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Workshop #1--Here Come the Groomsmen--by Arnoldo Cardona

Everyone needs to look their best on the big day!  Well-known restorationist and OOAK doll artist Arnoldo Cardona will help you whip your guys into shape!  Bring your hung-over bachelor party boys for some practical advice on making them presentable once again!  We’ll cover cleaning, changing heads and limbs, touch-up painting, and even customizing into OOAK dolls.

Participants will receive a kit with a paint brush, paints, and a handout with expert tips on repainting as well as hands on instruction.

Class size limited to 15 Cost $20

 

Workshop #2--Top Hats & Garters--by Jenny Jenkins

Make your doll the snazziest member of the wedding party!  You will be able to make several different top hats and garters, and then embellish them for your male or female dolls.   It’s the perfect finishing touch for your wedding party!

Participants will be given all the necessary materials.  Bring your favorite Ken® and/or Barbie® doll with you to model as well as a pair of your own pointed tipped scissors which are best for detailed cutting.

Class size limited to 15 Cost $20

 

Workshop #3--Bouquets and Boutonnieres--by Nancy Kelly

What’s a wedding without flowers!  Learn to craft a simple but elegant bouquet for your bride and a matching boutonniere for the groom.  You can even create a corsage for the maid of honor!

Participants will be provided with a variety of artificial flora and greenery in the appropriate scale as well as all the necessary materials to give them the finishing touch.  Participants are asked to bring a pair of their own pointed tipped scissors which will be best for detailed cutting.

Class size limited to 15 Cost $20


Workshop #4--The Wedding Gift--by Jim Taylor

What do you get the couple that has everything?  In this class you’ll create your own unique piece of 3D art to commemorate the big event!  No special skills are required – if you can cut, glue, and glitterize, you’re golden! 

Participants will be provided with all the necessary materials and embellishments to create a unique 3D OOAK piece of art with a shadowbox effect.  Participants are asked to bring a pair of their own pointed tipped scissors which will be best for detailed cutting.

Class size limited to 15 Cost $25

 

Workshop #5--The Trousseau Travel Set--by Ann Grahek

Start your honeymoon off in style with your own set of doll sized luggage!  Several different styles will be available for you to create or embellish whether you choose to make a simple hat box or the perfect rolling bag to coordinate with all your travel attire.  It’s easy with hands on instruction and expert advice!

Participants will be provided with all the necessary materials and a variety of embellishments to customize your own set.  Participants are asked to bring a pair of their own pointed tipped scissors which will be best for detailed cutting.

Class size limited to 15 Cost $30

 

Workshop #6--The Wedding Album--by Lisa Koppelman-Elliott

Capture the memories of that special day!  Learn the art of making your Ken®vention photos pop and your favorite graphics and art stand out in this entry level scrapbooking class which is a continuation of last year’s popular class – new comers are welcome, too!  You will learn how to create a few basic pages, practice the tricks of the trade, and be given expert instruction which you can then use to create your own memories at home.

Participants will receive ready to use scrapbooking pages, a few basic embellishments, and advice and inspiration.  Everyone is asked to bring decorating supplies and embellishments from last year’s class to use and share as well as a pair of pointed tipped scissors which will be best for detailed cutting.

Additionally, Participants can bring photos from last year’s Ken®vention as we will have exclusive 2013 Ken®vention art and logos for you to use in the workshop, but it is not required. 

Class size limited to 25 Cost $25

 

 

Workshops Schedule

 

Thursday

12:30pm – 2:00pm

Workshop 6

2:30pm – 4:00pm

Workshop 4

4:30pm – 6:00pm

Workshop 3

 

Friday

9:00am – 10:30am

Workshop 5

11:00am – 12:30pm

Workshop 4

3:30pm – 5:00pm

Workshop 1

 

Saturday

9:00am – 10:30am

Workshop 2

11:00am – 12:30pm

Workshop 3

1:00pm – 2:30pm

Workshop 5

 

Registration Deadline: SEPTEMBER 15, 2014!

Questions? Contact Workshops Chair, Jim Taylor at:  urrgghh@aol.com



2014 Workshop Sign-Up FORM

 


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