Tuesday, April 22, 2014

...because i'm....

...just a little art for THAT awesome song
 that keeps playing over and over and over 
again in my head!
PIN IT and SHARE!

Saturday, April 19, 2014

....springtime wishes.....

....playing with some lettering art and hope you have a 
blessed Easter and blooming bright spring...


Saturday, March 1, 2014

...my book is LIVE!!!


It's real!  And it's on the way to Amazon, your favorite retailers and shipping now from Interweave!

My book is shipping! And if it's pre-ordered it will be arriving very soon!! 
Do you, or will you own my brand new book???  Then you're invited!! 

Come play in my new FREE classroom, THE ART OF WHIMSICAL LETTERING Facebook group. This is my virtual book tour and will be full of projects, ideas, chit chat and bonding over "The Art of Whimsical Lettering" book. (order the book on Amazon or Interweave.com) Great fun! Click on the link to request entry and the secret handshake. LOL! Thanks for your support.....Don't be shy, come on over....it's FREE!. JOIN OUR FREE WHIMSICAL LETTERING GROUP
(the advertisement for my book in Cloth Paper Scissors magazine.  I love it!)

Thursday, February 27, 2014

....the blur of February.....


I can't believe this month has flown by in an instant.  
Hope your February was full of love and artful hearts...




Saturday, January 18, 2014

...my 2014 TRAVEL TEACHING SCHEDULE....

SAVE THE DATES!!
Looking forward to making art with you this year!
 2014 TEACHING SCHEDULE
with Joanne Sharpe
It's such an honor and privilege to be on the road sharing creativity with like minded souls.  
Will I be somewhere near YOU?  
Come and play, and we'll create together sharing
 my favorite art experiences and ideas.  
There's nothing like a class IN PERSON!!...
I'll have my brand new book, "The Art of Whimsical Lettering" along with awesome workshops.  We'll have a ball with artful hand lettering, whimsical colorful painting, awesome alphabets, decorative doodling, juicy journaling, painting fabric, free motion sewing and more!   

SAVE THE DATES!  
Click on the link for class details or call the venue for more information.  
FALL DATES COMING SOON.
Classes fill quickly, so check back for registration info as it becomes available.  





This will be an EPIC event!!  I'm teaching with my art sisters Pam Carriker, Sue Pelletier and MaryBeth Shaw. 


Class details coming soon!

Class details coming soon!


Class details coming soon!


MAY 15-17, 2014: 
QUILT MARKET, Pittsburgh, PA



JULY 9-12, 2014: 
Cloth Paper Scissors CREATE RETREAT, NJ
Class details coming soon!


AUGUST 13-16, 2014: 
Cloth Paper Scissors CREATE RETREAT, 
Chicago, IL
Class details coming soon!

OCTOBER 3-5, 2014: 
CLIPPER STREET SCRAPBOOK STORE, Vancouver, BC
Class details coming soon!

Sunday, January 5, 2014

....come draw with me for the WHOLE YEAR!!

...I am so excited about this drawing journal for 2014 and really hope you will join us for all 26 LESSONS!
"2014 
DRAW YOUR AWESOME YEAR"! 
NEW! Online classJoanne Sharpe

"2014 Draw Your Awesome Year"
-CLASS IS LIVE Jan 6-27, 2014 then all lessons are self paced with forever access.
-YOUR ILLUSTRATED LIFE....15 dynamic video lessons for drawing, sketching, doodling, watercoloring, painting, lettering and collage.  
-INSPIRED EVERY DAY with creative, thoughtful, soulful themes with new projects and prompts for 12 months. 
- 15 VIDEO LESSONS (FIVE lessons will post each week for three weeks) with art, drawing and journaling techniques and instruction for creating the 2014 "AWESOME YEAR" journal book. 
-11 NEW MONTHLY VIDEOS POSTED on the FIRST OF EACH MONTH FEBRUARY through DECEMBER 2014.  26 LESSONS TOTAL!!!
- A NEW THEMED LESSON/PROMPT will post on the first of every month in 2014 in the classroom.  With the first 15 lessons you'll have all the tools to draw your life for the whole year.
-LIVE NETWORKING FACEBOOK GROUP with your new forever art friends!
-SIMPLE SUPPLIES!  You'll just need a large journal size 8.5x11" or 9x12" mixed
 media (I WILL BE USING THIS STRATHMORE JOURNAL)
 or watercolor paper with 48-68 pages (nothing smaller), black pigment pens (Pitt, Micron, Zig, Uniball), pencil, Tombow markers, watercolor set, NIJI waterbrush size medium, blingy gel pens, glue stick and washi tape.
PRIVATE CLASSROOM is hosted on a Blogger 


"2014 DRAW YOUR AWESOME YEAR"
online class
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
26 LESSONS TOTAL!!!
 WHOLE YEAR CLASS!
$55
YOUR PAYPAL RECEIPT IS YOUR CONFIRMATION.
CLASS ACCESS INFO WILL BE SENT within 24 hours of your registration.

....and if you're inspired to "draw more"...
***CLICK HERE FOR "Draw Your Awesome Life" $38 CLASSROOM NOW OPEN:  ADD "DRAW YOUR AWESOME LIFE" to your virtual class library jam packed with awesome techniques to maximize your creative skills.