Morning Dewdrops by Terri Stephens

Morning Dewdrops Creations - The Sunflower Wildcats Workshop

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The “Sunflower Wildcats” Four-Hour Workshop
“Creativity Takes Courage!” – Henri Matisse

“Sunflower Wildcats” Inspired by Henri Matisse - Fauvism

PRICE $65.00 after Monday, July 4, 2022 (Midnight CST)


How to Create Painterly Effects with Stencils Over Decoupage Including the Use of Mediums for Raised Stencils & Fine Stone

Painting Depicting Sunflowers in an Antique Crock placed on a Table in a French Chateau in the early 1900s up against Silk Damask Wallpaper.

The “Sunflower Wildcats” Four-Hour Workshop is limited to seven (7) people, so please enroll early.  Refunds are not available, but your purchase can go toward another class should you not be able to attend.

Workshop: The “Sunflower Wildcats” Inspired by Matisse

Hosted by: Morning Dewdrops by Terri Stephens

Price:          $65.00

When:         Saturday, July 16, 2022

Time:          1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Where:       Van Gossen Distributors, LLC (The Shop Creative Studio), 

                    2901 Hwy 28 East, Suite A, Pineville, LA 71360

This four-hour workshop is being taught to bring out your courageous wildcat in creating a painting inspired by Henri Matisse and the Fauves!  We will celebrate and create with bold colors and patterns, expressive form and almost primitive shapes to bring about the “Sunflower Wildcats,” a painting you create to make you smile and sink into at the end of the day.

You will receive a confirmation email upon completion of purchase.  A second email will be sent to you within 24 hours with additional information about the workshop.

What You Will Learn

Any technique learned can be applied to other substrates including Furniture Art.

Basic Composition & Basic Color Theory

Basics of Light & Shadows

Many Ways to Use DIY Paint – Intro & Best Practices on Canvas & Wood

Use of Many Tools to for Painting Techniques

How to Work with Bold Colors and Pattern

How to Create Raised Stencils

How to Use Stencil Overlays & Mask Stencils

How to use the Negative & Positive Space of a Stencil

How to Use a Palette Knife

How to Decoupage with an Iron

How to Paint Over Decoupage

Different Ways to Use Gesso

How to Tint & Use Textured Mediums

How to Create Patina

Materials You Will Be Using (comes with the class purchase) UNLESS otherwise stated.

20x24 wrapped framed canvas

A Sample Board for Technique for Decoupaging and painting with DIY Paint for Best Tips and Practices

 The Use of DIY Paint Colors – Weathered Wood, Liquid Sunshine, Queen Bee, Skeleton Key, Monet’s Garden, Layered Chocolate and Aviary

The Use of DIY Paint Finishes including Crystal Clear Liquid Patina, DIG Top Topcoat, Old & Grey Liquid Patina, Dark & Decrepit Liquid Patina and Dust, Pennies from Heaven Liquid Patina along with Clear Wax, Golden Rule Wax, White Wax and DIY Paint Frosting for raised stencils

The Use of Artisan Enhancements – Fine Stone for Textured Crock

 A mould of the Greek Goddess (shown in image of painting) will be prepared in advance for your antique crock in the painting.  The silicone mould itself is from Redesign by Prima called Ancient Findings and IS NOT INCLUDED in the class price.

One 19x30 decoupage sheet from Redesign by Prima called Cobalt Flourish and will be our silk damask wallpaper.

The use of JRV Stencil set, “Walking on Sunshine,” (Designed by Vintage Retail Therapy by Mara in partnership with Jami Ray Vintage). This stencil set is NOT INCLUDED in the class price.

 “Blank Crock Stencil” by JRV Stencils (8x10.4, .15 mil thick) This stencil IS INCLUDED in the purchase of the class; you get to take this stencil home with you.


Products from DIY Paint, JRV Stencils and Artisan Enhancements are from Morning Dewdrops by Terri Stephens

Redesigned by Prima decoupage sheet and mould are from Van Gossen Distributors, LLC (The Shop Creative Studio).

The workshop may run a little over the time shown.

After the workshop, you will receive an email with tips on all techniques learned in class.

Should you need any products, a 10% discount is available to class participants on the day of the workshop sold by Van Gossen Distributors, LLC (The Shop Creative Studio) or Morning Dewdrops by Terri Stephens.

MSRP of wrapped, framed canvas, Redesign by Prima decoupage sheet and JRV Crock Stencil value is about $33.

We’re bringing you value in this four-hour workshop with the use of all the products and the techniques you will learn.  We’re here to serve our community and hope you can join us.


Things To Bring to Class

Your Laugh, Smile, Courage and Wildcat Side. Imagine Yourself in Paris, France in 1908. Please BYBOC (Bring Your Beverage of Choice) and snacks if you like.

Things you can bring if you already have them (we will have extras!)

Heat Gun or Hair Dryer

An Apron (any kind will do)

Palette Knives

A Small Iron Used for Crafting or Quilting

Used Gift Cards of No Value (We may use these and cut them up!)

Lint-Free Rag 


To complete our painting in a timely manner, we will have the canvas ready to start with our stencils and paints, etc.; however, we will provide a sample board for you to decoupage with an iron with the remaining (19x10) decoupage paper.


Painted by Terri Stephens © 2022 All Rights Reserved

This Image Cannot be Reproduced Without Consent.