Make It Edmonton: 2015

DSD Post Make it-2015


November 26 – 29, 2015

NEW Abstract Field Paintings, Landscapes, Portraits and Pet Portraits will be available!
DISCOUNTS available to Newsletter subscribers!

*10% of your purchase for subscribing to my newsletter
*20% off for those who subscribe to my newsletter as well as join, like and re-post this newsletter and my social media postings on facebook, instagram and twitter!

*(Discount applies only to my booth at the Make It Event in November 2015)

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Thursday November 26 11am to 9pm
Friday November 27 11am to 9 pm
Saturday November 28 10am to 6pm
Sunday November 29 10am to 5pm

NEW Location: Edmonton Expo Centre Hall H  7515 – 118 Ave  

Pay once, shop 4 days  $7 at the door! – Click here to get $1 off admission!

Kids 12 & under are Free!

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For More information check out the  Make It Website


Dawn’s Traveling Studio

DSD Post traveling studioAre you looking to learn new skills? Would you like time to make new work?  I will travel to your town/city and provide art workshops for adults as well as 12 to 17 yrs.


Bring photographs of family members and/or landscapes to reference. The focus will be on composition, colour and successfully translating photos into painting. Mini art history lessons are available for all the classes, using examples from around Alberta and the world including contemporary examples.

Want to learn more? TWO DAY classes will introduce mixed media techniques using collages and stencil.  Beginners to Advanced Welcome!

Don’t have enough supplies?  I will provide supplies for an extra fee!  Workshop Prices vary based on length of class, travel and supplies. (Min of 3 hour classes).

Contact me for costs and more information!


Professional Development Course For Visual Artists

professional development


This course will address various issues artists are confronted with when seeking development of portfolios and greater exposure for their artwork. This course will cover
topics that will encourage developing portfolios through effective writing, professional documentation and marketing artwork. This course can be designed to fit within 3 – 5 days, dependant upon how in‐depth participants would like to go.

Instructor Costs Include
Student Requirements


Day OneDay Two/ThreeDay Four/Five
How to get Started

  • Introductions
  • Reading materials that include advice for
    starting your art career, etc.
  • Glossaries for Art Terminologies
  • Inventory, taxes, invoice basics
  • Organization: Electronic documents and
    studio work

Materials Provided

  • Glossaries
  • How to get started articles
  • Templates for inventory, invoices, taxes
  • Presentation: “How to get organized!”
Writing & Documentation

  • CV/resume, artist statement, proposal statement & press release
  • How To Apply for grants, residencies, public art & galleries/stores
  • Budget, timeline basics
  • Photographing artwork, labeling images

Materials Provided

  • Basic outlines/examples for CV/etc
  • Contact lists for funding agencies, programs, galleries
  • Application forms for 1 grant and 1 gallery
  • Presentation: “Public art, grants and galleries!”
Marketing & final review

  • Marketing: contact lists, newsletters, social media, websites, logos, packaging, etc.
  • Review of student draft proposals for grants/gallery applications.

Materials Provided

    • Basic how to examples
    • Presentation: “Newsletters, websites,social media & packaging!”
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