Friday, September 25, 2009

Friday Art Links & Certification

It's Friday, and although I haven't been the best about posting tutorials recently, I do have some really neat things I would like to share, along with updates on upcoming Copic Certification classes.

Friday Art Links
If you get a chance please
• For any animation student out there I just got notice of a Brazilian Student Animation festival that is currently accepting international works. You can get more information by visiting their website WWW.VOUANIMARTE.COM.BR

• Anyone who is going to be traveling through Eugene, OR in the next few months should check out the new exhibit at the University of Oregon's Art Museum.
Faster Than a Speeding Bullet: The Art of the Superhero
This opens tonight with a free preview night. There are some really neat lectures and events in conjunction with this exhibit. I will be drawing with kids and adults on Saturday Nov. 7 in the evening, so you can come and color or airbrush your own superhero art.

• October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so I wanted to share a couple Breast Cancer Awareness Art links:

www.canceranswers.org/gallery/ Breast Cancer Answers Art Gallery shows a series of words related to cancer and you can view art that explores each aspect of the process.

www.breastcancerart.com a unique artist who makes body casts of women and turns it into breast cancer art

kanikacancerart.blogspot.com
This blog is devoted to artwork by Kaneka Marshall and is dedicated to her mother who lost her battle with Breast Cancer.

Please show your support in October for Breast Cancer Awareness. I'll try to share some other links and projects throughout the month.

Upcoming Events and Certification
Monday I leave for Savanna College of Art and Design to attend their annual Tools of the Trade show, October 1-3. Where else can you visit Copic in the next few months?

U of O Tools of the Trade Show Nov. 18th and 19th, Eugene, OR. I will be demoing the markers and focusing on the Art of Superheroes to go along with the U of O museum exhibit. I will also be hosting a special Copic workshop the evening of the 19th at DIVA.

Fall 2009
Certification applications for classes in the next two months are now available. If you did not get one yet you need to email Nancy.

Nancy is our fabulous new Certification Coordinator. She is an avid crafter and loves stamping and is ready to keep the Certification program running smooth for everyone. Any questions, requests, or concerns relating to certification classes can be passed directly to her nancy@copicmarker.com or you can call her toll free 866-662-6742, just ask for Nancy

October
4th Decatur, GA taught by Sally Lynn FULL
24th Coos Bay, OR taught by Marianne Opens to public next week
25th Evansville, IN taught by Sally Lynn Almost Full!! Open to Stores & Designers
28th Grand Rapids, MI taught by Marianne Open to Stores & Designers

November
21st Montreal, taught by Sherrie Siemens Open to public - filling FAST!
22nd, Montreal, taught by Sherrie Siemens Open to Stores & Designers
22nd Columbia, SC taught by Sally Lynn Open to Stores & Designers

Applications have NOT gone out for the following locations:

December
13th San Antonio, TX taught by Sally Lynn

We are currently in the planning stages for 2010, so if you have a location you would like to see a class please let us know. There will be a lot of new venues and other changes next year, so keep your eyes out for that information. If you are a store interested in hosting a special event with one of our Certification instructors while they are visiting your city please contact Nancy and she will pass your request on to them.

19 comments:

Kirstin said...

class location request: Boston. Marianne in Boston. Marianne. That is my request.

charlene aka scrappygma said...

class location request......Phoenix with Marianne that would be awesome

marikris said...

A class in Houston would be awesome!

MaryAnn Grove said...

I second the idea of a class in Phoenix.. thanks for the opportunity to ask....Maryann

Joyce said...

I'm also for Houston or even better, Sugar Land!

sandilee said...

Have heard rumors that St. Louis may be on the 2010 list. That would be incredible!

Jessica said...

Hi Marianne, I wander through your blog learning a lot about color and Copics. Thanks so much for teaching me. I was at an Oct 2008 issue and found our beloved Rainbow Row! I live in N. Charleston, and love to go 'downtown' and see all the landmarks I know and love. Thanks again, Jessica

Elizabeth said...

Anywhere in Jacksonville, FL would be great... PPLLEEEAAASSSSEEEEE

Trena in Naperville said...

Marianne, Thank you much for sharing the art and other links! You may want to check that first one - the Brazilian one. I got an error when I clicked on it.

Take care and STAY POSITIVE!

Tonya Williams jmwtlw@sbcglobal.net said...

Location suggestion: North West Arkansas Area - I have a place in Springdale that would allow a free room and seat 25 students.

ChaosMom said...

I'm right there with Kirstin...Please do class and certification in the Boston area!

THANKS! for the consideration!!!

HeatherC said...

Louisiana would be great (again). BAton Rouge or New Orleans area. Just not around Mardi Gras time.

L. Akins said...

I am requesting Detroit, MI or Southfield, MI

The Princess said...

I would like to see Des Moines, Iowa. We have several local scrapping stores and also the big box stores that I would love to teach about these markers at!!! So...DES MOINES, IOWA is my request!!!

Thanks!! sarabrinker@gmail.com

Diane M said...

Another vote for Phoenix!!!

Thanks for asking.

Diane M
aka detour3

Lori said...

Location request: St. Louis!

Billie said...

I would LOVE to see a class in Austin, TX!

SewitlittlethingS said...

Wilmington,DE TAX FREE people!!!!!!...class and shopping the rest of the time!!!!
Close to the Airport (PA), very very close to NJ and MD and Philadephia,PA! That is one shot and a lot of possibilities!!!!

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