Lucky Star Show + Tell, LLC

Gabrielle Stratmann

Gaby Stratmann is an Illustrator and Graphic designer enchanted by nature, story, mushrooms, moths, and the way watercolor naturally spreads over a page. Gaby sells her work on Etsy and at markets and shops on Martha’s Vineyard, Mass. She also competed and performed Irish Dancing for 14 years, earning the title of 4th in the World.

Her quirky and colorful work infuses her whimsical sense of humor into a variety of her favorite mediums including watercolor, paint markers, and pen and ink. Gaby is also passionate about sustainability and loves to take old, used items and clothing and give them a second life through art!

Website: https://www.gabriellestratmann.com

Facebook: Gabrielle Jolie

Instagram: @gabriellestratmann

Lucky Star Classes: Irish Dance, Thrift Flip Floral Jacket/Jeans, Watercolor Florals Made Simple

: : : Thrift Flip Floral Jacket/Jeans : : :

 

 

Class Description:

Learn how to upcycle a denim jacket or jeans by painting flowers and ferns on them! We will use the clothing as our blank canvas and start by sketching some different inspired floral designs that work with the contours of our clothing. Then we will use paint to illustrate our florals using a variety of techniques to make a wearable work of art that is not only beautiful, but also durable! (Note: If you are not super into Florals, bring in another idea and you can do that instead!)

Class Offered: Half day

Level of Difficulty: All Levels Welcome

Prerequisites:  None

Supply fee: $10 (everyone)

Materials List for Students:

  • Denim Jacket OR a pair of Jeans (GO THRIFTING) (It can be any color denim, but it is easiest to get bright colors on lighter or white denim)
  • Sketchbook for Ideas! (doesn’t need to be new, can also just be a piece of scrap paper)
  • Pencils
  • Paintbrushes in variety different sizes
  • Hairdryer (to help speed up the process of the dry time)
  • Optional – Apron or “paint clothes”
  • Optional – Fluid Acrylic Paints (Golden is my favorite brand)
  • Optional – Fabric Paint (I use Tulip brand, found at Michaels)

Supplies Provided by Instructor:

  • Fabric Paint
  • Golden Brand Fluid Acrylics
  • Extra Paint Brushes
  • Golden GAC 900 Fabric Medium
  • Paper towels
  • Paper Plates for pouring and mixing
  • Fabric Chalk
  • Water containers for washing brushes
  • Blue Tape
  • Cardboard for putting inside of jackets/pants

How to Pay for Kit/Supply Fee:  Please Venmo Gabrielle-Stratmann

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: : : Watercolor Florals Made Simple : : :

 

 

Class Description:

In “Watercolor Florals Made Simple” we will learn how to take a limited color palette and minimalist floral shapes to create beautiful pieces of art. You will take home a greeting card and a larger piece of wall art with the doodles you create in this class. This class is great for the watercolor beginner!

Class Offered: Half day

Level of Difficulty: All Levels Welcome

Supply fee: $10 (everyone)

Materials List for Students:

  • Watercolor Paintbrushes (variety of sizes)
  • Pigma Micron Pens or other Waterproof pens
  • Blank Palate

Supplies Provided by Instructor:

  • Tubed Watercolor Paint
  • Paper towels
  • Arches Watercolor Paper for final piece
  • Practice watercolor paper
  • Greeting Card and Envelope
  • Water containers for washing brushes
  • (if you have any of these items and you would like to bring them, please feel free to do so!)

How to Pay for Supply Fee: Please Venmo Gabrielle-Stratmann

 

: : : Irish Dance : : :

 

 

Class Description:

Learn the basics of Irish Dancing in this quick, upbeat class! You will get your feet moving fast to some traditional Irish Music from the amazing shows Riverdance and Lord of the Dance. No previous experience is required, just excitement and energy to learn some fun steps! Gaby is a professional dancer with 14 years of experience. She toured throughout Australia with a dance company and earned the title of 4th in the World.

Class Offered:  As an “Extra” outside of class time (45 mins)

Level of Difficulty: All Levels Welcome

Prerequisites:  None

Supplies: Sneakers

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