We're so excited that we've finally convinced one of our favorite Art & Soul instructors — Doris Arndt — to travel all the way from Washington state to teach at our Virginia Beach location!
Known for her whimsical style, Doris has shared her love of
books and other media throughout the country, teaching workshops for
over 15 years. Her non-traditional approach and innovative bindings
have earned her loyal student followings. Her work has been seen in The
Studio, Somerset Studio, The Rubber Stamper, Rubberstampmadness and in
several books as well as on the Carol Duvall show and at shows
Take a look at the workshops Doris will be offering at Art & Soul Virginia Beach in 2014. Pretty darn cool if you ask me!
Memory Keeper Journal
- this workshop is jam packed full of information and
ideas! You'll get to re-purpose and gut a used book, replacing the inside with your own
pages... learn to age fabric for the cover... make pages that fold out with unique add-ons and enclosures... and so much more! This
journal will truly be a reflection of you.
Brown Bag It Baby
- you'll create magic with simple brown bags in this playful workshop. Through
the alchemy of paint, text and imagery, the bags are transformed with
metallic hues, enhanced with re-purposed encyclopedia pages and images
into decorative pages that unfold to reveal pockets. Embellished covers and a no sew accordion
spine make this a unique journal.
Can Do Journal
- in this class, you'll take aluminum cans to a whole new level! Learn to cut and weave metal and create a totally new look. With its simple techniques and sublime results, you'll definitely want to take this class... I know you can do it!
The World Traveler Book
this book is the perfect companion on your personal safari. A tome fit
to hold your scribbles, doodles and ephemera from your travels. The
World Traveler Book combines variations of the secret Belgium binding and
an over-the-cord binding to create a totally unique spine.
Mask Pins of the Orient
- in keeping with our theme for next year — On The Orient Express — Doris is showing you how to make these mask pins of the Orient. Bright and bold or in more natural colors, these masks are conversation
pieces. Easily created with a few supplies and simple techniques, they
will charm you with their versatility. Fun and funky they can dress up
any outfit. Use them as a pin or fashion a unique
So, thanks a bunch Doris, for deciding to join us at this relaxing bayside retreat in 2014. I know our students will be so happy you've joined us on the east coast!
For more information on Art & Soul Virginia Beach — September 30 through October 5, 2014 — visit our website