Collage and Transfers
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.
Instructor: Candace Nicol
Ages: 15 and up / All levels Cost: $50 Museum members, $55 non-members
Your Journal Book – good to have one with thick paper
Matte or Gloss Heavy Acrylic medium
Inexpensive crafting brushes in various sizes
Gelli Arts Printing Plate (6”x6” or 8”x10”)
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.