Saturday, July 13th 8am-4pm (PT)

7 Art Educators + Basic Supplies = Infinite Possibilities

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DOES ANY OF THIS SOUND FAMILIAR?

  • Your students rush through their art projects just to get to free choice
  • Lessons you have always done just don’t seem exciting anymore
  • You feel as though you don't have the time, money or supplies to dive deep into art techniques
  • You feel depleted and need some creative "me time"

You're not alone.

What if I told you that it’s possible to engage kids just through simple techniques using basic art supplies?

IT CAN BE DONE!

  • LEARN how to make magic happen in the art room using basic art supplies that won't break the bank
  • EXPERIENCE projects so engaging that your students won't want to stop creating
  • GAIN confidence knowing you can teach a project that ignites imagination and exploration for every child

Hello There!

I'm Patty Palmer, founder of Deep Space Sparkle and The Sparklers' Club.

I know all too well the frustrations that come with teaching art. At some point in our art teaching careers we all fall into the same project rut: wax resist, marker drawings, a few paper projects and then….boom. We’re bored.

And when we're bored, our students are, too.

The desire to introduce new mediums, techniques and projects may seem like a waste of time. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

That's why I am hosting Art Mixology a one-day workshop dedicated to help art teachers like you snap out of your comfort zone and take a look at fresh ways to use basic art supplies, explore new mediums and jazz up your art program with cool techniques.

This workshop was created out of my own teaching experience and what I realized was this:


Teaching art is an evolving process and rewards those who fill their own creative well.

When you inspire your students with your passion, you quickly build their trust and interest.

FOR AN ENTIRE DAY, OUR GROUP OF CREATIVE ARTISTS WILL:

  • Show you how to incorporate a variety of media, from crayons to watercolors to markers to acrylics into easy art projects
  • Teach you how to hack basic art supplies to achieve amazing results.
  • Reveal the secret tips behind the stunning projects you see from your favorite teachers
  • Inspire & teach you to create amazing projects of your own
  • Help you define YOUR art space for maximum inspiration

This workshop is structured to be the best way for you practice techniques and work with supplies so that you can step into your art room with knowledge and confidence.


Let's put the POP back into your paint. Let's take a closer look at what's included.

This workshop will offer fresh new takes on teaching kids to draw, paint & make creative projects.

ART VIDEOS

Watch as our guest teachers show you how to teach a specific art technique, use mediums in different ways and apply it to projects. You'll have the opportunity to comment during the session and ask questions after the session is over.

ART HANDOUTS

Download handouts and worksheets for each session. We'll give you a supply list, technique check-list, drawing guides (if applicable), project suggestions and ideas so you can take action straight away.

CONNECT

Teaching art doesn't have to be a lonely experience. Chat with Patty during our two LIVE Q & A sessions and connect with other #artmixology attendees in our private group.

PLUS, we'll have loads of prizes for attendees!

ACCESS FOR A YEAR

Can't make it LIVE? No worries. You'll have access to the workshop, resources guides and videos for an entire year!

WORKBOOK

Our downloadable workbook will be emailed to you before the event so you can get started on gathering up your art supplies, practicing a few techniques and get excited for what's to come.

PD HOUR CERTIFICATE

Need PD Hours? Each attendee receives a PD Hour certificate for 10 PD hours. Please check with your local district to ensure compatibility.

READY TO MIX IT UP?

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Look At What Past Workshop Attendees Have To Say:

"Thanks Britt Curley for your presentation on the Draw, Paint, Make workshop. You had so many good tips. And I loved your project so much that I did it twice. It is taking me forever to get through the workshop, just on the second presentation. But have gotten so much from those two. Thank goodness we have a year to play with it!"

Deborah Anderson
Art Teacher

"Patty, this was another winner from the summer workshop! It took us three one hour sessions to finish. I really saw some amazing results. But, more importantly, the kids had fun, learned a lot, and loved their pieces. I even got a hug today. :) How had I never heard of construction paper crayons?! They are the bomb!What a great project! Thank you!"

Kristina Massey
Studio Owner

"Absolutely loved the workshop Patty Palmer and all of the wonderful artists that gave their time and secrets to share!!"

Lana Zimmermann
Art Teacher

Your online ticket includes:

  • Inspiring, technique-rich, full-length art tutorials videos from well known artists, art teachers and creative makers
  • Learn how to engage children through creative and engaging art processes.
  • Massive Workshop Action Guide filled with worksheets and take-aways 
  • Beautiful art worksheets for every session
  • Live Q & A session with Patty
  • Giveaways and prizes throughout the day
  • Every attendee receives an official PD hour certificate for 10 Clock Hours
  • Chat & connect with art teachers, classroom teachers, and studio owners from around the world
  • No travel costs!
  • Watch LIVE or watch LATER for an entire year.

CAN'T ATTEND THE LIVE ONLINE EVENT?

Don’t worry, your digital ticket gives you access to the event for an entire year after the live event, so you can watch it at any time on your own schedule!

Awesome! I'm Ready to Register!

YOUR INSTRUCTORS

Hands-on art training featuring your favorite art teachers, artists and makers. Our line-up of teachers offer the BEST and most ENGAGING art techniques to rejuvenate your art program....and they're revealing ALL their secrets.

EMILY GOULD

Emily Gould is a K-12th grade art teacher from Maryland who works at three schools. She’ll explore the infinite possibilities of using joint compound to add texture to artwork. This non-traditional art medium is economical for classroom use.

You’ll create exciting sculptural art with life-like textures. Emily will demonstrate how to use this inexpensive medium through Wayne Thiebaud Sculpted Dessert, 3-D Self-Portraits, Textural Tropical Birds and Sunflowers in the style of Van Gogh. 

ANNA BARTLETT

Anna LOVES painting with acrylics, and shares her love globally - through her business, Shiny Happy Art, and her Paint Along of the Month Club.

Come and paint flowers with Anna, as she shares her advice on the different approaches required by different types of acrylic paints. It’s “learning by doing” with fabulous results!

KRISTA HILMEN

With over $150,000 earned in five years, Krista Hilmen knows how to put on an Art Auction to raise funds for her art program. From an event that brought the docent program to a weekly funded art program, her art shows not only raise funds but bring about community in her school.

Learn how she accomplished this by using inexpensive collaborative projects, community donations and how you can start small and bring in funds for your art program regardless of its size.  

BRITT CURLEY

Britt will present one of her favorite mediums, gouache and will demonstrate how it beautifully pairs with dry media. Britt will show a few gouache techniques to introduce its’ qualities and possibilities.

She will then demonstrate some projects where gouache is paired with colored pencil, pen and graphite for a crisp, refined and detailed finish.

SARAH KRAJEWSKI

Experiment along with Sarah Krajewski (@artroomglitterfairy) using black ink, liquid watercolors, tempera paint, CelluClay (or model magic!), and of course, glitter!

Combining painted paper and air dry clay can produce beautiful 3D collage relief results. Sarah will also give you a few tips about how you can make your projects glow using black lights and neon art materials

AMI MAES

Ami is the owner of Handmakery art studio in Colorado. Her signature style of color, whimsy and embellishments will captivate both you and your students. 

PATTY PALMER

Founder of DEEP SPACE SPARKLE, The Sparkler's Club and host of the Art Made Easy podcast.

Patty will reveal the techniques that made her convert to a colored pencil, marker and crayon fan. You'll LOVE these mixed-media projects.


JUST IMAGINE...

A whole day to explore art mediums and learn from some of the best teachers in the biz. Saturday, July 13th from 8am-4pm PST


AFTER THIS WORKSHOP YOU WILL:

  • Know how to identify how long a project might take when using the various art supplies
  • Have a workbook filled with art technique exercises that you can do with your students
  • Know what types of art supplies are best for each age group
  • Understand how to work with acrylics, watercolors & tempera paints
  • Be on your way to creating amazing projects of your own
  • Be so inspired you can’t wait for summer to end!

CREATE & BE INSPIRED!

REGISTER!

How Does It Work?

Meet Patty

Patty, a former elementary art teacher in Goleta, California is the proud founder of Deep Space Sparkle, author of Draw, Paint, Sparkle: 25 Creative Projects from an Elementary Art Teacher and host of the popular podcast, Art Made Easy, and has conducted in-person workshops for art teachers in Santa Barbara, California for the past three years. 


Patty and Team Sparkle is dedicated to providing educational events to help motivate, encourage and inspire art teachers to be their creative best.

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