My husband and kids gave me a wonderful mother's day present. Tim Holtz classes. Tim was doing a few different ones and I picked to do the "Artful Hand" and the "Mystery" class. Of all the instructors I've taken classes with, Tim is my all time favorite. He is a great teacher, patient and with a great sense of humor. The "Artful Hand" is a wooden hand that we decoupaged with sewing patterns. Once dry, I painted it and then added a bunch of trinkets. He gave us quite a few, but I had brought some with me so I used a bit of his and a bit of mine and a bit from my friends. The wings were colored with AI. This class was more fun than any I've done before.
The "Mystery" class was a total blast too. When I signed up for it, I had no idea what the class was about. The owner of Queen's Ink, Patti, wanted an extra class for their schedule last year. Tim didn't have one, but he figured he could come up with one. Patti promoted this new class as a Mystery class. She and Tim were both amazed that the Mystery class sold out before any of the other classes. Go figure. So, this year, he has added a Mystery class to his schedule. He does a different one in different areas so it won't be the same project as mine. Mine was a canvas that we colored with AIs, added a picture of a child, wings, trinkets, words and sealed everything with Beeswax. Everyone got the same kit in both classes, but amazingly not one person had the same end project. This was an amazing mother's day present, which I hope will be repeated again next year.