As the days quickly pass, the time has come to begin packing teacher and class supplies along with lots of vendor goodies for the journey to Artfest in Port Townsend, Washington.
I thought I my might share a few photos of my piles of important stuff along with a little project I started. Although it might look like a mish mash of this and that, I TRULY have it all organized in a somewhat chaotic manner... if that makes any sense.
The picture above is a current view of my work table. As you can see I have a lot of odds and ends strewn about the surface.
As a last minute project, I decided to trace a bird silhouette onto fabric from one of my newly designed Songbird Stencil Sheets. This little birdie is sitting on a leafy fabric tree limb that I sketched.
I am creating a fun t-shirt I hope to wear on vendor night. However, the shirt is not quite finished because I am still embellishing the design with some decorative stitching for that added bit of texture.
Not only am I one lucky girl for having the opportunity to teach at Artfest this year, but I get the added bonus of participating as a student. So, this pile is a group of supplies I will need for the classes I am taking on Friday and Saturday.
The Artfest Wednesday night Opening Ceremony is shaping up to be a HUGE Extravaganza!
Someguy, the creator of the 1000 Journals, will be the guest speaker. He has a brand new book that gives details about the project with example pages from some of the journals. I am really looking forward to hearing his talk and having him autograph my purchased copy. I had the incredible honor of journaling in book #775 last year at ArtFiberfest.
Teesha has also asked all the teachers to bring 550 postcards (WOW!) to hand out to our fellow Artfesters as a memento of the 2007 event. Teachers will be giving out postcards and signing yearbooks after Someguy's speech. I have designed a new card just for this special occasion. Here they are all bundled up and ready to go in my suitcase.
Well... as you can probably guess... if I had a wish or two I would want to be packed up and headin' out to Artfest today. BUT... since it is over a week before I get on that plane and fly away, I will continue gathering my stuff... anxiously anticipating all the fun I'm going to have... and knowing I will see everyone VERY SOON!