Showing posts from March, 2023

Links to design selections for classes

  Happy Day! You can pick from any of the designs on the links below, or choose something from Etsy or Pintrest.  I will let you know if you choose something that is too difficult.  Then email or text a copy of the design you want to do. Thanks,  Jeff - 717-620-9676 Color Charts:  <<< My general selection group: <<< Civil War and Underground Railroad  era patterns: <<< Art that has been done in recent classes: <<< Happy painting!

How to finish a class, or a design project , in three hours!

 The day after a painting class you probably won't remember how many times the blow drier's popped the breaker... or if the air conditioner didn't work, or how much you wanted a glass of water after three hours of stretching tape and squinting to see pencil lines...   But when it's happening it gets frustrating. Like many people say, half way through a bad round of golf..., "This is a stupid game!" Let's look ahead to this weekend and the Barn Quilt painting class you just registered for.  It can go a lot smoother if you keep a few things in mind. A) Arrive on time!  10:00 AM does not mean "whenever I get there."  We usually have 12 people in class,  so being 10 (... 30?!) minutes late means the instructions need to spoken again and again.  Then someone wonders why 2 hours ends at 12:30 instead of noon. B) Read the advance instructions in advance!  I send out the suggestions in advance to give you a chance to anticipate what you are going to be d