Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Wednesday updates

I know I usually post links on Friday, but I have a few neat things that I want to pass along today.

Copic Website
As you may have noticed, the Copic website has been slowly morphing and changing. We've added a great blog for following artists and occasionally an exclusive interview. Check this out for some good inspiration.

Copic Community
We have also changed the way we do our online gallery. If you would like to see artwork other people have made or if you want to submit your own you can visit go dig around a bit, as there are lots of neat illustrations up already. When you wish to submit, just click the link on the sidebar. You'll have a window that shows, and at the top it says "submit a text post" click on that and switch to "submit a photo" then follow the directions to post your own artwork made with Copic products.

Upcoming Certifications
I know a lot of upcoming classes are full, but some are still open or will be opening soon. If you'd like to attend then let me know right away so we can get you on the list. All classes run from 9 am to 4pm and cost $120 unless otherwise noted.

15th Vancouver, BC taught by Sherrie FULL
16th Eau Claire, WI taught by Sally Lynn FULL
17th Carlsbad/Oceanside CA, taught by Marianne OPEN (e-mail for an application)
22nd Calgary, AB taught by Sherrie FULL
29th Edmonton, AB taught by Sherrie. OPEN
30th Coconut Creek, FL taught by Sally Lynn Canceled

The following classes are upcoming. Applications have NOT gone out yet, so sign up on the sidebar of my blog through Vertical Response to get on the mailing for those classes.

17th Minneapolis, MN (from 1pm to 7:30pm, buffet dinner included, $130) taught by Marianne Applications mailing this week

25th Evansville, IN taught by Sally Lynn

22nd Myrtle Beach, SC taught by Sally Lynn

13th San Antonio, TX taught by Sally Lynn

Other Events This Fall
I'll be visiting a lot of places in the next two months, so if you can't make it to a Certification then you can still see me at one of these other events.

Southern California, August

August 14th

Scrapbook Heaven- 12-2pm, Westminster
Collective Journey 5-8pm, Redlands,

August 16
Yellowbird Scrapbooking-10-12pm El Cajon,
Scrapbook Your Life-1-3pm San Diego,
Cool Scrapbook Stuff- 4-7pm Poway,

August 17th Copic Certification, Carlsbad, CA (send me an e-mail for an application)

August 18th - Art Institute of San Diego Demos and workshops (students only)

September 18 & 19th Scrapfest, Minneapolis MN in front of Archivers, as well as Crop Around Town events (Hosted with Archivers and Our Craft Lounge)

October 1-3rd, Savannah, GA Savannah College of Art and Design Art Materials Trade Show

Whew! Is this enough places I'll be visiting? Be sure to stop by my blog tomorrow for a chance to win a really cool prize and join the Our Craft Lounge Release Party. Don't Miss it!!!


Kelly Mahany said...

I am sorry to see that the certification class for FL was cancelled. Do you know when you guys might return to FL for more certification classes?

marianne walker said...

Probably in about 6 months. There will most likely be a GA class in a few months as well.

Kelly Mahany said...

Thanks Marianne! I appreciate your response and will just keep my eyes opened for your next FL sessions!

Have a great day!!

kreativeimagination said...

Are the certification class for those students who already know a lot of techniques with copics. Or studets who are new with copics can also attend?


marianne walker said...

Certification classes are for anyone who wants to know more about copics, no experience necissary. you can get more details if you go to and click on the tab "certifications"

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