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Will you Zoom with me? Let’s create together!

Apple Spice Bakery‘ in Acrylic & Colored Pencil on April 22nd and 29th at 6:00pm EST!

???To answer your questions??? ~ how do I sign up? what surface do I need? what about size and prep? Are both pieces included in the pattern? Is there a ‘free’ demo? How do I attach the paper/board? and more!

To Register simply click (here). This will take you to Cindy Harrison’s Artful Webinars ~ Cindy is the Host of the Zoom Program ~ I teach, she does all the techy stuff. This class is split over two days, four hours each day. April 22 & 29, 2021 at 6pm EST.

Once registered you will receive instructions via email. The instructions will include prep work to be completed prior to class. Both pieces shown in the image above are included in the pattern ~ we will be completing the ‘bread board’ image in class (larger piece). The other piece is a condensed version completed onto a bentwood box.

The line drawing you will receive will need to be sized to your surface. (Due to the nature of ‘computers’ ~ my saving images, printing and scanning to your computer and printer settings…..and to fit your surface chosen).

Here are some fun surface ideas!

The surface you will need is 140lb coldpress watercolor/illustration board. Purchase the board thru and then cut the board to fit the size of the line drawing (after sizing) with an x-acto knife (cutting a little larger of course). You may purchase the watercolor board (here). I have also used 140lb coldpress illustration board, purchase (here). Either one will work just fine ~ I don’t have a preference one over the other. You may possibly find these boards thru Michaels or Hobby Lobby as well.

The boards are suitable for framing of course in any size ~ just simply enlarge or reduce your line drawing to fit your needs.

My hubby created a wood breadboard, similar to a vintage breadboard we have, then measured and cut the watercolor board to fit within the center of the breadboard. Then measured the line drawing and copied to the size needed.

Once the painting is complete attache the watercolor board to the breadboard with upholstery tacks…..pretty neat huh?

Another option is to find a wood box within your stash large enough for the design and adhere watercolor paper to the box to create the painting! (Remember we are doing the larger design in class). For this option use 140lb coldpress watercolor paper and adhere to your wood surface with DecoArt Decoupage. Then continue with sizing the line drawing to fit and the prep work.

If you like this option ~ you may find a blog post on how to adhere the watercolor paper to your wood surface (here) ~ you can also find a blog post (here) on how to finish the inside of the box.

During class learn all the fun techniques to create sweet desserts ~ cinnamon swirl, gooey icing, textured cake and dried fruit thru pencils and a paintbrush! Beginners welcome!

Here are two opportunities to practice for free! Click (here) for a free pattern and video how-to to create a vintage pull toy duck in Paint & Pencil! Catch the inside scoop!

Or join us on March 26 at 7pm est, thru Artful Connections FaceBook Live to create ‘Mulled Apple Cider’, shown below.

Watch and Learn for free or purchase an inexpensive pattern (here) and play along! This very same pattern shown can be created on any surface desired ~ or create on this scalloped ornament purchased thru Sheila Landry (here) and follow the instructions for prepping your surface! Don’t forget to add your watercolor paper!

This pattern is part of the on-going Vintage Scale Series ~ Apple Spice Bakery will be available to purchase as a pattern in October 2021.

So many fun opportunities to create from the comfort of your home. Learn the art of ‘PAiNt & peNCiL! Once you take your first Zoom Class you will be hooked ~ Hope to see you there!

Any questions ~ please email



Coming Soon ~ Christmas Pop-Up Book, Making Suds, 10 minutes projects, Chocolate Coconut Tart, For The Bird, Peanut Butter Fluff, and New Project Surfaces!


PS ~ and while you’re shopping be sure to pick up this Ranger Sketchbook Journal (click here) for a new monthly adventure beginning in July!

5 thoughts on “Apple Spice Bakery Paint & Pencil | Let’s Zoom! | Recipe Card Project

  1. Marie Abberley. says:

    Amy l do not have the Apple Spice Pattern. For Thursday night class .Marie Abberley.

    1. Marie…you should have received an email from Cindy Harrison Artful Webinars confirming your class and it has a place to click for the pattern…I will give your name to Cindy to reach out to you

  2. What a wonderful class this will be, Amy! I love both versions. I am so happy there are things like ‘Zoom’ to allow a nice platform to teach. I am sure the class will be awesome! <3

    1. Such an awesome way to connect to folks all over the world! I am excited for ‘Apple Spice Bakery’! Thank u!

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