Lucky Star Show + Tell, LLC

Gabrielle Stratmann

Gabrielle Jolie Stratmann is an Artist who loves to infuse her whimsical sense of humor into illustrations depicting snails, bugs, flowers and animals. She loves to spend hours outdoors in her favorite state, Maine, observing little creatures in their natural worlds. Gabrielle enjoys creating with all different mediums from watercolor to acrylagouache to embroidery.  She recently published her first book, Snail-phabet.  Gaby is also a top ranked competitive and touring Irish Dancer. Visit her at www.gabriellejolie.com or on social media @gabriellejolieart to see what weird and wonderful things she is up to!

Website: https://www.gabriellejolie.com

https://www.meadowoodcreative.com/

Facebook: Gabrielle Jolie

Instagram: @gabriellejolieart  @gabyjo415

Tik Tok: @gabriellejolieart

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Lucky Star Classes: Thrift Flip, Watercolor Florals Made Simple, Bugbroidery, and Irish Dance (Beginning Level, Everyone Welcome)

: : : Thrift Flip : : :

Class Description:

Learn how to upcycle a denim jacket or jeans by painting on them! We will use the clothing as our blank canvas and start by sketching some different designs that work with the contours of our clothing. Then we will use paint to illustrate our ideas using a variety of techniques to make a wearable work of art that is not only beautiful, but also durable!

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

 

: : : 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

 

: : : Bugbroidery : : :

Class Description:

Bugbroidery is an illustrative embroidery project perfect for any level artist. I will take you through each step of the process in great detail, showing you everything from how to set up your hoop, to how to use a variety of stitches, to what to do with your finished work of art! You will pick one of 3 Bug designs: Beetle, Spider, or Bee and your kit will come fully stocked with everything you need to complete the design! 

Class Offered: Half day

Level of Difficulty: All Levels Welcome

Supply fee: $25 (kit is mandatory)

Materials List for Students: (extra items)

  • Embroidery Needles
  • Scissors
  • Regular Thread
  • Extra fabric
  • Extra Hoops

Kit Provided by Instructor:

  • Illustrated fabric with Bugbroidery design
  • Practice Stitches fabric
  • Embroidery Floss
  • Needle
  • Full How-To Bugbroidery Guide
  • Hoop

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: 45 mins

Level of Difficulty: All Levels Welcome

Prerequisites:  None

Supplies: Sneakers

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