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April classes with the Ice Prince!

After a long week at work, Friday evening and Saturday were a creative break.  No challenges, no scrapbook pages, no reorganizing the craft room this weekend because about a month ago I signed up for 3 classes at my local scrapbooking store.  It was part of my birthday present from my beloved.  So, off I went to class late afternoon on Friday‚Ķand what a hoot of a time I had over the next 36 hours!  The class was taught by the Ice Prince, John Creighton Peterson, from Imagine Crafts, Ice Resin, Authentique, and Prima. I spent hours playing with Staz-On Inks, Black Gesso, and Ice Resin.  I learned a ton of new techniques and dabbled a bit more in the mica powders and acrylic paints and mica powders offered by Finnabair.  We spent time with different texture pastes and stencils including the Graphite texture paste.  And, to be able to make my own texture paste using the new Finnabair texture paste and mix it with the acrylic paints was awesome!  The colors in the acrylic paints are stunning and to be able to make it into a texture paste just opens up more doors of possibility! […]