Tag Archives: printmaking

Final 16 – Day 6


I must be inspired by the class I taught this morning because today’s “Deal of the Day” is 35% off of a Gelli Arts STudent Gel Printing Plate Kit.  Normally $25, yours for only $16.25 (pre-tax & shipping)

This is a great kit to introduce a friend to the wonders of Gel Printing.  It is also a nice travel size for art-ing on the go!

It includes the plate, brayer and 2 stencils!  And as a bonus (for blog readers only) there will be 4 “Deluxe” kits available with Some 12 Sets of Art Alternatives Acrylic Paints (tubes)  Convo me in your etsy purchase and let me knoow you want the add on and I”ll send you an invoice.  The additional cost is $6.50 (with your discount)


Click here for the Etsy Listing and use discount code final1606 to get your 35% off!

While the “deal price” is valid only for 24 hours (unless specified) the item may still be ordered at our regular price at any time.

I’ve been getting questions from my local customers if they can pick up the deal in the shop.  The best way to secure the deal is to purchase it through etsy.  You can always send me a note that you want to pick it up in the shop and I’ll be happy to refund you the shipping fee.


Here is a picture of some of the goodness we made in this mornings “Tapes & Tissues” Gelli Printing class



Final 15 – Day 1


Today marks the first of 15 days of special offerings from A Work of Heart.  This is my gift to you as a thank you for your support in 2015.  Each day I will have something special available.  Expect to see handmade jewelry, art, journals, gifts, ornaments and art supplies perfect for treating yourself or someone else this holiday season.

This “Gelli Bundle” is a box full of Gelli printing goodness.  It contains all 6 of the latest and greatest mini Gelli printing plates with 8 mini Catalyst texture tools and an acrylic plate for stamping.  Retail price is over $110.  Today only $70 ($5.95 shipping in the USA)  Click here to purchase.

Final Fourteen – Day 7

Final Fourteen – Day 7


Today’s offering is another kit.  This is a great starter kit for Gelli Printing and includes:

6×6 Gelli Plate
7 bottles of Americana Acrylic Paint
Wooden Brayer
3 Tim Holtz Stencils
25 Sheets of Deli Paper (not shown)

all contained in a customizable 10″x 12″ canvas zipper pouch

Retail value is over $70 and  today only all this is yours for only $40! (shipping is $5.75)

Hop on over to ETSY and pick up this limited edition kit.

Countdown to Christmas: 5 – Gelli Arts Printing Kit


One of my favorites of 2011 is the GelliArts printing plate.  Gelatin printing has never been easier and faster (with no prep of actual gelatin)

Today’s kit will delight your senses as you drizzle, spread, press and print..

The kit includes:

  • GelliArts Printing Plate (8×10)
  • Amsterdam Acrylic Paint Set
  • Speedball Brayer
  • 2 Crafters Workshop Stencils
  • 1 Studio Texture Plates Pack (includes 2)
  • 1 Colorbox Molding Mat

All this would normally be $87…Yours for only $65

Again, this is a limited edition kit with only 2 available.

Email andrea@aworkofheart.com to purchase yours..or stop by the store.  Only 4 more shopping days!


Monday Oct 12 – Traci Bautista in the house…



Traci will be here from 4:30-7pm on Monday, October 12th. She is going to be hanging out, visiting and painting. Stop by to say hi! Our Free Monday Make & Take (from 3p-7p) will be painting a piece of paper and folding it into a darling mini book. Want to sit and paint for a while? Use some studio time to paint with Traci. Reserve your spot here…seats are limited.

Tuesday 3:30-4:30p: Kid’s Club – Boo! or Fall Banner


Tuesday 6pm: Altered Mirror

This is the last time this year that this class will be offered. Jump on it or order a kit by calling the studio (408.266.1005)


Tuesday 7:30p: Printmaking+Mixed Media – Gelatin Monoprints

We had a great time last week with basic monoprints, this week we’re kicking it up a notch. Mark your calendar for Dorit Elisha’s all day workshop on November 1st. Click here for more info.


Wednesday 10am-2pm: Craft Rave Daytime

Come and spend some time working on whatever project you like. This is self-directed studio time but I’ll be here to help you with any questions you have.


Wednesday 6p: Copper Pumpkin
This makes an awesome holiday decoration for your front door or inside your house. The finished piece measures 12×18. Add your choice of patina finishes. I’ll show you how to use all the 10 Seconds Studio texture tools and plates. You will mount the textured copper piece on to a pre-cut pumpkin shaped board. Add a copper wire hanger and voila! Fall art.


Wednesday 7:30p: Scrapbook Studio
Gwen and I are getting lonely, don’t you want to join us and get some scrapbooking done? Is this not enough time for you? Come as early as you like and simply pay the hourly studio fee. Last week we broke out of the box and painted some scrapbook paper. Check out the results…


Thursday 6p:  Charm School – Soldered Charms
This is our basic soldering class but focusing on making charms.  Come and learn a new skill, or improve your soldering techniques.


Thursday 7:30p:  Image Transfer to Polymer Clay
We’re making polymer clay pendants & tiles with images transfered to the surface.


Friday 6p:  Prayer or Wish Journal
Pick out pretty papers, die cut (on our machine) your pages, assemble and you have an 8 tabbed journal for yourself or for a gift.  This is a quick and easy project.  You may want more than one!


Sunday 12p:  Make it Your Style Purse
Linda Lubovich teaches you to make this darling purse.

Sunday 3-5p: FREE Kid’s Mask Making workshop
Dori Duncan, Camp Fashionista, will be on-site offering a free mask making workshop for kids (or kids at heart)


Hope to see you in the studio soon!  I totally appreciate your support in helping keep this place open.  Thank you for being part of the community.


October 5 through 11 in the Studio


There are some fun things coming up this week and as usual I’m running late in getting a newsletter out. So you lucky ones who actually read the blog will get the first shot at signing up for these fab classes.


Monday 3pm-7pm Drop in FREE Make & Take: Shrink Plastic Charms were such fun in “Charm School” on Thursday night, I’m bringing out the plastic and we’ll play some more. Punch, color, stamp and shrink…these beauties are perfect for adding to cards, gift wrapping, jewelry and more.



Tuesday is the first session of our Fall Kid’s Club. This week kids ages 8 and up will decoupage a wooden letter. After the surface is covered, they will embellish till their heart is content..Click here to register your artist in this session



Tuesday at 6pm is one of my favorite classes. Mini Watercolor Journals. The folding technique is what this one is all about. Once you get it down, you’re hooked! In class you will fold at least two mini books perfect for doodling, writing, quotes, pictures or just about anything. Come and catch mini book fever! Click here to register.



The first session of our new Tuesday Night book club is starting this week. Dorit Elisha’s book, Printmaking + Mixed Media is sure to inspire. This week we are covering basic monotype printing. Click here to register for the first session OR click here to see what we’re doing for the next two months in this book and perhaps sign up for the whole series (and save 20% on the class fee)



Do you have some daytime hours free and need a place to hang out and be creative? Join us for our daytime session of a Craft Rave! “What is a Craft Rave?” you ask…well, it is open studio time for you to work on whatever craft your heart desires. Have you taken a class here before and haven’t had nearly enough time to work on the skill you learned or project you started? This is the perfect time to dig in and practice. All the studio tools and supplies are at your fingertips. I’m here to show you where stuff is and remind you how things work. Best of all, it is affordable! Only $20 for 4 hours of studio time and all the coffee, tea and me you desire. Click here to reserve your table for this Wednesday from 10am-2pm.



Wednesday 6-9pm: This tree gets so much attention..it really doesn’t photograph well though. Trust me when I say, you want to make this tree and take it home with you. It is the perfect thing to hang just about any treasure on. Jewelry, charms, ornaments…or just leave it barren and enjoy its natural beauty. Tis the season for the Copper Tree…click here to register. This is one of the last times this year the class will be offered.



Wednesday 7:30-9pm is all about Scrapbooking! Scrapbook Studio is a time to come and get some serious scrapping done. Learn something new, or just come and crop. All supplies are included. All you have to do is show up with your photos and you’ll get stuff done! Click here to join us this week….make some time for yourself.


Charm School continues on Thursday at 6pm. This week we are filling charms with epoxy resin. Feel free to come armed with mini collage bits or dig into our bins of collage fodder to make them while you are here…or you can even simply take pretty paper and glue it down. The highlight of the class is mixing the two-part epoxy resin and pouring it over the images. You’ll want to leave them at least overnight in the studio to cure. The finished result is a glass like surface that magnifies whatever image is below. Click here to register for this session



Thursday 7:30-9pm: This is week two of Mixed Media Mosaics. No fear though, you can still join us and make some incredible tiles for future projects. This week we are making hand rolled tiles with white polymer clay. We are adding score marks to the clay before baking so there will be “coloring lines” to paint on later. Come empty handed, leave with tons of handmade tiles! Click here to register.



Friday night 6:30-9:30pm Khris Cochran of DIY Bride is offering a fun workshop. She says “Perhaps you’re looking to trick out your Halloween costume or maybe you’re just tired of living a wingless existence. Don’t fret! Come join us for an evening of wire & nylon fun.” Click here to register for Fairy Wings 101.


Saturday Night the Second Saturday! Time for a CRAFT RAVE! Craft the night away. Make whatever you like using all the studio tools and supplies. Bring unfinished projects and FINISH! Start something new..come with absolutely no idea what you want to do and get inspired. Join us for a night of crafty goodness.



It’s BAAAACK! Julie Valentine and I are thrilled to invite you back to another JUICY SOUL RETREAT! Sunday, October 11th from 10:30am-5pm. Treat yourself to a day of creative JUICE! Click here for more details.

I hope you find something that works into your schedule, OR that you will make YOUR schedule work with something you find here. I look forward to having you in the studio!