Do you struggle to know what to buy people at Christmas...?

I know I do….! The heart sinks at the question…. “What do you want…..” I don’t want to be ungrateful, but in truth… what is there that I really need….?!! (Okay, art supplies, you can never have enough art supplies…!) This is where experiences come into play….   and online courses… I hear so many people say that they've got the encaustic kit, but just never use it… or don’t know how to use it… or haven’t got the confidence to use it… Well, here’s the perfect gift answer to their needs…  This online course ‘Painting with an Iron’ will give them step by step instructions on how to get started. There are oodles of projects within the videos to work on at their own pace from home. There’s a Facebook group as an optional resource, to pop some inspiration into their newsfeed, give them a spur to get their waxes out at home… and as a place for them to share their work with other like minded souls if they wish. If they just need some encouragement or inspiration, I’d love to help. I’ve created a special offer…. CHRISTMAS2016 – This will give you 25% off.  This code expires on 31stDecember. (Please make sure the discount has been applied before entering your payment details…) They will learn everything I cover in my studio course… but at their own leisure, from the comfort of their own home…. I have lots more online courses planned for 2017, and will ask for volunteers to test run each of my new courses to give me feedback prior to launch, for FREE.   Being in the course members group will give them FIRST DIBS on those free courses…! So, to cross another gift off the list, this is a present that will last well into the New Year and beyond! If buying for somebody else, contact me, we can arrange payment via invoice.  I can create a personal access code for them to use on Christmas Day… Gift Done…! Either have the code e-mailed to you, or I can post you an encaustic wax gift card with the code for £3.50. E-mail me, , or call me, 07976 700737 to arrange.(Leave a message if I'm unavailable, I will get back to you!) Finally, a reminder of dates for 2016 are… Studio Open Days: Wednesday 7th December Saturday 17th December 10am – 3pm. Studio 4, The Stables Studios, Pouchen End Lane, Bourne End, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 2SA. Drop into my studio, artwork, encaustic supplies, (including new R&F Pigment Sticks and Ampersand boards!) cards and gifts, and lots of arty inspiration...! I will have very limited availability after Wednesday 21st December, so please don't leave your requests to the last minute! Really hope we can make this a very creative Christmas. Julie.  Facebooktwitterpinterestlinkedinyoutubeinstagram

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Online Course... Painting with an Iron... Extra savings for December...  

Just a quick reminder to say that the 40% off offer ends tonight...

  Thanks to those who have joined us so far...! Here is the link to the online course to get 40% off   THERE IS A BIG TAX UPDATE HOWEVER..... WHICH WILL BE EVEN MORE REASON TO ACT NOW IF YOU ARE THINKING ABOUT IT.... READ ON FOR EXPLANATION.... Something I have learned today, is the following... IF YOU LIVE IN THE EU, YOU WILL HAVE AN ADDITIONAL TAX ADDED TO YOUR PAYMENT..... This is NEW, and the first time it has been added to a sale of my courses, so I've spent the afternoon investigating why... It seems, in January 2015 a new tax was introduced on Digital Product sales in the EU.   There has been a phased introduction on management of this. Teachable (the platform I use to manage my courses) started rolling out their automated management in the Autumn.   They did an additional update across all users on 28th November...    (That'll teach me to hit delete too soon!) I was unaware of this when putting my newsletter and course pricing out, so it was a complete surprise to me when I saw a UK course sign up e-mail this morning, with the additional tax amount added...! If I understand correctly, the amount added varies depending on which country you live in.   In the UK, there is an additional 20% added to the course price... Nothing I can do about it.   (In todays example, and additional £11.64 was added.) During December, I will honour the prices that I put out in my newsletter. £58.20 with 40% off code £72.75 with 25% off code I will automatically refund any additional tax amount so that you get the course for the price you were promised. If you miss todays 40% off code, I will also do the same with the 25% off which runs until 31st December. As of January 2017, I will have to adjust my wording to say that there may be additional taxes depending on the Country you live in.  Will have to do some more research on that. So, if you've been thinking about learning some new encaustic wax skills from your own home... There will never be a better time to sign up than today...! Julie. x PS... Digital Product Taxes...   Couldn't think of anything better I'd like to be investigating on a Sunday afternoon....! ;DFacebooktwitterpinterestlinkedinyoutubeinstagram

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