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WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

" There could never be a more patient, inspiring teacher than Patricia DiBona. I leave her classes filled with joy." Gina Gaines

Most classes are held in Patricia's Studio in Norcross unless noted. Some are ongoing and you can join in at any time. Some are for specific dates, and some are one on one private classes.

Bring Your Friends!

Looking for something fun for your bookclub to do? Or want to do something special with your sisters? Gather your own group and schedule  a class just for your group. How fun! Whatever you need just call Patricia ...

A Little Whimsey

By Marilyn Segal

in class

A lighthearted mixed media painting series on canvas. Learn Patricia's formula for making whimsical faces, painting and layering mixed media backgrounds, mixing and shading just the right colors and collaging to create whimsical beautiful angels.

Whimsical Faces is a such a fun class! Don't worry if you have never painted. It's exciting to share the joy in this small class of only 4 students to see what you all create. Since this is a small class in my Studio you will receive lots of detailed instructions. At the end, you will have a 16" x 20" painting to take home that you did all by yourself!

Date:          Thursday 10-12

Duration:   Weeks - 2 Hour Sessions

Cost:           $175

Materials:   Everything is included!

This class is ongoing every Thursday and you may join in at any

time, but is limited to 4 students.  Call Patricia to save your seat..

By Patricia DiBona

Creative Coaching

Art Journaling

For The Soul

Where do you want to go from here? What do you want to  achieve in life? What makes your heart sing? What do you dream of? What do you need in your life to make you happy?

Discover your answers to these and more questions by creating an Art Journal to explore and gratify your soul. You'll end up with a work of art to keep forever.

 

Date:          Call Patricia to schedule

Duration:   6 Weeks . Private or Group Sessions

Cost:           $300

Materials:   Everything is included!

Altered Techniques on Canvas

We will use many different altered techniques to layer, collage, affix, rubber stamp, Create backgrounds using vintage papers, gesso and different paints, gel and metallics. Select images from Patricia's vast selection of vintage photos, old documents, embellishments plus any of my layered collage sheets. We will discuss layout using the grid to enhance your design. You will leave with a wonderful creation of your own that you will love.

Date:              Call Patricia to schedule

Duration:      1 Session .

Cost:              $125

Materials:      Everything is included!

Sacred Altar

Woman and altars have been around for centuries. A sacred space to have for one's own purpose. A resting place of privacy for our busy lives. A small retreat to pray or meditate or just to breathe and be.

First we will concept what is meaningful to you and the colors you desire .Many techniques will be incorporated into this wonderful project. We will use polymer clay, paint, embellishments, and layers and layers of different techniques.

Date:               Call Patricia to schedule

Duration:        2 Day Workshop

Cost:                $300

Materials:       Everything is included!

Mixed Media Collage on Panels

Collage your way using wood, postage stamps, old letters, maps andother ephemera from my archives of vintage papers, glass, metal paint, clay and images.

Whatever your fancy ... choose your theme from nature and birds to vintage Paris.

Finished pieces are 8" x 8.

Date:               Call Patricia to schedule

Duration:        1 session - 3 Hours

Cost:                $125

Materials:       Everything is included!

Vintage Collage Cards

Create wonderful, layered Collage Cards using ...

  • Different types of embellishments

  • Creating depth and layers

  • Using texture and color

  • Collaging with a vintage effect

  • Use of vintage mica chips, glitters and diamond glases

  • Collaging with transparencies to create a mood

  • Ribbons, glass beads and charms

  • Die cut special envelopes and accordion cards

  • Painting, embossing and foil stamping

Make up to three cards in this class. Each card becomes a special gift that can be framed.

Date:               Call Patricia to schedule

Duration:        1 session - 3 Hours

Cost:                $125

Materials:       Everything is included plus a small scrap pack to take home with you!

Introduction to

Soldering

Learn how to keep safe working with intense heat. We will use precut glass and images from my collection (or bring your own). Learn the proper way to "wrap" your glass with copper foil tape, solder, attaching hanging devices, and finish. All materials are included except for a soldering iron which you can purchase at Hobby Lobby for this class. You will make three or four pieces in this class.

Date:               Call Patricia to schedule

Duration:        1 session - 3 Hours

Cost:                $175

Materials:       Everything is included but

                         a soldering iron