Privacy Policy of www.gather.charitywings.org

 

Please also see our Terms of use and Refund Policy.

 

This Website collects some Personal Data from its Users.

Users may be subject to different protection standards and broader standards may therefore apply to some. In order to learn more about the protection criteria, Users can refer to the applicability section.

Owner and Data Controller

Charity Wings || gather.charitywings.org

Owner contact email: info@charitywings.org

 

Types of Data collected

Among the types of Personal Data that this Website collects, by itself or through third parties, there are: Cookies, Usage Data, email address, first name, last name, country, gender, unique device identifiers for advertising (Google Advertiser ID or IDFA, for example), geographic position and language.

Complete details on each type of Personal Data collected are provided in the dedicated sections of this privacy policy or by specific explanation texts displayed prior to the Data collection.
Personal Data may be freely provided by the User, or, in case of Usage Data, collected automatically when using this Website.
Unless specified otherwise, all Data requested by this Website is mandatory and failure to provide this Data may make it impossible for this Website to provide its services. In cases where this Website specifically states that some Data is not mandatory, Users are free not to communicate this Data without consequences to the availability or the functioning of the Service.
Users who are uncertain about which Personal Data is mandatory are welcome to contact the Owner.
Any use of Cookies – or of other tracking tools – by this Website or by the owners of third-party services used by this Website serves the purpose of providing the Service required by the User, in addition to any other purposes described in the present document and in the Cookie Policy, if available.

Users are responsible for any third-party Personal Data obtained, published or shared through this Website and confirm that they have the third party’s consent to provide the Data to the Owner.

Mode and place of processing the Data

Methods of processing

The Owner takes appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the Data.
The Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Owner, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of this Website (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third-party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Owner. The updated list of these parties may be requested from the Owner at any time.

Legal basis of processing

The Owner may process Personal Data relating to Users if one of the following applies:

  • Users have given their consent for one or more specific purposes. Note: Under some legislations the Owner may be allowed to process Personal Data until the User objects to such processing (“opt-out”), without having to rely on consent or any other of the following legal bases. This, however, does not apply, whenever the processing of Personal Data is subject to European data protection law;
  • provision of Data is necessary for the performance of an agreement with the User and/or for any pre-contractual obligations thereof;
  • processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the Owner is subject;
  • processing is related to a task that is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Owner;
  • processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner or by a third party.

In any case, the Owner will gladly help to clarify the specific legal basis that applies to the processing, and in particular whether the provision of Personal Data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract.

Place

The Data is processed at the Owner’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located.

Depending on the User’s location, data transfers may involve transferring the User’s Data to a country other than their own. To find out more about the place of processing of such transferred Data, Users can check the section containing details about the processing of Personal Data.

If broader protection standards are applicable, Users are also entitled to learn about the legal basis of Data transfers to a country outside the European Union or to any international organization governed by public international law or set up by two or more countries, such as the UN, and about the security measures taken by the Owner to safeguard their Data.

If any such transfer takes place, Users can find out more by checking the relevant sections of this document or inquire with the Owner using the information provided in the contact section.

Retention time

Personal Data shall be processed and stored for as long as required by the purpose they have been collected for.

Therefore:

  • Personal Data collected for purposes related to the performance of a contract between the Owner and the User shall be retained until such contract has been fully performed.
  • Personal Data collected for the purposes of the Owner’s legitimate interests shall be retained as long as needed to fulfill such purposes. Users may find specific information regarding the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner within the relevant sections of this document or by contacting the Owner.

The Owner may be allowed to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever the User has given consent to such processing, as long as such consent is not withdrawn. Furthermore, the Owner may be obliged to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever required to do so for the performance of a legal obligation or upon order of an authority.

Once the retention period expires, Personal Data shall be deleted. Therefore, the right to access, the right to erasure, the right to rectification and the right to data portability cannot be enforced after expiration of the retention period.

The purposes of processing

The Data concerning the User is collected to allow the Owner to provide its Services, as well as for the following purposes: Access to third-party accounts, Interaction with external social networks and platforms, Analytics, Registration and authentication, Hosting and backend infrastructure, Displaying content from external platforms, SPAM protection, Remarketing and behavioral targeting, Managing contacts and sending messages, Contacting the User, Handling payments, Managing support and contact requests and Interaction with support and feedback platforms.

Users can find further detailed information about such purposes of processing and about the specific Personal Data used for each purpose in the respective sections of this document.

Facebook permissions asked by this Website

This Website may ask for some Facebook permissions allowing it to perform actions with the User’s Facebook account and to retrieve information, including Personal Data, from it. This service allows this Website to connect with the User’s account on the Facebook social network, provided by Facebook Inc.

For more information about the following permissions, refer to the Facebook permissions documentation and to the Facebook privacy policy.

The permissions asked are the following:

Basic information

By default, this includes certain User’s Data such as id, name, picture, gender, and their locale. Certain connections of the User, such as the Friends, are also available. If the User has made more of their Data public, more information will be available.

About Me

Provides access to the ‘About Me’ section of the profile.

Email

Provides access to the User’s primary email address.

List of Friends

Detailed information on the processing of Personal Data

Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

 

Access to third-party accounts
This type of service allows this Website to access Data from your account on a third-party service and perform actions with it.
These services are not activated automatically, but require explicit authorization by the User.

Facebook account access (this Website)

This service allows this Website to connect with the User’s account on the Facebook social network, provided by Facebook, Inc.

Permissions asked: About Me, Email and List of Friends.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Analytics
The services contained in this section enable the Owner to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behavior.

Facebook Analytics for Apps (Facebook, Inc.)

Facebook Analytics for Apps is an analytics service provided by Facebook, Inc.

Personal Data collected: Usage Data and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Facebook Ads conversion tracking (Facebook, Inc.)

Facebook Ads conversion tracking is an analytics service provided by Facebook, Inc. that connects data from the Facebook advertising network with actions performed on this Website.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Google AdWords conversion tracking (Google Inc.)

Google AdWords conversion tracking is an analytics service provided by Google Inc. that connects data from the Google AdWords advertising network with actions performed on this Website.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Website, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.
Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy – Opt Out. Privacy Shield participant.

User ID extension for Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

Google Analytics on this Website makes use of a feature called User ID. This setup allows for a more accurate tracking of Users by associating that User with the same ID over various sessions and devices. It is set up in a way that doesn’t allow Google to personally identify an individual or permanently identify a particular device.
The User ID extension might make it possible to connect Data from Google Analytics with other Data about the User collected by this Website.
The opt-out link below will only opt you out for the device you are on, but not from tracking performed independently by the Owner. Contact the Owner via the email address provided in this privacy policy to object to the aforementioned tracking as well.

Personal Data collected: Cookies.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy – Opt Out. Privacy Shield participant.

Analytics collected directly (this Website)

This Website uses an internal analytics system that does not involve third parties.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Contacting the User

Mailing list or newsletter (this Website)

By registering on the mailing list or for the newsletter, the User’s email address will be added to the contact list of those who may receive email messages containing information of commercial or promotional nature concerning this Website. Your email address might also be added to this list as a result of signing up to this Website or after making a purchase.

Personal Data collected: Cookies, country, email address, first name, gender, last name and Usage Data.

Displaying content from external platforms
This type of service allows you to view content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of this Website and interact with them.
This type of service might still collect web traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.

Google Fonts (Google Inc.)

Google Fonts is a typeface visualization service provided by Google Inc. that allows this Website to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

Personal Data collected: Usage Data and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Handling payments
Payment processing services enable this Website to process payments by credit card, bank transfer or other means. To ensure greater security, this Website shares only the information necessary to execute the transaction with the financial intermediaries handling the transaction.
Some of these services may also enable the sending of timed messages to the User, such as emails containing invoices or notifications concerning the payment.

PayPal (PayPal Inc.)

PayPal is a payment service provided by PayPal Inc., which allows Users to make online payments.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: See the PayPal privacy policy –Privacy Policy.

Stripe (Stripe Inc)

Stripe is a payment service provided by Stripe Inc.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Hosting and backend infrastructure
This type of service has the purpose of hosting Data and files that enable this Website to run and be distributed as well as to provide a ready-made infrastructure to run specific features or parts of this Website. Some of these services work through geographically distributed servers, making it difficult to determine the actual location where the Personal Data are stored.

Google App Engine (Google Inc.)

Google App Engine is a hosting service provided by Google Inc.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

 

Interaction with external social networks and platforms
This type of service allows interaction with social networks or other external platforms directly from the pages of this Website.
The interaction and information obtained through this Website are always subject to the User’s privacy settings for each social network.
This type of service might still collect traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.

Facebook Like button and social widgets (Facebook, Inc.)

The Facebook Like button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Facebook social network provided by Facebook, Inc.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Pinterest “Pin it” button and social widgets (Pinterest)

The Pinterest “Pin it” button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Pinterest platform provided by Pinterest Inc.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

Interaction with support and feedback platforms
This type of service allows Users to interact with third-party support and feedback platforms directly from the pages of this Website.
If one of these services is installed, it may collect browsing and Usage Data in the pages where it is installed, even if the Users do not actively use the service.

Zendesk Widget (Zendesk)

The Zendesk Widget is a service for interacting with the Zendesk support and feedback platform provided by Zendesk Inc.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

Managing contacts and sending messages
This type of service makes it possible to manage a database of email contacts, phone contacts or any other contact information to communicate with the User.
These services may also collect data concerning the date and time when the message was viewed by the User, as well as when the User interacted with it, such as by clicking on links included in the message.

MailChimp (The Rocket Science Group, LLC.)

MailChimp is an email address management and message sending service provided by The Rocket Science Group, LLC.

Personal Data collected: email address.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

OneSignal (Lilomi, Inc.)

OneSignal is a message sending service provided by Lilomi, Inc.

OneSignal allows the Owner to send messages and notifications to Users across platforms such as Android, iOS, and the web. Messages can be sent to single devices, groups of devices, or specific topics or User segments. Depending on the permissions granted to this Website, the Data collected may also include precise location (i.e. GPS-level data) or WiFi information, apps installed and enabled on the User’s device. This Website uses identifiers for mobile devices (including Android Advertising ID or Advertising Identifier for iOS, respectively) and technologies similar to cookies to run the OneSignal service.

The Data collected may be used by the service provider for interest-based advertising, analytics and market research. In order to understand OneSignal’s use of Data, consult OneSignal’s privacy policy.

Push notifications opt-out
Users may in most cases opt-out of receiving push notifications by visiting their device settings, such as the notification settings for mobile phones, and then changing those settings for some or all of the apps on the particular device.

Interest-based advertising opt-out
Users may opt-out of OneSignal advertising features through applicable device settings, such as the device advertising settings for mobile phones. Different device configurations, or updates to devices, may affect or change how these indicated settings work.

Personal Data collected: Cookies, email address, geographic position, language, unique device identifiers for advertising (Google Advertiser ID or IDFA, for example), Usage Data and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy – Opt out.

Managing support and contact requests
This type of service allows this Website to manage support and contact requests received via email or by other means, such as the contact form.
The Personal Data processed depend on the information provided by the User in the messages and the means used for communication (e.g. email address).

Zendesk (Zendesk)

Zendesk is a support and contact request management service provided by Zendesk Inc.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

Registration and authentication
By registering or authenticating, Users allow this Website to identify them and give them access to dedicated services.
Depending on what is described below, third parties may provide registration and authentication services. In this case, this Website will be able to access some Data, stored by these third-party services, for registration or identification purposes.

Facebook Authentication (Facebook, Inc.)

Facebook Authentication is a registration and authentication service provided by Facebook, Inc. and is connected to the Facebook social network.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Remarketing and behavioral targeting
This type of service allows this Website and its partners to inform, optimize and serve advertising based on past use of this Website by the User.
This activity is performed by tracking Usage Data and by using Cookies, information that is transferred to the partners that manage the remarketing and behavioral targeting activity.
In addition to any opt out offered by any of the services below, the User may opt out of a third-party service’s use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

Remarketing through Google Analytics for Display Advertising (Google Inc.)

Google Analytics for Display Advertising is a remarketing and behavioral targeting service provided by Google Inc. that connects the tracking activity performed by Google Analytics and its Cookies with the Adwords advertising network and the Doubleclick Cookie.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy – Opt Out. Privacy Shield participant.

SPAM protection
This type of service analyzes the traffic of this Website, potentially containing Users’ Personal Data, with the purpose of filtering it from parts of traffic, messages and content that are recognized as SPAM.

Google reCAPTCHA (Google Inc.)

Google reCAPTCHA is a SPAM protection service provided by Google Inc.
The use of reCAPTCHA is subject to the Google privacy policy and terms of use.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

The rights of Users

Users may exercise certain rights regarding their Data processed by the Owner.

Users entitled to broader protection standards may exercise any of the rights described below. In all other cases, Users may inquire with the Owner to find out which rights apply to them.

In particular, Users have the right to do the following:

  • Withdraw their consent at any time. Users have the right to withdraw consent where they have previously given their consent to the processing of their Personal Data.
  • Object to processing of their Data. Users have the right to object to the processing of their Data if the processing is carried out on a legal basis other than consent. Further details are provided in the dedicated section below.
  • Access their Data. Users have the right to learn if Data is being processed by the Owner, obtain disclosure regarding certain aspects of the processing and obtain a copy of the Data undergoing processing.
  • Verify and seek rectification. Users have the right to verify the accuracy of their Data and ask for it to be updated or corrected.
  • Restrict the processing of their Data. Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to restrict the processing of their Data. In this case, the Owner will not process their Data for any purpose other than storing it.
  • Have their Personal Data deleted or otherwise removed. Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to obtain the erasure of their Data from the Owner.
  • Receive their Data and have it transferred to another controller. Users have the right to receive their Data in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format and, if technically feasible, to have it transmitted to another controller without any hindrance. This provision is applicable provided that the Data is processed by automated means and that the processing is based on the User’s consent, on a contract which the User is part of or on pre-contractual obligations thereof.
  • Lodge a complaint. Users have the right to bring a claim before their competent data protection authority.

Details about the right to object to processing

Where Personal Data is processed for a public interest, in the exercise of an official authority vested in the Owner or for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner, Users may object to such processing by providing a ground related to their particular situation to justify the objection.

Users must know that, however, should their Personal Data be processed for direct marketing purposes, they can object to that processing at any time without providing any justification. To learn, whether the Owner is processing Personal Data for direct marketing purposes, Users may refer to the relevant sections of this document.

How to exercise these rights

Any requests to exercise User rights can be directed to the Owner through the contact details provided in this document. These requests can be exercised free of charge and will be addressed by the Owner as early as possible and always within one month.

Applicability of broader protection standards

While most provisions of this document concern all Users, some provisions expressly only apply if the processing of Personal Data is subject to broader protection standards.

Such broader protection standards apply when the processing:

  • is performed by an Owner based within the EU;
  • concerns the Personal Data of Users who are in the EU and is related to the offering of paid or unpaid goods or services, to such Users;
  • concerns the Personal Data of Users who are in the EU and allows the Owner to monitor such Users’ behavior taking place in the EU.

This Website uses Cookies. To learn more and for a detailed cookie notice, the User may consult the Cookie Policy.

Additional information about Data collection and processing

Legal action

The User’s Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Owner in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this Website or the related Services.
The User declares to be aware that the Owner may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.

Additional information about User’s Personal Data

In addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, this Website may provide the User with additional and contextual information concerning particular Services or the collection and processing of Personal Data upon request.

System logs and maintenance

For operation and maintenance purposes, this Website and any third-party services may collect files that record interaction with this Website (System logs) use other Personal Data (such as the IP Address) for this purpose.

Information not contained in this policy

More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from the Owner at any time. Please see the contact information at the beginning of this document.

How “Do Not Track” requests are handled

This Website does not support “Do Not Track” requests.
To determine whether any of the third-party services it uses honor the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.

Changes to this privacy policy

The Owner reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by giving notice to its Users on this page and possibly within this Website and/or – as far as technically and legally feasible – sending a notice to Users via any contact information available to the Owner. It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom.

Should the changes affect processing activities performed on the basis of the User’s consent, the Owner shall collect new consent from the User, where required.

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Watercolor Florals With Alisa Burke

Class Schedule: April 10, 2021 @ 2:00 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.
(Pacific Time)

Flowers and watercolors make the perfect pair! In this class I will be sharing all of my favorite watercolor techniques to create a beautiful floral painting. From loose painting to using color, shading and adding details, we will be exploring how to layer all kinds of simple watercolor techniques to transform flower inspiration into an expressive, beautiful and colorful painting.

Included Supplies:

This class includes a class kit. (Minimum retail value $50)
An Instant Download PDF Supply List is proved for you after checkout.

 
Some of The Included Supplies in This Class Kit Are:
  • Art Philosophy Watercolor Confetti Set
  •  12 x 12 watercolor paper
  • Prima watercolor brush size 6

A more complete list of supplies is provided in our included class supply list.

Alisa Burke

If she’s not making art in her Oregon Coast studio, you can find painter and mixed media artist Alisa Burke blogging, teaching art classes or creating her handmade products. Whether it's running her creative business, being a mom or adventuring outdoors, she is always looking for inspiration. From drawing, painting, cooking and even the way she raises her daughter, Alisa seeks to infuse creativity into every part of her life.

 

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Classic CeCe Techniques With CeCe Hunt

Class Schedule: April 25, 2021 @ 2:00 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.
(Pacific Time)

Lets' create a keepsake, or trinket box, using a variety of mediums!

We will be learning these products and techniques: basic paint blending, Decor Transfer application, 'ghosted' or tone-on-tone stenciling and metallic stripes.  All of the products and skills we will be practicing can also be transferred to your home decor, fine art, and/or furniture projects.

 

Included Supplies:

This class includes a class kit. (Minimum retail value $50)
An Instant Download PDF Supply List is proved for you after checkout.

Some of The Included Supplies in This Class Kit Are:
  • Finnabair Stencil - 6" x 9" in one of the following designs:
    Ornate Lace, Iris Tapestry, Swirly Florals, Oriental Wall, Vintage Wallpaper, or Floral Net
  • Decor Transfer - Parisian Butterflies
  • (2) 2 oz AMERICANA paints in coordinating colors (kit will contain 2 bottles)
  • (3) 2" Chip Brushes
  • 1" Painters tape - 1 roll per project
  • Wooden Box by ArtMinds 8.4"x5.3"x3.4" Natural (or similar)

A more complete list of supplies is provided in our included class supply list.

 

CeCe Hunt

ReDesign with Prima® Brand Ambassador, CeCe Hunt, is the owner and sole furniture artist at 'CeCe ReStyled'. Her work is known for curvy detailed pieces embellished in all the things! She loves to create furniture art with unlikely color palette and pattern combinations. CeCe enjoys teaching via workshops in person and through recorded and live video tutorials. She is incredibly grateful that her path in adulthood brought her to living her dream.

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Midnight Stories – Altered Book Cover with Finnabair

Live Class Schedule: February 21, 2021 @ 9 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.
(Pacific Time)

Do you like darker colours? Do you believe black gesso is your best friend? Or maybe you feel tempted to try making a project in a darker, more dramatic colour palette, but you are not sure where to start? If so, “Midnight Stories” is the perfect class for you!

You will learn everything you need to know about creating deep, mysterious projects: composition and bold design, good product selection and a touch of magic. Time to dive in!

During this class, you will see how to build eye-catching, unique composition and have a chance to use a range of art mediums and paints from the Finnabair line by Prima Marketing Inc. Together we will work on lights and shadows, special effects and a bit of wow factor – this class is a perfect choice if you want to leave your comfort zone of lighter projects and more delicate colours!

Embellishments and art mediums are included in the kit.

This class includes a class kit. (Minimum retail value $50)
An Instant Download PDF Supply List is proved for you after checkout.

Some of The Included Supplies in This Class Kit Are:
  •  Art Basics - Soft Gloss Gel Tube
  •  Art Basics - Modeling Paste Tube
  •  Art Basics - White Heavy Gesso Tube
  •  Art Basics - Black Heavy Gesso Tube
  • Art Alchemy - Liquid Acrylics - Burnt Sienna
  • Art Alchemy - Liquid Acrylics - Prussian Blue
  • Art Alchemy - Liquid Acrylics - Carmine
  • Art Alchemy - Metallique Wax - White Pearl
  • Art Alchemy - Metallique Wax - Graphite
  • Mechanicals - Machine Parts

A more complete list of supplies is provided in our included class supply list.

Anna Dabrowska

You might know me as Finnabair, but my real name is Anna Dabrowska-Pekocka, and I’m a mixed media artist, teacher, and product designer. Transforming and upcycling everyday objects is the cornerstone of my craft. Between textures and paint, my love for dimensional artwork has shaped my distinctive style. In 2011 my hobby transformed into teaching mixed media classes all over the world. Since 2013 I'm one of the most active product designers in the mixed-media world. The products I design with Prima blur the line between craft supplies, home décor, and fine art. The Finnabair brand is visible and dynamic, full of creative energy, with just the right pinch of quirk; our focus lies in workshops, new techniques and product development. My mission is to continue this magical, artistic journey and teach and encourage as many creative souls as I can on their path of self-discovery. Art is always the answer.

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Rusty Alarm Clock – With Finnabair

Class Schedule: February 20, 2021 @ 9:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
(Pacific Time)

If you would like to try exciting techniques inspired by the natural look of rust and worn-out paint – this is a class for you! This finish is perfect for any vintage, steampunk or grunge-inspired project and will give you a chance to achieve a more heavy, masculine look on any surface. It is a complete mixed-media makeover which will change a simple, metal clock frame into real, old and rusty treasures.

During this class, we will be working on the inside and outside of the metal frame, we will focus on altering techniques which will make your project beautiful and unique - adding details, textures based on pastes and embellishments and using the popular range of products from the Finnabair mixed-media collection. "Rusty Alarm Clock" is an exciting way to dive into the world of 3D mixed-media and altering, working with pastes, paints and other art supplies. 

Metal frame, art mediums and embellishments are included in the class kit.

Included Supplies:

This class includes a class kit. (Minimum retail value $50)
An Instant Download PDF Supply List is proved for you after checkout.

Some of The Included Supplies in This Class Kit Are:
  • Art Basics – Soft Gloss Gel Tube
  • Art Basics – Modeling Paste Tube
  • Art Basics – White Heavy Gesso Tube
  •  Art Basics – Black Heavy Gesso Tube
  • Art Alchemy – Liquid Acrylics – Carmine
  • Art Alchemy – Metallique Wax – White Pearl
  • Art Alchemy – Metallique Wax – Graphite
  • Mechanicals – Woodland Leaves
  • Mechanicals – Woodland Leaves
  • Mechanicals – Rustic Knobs
  • Mechanicals – Flowers
  • Prima chipboards – Beautiful Fleur
  • Finnabair – Alarm Clock Frame 

A more complete list of supplies is provided in our included class supply list.

Anna Dabrowska

You might know me as Finnabair, but my real name is Anna Dabrowska-Pekocka, and I’m a mixed media artist, teacher, and product designer. Transforming and upcycling everyday objects is the cornerstone of my craft. Between textures and paint, my love for dimensional artwork has shaped my distinctive style. In 2011 my hobby transformed into teaching mixed media classes all over the world. Since 2013 I'm one of the most active product designers in the mixed-media world. The products I design with Prima blur the line between craft supplies, home décor, and fine art. The Finnabair brand is visible and dynamic, full of creative energy, with just the right pinch of quirk; our focus lies in workshops, new techniques and product development. My mission is to continue this magical, artistic journey and teach and encourage as many creative souls as I can on their path of self-discovery. Art is always the answer.

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The Painted Purse With Chelsea Evans

Live Class Schedule: April 18, 2021 @ 2:00 P.M. - 5:30 P.M.
(Pacific Time)

In this class we’ll be designing your own custom leather purse using Wise Owl paints and stick & style stencils from ReDesign with Prima. Learn how to paint leather, add shading, use stencils, and distress your design for a custom look. We’ll take these purses from regular leather to a suede custom look & feel.

Included Supplies:

This class includes a class kit. (Minimum retail value $50)
An Instant Download PDF Supply List is proved for you after checkout.

Some of The Included Supplies in This Class Kit Are:
  • Prima Marketing Purse A201 Tobacco or A201 Nut/Brown
  • Leopard Stick & Style Stencil
  • Arrows Stick & Style Stencil
  • Iron Gate Chalk Paste
  • Chest of Gold Acrylic Paint

A more complete list of supplies is provided in our included class supply list.

 

Chelsea Evans

Chelsea Evans is the owner and Furniture Artist on Apple Blossom Way. Mom of 3 crazy boys, 2 Goldendoodles, and wife to an amazingly supportive hubby. She’s just a girl that loves finding junk, turning it into treasure, creating amazing transformations, and teaching others to do the same. Creator of the Apple Blossom Stone Finish, Chelsea teaches online to students from all over the world a variety of classes from painting basics to specialty faux finishes. Her hope is to inspire others to paint, to create, to dream big and go for it!

   

Boho Victorian Floral Mirror With Mark Montano

Chat Schedule: Coming soon!
(Pacific Time)

Mark Montano shares his favorite furniture makeover techniques and shows you how easy they are to replicate in a step by step, faux antique, hand-carved, boho/Victorian floral mirror diy. Gorgeous, rich paint creates a sumptuous base in which to decoupage printed translucent tissue paper or harlequin print, finally building 3 dimensional layers with molded flowers and leaves using the luxurious RE-DESIGN WITH PRIMA silicone moulds and hot glue to make your pieces look like they've been hand-carved in wood. Use his techniques on everything from cabinets and frames to dressers and side tables!

Included Supplies:

This class includes a class kit. (Minimum retail value $50)
An Instant Download PDF Supply List is proved for you after checkout.

Some of The Included Supplies in This Class Kit Are:
  • In The Garden Prima Decor Moulds
  • Fragrant Roses Prima Decor Moulds
  • Prima Washed Damask Tissue Paper
  • 1″ Walnut Hollow Clock Round
  • 4mm Pearl Trim ( 52″  per mirror ) in Antique Turquoise
  • 5″ Round Mirror
  • Americana Decoupage in Gloss
  • Americana Acrylics from DecoArt
  • Bright Orange from DecoArt
  • Bubblegum Pink from DecoArt
  • Calico Red from DecoArt

A more complete list of supplies is provided in our included class supply list.

 
 

Mark Montano

Mark Montano has worked in the creative arena since 1985.  For 17 years he was a fashion designer in NYC with a collection that sold worldwide. When fashion wasn’t fulfilling his creative needs, he transitioned to his secret passion, interior design, where he shared his tips and tricks for decor on shows like While You Were Out on TLC, She’s Moving In on WE TV, My Celebrity Home on the STYLE Network and Make Your Mark on PBS. During his 10 years on television he published 11 best-selling craft books including, The Big Ass Book of Crafts 1 & 2: Simon and Schuster, The Big Ass Book of Home Decor: Stewart Tabori & Chang, and The Big Ass Book of Bling: Gallery Books. Currently he works as a creative director for several major craft companies working on everything from product development to content creation. You can find his new, weekly diy videos on his social media pages. He loves hearing from you and always writes back!

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Dreamy Watercolor Portraits With Danita Art

Class Schedule: April 17, 2021 @ 2 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.
(Pacific Time)

Learn to apply both wet on wet and dry on wet watercolor techniques to create a unique portrait.  We will play with watercolors and learn some tricks along the process to transfer your image to the paper and add details to your painting.

Included Supplies:

This class includes a class kit. (Minimum retail value $50)
An Instant Download PDF Supply List is proved for you after checkout.

Some of The Included Supplies in This Class Kit Are:
  • Art Philosophy Watercolor Confetti Set
  •  12 x 12 watercolor paper
  • Prima watercolor brush size 6

A more complete list of supplies is provided in our included class supply list.

 
 

Danita Art

Idania Salcido, the artist behind Danita Art, is a daydreamer, a beauty seeker, an old soul and a coffee lover. Self taught, she became a multidisciplinary watercolorist, painter, doll maker and ceramist who uses the techniques she learned through her career to materialize her ideas. She is inspired by nature, fairy tales, antiques, folk art, folklore, books, women, magic, the seasons, the grand theater and marionettes. Using art as an alternative from reality, she creates the inhabitants of a world that exists in her imagination

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Capri Suitcase Mini Album With Frank Garcia

Class Schedule: April 24, 2021 @ 9:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
(Pacific Time)

Create a stunning suitcase style album with Frank Garcia using the beautiful Capri Collection featuring gorgeous flowers, pockets and mixed media elements like the Memory Hardware Moulds, mediums and more.

Included Supplies:

This class includes a class kit. (Minimum retail value $50)
An Instant Download PDF Supply List is proved for you after checkout.

Some of The Included Supplies in This Class Kit Are:
  • coming soon

A more complete list of supplies is provided in our included class supply list.

 
 

Frank Garcia

Frank Garcia is a mixed media artist, scrapbooker & mini album lover. Frank has been in the scrapbooking industry for over 8 years. He is passionate about sharing his knowledge in scrapbooking, mixed media, altered art and journaling as well as artful mini album creations. Frank currently is a Senior Prima Educator and product designer for Prima Marketing Inc. He has designed multiple best-selling paper collections and designs under the Frank Garcia and Memory Hardware brands.

Recently, Frank released his first planner, featuring functional, modern and stylish touches for everyday goal, life and event planning. He enjoys educating students on different scrapbooking techniques and classes ranging from artful mini albums to mixed media projects.

Frank is well known for his dimensional projects that are “off the page” and innovative. Frank is also one of the instructors on Live With Prima and the editor of Prima Marketing’s product catalog.

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Create Your Life Apron With Melody Ross

Class Schedule: April 24, 2021 @ 2:00 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.
(Pacific Time)

Let’s create a meaningful and beautiful piece of wearable art that you’ll use for years to come!

Who says art has to hang on the wall? And who says our deepest thoughts have to stay in our journals? Join Melody for a fun and meaningful workshop, where we dig into our souls and create an affirmation apron to wear during any creative endeavors throughout life.

We will use transfers, phrases, paint and beautiful trinkets to personalize and embellish a lovely canvas apron that will remind you of who you are and why you are here to create!

Included Supplies:

This class includes a class kit. (Minimum retail value $50)
An Instant Download PDF Supply List is proved for you after checkout.

Some of The Included Supplies in This Class Kit Are:
  • Prima Ruffled Apron
  • Art Daily Planner Sticker Pad
  • Sentiments-Mechanicals
  • Tin Hearts-Mechanicals Heart Locket Pendant Set
  • Redesign Decor Transfers Butterfly Frame
  • Art Basics 3D Gloss Gel 2 oz Tube

A more complete list of supplies is provided in our included class supply list.

 
 
 

Melody Ross

Melody Ross is a lifelong writer and artist with a prolific career spanning nearly 3 decades in the art and design industry. Author of more than 20 books, she has also developed countless product lines under her own label as well as licensing her art across the world. In 2009, as the founder of Brave Girls Club, Melody started creating courses and materials to utilize art and creativity for soul work. Since that time, she has created more than 50 courses and a large variety of beautiful life tools to help humans figure things out for themselves, believing that no one can truly know what we each want out of life better than ourselves - and that once a person knows what they truly want, they can go out and create it.

Melody is a mother of 5 adult children, 3 bonus kids and 5 grandchildren. She is currently on a multi-year epic journey, traveling the country with her husband of 30 years in their RV, seeing beautiful places and helping as many people as they can along the way.

Melody Ross

Melody Ross is a lifelong writer and artist with a prolific career spanning nearly 3 decades in the art and design industry. Author of more than 20 books, she has also developed countless product lines under her own label as well as licensing her art across the world. In 2009, as the founder of Brave Girls Club, Melody started creating courses and materials to utilize art and creativity for soul work. Since that time, she has created more than 50 courses and a large variety of beautiful life tools to help humans figure things out for themselves, believing that no one can truly know what we each want out of life better than ourselves - and that once a person knows what they truly want, they can go out and create it.

Melody is a mother of 5 adult children, 3 bonus kids and 5 grandchildren. She is currently on a multi-year epic journey, traveling the country with her husband of 30 years in their RV, seeing beautiful places and helping as many people as they can along the way.

Class Schedule: April 24, 2021 @ 2:00 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.
(Pacific Time)

Let’s create a meaningful and beautiful piece of wearable art that you’ll use for years to come!

Who says art has to hang on the wall? And who says our deepest thoughts have to stay in our journals? Join Melody for a fun and meaningful workshop, where we dig into our souls and create an affirmation apron to wear during any creative endeavors throughout life.

We will use transfers, phrases, paint and beautiful trinkets to personalize and embellish a lovely canvas apron that will remind you of who you are and why you are here to create!

Mark Montano

Mark Montano has worked in the creative arena since 1985.  For 17 years he was a fashion designer in NYC with a collection that sold worldwide. When fashion wasn’t fulfilling his creative needs, he transitioned to his secret passion, interior design, where he shared his tips and tricks for decor on shows like While You Were Out on TLC, She’s Moving In on WE TV, My Celebrity Home on the STYLE Network and Make Your Mark on PBS. During his 10 years on television he published 11 best-selling craft books including, The Big Ass Book of Crafts 1 & 2: Simon and Schuster, The Big Ass Book of Home Decor: Stewart Tabori & Chang, and The Big Ass Book of Bling: Gallery Books. Currently he works as a creative director for several major craft companies working on everything from product development to content creation. You can find his new, weekly diy videos on his social media pages. He loves hearing from you and always writes back!

  

Boho Victorian Floral Mirror With Mark Montano

Chat Schedule: Coming soon!
(Pacific Time)

Mark Montano shares his favorite furniture makeover techniques and shows you how easy they are to replicate in a step by step, faux antique, hand-carved, boho/Victorian floral mirror diy. Gorgeous, rich paint creates a sumptuous base in which to decoupage printed translucent tissue paper or harlequin print, finally building 3 dimensional layers with molded flowers and leaves using the luxurious RE-DESIGN WITH PRIMA silicone moulds and hot glue to make your pieces look like they've been hand-carved in wood. Use his techniques on everything from cabinets and frames to dressers and side tables!

Mechanicals –FUNky Junque necklaces With Jen Cushman

Class Schedule: April 18, 2021 @ 9:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
(Pacific Time)

Look like you’re leisurely strolling about Paris flea markets in search of cool found objects for your mixed-media jewelry projects BUT, in reality, you know you’re staying home during the pandemic and making some really FUN wearable art that looks like it could have come from the trendiest of Les Puces Marche! In this workshop we will turn Finnabair’s Mechanicals into cool metal charms to create lovely layered necklaces. The generous kit will allow you to create not one, but two necklaces in junque drawer style.

We’ll also be using the Frank Garcia’s Luxembourg hardware along with Prima Modeling Material to make beautiful vintage hardware castings from lightweight air dry clay. These statement necklaces look like they weigh a ton, but they’re really light and easy to wear thanks to the art material. Instruction includes how to paint and faux finish the castings to mimic real metal hardware. We will talk about how to properly design statement jewelry and how to do the jump ring attachments properly so the necklaces lay well and fit comfortably.  Basic wireworking will be taught as well.

 Note: Some prep work to the charms is necessary before class day in order to show up prepared and ready to create. This mostly includes punching holes into the metal charms beforehand, but more easy and detailed instructions on how to do this will be emailed to students before class.

Included Supplies:

This class includes a class kit. (Minimum retail value $50)
An Instant Download PDF Supply List is proved for you after checkout.

Some of The Included Supplies in This Class Kit Are:
  • Modeling Material
  • Memory Hardware Moulds
  • Mechanicals- Gears
  • Mechanicals - Winged
  • Mechanicals - Rustic Washers
  • Mechanicals - Tin Hearts
  • Mechanicals - Clock

A more complete list of supplies is provided in our included class supply list.

Jen Cushman

Jen Cushman is a natural storyteller who’s drawn to the imperfect, the quirky, the artsy and the authentic. She’s been creating mixed-media art for 20 years and has authored two jewelry-making books, filmed six instructional DVDs with F+W Media, has appeared as a guest artist on DIY and morning television shows and her work has been widely published in national art and jewelry magazines. In 2019 when the Covid19 pandemic hit, she followed her heart and created a brand new business called Soul Stir Magic, where she’s an energy healer, intuitive guide and facilitator to help women listen to and take action on their deepest desires and soul whispers. Jen’s passion is helping other creatives explore their inner knowing which, in turn, empowers them to live a juicy life with intention and authenticity.

Learn more at jencushman.com and soulstirmagic.com

 

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Watch our interview with Jen!

Introducing Jen Cushman! One of Prima Art Venture by Gather teachers.Introducing Jen Cushman! One of Prima Marketing Inc. Prima Art Venture by Gather teachers. Jen Cushman have been doing mixed media art for 20 years. She is well known for her quirky, artsy and authentic designs. You are going to learn to make a two gorgeous necklaces that look like they could come from the trendiest of Les Puces Marche! Don't miss out on her interview or class!! Please click "GET REMINDER" so you don't miss this chat. Event information can be found at gather.charitywings.org . Special swag bag worth $150-$200 for the first 250 sign ups and payments plans are available! Think Gifts 🙂Posted by Charity Wings Art Center on Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Frank Garcia

Frank Garcia is a mixed media artist, scrapbooker & mini album lover. Frank has been in the scrapbooking industry for over 8 years. He is passionate about sharing his knowledge in scrapbooking, mixed media, altered art and journaling as well as artful mini album creations. Frank currently is a Senior Prima Educator and product designer for Prima Marketing Inc. He has designed multiple best-selling paper collections and designs under the Frank Garcia and Memory Hardware brands.

Recently, Frank released his first planner, featuring functional, modern and stylish touches for everyday goal, life and event planning. He enjoys educating students on different scrapbooking techniques and classes ranging from artful mini albums to mixed media projects.

Frank is well known for his dimensional projects that are “off the page” and innovative. Frank is also one of the instructors on Live With Prima and the editor of Prima Marketing’s product catalog.

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Danita Art

Idania Salcido, the artist behind Danita Art, is a daydreamer, a beauty seeker, an old soul and a coffee lover. Self taught, she became a multidisciplinary watercolorist, painter, doll maker and ceramist who uses the techniques she learned through her career to materialize her ideas. She is inspired by nature, fairy tales, antiques, folk art, folklore, books, women, magic, the seasons, the grand theater and marionettes. Using art as an alternative from reality, she creates the inhabitants of a world that exists in her imagination

  

Chelsea Evans

Chelsea Evans is the owner and Furniture Artist on Apple Blossom Way. Mom of 3 crazy boys, 2 Goldendoodles, and wife to an amazingly supportive hubby. She’s just a girl that loves finding junk, turning it into treasure, creating amazing transformations, and teaching others to do the same. Creator of the Apple Blossom Stone Finish, Chelsea teaches online to students from all over the world a variety of classes from painting basics to specialty faux finishes. Her hope is to inspire others to paint, to create, to dream big and go for it!

   

Album Cover Asian Inspired Tiles With Katja MezzaNotte

Class Schedule: April 17, 2021 @ 9:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
(Pacific Time)

Discover artistic freedom and new possibilities in your creativity as you add your own personalized texture on “tiles” to alter an album cover. Using chipboard, paints, and metallic wax for added shine, you will give your album a Far East feel with your own unique pattern. Learn the creative possibilities of modeling paste and lots of techniques for many applications. Together we will find the unexpected possibilities of your creative process.

Included Supplies:

This class includes a class kit. (Minimum retail value $50)
An Instant Download PDF Supply List is proved for you after checkout.

Some of The Included Supplies in This Class Kit Are:
  •  Modeling Paste
  • 2 oz tube-White Gesso
  •  2 oz tube -Black Gesso
  •  2 oz tube -Impasto Paints-Jade
  • Art Alchemy Wax - Vintage Gold
  • Chipboard Diecuts Ink and Splatters
  •  Memory Hardware Square Album 6.5″x 6.5″x 2″

A more complete list of supplies is provided in our included class supply list.

Katja MezzaNotte

Hello! I am Katja from Sweden. I am a mixed media artist and I enjoy working with several different designs from clean and simple to steampunk style that incorporates many different layers. I love the freedom to do what I enjoy. To start with a blank canvas or page and fully explore my creative process. I hope that I can be an inspiration to others to find their creative side while learning to appreciate the process, not getting discouraged, and exploring their dreams of artistic expression by having their own voice within their designs.

Watch our interview with Katja!

Art Venture 2021! Introducing Katja MezzaNotte.Introducing Katja MezzaNotte! One of the featured teachers for Prima Marketing Inc. Prima Art Venture by Gather. Katja is a mixed media artist from Sweden. In her class you will learn the creative possibilities of modeling paste and lots of techniques for many applications. You will be creating a stunning album with Asian inspired tiles. Please click "GET REMINDER" so you don't miss this chat. Event information can be found at gather.charitywings.org . Special swag bags worth $150-$200 for the first 250 sign ups and payment plans are available! Think Gifts 🙂Posted by Charity Wings Art Center on Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Broken Angel – Mixed Media Canvas with Jaya Raghuvanshi

Class Schedule: April 25, 2021 @ 9 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.
(Pacific Time)

‘She made broken look beautiful and strong look invincible .
She walked with the universe on her shoulders and made it look like a pair of wings.’

These words were my inspiration when I started off with my ‘Broken Angel’ mixed media canvas.. I knew what I wanted to express .. the girl that looks so strong but feels so weak, the girl that picks herself up every time she falls. 

In this class I will show you how to get inspiration from around you. How to break a blank canvas and how to stretch your supplies to the maximum. We will learn all about creating amazing textures using basic and humble products. Nothing fancy! You will not only learn about color palettes and combinations but also the ‘why’ behind them. You learn about using basic mixed media tools to make amazing art. After learning the techniques I teach you in this class you will be confident enough to try them out yourself to create beautiful projects. 

Included Supplies:

This class includes a class kit. (Minimum retail value $50)
An Instant Download PDF Supply List is proved for you after checkout.

Some of The Included Supplies in This Class Kit Are:
  • Two Prima 2 oz Tube White Gesso
  • Prima Pitch Black Impasto Paint
  • Cobalt Impasto Paint
  •  Prima Metallique Paint - Metallic Brass-
  • Prima Flower Pack - Susana
  • Prima Chipboard - Mechanical Dreams
  • Prima Texture Powder

A more complete list of supplies is provided in our included class supply list.

Jaya Raghuvanshi

Hi ! I am Jaya Rahuvanshi , a self-taught mixed media artist. I love playing with colors, textures and mediums and exploring new techniques and ideas!

My inspiration comes from the beauty in nature and my love for poetry. I have taken numerous in-person and online workshops where I have shared my knowledge with my students in an easy and comprehensible manner. I want people to discover their inner talent and that no matter what your skills are, mixed media is for everyone to enjoy!

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Watch our interview with Jaya!

Up Next Prima's Art Venture by Gather featured Artista Jaya Raghuvanshi!CLICK "GET REMINDER" so you don't miss it :) Please join me as I introduce Jaya Raghuvanshi. I am so excited to learn a little more about what inspires her and the story behind her beautiful piece she will be teaching ONLINE February 27, 2021 for Prima Marketing Inc. Prima Art Venture by Gather! For event details and to sign up, please visit gather.charitywings.org. $150- $200 Swag bags for the first 250 sign ups. Payment plan available!Posted by Charity Wings Art Center on Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Anna Dabrowska

You might know me as Finnabair, but my real name is Anna Dabrowska-Pekocka, and I’m a mixed media artist, teacher, and product designer. Transforming and upcycling everyday objects is the cornerstone of my craft. Between textures and paint, my love for dimensional artwork has shaped my distinctive style. In 2011 my hobby transformed into teaching mixed media classes all over the world. Since 2013 I'm one of the most active product designers in the mixed-media world. The products I design with Prima blur the line between craft supplies, home décor, and fine art. The Finnabair brand is visible and dynamic, full of creative energy, with just the right pinch of quirk; our focus lies in workshops, new techniques and product development. My mission is to continue this magical, artistic journey and teach and encourage as many creative souls as I can on their path of self-discovery. Art is always the answer.

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Rusty Alarm Clock & Midnight Stories – With Finnabair

• Two amazing Classes by Finnabair •

(Anna's classes are a set and use the same supply list & extended class kit)

Class Schedule Rusty Alarm Clock: April 10, 2021 @ 9:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
(Pacific Time)

If you would like to try exciting techniques inspired by the natural look of rust and worn-out paint – this is a class for you! This finish is perfect for any vintage, steampunk or grunge-inspired project and will give you a chance to achieve a more heavy, masculine look on any surface. It is a complete mixed-media makeover which will change a simple, metal clock frame into real, old and rusty treasures.

During this class, we will be working on the inside and outside of the metal frame, we will focus on altering techniques which will make your project beautiful and unique - adding details, textures based on pastes and embellishments and using the popular range of products from the Finnabair mixed-media collection. "Rusty Alarm Clock" is an exciting way to dive into the world of 3D mixed-media and altering, working with pastes, paints and other art supplies. 

Metal frame, art mediums and embellishments are included in the class kit.

 

Class Schedule Midnight Stories: April 11, 2021 @ 2 P.M. - 5:30 P.M.
(Pacific Time)

Do you like darker colours? Do you believe black gesso is your best friend? Or maybe you feel tempted to try making a project in a darker, more dramatic colour palette, but you are not sure where to start? If so, “Midnight Stories” is the perfect class for you!

You will learn everything you need to know about creating deep, mysterious projects: composition and bold design, good product selection and a touch of magic. Time to dive in!

During this class, you will see how to build eye-catching, unique composition and have a chance to use a range of art mediums and paints from the Finnabair line by Prima Marketing Inc. Together we will work on lights and shadows, special effects and a bit of wow factor – this class is a perfect choice if you want to leave your comfort zone of lighter projects and more delicate colours!

Embellishments and art mediums are included in the kit.

Anna Dabrowska

You might know me as Finnabair, but my real name is Anna Dabrowska-Pekocka, and I’m a mixed media artist, teacher, and product designer. Transforming and upcycling everyday objects is the cornerstone of my craft. Between textures and paint, my love for dimensional artwork has shaped my distinctive style. In 2011 my hobby transformed into teaching mixed media classes all over the world. Since 2013 I'm one of the most active product designers in the mixed-media world. The products I design with Prima blur the line between craft supplies, home décor, and fine art. The Finnabair brand is visible and dynamic, full of creative energy, with just the right pinch of quirk; our focus lies in workshops, new techniques and product development. My mission is to continue this magical, artistic journey and teach and encourage as many creative souls as I can on their path of self-discovery. Art is always the answer.

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Watch our interview with Anna AKA Finnabair!

Meet Finnabair featured teacher for Prima Art Venture by GatherJoin us at we chat about all things Art Venture with this amazing mixed media Artista!Posted by Charity Wings Art Center on Monday, December 7, 2020

Album Cover Asian Inspired Tiles With Katja MezzaNotte

Class Schedule: April 17, 2021 @ 9:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
(Pacific Time)

Discover artistic freedom and new possibilities in your creativity as you add your own personalized texture on “tiles” to alter an album cover. Using chipboard, paints, and metallic wax for added shine, you will give your album a Far East feel with your own unique pattern. Learn the creative possibilities of modeling paste and lots of techniques for many applications. Together we will find the unexpected possibilities of your creative process.

Katja MezzaNotte

Hello! I am Katja from Sweden. I am a mixed media artist and I enjoy working with several different designs from clean and simple to steampunk style that incorporates many different layers. I love the freedom to do what I enjoy. To start with a blank canvas or page and fully explore my creative process. I hope that I can be an inspiration to others to find their creative side while learning to appreciate the process, not getting discouraged, and exploring their dreams of artistic expression by having their own voice within their designs.

Watch our interview with Katja!

Art Venture 2021! Introducing Katja MezzaNotte.Introducing Katja MezzaNotte! One of the featured teachers for Prima Marketing Inc. Prima Art Venture by Gather. Katja is a mixed media artist from Sweden. In her class you will learn the creative possibilities of modeling paste and lots of techniques for many applications. You will be creating a stunning album with Asian inspired tiles. Please click "GET REMINDER" so you don't miss this chat. Event information can be found at gather.charitywings.org . Special swag bags worth $150-$200 for the first 250 sign ups and payment plans are available! Think Gifts 🙂Posted by Charity Wings Art Center on Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Broken Angel – Mixed Media Canvas with Jaya Raghuvanshi

Class Schedule: April 25, 2021 @ 9 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.
(Pacific Time)

‘She made broken look beautiful and strong look invincible .
She walked with the universe on her shoulders and made it look like a pair of wings.’

These words were my inspiration when I started off with my ‘Broken Angel’ mixed media canvas.. I knew what I wanted to express .. the girl that looks so strong but feels so weak, the girl that picks herself up every time she falls. 

In this class I will show you how to get inspiration from around you. How to break a blank canvas and how to stretch your supplies to the maximum. We will learn all about creating amazing textures using basic and humble products. Nothing fancy! You will not only learn about color palettes and combinations but also the ‘why’ behind them. You learn about using basic mixed media tools to make amazing art. After learning the techniques I teach you in this class you will be confident enough to try them out yourself to create beautiful projects. 

Jaya Raghuvanshi

Hi ! I am Jaya Rahuvanshi , a self-taught mixed media artist. I love playing with colors, textures and mediums and exploring new techniques and ideas!

My inspiration comes from the beauty in nature and my love for poetry. I have taken numerous in-person and online workshops where I have shared my knowledge with my students in an easy and comprehensible manner. I want people to discover their inner talent and that no matter what your skills are, mixed media is for everyone to enjoy!

    

Watch our interview with Jaya!

Up Next Prima's Art Venture by Gather featured Artista Jaya Raghuvanshi!CLICK "GET REMINDER" so you don't miss it :) Please join me as I introduce Jaya Raghuvanshi. I am so excited to learn a little more about what inspires her and the story behind her beautiful piece she will be teaching ONLINE February 27, 2021 for Prima Marketing Inc. Prima Art Venture by Gather! For event details and to sign up, please visit gather.charitywings.org. $150- $200 Swag bags for the first 250 sign ups. Payment plan available!Posted by Charity Wings Art Center on Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Mechanicals –FUNky Junque necklaces With Jen Cushman

Class Schedule: April 18, 2021 @ 9:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
(Pacific Time)

Look like you’re leisurely strolling about Paris flea markets in search of cool found objects for your mixed-media jewelry projects BUT, in reality, you know you’re staying home during the pandemic and making some really FUN wearable art that looks like it could have come from the trendiest of Les Puces Marche! In this workshop we will turn Finnabair’s Mechanicals into cool metal charms to create lovely layered necklaces. The generous kit will allow you to create not one, but two necklaces in junque drawer style.

We’ll also be using the Frank Garcia’s Luxembourg hardware along with Prima Modeling Material to make beautiful vintage hardware castings from lightweight air dry clay. These statement necklaces look like they weigh a ton, but they’re really light and easy to wear thanks to the art material. Instruction includes how to paint and faux finish the castings to mimic real metal hardware. We will talk about how to properly design statement jewelry and how to do the jump ring attachments properly so the necklaces lay well and fit comfortably.  Basic wireworking will be taught as well.

 Note: Some prep work to the charms is necessary before class day in order to show up prepared and ready to create. This mostly includes punching holes into the metal charms beforehand, but more easy and detailed instructions on how to do this will be emailed to students before class.

Jen Cushman

Jen Cushman is a natural storyteller who’s drawn to the imperfect, the quirky, the artsy and the authentic. She’s been creating mixed-media art for 20 years and has authored two jewelry-making books, filmed six instructional DVDs with F+W Media, has appeared as a guest artist on DIY and morning television shows and her work has been widely published in national art and jewelry magazines. In 2019 when the Covid19 pandemic hit, she followed her heart and created a brand new business called Soul Stir Magic, where she’s an energy healer, intuitive guide and facilitator to help women listen to and take action on their deepest desires and soul whispers. Jen’s passion is helping other creatives explore their inner knowing which, in turn, empowers them to live a juicy life with intention and authenticity.

Learn more at jencushman.com and soulstirmagic.com

 

  

Watch our interview with Jen!

Introducing Jen Cushman! One of Prima Art Venture by Gather teachers.Introducing Jen Cushman! One of Prima Marketing Inc. Prima Art Venture by Gather teachers. Jen Cushman have been doing mixed media art for 20 years. She is well known for her quirky, artsy and authentic designs. You are going to learn to make a two gorgeous necklaces that look like they could come from the trendiest of Les Puces Marche! Don't miss out on her interview or class!! Please click "GET REMINDER" so you don't miss this chat. Event information can be found at gather.charitywings.org . Special swag bag worth $150-$200 for the first 250 sign ups and payments plans are available! Think Gifts 🙂Posted by Charity Wings Art Center on Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Create Your Life Apron With Melody Ross

Class Schedule: April 24, 2021 @ 2:00 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.
(Pacific Time)

Let’s create a meaningful and beautiful piece of wearable art that you’ll use for years to come!

Who says art has to hang on the wall? And who says our deepest thoughts have to stay in our journals? Join Melody for a fun and meaningful workshop, where we dig into our souls and create an affirmation apron to wear during any creative endeavors throughout life.

We will use transfers, phrases, paint and beautiful trinkets to personalize and embellish a lovely canvas apron that will remind you of who you are and why you are here to create!

Melody Ross

Melody Ross is a lifelong writer and artist with a prolific career spanning nearly 3 decades in the art and design industry. Author of more than 20 books, she has also developed countless product lines under her own label as well as licensing her art across the world. In 2009, as the founder of Brave Girls Club, Melody started creating courses and materials to utilize art and creativity for soul work. Since that time, she has created more than 50 courses and a large variety of beautiful life tools to help humans figure things out for themselves, believing that no one can truly know what we each want out of life better than ourselves - and that once a person knows what they truly want, they can go out and create it.

Melody is a mother of 5 adult children, 3 bonus kids and 5 grandchildren. She is currently on a multi-year epic journey, traveling the country with her husband of 30 years in their RV, seeing beautiful places and helping as many people as they can along the way.

Watch our interview with Melody!

Meet Melody Ross one of our fabulous teachers for Prima Art Venture by GatherLet's chat with Melody Ross Melody Ross - Freebird about her awesome project she will be teaching at Prima Art Venture by Gather.Posted by Elena Lai Etcheverry on Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Capri Suitcase Mini Album With Frank Garcia

Class Schedule: April 24, 2021 @ 9:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
(Pacific Time)

Create a stunning suitcase style album with Frank Garcia using the beautiful Capri Collection featuring gorgeous flowers, pockets and mixed media elements like the Memory Hardware Moulds, mediums and more.

Frank Garcia

Frank Garcia is a mixed media artist, scrapbooker & mini album lover. Frank has been in the scrapbooking industry for over 8 years. He is passionate about sharing his knowledge in scrapbooking, mixed media, altered art and journaling as well as artful mini album creations. Frank currently is a Senior Prima Educator and product designer for Prima Marketing Inc. He has designed multiple best-selling paper collections and designs under the Frank Garcia and Memory Hardware brands.

Recently, Frank released his first planner, featuring functional, modern and stylish touches for everyday goal, life and event planning. He enjoys educating students on different scrapbooking techniques and classes ranging from artful mini albums to mixed media projects.

Frank is well known for his dimensional projects that are “off the page” and innovative. Frank is also one of the instructors on Live With Prima and the editor of Prima Marketing’s product catalog.

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Watch our interview with Frank!

Introducing Frank Garcia! One of Prima Art Venture Teachers!Introducing Frank Garcia! One of Prima Marketing Inc. Prima Art Venture by Gather teachers. Frank Garcia is well known for his paper collections and designs under the Frank Garcia and Memory Hardware brand by Prima. He will be teaching all the tips a techniques for a stunning suitcase album. Don't miss out!! Please click "GET REMINDER" so you don't miss this chat. Event information can be found at gather.charitywings.org . Special swag bag worth $150-$200 for the first 250 sign ups and payments plans are available! Think Gifts 🙂Posted by Charity Wings Art Center on Thursday, December 10, 2020

Dreamy Watercolor Portraits With Danita Art

Class Schedule: April 17, 2021 @ 2 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.
(Pacific Time)

Learn to apply both wet on wet and dry on wet watercolor techniques to create a unique portrait.  We will play with watercolors and learn some tricks along the process to transfer your image to the paper and add details to your painting.

Danita Art

Idania Salcido, the artist behind Danita Art, is a daydreamer, a beauty seeker, an old soul and a coffee lover. Self taught, she became a multidisciplinary watercolorist, painter, doll maker and ceramist who uses the techniques she learned through her career to materialize her ideas. She is inspired by nature, fairy tales, antiques, folk art, folklore, books, women, magic, the seasons, the grand theater and marionettes. Using art as an alternative from reality, she creates the inhabitants of a world that exists in her imagination

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Boho Victorian Floral Mirror With Mark Montano

Chat Schedule: Coming soon!
(Pacific Time)

Mark Montano shares his favorite furniture makeover techniques and shows you how easy they are to replicate in a step by step, faux antique, hand-carved, boho/Victorian floral mirror diy. Gorgeous, rich paint creates a sumptuous base in which to decoupage printed translucent tissue paper or harlequin print, finally building 3 dimensional layers with molded flowers and leaves using the luxurious RE-DESIGN WITH PRIMA silicone moulds and hot glue to make your pieces look like they've been hand-carved in wood. Use his techniques on everything from cabinets and frames to dressers and side tables!

Included Supplies:

This class includes a class kit. (Minimum retail value $50)
An Instant Download PDF Supply List is proved for you after checkout.

Some of The Included Supplies in This Class Kit Are:
  • In The Garden Prima Decor Moulds
  • Fragrant Roses Prima Decor Moulds
  • Prima Washed Damask Tissue Paper
  • 1″ Walnut Hollow Clock Round
  • 4mm Pearl Trim ( 52″  per mirror ) in Antique Turquoise
  • 5″ Round Mirror
  • Americana Decoupage in Gloss
  • Americana Acrylics from DecoArt
  • Bright Orange from DecoArt
  • Bubblegum Pink from DecoArt
  • Calico Red from DecoArt

A more complete list of supplies is provided in our included class supply list.

 
 

Mark Montano

Mark Montano has worked in the creative arena since 1985.  For 17 years he was a fashion designer in NYC with a collection that sold worldwide. When fashion wasn’t fulfilling his creative needs, he transitioned to his secret passion, interior design, where he shared his tips and tricks for decor on shows like While You Were Out on TLC, She’s Moving In on WE TV, My Celebrity Home on the STYLE Network and Make Your Mark on PBS. During his 10 years on television he published 11 best-selling craft books including, The Big Ass Book of Crafts 1 & 2: Simon and Schuster, The Big Ass Book of Home Decor: Stewart Tabori & Chang, and The Big Ass Book of Bling: Gallery Books. Currently he works as a creative director for several major craft companies working on everything from product development to content creation. You can find his new, weekly diy videos on his social media pages. He loves hearing from you and always writes back!

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The Painted Purse With Chelsea Evans

Live Class Schedule: April 18, 2021 @ 2:00 P.M. - 5:30 P.M.
(Pacific Time)

In this class we’ll be designing your own custom leather purse using Wise Owl paints and stick & style stencils from ReDesign with Prima. Learn how to paint leather, add shading, use stencils, and distress your design for a custom look. We’ll take these purses from regular leather to a suede custom look & feel.

Chelsea Evans

Chelsea Evans is the owner and Furniture Artist on Apple Blossom Way. Mom of 3 crazy boys, 2 Goldendoodles, and wife to an amazingly supportive hubby. She’s just a girl that loves finding junk, turning it into treasure, creating amazing transformations, and teaching others to do the same. Creator of the Apple Blossom Stone Finish, Chelsea teaches online to students from all over the world a variety of classes from painting basics to specialty faux finishes. Her hope is to inspire others to paint, to create, to dream big and go for it!

   

Classic CeCe Techniques With CeCe Hunt

Class Schedule: April 25, 2021 @ 2:00 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.
(Pacific Time)

Lets' create a keepsake, or trinket box, using a variety of mediums!

We will be learning these products and techniques: basic paint blending, Decor Transfer application, 'ghosted' or tone-on-tone stenciling and metallic stripes.  All of the products and skills we will be practicing can also be transferred to your home decor, fine art, and/or furniture projects.

 

CeCe Hunt

ReDesign with Prima® Brand Ambassador, CeCe Hunt, is the owner and sole furniture artist at 'CeCe ReStyled'. Her work is known for curvy detailed pieces embellished in all the things! She loves to create furniture art with unlikely color palette and pattern combinations. CeCe enjoys teaching via workshops in person and through recorded and live video tutorials. She is incredibly grateful that her path in adulthood brought her to living her dream.

Watercolor Florals With Alisa Burke

Class Schedule: April 10, 2021 @ 2:00 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.
(Pacific Time)

Flowers and watercolors make the perfect pair! In this class I will be sharing all of my favorite watercolor techniques to create a beautiful floral painting. From loose painting to using color, shading and adding details, we will be exploring how to layer all kinds of simple watercolor techniques to transform flower inspiration into an expressive, beautiful and colorful painting.

Alisa Burke

If she’s not making art in her Oregon Coast studio, you can find painter and mixed media artist Alisa Burke blogging, teaching art classes or creating her handmade products. Whether it's running her creative business, being a mom or adventuring outdoors, she is always looking for inspiration. From drawing, painting, cooking and even the way she raises her daughter, Alisa seeks to infuse creativity into every part of her life.

 

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