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Castle of Costa Mesa Summer 2015 Felt and Craft Workshops

150423 Mermaid Georgian and merbaby 2015 Summer Workshops post.

 Find out more and Register here.

Mermaid Kingdoms, Fairy Tale playscapes, Toadstool Cottage Night Light, finger puppet Gnomes and more! Come join Jzin Teng of Castle of Costa Mesa and learn how to felt, make small dolls and playscapes this summer. Pick one, or more, of the following 4 themed weeks! These 5 day long workshops (9am-12:30pm Monday-Friday) are for Adults and Children ages 7+. To register online:

  • Download these 2 pages and e-mail them to me Jzinius@yahoo.com with a check of $250.00 per week:  Page 1    Page 2.

Online Registration vertical flyer Castle of Costa Mesa Summer 2015 Felt and Crafts Workshop camp at Waldorf School of Orange County

Week 1: Mermaid Habitat Kingdom: Mermaids, Deep-Sea Beasts and more.

150424 Hi Res. Week 1 Mermaids, Deep-sea Beasts and more. Done

  • Monday 6/15/15 – Friday 6/19/15. 9am-12:30pm. Craft felt mermaids, cave, deep sea beasts, flora and more; Then construct a theater diorama to house them all.
  • Dollmaking: Needle-felt basic Mermaid and doll with legs (pirate with sword, fisherman or character from your imagination).
  • Jzin’s Secret Wet-Felting Technic: Felt cave, Sea/beach playscape mat, boat, fishes.
  • Felting Technics:  Fish-eating-fish-eating-fish, Insidious Ink-squirting Octopus, Clam with pearl, Hydra, kelp forest, beaded starfish.
  • Build Diorama Theater: with surprises to house it all … and more!
  • Week 1 is over. You can view our works from week 1 here. You can still register for Week 2, 3, and 4. Spaces still open.

Week 2: Dreamy, Shimmery Mermaid Kingdom.

150424 Hi Res. Week 2 Dreamy Shimery Mermaid Kingdom. Done

  • Monday 6/29/15 – Friday 7/3/15. 9am-12:30pm. Make beautiful mermaids, their ocean friends and home with swing; Then construct a theater diorama to house them all.
  • Dollmaking: Pretty mermaid dolls with faces and sparkly tail, merbaby, Neptune, prince or fisherman with rod.
  • Jzin’s Secret Wet-Felting Technic: Mermaid cave, Sea/beach playscape mat, boat, fishes.
  • Rejoicing in Textures: Fish with frilly tail, anemone, hydra, the eternally ephemeral jellyfishes, opulent beaded Starfish. To be determined based on interest of class.
  • Build Diorama Theater: with surprises to house it all. Mermaid swing, birthing ring and more!
  • Ideal Mommy and Me summer project: Mothers and children are welcomed to learn and to work together on the same project for one registration fee under the child’s name.
  • The actual contents of the workshop is subject to change, based on discretion of the instructor and the needs and preferences of the student body.
  • Notes for Week 2 students/drop-ins: What to bring/wear/expect

Week 2 workshop is over. You may look at photos from this week here.

I still have spaces open for Week 3 and Week 4. You may still register for Week 3 and Week 4 here. Drop-ins welcome if e-mail me (jzinius@yahoo.com) ahead of class so I can make adequate preparations for you. Register here.

Week 3: Fairy Tale Playscape with Toadstool Cottage Night Light

150424 HI RES Week 3 Fairy Tale Playscape with Toadstool house. Done

  • Monday 7/6/15 – Friday 7/10/15. 9am-12:30pm. Make felted playscapes with fairy tale doll characters in an enchanted woodland with toadstool cottage night light.
  • Dollmaking: Needle-felt basic girl with long skirt (Princess, Old Woman, your own design) and boy with legs (prince, woodcutter, hermit, etc)
  • Jzin’s Secret Wet-Felting Technic: woodland playscape mat, boat, Toadstool cottage/night light, tree with changing foliage for the seasons.
  • Ideal Mommy and Me summer project: Mothers and children are welcomed to learn and to work together on the same project for one registration fee under the child’s name.
  • The actual contents of the workshop is subject to change, based on discretion of the instructor and the needs and preferences of the student body.

Find out more and Register here.

Week 4: Woodland Playscape with Finger Warmer Gnomes

150424 Week 3 HI RES Woodland Playscape with finger puppet gnomes. Done.

  • Monday 7/20/15 – Friday 7/24/15. 9am – 12:30pm. Make felted playscapes with fairy tale dolls characters in an enchanted woodland with finger puppet gnomes.
  • Dollmaking: Needle-felt basic girl with long skirt (Snow White) and boy with legs (prince, woodcutter)
  • Finger Warmer Gnomes: Finger puppet gnomes to reside in the enchanted woods
  • Jzin’s Secret Wet-Felting Technic: woodland playscape mat, boat, Toadstool cottage/night light, tree with changing foliage for the seasons.
  • Ideal Mommy and Me summer project: Mothers and children are welcomed to learn and to work together on the same project for one registration fee under the child’s name.

Find out more and Register here.

Register for Workshop

Discover the versatility, textures and possibilities of felt. Create elaborate playscape and installations for Group Art Exhibition. Create Habitats for Mermaids in Week 1 and 2 courses. Craft playscapes for table top puppet show, story telling, as handmade gifts and more on Week 3 and 4. Jzin is sharing her secret techniques! $250.00 Registration gets you a kit and workshop instruction ($200 tuition + $50 supplies fee).

  • What: Four separate week-long felt and craft workshops to choose from. These are 4 different independent workshops where I teach different things each week. Sign up for one, more or all the workshops. Click here to view weekly workshop contents here.
  • Dates: Monday – Friday, Choice of 4 different weeks in June and July 2015. See Dates and each workshop information here.
  • Time: 9am-12:30pm. Please bring a snack and water.
  • Workshop Location: 5th Grade Classroom, Waldorf School of Orange County. 2350 Canyon Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92627. School Phone: (949) 574-7775
    • Costa Mesa is located 37 miles (60 km) southeast of Los Angeles, 88 miles (142 km) north of San Diego and 425 miles (684 km) south of San Francisco.
    • To find the 5th Grade classroom: as you enter Waldorf School of Orange County, head to your left side of campus, past the basketball court. The classroom is the last one on the furthers right.
  • Who: These are mixed age workshops. Adults, children age 8+, beginners to advanced crafters are welcome. I am sharing my own secret invented methods. Mommy and Me project: Mothers and children are welcomed to learn and to work together on the same project for one registration fee under the child’s name.
  • Cost: $200 tuition + $50 supplies fee. $250.00 to register for each 5 day workshop. You may register multiple workshops at $250 each week.
  • To Register online:
    1. Download these 2 pages and e-mail them to me Jzinius@yahoo.com Page 1. Page 2.
    2. Request a PayPal invoice and pay me through Paypal (my e-mail is Jzinius@yahoo.com). Alternatively, I can also send you my snail mail address and you can mail me your check. E-mail me and let me know which way you prefer.

 

  • Out of the area? If you live far away from Costa Mesa and would like to attend a workshop, I may travel to you if you can gather a good size group for me to teach in August or after.

Please check back here next week for more updates and information. – Jzin

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E-mail me if you are interested in signing up: jzinius@yahoo.com

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9 Comments Post a comment
  1. Good morning, we are looking into maybe heading your way for a workshop ( husband and myself) and wondering a few things…week four…still some place? Hotel in walking distance possible? And can we incorporate a 3d angel relief workshop while there…we come from Montreal, Canada…

    Thank you,

    Kathryne

    June 18, 2015
    • jzinius #

      Dear Kathryne,

      I am delighted to hear that you will travel from Montreal to join our workshop. Yes, I still have spaces. Here is the address of The Waldorf School of Orange County. We will be in the 5th grade classroom: http://www.waldorfschool.com/contact
      I will be happy to incorporate a 3D wool relief angel workshop for you. Please check your e-mail.
      Jzin

      June 18, 2015
  2. Kathryne #

    Hello Jzin,
    Thank you for everything….unfortunately we can’t make it for the July workshop. We do want to attend at a later date and have a more extended time in your area as there are so many beautiful things to see and do. I will check back often to see your later dates as I really wish to do a workshop on playmats, relief painting and if there is a felted light one too. It is disappointing, but we will definitely take one in the future.

    Kathryne

    July 8, 2015
    • jzinius #

      Dear Kathryne,

      Thank you for the heads up. I wish you a beautiful summer. You can “Like” us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/CastleofCostaMesa to see updates on workshops in fall and beyond. It is true there are many things to see and do in Southern California. I imagine it is also quite exciting in Montreal! Cheers! – Jzin

      July 8, 2015

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