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Creative Styling: Clipper Art on a Chinese Crestie

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Video DescriptionAbout Angela Kumpe


20 minutes, 53 seconds



Creative styling is hot these days. It can be a great way to draw attention to your salon. In this lesson, Angela shows you a quick and easy way to have some fun on a short coated pet. She demonstrates how to free-hand carve a butterfly into the fur of Chinese Crested.

Once the butterfly is etched into the coat, she then adds temporary color what will wash out in 1-3 shampoos. To add the finishing touches to this creative design, Angela adds some accent color to the headpiece with chalk. There are tricks that make this simple. Angela shares those tips with you as she demonstrates.

As a bonus, Angela shares with you a new product for temporary tattoos. They take just seconds to apply. Fun. Fast. Simple.

The camera work in this lesson is just like you are looking over her shoulder as she creates the design. It’s like you are getting on one-on-one lesson from Angela!

In this video you will learn:

  • How create a thin, sharp line in the coat
  • What products work best to color the design quickly• How to add accents to the head to complement the design
  • How many shampoos does it take before the color is gone
  • What products to use to get temporary chalk to hold in the coat
  • Bonus: How to apply a temporary tattoo in seconds

Angela Kumpe

Angela Kumpe is a world-renowned speaker, judge, retailer, author and competitor on the creative styling circuit. She is passionate about pets and innovative force in the world of creative pet styling.

Angela is a self-taught pet stylist. She has worked professionally since the mid 90’s in Little Rock, Arkansas. Recently, she closed her salon, A to focus on her mobile grooming business, Designer Dogs and teach creative pet grooming to aspiring creative pet enthusiasts.
She was fascinated the first time she saw a creative design on the cover of a Groomer to Groomer magazine. In 2001 , she entered her first creative grooming competition and been hooked ever since. She has had countless awards in creative grooming competitions around the country. She has won the Barkleigh Honors Award for Creative Groomer of the Year four times and made the coveted cover of Groomer to Groomer Magazine seven times.

Angela is a published author. In 2007 she wrote a one-of-a-kind book, ‘A Creative Collection.’ Her book helps other pet stylists master the art of creative pet styling. In 2013, she published a second book ‘The Ultimate Guide to Salon Creative’ focusing on creative styling for everyday salon settings.

On her website at A Creative Collection, Angela has products and education material to assist other creative pet professionals. Today you can find Angela and her team attending industry trade shows teaching, competing, and running A Creative Collection booth around the country.

Angela’s creative styling abilities have been featured on several national TV and news programs including; TLC’s Extreme Poodles, Animal Planets Most Extreme, Good Morning America, Fox & Friends, and The Today Show. She’s also had numerous articles in newspapers and magazines including the New York Times. Angela is also featured with other creative stylists in an amazing documentary called, “Well Groomed.” The film has been featured in numerous film festivals all over the country. Recently, it was purchased by HBO and is set to air sometime in December 2019

Affordable private, hands-on classes are available in Little Rock, Arkansas. Angel also offers hands-on seminars together with creative legends, Adrian Pope and Lori Craig, around the country. To book/host a seminar, contact Angela directly.

You can find more information about creative styling, products and educational events on her website.

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