring in a national artist! 
Kristen Robinson loves Pure Michigan and Lord Huron 
and is planning to come back in 2014!
Woot!!! (and it was a BLAST!)
 This is the Secret Journey Fabric Journal Class!
 Amy's luscious fabrics!
 Vintage hankies and doilies in lavender
 Joanne's journal using lots of cool materials and techniques.

 Linda's Poe-inspired journal is amazing!
 Linda and Sue
Ladies who lunch - Shirley, Kristen, MaryJo
NEXT UP: Adorned Relics
Stunning finished pieces by Rhea!

 Love the Braille charm that reads "Forever" and the Winged Victory piece from Wendi!
Saturday featured Glamour and Grunge Etched and Soldered Cuffs
 I love these cuffs so much, I don't want to take them off!!!
Joanne's cuffs
 Do notice the tiaras the girls wearing as they work the grunge part of this workshop!
Sue, Kristen, Effie, Cecile and Joanne
 Cecile, Sue, Barb (in deep concentration!) and Joanne (what is she up to?!)
 Cecile did the hefty grunge work for us!  Thanks Cecile!
The little cutie-pie, glamour and grunge girl herself - Kristen!
And after dinner at Mike's Village Restaurant,
it was back to SmittenDust Studio for book and DVD signings and
"Champagne and Cupcakes"
Note to self: get champagne glasses
Sunday was the full of fun mold-makings and the lovely class,
House Full of Grace
Jeanie's houses
 Auditioning pieces for the house
 This is Jane's house?
And now for something completely different:  Mold Making!
 We could have done this all day long!
 Nothing was safe from us!
 At work
 Joanne's molds
 Paper clay
Jane showing her paisley!
Monday: Romancing the Quilt
 Joanne's finished work!
 Jane's gorgeous peacock inspired quilt
Linda designing her quilt!
The gorgeous finished piece!

 Dusty likes paint.  OK?!
 Shirley's quilt!

Any more photos out there?  Please send to me!