Friday, January 24, 2014

Life Fiber a Creative Art Journey Workshop





Our Spring Life Fiber Art Retreat is taking a new direction, due to some difficulties in securing a place in the country to hold the retreat, with spring break and all, we are moving Life Fibers to Gypsy Muse Studio in Grapevine.

Introducing:

Life Fiber, a Creative Art Journey Workshop

March 21, 22 and 23 2014


Facilitated by “Twin Sisters” Sharen Chatterton, acrylic, watercolor and mixed media artist and Karen Rester, fiber, mixed media artist
Come with us on a creative journey of Art. As we travel down this creative path you will learn the art of paper marbling, wet felting, as well as a book binding technique to create a visual art journal. The workshop will include making a fiber cover for the visual journal, that we will create from our marbled papers and 140lb watercolor paper. We will be creating backgrounds on pages within the journal and we will also complete an opening page and a two-page art journal spread using mixed media techniques to get you started in your handmade visual journal.
The workshop will be held at Gypsy Muse Studio, 106 East Texas Street, Grapevine, Texas, it will begin at 9:00am on Friday, March 21st, Saturday March 22nd and Sunday March 23rd and end at 5:30pm on the 21st and 22nd and at 1:00pm on the 23rd.  A sack Lunch will be provided on the 21st and 22nd.
Come join us at this two and a half day workshop filled with creativity and life!
We suggest that you reserve early, as this workshop will fill up quickly. The price for the workshop and all supplies will be $365.00. A deposit of $165.00 will hold your space.  The balance must be paid by March 1st 2014 in the amount of $200.00.
Deposit can be made by check, credit card, and cash or through PayPal
Checks can be mailed to:
Gypsy Muse Studio 106 East Texas Street Grapevine, Texas 76051
Credit card payment, checks and cash are accepted at Gypsy Muse Studio, Tues. through Saturday from 10:30 am till 4:00 pm or by phone to Luna Azul Studio 214 893 4224
Pay Pal payments can be made by pressing the button on the sign up page.
We must receive your deposit, before we can reserve your space at the “Life Fibers, a Creative Art Journey” Workshop.

http://lifefiberart.com/home.html

Thursday, December 19, 2013

LIfe Fibers Art Retreat



Life Fibers Art Retreat

Coming in October 2014



Sharen Chatterton at Gypsy Muse Studio and Karen Rester at Luna Azul Studio are excited to be teaching our Art Retreat "Life Fibers, a Creative Journey out of Complacency".
This is a three night, two and a half day Women's Retreat in the Country. My twin sister, Sharen and I are busy getting everything together to welcome our guest for this fiber and mixed media visual art journaling retreat March 20th thru March 23rd, 2014. This retreat will take us each on a creative journey to uncover the fibers that weave through our lives. Your days and evenings will be filled with creating a personal visual art journal themed around the fibers that weave our lives together, this will include the completion of at least four mixed media journal pages, learning the art of wet felting, as we make a unique felted cover for our journal. This will be a two and a half day retreat you will not want to miss, no experience necessary, just a creative heart and a need to express your creativity. Come join us in the country as we get creative.


We will be using fibers, pan pastels, neocolors, watercolors, acrylics and so much more!

For more info go to:

http://lifefiberart.com/

To sign up go to:

http://www.gypsymusestudio.com/classes/womens-retreat-life-fibers-a-creative-journey-out-of-complacency-oct-24th-to-oct-27th/










About the Facilitators:





Sharen Chatterton-owner and artist at Gypsy Muse Studio in Grapevine, Texas.



"I have such a passion for creating and sharing my art, whether it is defining the detail on a large acrylic piece, reminding myself to allow the watercolors to do their thing, or mixing it up with different materials and mediums in a mixed media piece, I find joy and peace in creating art and sharing that passion with others."

www.gypsymusestudio.com
www.sharenchatteton.com

sharen@gypsymusestudio.com.





Karen Rester-Owner and Artist at Luna Azul Studio in Blum, Texas



"I am an artist who enjoys working in many mediums; spinning, weaving, painting, fiber and mixed media collage. I have an incredible passion for self-expression and believe tha teach piece of art has it's own unique style, creativity and imagination in it. I love being a part of that handful of artisans, making art on spinning wheels, looms, canvas and paper. It is not just an art of the mind, but of my heart and hands. It is a process I love."

www.lunaazulstudio.com
www.artfire

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

New Art Fiber Hangings

Imagine, The Key to Life, Let the Spinning Wheel Turn, Magic, Earth Shadow, Rain Dancer; Each of these unique Life Fiber wall hanging has its own character and world!











Sunday, August 11, 2013

Life Fibers Art Retreat




Life Fibers Art Retreat

October 24th to October 27th



Sharen Chatterton at Gypsy Muse Studio and Karen Rester at Luna Azul Studio are excited to be teaching our newest Art Retreat "Life Fibers, a Creative Journey out of Complacency".
This is a three night, two and a half day Women's Retreat in the Country. We will be staying at Isaiahs Place , a beautiful Ranch on approximately 48 acres, with a log cabin, bunk house and other out buildings. We will have plenty of room to spread out and get creative. My twin sister, Karen and I are busy getting everything together to welcome our guest for this fiber and mixed media visual art journaling retreat October 24th to October 27th. This retreat will take us each on a creative journey to uncover the fibers that weave through our lives. Your days and evenings will be filled with creating a personal visual art journal themed around the fibers that weave our lives together, this will include the completion of at least four mixed media journal pages, learning the art of wet felting, as we make a unique felted cover for our journal. This will be a two and a half day retreat you will not want to miss, no experience necessary, just a creative heart and a need to express your creativity. Come join us in the country as we get creative.


We will be using fibers, pan pastels, neocolors, watercolors, acrylics and so much more!

For more info go to:

http://www.gypsymusestudio.com/life-fiber-retreats/

To sign up go to:

http://www.gypsymusestudio.com/classes/womens-retreat-life-fibers-a-creative-journey-out-of-complacency-oct-24th-to-oct-27th/

About the Facilitators:





Sharen Chatterton-owner and artist at Gypsy Muse Studio in Grapevine, Texas.



"I have such a passion for creating and sharing my art, whether it is defining the detail on a large acrylic piece, reminding myself to allow the watercolors to do their thing, or mixing it up with different materials and mediums in a mixed media piece, I find joy and peace in creating art and sharing that passion with others."

www.gypsymusestudio.com
www.sharenchatteton.com

sharen@gypsymusestudio.com.





Karen Rester-Owner and Artist at Luna Azul Studio in Blum, Texas



"I am an artist who enjoys working in many mediums; spinning, weaving, painting, fiber and mixed media collage. I have an incredible passion for self-expression and believe tha teach piece of art has it's own unique style, creativity and imagination in it. I love being a part of that handful of artisans, making art on spinning wheels, looms, canvas and paper. It is not just an art of the mind, but of my heart and hands. It is a process I love."

www.lunaazulstudio.com
www.artfire

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Luna Azul Studio Fiber Art at Scarborough Renaissance Festival

Scarborough Renaissance Festival starts Saturday, April 6th in Waxahachie. I will be there, in my shop, each weekend in April and May. Right up front, to the left as you come in the front gate. Come out, stop by Luna Azul Studio and enjoy the festival!! http://www.srfestival.com/



Wednesday, February 27, 2013

5th Annual Funky Finds Spring Fling

On March 9 & 10, I will be participating in the 5th Annual FUNKY FINDS Spring Fling! This will be the eighth indie art & craft show Funky Finds has hosted in Fort Worth, Texas. The event is free to the public and is family AND pet-friendly. With over 120 artists, crafters & designers participating, there is certainly something for everyone!
WHAT:5th Annual FUNKY FINDS Spring Fling

A HANDMADE SHOPPING EXTRAVAGANZA! Free Admission * Family And Pet-Friendly * Charitable Raffle benefiting The Humane Society of North Texas, CASA of Tarrant County, Swag Bags and Much More!

WHEN: Saturday, March 9, 10am-5pm and Sunday, March 10, 11am-4pm

WHERE: Will Rogers Memorial Center, Small Exhibits Bldg., 3409 Burnett-Tandy Dr., Fort Worth, TX 76107
The event will feature swag bags for the first 75 attendees each day to purchase a minimum of five $1.00 raffle tickets. Raffle features items donated by all participating artisans & sponsors, and all raffle proceeds benefit CASA of Tarrant County, The Humane Society of North Texas who will be facilitating on-site pet adoptions all weekend. Don't Forget to Feed Me will be accepting pet food donations & each donor will receive one FREE raffle ticket. I look forward to seeing you there!

Sunday, February 17, 2013

New Weaving on My Loom

 I have been weaving new pieces to make some bigger purses.
Each one has multiple colors woven in abstract patterns.
I am having so much fun working the different yarns and silk
ribbons in to create these picture purses! I will be at Funky Finds Spring Fling, March 9th and 10th. Come see me!