Tuesday, October 14, 2014

....big fun in Massachusetts in November!


Look who's crusin' up to ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING in Topsfield, MA in a few weeks!!!  Very excited about returning to Absolutely Everything, the most wonderful store in New England for a really fun teaching weekend.

I will be teaching THE ART OF WHIIMSICAL LETTERING BOOK TOUR class on Friday, November 6th.

"THE ART OF WHIMSICAL LETTERING" BOOK TOUR ART CLASS 
CLASS DESCRIPTION:  Explore Joanne's newly published book "The Art of Whimsical Lettering" and create a journal with her favorite lettering techniques on this book tour. This workshop will discover and embrace lettering ideas and samples while learning “artful lettering” style secrets using pens, markers and creative tools making a playful resource for lettering practice.  Create a composition book journal of practice pages, lettering styles, inspirational samples, quotes and sayings.  Focus on identifying your own distinct lettering preferences, composition and aesthetically pleasing pages.


THEN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 
 My BFF Sue Pelletier and i are team teaching on the WHIMSICAL WOMEN ART TOUR November 8th and 9th!!! Come laugh, paint and letter with us and make some colorful whimsical art. 
THE WHIMSICAL WOMEN ART TOUR 
with Sue Pelletier and Joanne Sharpe

Come laugh, paint, letter, color, sculpt, stencil, journal and laugh some more in FOUR mini workshops with Sue and Joanne.  Create a 9x12", 12 big pages, canvas board book journal showcasing rich textures and imagery encapsulating a multi-page hand lettered, painted accordion paper journal.  Enjoy the process and secrets of whimsical art in "STENCIL and SCULPT WHIMSEY WOMEN" and "PAINTED TEXTURES" workshops with Sue, and "LUSCIOUS LETTERING" and "CREATIVE WORD COLLAGE BITS" with Joanne to make a chunky artful book to cherish.  Take home the finished journal with canvas covers AND!!!!! an additional 9"x12" "Loose Woman" canvas lettered with your personal motto or mantra.  Laughter, plaster, paints and letters, it doesn't get any better than this with these two lively artists.









Bring all your whimsical friends!
For reservations and more details 
CALL THE STORE today! 
ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING at 
978-887-6397. 
Space is limited, see you then!

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

....registration for LIFE BOOK 2015 now open!


I am so thrilled to be a part of LIFE BOOK 2015!!  The new year will offer an incredible slate of the most talented artists and teachers on the planet.  My workshop will be presented in January.
It's with great excitement that i will provide a workshop called
 "The Artful Wordsmith".  
This a creative lettering and writing adventure to craft the meaningful  words in your documented life with color, style and artful lettering.  As you fill your Life Book, take your personal handwriting to new heights with lettering ideas and techniques.  I can't wait to share with you.

COME JOIN ME FOR LIFE BOOK 2015!  
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

...Vegas art, baby!!!?



Hello my friends!
Here is AN INFORMAL SURVEY: I've been invited to explore this idea..... Would you be interested in possibly attending a 3-4 day "WHIMSICAL WOMEN ART RETREAT" with me at the BELLAGIO RESORT in LAS VEGAS??? We're gathering data and details and want an idea of what fun loving art girls and BFFs would like to attend (...even bring with you, your "non-art" husbands and other grown ups too!!). Of course it depends on the time of year and the price, and I will share details when it's a GO! 
LEAVE A COMMENT BELOW and let me know!  

Monday, September 15, 2014

....drum roll please.....WINNER!


I'm so glad we did a random drawing to choose the winner for the FREE Life Book class from Tam, because i NEVER could have chosen one person from all your awesome comments!  

Big congrats to Jacklyn Young who writes:

I have never done Life Book before and would love the opportunity to win a spot! I recently retired and so now I have lots of time to work on my art, but, unfortunately, a low retirement fixed income.. This would be a dream come true!!
(Jacklyn, send me (jzsharpe@yahoo.com) your email address so i can forward it to Tamara who will give you your prize)


Thanks to all who left a comment, you are treasure!  I hope you join us for this 
enriching creative experience this January.  See you then everyone!



COME JOIN ME FOR LIFE BOOK 2015!  REGISTRATION OPENS IN OCTOBER.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

...Life Book 2015


I am so thrilled to be a part of LIFE BOOK 2015!!  The new year will offer an incredible slate of the most talented artists and teachers on the planet.  
It's with great excitement that i will provide a workshop called
 "The Artful Wordsmith".  
This a creative lettering and writing adventure to craft the meaningful  words in your documented life with color, style and artful lettering.  As you fill your Life Book, take your personal handwriting to new heights with lettering ideas and techniques.  I can't wait to share with you.

COME JOIN ME FOR LIFE BOOK 2015!  REGISTRATION OPENS IN OCTOBER.
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