Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Certification Updates

Time once again for a list of upcoming events and certifications.

Free Local Events:

Once again, I want to thank the people who came to the drawing event held last week in downtown Eugene. A local newscast interviewed me during that event, and here you can see that video showing how much fun I had sketching with markers.

Here is a photo of one of the drawings I sketched while at the event. This piece is about 18" x 24" (I think), all drawn with Copic Markers. Any of the drawings I made can be viewed through Eugene Storefront Art Project (ESAP) at 200 W. Broadway. This Friday is the 1st Friday artwalk, so be sure to get out there and visit your local art galleries. Artwork drawn during the event can be purchased as a fundraiser for ESAP for $25.

Eugene, Downtown Library, Learn to Draw Manga
Wednesday, August 3, 2:00

Eugene, Bethel Branch Library, Learn to Draw Manga
Friday, August 5, 2:00

Eugene, Sheldon Branch Library, Learn to Draw
Tuesday, August 9, 2:00

Friday, Aug. 19th, 12-4pm All ages, Free demos, Lane County Fair, Art Pavillion

Upcoming North American Standard Certification classes
There are lots of great classes this Summer, so check out any class in your area. Now is the time to finally get Certified if you've been putting it off. There are classes coming up all over the country, so look for one close to you and register today before they fill. Even if you are skilled at using the markers, taking a Certification class gives you a chance to work hands-on with one of our fabulous Regional Instructors. They can troubleshoot problems with you and give you pointers on how to take your work to a new level.

Aug. 7th Manhattan, NY taught by Lori Craig and Jenn Balcer Open to Public

Aug. 26 Oklahoma City, OK taught by Lori Craig Open to Public

Sept 8th Savannah GA taught by Colleen Schaan Open to stores & Designers
Sept 18th Ottawa, Canada taught by Sherrie Siemens Open to stores & Designers
Sept 22nd Orlando, FL taught by Jenn Balcer Filling FAST!
Sept. 30 Portland ME taught by Lori Craig Open to stores & Designers

Intermediate Certification
Intermediate Papercrafting Certification classes are popular! These classes are open to ANYONE who has taken the standard Certification class, and who wants to learn how to color and design more like an artist.

Sept 14th Minneapolis, MN taught by Debbie Olson now accepting applications
Sept 17th Ottawa, Canada taught by Sherrie Siemens now accepting applications
Sept 22nd Orlando, FL taught by Colleen Schaan now accepting applications

To register for any of these classes or to download class info, please check our Certification page on the Copic Website. If you have any questions, please e-mail Nancy@copicmarker.com for details.


Alison H said...

Denver... we need an intermediate in Denver :-)

Kristy said...

Intermediate in Michigan too! :D

Steffi said...

I actually enjoyed reading through this posting.Many thanks.

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