This is not a drill people! Nancy Curry will be here for the entire weekend to dazzle and delight with her paper-y stylings. Check this out...
Friday, November 7 @ 6:00pm
We'll be hosting a little welcome back soiree for Nancy. Join us for some light refreshments and fun. Nancy will be giving us a taste of her technique savvy-ness via a delicious demo. She will also be signing copies of her book "Texture Effects" - a must have for your collection. If you'd like to attend just give us a heads up so we have enough treats to go around.
Saturday, November 8 @10:30am
Explore the use of resist ink to create visual texture, increased depth and sophistication. Techniques demonstrated and explored will include monochromatic design with metallic/pearlescent highlights, paper dyeing, partial resist with archival inks and masking as these pertain to the basic non-brayer resist technique. Key design elements and color scheme will round out the class.
Student Supplies: students wil need to bring 3-5 dye ink pads (darker colors provide more contrast), heat tool, and several themed stamps in varying sizes. Optional: clear resist or Versamark pad, Encore Metallic or pearlescent Brilliance pads, and basic tool kit.
Saturday, November 8 @ 2:00pm
Rock n' Roll Brayered Surface Design
This technique-based class will focus on helping your brayer live a more productive life. A variety of papers, mediums, and colorant combinations will mingle to provide interesting and varied surface design. Finish with stamping or use created designs as-is in your cardmaking, altered art, ATCs, journaling, or as the basis for unique wall art.
Student Supplies: students will need to bring a 4" rubber brayer, scissors, Black StazOn pad, coordinating patterned paper, glue stick. Optional: favorite stamps
Sunday, November 9 @ 1:00pm
Paper Tapestry: the Fine Art of Paper Weaving
Tell a story, create a mood, or simply enjoy colorplay as you create a unique piece of woven, frameable art. Handmade paper textured with paint and motifs becomes the backgrop for a myriad of embellishment choices including diverse fibers, ribbons, beads and brass charms. The result will be an art piece that is uniquely yours to enjoy or share.
Student Supplies: small paintrbrush for gluing, a 1/2" or 3/4" flat paintbrush, scissors, Xacto knife and cutting mat, red liner tape or the like. Optional: favorite beads, charms