Portland or bust!

Okay, I’m going crazy! I registered for that class! I’m enrolled in Heather Ross’ Fabric Design workshop at PNCA’s Summer of Making. “But you live in CA…that’s crazy”, you say! Yes, well, my husband said, “let’s make a road trip out of it!” And that was all I needed. There were only 15 spots in that class, and they’re almost all gone. You only live once, right? When do you get a chance to go and learn from the best? It’s like someone saying, “Hey, Blabby, want to go take a three-day song-writing workshop with the Indigo Girls for the bargain basement price of $400?” HELL YES! I would have signed up for that too.

I wish I could go to PNCA for real. I’d use up my GI Bill there in a second. I was browsing through the courses and it’s super awesome.

One small intimidating point is that the description says “bring your own creative ideas to life”…wait, I need my OWN ideas? I like Heather’s ideas! I’ll need to work on that between now and July :) Good thing I have some time!

I’m BURSTING with excitement!

5 thoughts on “Portland or bust!

  1. I am SOOO excited for you! This is GREAT! You are going to have a fabulous time! And I have NO doubt you will hit the Portland crafty places too, SO FUN! I can’t wait to SEE all about it!

  2. There is no doubt in my mind you will come up with wonderful ideas and find ways of expressing them most creatively. Will be looking forward to see what you come up with.

  3. Hello,
    I came across your blog while looking for oop heather ross fabrics on-line.
    I graduated from PNCA in 2007(majored in illustration) and am a huge Huge fan of Heathers work. You are so very,very lucky! I am still trying to find a way to come up with 400$. I even live in Portland.
    If all else fails she will be giving a free lecture to the public.
    Maybe I will see you there!

  4. Oh man, a degree in illustration! That’s awesome! I hope I do see you…we can be dorked-out fan girls together :)

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