Creative Abstract Design on a Poodle
To watch the full video, either Login or Explore Membership today!
Runtime:22 minutes, 36 seconds
Love the idea of being creative? You want something fun yet not have the commitment of the full-blown creative design? This simple abstract design could be your answer. The design can be simple or elaborate – your choice. You can do it on a dog with fuller trims or on a pet sporting a #7 blade length. The beauty of this design is that it allows your creative spirit to flow. In just a few short weeks, the coat will grow back in and you can start on a fresh design. Join Amy as she gets you started on creating an abstract grooming design on a dog.
In this video you will learn:
• Where to gather ideas for a design pattern
• One of the hardest things to do
• Coat lengths that work the best to set an abstract design
• How to add depth into a design
• Products that you can use to make the design pop
Ever since Amy Triezenberg can remember, she has always love animals and wanted to work with them. She grew up in South Holland IL, and was home schooled her whole life. Amy attended Great Lakes Academy of Dog Grooming when she was 17.
She competed in her first grooming contest while still in grooming school and won 3rd place. After competing in regular classes for a while, Amy started competing in creative styling.
She went on to win multiple awards in creative including, the People’s Choice Award, and the cover of Groomer to Groomer magazine 2007, with her three- legged poodle ‘Falore’ with her Fallen Solider design.
After success in the creative styling arena, she resumed her focused on regular grooming classes. With hard work, she earned her slot as a Top 10 GroomTeam Member in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2016. Amy has also won, The Liz Paul Best Scissored Poodle Award, multiple Best All Around Groomer Awards, and Best in Show at the 2012 Atlanta Per Fair with her signature ‘Poodlington’ trim.
Amy was the manager of an exclusive, high volume salon, which she loved. However, she made the difficult decision to leave that role with the birth of her first child. She chose a grooming job closer to her home. Three children later, she and her husband decided to open a home-based grooming salon. The flexible hours allow her to spend quality time with her family and dogs.
Amy has written articles for Groomer to Grooming magazine and enjoys sharing what she has learned with private coaching and seminars.
Amy has shown her Kerry Blue Terrier in AKC conformation shows and working on her IPG Certification. She has always appreciated all the people that have helped her along the way. She looks forward to helping others the way that others have helped her.
Currently, she pursues her passion; the education side of grooming. “I love pouring my heart into helping others learn.”