Welcome to the Thursday Club!

April brings us not 1 but 2 Lessons! Our first with guest teacher Cheryl Arkison is coming up soon! I invite you to join us for "Make Waves" Thursday, April 4 @ 12:00 pm PT, and "Painted Eggs" with {me!} Marisa Cummings Thursday, April 11 @ 3 pm PT. Remember If you can't join live, no worries. You will get a replay video recording of the Lesson, and as a Thursday Club Member you get access to ALL Creative Lessons past and future.

The Inspiration behind The Thursday Club: As a working artist and teacher, with a growing business and personal demands, who wants to get back to regular creating...I was thinking...

Wouldn't it be great to go from feeling overwhelmed + depleted, to carefree + creative, as you experience the fulfillment that comes from taking time for your creativity while learning and exploring alongside an encouraging and supportive community of kindred spirits?

This is the reason why I started the Thursday Club: To bring more energy and joy to your every day through a regular practice of creativity.

And it's also the BEST reason why I get to bring you a new LIVE lesson every month with inspiring and encouraging guest teachers, like modern quilter and author Cheryl Arkison.

 

April's Guest Teacher Lesson

Thursday April 4, 12 pm PT

"Make Waves" with Cheryl Arkison.  Join us for our LIVE lesson @ 12 pm PT  This is the very first time Cheryl is making this workshop available live and online. You won't want to miss it!

Thursday Club this month takes on sewing. Quilt making is a magical process. And a process it is. If we wanted a finished quilt we can go to the mall and buy one. It really is about the act of making instead. This particular block embraces improv piecing, some gentle curves, and colour play. Make 1 or make 100! But make every day. It doesn’t matter if you make a whole quilt or a single block.

 Class will cover the basics of picking fabric, cutting for the block, sewing, pressing, and a finishing the block. We will also discuss how to turn a single block into a single miniature quilt. The concept is adaptable for more and more blocks.

 "And oh, the fabric! Bits of woven beauty inspiring us to cut it up only to sew it back together again" ~ Cheryl

Back when I started quilting it was practically unheard of for a 23 year old to do so, but there I was. Now, 20 years later I haven’t stopped. In addition to my own creative work, mostly in improvisational piecing, I love to teach, write books and articles, spread the gospel of improv, and design quilts. Every now and then I make a garment, my Grade 8 Home Ec Teacher would be proud. ~ Cheryl

Cheryl and I first met online 12 years ago. A student of mine in the early days of my business for artists teaching, I've had the privilege of watching Cheryl take her love of modern quilting and transform it into to 3 beautiful, heartfelt books, countless gorgeous quilts and workshops taught all over the world.  Cheryl brings her passion for color, fabric, sewing and daily creating {famous for her Morning Make practice} to everything she creates. If you don't yet know her, or you've been following her for years, you will love learning from Cheryl.  ~  Marisa

"Thank you for the inspiration, the process, the tips, your good humor and great stories. You really are a terrific teacher, you empowered us"


Linda

If you are interested in joining The Thursday Club to have access not only to Cheryl's lesson or Marisa's lesson but to ALL Past and Future Creative Lessons, you can find all the details below. Space will be limited so be sure to reserve your spot right away.

BONUS! Lesson 2 with Marisa

Thursday April 11, 3 pm PT

"Painted Eggs" with your host Marisa Cummings.  Join us for our LIVE lesson @ 3 pm PT  This is the very first time I'm making this workshop available live and online. 

If you know me, and my work {I paint eggs every year} then you know I couldn't resist offering a BONUS! Painted Egg Lesson this April. 

And this is the kind of egg decorating {not hard boiled ;)} you can keep and display year after year, or add to that special someone's Easter Basket, or for my fellow artists in business you can add them to your shop to share with your collectors.

 

Pricing Options

Join us as a Monthly Member to The Thursday Club or for just a Single Lesson {all pricing is USD}

Monthly Membership

$24

PER MONTH

Live Attendance to the Monthly Lesson

Video Lesson Replays

Supply Lists

Access to ALL Creative Lessons Past and Upcoming

Access to our Private Community

JOIN THE THURSDAY CLUB

Single Lesson: Make Waves with Chery Arkison

$48

ONCE

Live Attendance to One Lesson

Video Lesson Replay

Supply List

PURCHASE A SINGLE LESSON

Single Lesson: Painted Eggs with Marisa Cummings

$48

ONCE

Live Attendance to One Lesson

Video Lesson Replay

Supply List

PURCHASE A SINGLE LESSON

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So tell me more about The Thursday Club

You want to be more CREATIVE! You want the time do more of what's most meaningful to you in your life.

Yup that's me!

But you feel like you can't find the time?

You wish you had more encouragement and support, especially on the days when that little voice of self doubt tries to creep in telling you "you're not creative", and questions your talent and abilities to try something new. {how dare it!}

And yet you know how fulfilled you feel when you put those doubts aside, and take the time to make something {and even better, finish a project!}

You know that having a supportive group of creative friends could inspire you and keep you on track, yet you feel more introverted and you'd really rather not leave your house.

You'd love to learn new techniques to get those creative juices flowing again, but you don't have the time to jump into a bunch of courses or figure out who you want to learn from and you'd also really rather not haul your supplies everywhere

You wish you had a consistent way to kickstart your inspiration and keep your creative motivation going, that feels easy and fun {not one more thing on your to do list}

You might also be a successful Creative Entrepreneur, yet now your business demands so much of your time you hardly have a moment to breathe, let alone find the inspiration to create something new.

It really makes you happy to make art for you.

And you love the synergy that happens when you are with a group of kindred spirits and CREATE together!

 

Monthly Lessons + Video Library

Inspiring Monthly Video Lessons taught Live Online featuring Different Creative Lessons by wonderful Expert Guest Teachers.

Live Access to Teachers + Q&A

Live Class Attendance and Coaching where members can ask questions and get real time answers from the teacher.

Private Community Lead by Marisa

Personal Mentoring from Marisa plus support from an encouraging  group of fellow Creatives who understand you!

What if

You had a regular creative date, with a wonderful group of supportive friends, and fantastic teachers sharing new techniques and projects with you, and you didn't have to leave your house, or haul all of your art supplies with you? What if the joy you feel from tapping into your creativity more often, makes you happier every day. What if the momentum of feeling more inspired encourages you to do amazing things you've never tried before? What if your life just gets better and better simply because you made time for what is most meaningful to you. I know it's possible because this is how it happened for me, and this is precisely why I feel so passionate about bringing you The Thursday Club.

 

 

Join us!

I'm SO excited about this CLUB! I want in!

  • You want to be Creatively Inspired + Fired up! Hallelujah!
  • You are ready to make time for more of what you love
  • You can't wait to surround yourself with kindred-spirits {who also understand if you prefer to create quietly} but are always there to encourage you forward and celebrate the art you want to share {when you are ready to share!}
  • You are enthusiastic about learning new things
  • You want to take your skills to the next level, whether you are just beginning or you've been making art for a while, or you're a creative in business
  • You want regular access to a mentor who's been where you are, who knows how to stay in touch with creativity
  • You want access to expertise and resources from the best teachers

Wait, what if it's not for me?

  • You only want to focus on one type of creating
  • You want a place to talk Creative Business {I've got another group just for you!}
  • You let self doubt keep you from pursuing what you love the most
  • You wish you had the time but instead you choose to let everything else take priority in your life

Support, encouragement, inspiration and achievable action are the intentions behind my teaching style. It's all about empowerment with more ease and less overwhelm, trusting your intuition and loving your life. See you in the Thursday Club!

Frequently Asked Questions

Access to an exceptional creative community lead by Marisa Cummings, founder of Creative Thursday; professional Artist, Designer, Author, Teacher, and Podcaster + a Monthly LIVE Lesson featuring different creative projects, with expert Guest Teachers + bonus lessons & more surprise plans to keep you creating all month long!

We will be learning new techniques, and exploring all different kinds of Creative Mediums:

  • painting
  • illustrating
  • block printing
  • fiber arts
  • color theory
  • creative mindset
  • quilting
  • photography
  • sewing + stitching
  • needle arts
  • working with clay
  • digital creating
  • cooking
  • writing...and more
No Problem! You are welcome to send in questions or thoughts ahead of time and we'll do our best to answer them. All recordings of the lessons will be available following the live sessions.

 

While our intention is to have members who intend to stay; yes, you are welcome to try the community out month by month, where you can cancel at any time and resubscribe. If you do re-subscribe and there is a price increase, you will be charged at the new price.

 

The synergy, inspiration, accountability and momentum that happen when a regular group joins together with a similar intention. Plus! you get access to ALL the Creative Lessons!

 

Yes! We'd love to have you. You would just as a Thursday Club Member.

Each lesson will use varying supplies and have accompanying resource lists on where you can find them, but emphasis will be inspiring creativity using supplies you may already have.

That's the best! Lessons will be for all levels. Learning a new skill always inspires the one you are most familiar with and vice versa. Being creative in wide range of disciplines inspires more creativity.

You can email us with any questions at hello@creativethursday.com

 

"I am loving Marisa's community so much. I've had some shifts already! I'm painting up a storm. And I've had a big shift around the whole teaching possibility. I am starting to feel out what aspect of art-making really calls to me, what would I want to delve into and share with other artists in the form of a little online course. And this is coming from a place of inspiration and excitement. I'm amazed that I'm even typing all of this!"


Karla
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