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Creative Pages: Two Day Art Immersion
Wildflower Festival Art Classes

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Date: July 14, 9:00 am
Details: Do you secretly judge a book by its cover? Do you start twitching to get your hands on a textured, layered, colorful, fabulous art journal? Here is your chance to create your own! Join Judith Cassel-Mamet for a 2-day art immersion where we will create multiple small books and journals. You will learn a variety of techniques that include folded book structures and simple sewn forms. Participants will decorate some of the books with floral & mountain inspired imagery using stamps, sprays and simple printmaking. Some of the books will stay empty so you can fill them with meaning as you wish. No experience necessary. This class is for anyone who loves to turn pages and explore self-expression. All materials are provided. We will work from 9 am - 3 pm both days and lunch is included. You will love these gems and will turn your creative pages with joy!

Instructor: Judith Cassel-Mamet. 
When: July 14th & 15th, 2018
Time:  9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Cost:  $225
 
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Students register for these classes through the Wildflower Festival.  Please visit www.crestedbuttewildflowerfestival.com or call (970) 349-2571 to reserve a space.

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Saturday, Jul 14
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
CREATIVE PAGES: TWO DAY ART IMMERSION
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Monday, Jul 16
   
 
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Tuesday, Jul 17
   
 
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Friday, Jul 20
   
 
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Saturday, Jul 21
   
 
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Sunday, Jul 22
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
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Wednesday, Jul 25
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
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CB WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL
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GALLERIES
"OUT"
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LITERARY ARTS
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