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Collage and Transfers

Sunday, April 10 / 10 am – 4 pm

This workshop will explore different collage and mixed media transfer approaches for use in journal books and small art works. Techniques you will learn include gelli-plate prints, gel skin transfers, building backgrounds with ephemera and acrylic paint; and using Xerox transfers as a source material to draw and paint with. 

Supply List: 

  • Your Journal Book – good to have one with thick paper and/or loose sheets of thick paper
  • Matte or Gloss Heavy Acrylic medium
  • Inexpensive crafting brushes in various sizes 
  • Gelli Arts Printing Plate (6”x6” or 8”x10”) 
  • X-acto knife 
  • China Marker 
  • Uni-Ball white pen 
  • Fine-point pigment pens or markers for detail work and writing 
  • Craft Matte acrylic paints – the inexpensive ones in the bottles (at Wallmart they are around $1.50) in white, cream, and your favorite colors 
  • Images in color and black and white that are printed out on a laser printer or color-copied
  • Ephemera items: magazine images, decorative papers, copies of old letters, newspaper articles, tickets, receipts, junk mail, fabric pieces, different tapes like the decorative ones found in the scrapbooking section of stores. 
  • A old credit card or gift card

Instructor: Candace Nicol 
Ages: 15 and Up / All Levels

Mixed Media
April 10, 2016 10 am – 4 pm