Thursday, April 26, 2012

Bring it on......

Busy busy day today. We finally finished all the photos for the book. Sooooo relieved that it is out of the way. It is a bit nerve racking sitting there with all the lights and cameras on you. The worst part is trying to remember to keep my hands still enough for the camera to focus, lol. I bet there is many a blurred shot.!!

Whilst I was busy with that Tim was whipping the Education studio into shape, making it spick and span for all the students arriving tomorroww for.......



Yes its the first of our weekends of education. We have people coming in from all over the world. Here is the blurb from Rangers website HERE


Ranger Industries, innovators of inks, paints and other craft products, is proud to announce our 2012 Ranger University Program. This will be an ideal experience for store owners, teachers and designers who want to learn more about how to teach and sell Ranger’s extensive product lines. We will be hosting full 3-day programs that have so much to offer: Tim Holtz, Ranger’s Creative Director will teach hands-on techniques with Perfect Pearls, Melt Art, Inks, Paints and Embossing Powders. Claudine Hellmuth, Mixed-media collage artist and licensed designer, will provide creative insight and teach the versatility of her signature Studio line. Our newest designer, Dyan Reaveley will introduce you to her signature Dylusions line of products with a spin on art journaling.

The Ranger U main focus is on Ranger's essential product lines and includes hands-on education of products, advanced techniques, and answers to frequently asked questions from the top designers and educators in the field at Ranger’s home base in Tinton Falls, NJ. We will show you how to demonstrate, teach and sell Ranger products. You will become a “Fully Certified Ranger Educator.” This means that you have participated in the Ranger U program that incorporates all Ranger Product Lines. Attendees will receive a complete curriculum filled with reference material, techniques and class instructions, a teacher’s kit of product and more! We will be opening the two sessions to 24 students per session, allowing for one-on-one assistance and attention. Make new friends, network and have fun creating at Ranger.



Did y'all miss out. Ooh better not next time eh. This is what you are missing.










Blimey you can't even blog in peace these days.!!


Oooh look who it is... It's Tammy Tutterow my gorgeous adopted, sort of, half sister, well triplet really if we aren't forgetting our other third, the gorgeous Richelle Christenson.


And this is my lovely view all day long, lol


Here's a page from the ledger




Enjoy xx

19 comments:

Sue said...

OMG, that Journal page is AWESOME, Dyan! I'd love sitting across from Mario's smiling face for a couple of days. His smile just lights up the room! Hugs!

Donna Bowman said...

Beautiful page. Looks like so much fun! Maybe next year I'll make the cut.

Nancy said...

Lovvveee the page!
Have a great RU! Its been a "wish" for me, so I will be there through all of you.

Nancy said...

Lovvveee the page!
Have a great RU! Its been a "wish" for me, so I will be there through all of you.

Dawn said...

I would absolutely love to attend Ranger U. The classes, the techniques and the sharing of ideas....It just makes my head swimmmm. Ah, well, someday (I hope). Love the page you did. Hope you classes are as fun for you as for your students.

Theresa said...

I so wish I was going to Ranger U!!! What fun!

Theresa said...

I wish I was going to Ranger U!!! It looks like such fun!!!

Linda Cain said...

Thanks so much for sharing. I see several of my things on the shelves, and that really brightened my day!

~Linda

vonnyw2b said...

Fabulous. You are such an inspiration, your majesty! Have lots of fun. Sending love and hugs from Embra. Xxxx

Helen said...

Wishing I was there.... love the journal page!!

Redanne said...

That ledger page looks amazing (can I see a rude word?), just love it. Hope you all have lots of fun, great photo of Mario.....Crafty hugs, Anne x

CraftygasheadZo said...

Wow that ledger page is mind blowing, fantastic! The education room looks amazing too, if only...can imagine how much will be learned and taught in that room! Lucky students. Zo xx

Marit said...

I loved this 'peek behind the scenes'... the ledger art is fabulous!

thekathrynwheel said...

Love the monochrome journal page. And loving the pics of Ranger too!! Yoohoo!! I'll be there soon, I'm even more excited than I was now :-) And, hey!, is that some of my art I see on the boards?!! Wheeeeee!!!!! See you soon.
Incoming..................!

texasbarb said...

Can't wait to see your book! When is it going to be available?

LOVE the journal page!

Can't wait for May 10th!!!

texasbarb said...

Can't wait to see your book! When is it going to be available?

LOVE the journal page!

Can't wait for May 10th!!!

Salamanda's Scrappy Adventures said...

Love your ledger page

Tammy Tutterow said...

I adore you madly, my adopted half sister, step-sister, part triplet sister. xoxo

Allycat x said...

Thanks for sharing that gorgeous ledger page & of course the ins & outs of Ranger! How on earth did you get any work done with Mario beaming at you all day? Lol

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