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CJ Shelton [Studio 206] Alton Mill Arts Centre

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1402 Queen St. W
Alton, Ontario L7K 0C3 Canada
519-942-2018 http://www.dancingmoondesigns.ca

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April 2018

MANDALA DOODLE & PAINT WORKSHOP with CJ Shelton

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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CJ Shelton [Studio 206] Alton Mill Arts Centre, 1402 Queen St. W
Alton, Ontario L7K 0C3 Canada
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$120

Let your creativity soar! Join artist CJ Shelton as she gently guides you in designing your own completely unique circular “mandala” painting from scratch on a 12″x12″ canvas. If you enjoy doodling or colouring you will love taking it to the next level. First you will tone and “prime” your canvas with acrylic washes and learn some fun techniques for applying paint. While your canvas is drying you will explore what kind of design you want to create using various…

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May 2018

MOTHER’S DAY “ART IN THE ROUND’ Intro to Mandala Making with CJ Shelton

May 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
CJ Shelton [Studio 206] Alton Mill Arts Centre, 1402 Queen St. W
Alton, Ontario L7K 0C3 Canada
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$75

In this fun and relaxing 2-3 hour session learn to create beautiful circular and geometric patterns known as mandalas. Enjoy the calm ambience of CJ’s tranquil studio as she gently guides you through the process of designing and colouring your own unique mandala pattern. This is CJ’s signature “try-it” session that introduces you to the magic of mandala making and its relaxing therapeutic benefits. You will learn an easy technique that will have you making beautiful patterns in no time!…

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SPRING BLOSSOMS in Watercolour with CJ Shelton

May 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
CJ Shelton [Studio 206] Alton Mill Arts Centre, 1402 Queen St. W
Alton, Ontario L7K 0C3 Canada
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$75

This workshop is probably the best way to start learning watercolour as it covers almost all of the fundamental techniques and approaches to this wonderful fluid medium. And there is no better subject matter than spring flowers which are in full bloom everywhere this time of year. You will work from live specimens as well as photo reference and create either a vignette or “frame” style finished piece. All throughout CJ will guide you and provide all kinds of tips…

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June 2018

GARDEN ART PRAYER STICK WORKSHOP with CJ Shelton

June 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
CJ Shelton [Studio 206] Alton Mill Arts Centre, 1402 Queen St. W
Alton, Ontario L7K 0C3 Canada
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$150

Making prayer sticks is a tradition of many indigenous peoples. The Navajo refer to them as “ke-tan” or “place where it is feathered” because feathers attached to the sticks petition bird spirits to carry prayers to Creator. Each stick also serves as an offering and provides protection for the place where it is ‘planted’. In this workshop you will honour this sacred tradition by first painting your very own 4-6 foot stick (gathered from a local forest) with acrylic paints,…

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